Jawa 42 vs Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Comparison

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    Jawa 42
    Jawa 42
    Single Disc BS6
    Rs1.69 Lakh*
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    Royal Enfield Meteor 350
    Fireball
    Rs2.01 Lakh*
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Jawa 42 vs Royal Enfield Meteor 350

Should you buy Jawa 42 or Royal Enfield Meteor 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 169415 (ex-showroom price) whereas the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 price in Delhi is Rs 201253 (ex-showroom). The engine in the 42 makes 27.33 PS and 27.02 Nm. On the other hand, the power and torque of Meteor 350 stand at 20.4 PS and 27 Nm respectively. Jawa offers the 42 in 3 colours whereas the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 comes in 10 colours. Out of 41 user reviews, Meteor 350 scores 4.0 whereas the Jawa 42 tallies 4.4 out of 5 based on 72 user reviews.

42 vs Meteor 350

Key Highlights42Meteor 350
Body TypeCruiser BikesCruiser Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHCSingle-Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Air-Oil Cooled Engine
Displacement293 cc349 cc
Max Torque27.02 Nm27 Nm @ 4000 rpm

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Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.93 Lakh onwards
Rs.2.18 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
EMI Starts₹ 5,585
₹ 5,963
User Rating
4.4
Based on 72 Reviews
4.0
Based on 41 Reviews
Insurance
Rs.9,887
42 Insurance
Colours-Fireball BlueFireball Matt GreenFireball RedFireball Yellow
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Engine
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHC
Single-Cylinder, 4 Stroke, Air-Oil Cooled Engine
Displacement
293 cc
349 cc
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
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Starting
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Ignition
-
Electronic Fuel Injection
Gear Box
6 Speed
5 Speed
Bore
76 mm
-
Stroke
65 mm
-
Compression Ratio
11:1
-
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
Features and Safety
Charging Point
-
Yes
Mobile Application
-
Yes
Speedometer
Analogue
Analogue
Odometer
Digital
-
Tripmeter
-
Digital
Fuel Gauge
-
Digital
Additional Features
Twin Exhaust
-
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill Switch
-
Yes
Display
-
Yes

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Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
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41.88 kmpl
Acceleration (0-80 Kmph)
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8.25 Sec
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)
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13.94 Sec
Quarter Mile
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18.74s @ 109.43kmph Sec
Roll-ons (30-70 kmph)
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6.00 Sec
Roll-ons (40-80 kmph)
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8.18 Sec
Braking (60-0 Kmph)
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20.09m Sec
Braking (80-0 Kmph)
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34.40m Sec
Braking (100-0 Kmph)
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51.08m Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Body Type
Cruiser Bikes
Cruiser Bikes
Dimensions and Capacity
Fuel Capacity
14 L
15 L
Saddle Height
765 mm
765 mm
Ground Clearance
-
170 mm
Wheelbase
1369 mm
1400 mm
Kerb Weight
172 kg
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Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
LED
Tail Light
Bulb
LED
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
Bulb
LED Tail Lights
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Yes
Tyres and Brakes
Front Brake Diameter
280 mm
300 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
153 mm
270 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.

    Royal Enfield Meteor 350

    • New engine feels infinitely more refined at high RPMs and has a good spread of torque
    • The thump is still very much present
    • Easy to ride for people of different sizes and skill levels

    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 Meteor 350

    • Design is pretty unexciting
    • Navigation pod aside, equipment levels are pretty basic
    • Engine could do with a little more grunt

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • 42
  • Meteor 350
  • Jawa 42

    Easy Handling

    This bike has a long handle, sitting is comfortable, easy handling, smoothness even at higher acceleration, and the..... Read More

    By raj p
    On: May 11, 2022 | 196 Views
  • Jawa 42

    Superb Bike

    This is a nice bike with good mileage. The riding experiance is also superb.

    By sagar padval
    On: May 08, 2022 | 19 Views
  • Jawa 42

    Best And Comfortable Bike

    Best and most comfortable bike. Mileage is almost good, starting pickup is the best little bit issue on self-starter in..... Read More

    By purnendu sunani
    On: May 01, 2022 | 314 Views
  • Jawa 42

    Good Mileage

    This bike has a classic look and maintenance services are low. Mileage is also good as compared to the other bikes,..... Read More

    By sagar
    On: Apr 30, 2022 | 357 Views
  • Jawa 42

    Really Wonderful

    This bike is amazing, really wonderful and the performance of this bike is amazing. The style of the bike is good, the..... Read More

    By jeffry martin
    On: Apr 26, 2022 | 166 Views
  • Jawa 42 Reviews
  • Royal Enfield Meteor 350

    Amazing Bike

    The amazing bike looks good and its performance is far away from other bikes, comfortable and safety also fabulous.

    By vishal purhe
    On: May 06, 2022 | 28 Views
  • Royal Enfield Meteor 350

    Very Comfortable And User Friendly

    Riding experience is the most important thing you will get with Royal Enfield Meteor, it is very comfortable and..... Read More

    By abhushan sawant
    On: May 05, 2022 | 260 Views
  • Royal Enfield Meteor 350

    Royal Enfield Meteor 350 - Superb Bike

    Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is a very good bike and I am looking to buy this bike as soon as possible, I already took the..... Read More

    By monu sharma
    On: Apr 05, 2022 | 682 Views
  • Royal Enfield Meteor 350

    Fun Motorcycle

    This has quickly become my favourite bike to take out of my garage when I plainly want to have fun. Everything is..... Read More

    By pritish sirkar
    On: Mar 15, 2022 | 737 Views
  • Royal Enfield Meteor 350

    Awesome bike

    The awesome bike I purchased the bike in Feb 2021, and I check the mileage it got 35 after the first service. I do long..... Read More

    By satya narayana
    On: Aug 04, 2021 | 11304 Views
  • Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Reviews

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Questions And Answers

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  • Meteor 350

Whenever khaki (army version) colour comes in jawa 42 2.1

anisim asked on 26 Apr 2022

Jawa 42 is available in 3 different colours - Allstar Black, Orion Red, and ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 26 Apr 2022

Is Jawa 42 2.1 can be exchanged for the new Yezdi scrambler?

Hitesh asked on 14 Jan 2022

The exchange of a vehicle would depend on certain factors such as kilometers ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 14 Jan 2022

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

I am confused between Classic 350 & Meteor 350. Which one to buy?

Deepak asked on 16 Mar 2022

Selecting the right bike would depend on certain factors such as your budget, ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 16 Mar 2022

Meteor vs honda cb350rs vs jawa 42 ? Which one is best with ride comfort long touring and average?

prince asked on 25 Dec 2021

All three bikes are good in their own forte. The Meteor 350 is a more well-...

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By Bikedekho experts on 25 Dec 2021

Is there slepper clatch avalable?

Chandan asked on 8 Oct 2021

No, the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is not available with slipper clutch.

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By Bikedekho experts on 8 Oct 2021

What is the difference between Supernova, Fireball and Stellar variant?

Charllie asked on 14 Jul 2021

The Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is available in three variants: Fireball, Stellar ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 14 Jul 2021

Waiting period?

anuj asked on 2 Jul 2021

Even though the coronavirus-induced localised lockdown has put a dampener on ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 2 Jul 2021

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