We have created a video on the comparison between the two most amazing motorcycle, Honda CB 300R Vs Bajaj Dominar 400. Watch the full video to know which of the two are the best one to buy.
“Honda CB 300R Vs Dominar 400 Which is Better?”
Recently this year, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India launched its amazing motorcycle CB300R in India, with aggressive pricing, in fact, the model’s deliveries have already commenced as well. While on the other hand, Bajaj also launched the most feature-packed model Dominar 400 a total value for money motorcycle. The CB 300R directly competes with models like KTM Duke 390, Dominar 400, RE Interceptor 650. As Dominar 400 & Honda’s CB model are the two most competitive motorcycle currently in the markets, we have compared both the motorcycle in detailed for you to select the best one for you in terms of pricing, performance, features & engine specs. Let’s see which of the two offers value for money with the best-loaded style & performance.
Both the bikes are performing amazingly and due to which it has become quite confusing for the rider to pick the best one from the 2. As both the models provide different performance as well as results, the detailed comparison of the bikes can help you decide what is best in each one of them. Based on the comparison, it will be easier to pick any of the 2. Firstly, it is important to know what you want in a motorcycle, the feature, engine, and performance as well as the styling that you’ve been expecting from your dream motorcycle. Later, this comparison can help you as a guide to finalizing whether the feature packs you’ve been looking for resembles in any of the 2 models.
Honda: CB 300R generates, 286.01 cc Liquid Cooled, DOHC, four-valve, single-cylinder, Fuel Injected engine that is capable to churn out a power of 30 BHP at 8000 rpm & 27.4 nm of peak torque at 6500rpm, with that the engine comes mated with6-speed gearbox, the engine is derived exactly from the existing model of CBR300R. The engine is quite satisfactory with this model. Let’s see what the Dominar offers:
Bajaj: On the other hand, Dominar 400 is powered by a 373.3cc Liquid-Cooled DTS-I engine that produces about 39PS of peak power and 35Nm of peak torque. This one is designed to make your riding experience simply amazing and strain free. The power technology and top class engine implemented on the model definitely gives the rider an urge to put their eyes on this model.
Comparison: Comparing the engine, the Bajaj flagship motorcycle stays a bit higher due to large engine displacement even the power & torque is a bit higher. With a bigger engine, the Dominar has proven to be stronger in terms of engine capacity with the Honda’s CB model. Riders who are really cautious about better engine can think to but Dominar as it gives much better results. But this is just not enough to decide whether Dominar is better or Honda, let’s see what more does each one offers.
Honda: CB 300R is inspired by the older sibling CB1000R & is a part of Honda’s Neo Sports café Portfolio. Being a Neo Sports Café motorcycle, the styling is definitely going to be unique and very different from any other motorcycle. The café look has a retro modern charm attracting the buyer’s attention. The design is very different from the other models, more like modern with the tinge of retroelements. Features a round LED headlamp, all-digital LCD instrument console, rubber-mounted handlebar, muscular fuel tank, split seat, and a cutaway LED tail light everything seems to make it more compact. Overall the looks and the additional style updated on the motorcycle make it a pack of modern, classy and stylish.
Bajaj: Dominar 400, on the other hand, is a power cruiser, with huge looks and looks huge and has a low slung riding stance. Even this one gets led headlamps, muscular fuel tank, and instrument console; behind the tiny windscreen is a digital instrument cluster. The technological updates on the model make this one as a set of everything that you need from a motorcycle. Though the styling of the 2019 model isn’t a lot different than before, the new color to it makes the motorcycle really unique. It somehow resembles the color of a Kawasaki motorcycle; the greenish effect really gave a new life to the Dominar family.
Comparison: Comparing both, CB 300R is a purposeful compact motorcycle, whereas Dominar 400 is a muscular huge looking one, both having the much needed modern amenities. If you want a motorcycle that looks bulky, huge, and heavy and quite like a muscular pack, then Dominar could be your right choice. Whereas if you want a model which looks more compact, smooth, handy and short riders especially looking for a motorcycle that they can control really well without any hassle, the CB model is your deal.
Now come the main elements’, braking duties, an additional feature, and suspension let’s talk about each one of them in detail:
Honda: Suspension duties for CB300R are handled by a 41mm USD fork and a 7-step preload-adjustable monoshock, set up at the rear. Braking duties are taken care for by discs at both the end, 296mm front disc, and a 220mm disc at the rear with dual-channel ABS with IMU. The CB300R gets low seat height of 799mm with a kerb weight of just 143kg perfect for short riders.
Bajaj: Suspension duties for CB300R are handled by a telescopic 43 mm fork towards the front and multi-step adjustable monoshock at the rear. Braking duties are handled by a 320 mm disc front and a 230 mm disc rear with dual channel ABS. For dual Dominar fuel tank is 13 ltr whereas Honda has a 10 ltr capacity. Dominar 400 is available in 3 colors and 1 variant and Honda CB300R is available in 2 colors and 1 variant.
Both the models are best here in their own possible way, having the much-needed safety feature ABS.
Honda CB300R is priced at Rs. 2.41 Lakh & Bajaj Dominar 400, on the other hand, is priced at around Rs 1.63 Lakh, clearly Dominar pricing is highly competitive and makes it the most affordable one.
If you look at the features, style, power both the models are quite competitive. No doubt both the models is packed with amazing modern and much-needed feature. If you need a compact model with a retro charm, to go for Honda as it does hold the retro Auro and modern looking style with features. If you need a muscular touch with bigger dimension then Dominar is the best suitable one for your needs. Almost with similar features but a little difference in the engine, think about your needs with your dream motorcycle and pick the favorable one.
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