Jawa 42 vs Royal Enfield Classic 500 Comparison

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    Jawa 42
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    Rs1.55 Lakh*
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Jawa 42 vs Royal Enfield Classic 500

Jawa 42 vs Royal Enfield Classic 500: Jawa 42 Single Disc is the more fuel efficient one with a claimed mileage of 37 kmpl while the claimed figure for Royal Enfield Classic 500 ABS is 32 kmpl. Jawa 42 is priced at Rs 155300 (Ex-showroom Price) while Royal Enfield Classic 500 is the costlier one priced at Rs 202046 (Ex-showroom Price). 42 is available in 6 colour options while Classic 500 has 6 colours to choose from.

Overview
On Road Price
Rs.1.80 Lakh onwards
Rs.2.40 Lakh onwards
Mileage (Overall)
37 kmpl
32 kmpl
Displacement
293 cc
499 cc
Engine Type
Liquid Cooled, Single Cylinder, DOHC
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, Twin spark, Air cooled
No. of Cylinders
1
1
Max Power
27.37 PS
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque
28 Nm
41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
User Rating
4.5
Based on 47 Reviews
4.5
Based on 34 Reviews
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Engine
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Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Drum
Disc
ColoursComet RedGalactic GreenHalley's TealLumos LimeNebula BlueStarlight Blue+1 MoreBlack
Fuel Capacity
14 L
13.5 L
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Liquid Cooled, Single Cylinder, DOHC
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, Twin spark, Air cooled
Displacement
293 cc
499 cc
Max Power
27.37 PS
27.57 PS @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque
28 Nm
41.3 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
Self Start Only
Kick and Self Start
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Clutch
-
Wet, Multi-Plate
Ignition
-
Digital Electronic Ignition
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
6 Speed
5 Speed
Bore
76 mm
84 mm
Stroke
65 mm
90 mm
Compression Ratio
11:1
8.5:1
Features and Safety
ABS
Single Channel
Dual Channel
Mobile ConnectivityNoNo
Speedometer
Analogue
Analogue
Odometer
Digital
Analogue
Fuel Gauge
Analogue
Analogue
Console
Analogue and Digital
Analogue
Additional Features
Twin Exhaust
-
Passenger Footrest
-
Yes
Mileage and Performance
ARAI Mileage
-
32 kmpl
Overall Mileage
37 kmpl
32 kmpl
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
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3 Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Double Cradle
Single down tube, Using engine as stressed member
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Hydraulic Fork
Telescopic Forks
Rear Suspension
Gas Canister - Twin shock hydraulic
Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
-
2140 mm
Width
-
790 mm
Height
-
1090 mm
Fuel Capacity
14 L
13.5 L
Saddle Height
765 mm
-
Ground Clearance
-
135 mm
Wheelbase
1369 mm
1380 mm
Kerb Weight
170 kg
196 Kg
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
Halogen
Tail Light
Bulb
Bulb
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb
Battery Capacity
-
12 V, 12 Ah
Pilot Lamps
-
Yes
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 :-18 inch Rear :-17 inch
Front :-19 inch, Rear :-18 inch
Wheels Type
Spoke
Spoke
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Drum
Disc
Front Brake Diameter
280 mm
280 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
153 mm
240 mm
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider)
-
22 psi
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
-
25 psi
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider)
-
32 psi
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)
-
35 psi

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Recently asked questions about Jawa 42 and Royal Enfield Classic 500

  • kumar asked on 5 Jan 2020
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    What is the tyre pressure for Jawa 42?

    • Bikedekho Experts
    • on 6 Jan 2020

    As of now, the brand hasn\'t revealed the complete details about the tyre pressure. So we would suggest you walk into the nearest authorized service centre as they will be the better person to assist you. You can click on the following link to see the details of the nearest service centre and selecting your city accordingly - Service centre

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    • Bikedekho Experts
    • on 5 Jan 2020

    For this, we would suggest you walk into the nearest authorized service centre as they will be the better person to assist you. You can click on the following link to see the details of the nearest service centre and selecting your city accordingly - Service centre

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    • Bikedekho Experts
    • on 31 Dec 2019

    For this, we would suggest you walk into the nearest dealership as they will be better people to assist you. You can click on the following link to see the details of the nearest dealership and selecting your city accordingly - Dealers.

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