KTM Duke 250

KTM Duke 250

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 2,37,222
* Delhi. May vary.


Colour Options and Price in India
Bike Variant 2023 KTM Duke 250
Availability Status in India Available
2-Wheeler Type Naked
Latest Price in India 2023 KTM Duke 250 price is Rs 2.37 lakh (ex-showroom).
Fuel Type Petrol
Colour Options Metallic Silver, Dark Galvano
Official Tagline One of a Kind
On Road Price 2023 KTM Duke 250 on road price is around 2.78 lakh.
Fuel Economy
Build Quality
Value for Money
Engine Details 248.8cc, Liquid-Cooled, Single Cylinder, DOHC, 4-Stroke Engine
Fuel System Bosch Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Cooling Liquid Cooled
Engine cc (Displacement) 248.8 cc
Maximum Power 30 HP @ 9000 rpm
Maximum Torque 24 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Number of Cylinders 1
Emission Norms BS6-Compliant
Lubrication Wet Sump, Forced
Compression Ratio 12.5:1
Bore 72 mm
Stroke 61.1 mm
Number of Gears 6
Gearbox Type Wet Multiplate
Clutch PASC Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically Operated
Mileage KTM Duke 250 mileage is 30 kmpl (approximate).
Performance In terms of performance, the 250cc street bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 8.64 seconds.
Top Speed KTM Duke 250 top speed is 148 kmph (speedo-indicated).
Front Brake 320mm Single Disc with Radially Mounted Calliper
Rear Brake 230mm Single Disc with Floating Calliper
ABS 2-Channel with SuperMoto Mode
Front Tyre 110/70-R17
Rear Tyre 150/60-R17
Front Wheel 17-inch
Rear Wheel 17-inch
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
0-60 kmph 3.44 secs
0-100 kmph 8.64 secs
Braking System 2-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Similar Bikes Suzuki Gixxer 250, Honda CBR250R, Husqvarna Vitpilen 250, Yamaha FZS 25, Bajaj Dominar 250, Bajaj Pulsar N250
Front Suspension 43mm WP Apex Upside Down Forks
Rear Suspension WP APEX Monoshock, 10 Step Adjustable
Frame (Chassis) Split-Trellis Frame (Tubular)
Front Wheel Travel 142 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 161 mm
Overall Length 2026 mm
Overall Width 836 mm
Overall Height 1267 mm
Ground Clearance 151 mm
Seat Height 822 mm
Wheelbase 1357 mm
Kerb Weight 169 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.4 litres
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital
Odometer Digital
Clock Digital
ABS Light
LED Indicator Lights
Fuel Gauge Digital
Low Fuel Warning Light
Gear Indicator Digital
Service Reminder Digital
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Gear Shift Light
Engine Check Indicator
Pass Light
Battery Type Maintenance Free
Capacity 8Ah
Voltage 12V
Head Light Full Split LED Headlamp
Tail Light LED
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Miscellaneous Information
Emission (Co2) 74.7 g/km
Chain 5/8 x 1/4” X-Ring
Steering Angle 65°

KTM Duke 250 Review

19 Oct, 2022 03:20 PM

Detailed Review by Maxabout Team


KTM bikes are immensely popular among young buyers in India. The Austrian bike maker launched the 250 Duke in India in 2017 to fill the gap between 200 and 390. The bike sits in the middle of these two in terms of power, features and pricing. Continuing the KTM’s racing legacy, the bike made a prominent place in the Indian two-wheeler industry. The brand has made some tweaks to the bike in 2020. Let’s dive in to know all of its features and specifications.

KTM Duke 250 Design and Style

Built on KTM’s aggressive design language, the 250 Duke is a naked motorbike. The motorcycle's general design is similar to that of its elder sibling, the 390 Duke. The front profile has a sleek headlamp design with LED daytime running lights in the shape of a boomerang. The fuel tank is chiselled and has stylish extensions.

The exposed trellis frame lends the KTM 250 Duke a rugged appearance. The tail part also has a bolted frame painted in orange that looks fantastic. The side-mounted exhaust adds to the appearance of the motorbike. The tail section is stylish, thanks to the new LED taillight, split grip rails, and tail-tidy design. The black alloy wheels with orange stickers complement the entire appearance.

KTM Duke 250 Engine and Gearbox

Talking about power, this bike has a 248.8cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke engine. This engine generates 30 hp power at 9,000 rpm and 24 Nm torque at 7,500 rpm. This engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission which provides a better computing experience.

KTM Duke 250 Brakes, Suspension and Tyres

In its front, 43mm WP USD forks have been given. At the same time, a 10-step adjustable WP mono-shock suspension has been given in its rear. Talking about braking features, a 320mm disc brake has been given in its front. At the same time, a 230mm disc brake has been given in its rear. The bike gets 17-inch alloy wheels with 110mm wide tires at the front and 150mm at the rear.

