Jawa 42 vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 Comparison

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    Royal Enfield Classic 350
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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 1.69 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the Royal Enfield Classic 350 price in Delhi is Rs 1.84 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 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 9 user reviews, Classic 350 scores 4.4 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.1.97 Lakh onwards
Rs.2.08 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
EMI Starts₹ 6,362
₹ 6,149
User Rating
4.4
Based on 64 Reviews
4.4
Based on 9 Reviews
Insurance
Rs.10,949
42 Insurance
Colours-Redditch GreyRedditch Green
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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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 (0-100 Kmph)
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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
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
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785 mm
Height
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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)
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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 | 93 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 | 3589 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 | 22600 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 | 802 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 | 8853 Views
  • Jawa 42 Reviews
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

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    By barinder sandhu
    On: Oct 06, 2021 | 51 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    New Classic 350 with superb performance

    New Classic 350 with superb performance Royal Enfield Classic 350 has its own ignition timing, exhaust layout and..... Read More

    By raman
    On: Sep 14, 2021 | 1701 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    Classic 350 - Equipped with new changes

    Royal Enfield Classic 350 has also made big changes to the chassis. For 2021, the basic single-cradle frame has been..... Read More

    By ashish
    On: Sep 11, 2021 | 557 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    Comes with Updated features - Classic 350

    Royal Enfield Classic 350 gets two trip meters. The top-spec Chrome variant also comes with the company’s Tripper..... Read More

    By surya
    On: Sep 04, 2021 | 347 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350

    Nice bike

    I think this would be a new revolution in RE bikes better than Benelli 400 AND JAWA 42, And more to come in 2020

    By nikhil
    On: Apr 04, 2020 | 495 Views
  • Royal Enfield Classic 350 Reviews

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Questions And Answers

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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

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

Millages

durgarao asked on 3 Oct 2021

The mileage of Royal Enfield Classic 350 is 40.8 Kmpl. This is the claimed ARAI ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 3 Oct 2021

How to Exchange a 2020 Classic to 2021 Classic

Ashok asked on 29 Sep 2021

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

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By Bikedekho experts on 29 Sep 2021

Tyres are radial or tubeless

Naren asked on 13 Sep 2021

Royal Enfield Classic 350 comes pre-equipped with tubeless tyres.

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By Bikedekho experts on 13 Sep 2021

Bullet 350 gun metal color are available in CSD through ?

Sajan asked on 8 Sep 2021

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

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By Bikedekho experts on 8 Sep 2021

Will navigation available and what about lights?

Rammohan asked on 27 May 2021

As of now, the 2021 Royal Enfield Classic 350 hasn't launched yet. Moreover, The...

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By Bikedekho experts on 27 May 2021

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