Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Price starts at Rs. 3.03 Lakh which is Rs. 18,000 costlier than base model of Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 priced at Rs. 2.85 Lakh. The claimed mileage of Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 is 30 kmpl whereas the mileage of Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is 25 kmpl. In technical specifications, Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 is powered by 452 cc engine , while Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is powered by 647.95 cc engine. Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 is available in 5 different colours while Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 comes with 7 colours. The Comparison Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

Key Highlights Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 BaseRoyal Enfield Interceptor 650 Canyon Red
Engine Type Liquid Cooled, Single Cylinder, 4 Valves, DOHC Inline twin cylinder, 4 stroke / SOHC
Max Power 40.02 PS @ 8000 rpm 47.4 PS @ 7250 rpm

Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Key Highlights

Basic Info Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 BaseRoyal Enfield Interceptor 650 Canyon Red
Rating
103 reviews
390 reviews
Brand Name Royal Enfield Royal Enfield
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 2.85 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 3.03 Lakh View On Road Price
Engine Type Liquid Cooled, Single Cylinder, 4 Valves, DOHC Inline twin cylinder, 4 stroke / SOHC
Max Power 40.02 PS @ 8000 rpm 47.4 PS @ 7250 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Colors
Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 Colors
Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Colors
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
Wheel Size ... Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Spoke Alloy
ABS Dual Channel Dual Channel
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Speedometer Digital ...
EMI
Rs. 7,803 @ 6% (36 months)
Rs. 8,296 @ 6% (36 months)
Insurance Rs. 21,073 Himalayan 450 Insurance Rs. 21,418 Interceptor 650 Insurance
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Engine Type
Liquid Cooled, Single Cylinder, 4 Valves, DOHC
Inline twin cylinder, 4 stroke / SOHC
Engine Displacement
452 cc
647.95 cc
Max Power
40.02 PS @ 8000 rpm
47.4 PS @ 7250 rpm
Max Torque
40 Nm @ 5500 rpm
52.3 Nm @ 5150 rpm
Emission Type
bs6-2.0
bs6-2.0
Bore
84 mm
78 mm
Stroke
81.5 mm
67.8 mm
No Of Cylinders
1
2
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder
4
...
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol
Ignition
...
Digital spark ignition
Compression Ratio
...
9.5:1

Brakes Front
Disc
Disc
Brakes Rear
Disc
Disc

Mileage (Overall)
30 kmpl
25 kmpl

Tyre Size
...
Front :-100/90-18, Rear :-130/70-R18
Wheel Size
...
Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Tyre Type
Tube
Tubeless
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy)
Spoke
Alloy

Dry Weight
181 kg
...
Seat height
825 mm
...
Load carrying capacity
198 kg
...
Length*Width*Height
2245*852*1316 mm3
2119*835*1067 mm3
Wheelbase
1510 mm
1398 mm
Length
2245 mm
2119 mm
Ground Clearance
230 mm
...
Height
1316 mm
1067 mm
Width
852 mm
835 mm
Fuel Capacity
17 Liters
13.7 Liters
Kerb Weight
196 Kg
218 Kg
Total Weight
...
400 kg
Tail Light
LED
Bulb
Front Brake Diameter
320 mm
320 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
270 mm
240 mm

Additional Features
...
Paper element, Forced lubrication, Wet sump with pump driven oil delivery
USB charging port
Turn Signal Lamp
LED
Bulb

ABS
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Body Type
Adventure Tourer Bikes
Cruiser Bikes
Starting
Self Start Only
Self Start Only
Seat Type
Split
Split
Speedometer
Digital
...
Trip Meter
Digital
...
Gradeability
...
24 degrees
Passenger Footrest
...
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Air Cooled
Odometer
Digital
...
Navigation
...
Switchable ABS
...

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives

Royal Enfield Himalayan 450

  • Powerful engine
  • really comfortable
  • great price
  • agile

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

  • Most affordable 650cc bike in India
  • Linear yet exciting power delivery
  • Extremely refined engine.