KTM Duke 250 Instrument Console

KTM has given a digital LCD instrument cluster in the new 250 Duke, which also offers navigation and Bluetooth connectivity. In addition to that, it also displays speedometer, tachometer, trip meter, odometer, clock, ABS light, LED indicator lights, fuel gauge, low fuel warning light, gear indicator, service reminder, low oil indicator, low battery indicator, gear shift light and engine check indicator.

Key Features of KTM Duke 250

New KTM 250 Duke gets features like USD Forks, Wide Tyres, Attractive Shades, Dual-Channel ABS to mention a few.

KTM Duke 250 Top Speed and Mileage

2023 KTM 250 Duke is good enough to sprint from 0-100 kmph in around 8.64 seconds. When it comes to the top speed and mileage of the motorcycle, you can expect it to reach 148 kmph along with around 30-35 kmpl of mileage under mixed riding conditions.

KTM Duke 250 Colour Options

At present, the New KTM 250 Duke street bike is available in 2 colour options in India -Metallic Silver, and Dark Galvano.

KTM Duke 250 Price Range in India

The on-road pricing of the 2023 KTM Duke 250 in Delhi is Rs 2.73 lakh, Rs 2.82 lakh in Mumbai, Rs 2.76 lakh in Kolkata, and Rs 2.80 lakh in Chennai. The prices listed above are estimates; please contact your local KTM dealership for an actual on-road price quote in your city.

Ex-showroom Price & On-Road Price

Ex-Showroom Price is the Manufacturing Cost of the vehicle + Dealer/Seller Profit + GST (Goods and Service Tax) + Transportation Charges (from the manufacturing plant to the dealership). The On-Road Price, on the other hand, is the real amount you pay to the dealership to make the car roadworthy. It includes Ex-Showroom Price in your city + RTO Charges (Vehicle Registration) + One Time Road Tax + Insurance Charges. The On-Road Price also includes some optional things like if you opt for Genuine Accessories and Extended Warranty while buying a vehicle. Please note that the On-Road Price varies a lot across different states in India due to different percentages for the State Registration Charges.

KTM Duke 250 Competitors

At present, Yamaha FZS 25 and Suzuki Gixxer 250 are in competition with New KTM 250 Duke in the Indian market. Although both these bikes are cheaper than the 250 Duke, their torque and power output is less than the 250 Duke.

Verdict- Should You Buy it?

When it comes to power, the KTM 250 Duke’s torque and power outputs are the maxima and best figures in the 250cc segment. Apart from that, the appeal of this bike cannot be seen in any other 250cc segment bikes. The split headlamp and integrated DRLs are some plus points. The motorcycle comprises a good braking experience with a dual-channel ABS system and is all set in the department of safety and comfort. The bike comes in a sporty look and is a perfect buy for the youth.

Frequently Asked Questions

Most Popular FAQs for KTM Duke 250
  • Is the KTM Duke 390 good for slim guys?
    13 Sep, 2021

    Yes, It is a good choice for slim guys too. The KTM Duke 390 is lightweight and easy to handle which makes it perfect for all body types.

  • How hazardous is the KTM Duke 390 in India for a 150cc bike rider wishing to upgrade?
    13 Sep, 2021

    It is all about the driving of the user because no bike is hazardous. You need to learn to drive properly and you are riding a 150cc bike already then KTM Duke 390 can be the best option thanks to its features and looks. However, we got mixed reviews about mileage and the mileage depends on the driving of the user and maintenance so you can go with this bike.

  • Why should I go for the KTM DUKE 390 over other bikes in this segment?
    13 Sep, 2021

    If you are a speed lover and in search of a sporty bike at this price range then you can pick the KTM DUKE 390 as its power plus performance, dual-channel ABS, DOS engine, TFT screen, stylish bright LED headlight, up and down front fork suspensions are some of the multiple features that won’t disappoint you.

  • From where can I buy BS3 KTM Duke 390 for INR 1.5 lakh?
    14 Dec, 2017 | By Maxabout Team

    BS3 version of KTM 390 Duke can now only be availed from the used motorcycle market. The price tag of INR 1.5 lakh will be demanded for 2015+ model and that will be a fair deal in all terms. It carries a decent design and performs equally well when compared to the new model.

    The 373.2 cc, single cylinder engine on KTM Duke 390 is good for 43.5 PS and 37 Nm of torque. It was sold for around INR 2.4 lakh of on-road price before the shutdown of BS3 bikes in India. It was lighter than the current version while lacked features like TFT colored display, ride by wire, LED front headlight and a bigger steel fuel tank.

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