KTM 125 Duke vs Bajaj Dominar 400 Comparison

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    KTM 125 Duke
    KTM 125 Duke
    Rs1.70 Lakh*
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    Bajaj Dominar 400
    Bajaj Dominar 400
    Rs2.12 Lakh*
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KTM 125 Duke vs Bajaj Dominar 400

Should you buy KTM 125 Duke or Bajaj Dominar 400 Find out which bike is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their price, mileage, features, colours and other specs. KTM 125 Duke price in Delhi is Rs 1.70 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the Bajaj Dominar 400 price in Delhi is Rs 2.12 Lakh (ex-showroom). The engine in the 125 Duke makes 14.5 PS and 12 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of Dominar 400 stand at 40 PS and 35 Nm respectively. KTM offers the 125 Duke in 1 colours whereas the Bajaj Dominar 400 comes in 4 colours. Out of 130 user reviews, Dominar 400 scores 4.5 whereas the KTM 125 Duke tallies 4.6 out of 5 based on 150 user reviews.

125 Duke vs Dominar 400

Key Highlights125 DukeDominar 400
Mileage (City)46.92 kmpl
Best Mileage bikes
26.50 kmpl
Body TypeSports Naked BikesSports Naked Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHCSingle cylinder, 4 stroke, DOHC, 4 Valve, Liquid cooled, Triple Spark, FI
Displacement124.7 cc373.3 cc

Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.92 Lakh onwards
Rs.2.45 Lakh onwards
Mileage (City)
26.50 kmpl
Body Type
User Rating
Based on 150 Reviews
Based on 130 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 6,212
₹ 7,908
ColoursOrangeOrangeAurora GreenVine Black
Photo Comparison
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHC
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, DOHC, 4 Valve, Liquid cooled, Triple Spark, FI
124.7 cc
373.3 cc
Max Power
14.5 PS @ 9250 rpm
40 PS @ 8800 rpm
Max Torque
12 Nm @ 8000 rpm
35 Nm @ 6500 rpm
No. of Cylinders
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Wet Multi-Disc
Wet, Multiplate with Assist & Slipper Clutch
Gear Box
6 Speed
58 mm
89 mm
47.2 mm
60 mm
Compression Ratio
12 : 1
Emission Type
Features and Safety
Single Channel
Dual Channel
Additional Features
Twin Barrel Exhaust
Stepup SeatYes
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill SwitchYesYes

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Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
46.92 kmpl
26.50 kmpl
Highway Mileage
48.05 kmpl
34.00 kmpl
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)
7.1 Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Split Trellis frame
Beam type perimeter frame
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes
Sports Naked Bikes, Sports Bikes
Front Suspension
Triple rate spring, Inverted telescopic fork (USD)
Telescopic, 43 mm USD Fork, 135 mm travel
Rear Suspension
Double rate, Mono shock- 10 steps (Adjuster Slots)
Multi-step adjustable Mono shock with Nitrox, Wheel stroke of 110 mm
Body GraphicsYesYes
Dimensions and Capacity
1993 mm
2156 mm
789 mm
836 mm
1083 mm
1112 mm
Fuel Capacity
13.5 L
13 L
Saddle Height
818 mm
Ground Clearance
175 mm
157 mm
1453 mm
Kerb Weight
159 kg
187 kg
Total Weight
337 kg
Tail Light
Turn Signal Lamp
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
12 V, 8 Ah
Pilot Lamps
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-110/70-R17, Rear :- 150/60-R17
Front :-110/70-17, Rear :-150/60-17
Tyre Type
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm, Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type
Front Brake
Rear Brake
Front Brake Diameter
300 mm
320 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
230 mm
230 mm

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    KTM 125 Duke

    • No compromise on the component front
    • Most refined KTM engine
    • Best KTM motorcycle for a learner

    Bajaj Dominar 400

    • Upright riding position and wide seat makes it a comfortable over long distance rides.
    • Gets a powerful and refined motor.
    • Dual channel ABS and larger front disc offers reduced braking distance.

