Jawa 42 vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 Comparison

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

Should you buy Jawa 42 or Royal Enfield Classic 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 Classic 350 price in Delhi is Rs 1.80 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 Classic 350 stand at 19.36 PS and 28 Nm respectively. Jawa offers the 42 in 3 colours whereas the Royal Enfield Classic 350 comes in 14 colours. Out of 758 user reviews, Classic 350 scores 4.4 whereas the Jawa 42 tallies 4.4 out of 5 based on 62 user reviews.

42 vs Classic 350

Key Highlights42Classic 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.2.05 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Photo Comparison
User Rating
4.4
Based on 62 Reviews
4.4
Based on 758 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 6,187
₹ 6,045
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
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
Dual Channel
Speedometer
Analogue
Analogue
Odometer
Digital
Analogue
Tripmeter
-
Analogue
Console
Analogue and Digital
Analogue
Additional Features
Twin Exhaust
-
Passenger FootrestYesYes

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Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Double Cradle
Single downtube, using engine as stressed membe
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 gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80 mm travel
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
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2160 mm
Width
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790 mm
Height
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1090 mm
Fuel Capacity
14 L
13.5 L
Saddle Height
765 mm
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Ground Clearance
-
135 mm
Wheelbase
1369 mm
1390 mm
Kerb Weight
172 kg
195 kg
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
Halogen
Tail Light
Bulb
Bulb
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb
Battery Type
-
Maintenance Free
Battery Capacity
-
12 V, 12 Ah
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-18 Rear :-120/80-17
Front :-90/90-19, Rear :-110/90-18
Tyre Type
Tube
Tube
Wheel Size
Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-482.6 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Wheels Type
Spoke
Alloy
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Drum
Disc
Front Brake Diameter
280 mm
280 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
153 mm
240 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 Classic 350

  • Aspirational value associated with the Royal Enfield brand
  • Beautiful classic styling
  • Torquey motor offers good low-end performance

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 Classic 350

  • Possibly the least refined engine in its segment
  • Reliability is also a big question

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • 42
  • Classic 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 | 13767 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 | 469 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 | 5067 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 | 4670 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 | 3575 Views
  • Jawa 42 Reviews
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    Good Mileage

    Best mileage and low maintenance cost.

    By azhar saifi
    On: Feb 16, 2021 | 584 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    Classic 350 - Amazing Comfort

    RE Classic 350 is one of the best bikes in its class. The style and comfort is amazing. I'm using this bike for the..... Read More

    By jayanth
    On: Jan 28, 2021 | 4616 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    Awesome Bike- Royal Enfield Classic 350

    A few days back, I bought Royal Enfield Classic 350. It has awesome look with a great personality. My friend is using..... Read More

    By anil
    On: Jan 27, 2021 | 1857 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    Comfortable Riding Posture - Royal Enfield Classic

    Royal Enfield Classic 350 Bike is a great choice in this price range. This bike looks very amazing and I really like..... Read More

    By rishav
    On: Jan 25, 2021 | 890 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    Offering Good Features - Royal Enfield Classic 350

    I am a big fan of Royal Enfield Bikes and that's why I bought Classic 350. This bike offers good features and I really..... Read More

    By abhinav chabra
    On: Jan 25, 2021 | 1946 Views
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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

What is the top speed of royal Enfield classic 350

Sagnik asked on 20 Apr 2021

The top speed of Royal Enfield Classic 350 is around 97.92kmph.

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By Bikedekho experts on 20 Apr 2021

What is the one road price of royal Enfield dual channel ABS Classic Black in Guwahati

THIYAM asked on 20 Apr 2021

Royal Enfield Classic 350 is equipped with Dual Channel ABS and comes with a ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 20 Apr 2021

What is the price of classical 350 classic black price in Mandi

baaghi asked on 13 Apr 2021

The Royal Enfield Classic 350 comes with a price tag of Rs. 1,72,465 (Ex-...

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By Bikedekho experts on 13 Apr 2021

It is single channel or dual channel ABS?

Rohith asked on 9 Apr 2021

Royal Enfield Classic 350 is equipped with Dual Channel ABS.

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By Bikedekho experts on 9 Apr 2021

Does pure black features dual channel abs

Malik asked on 8 Apr 2021

Yes, Royal Enfield Classic 350 Pure Black features dual-channel ABS.

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By Bikedekho experts on 8 Apr 2021

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