Royal Enfield Himalayan 450

  • Not the smoothest engine
  • features could have been more easy to use
  • tubeless spoke wheels are yet to come

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

  • Lacks features
  • Uncomfortable for pillion riders
  • Rear suspension is a little too soft.
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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. Should I buy a Interceptor 650 now or will there be a new model in 2022 for the Interceptor 650?
  • If you want a bike now then you may go for the current model. Moreover, as of now, there's no update from the brand's end of when the update will launch for Royal Enfield Interceptor 650. Stay tuned for further updates.Read more -The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Will Get A New Exhaust For 2022.
  • The only difference is the 2022 is Euro 5 compliant.
  • Is there a 2023 version announced?
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Q. I own a Classic 350, I want to upgrade to Interceptor 650. Is it good for slow riders and does weight be an issue compared Classic 350?
  • I just purchased a 2022 Interceptor 650 and after replacing the entire exhaust system with much lighter pieces and removing several unneeded items, I've lost approx 45 lbs. I love the way it handles now.
Q. Confused between Interceptor 650 or Duke 250?
  • Selecting the right bike would depend on several factors such as your budget preference on the segment, features required, engine options, brand preference, etc. Surprisingly, the Interceptor 650 feels less like a Royal Enfield and more like a 90’s Honda -- such is the refinement level and performance on offer. The motor is a gem with loads of torque from the get-go and a nice soundtrack accompanying it. Quality and fit and finish levels are quite good and the motorcycle feels built to last. This is easily the best Royal Enfield out there. Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is powered by a 648 cc engine. This Interceptor 650 engine generates a power of 47.65 PS @ 7150 rpm and a torque of 52 Nm @ 5250 rpm. Interceptor is the most affordable multi-cylinder bike in India, Power delivery is linear and friendly but still exciting, Extremely refined. On the other hand, probably the most un-KTMish KTM of them all, the 250 Duke with its relaxed motor and comfy suspension is a great choice for those who aren’t looking to set lap records but want something quick and convenient for everyday use. KTM 250 Duke is powered by a 248.8 cc engine. This Duke 250 engine generates a power of 30 PS @ 9000 rpm and a torque of 24 Nm @ 7500 rpm. Moreover, we would suggest you to take a test ride before making the final decision. Follow the link and select your desired city for dealership.

Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 Vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 Comparison FAQs

Which bike is cheaper Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650?

The Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 is cheaper than Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 by Rs. 18,000.

Which bike offers better performance Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 vs Royal Enfield Interceptor 650?

For the Base version, 452 cc Petrol engine of Himalayan 450 produces 40.02 PS @ 8000 rpm of power and 40 Nm @ 5500 rpm of torque. Whereas for the Canyon Red version, 647.95 cc Petrol engine of Interceptor 650 produces 47.4 PS @ 7250 rpm of power and 52.3 Nm @ 5150 rpm of torque

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Royal Enfield Himalayan 450
  • Royal Enfield Interceptor 650
  • Himalayan 450
    Sd adventure 

    Yeah it's new updated version compared to yezdi adventure, But it's too demand in tamilnadu minimum 2 months waiting period for every city

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    RJ (Verified User) 1 day ago
  • Himalayan 450
    Totally gi 

    The bike was super smooth and the brakes was totally fine and clean that i can also drive it on off road

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    Sikhil (Verified User) 1 day ago
  • Himalayan 450
    Wonderful machine 

    Its an wonderful machine the pick up is well and the comfort is too good.I promise you any company cannot beat this.I love the machine.

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    Anonymous 2 days ago
  • Himalayan 450
    Excellent off roader bike 

    The Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 is a brand new adventure bike for 2024, designed to conquer tough terrains and explore off-road. An optional low seat variant might be available for shorter riders. The starting price for the Himalayan 450 is around Rs 2.85 lakh. Overall the Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 is a promising new option for adventure touring. While mileage might be slightly lower than its competitors in the market . However its fuel economy is generally low .

    0
    Anonymous 4 days ago
  • Himalayan 450
    The bike is nothing like 

    The bike is nothing like any ordinary royal enfield, This motor is serious it packs a punch!

    0
    Anonymous 1 week ago
  • Himalayan 450
    The Ultimate Explorer 

    The Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 is a versatile explorer which is tailored to meet different terrains with unmatched competence. This features a 750cc engine, which comes with steady performance for adventure. Its full suspension with well braced chassis make it overlook the rough roads. A well-equipped motorcycle with details like a windscreen, luggage rack and adjustable seat makes it convenient and functional while doing long journeys. Be it throughout tough peaks or jam-packed city thoroughfares, the Himalayan 450 provides a thrilling yet dependable ride that any adventure fan will cherish.