    KTM 125 Duke

    • Doesn't have the same KTM performance as the other models
    • Still sports the age-old design language
    • Braking department could have been better
    • Could've have done with the dual-channel setup

    Bajaj Dominar 400

    • Inconvenient secondary instrument cluster positioning
    • Feels heavy to manoeuvre at low speeds
    • Overall ride quality could've been better

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • 125 Duke
  • Dominar 400
  • KTM 125 Duke

    KTM 125 Duke cheaper option

    If you want to buy a sports/racing bike and want to go with a KTM bike and if KTM 200 is a little out of budget..... Read More

    By suyash
    On: Jul 16, 2021 | 1931 Views
  • KTM 125 Duke

    KTM 125 Duke Good Impression

    KTM 125 Duke is the bike of latest generation. It is very comfortable that even driving for 17 hours continuously i..... Read More

    By farhaan
    On: Jul 16, 2021 | 833 Views
  • KTM 125 Duke

    If you love your son don't bring it.

    If you love your son, don't bring this bike to him. It's not at all suitable for our roads. More than 50 boys were..... Read More

    By ചുവരെഴുത്ത് wall scripts
    On: Dec 29, 2020 | 9173 Views
  • KTM 125 Duke

    Super bike

    The price is too much. Non-stylish looks and no comfort, no pickup, It is not my favorite bike in my life.

    By vipparla srinu
    On: Jul 26, 2020 | 738 Views
  • KTM 125 Duke

    Stylish 125 Duke BS6 Bike

    Awesome bike with perfect mileage. I using this bike for the last 1 year. The bike has a good look terrific handling..... Read More

    By robin
    On: Jun 30, 2020 | 10574 Views
  • KTM 125 Duke Reviews
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    I Own Dominar 400 2018

    I own Dominar 400 2018 December model, it's very comfortable for long touring. I never get tired upto 1k kms. In the..... Read More

    By almaaz
    On: Sep 11, 2021 | 1558 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    Worst third class bike, better to buy TVS or Hero

    Worst third class bike, bad quality, and bad service. I would rather buy a TVS or Hero product. Bajaj sucks.

    By rajiv
    On: Feb 06, 2021 | 916 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    Some Things Which Can Be Improved.

    The good budget bike I have used this bike Dominar ug 2019 for 8000km during the long drive it makes you tired due to..... Read More

    By samkingson
    On: Sep 23, 2020 | 14626 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    Budget Full Superbike.

    Bajaj Dominar 400 is the best bike in India in his category. Dominar has good milage like 28KM/L TO 38KM/L. This..... Read More

    By tapish gupta
    On: Sep 20, 2020 | 5028 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    Most Powerful Bike In India.

    Most powerful bike in India. Just loved it. I just want to ride this bike to ladakh.

    By tanmoy naha
    On: Sep 06, 2020 | 645 Views
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Questions And Answers

  • 125 Duke

Any discounts

madhu asked on 4 May 2021

Offers and discounts are provided by the brand or the dealership and may vary ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 4 May 2021

KTM Duke 125 black color image and price?

Kk asked on 10 Apr 2021

KTM 125 Duke is available in 1colors i.e, Orange

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By Bikedekho experts on 10 Apr 2021

What about Duke 200? Does it also have DC headlight? Kr is it AC??

Aniket asked on 18 Mar 2021

The KTM 200 Duke continues to use a halogen headlamp but now gets LED DRLs. It ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 18 Mar 2021

Can I import a bike from India? KTM 125 EU Version??

Hasitha asked on 28 Feb 2021

For this, we would suggest you have a word with the brand, and custom, as they ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 28 Feb 2021

We want Duke 125s old look is that available in 2021

Srinivas asked on 6 Dec 2020

The 2021 KTM 125 Duke will shed the almost decade-old design and the don the new...

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By Bikedekho experts on 6 Dec 2020

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