2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Jawa Classic Rear Disc

New Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Jawa Classic (Quick Comparison): Bajaj recently launched the 2019 model of Dominar 400 in India with an ex-showroom price tag of INR 1.74 lakh. The 400cc street motorcycle will face more struggle with the placement of Jawa Classic Rear Disc at INR 1.73 lakh (ex-showroom).

Such close pricing between Dominar 400 and Jawa Classic means tougher decision making for the buyers. The people considering nostalgic brand value will definitely move towards the Jawa side while those expecting class-leading performance still have many reasons to choose the 2019 Dominar 400.

2019 Bajaj Dominar 400
2019 Bajaj Dominar 400

The engine on Jawa Classic 300 is 80cc smaller than the flagship Bajaj bike, resulting in lesser torque and low power. The weight difference of 14.5 kg makes Jawa comparable for real-world performance. The braking section is definitely stronger for the Dominar, with 320mm front disc brake claiming benchmark anchoring power for the machine.

Jawa Classic 300 Front 3-Quarter View
Jawa Classic 300

Jawa 300, on the other hand, is available with a 280mm front disc as well as a disc for the rear end. The tyres are massive on the Dominar, leaving fans of Jawa with 90-section front and 120-section rear option as standard. The fuel tank is bigger on the Jawa 300 while the number of features on Dominar 400 are unrivalled. Here is a quick specification comparison between the Bajaj Dominar and the Jawa Classic.

Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Jawa Classic

Engine & Gearbox

Bajaj Dominar 400

  • Displacement: 373cc
  • Max Power: 40 HP
  • Max Torque: 35 NM
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Cooling: Liquid-Cooled
  • Fuel Supply: Fuel Injection

Jawa Classic 300

  • Displacement: 293cc
  • Max Power: 27 HP
  • Max Torque: 28 NM
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Cooling: Liquid-Cooled
  • Fuel Supply: Fuel Injection
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Brakes & Suspension

Bajaj Dominar 400

  • Front Brake: 320mm Disc (ABS)
  • Rear Brake: 230mm Disc (ABS)
  • Front Suspension: USD Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Monoshock

Jawa Classic 300

  • Front Brake: 280mm Disc (ABS)
  • Rear Brake: Disc (ABS)
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Hydraulic Dual Shocks

Tyres & Frame

Bajaj Dominar 400

  • Front Tyre: 110/70-R17
  • Rear Tyre: 150/60-R17
  • Frame: Single Perimeter

Jawa Classic 300

  • Front Tyre: 90/90-18
  • Rear Tyre: 120/80-17
  • Frame: Double Cradle

Dimensions & Weight

Bajaj Dominar 400

  • Seat Height: 800mm
  • Wheelbase: 1453mm
  • Kerb Weight: 184.5 kg
  • Tank Capacity: 13-liters

Jawa Classic 300

  • Seat Height: 765mm
  • Wheelbase: 1369mm
  • Kerb Weight: 170 kg
  • Tank Capacity: 14-liters

Ex-Showroom Price

  • 2019 Bajaj Dominar 400: INR 1.74 lakh
  • Jawa Classic Rear Disc: INR 1.73 lakh
Jawa Classic 300 Instrument Console
Jawa Classic 300 Instrument Console
2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 Instrument Console
2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 Instrument Console
2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Jawa Classic Rear Disc
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