Jawa 42 vs Suzuki Intruder Comparison

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    Jawa 42
    Jawa 42
    Rs1.68 Lakh*
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    Suzuki Intruder
    Suzuki Intruder
    Rs1.24 Lakh*
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Jawa 42 vs Suzuki Intruder

Should you buy Jawa 42 or Suzuki Intruder 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 Suzuki Intruder price in Delhi is Rs 1.24 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 Intruder stand at 13.6 PS and 13.8 Nm respectively. Jawa offers the 42 in 3 colours whereas the Suzuki Intruder comes in 2 colours. Out of 65 user reviews, Intruder scores 4.4 whereas the Jawa 42 tallies 4.4 out of 5 based on 62 user reviews.

42 vs Intruder

Key Highlights42Intruder
Body TypeCruiser BikesCruiser Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHC4-Stroke, 1-cylinder, Air cooled
Displacement293 cc155 cc
Max Power26.51 PS13.6 PS @ 8000 rpm
Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.91 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.43 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Photo Comparison
User Rating
Based on 62 Reviews
Based on 65 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 6,187
₹ 4,643
42 Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHC
4-Stroke, 1-cylinder, Air cooled
293 cc
155 cc
Max Power
26.51 PS
13.6 PS @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque
27.05 Nm
13.8 Nm @ 6000 rpm
No. of Cylinders
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Air Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Gear Box
6 Speed
5 Speed
76 mm
56 mm
65 mm
62.9 mm
Compression Ratio
Emission Type
Features and Safety
Single Channel
Single Channel
Fuel Gauge
Analogue and Digital
Additional Features
Twin Exhaust
Stepup Seat
Passenger FootrestYesYes

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Chassis and Suspension
Double Cradle
Body Type
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Front Suspension
Telescopic Hydraulic Fork
Rear Suspension
Gas Canister - Twin shock hydraulic
Swing Arm
Dimensions and Capacity
2130 mm
805 mm
1095 mm
Fuel Capacity
14 L
11 L
Saddle Height
765 mm
740 mm
Ground Clearance
170 mm
1369 mm
1405 mm
Kerb Weight
172 kg
152 kg
Tail Light
Turn Signal Lamp
Projector Headlights
LED Tail Lights
Battery Type
Maintenance Free
Battery Capacity
12 V, 3 Ah
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-18 Rear :-120/80-17
Front :-100/80-17 Rear :-140/60-17
Tyre Type
Wheel Size
Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type
Cast Alloy
Front Brake
Rear Brake
Front Brake Diameter
280 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
153 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.

Suzuki Intruder

  • Strong midrange
  • Good fuel efficiency
  • Nice handler

Jawa 42

  • Has a slightly unnatural riding posture.
  • Gear shifts feel clunky.
  • Lacks modern elements like LED lighting and a smartphone connectivity module.

Suzuki Intruder

  • Stiff ride quality without a pillion
  • Controversial styling
  • Too plasticy

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • 42
  • Intruder
  • 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 | 13222 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 | 445 Views
  • Jawa 42


    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 | 4808 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 | 4534 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 | 3490 Views
  • Jawa 42 Reviews
  • Suzuki Intruder

    Amazing Bike Along With Very Good Features.

    Suzuki Intruder Bike is best for highway riding. This bike is specially designed for highway riding purposes. This bike..... Read More

    By raghu jain
    On: Nov 11, 2020 | 1907 Views
  • Suzuki Intruder

    Very Happy With This Bike.

    I am using Suzuki Intruder Bike and I am very happy with this bike. It performs superbly and looks amazing. This bike..... Read More

    By arpit sain
    On: Oct 06, 2020 | 1097 Views
  • Suzuki Intruder

    Best for Highway Rides.

    Suzuki Intruder Bike is very amazing and it looks very bold. This is the best bike for highway riding and trekking...... Read More

    By laxmikant sharma
    On: Oct 01, 2020 | 790 Views
  • Suzuki Intruder

    Nice Cruiser Bike.

    I am using Suzuki Intruder Bike and I recommend it to others also who are looking for a bike for highway riding and..... Read More

    By rahul singh
    On: Sep 29, 2020 | 605 Views
  • Suzuki Intruder

    Best Mileage In This Segment.

    I have been riding Suzuki Intruder for about six months and I am highly satisfied with its performance and power. It..... Read More

    By ranvijay sharma
    On: Sep 28, 2020 | 1022 Views
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Questions And Answers

  • 42
  • Intruder

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

Onroad price Java 42

ashutosh asked on 13 Mar 2021

Jawa Motorcycles 42 is priced between Rs.1.68 - 1.83 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 13 Mar 2021

Has jawa 42 2.1 latest version have mob charging port and gps added

Kuntal asked on 22 Feb 2021

No, the new version of Jawa 42 does not have a mobile charger and GPS system.

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By Bikedekho experts on 22 Feb 2021

What is the cost of Suzuki Intruder?

Ujjwal asked on 1 Nov 2020

Suzuki Intruder is priced at Rs.1.22 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). In order to know ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 1 Nov 2020

Is it same Suzuki Intrude's spocket set and break pad to Gixxer?

SK asked on 24 Jun 2020

Suzuki Intruder shares a lot with Suzuki Gixxer but for the final confirmation ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 24 Jun 2020

What is the mileage of Suzuki Intruder?

Arindam asked on 14 Mar 2020

Yes as they say it can give upto 44kmpl but i get almost 49 - 50kmpl.. hwz tat...

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By Manju on 14 Mar 2020

What type of rear suspension is there in Suzuki Intruder 150?

Rajiv asked on 10 Mar 2020

Suzuki Intruder comes with a 7-step preload-adjustable mono-shock suspension.

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By Bikedekho experts on 10 Mar 2020

What type headlight is used in intruder 150 and hiw much it costs?

Alen asked on 18 Feb 2020

The intruder uses a bulb and reflector type headlight. For its prices, we would ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 18 Feb 2020

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