Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X vs Royal Enfield Classic 500 Comparison

*Ex-showroom price in Delhi

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X vs Royal Enfield Classic 500

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X vs Royal Enfield Classic 500: Royal Enfield Classic 500 ABS is the more fuel efficient one with a claimed mileage of 32 kmpl while the claimed figure for Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X ABS is 32 kmpl. Royal Enfield Classic 500 is priced at Rs 202046 (Ex-showroom Price) while Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500X is the costlier one priced at Rs 215178 (Ex-showroom Price). Thunderbird 500X is available in 2 colour options while Classic 500 has 6 colours to choose from.

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.2.50 Lakh onwards
Rs.2.36 Lakh onwards
Mileage (Overall)
32 kmpl
32 kmpl
Engine Type
Single cylinder 4 stroke, air-cooled
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, Twin spark, Air cooled
Displacement
499 cc
499 cc
No. of Cylinders
1
1
Max Power
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
User Rating
4.7
Based on 6 Reviews
4.1
Based on 33 Reviews
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Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Disc
Disc
ColoursBlueOrangeBlack
Fuel Capacity
20 L
13.5 L
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single cylinder 4 stroke, air-cooled
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, Twin spark, Air cooled
Displacement
499 cc
499 cc
Max Power
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque
41.3 Nm @ 4000 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
Kick and Self Start
Kick and Self Start
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Clutch
-
Wet, Multi-Plate
Ignition
-
Digital Electronic Ignition
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
5-Speed
5 Speed
Bore
-
84 mm
Stroke
-
90 mm
Compression Ratio
8.5:1
8.5:1
Features and Safety
ABS
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Speedometer
Analogue
Analogue
Tachometer
Analogue
-
Odometer
Digital
Analogue
Tripmeter
Digital
-
Fuel Gauge
Digital
Analog
Console
Analogue and Digital
Analogue
ClockYes
-
Engine ImmobilizerNoNo
Anti Theft AlarmNoNo
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Mileage and Performance
ARAI Mileage
-
32 kmpl
Overall Mileage
32 kmpl
32 kmpl
0-60 Kmph
-
3 Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Single Down Tube
Single down tube, Using engine as stressed member
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic forks
Telescopic Forks
Rear Suspension
Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload
Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
2040 mm
2140 mm
Width
830 mm
790 mm
Height
1140 mm
1090 mm
Fuel Capacity
20 L
13.5 L
Ground Clearance
135 mm
135 mm
Wheelbase
1350 mm
1380 mm
Kerb Weight
199 kg
196 Kg
Electricals
Headlight
LED Projector
Halogen
Tail Light
LED
Bulb
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb
Projector Headlights
LED Projector
-
LED Tail LightsYes
-
Battery Capacity
-
12 V, 12 Ah
Pilot Lamps
-
Yes
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-19 Rear :-120/80-18
Front :-90/90-19, Rear :-110/90-18
Tyre Type
Tubeless
Tube
Wheel Size
Front :-19 inch Rear :-18 inch
Front :-19 inch, Rear :-18 inch
Wheels Type
Alloy
Spoke
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Disc
Disc
Front Brake Diameter
280 mm
280 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
240 mm
240 mm
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider)
22 psi
22 psi
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
22 psi
25 psi
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider)
32 psi
32 psi
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
32 psi
35 psi

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