Jawa 42 vs Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 Comparison

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    Jawa 42
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    Rs1.69 Lakh*
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Jawa 42 vs Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220

Should you buy Jawa 42 or Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 Find out which bike is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their price, mileage, features, colours and other specs. Jawa 42 price in Delhi is Rs 1.69 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 price in Delhi is Rs 1.31 Lakh (ex-showroom). The engine in the 42 makes 27.33 PS and 27.02 Nm. On the other hand, the power and torque of Avenger Cruise 220 stand at 19.03 PS and 17.55 Nm respectively. Jawa offers the 42 in 3 colours whereas the Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 comes in 2 colours. Out of 55 user reviews, Avenger Cruise 220 scores 4.1 whereas the Jawa 42 tallies 4.4 out of 5 based on 62 user reviews.

42 vs Avenger Cruise 220

Key Highlights42Avenger Cruise 220
Body TypeCruiser BikesCruiser Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHCSingle cylinder, Oil cooled, Twin Spark DTS-i , Fuel Injected, 4 stroke, SOHC, 2 valve
Displacement293 cc220 cc
Max Power27.33 PS19.03 PS @ 8500 rpm

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Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.94 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.55 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
EMI Starts₹ 6,294
₹ 5,006
User Rating
4.4
Based on 62 Reviews
4.1
Based on 55 Reviews
Insurance
Rs.9,510
42 Insurance
Colours-Auburn BlackMoon White
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHC
Single cylinder, Oil cooled, Twin Spark DTS-i , Fuel Injected, 4 stroke, SOHC, 2 valve
Displacement
293 cc
220 cc
Max Power
27.33 PS
19.03 PS @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque
27.02 Nm
17.55 Nm @ 7000 rpm
No. of Cylinders
1
1
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Oil Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
4
2
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Starting
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Clutch
-
Wet, Multi Plate
Ignition
-
Digital Twin Spark Ignition
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
6 Speed
5 Speed
Bore
76 mm
-
Stroke
65 mm
-
Compression Ratio
11:1
-
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
Features and Safety
ABS
Single Channel
Single Channel
Speedometer
Analogue
Digital
Odometer
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter
-
Digital
Fuel Gauge
-
Digital
Console
Analogue and Digital
Digital
Clock
-
Digital
Adjustable Windscreen
-
Yes
Additional Features
Twin Exhaust
-
Stepup Seat
-
With Low Slung Seating
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill Switch
-
Yes
Display
-
Yes

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Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Double Cradle
Tubular Double Cradle
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Hydraulic Fork
Telescopic with double anti friction bush
Rear Suspension
Gas Canister - Twin shock hydraulic
5 step adjustable Twin shock absorber
Body Graphics
-
Yes
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
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2210 mm
Width
-
806 mm
Height
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1321 mm
Fuel Capacity
14 L
13 L
Fuel Reserve
-
3.8 L
Saddle Height
765 mm
737 mm
Ground Clearance
-
169 mm
Wheelbase
1369 mm
1490 mm
Kerb Weight
172 kg
163 kg
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
Halogen
Tail Light
Bulb
LED
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
LED
DRLs
-
Yes
LED Tail Lights
-
Yes
Battery Type
-
VRLA
Battery Capacity
-
12 V, 8 Ah
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-18 Rear :-120/80-17
Front :-90/90-17, Rear :- 130/90-15
Tyre Type
Tube
Tube
Wheel Size
Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm, Rear :-381 mm
Wheels Type
Spoke
Spoke
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Drum
Drum
Front Brake Diameter
280 mm
280 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
153 mm
130 mm

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    Jawa 42

    • Extra convenience offered thanks to the addition of alloy wheels.
    • Fit and finish levels have improved massively.
    • Motor feels a lot more tractable and usable.

    Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220

    • Comfortable riding position
    • Good engine gearbox combo
    • Refreshed Chrome Styling & Colour Variations
    • Best Fuel Efficiency in the segment

    Jawa 42

    • Has a slightly unnatural riding posture.
    • Gear shifts feel clunky.
    • Lacks modern elements like LED lighting and a smartphone connectivity module.

    Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220

    • Braking could have been better
    • Cornering is not fun
    • Huge Turn Radius

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User Reviews of Comparison

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  • Jawa 42

    Rocket On Road.

