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JAWA 42 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan Vs KTM 250 Adventure comparison

Royal Enfield Himalayan Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.84 Lakh
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₹ 2.01 Lakh
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₹ 2.52 Lakh
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JAWA 42 Vs Royal Enfield Himalayan Vs KTM 250 Adventure Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the 42 Vs Himalayan Vs 250 Adventure 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 Himalayan Vs 250 Adventure – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Royal Enfield Himalayan in New Delhi starts at ₹ 2.01 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 2.09 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, KTM 250 Adventure price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 2.52 Lakh Lastly, the JAWA 42 starts at ₹ 1.84 Lakh.

SummaryJAWA 42Royal Enfield HimalayanKTM 250 Adventure
Price₹ 1.84 Lakh₹ 2.01 Lakh₹ 2.52 Lakh
ManufacturerJAWARoyal EnfieldKTM
Body TypeCruiserOff RoadOff Road
Mileage37.00 Km/l45.00 Km/l35.00 Km/l
Power27.33 bhp24.30 bhp29.50 bhp
Engine293.0 CC411.0 CC248.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

42 Vs Himalayan Vs 250 Adventure – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Himalayan base engine returns 45 Km/l. The KTM 250 Adventure base returns 35 Km/l. The JAWA 42 basic model, on the other hand, gives 37 Km/l.

42 Vs Himalayan Vs 250 Adventure – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Himalayan gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM 250 Adventure comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the JAWA 42 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 293.0 cc411.0 cc248.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 27.33 bhp @ 6800 rpm24.3 bhp @ 6500 rpm29.5 bhp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 27.02 Nm @ 5000 rpm32 Nm @ 4500 rpm24 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 424
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injector
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI
Bore N/AN/A72
Stroke N/AN/A61.1

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 14.0 L15.0 L14.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 37.00 Km/l45.00 Km/l35.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 170 kg191 kg177 kg
Length 2122 mm2190 mm2154 mm
Width 789 mm840 mm900 mm
Height 1165 mm1360 mm1263 mm
Wheelbase 1369 mm1465 mm1430 mm
Ground Clearance N/A220 mm200 mm
Seat Height N/A800 mm855 mm
Bore Stroke 76 x 65 mmN/AN/A


No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch N/AWet, Multi-platePASC™ Antihopping Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/AHalf-duplex Split Cradle FrameSteel Trellis Frame
Front Suspension Telescopic Hydraulic ForkTelescopic, 41 Mm Forks, 200 Mm TravelWP APEX 43
Rear Suspension Gas Canister - Twin Shock HydraulicMonoshock With Linkage, 180 Mm Wheel TravelWP APEX - Monoshock


Front Brake Type DiscDisc, 2-piston Floating CaliperDisc
Rear Brake Type DrumDisc, Single Piston Floating CaliperDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 280 mm300 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 153 mm240 mm230 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size N/A21 inches17 inches
Wheel Type N/ASpoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 - 18 Tubeless90/90 - 21"N/A
Rear Tyre 120/80 - 17 Tubeless120/90 - 17"N/A


Battery N/A12 Volt, 8 AH MFN/A
Headlight N/A12V H4 60 / 55 WLED
Tail Light N/ALEDLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosstickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypecrossDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countcrossticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
220mm Of Ground Clearancecrosstick-
Comes with An Optimized Handlebarcrosstick-
Comprehensive Instrument Clustercrosstick-
Dual Channel ABSticktick-
External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oilcrosstick-
Silencer Increases Water Wading Abilitycrosstick-

Additonal Features

Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tankcrosstick-

Key Features

Competitor of JAWA 42

Competitor of Royal Enfield Himalayan

Competitor of KTM 250 Adventure

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