Yezdi Adventure Vs Rivals: The New King Of ADVs?

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Yezdi has broken free from its chains. The age-old two-wheeler manufacturer is all set to face modern times. Among the three offerings from Yezdi, Adventure is the most peculiar. It is the first ADV from the brand and it packs some serious grunt. But its performance in the market will be defined by its competition. In recent times the Indian ADV market has seen the addition of several bikes. From the KTM Adventure 250 to Benelli TRK 251 to RE Himalayan, all are capable adventure tourers and will give tough competition to the Yezdi Adventure. Let’s deep dive into the specs and features of all 4 bikes, so you can choose the right bike as per your needs.

Price

Bikes Price
Royal Enfield Himalayan ₹ 2.01 Lakhs
Yezdi Adventure ₹ 2.09 Lakhs
KTM 250 ADV ₹ 2.48 Lakhs
Benelli TRK 251 ₹ 2.51 Lakhs

 

Engine

Bikes Engine Power Torque Transmission
Royal Enfield Himalayan 411cc Air-Cooled SOHC 24.83HP 32Nm 5-Speed Constant Mesh
Yezdi Adventure 334cc Liquid-Cooled DOHC 29.8HP 29.9Nm 6-Speed Constant Mesh
KTM 250 ADV 248.8cc Liquid-Cooled DOHC 29.6HP 24Nm 6-Speed
Benelli TRK 251 249cc Liquid-Cooled 25HP 21.1Nm 6-Speed

Of the lot, Yezdi Adventure offers the most power of 29.8HP, beating the KTM 250 ADV by the slightest margin. In terms of torque output, the RE Himalayan is the clear winner with an amazing 32Nm of max torque.

Dimensions

Bikes Weight

(in Kg)

Height

(in mm)

Length

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Width

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Wheelbase

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Seat Height

(in mm)

Ground Clearance

(in mm)

Suspension Travel

Front/Rear

Royal Enfield Himalayan 199 1360 2190 840 1465 800 220 200/180
Yezdi Adventure 188 1465 815 220 200/180
KTM ADV 250 156 Dry 1263 2154 900 1430 855 200 170/177
Benelli TRK 251 177 1300 2070 840 1390 800 170 135/51

As it can be seen from the table above the RE Himalayan and the Yezdi Adventure are both tied in terms of ground clearance and suspension travel. But the Himalayan is significantly heavier weighing nearly 10Kg more than the Adventure. The lightest of all the bikes is the KTM ADV 250, at 156 Kg dry weight. The seat height is the lowest for the TRK 251 and the Himalayan both while the tallest seat height is for the KTM ADV 250.

Suspension

Talking about suspension, The RE Himalayan gets 41mm telescopic forks up front and a mono-shock at the rear offering travel of up to 200mm Monoshock with Linkage and 180mm travel at the rear. Yezdi Adventure is sprung on telescopic front forks with 200mm travel and a rear mono-shock with pre-load adjust and a 180mm travel. The KTM 250 Adventure gets WP Apex 43mm USD forks at the front and WP Apex mono-shock at the rear with 177 mm suspension travel at front and 170mm suspension travel at back. Benelli TRK 251 comes with upside-down telescopic forks upfront with a 135mm travel and a telescopic coil spring mono-shock at the rear with a 51mm travel.

Braking

Bikes Front Disc Rear Disc ABS
Royal Enfield Himalayan 300mm, 2-piston floating calliper 240mm, single-piston floating calliper Dual-Channel
Yezdi Adventure 320mm, floating calliper 240mm, floating calliper Dual-Channel
KTM ADV 250 320mm,4-piston radial fixed calliper 230mm, single-piston floating calliper Dual-Channel
Benelli TRK 251 280mm, 4-piston floating calliper 240mm, single-piston calliper Dual-Channel

Features

Talking about the features, the RE Himalayan carries features like a front fly screen for the rider, a multi-functional LCD instrument cluster that displays the information on the speedometer, odometer, fuel gauge, trip meters, clock, ambient temperature, gear position indicator, and a digital compass along with tell-tale lights. Yezdi Adventure gets features like Dual-channel ABS with 3 selectable modes; Road, Off-road, and Rain, LED lighting all around, handlebar-mounted USB and Type-C charging ports, a tilt-adjust LCD screen with Bluetooth connectivity, and turn-by-turn navigation.

Benelli TRK 251 provides us with features like a digital instrument cluster with an LCD screen that provides information such as speed, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, clock, trip meter, and a tachometer. KTM 250 Adventure comes with a proper TFT instrument console, instead of the LCD console on Duke 250 and only gets switchable ABS.

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