    Its a FLYING MACHINE, Take Off like A rocket, ABS gives you the confidence of thrilling, Royal Enfield 350/500 both are..... Read More

    By ibrar hussain
    On: Sep 30, 2020 | 19260 Views
  • Jawa 42

    Pleasant Looks.

    Not bad as usual dominate pleasant, apreance good enough with mileage as comparing another bike cost was high.

    By mohamed hamdan pk
    On: Sep 23, 2020 | 657 Views
  • Jawa 42

    ENGINE IS VERY NICE.

    The seat is not comfortable for a long journey and cushioning very less. The front mudguard is very less width. Rain..... Read More

    By mallikharjunarao
    On: Sep 10, 2020 | 7245 Views
  • Jawa 42

    Bike performance is excellent

    Bike's performance is excellent. The engine is powerful. Look and style is also good. But staff of Jawa showroom..... Read More

    By baba ballu
    On: Aug 18, 2020 | 5835 Views
  • Jawa 42

    Best Ever Modern Retro look bike

    Bike's exhaust sound is amazing and sound is not good and you have to change silencers but when I heard a sound, in..... Read More

    By saurabh pandey
    On: Jul 20, 2020 | 4374 Views
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  • Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220

    It Is One Of The Best Cruiser Bike In India.

    Good bike as well as it is the best bike for cruising for long rides also gives you the best safety features. Look like..... Read More

    By dip kumar das
    On: Dec 18, 2020 | 3153 Views
  • Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220

    Very comfortable bike.

    Nice bike very comfortable for long rides, gives great mileage, and a total value for money.

    By anil kumar
    On: Dec 02, 2020 | 380 Views
  • Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220

    Best Cruiser Bike.

    Excellent bike in terms of average power and comfort low maintenance bike.good for long ride excellent choice for those..... Read More

    By surendar chandan singh mahar
    On: Sep 26, 2020 | 2423 Views
  • Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220

    Best Bike With All Ride Comfort

    Best bike with all the comforts. I drove 10000 km in the last 8 months. Bike's performance is amazing. Pros Style..... Read More

    By shobhit mathur
    On: Aug 19, 2020 | 2539 Views
  • Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220

    Amazing Bike

    The Bajaj Avenger is the brand's cruiser range of motorcycles. Bajaj offers the Avenger in 2 models with one of..... Read More

    By dhanraj saini
    On: Aug 11, 2020 | 1689 Views
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Questions And Answers

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Is the old model of Jawa 42 with classic colours available?

Rupam asked on 24 Jun 2021

For now, Jawa 42 is available in 3 different colours - Allstar Black, Orion Red...

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By Bikedekho experts on 24 Jun 2021

Is it suitable for off road

Debabrata asked on 9 Jun 2021

No, Jawa Motorcycles 42 is not suitable for off-roading. It is a cruiser bike. ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 9 Jun 2021

Is there any problem in start of Jawa 42 2.1 bike if it doesn't have a kick start????

Harsh asked on 20 May 2021

You would not face any issues if you timely service your bike and keep a check ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 20 May 2021

Is Jawa 42 2.1 available in CSD?

REVANTH asked on 18 May 2021

The availability and price of the bike through the CSD canteen can be only ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 18 May 2021

What is the cons of Jawa 42?

Aathi asked on 17 May 2021

Jawa 42 has a slightly unnatural riding posture, the bars are a bit too low and ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 17 May 2021

Bajaj Avenger Street 150 or Cruise 220?

yogesh asked on 29 Jun 2021

It would be unfair to give a verdict as Bajaj Avenger Street 150 has been ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 29 Jun 2021

Available in chhapra

Kumar asked on 20 Apr 2021

For the availability, we would suggest you to get in touch with the nearest ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 20 Apr 2021

Is it comfortable for 6.1 feet man?

hitesh asked on 18 Apr 2021

The lower 737 mm saddle height of Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 may cause a little ...

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By Zigwheels on 18 Apr 2021

What is the mileage of Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220?

RAVI asked on 7 Jan 2021

Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 has a mileage of around 40 km/l.

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By Bikedekho experts on 7 Jan 2021

Have any engine gaurd for bajaj avenger cruise 220?

Abhishek asked on 2 Jan 2021

For this, we would suggest you to connect with the nearest service center as ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 2 Jan 2021

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