Jawa 42 vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 Comparison

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    Jawa 42
    Jawa 42
    Single Disc BS6
    Rs1.69 Lakh*
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    Royal Enfield Classic 350
    Royal Enfield Classic 350
    Redditch Series With Single-Channel
    Rs1.87 Lakh*
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  • Jawa 42 2.1
    rs1.69 Lakh*
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  • Royal Enfield Classic 350 Redditch Series With Single-Channel
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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 169415 (ex-showroom price) whereas the Royal Enfield Classic 350 price in Delhi is Rs 187246 (ex-showroom). The engine in the 42 makes 27.33 PS and 27.02 Nm. On the other hand, the power and torque of Classic 350 stand at 20.21 PS and 27 Nm respectively. Jawa offers the 42 in 3 colours whereas the Royal Enfield Classic 350 comes in 11 colours. Out of 13 user reviews, Classic 350 scores 4.5 whereas the Jawa 42 tallies 4.4 out of 5 based on 64 user reviews.

42 vs Classic 350

Key Highlights42Classic 350
Body TypeCruiser BikesCruiser Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHC4 Stroke, Air-Oil Cooled Engine, Spark Ignition, Single Cylinder
Displacement293 cc349.34 cc
Max Power27.33 PS20.21 PS @ 6100 rpm

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Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.92 Lakh onwards
Rs.2.07 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
EMI Starts₹ 6,235
₹ 6,115
User Rating
4.4
Based on 64 Reviews
4.5
Based on 13 Reviews
Insurance
Rs.9,887
42 Insurance
Colours-Redditch GreyRedditch Green
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Engine
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHC
4 Stroke, Air-Oil Cooled Engine, Spark Ignition, Single Cylinder
Displacement
293 cc
349.34 cc
Max Power
27.33 PS
20.21 PS @ 6100 rpm
Max Torque
27.02 Nm
27 Nm @ 4000 rpm
No. of Cylinders
1
1
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Air & 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
-
Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
6 Speed
5 Speed
Bore
76 mm
72 mm
Stroke
65 mm
85.8 mm
Compression Ratio
11:1
9.5 : 1
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
Features and Safety
ABS
Single Channel
Single Channel
Charging Point
-
Yes
Service Due Indicator
-
Yes
Speedometer
Analogue
Analogue
Odometer
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter
-
Analogue
Fuel Gauge
-
Digital
Console
Analogue and Digital
Analogue and Digital
Clock
-
Digital
Navigation
-
Yes
Additional Features
Twin Exhaust
Air Cleaner - Paper element, Lubrication - Wet sump forced lubrication
Passenger FootrestYes
-
Engine Kill Switch
-
Yes
Display
-
Yes

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    Rs.2.37 - 2.47 Lakh *
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    Rs.2.18 - 2.45 Lakh *
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    Rs.1.80 - 2.33 Lakh *
Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
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41.55 kmpl
Highway Mileage
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37.77 kmpl
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
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5.71 Sec
Acceleration (0-80 Kmph)
-
9.53 Sec
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)
-
16.30 Sec
Roll-ons (30-70 kmph)
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6.97 Sec
Roll-ons (40-80 kmph)
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9.46 Sec
Braking (60-0 Kmph)
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18.01 Sec
Braking (80-0 Kmph)
-
31.93 Sec
Braking (100-0 Kmph)
-
45.01 Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Double Cradle
Twin Downtube Spine Frame
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Hydraulic Fork
Telescopic, 41 mm forks, 130 mm travel
Rear Suspension
Gas Canister - Twin shock hydraulic
Twin tube emulsion shock absorbers with 6-step adjustable preload
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
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2145 mm
Width
-
785 mm
Height
-
1090 mm
Fuel Capacity
14 L
13 L
Saddle Height
765 mm
805 mm
Ground Clearance
-
170 mm
Wheelbase
1369 mm
1390 mm
Kerb Weight
172 kg
195 kg
Total Weight
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375 kg
Engine Oil
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2.20 l
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
Halogen
Tail Light
Bulb
Bulb
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb
Battery Type
-
Maintenance Free
Battery Capacity
-
12 V, 8 Ah
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-18 Rear :-120/80-17
Front :-100/90 - 19, Rear :-120/80 - 18
Tyre Type
Tube
Tubeless
Wheel Size
Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-482.6 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Wheels Type
Spoke
Spoke
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Drum
Drum
Front Brake Diameter
280 mm
300 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
153 mm
153 mm
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider)
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32 psi
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
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32 psi
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider)
-
32 psi
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
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36 psi

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

    • Engine refinement has improved a lot.
    • Revised ergonomics make it more comfortable.
    • New chassis makes it easier to ride in traffic.

