Jawa 42 vs Benelli Imperiale 400 Comparison

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    Jawa 42
    Jawa 42
    Rs1.69 Lakh*
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    Benelli Imperiale 400
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Jawa 42 vs Benelli Imperiale 400

Should you buy Jawa 42 or Benelli Imperiale 400 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 Benelli Imperiale 400 price in Delhi is Rs 1.89 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 Imperiale 400 stand at 21 PS and 29 Nm respectively. Jawa offers the 42 in 3 colours whereas the Benelli Imperiale 400 comes in 3 colours. Out of 11 user reviews, Imperiale 400 scores 4.3 whereas the Jawa 42 tallies 4.4 out of 5 based on 64 user reviews.

42 vs Imperiale 400

Key Highlights42Imperiale 400
Body TypeCruiser BikesCruiser Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHCSingle-cylinder, Air-cooled, 4-valves/cylinder, SOHC
Displacement293 cc374 cc
Max Power27.33 PS21 PS @ 6000 rpm

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Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.92 Lakh onwards
Rs.2.21 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
EMI Starts₹ 6,235
₹ 6,548
User Rating
4.4
Based on 64 Reviews
4.3
Based on 11 Reviews
Insurance
Rs.9,887
42 Insurance
Colours-Silver
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHC
Single-cylinder, Air-cooled, 4-valves/cylinder, SOHC
Displacement
293 cc
374 cc
Max Power
27.33 PS
21 PS @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque
27.02 Nm
29 Nm @ 3500 rpm
No. of Cylinders
1
1
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Air Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Starting
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Clutch
-
Multidisc wet clutch
Ignition
-
ECU – DELPHI MT05
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
6 Speed
5 Speed
Bore
76 mm
72.7 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
Tachometer
-
Analogue
Odometer
Digital
Analogue
Tripmeter
-
Analogue
Console
Analogue and Digital
Analogue and Digital
Additional Features
Twin Exhaust
-
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill Switch
-
Yes

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Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
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33.49 kmpl
Highway Mileage
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36.65 kmpl
Top Speed
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114.66 kmph
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
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5.33 Sec
Acceleration (0-80 Kmph)
-
9.01 Sec
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)
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15.83 Sec
Quarter Mile
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18.70s @ 109.84kmph Sec
Roll-ons (30-70 kmph)
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6.28 Sec
Roll-ons (40-80 kmph)
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9.61 Sec
Braking (60-0 Kmph)
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20.41 Sec
Braking (80-0 Kmph)
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37.29 Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Double Cradle
Double cradle with steel tubes and plates
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Hydraulic Fork
41 mm Telescopic
Rear Suspension
Gas Canister - Twin shock hydraulic
Pre-load Adjustable
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
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2170 mm
Width
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820 mm
Height
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1120 mm
Fuel Capacity
14 L
12 L
Fuel Reserve
-
2 L
Saddle Height
765 mm
780 mm
Ground Clearance
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165 mm
Wheelbase
1369 mm
1440 mm
Kerb Weight
172 kg
205 kg
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
Halogen
Tail Light
Bulb
Bulb
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-18 Rear :-120/80-17
Front :-100/90-19, Rear :- 130/80-18
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
Spoke
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Drum
Disc
Front Brake Diameter
280 mm
300 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
153 mm
240 mm

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • 42
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  • 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 | 48 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 | 2511 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 | 22034 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 | 761 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 | 8498 Views
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  • Benelli Imperiale 400

    Benelli Rocks Awesome Italian bike with super performance

    Awesome Italian bike with super performance , stylish , mileage , especially. I loved the height and length of a bike...... Read More

    By sunkari susheel
    On: Aug 12, 2021 | 635 Views
  • Benelli Imperiale 400

    My Wonderbike!

    I ride this bike for one year and for me it is the most lovely bike I have ever had. I am 61 years old and have been..... Read More

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    On: Jul 23, 2021 | 716 Views
  • Benelli Imperiale 400

    Best bike

    I own a BS:IV version. Good riding experience so far. I owned a RE classic 350 earlier and therefore whenever I ride..... Read More

    By babujane
    On: Jun 14, 2020 | 11560 Views
  • Benelli Imperiale 400

    Best Features

    Good performance, little high maintenance costs, low mileage, air cooled engine. Price is a little high.

    By gooi gooi
    On: Feb 29, 2020 | 1100 Views
  • Benelli Imperiale 400

    Nice Bike.

    Good model good performance, pick up is good. But the mileage is not so good.

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Questions And Answers

  • 42
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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

Is Jawa 42 2.1 available in CSD?

REVANTH asked on 18 May 2021

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

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By Bikedekho experts on 18 May 2021

No Benelli showroom in surat?

Pravin asked on 20 Apr 2021

There is one dealer of Benelli available in Surat which you may check at the ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 20 Apr 2021

I have done the the test ride today in Benelli 400 now i am thinking to go with Benelli 400 or RE 350Classic.. i feel good and comfort in Benelli test ride.. for my daily use Benelli is good? please reply..Benelli is a Chinese company make? Any service or parts availability issues in future? how you feel..

subeesh asked on 12 Oct 2020

The Classic 350 has tremendous emotional appeal and is still in some ways a very...

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By Bikedekho experts on 12 Oct 2020

Can we change the exhaust sound of benelli imperiale 400 by adjusting the DB killer or removing it fromthesilencer?? Or is there any other option for changing the stock exhaust??

santosh asked on 20 Aug 2020

We won't suggest you to make such modification in exhaust. It may hamper the ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 20 Aug 2020

Is this Benelli Imperiale worth its price?

mamidi asked on 14 Aug 2020

The Benelli Imperiale 400 is a full-fledged package and feels like it punches ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 14 Aug 2020

Dominar 250 or Imperiale 400. Which one is best bike?

binu asked on 6 Aug 2020

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