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JAWA 42 Vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 Vs Bajaj Pulsar NS160 comparison

  • Royal Enfield Classic 350
Royal Enfield Classic 350 Price
Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.84 Lakh
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₹ 1.62 Lakh
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₹ 1.09 Lakh
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JAWA 42 Vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 Vs Bajaj Pulsar NS160 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the 42 Vs Classic 350 Vs Pulsar NS160 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.

42 Vs Classic 350 Vs Pulsar NS160 – 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, Bajaj Pulsar NS160 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.09 Lakh Lastly, the JAWA 42 starts at ₹ 1.84 Lakh.

SummaryJAWA 42Royal Enfield Classic 350Bajaj Pulsar NS160
Price₹ 1.84 Lakh₹ 1.62 Lakh₹ 1.09 Lakh
ManufacturerJAWARoyal EnfieldBajaj
Body TypeCruiserCruiserSports
Mileage37.00 Kmpl37.00 Kmpl45.00 Kmpl
Power27.33 bhp19.10 bhp17.00 bhp
Engine293.0 CC346.0 CC160.3 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

42 Vs Classic 350 Vs Pulsar NS160 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Classic 350 base engine returns 37 Kmpl. The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 base returns 45 Kmpl. The JAWA 42 basic model, on the other hand, gives 37 Kmpl.

42 Vs Classic 350 Vs Pulsar NS160 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Classic 350 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Bajaj Pulsar NS160 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the JAWA 42 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 293.0 cc346.0 cc160.3 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 27.33 bhp @ 6800 rpm19.1 bhp @ 5250 rpm17 bhp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 27.02 Nm @ 5000 rpm28 Nm @ 4000 rpm14.6 Nm @ 7250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 422
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir CooledOil Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf / Kick StartKick / Self Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI
Bore x stroke N/A70 mm x 90 mmN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 14.0 L13.5 L12.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A2.5 L2.4 L
Mileage 37.00 Kmpl37.00 Kmpl45.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 170 kg192 kg151 kg
Length 2122 mm2160 mm2017 mm
Width 789 mm790 mm803 mm
Height 1165 mm1090 mm1060 mm
Wheelbase 1369 mm1370 mm1372 mm
Ground Clearance N/A135 mm177 mm
Seat Height N/A800 mm805 mm
Bore Stroke 76 x 65 mmN/AN/A


No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears5 Gears
Clutch N/AWet, Multi-plateWet Multi-plate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ASingle Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed MemberN/A
Front Suspension Telescopic Hydraulic ForkTelescopic, 35mm Forks, 130mm TravelTelescopic With Anti-friction Bush
Rear Suspension Gas Canister - Twin Shock HydraulicTwin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm TravelNitrox Mono Shock Absorber With Canister


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DrumDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 280 mm280 mm260 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 153 mm240 mm230 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size N/A19 inches17 inches
Wheel Type N/ASpoke/Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 - 18 Tubeless90/90 - 1990/90 -17 49 P Tubeless
Rear Tyre 120/80 - 17 Tubeless110/90 - 18120/80 -17 61 P Tubeless


Battery N/A12 Volt, 8 Ah12V Full DC MF
Headlight N/A12V, H4-60/55W (Halogen)H4 (12V 55/60W)
Tail Light N/A12V, P21/5W(Bulb)LED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Gaugetickcrosstick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypecrosscrossDigital
Tripmeter Countcrosscrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Dual Channel ABStick--
Anti-lock Braking System-tick-
Rear Mudguard-cross-
5 Spoke Alloy Wheels--cross
AHO (Automatic Headlamps On)--tick
Back-lit Switchgear--tick
BSIV Compliant Engine--tick
Clear-Lens Indicator Lenses--tick
Projector Headlamp That Provides A Wider Beam For Better Low Light Visibility--cross
Self-Cancelling Indicators--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

Single-Channel ABS And Rear Lift Protection-cross-

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