Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield 350 Classic and Bullet

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So the Bajaj Dominar 400  is finally here and has left everyone awestruck with its ‘killer’ price! On sale at a starting price of just Rs 1.36 Lakh, the Dominar 400 is much cheaper than the KTM 390 Duke. It is also cheaper than the Mahindra Mojo 300. So, what are the nearest rivals in terms of price? Yes, the Dominar indeed rivals the popular Royal Enfield 350s – the Bullet and the Classic. Here, in this comparison, we take a look at the specifications of the three bikes. Read on for Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield 350 Classic and Bullet. Also See- Bajaj Dominar 400 vs KTM 390 Duke | Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Mahindra Mojo 300 | Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Pulsar RS200 | Bajaj Dominar 400 vs UM Renegade Commandobajaj dominar 400 vs royal enfield 350

Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield 350 Classic/Bullet Price Comparison

Bajaj Dominar 400  Royal Enfield 350
Std- Rs 1.36 Lakh

ABS- Rs 1.50 Lakh

Bullet- Rs 1.08 Lakh

Classic- Rs 1.31 Lakh

The Dominar 400 has got a very attractive price, no doubt. However, the Royal Enfield 350s here are even cheaper. While the Bullet retails at roughly Rs 1.08 lakh, the Classic can be yours for Rs 1.31 Lakh. In comparison, the Dominar 400 costs Rs 1.36 Lakh. One thing, however, that simply can’t be ignored is that the Dominar is a much more modern bike than the REs. It’s not only more powerful, it also boasts a really long features list. Hence, the slight premium over the Royal Enfield 350s is justified.

bajaj dominar 400 vs royal enfield 350 classic bullet

Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield 350 Classic/Bullet Specifications Comparison 

  Bajaj Dominar 400  Royal Enfield 350
Engine Displacement 373.3 cc, single cylinder, fuel injected, Liquid Cooled 346cc, Single Cylinder, Carburetted, Air Cooled
Power 35 PS @ 9,000 rpm 20 PS @ 5250 rpm
Torque 35 Nm@ 7,000 rpm 28 Nm @ 5,500 rpm
Transmission 6-Speed Manual with Slipper Clutch 5-speed
Mileage  30 kmpl 34 kmpl
Top Speed 148 kmph 127 kmph
0-60 km/h 2.8 seconds 4.2 seconds
Brakes Front – 300 mm Disc

Rear – 230 mm Disc

Front – 280 mm Disc (Classic)/178 mm Drum (Bullet)

Rear – 153 mm Drum

ABS Yes No
Suspension Front – Telescopic Forks

Rear – Monoshock

Front – Telescopic Forks

Rear – Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload

The Dominar 400 clearly outshines here! With its 373cc engine belting out 35 PS-35 Nm, the new Bajaj motorcycle is considerably more powerful than the Royal Enfield 350 models here. In comparison, the REs have offer just 20 PS-28 Nm. Also, the Dominar 400 gets a 6 cogger with slipper clutch. The REs have a conventional 5-speed unit. Another major disparity is with the brakes. While the Dominar offers disc brakes at both wheels, the Bullet makes do with Drums. The Classic too, has only a front disc brake. Additionally, the Dominar 400 gets Dual Channel ABS.

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Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield 350 Mileage Comparison

Bajaj Dominar 400 Royal Enfield 350
Mileage 30 KMPL 34 KMPL

The Bajaj Dominar 400 should return around 30 KMPL. In comparison, the Royal Enfield 350 models offer up to 34 KMPL in similar usage.

Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield 350 Top Speed Comparison

Dominar 400 148 KMPH
Royal Enfield 350 127 KMPH


Bajaj Dominar 400 vs
 Royal Enfield 350 Dimensions Comparison

Following is a quick comparison of the dimensions of the Bajaj Dominar 400 and Royal Enfield 350.

  Bajaj Dominar 400  Mahindra Mojo
Length 2156 mm 2100 mm
Width 813 mm 790 mm
Seat Height 780 mm (expected) 800 mm

 

Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield 350 Features Comparison

The Dominar 400 is the clear winner here. While it is slightly pricier than the REs here, it offers a much longer features list. Here is the list of features that the Dominar has over the Royal Enfield 350s here.

  • LED Headlamps
  • Auto Headlamps
  • LED Taillamps
  • Alloys
  • ABS
  • Rear Disc Brake
  • Monoshock
  • Digital Speedo
  • Backlit Switchgear
  • Fuel Injection
  • Split Grabrails

Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield 350 Comparison Verdict

The Bajaj Dominar 400 suits more to the modern, style conscious biking aficionado than traditional RE fans. The Dominar offers more equipment, more power and looks modern. The REs, on the other hand, have an old world charm. They are also proven long distance tourers. However, for Rs 1.30-1.40 lakhs, the Dominar 400 looks like a fairly more appealing package, unless you don’t want to settle for anything less than a ‘Bull.

  • Design – Looks are subjective. The Dominar looks very modern, the REs have an old world charm.
  • Specifications – The Dominar 400 features a more powerful engine. It also offers higher torque.
  • Price – Bajaj has priced the Dominar 400 really very aggressively. With a starting price of Rs 1.35 lakh, the Dominar is pure value for money. Even the ABS model, which costs Rs 1.5 lakh, is a great buy.

What do you think about our Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield 350 comparison review? Do share your thoughts by commenting below. Stay tuned to Car Blog India for more updates on Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield 350 comparison review.

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5 COMMENTS

  1. Shittiest bike ever made by bajjaj ….well starting from the f***** pulsar till the dominar…….lacks braking and handeling too ……..lacks traction and a very unsteady vehicle……can beat any dominar any day with an old Yamaha RX 100

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