Royal Enfield Himalayan ABS vs Benelli BX 250 Motard Comparison

Updated: 07, Oct, 2017 09:45 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,80,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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₹ 1,50,000
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Wheelbase
1465 mm1479 mm
Ground Clearance
220 mm277 mm
Overall Length
2190 mm2184 mm
Overall Width
840 mm845 mm
Seat Height
800 mmNA
Overall Height
1360 mm1193 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight
194 kg136.6 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity
15 litres7.0 litres

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Mileage
30-35 kmpl (Approx.)NA
Top Speed
145 kmphNA

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Grabrail
NA
Pass Light
Pillion Footrest

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
411 cc249 cc
Number of Cylinders
11
Maintenance Service Intervals
10,000 kmsNA
Spark Plug Change Intervals
25,000 kmsNA
Bore
78 mm72 mm
Stroke
86 mm61.2 mm
Compression Ratio
9.5:111.2: 1
Gearbox Type
Constant MeshNA
Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
NA
Air Cleaner
Paper elementNA
Engine Description
411cc, Air-Cooled, Single CylinderSingle cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid cooled, 4-valve, double overhead camshaft
Cooling
Air-cooledNA
Clutch
Wet, multi-plateOil Bath
Ignition
Digital Electronic IgnitionTCI
Number of Gears
55
Maximum Power
24.5 HP @ 6500 rpm25 bhp @ 9000 rpm
Maximum Torque
32 NM @ 4250-4500 rpm21 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Lubrication
Wet sumpWet sump
Fuel System
Electronic fuel injection (EFi)Fuel Injection
Emission Standard
BS4EURO 3
Oil Grade
Semi-synthetic 15W 50API, SL grade & above JASO MA 2NA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Low Battery Indicator
NA
Low Oil Indicator
NA
Compass
DigitalNA
Gear Indicator
NA
Tachometer
Analog
Odometer
Digital
Speedometer
Analog
Trip Meter
Digital
Fuel Gauge
Analog
Clock
DigitalNA

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
AdventureOff-Road
Official Tagline
Purpose-Built for AdventureNA
Bike Variant
Royal Enfield Himalayan ABSBenelli BX 250 Motard
Price in India
Royal Enfield Himalayan ABS is priced at INR 1.80 Lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).Benelli BX 250 Motard is expected to be priced around INR 1,50,000 in India (ex-showroom).
Current Status
AvailableUpcoming
Warranty in India
2 years or 20,000 kms (whichever is earlier)NA
Braking System
2-Channel ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)NA
Shades
Granite Black, Snow WhiteWhite
Vehicle Overview
Royal Enfield Himalayan BS4 is the first of its kind motorcycle of India, offering a full fledged off-roader with the ability to run over places where no roads exist. It is powered by a 411cc long stroke engine producing 24.5 BHP and 32 Nm of torque. It offers 220 mm of ground clearance and weighs 191 kg. Himalayan comes with a 10,000 kilometer service interval and uses the trusted 5-speed gearbox for its operations. RE Himalayan rivals Mahindra Mojo in the Indian market while offers 200 mm and 180 mm of front and real wheel travel respectively.Benelli BX250 Motard carries an exclusive design, differentiated form other by its high stance and extended front suspension. It is powered by a 249cc, liquid cooled and fuel injected engine, producing 25 BHP at 9000 rpm and 21 Nm at 7000 rpm. The thing that makes it better than other include 50 mm front telescopic forks, 17 inch wheels and a wet weight of just 136.6 kg. It can take any terrain with ease as its 277 mm of ground clearance makes it even better than the best available Indian SUV. The motorcycle may get priced around INR 1.50 lakh and rivals Royal Enfield Himalayan in its class.
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol

BATTERY & ELECTRICALS

Voltage
12VNA
Capacity
8AHNA
Battery Type
VRLANA

MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT

Design
NA
Performance
NA
Comfort
NA
Fuel Economy
NA
Features
NA
Build Quality
NA
Value for Money
NA
Standout Features
21 inch Front Tyre, Long Travel Suspension, 220 mm Ground Clearance, High Torque, 10000 km Long Service Interval, Compass, Powerful Headlight, Fuel Injection, 2-Channel ABSNA
Should You Buy It?
Let Royal Enfield first demonstrate the capabilities of this new model and wait for some reliable rider review before spending more than INR 2 lakh on Himalayan. It is one game changing product but still, first round never met expectations of riders on quality.NA

BRAKES & TYRES

Wheel Type
Spoke WheelsAluminum alloy
Rear Brake
240mm DiscØ238 mm stainless steel disc with 2-piston floating caliper
Front Brake
300mm DiscØ280 mm stainless steel disc with 2-piston floating caliper
ABS
Yes, (Dual Channel)NA
Alloy Wheels
Rear Wheel
17-inch3.00" x 17"
Front Wheel
21-inch2.50" x 17"
Front Tyre
90/90 21100/80 - 17
Rear Tyre
120/90 17130/70 - 17

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Rear Suspension
Mono-shock with linkageMonoshock with progressive link
Front Suspension
Telescopic ForksHydraulic telescopic fork Ø 50mm
Frame
Half-duplex split cradle frameSteel tubes with triangular structure
Front Wheel Travel
200 mmNA
Rear Wheel Travel
180 mmNA

LIGHTING

Projector Head Light
NA
Head Light Type
HalogenNA
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
NA
Turn Signal Light (Front)
12V, 10WNA
Turn Signal Light (Rear)
12V, 10WNA
Head Light
60/55W, HalogenNA
Tail Light
LED position lampNA

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