    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

    • Doesn’t have the top-end performance of the Meteor 350.
    • New footpegs foul with your legs in traffic and while parking.
    • Thump of the old engine is missing.

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • 42
  • Classic 350
  • Jawa 42

    Break System Is Awesome

    RPM is high than a normal bike, its meter reading shows 40 but it is not 40, not for crowded places to ride.

    By harry singh
    On: Sep 10, 2021 | 327 Views
  • Jawa 42

    Awesome bike to get..

    Best bike ever in power, looks, mileage and comfort. In 300 cc hope it comes up with more 500cc power bikes. Waiting..... Read More

    By aaron ferns
    On: Aug 13, 2021 | 7461 Views
  • 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 | 24748 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 | 969 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 | 10277 Views
  • Jawa 42 Reviews
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    The Royal Enfield Classic - New Update

    The new Royal Enfield Classic 350 is a very good and much-needed update. This new version is feature-packed. It comes..... Read More

    By deepank sharma
    On: Jan 12, 2022 | 496 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    Little Expensive

    Royal Enfield Classic 350 motorcycle with a price tag ranging between Rs. 1.84 to Rs. 2.15 Lakh is a little expensive..... Read More

    By sharad sharma
    On: Jan 12, 2022 | 661 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    New Enfield Classic 350 Is Very Good Looking

    The new Royal Enfield Classic 350 is a very good-looking bike. With all the latest and modern features for the price..... Read More

    By manas sharma
    On: Jan 04, 2022 | 892 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    New Classic 350 - Comes with Extra Features

    Royal Enfield is always been my favorite brand in bikes, and the new classic 350 comes with some new features, which..... Read More

    By abhijeet sharma
    On: Jan 03, 2022 | 198 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    This Bike Is Very Powerful

    This bike is very powerful and I like this bike.

    By manish patel
    On: Nov 03, 2021 | 294 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350 Reviews

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Questions And Answers

  • 42
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Is Jawa 42 2.1 can be exchanged for the new Yezdi scrambler?

Hitesh asked on 14 Jan 2022

The exchange of a vehicle would depend on certain factors such as kilometers ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 14 Jan 2022

Jawa 42 2.1 is better than classic royal enfield

vijay asked on 6 Oct 2021

Selecting the perfect bike depends on various factors such as your budget, ride ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 6 Oct 2021

Does jawa 42 have slipper clutch ?

GAMING asked on 23 Sep 2021

No. the Jawa Motorcycles 42 is not equipped with slipper clutch.

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By Bikedekho experts on 23 Sep 2021

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

I need army colour 350 bullet bike

Suaib asked on 24 Dec 2021

Royal Enfield Classic 350 is available in 11 different colours - Halcyon Grey, ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 24 Dec 2021

What type of brakes are in rear wheel, wire or rod ?

Aamir asked on 21 Dec 2021

For this, we would suggest you have a word with the service center as they may ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 21 Dec 2021

Want bullet with kick start

Jimmy asked on 20 Dec 2021

Ishme Self start ke sath Kik bhi chahiye tha kyoki thandi ke mousam me Gaddi ...

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By Arvind on 20 Dec 2021

Wire price

Jagjeet asked on 20 Dec 2021

For the availability and prices of the spare parts, we would suggest you get in ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 20 Dec 2021

What is the real price with accessories,rto, insurance.

Amar asked on 12 Dec 2021

Royal Enfield Classic 350 priced at INR 1.84 - 2.15 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 12 Dec 2021

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