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JAWA 42 Vs Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Vs Honda H Ness CB 350 comparison


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

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

42 Vs Meteor 350 Vs H Ness CB 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, Honda H Ness CB 350 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.87 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 1.93 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the JAWA 42 starts at ₹ 1.84 Lakh.

SummaryJAWA 42Royal Enfield Meteor 350Honda H Ness CB 350
Price₹ 1.84 Lakh₹ 1.79 Lakh₹ 1.87 Lakh
ManufacturerJAWARoyal EnfieldHonda
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage37.00 Kmpl41.88 Kmpl42.00 Kmpl
Power27.33 bhp20.20 bhp20.78 bhp
Engine293.0 CC349.0 CC348.4 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

42 Vs Meteor 350 Vs H Ness CB 350 – Which gives Better Mileage?

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

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

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


Engine CC 293.0 cc349.0 cc348.4 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 27.33 bhp @ 6800 rpm20.2 bhp @ 6100 rpm20.78 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque 27.02 Nm @ 5000 rpm27 Nm @ 4000 rpm30 Nm @ 3000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4N/AN/A
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjuctionFuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir-Oil CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartKick StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/ABS VI

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 14.0 L15.0 L15.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 37.00 Kmpl41.88 Kmpl42.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 170 kg183 kg181 kg
Length 2122 mm2170 mm2163 mm
Width 789 mm810 mm800 mm
Height 1165 mm1120 mm1107 mm
Wheelbase 1369 mm1400 mm1441 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/A166 mm
Seat Height N/A765 mm800 mm
Bore Stroke 76 x 65 mmN/AN/A


No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears5 Gears
Clutch N/AN/AMultiplate Wet Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ATwin Downtube Spine FrameHalf Duplex Cradle
Front Suspension Telescopic Hydraulic ForkTelescopic,41 Mm Forks,130 Mm TravelTelescopic
Rear Suspension Gas Canister - Twin Shock HydraulicTwin Tube Emulsion Shock Absorbers With 6 Step Adjustable PreloadTwin Hydraulic


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DrumDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 280 mm300 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 153 mm270 mm240 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size N/A19 inches19 inches
Wheel Type N/AAlloy WheelsTubeless
Front Tyre 90/90 - 18 Tubeless100/90-19" -57P ,Tubeless Tyre100/90 19M/C 57H
Rear Tyre 120/80 - 17 Tubeless140/70-17" -66P ,Tubeless Tyre130/70 18M/C 63H


Battery N/A12 Volt, 5 Ah12 V 6.0 Ah
Headlight N/AHalogenLED
Tail Light N/ALEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerAnalogueAnalogueSemi Digital
Gear Indicatorcrosstickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktickcross
Low Oil Indicatorticktickcross
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seattickcrosstick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter Typecross-Digital
Tripmeter Countcrosstickcross
Pass Lighttickticktick
Dual Channel ABStick--
7-Speed Automatic DCT-cross-
Apple Carplay Integration-cross-
Cockpit Meters-cross-
Double-Wishbone Front Suspension-cross-
Full LED Headlamp and Taillamp with Ring Type Winkers--tick
Gear Position Indicator--tick
Hazard Switch--tick
Honda Smartphone Voice Control system (HSVCS)--tick
Side Stand with Engine Inhibitor--tick

Additonal Features

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

Key Features

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