Royal Enfield Himalayan vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Comparison

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Royal Enfield Himalayan vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500

Royal Enfield Himalayan vs Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500: Royal Enfield Himalayan ABS is the more fuel efficient one with a claimed mileage of 36.26 kmpl while the claimed figure for Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 ABS is 30 kmpl. Royal Enfield Himalayan is priced at Rs 180951 (Ex-showroom Price) while Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 is the costlier one priced at Rs 207307 (Ex-showroom Price). Himalayan is available in 3 colour options while Thunderbird 500 has 3 colours to choose from.

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.2.13 Lakh onwards
Rs.2.42 Lakh onwards
Mileage (City)
36.26 kmpl
30 kmpl
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Air cooled, SOHC
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, Spark ignition, Air cooled
Displacement
411 cc
499 cc
No. of Cylinders
1
1
Max Power
24.83 PS @ 6500 rpm
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque
32 Nm @ 4500 rpm
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
User Rating
4.2
Based on 55 Reviews
4.1
Based on 16 Reviews
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Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Disc
Disc
ColoursBlackSnowFlicker blackStone BlackMarine
Fuel Capacity
15 Ltrs
20 L
Body Type
Tourer Bikes
Cruiser Bikes, Tourer Bikes
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Air cooled, SOHC
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, Spark ignition, Air cooled
Displacement
411 cc
499 cc
Max Power
24.83 PS @ 6500 rpm
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque
32 Nm @ 4500 rpm
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
No. of Cylinders
1
1
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Air Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
-
2
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Starting
Self Start Only
Kick and Self Start
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Clutch
Wet, Multi-Plate
Wet, Multi-Plate
Ignition
Digital electronic ignition
Digital Electronic Ignition
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
5 Speed
5 Speed
Bore
78 mm
84 mm
Stroke
86 mm
90 mm
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
8.5:1
Features and Safety
ABS
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Speedometer
Analogue
Analogue
Tachometer
Analogue
Analogue
Odometer
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter
Digital
Digital
Fuel Gauge
Analog
Digital
Console
Analogue and Digital
Analogue and Digital
Clock
-
Yes
Engine ImmobilizerNoNo
Anti Theft AlarmNoNo
Additional Features
-
Hazard Lamp
Stepup SeatYesYes
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Passenger Backrest
-
Yes
Mileage and Performance
ARAI Mileage
-
30 kmpl
City Mileage
36.26 kmpl
-
Highway Mileage
37.8 kmpl
-
Overall Mileage
35 kmpl
-
Max Speed
120 kmph
-
0-60 Kmph
4.33 Sec
4.65 Sec
0-100 Kmph
11.69 Sec
-
Quarter Mile
17.92 s @ 114.66 kmph Sec
-
30-70 kmph
5.40
-
40-80 kmph
6.71 Sec
-
Braking (60-0 Kmph)
20.74 m Sec
-
Braking (80-0 Kmph)
36.14 m Sec
-
Braking (100-0 Kmph)
56.21 m Sec
-
Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Half-Duplex Split Cradle Frame
Single Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed Member
Body Type
Tourer Bikes
Cruiser Bikes, Tourer Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Forks
Telescopic Forks
Rear Suspension
Monoshock with Linkage
Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
2190 mm
2060 mm
Width
840 mm
790 mm
Height
1360 mm
1205 mm
Fuel Capacity
15 Ltrs
20 L
Saddle Height
800 mm
-
Ground Clearance
220 mm
135 mm
Wheelbase
1465 mm
1350 mm
Kerb Weight
194 Kg
199 Kg
Underseat storageNo
-
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
Halogen
Tail Light
LED
LED
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb
Projector Headlights
-
Yes
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Battery Type
MF
-
Battery Capacity
12 V, 8 Ah
12 V, 14 Ah
Average Fuel economy IndicatorYesYes
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-21 Rear :-120/90-17
Front :-90/90-19 Rear :-120/80-18
Tyre Type
Tube
Tube
Wheel Size
Front :-21 inch Rear :-17 inch
Front :-19 inch Rear :-18 inch
Wheels Type
Spoke
Spoke
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Disc
Disc
Front Brake Diameter
300 mm
280 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
240 mm
240 mm
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider)
28 psi
22 psi
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
28 psi
22 psi
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider)
32 psi
32 psi
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
34 psi
32 psi

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