Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield Himalayan Comparison

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    Bajaj Dominar 400
    Bajaj Dominar 400
    Rs2.12 Lakh*
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    Royal Enfield Himalayan
    Royal Enfield Himalayan
    Gravel Grey
    Rs2.14 Lakh*
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Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield Himalayan

Should you buy Bajaj Dominar 400 or Royal Enfield Himalayan Find out which bike is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their price, mileage, features, colours and other specs. Bajaj Dominar 400 price in Delhi is Rs 212155 (ex-showroom price) whereas the Royal Enfield Himalayan price in Delhi is Rs 214887 (ex-showroom). The engine in the Dominar 400 makes 40 PS and 35 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of Himalayan stand at 24.31 PS and 32 Nm respectively. Bajaj offers the Dominar 400 in 4 colours whereas the Royal Enfield Himalayan comes in 6 colours. Out of 32 user reviews, Himalayan scores 4.2 whereas the Bajaj Dominar 400 tallies 4.5 out of 5 based on 131 user reviews.

Dominar 400 vs Himalayan

Key HighlightsDominar 400Himalayan
Mileage (City)26.50 kmpl
Best Mileage bikes
32.04 kmpl
Body TypeSports Naked BikesAdventure Tourer Bikes
Engine TypeSingle cylinder, 4 stroke, DOHC, 4 Valve, Liquid cooled, Triple Spark, FISingle Cylinder, 4 stroke, Air cooled, SOHC
Displacement373.3 cc411 cc

Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.2.45 Lakh onwards
Rs.2.42 Lakh onwards
Mileage (City)
32.04 kmpl
Body Type
User Rating
Based on 131 Reviews
Based on 32 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 7,908
₹ 7,161
ColoursAurora GreenVine BlackGravel Grey
Photo Comparison
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, DOHC, 4 Valve, Liquid cooled, Triple Spark, FI
Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Air cooled, SOHC
373.3 cc
411 cc
Max Power
40 PS @ 8800 rpm
24.31 PS @ 6500 rpm
Max Torque
35 Nm @ 6500 rpm
32 Nm @ 4000 - 4500 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
Wet, Multiplate with Assist & Slipper Clutch
Wet, multi-plate
Digital Electronic Ignition
Gear Box
6 Speed
5 Speed
89 mm
78 mm
60 mm
86 mm
Compression Ratio
12 : 1
Emission Type
Features and Safety
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Switchable ABS
Mobile Connectivity
Fuel Gauge
Analogue and Digital
Adjustable Windscreen
Additional Features
Twin Barrel Exhaust
Stepup Seat
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill SwitchYesYes

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Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
26.50 kmpl
32.04 kmpl
Highway Mileage
34.00 kmpl
39.96 kmpl
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
4.08 Sec
Acceleration (0-80 Kmph)
6.69 Sec
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)
7.1 Sec
10.79 Sec
Roll-ons (30-70 kmph)
5.06 Sec
Roll-ons (40-80 kmph)
6.30 Sec
Braking (60-0 Kmph)
19.43 Sec
Braking (80-0 Kmph)
33.57 Sec
Braking (100-0 Kmph)
53.25 Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Beam type perimeter frame
Half-duplex split cradle frame
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes, Sports Bikes
Adventure Tourer Bikes, Tourer Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic, 43 mm USD Fork, 135 mm travel
Telescopic, 41 mm forks, 200 mm travel
Rear Suspension
Multi-step adjustable Mono shock with Nitrox, Wheel stroke of 110 mm
Monoshock with linkage, 180 mm wheel travel
Body GraphicsYes
Dimensions and Capacity
2156 mm
2190 mm
836 mm
840 mm
1112 mm
1370 mm
Fuel Capacity
13 L
15+/- 0.5 L
Saddle Height
800 mm
Ground Clearance
157 mm
220 mm
1453 mm
1465 mm
Kerb Weight
187 kg
199 kg
Total Weight
337 kg
Tail Light
Turn Signal Lamp
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
12 V, 8 Ah
12 V, 8 Ah
Average Fuel economy Indicator
Pilot LampsYes
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-110/70-17, Rear :-150/60-17
Front :-90/90-21 Rear :-120/90-17
Tyre Type
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm, Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-533.4 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type
Front Brake
Rear Brake
Front Brake Diameter
320 mm
300 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
230 mm
240 mm

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    Bajaj Dominar 400

    • Upright riding position and wide seat makes it a comfortable over long distance rides.
    • Gets a powerful and refined motor.
    • Dual channel ABS and larger front disc offers reduced braking distance.

    Royal Enfield Himalayan

    • Motor has (nearly) retained its output and feels just as quick, despite meeting BS6.
    • Certain components look and feel more rugged and premium.
    • Truckloads of suspension travel and ground clearance, as always.

