Yezdi Adventure vs Royal Enfield Himalayan : The Ultimate Battle !

After a gap of 26 years, legendary two-wheeler manufacturer Yezdi has returned to the Indian market. With the revival of Jawa in 2019, Mahindra-owned Classic Legends now brings back Yezdi in India. Yezdi has returned with three new models: the Roadster, Scrambler, and Adventure.The Roadster ranges in price from Rs 1.98 lakh to Rs 2.06 lakh, the Scrambler from Rs 2.05 lakh to Rs 2.11 lakh, and the Adventure from Rs 2.10 lakh to Rs 2.19 lakh (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi)

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The Yezdi Adventure, as the name implies, is an adventure motorcycle with long-travel suspension. Although there are many motorcycles in this segment, the Royal Enfield Himalayan is the toughest competitor of Yezdi Adventure.So today we’re comparing both motorcycles to see who will come out on top.

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Yezdi Adventure vs Royal Enfield Himalayan

yezdi adventure vs himalayan

Engine Specification :

Yezdi Adventure Royal Enfield Himalayan
Engine 334cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected 411cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected
Power 29.7 hp at 8,000 RPM 24.4 hp at 6,500 RPM
Torque 29.9 Nm at 6,500 RPM 32 Nm at 4,000-4,500 RPM
Gearbox 6-speed 5-speed


The new Yezdi Adventure is powered by a 334cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, DOHC engine that produces 29.7 hp at 8,000 RPM and 29.9 Nm at 6,500 RPM. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. The Royal Enfield Himalayan, on the other hand, is powered by a 411cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, fuel-injected, SOHC engine that produces 24.4 hp at 6,500 RPM and 32 Nm of peak torque between 4000 and 4500 RPM. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.

According to the table above, the Yezdi Adventure has a liquid-cooled engine, whereas the RE Himalayan has an air-cooled engine. Moreover, The Yezdi Adventure has a high-revving short-stroke(65 mm) engine that produces more power, whereas the Himalayan has a slower-revving long-stroke(86 mm ) engine that produces more torque. The higher torque figure, combined with the Himalayan peak figures.

Dimension and Chassis :

Yezdi Adventure Royal Enfield Himalayan
Kerb Weight 188kg 199kg
Seat Height 815mm 800mm
Wheelbase 1465mm 1465mm
Fuel Capacity 15.5 litres 15 litres
Suspension Front and Rear Telescopic fork (200mm travel) and Monoshock (180mm travel) Telescopic fork (200mm travel) and Monoshock (180mm travel)
Chassis Type Double Cradle frame half-duplex split cradle frame
Tyres ( Front and Rear ) 90/90-21 and 130/80-17 90/90-21 and 120/90-17
 Height NA 1360 mm
Brakes (f) 320mm disc 300mm disc
Brakes (r) 240mm disc 240mm disc
Ground Clearance 220mm 220mm


The Adventure’s wheelbase, suspension travel, and ground clearance figures are identical to those of the Himalayan.Both of these motorcycles have telescopic forks in the front and a mono-shock absorber in the rear. They have disc brakes on both ends, as well as dual-channel ABS as standard. In addition, the Himalayan has a switchable ABS, whereas the Yezdi Adventure has three different ABS modes: Road, Off-road, and Rain. Both motorcycles have a 21-inch front tyre and a 17-inch rear tyre with spoke wheels.

The Yezdi Adventure has a slight advantage in terms of features. Both bikes have dual-channel ABS, but the Yezdi has more ABS modes; both bikes have Bluetooth connectivity and turn-by-turn navigation, but the Yezdi has fully digital instrumentation, whereas the Himalayan has a semi-digital design. The Adventure also receives full-LED lighting, which the RE does not.

Price :

The new Yezdi Adventure is priced between Rs 2.09 lakh – Rs 2.18 lakh while the Royal Enfield Himalayan currently retails between Rs 2.14 lakh – Rs 2.22 lakh, all prices ex-showroom.



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