Royal Enfield has launched a new product in the Indian market just a few weeks ago, it rivals the range of bikes. In this, we have shown a specification comparison between Jawa 42 and Meteor 350.

Royal Enfield Meteor builds on a new chassis and replaces the Thunderbird 350 in the Indian market in the brand line-up. The Meteor 350 is the most modern motorcycle ever made by Royal Enfield. It rivals many motorcycles in the Indian market like Honda CB350, apache RTR300 and many more. One of its rivals Jawa 42, was launched almost 2 years ago. Below is the specification comparison between the two:-


The Meteor 350 gets a 100/90 R19 tire up front, and an R17 rear wheel. Also, it is come equipped with front and rear wheel disc brakes with a standard dual-channel ABS. It has a twin-pod instrument cluster equipped with Bluetooth connectivity.

The Jawa 42 comes equipped with an R18 front and R17 rear tire. It has a single pod analog Instrument cluster. Also, it comes equipped with a 280 mm front disc and 153 mm rear drum brakes.

Jawa 42 side view
Jawa 42 side view looks dashing


The Meteor 350 powered with a 349cc air-cooled SOHC four-stroke single-cylinder, that generates 20.48 PS of maximum power and 27 Nm of peak torque. The transmission part is done by a 5-speed gearbox unit.

On Other hand, Jawa 42 powered by a 293cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine unit, that rated as 26.51 PS of maximum power and 27.05 Nm of peak torque. The transmission duties are fully filled by a 6-speed gearbox unit. Jawa 42 belts out more torque as compared with a Meteor 350 Despite a lower engine displacement.

Royal-Enfield-Meteor-350 mattt black

Price Range

The Meteor 350 Priced differently for different variants. It is offered with three variants, named as fireball, stellar and supernova, priced at Rs 1,75,852, Rs 1,81,312  and Rs 1,90,536 (ex-showroom Delhi) Respectively

Jawa 42 being offered in two variants, the base with single-Disc priced at Rs 1,65,228  lakh and the top variant Dual-Disc priced at Rs 1,74,170 Lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi) respectively.     


The Jawa 42 comes with a smaller engine of 293cc, despite produces more torque than Meteor 350, also Jawa 42 is more affordable than the royal Enfield 350. Overall, the Meteor 350 equipped with more feature than Jawa 42, that justifies the price tag. All and all if have are a bike lover and love speed then you should go for Jawa 42.

Also Read …. Royal Enfield Meteor 350 Nov 2020 sales