GST IMPACT – Royal Enfield Prices Revised

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We have been actively tracking the impact of GST on bike prices across the segments. Thanks to the Goods and Service Tax (GST), the Government can now have a uniform tax structure across India. The introduction of GST has been largely favorable to most bike buyers in the country. All two-wheelers with an engine size of less than 350cc come under the 28% tax slab. There’s an additional 3 % cess on two-wheelers with bigger engines. So, basically, this has meant that while many models (READ: 350 models with 346cc engines) from the Royal Enfield stable get cheaper, all other models see a price hike. Let’s have a look at Royal Enfield prices after GST.

royal enfield prices after gst

It may be noted here that Royal Enfield sells as many as 11 models in India. Out of these, 4 bikes come with 346cc engines. These are the very models that witness a slight reduction in price. All other models have a an above-350cc engine and hence, see a hike in their prices.

Also See- GST Effect on Bike Price | Honda Active Price After GST

Royal Enfield Prices After GST

Model Pre GST price

(ex-showroom, Chennai)

Post GST Price

(ex-showroom)

Difference In Price
Bullet 350 ₹ 127,925 ₹ 126,264 -₹ 1,661
Bullet Electra ₹ 143,881 ₹ 141,670 -₹ 2,211
Classic 350 ₹ 152,897 ₹ 150,882 -₹ 2,015
Thunderbird 350 ₹ 164,596 ₹ 162,431 -₹ 2,165
Classic 500 ₹ 194,066 ₹ 195,556 ₹ 1490
Classic Desert Strom ₹ 197,173 ₹ 198,808 ₹ 1635
Classic Chrome ₹ 205,902 ₹ 207,379 ₹ 1477
Thunderbird 500 ₹ 207,719 ₹ 209,078 ₹ 1359
Bullet 500 ₹ 183,513 ₹ 184,682 ₹ 1169
Continental GT ₹ 231,336 ₹ 231,637 ₹ 301
Himalayan ₹ 181,437 ₹ 184,154 ₹ 2717

Also See- How Will GST Affect Car Prices?

royal enfield prices after gst

Royal Enfield Prices After GST – Some Observations

  • Bullet Electra gets the highest price cut of all Royal Enfield bikes in India.
  • Classic 350 gets the second-lowest price cut.
  • The not-so-popular Continental GT gets the lowest price hike of ₹ 301.
  • Himalayan gets the highest price hike amongst all Royal Enfield models in India.

Also See- Royal Enfield Continental 750

All this means that while GST implementation comes as a boon for buyers of Royal Enfield 350 models, prospective buyers of bigger REs will be slightly disappointed. What do you think of the Royal Enfield prices after GST? Do let us know by commenting below. Also, stay tuned to Car Blog India for more on Royal Enfield prices after GST.

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