Honda CBR500R
Honda CBR500R
RM 29,891
KTM RC 390
KTM RC 390
RM 33,800
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Honda CBR500R vs KTM RC 390 Comparison

The detailed Motorcycles comparison of Honda CBR500R and KTM RC 390, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Honda CBR500R priced at RM 29,891 while the KTM RC 390 Motorcycles has a price tag of RM 33,800 . Comparing the technical specifications, KTM RC 390 engine displacement is 373 while the Honda CBR500R houses a 471 engine.

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Overview: CBR500R vs KTM RC 390

Key Features

Start Option Electric Electric
Displacement 471 cc 373 cc
Maximum Power 49.6 hp 43 hp

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User Ratings & Review Comparison

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User Review Comparison
  • Very versatile and enjoyable to ride

    The Honda CBR500R is a bike that offers a stress-free ride. Whether I'm making slow- speed maneuvers or passing through the canyons, the bike...

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    Jebat Sep 15, 2023 for Honda CBR500R
  • Superb styling and exceptional performance

    I have been riding the KTM RC 390 for quite some time now. The KTM RC 390 got my attention when I saw the new appearance and styling. The sharp...

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    shashvinn Oct 31, 2023 for KTM RC 390

From The Experts

Things we like

Responsive engine

Wave Key and HISS

Great suspension setup

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Powerful engine

ABS enabled brakes

Fully digital instrument panel

Smooth handling


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Things we don't like

Optional ABS

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Expensive vehicle

Cannot be used for daily errands

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Engine & Performance

Displacement 471 cc 373 cc
Maximum Power 49.6 hp 43 hp
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 16.7 L 13.7 L
Exhaust Pipes 2 In 1 Exhuast Single Exhaust
Bore X Stroke 67 mm x 66.8 mm 89 mm x 60 mm
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Maximum Torque 43 Nm 37 Nm
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Valve Configuration DOHC --
Lubrication System Wet Sump --
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Wet, Multi-Plate
Engine Type Parallel-Twin Engine DOHC Liquid-Cooled 1-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, Engine
No. Of Cylinder 2 1
Compression Ratio 10.7:1 --
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
RPM at Maximum Torque 7000 rpm --
RPM at Maximum Power 8500 rpm --
Injection Type -- Fuel Injection
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Category Sport Sport
Length 2081 mm --
Seat Height 789 mm 824 mm
Wheel Base 1409 mm --
Width 756 mm --
Seating Capacity 2 2
Ground Clearance 140 mm 158 mm
Height 1150 mm --
Kerb Weight 195 kg --
Dry Weight -- 155 kg
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Fuel & Ignition

Ignition System Digital Transistorised --
Start Option Electric Electric
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Fuel Supply System Fuel Injection Fuel Injection

Wheels & Tyres

Rear Tyre 160/60 ZR17 150/60 R17
Tyre Type Runflat, Tubeless Radial, Tubeless
Front Wheel Size ZR17 R17
Rear Wheel Size ZR17 R17
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR17 110/70 R17

Chassis & Suspension

Rear Suspension Prolink WP APEX - Monoshock
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork WP APEX 43
Suspension Travel(Front) -- 120 mm
Suspension Travel(Rear) -- 150 mm

Gear & Transmission

Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual


Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V

Safety & Security

ABS Yes --
Pass Switch Yes Yes
Riding Modes Sport Sport Sport Sport
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Back Rest No No
Side Reflectors Yes Yes
Leg Guards No No
Engine Immobilizer No --
Anti-Theft Alarm No No
Central Locking No No
Stability Control No --
Shutter Lock No No
Traction Control No --
Launch Control No No
Wheel Lock Front/back -- No
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Odometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Fuel Gauge Digital Digital Digital Digital
Tachometer Yes Yes
Navigator No No
Speedometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Side Stand Indicator No No
Display Screen Yes Yes
Tripmeter Yes Yes
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Chassis & Suspension

Seat Type Dual Stepped Dual Stepped Dual Stepped Dual Stepped
Body Frame Material Steel Steel Steel Steel
Side Wings Yes Yes
Body Frame Type -- Trellis Trellis
Chrome Garnish -- No

Differentiating Features

Height Adjustable Seats No No
Cruise Control No No


Front Brake Disc Disc Disc Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc Disc Disc


Accessory Outlet No --
Indicator Light Yes Yes
Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes

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Honda CBR500R vs KTM RC 390 FAQs

Which Motorcycle is cheaper between Honda CBR500R vs KTM RC 390?

CBR500R is priced at RM 29,891 and RC 390 is priced at RM 33,800 . Hence CBR500R is the cheapest amongst these Motorcycle.

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Which Motorcycle has Higher ground clearance between CBR500R vs RC 390?

The CBR500R comes with a ground clearance of 140 mm , on the other hand the RC 390 comes with a ground clearance of 158 mm , hence the KTM RC 390 has better ground clearence and off roading capabilities.

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