    Bajaj Dominar 400

    • Inconvenient secondary instrument cluster positioning
    • Feels heavy to manoeuvre at low speeds
    • Overall ride quality could've been better

    Royal Enfield Himalayan

    • An already heavy motorcycle has become even heavier.
    • Updates are milder than some would’ve hoped for.
    • The front screen has significant optical distortion, and can cause buffeting.

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • Dominar 400
  • Himalayan
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    Best Bike

    This is the best bike I have ever seen and it is easy to ride.

    By sourav singha
    On: Dec 10, 2021 | 82 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    I Own Dominar 400 2018

    I own Dominar 400 2018 December model, it's very comfortable for long touring. I never get tired upto 1k kms. In the..... Read More

    By almaaz
    On: Sep 11, 2021 | 4115 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    Worst third class bike, better to buy TVS or Hero

    Worst third class bike, bad quality, and bad service. I would rather buy a TVS or Hero product. Bajaj sucks.

    By rajiv
    On: Feb 06, 2021 | 1147 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    Some Things Which Can Be Improved.

    The good budget bike I have used this bike Dominar ug 2019 for 8000km during the long drive it makes you tired due to..... Read More

    By samkingson
    On: Sep 23, 2020 | 15868 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    Budget Full Superbike.

    Bajaj Dominar 400 is the best bike in India in his category. Dominar has good milage like 28KM/L TO 38KM/L. This..... Read More

    By tapish gupta
    On: Sep 20, 2020 | 5687 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400 Reviews
  • Royal Enfield Himalayan

    Himalayan - Amazing Bodytype

    I must say that it's the best bike with an amazing body and comfortable seating posture. I am using this bike for the..... Read More

    By lalit
    On: Aug 17, 2021 | 3785 Views
  • Royal Enfield Himalayan

    Royal Enfield Himalayan - Great one

    Royal Enfield Himalayan is so great that I will recommend this bike to my friends as it's a complete fit bike. This is..... Read More

    By ashok
    On: Aug 17, 2021 | 1127 Views
  • Royal Enfield Himalayan

    Amazing Bike - Royal Enfield Himalayan

    I am using this bike for the last few months and I must say that it's the best bike with a amazing body and comfortable..... Read More

    By agastya
    On: Jan 12, 2021 | 6539 Views
  • Royal Enfield Himalayan

    It's my

    In simple words, it is a beast with two wheels. Excellent performance, high-level comfort, the giant engine makes it..... Read More

    By vivekananda das
    On: Aug 03, 2020 | 7718 Views
  • Royal Enfield Himalayan

    Awesome performance. Value for money.

    Awesome performance. Value for money. low maintenance cost, durable parts, best riding comfort, and stability. Anyway..... Read More

    By kiranvt kadakkal
    On: Jul 25, 2020 | 3333 Views
  • Royal Enfield Himalayan Reviews

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Questions And Answers

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Bajaj Dominor 400 or KTM Duke 390?

Gunja asked on 16 Jan 2022

Both the bikes are good in their forte. If everyday performance is your top ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 16 Jan 2022

I am 6 ft tall can i ride bajaj dominar 400?

Sunil asked on 14 Jan 2022

The new Dominar 400’s rider triangle is similar to that of the older bike and ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 14 Jan 2022

Which bike should be preferred for my son......BMW G 310 R or Bajaj Dominar 400 ?

Rakesh asked on 3 Jan 2022

Selecting between the Bajaj Dominar 400 and BMW G 310 R Adventure would depend ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 3 Jan 2022

I have one bullet 500, of 2015, which is obviously cuts hole in pocket during servicing. But now getting reliability issues, anytime it gets me stranded on the road. thinking of exchanging it with New Bajaj dominar 400 BS vi. Will it be wise idea? Also, RE helps me to avoid back pain in long journey because of seat position and posture, but what will be in case of Dominar 400?

Mandeep asked on 30 Nov 2021

Dominar has good looks, healthy performance, competent underpinnings and a host ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 30 Nov 2021

How much mileage?

Bandi asked on 28 Apr 2021

As of now, there is no official update from the brand's end. So, we would ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 28 Apr 2021

Can I get a test drive in your showrooms anywhere

Santhosh asked on 4 Sep 2021

For this, we would suggest you to get in touch with the authorized dealership in...

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By Bikedekho experts on 4 Sep 2021

How much downpayment?

Bala asked on 16 Jun 2021

If you are planning to buy a new bike on finance, then generally, 10 to 30 ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 16 Jun 2021


Viswanathan asked on 25 Apr 2021

The Royal Enfield Himalayan continues to outshine the rivals as an all-rounder. ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 25 Apr 2021

I want Himalayan engine packing kit?

RAJESH asked on 6 Apr 2021

For that, we'd suggest you please visit the nearest authorized service center of...

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By Bikedekho experts on 6 Apr 2021

Difference between hero xpulse 200 and royal Enfield Himalayan

Raj asked on 19 Mar 2021

The XPulse 200’s air-cooled powerplant is half the size of the Himalayan’s ...

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