Jawa 42 vs Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Comparison

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    Jawa 42
    Jawa 42
    Rs1.68 Lakh*
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    Royal Enfield Bullet 350
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Jawa 42 vs Royal Enfield Bullet 350

Should you buy Jawa 42 or Royal Enfield Bullet 350 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 1.68 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the Royal Enfield Bullet 350 price in Delhi is Rs 1.34 Lakh (ex-showroom). The engine in the 42 makes 26.51 PS and 27.05 Nm. On the other hand, the power and torque of Bullet 350 stand at 19.36 PS and 28 Nm respectively. Jawa offers the 42 in 3 colours whereas the Royal Enfield Bullet 350 comes in 6 colours. Out of 274 user reviews, Bullet 350 scores 4.5 whereas the Jawa 42 tallies 4.4 out of 5 based on 62 user reviews.

42 vs Bullet 350

Key Highlights42Bullet 350
Body TypeCruiser BikesCruiser Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHCSingle cylinder 4 stroke, air cooled fuel injection
Displacement293 cc346 cc
Max Power26.51 PS19.36 PS @ 5250 rpm
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Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.91 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.54 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Photo Comparison
User Rating
4.4
Based on 62 Reviews
4.5
Based on 274 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 6,187
₹ 5,000
Insurance
Rs.9,867
42 Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHC
Single cylinder 4 stroke, air cooled fuel injection
Displacement
293 cc
346 cc
Max Power
26.51 PS
19.36 PS @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque
27.05 Nm
28 Nm @ 4000 rpm
No. of Cylinders
1
1
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Air Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
4
2
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Starting
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Clutch
-
Wet multiplate (6 plates)
Ignition
-
Electronic ignition ECU/Variable
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
6 Speed
5 Speed
Bore
76 mm
70 mm
Stroke
65 mm
90 mm
Compression Ratio
11:1
8.5:1
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
Features and Safety
ABS
Single Channel
Single Channel
Speedometer
Analogue
Analogue
Odometer
Digital
Analogue
Tripmeter
-
Analogue
Console
Analogue and Digital
Analogue
Additional Features
Twin Exhaust
-
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill Switch
-
Yes

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Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Double Cradle
Single downtube, using engine as stressed member
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Hydraulic Fork
Telescopic, 35 mm forks, 130 mm travel
Rear Suspension
Gas Canister - Twin shock hydraulic
Twin shock absorbers with 5 step adjustable preload, 80 mm travel
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
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2170 mm
Width
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810 mm
Height
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1120 mm
Fuel Capacity
14 L
13.5 L
Saddle Height
765 mm
800 mm
Ground Clearance
-
135 mm
Wheelbase
1369 mm
1395 mm
Kerb Weight
172 kg
186 kg
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
Halogen
Tail Light
Bulb
Bulb
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb
Battery Type
-
VRLA
Battery Capacity
-
12 V, 8 Ah
Average Fuel economy Indicator
-
Yes
Pilot Lamps
-
Yes
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-18 Rear :-120/80-17
Front :-3.25-19, Rear :-3.25-19
Tyre Type
Tube
Tube
Wheel Size
Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-482.6 mm,Rear :-482.6 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
153 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.

Royal Enfield Bullet 350

  • The bike for the Royal Enfield purist
  • Old-school styling has oodles of charm

Jawa 42

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

Royal Enfield Bullet 350

  • Motor lacks engineering finesse
  • Reliability is questionable

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User Reviews of Comparison

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  • Bullet 350
  • 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 | 13601 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 | 465 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 | 5013 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 | 4634 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 | 3557 Views
  • Jawa 42 Reviews
  • Royal Enfield Bullet 350

    Its really superb bike, great

    Its really superb bike, great handling, can ride gentle and royal. Looks like the old bullet. Mileage is great in this..... Read More

    By hari
    On: Mar 02, 2021 | 3270 Views
  • Royal Enfield Bullet 350

    Affordable Royal Enfield Bullet 350

    I would like to share a few things. I had a very good experience with this bike and its performance and handling is..... Read More

    By ram
    On: Jan 12, 2021 | 4904 Views
  • Royal Enfield Bullet 350

    Customer service issue.

    The bike is good no doubt but customer service is really the worst in my city. The bike is not that comfortable, I ride..... Read More

    By bhaskarjyoti borah
    On: Nov 17, 2020 | 4895 Views
  • Royal Enfield Bullet 350

    Some Issues With The Bike.

    Self Start not working, faced the same issue four times. Running out of nowhere issue, Three times we found..... Read More

    By sanjay kumar
    On: Oct 03, 2020 | 3880 Views
  • Royal Enfield Bullet 350

    The Best Bike In Indian Market.

    As compared to other bikes, Royal Enfield is an excellent machine. I purchased in 2017 and never I have ever faced any..... Read More

    By deep
    On: Sep 17, 2020 | 3433 Views
  • Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Reviews

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Questions And Answers

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What is the ground clearance of Jawa 42 2.1?

Bapodara asked on 12 Apr 2021

Jawa 42 has a ground clearance of 165 mm.

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By Bikedekho experts on 12 Apr 2021

Can we have a tubeless tyre in jawa 42

simon asked on 11 Apr 2021

For this, we'd suggest you to get in touch with the nearest authorized service ...

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By Zigwheels on 11 Apr 2021

I am owning Jawa Perak and now I want to replace it with new Jawa 42 2.1 so please let me know if it is possible?

Abhi asked on 7 Apr 2021

Exchange of a vehicle would depend on certain factors such as kilometres driven...

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By Zigwheels on 7 Apr 2021

On road price in jamshedpur jawa 42 2.1???

Pratham asked on 21 Mar 2021

Jawa Motorcycles 42 is priced between Rs. 1.71 - 1.83 Lakh (ex-showroom, ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 21 Mar 2021

Does jawa 42 have side stand?

Vineeth asked on 16 Mar 2021

Yes, The Jawa 42 is offered with a side stand.

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By Bikedekho experts on 16 Mar 2021

How to improve mileage?

bineet asked on 10 Apr 2021

In order to improve the mileage, we would suggest you ride slower. Riding fast ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 10 Apr 2021

Silencer ee sensor ka price kitna hai?

bineet asked on 10 Apr 2021

For the availability and prices of the spare parts, we'd suggest you to connect ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 10 Apr 2021

What is the fuel tank capacity of Royal Enfield Bullet 350?

Venki asked on 23 Mar 2021

The Royal Enfield Bullet 350 comes equipped with a fuel capacity of 13.5 L.

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By Bikedekho experts on 23 Mar 2021

I want chrome and nickel colour engine, it’s available

Vijayakumar asked on 21 Mar 2021

For this, we'd suggest you visit the nearest authorised [service centre@https://...

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By Zigwheels on 21 Mar 2021

Down payment

shivshankar asked on 15 Mar 2021

If you are planning to buy a new bike on finance, then generally, 10 to 30 per ...

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By Zigwheels on 15 Mar 2021

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