Jawa 42 vs Jawa Perak Comparison

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    Jawa 42
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    Rs1.68 Lakh*
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Jawa 42 vs Jawa Perak

Should you buy Jawa 42 or Jawa Perak 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 Jawa Perak price in Delhi is Rs 1.97 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 Perak stand at 30. 64 PS and 32. 74 Nm respectively. Jawa offers the 42 in 3 colours whereas the Jawa Perak comes in 1 colours. Out of 81 user reviews, Perak scores 4.7 whereas the Jawa 42 tallies 4.4 out of 5 based on 62 user reviews.

42 vs Perak

Key Highlights42Perak
Body TypeCruiser BikesCruiser Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHCSingle Cylinder, Four Stroke, Liquid Cooled, SI Engine, DOHC
Displacement293 cc334 cc
Max Power26.51 PS30. 64 PS
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Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.91 Lakh onwards
Rs.2.23 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Photo Comparison
User Rating
4.4
Based on 62 Reviews
4.7
Based on 81 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 6,187
₹ 6,609
Insurance
Rs.9,867
42 Insurance
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHC
Single Cylinder, Four Stroke, Liquid Cooled, SI Engine, DOHC
Displacement
293 cc
334 cc
Max Power
26.51 PS
30. 64 PS
Max Torque
27.05 Nm
32. 74 Nm
No. of Cylinders
1
1
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Starting
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
6 Speed
6 Speed
Bore
76 mm
81 mm
Stroke
65 mm
65 mm
Compression Ratio
11:1
11:01
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
Features and Safety
ABS
Single Channel
Dual Channel
Speedometer
Analogue
Analogue
Odometer
Digital
Digital
Fuel Gauge
-
Analog
Console
Analogue and Digital
Analogue and Digital
Additional Features
Twin Exhaust
Twin Exhaust
Passenger FootrestYes
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Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
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34.05 kmpl
Highway Mileage
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30.79 kmpl
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
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3.98 Sec
Acceleration (0-80 Kmph)
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6.76 Sec
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)
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11.45 Sec
Roll-ons (30-70 kmph)
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4.35 Sec
Roll-ons (40-80 kmph)
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5.54 Sec
Braking (60-0 Kmph)
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17.24 Sec
Braking (80-0 Kmph)
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31.65 Sec
Braking (100-0 Kmph)
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54.04 Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Double Cradle
Double Cradle Tubular Frame
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Hydraulic Fork
Telescopic Hydraulic Fork
Rear Suspension
Gas Canister - Twin shock hydraulic
Mono Shock Absorber, 7 Step Adjustable
Dimensions and Capacity
Fuel Capacity
14 L
14 L
Saddle Height
765 mm
750 mm
Wheelbase
1369 mm
1485 mm
Kerb Weight
172 kg
175 kg
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
Halogen
Tail Light
Bulb
LED
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb
LED Tail Lights
-
Yes
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-18 Rear :-120/80-17
Front :-100/90-18 Rear :-140/70-17
Tyre Type
Tube
Tube
Wheel Size
Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
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

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.

Jawa Perak

  • The engine feels more easygoing than the shorter-geared classic Jawa.
  • Can cruise at 100kmph all day long with little to no vibes.
  • Suspension setup is on the firmer side but it does a decent enough job at filtering bumps.

Jawa 42

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

Jawa Perak

  • Build quality has improved compared to the BS4 Jawa, but it still feels a bit rough around the edges.
  • Riding posture feels a bit cramped for a 5’10” frame like mine.
  • The vanilla exhaust note and lack of modern features is a bit of a letdown.

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • 42
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  • 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 | 13503 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 | 459 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 | 4954 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 | 4610 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 | 3538 Views
  • Jawa 42 Reviews
  • Jawa Perak

    Not for all. It's make special

    It is not for all. Jawa makes this bike for some special one. It has great features.

    By lo munnabhai
    On: Aug 06, 2020 | 778 Views
  • Jawa Perak

    India's first Stock bobber, sheer class.

    India just got its very first Bobber style motorcycle, The mighty Perak has the capability to steal hearts, the road..... Read More

    By archit bajaj
    On: Aug 03, 2020 | 4474 Views
  • Jawa Perak

    Ovarall very good.

    Very comfortable, good mileage, good looking, good show, good price, good style, good wheel, good head light.

    By subrata adhiary
    On: Aug 02, 2020 | 545 Views
  • Jawa Perak

    Jawa the GÈM.

    Jawa the GÈM. Earlier I had Royal Enfield 350 so I sold my bike and take Jawa Perak. Pros:- Looks beautiful, very..... Read More

    By vikrant kerpal
    On: Jul 29, 2020 | 5716 Views
  • Jawa Perak

    I am waiting for Jawa Perak

    I am waiting for Jawa Perak for 1 year. It is a low-cost bike in a bobber style. It is good for those who love riding..... Read More

    By sumanth raj
    On: Jul 23, 2020 | 1792 Views
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Questions And Answers

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What is the ground clearance of Jawa 42 2.1?

Bapodara asked on 12 Apr 2021

Jawa 42 has a ground clearance of 165 mm.

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By Bikedekho experts on 12 Apr 2021

Can we have a tubeless tyre in jawa 42

simon asked on 11 Apr 2021

For this, we'd suggest you to get in touch with the nearest authorized service ...

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By Zigwheels on 11 Apr 2021

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

How much speed one hour

Ravada asked on 4 Mar 2021

As of now, there's no update from the brand's end, though you can easily cruise ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 4 Mar 2021

Can i attached extra seat on this bike!!

acoustic asked on 18 Dec 2020

We have a dedicated article on this which you may refer for a better ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 18 Dec 2020

My height is 6 feet, Is Jawa Perak is best for me while riding?

Vikram asked on 12 Dec 2020

Jawa Perak offers a low seat height of 750 mm which will be fairly accessible as...

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By Bikedekho experts on 12 Dec 2020

Which is the front tyre of perak, and can i use it on my 42.

Mohit asked on 27 Nov 2020

Jawa Perak comes with 100/90-18 tube tyre at front. Yes, you may use it in Jawa ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 27 Nov 2020

Abhi Book karvane mein kitne Dinon mein prapt hogi Jawa Perak?

Prabhat asked on 4 Nov 2020

For this, we would suggest you walk into the nearest dealership as they will be ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 4 Nov 2020

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