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Honda CB 350 RS Vs JAWA 42 Vs Royal Enfield Meteor 350 comparison


Honda CB 350 RS Vs JAWA 42 Vs Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the CB 350 RS Vs 42 Vs Meteor 350 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.

CB 350 RS Vs 42 Vs Meteor 350 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 1.79 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.94 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, JAWA 42 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.84 Lakh Lastly, the Honda CB 350 RS starts at ₹ 1.96 Lakh.

SummaryHonda CB 350 RSJAWA 42Royal Enfield Meteor 350
Price₹ 1.96 Lakh₹ 1.84 Lakh₹ 1.79 Lakh
ManufacturerHondaJAWARoyal Enfield
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage35.00 Kmpl37.00 Kmpl41.88 Kmpl
Power20.80 bhp27.33 bhp20.20 bhp
Engine348.4 CC293.0 CC349.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

CB 350 RS Vs 42 Vs Meteor 350 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 base engine returns 42 Kmpl. The JAWA 42 base returns 37 Kmpl. The Honda CB 350 RS basic model, on the other hand, gives 35 Kmpl.

CB 350 RS Vs 42 Vs Meteor 350 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the JAWA 42 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Honda CB 350 RS is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 348.4 cc293.0 cc349.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 20.8 bhp @ 5500 rpm27.33 bhp @ 6800 rpm20.2 bhp @ 6100 rpm
Max Torque 30 Nm @ 3000 rpm27.02 Nm @ 5000 rpm27 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder N/A4N/A
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionElectronic Fuel Injuction
Cooling System Air CooledLiquid CooledAir-Oil Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartKick Start
Bore x stroke 70.0 X 90.519mmN/AN/A
Emission Standard N/ABS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.0 L14.0 L15.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 35.00 Kmpl37.00 Kmpl41.88 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 179 kg170 kg183 kg
Length 2171 mm2122 mm2170 mm
Width 804 mm789 mm810 mm
Height 1097 mm1165 mm1120 mm
Wheelbase 1441 mm1369 mm1400 mm
Ground Clearance 168 mmN/AN/A
Seat Height 800 mmN/A765 mm
Bore Stroke N/A76 x 65 mmN/A


No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Multiplate Wet ClutchN/AN/A
Compression Ratio 9.5:1N/AN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Half Duplex CradleN/ATwin Downtube Spine Frame
Front Suspension TelescopicTelescopic Hydraulic ForkTelescopic,41 Mm Forks,130 Mm Travel
Rear Suspension Twin HydraulicGas Canister - Twin Shock HydraulicTwin Tube Emulsion Shock Absorbers With 6 Step Adjustable Preload


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDrumDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm280 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm153 mm270 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inchesN/A19 inches
Wheel Type TubelessN/AAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90-19M/C 57H90/90 - 18 Tubeless100/90-19" -57P ,Tubeless Tyre
Rear Tyre 150/70-17M/C 69H120/80 - 17 Tubeless140/70-17" -66P ,Tubeless Tyre


Battery 12V 6.0 AhN/A12 Volt, 5 Ah
Headlight LEDN/AHalogen
Tail Light LEDN/ALED

Standard Features

SpeedometerSemi DigitalAnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrossticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seatticktickcross
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalcross-
Tripmeter Countcrosscrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Dual Channel ABS-tick-
7-Speed Automatic DCT--cross
Apple Carplay Integration--cross
Cockpit Meters--cross
Double-Wishbone Front Suspension--cross

Additonal Features

Hill Start Assist --cross
Idling Stop System--cross

Key Features

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Competitor of Royal Enfield Meteor 350

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