See if u go for a long trip like about 1000km then u will get problem with pillion and single u can travel more than 60000 n above BCS I have done it on my KTM 390 rides like K2K ,Mumbai-Manali-Mumbai,Mumbai-Vizag-Mumbai, For pillion it can be uncomfortable on long trips, there would be no problem in long trips at all, 21-25 in city and 28-30 on highway, maintainence cost would be around 2300 including service charge and oil change. A bullet 500 cannot even catch up with KTM 390. RC is a good choice. Hope that helps! Duke 390 is more manageable in city ride compared to GT 650 because of its size. It's pretty comfortable for city as well as long distance touring as it is not have dedicated riding position as R15 v3 and rc 390. So yeah, buy it and ride it safe. Heck, the next motorcycle to come with a bi-directional quickshifter is its own big, mad cousin, the 790 Duke! if i check TFT screen mileage it shows 32 kmpl which is pretty awesome. KTM 390 is reliable and most powerful bike in India, in 3 lakh rupees category. Dude I don't think you will get a 300cc new bike within than budget. Duke 390 is good for long run even you all packaged performance, Yes it does have upper edge, i am using it for 4 years now with no problem at all, No you don't get any vibration absolutely nooo! If you are looking for the price bracket of 2.4 lakhs and you are looking for immense power, Superb pick-up with low/mid range torque and refined engine then Duke 390 is the best pick for highways. As per my 3.5 years of experience, Duke 390 has been value for money. Himalayan is definitely made for such kind of roads and places.Peace ~ Pranav. For touring Duke 390 is good for its seating position compared to GT 650. Yes its a possibility with the 2020 edition of KTM Duke 390. It even packs premium underpinnings in the form of an inverted cartridge front fork, rear monoshock, 300mm front petal disc with radial caliper, 240mm rear petal disc with dual-channel ABS and Michelin Road5 tyres on both ends. You will receive all the communications on : rvmp_mmv,rvmp_similar_cars_slider,rvmp_variant_widget,rvmp_qna,rvmp_model_wise_user_review,rvmp_forum_ask_car_owner, This feature is not available in this variant, Ask your question from 390 Duke owners and experts, Your Question should contain at least 5 characters, Single Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHC, Contactless, Controlled, Fully Electronic Ignition System With Digital Ignition Timing Adjustment, Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Ventura Blue, | By Words: Alan Richard D’Cruz | Photography: Vikrant Date, Voge Brivido 500R vs KTM 390 Duke: Spec Comparo. But you can go for a long ride with more luggage without pillion. KTM might do some visual changes and refine the a little bit more but that would result in increase in weight and decrease in raw performance as we saw in the 2017 update ( but both made the bike a more appealing package ). The sitting posture in Duke 390 is much better than Apache RR 310 and Duke 390 has a bigger engine than Apache RR 310.Pay more 50k and go for Duke 390..but there is one issue with Duke 390 i.e it has Metzler tyres which is meant for track purpose not for touring.If you want to go for Tour like Ladakh then you have to change your tyre after a single trip. However, exact confirmation regarding EMI, down payment, interest, loan period and its procedure will be discussed by the bank only, as it depends upon individual eligibility. That said, we feel that KTM should have gone with the matte silver and orange frame instead of black. with feed back from RC driver they feel comfortable while drive in handling same for me.though i am having D390 its near to safe and good for long term. For detailed information and availability of the exchange offers, we would request you to please connect with the nearest authorized dealership as the offers may vary. Recommending that because it has ABS. the duke is not a comfortable bike the rider on long rides and definitely not for a pillion. cc will not give you can buy an Yamaha r15 v3 ride with all gears . Duke 390 is the safest bike in the has ABS on BOTH wheels. I am not from India so I don't the the prices there but around the price of the Z you could check out the Yamaha MT-07 the only reason I didn't get it was because the MT-07 didn't have abs the year I was getting the Z and I feel that ABS is a must for me.