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    Anonymous 3 weeks ago
  • Himalayan 450
    Ready for every type of road 

    Having owned the Royal Enfield Himalayan 450 for several months now, I am really impressed by its rugged capabilities and the new upgrades over the previous models. The upgraded 450cc engine offers more power and torque up to 40 horsepower and 45 Nm, making off road adventures more thrilling.The Himalayan 450’s ride quality is enhanced by improved suspension and a more comfortable seating position makes long rides much less tiring. The inclusion of switchable ABS is a good feature giving more control when riding off road.

    0
    Anonymous 1 week ago
  • Himalayan 450
    5.0
    Road capabilities 

    * excellent off road capabilities : the himalayan 450's suspension and ground clearance make it well-suited for tracking rough terrain *

    0
    Raja (Verified User) 2 weeks ago
  • Himalayan 450 User Reviews
  • Interceptor 650
    follows you at your pace 

    My Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is a bike that bridges the gap between old-school character and modern performance. i feel milage is around 25-30 kmpl depending on riding style. The riding position is upright and relaxed, perfect for long rides my mother feels very relaxed in journey . The suspension is on the softer side. However its fuel efficiency is very low .

    0
    Anonymous 1 day ago
  • Interceptor 650
    City commuting 

    The royal enfield interceptor 650 offers a classic yet contemporary riding experience.The upright seating position, Wide handlebars, And comfortable seat make it suitable for both city commuting and long-distance rides.Riders appreciate the bike's balance and stability, Which is enhanced by its twin cradle frame and well-tuned suspension system.The overall ride quality is smooth, And the handling is quite responsive for a bike in this segment.

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    Nishant (Top ZW Voice) 2 days ago
  • Interceptor 650
    I had Good Riding Experience 

    I had good riding experience with interceptor and seat with comfortable handle is good and this will get with 650 cc

    0
    Pradeep (Top ZW Voice) 1 week ago
  • Interceptor 650
    Riding High on the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 

    I have been cruising the roads on my Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 for a good few months now and it has been a thrilling journey! With a robust 648cc parallel twin engine, it effortlessly delivers about 47 horsepower and 52 Nm of torque makes every ride smooth and powerful. The 6 speed gearbox with its slip assist clutch allows for seamless gear transitions, enhancing the ride experience.What really stands out is its retro charm combined with modern performance. The dual cradle frame design is not only sturdy but also ensures stable handling at high speeds.

    0
    Anonymous 2 weeks ago
  • Interceptor 650
    Riding High on the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 

    I have been cruising the roads on my Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 for a good few months now and it has been a thrilling journey! With a robust 648cc parallel twin engine, it effortlessly delivers about 47 horsepower and 52 Nm of torque makes every ride smooth and powerful. The 6 speed gearbox with its slip assist clutch allows for seamless gear transitions, enhancing the ride experience.What really stands out is its retro charm combined with modern performance. The dual cradle frame design is not only sturdy but also ensures stable handling at high speeds.

    0
    Anonymous 2 weeks ago
  • Interceptor 650
    4.6
    I really like to ride this 

    I really like to ride this beast machine.It’s like dream come true.Re is offering such a machine at such price range.Really appreciable.This bike not only is used for day to day ride but we even can use it for touring, Racing but with all protective gear.Whatever the quality of roads may be this beast will not bother.Thanks to it’s suspension.It’s breaking efficiency is like, In any speed this beast remain in your control thanks to abs.My dream bike.My love.One day i must bye this machine.Thanks re for this beast.

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    Angry (Verified User) 2 weeks ago
  • Interceptor 650
    follows you at your pace 

    The Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is a bike that combines classic design with modern performance, making it a great choice for riders who enjoy a stylish machine for cruising, relaxed riding, and occasional twistier roads. Talking about the safety it provides disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels provide strong stopping power. It offers a neutral, upright riding posture that is comfortable for relaxed cruising and long rides. While its fuel efficiency is low as compared to its competitors

    0
    Anonymous 3 weeks ago
  • Interceptor 650 User Reviews

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