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Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield Himalayan

These two bikes look very different from each other. Both motorcycles are BS6 motors. Royal Enfield Himalayan is an adventure bike, and Bajaj Dominar 400 is a street bike. Royal Enfield Himalayan is available in 4 variants and 6 colors, whereas the Bajaj Dominar 400 is available in a single variant and 2 colors.

Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Design & Features

These two motorcycles belong to different worlds. The Royal Enfield Himalayan is a true blue old-school motorcycle with a functional design, while the Dominar 400 looks to be a new-age motorcycle in every way with many features.

The Dominar 400 is a tourer inspired by the roadster with modern twists. It looks more stylish with a strong engine tank, well-styled side panels, and broad and low-set handlebars. Bajaj Dominar 400 gets some new cool features like LED headlamps, LED turn indicators, backlit switchgear, and a fully digital instrument console, which are not available in the Himalayan. 

On the other hand, the Royal Enfield Himalayan is a functional-looking adventure tourer, which is evident from its comparatively bare-bones looks and tall and slim profile. It has a reasonably tall stance with big wheels and a high-set handlebar. The LED tail lamps and digital displays for the compass and gear indicator are the only modern-looking parts in the Himalayan.

Features Bajaj Dominar 400Royal Enfield Himalayan 
LED headlampYes No 
Instrument consoleFully – Digital Part – Digital 
LED tail lampYesYes
LED turn indicators YesNo
Alloy wheels YesNo
Split seat Yes Yes
Backlit Switchgear YesNo
Engine Cowl YesNo
Windscreen YesYes
Pannier Mounts YesYes
Royal enfield himalayan vs bajaj dominar 400 mileage

Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Engine and Gearbox

The Royal Enfield Himalayan is powered by 411cc air/oil-cooled, BS6 motors. It produces 24.3bhp at 6,500 rpm and 32Nm of peak torque at 4,500 rpm. The fuel tank capacity is 15 liters and is linked to a 5-speed gearbox.

Powering the Bajaj Dominar 400 is a 373.3cc liquid-cooled, single-cylinder BS6 engine. It develops a power of 39.42bhp at 8,650 rpm and a peak torque of 35Nm  at 7000 rpm.

SpecificationBajaj Dominar 400Royal Enfield Himalayan 
Engine Four-stroke, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, triple-spark,   373.3cc  Four-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled, 411cc 
Maximum Power 40 PS @ 8,800 rpm24.3 PS @ 6,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 35 Nm @ 6,500 rpm32 Nm @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission 6 – speed 5 – speed 
dominar 400 vs himalayan top speed

Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Suspension, Tyres & Brakes

The Bajaj Dominar 400 braking system consists of a 320mm disc at the front and a rear disc of the 230mm. The Himalayan braking system consists of 240mm at the front and 220mm at the rear disc brake. Both motorcycles have front and rear disc brakes and have anti-locking braking systems. Both bikes are equipped with dual-channel ABS.

Specifications Bajaj Dominar 400Royal Enfield Himalayan 
Front Suspension Upside-down hydraulic telescopic forks, 135 mm travel  Hydraulic telescopic forks, 200 mm travel 
Rear Suspension Mono-shock, 110 mm travel Mono-shock, 180 mm travel 
Front Tyre 110/70-17 90/90-21 
Rear Tyre 150/60–17 120/90-17 
Front Brake 320 mm disc 240 mm disc 
Rear Brake 230 mm disc 220mm disc 
Dual Channel ABS Yes Yes 
Himalayan vs dominar 400 mileage

Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Dimensions

The Royal Enfield Himalayan’s longer wheelbase and higher ground clearance can give it a better ride in rough spaces. The Himalayan is bigger and taller between the two motorcycles. When comparing the Dominar 400 vs Himalayan for a better motorcycle, the Bajaj Dominar 400 is the most powerful. Both motorcycles weigh the same, and the seat height is the same.

Dimension Bajaj Dominar 400 Royal Enfield Himalayan 
Length 2156 mm 2190mm 
Width 863mm 840mm 
Height 1243 mm 1370mm 
Wheelbase 1453mm 1465mm 
Ground clearance 157mm 220 mm 
Kerb Weight 193 kg 199 kg 
Fuel Tank Capacity 13 liters 15 liters 
Seat Height 800 mm 800 mm 
Himalayan vs dominar 400 which is better

Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: Price

The Royal Enfield Himalayan starting price is Rs. 2.18 lakh to Rs 2.24 lakh. It is available in 4 variants and 6 color options: Grey, Granite, Sleet Black, Glacier Blue, etc. The Bajaj Dominar 400 is priced at Rs 2.25 lakh and is available in 1 variant and 2 colors.

Price Bajaj Dominar 400 Royal Enfield Himalayan 
Ex-showroom, Delhi Rs. 2.25 lakh Rs. 2.18 – Rs. 2.24 lakh 

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