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Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 Vs JAWA Forty Two comparison

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Royal Enfield Classic 350 Price
JAWA Forty Two Price
Ex-Showroom Price
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₹ 9.38 Lakh
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₹ 1.62 Lakh
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Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 Vs JAWA Forty Two Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Iron 883 Vs Classic 350 Vs Forty Two on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Iron 883 Vs Classic 350 Vs Forty Two – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Royal Enfield Classic 350 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 1.62 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.86 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Harley-Davidson Iron 883 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 9.38 Lakh Lastly, the JAWA Forty Two starts at ₹ 1.65 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.74 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryHarley-Davidson Iron 883Royal Enfield Classic 350JAWA Forty Two
Price₹ 9.38 Lakh₹ 1.62 Lakh₹ 1.65 Lakh
ManufacturerHarley-DavidsonRoyal EnfieldJAWA
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage20.00 Kmpl37.00 Kmpl37.50 Kmpl
PowerN/A19.10 bhp27.00 bhp
Engine883.0 CC346.0 CC293.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Iron 883 Vs Classic 350 Vs Forty Two – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Classic 350 base engine returns 37 Kmpl. The Harley-Davidson Iron 883 base returns 20 Kmpl. The JAWA Forty Two basic model, on the other hand, gives 38 Kmpl.

Iron 883 Vs Classic 350 Vs Forty Two – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Classic 350 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the JAWA Forty Two is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 883.0 cc346.0 cc293.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 211
Max Power N/A19.1 bhp @ 5250 rpm27 bhp @ rpm
Max Torque 68 Nm @ 4750 rpm28 Nm @ 4000 rpm28 Nm @ rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 424
Fuel Delivery Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf / Kick StartSelf Start
Bore 76.2 mmN/AN/A
Compression 9:01N/A11:1
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI
Exhaust Black exhaust headers and black mufflersN/ATwin Exhaust
Stroke 96.8 mmN/AN/A
Bore x stroke N/A70 mm x 90 mmN/A
Bore Stroke N/AN/A76 x 65

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.5 L13.5 L14.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.7 L2.5 LN/A
Mileage 20.00 Kmpl37.00 Kmpl37.50 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 256 kg192 kg170 kg
Length 2185 mm2160 mm2122 mm
Width 820 mm790 mm789 mm
Height 1120 mm1090 mm1165 mm
Wheelbase 1515 mm1370 mm1369 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm135 mmN/A
Seat Height 760 mm800 mmN/A
Frame N/AN/ADouble cradle


No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateWet, Multi-plateN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Mild Steel,Tubular FrameSingle Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed MemberDouble Cradle
Front Suspension 39 Mm Telescopic ForksTelescopic, 35mm Forks, 130mm TravelTelescopic Hydraulic Fork
Rear Suspension Coil Over, Preload Dual AdjustableTwin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm TravelGas Canister - Twin Shock Hydraulic


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc With Floating Caliper And ABS
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDrum
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm280 mm280 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 260 mm240 mm153 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inches19 inches18 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsSpoke/Alloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90B19 57H90/90 - 1990/90 - 18 Tubeless
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H110/90 - 18120/80 - 17 Tubeless


Battery 12V, MF12 Volt, 8 AhN/A
Headlight Halogen12V, H4-60/55W (Halogen)N/A
Tail Light LED12V, P21/5W(Bulb)N/A

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Gaugetickcrosstick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seatcrossticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrossticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalcrossDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcrosscross
Pass Lighttickticktick
Bosch 9.1 MP ABS systemcross--
Brembo Braking Systemcross--
Cruise Controlcross--
Ducati Multimedia Systemcross--
LCD instrument panelcross--
Service Due Indicator cross--
Traction Controlcross--
Anti-lock Braking System-tickcross
Passion and horsepower--tick
Power and handling--tick
Quality at the heart of design--tick
Single Channel ABS--tick

Additonal Features

Key Features

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