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Old Vs New Bajaj Dominar 400 – Specs, Images, Mileage Comparison

All New Bajaj Dominar 400 version is more powerful with the plenty of modern upgrades!

Here is a video of the comparison of Bajaj Dominar Old vs New. Based on the engine, mileage, top speed, price & Performance. Watch the video to know which one is better?

No doubt! Bajaj Dominar 400 offers the best value with the best performance. But there are rooms for improvements in every product and so we can see the brand doing it well by upgrading the demanding models with high mechanical & cosmetic upgrades. Keeping it updated is very important especially a bike like Dominar that is proven to be the flagship bike of the Brand Bajaj.

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Bajaj Auto has already teased out its upcoming 2019 Dominar 400! In this new variant, we can expect a complete performance transformation. The old version did miss out the power and those modern finishes, but with the new one, you are sure to experience more power & performance. The 2019 Bajaj Dominar is expected to launch in the coming weeks and details about the changes are been updating online every single day. While the Brand did reveal this new Dominar in the TVS but the leaked images of how this beauty looks have been spread over the internet immensely like a fire. We can see the leaked images disclosing a lot to us, engine, power, specification, colors, and features. Dealers in different cities have started accepting the bookings of 2019 Dominar.

Performance:

  • The Power is up from 35PS at 8000rpm (old model) to 39.9PS at 8650rpm (new model)
  • Peak torque remains the same but features a slightly higher rpm: 7000rpm instead of 6500rpm.
  • Advanced instrument cluster that shows fuel consumption.
  • For more power and refinement to deliver smooth performance, the bike has adopted a DOHC setup instead of SOHC.

What to Expect?

The new Dominar 400 comes armed with USD front forks, dual exhaust exits, with chrome and metallic finished dual tone alloy wheels. Though the 6-speed gearbox happens to be the same as seen in the older version, the in-gear acceleration is improved with the different setting that is featured in the new variant.

Bajaj Dominar 400 features the same setup of brakes: 320mm front & 230mm rear disc with dual channel ABS as standard. This is considered to be the most powerful Dominar of all time. The upgraded instrumental console will offer a lot better to the rider with the warning messages in the display as well as the dot matrix alerts.

Though there is not enough information about the colors the new Bajaj model will feature, but it is also expected to have different colors option with all new body graphics.

New Bajaj Dominar vs Old Bajaj Dominar Bike Comparison

Let’s have a quick comparison of the Dominar 400 bikes based on their engine, performance, brakes, weight & dimension as well as pricing.

Engine & Performance

engine

New:

  • Displacement: 373.2cc
  • Bore x Stroke: 89mm x 60mm
  • No. of Cylinders: Single
  • Fuel System: Fuel Injection
  • Cooling Type: Liquid-Cooled
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Max. Power: 39.9 HP @ 8650 Rpm
  • Max. Torque: 35 Nm @ 7000 Rpm

Old:

  • Displacement: 373.2cc
  • Bore x Stroke: 89mm x 60mm
  • No. of Cylinders: Single
  • Fuel System: Fuel Injection
  • Cooling Type: Liquid-Cooled
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Max. Power: 35 HP @ 8000 Rpm
  • Max. Torque: 35 Nm @ 6500 Rpm

We see the engine displacement remains the same but the power, as well as torque, does get a higher upgrade. Fuel system and gearbox offer the same output that the older version generated including the single cylinder. There are not many changes to the engine but the performance seems to become powerful and much better. The bike’s top speed according to owners is stated to become more powerful and higher including the mileage offered. Well, this will become much clear when the official updates will be revealed.

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Upcoming Bajaj Dominar 400 Bike Launching soon in India

Suspension & Brakes

New:

  • Front Brake: 320mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake: 230mm Single Disc
  • Front Suspension: Upside Down Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Mono Suspension
  • Antilock Braking System: 2-Channel ABS

Old:

  • Front Brake: 320mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake: 230mm Single Disc
  • Front Suspension: Conventional Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Mono Suspension
  • Antilock Braking System: 2-Channel ABS

Bajaj Auto has always kept safety as the top priority and so considering the safety of the riders, the 2 channel ABS remains constant. Also, the fronts, as well as the rear brakes, are providing the same numbers as the older Dominar 400 but the slight changes in the front suspension that gets Conventional Forks with Mono Suspension at the rear.

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions and Weight

New:

  • Overall Length: 2156 mm
  • Overall Width: 836 mm
  • Overall Height: 1112 mm
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 13 liters
  • Ground Clearance: 157 mm
  • Seat Height: 800 mm (Expected)
  • Wheelbase: 1453 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight: 184.5 kg

Old:

  • Overall Length: 2156 mm
  • Overall Width: 813 mm
  • Overall Height: 1112 mm
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 13 liters
  • Ground Clearance: 157 mm
  • Seat Height: 800 mm
  • Wheelbase: 1453 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight: 182 kg

With the instrumental cluster seen in the new Dominar variant, it can feature instantaneous fuel consumption, as well as average fuel consumption. This new updates will help the rider to get a much clear idea of the riding style as well as manage the fuel in a more efficient way. Also, the new Bajaj Dominar 400 is heavier as compared to the older model. But negating the weight gain the added power punch can definitely offer the riders a lot more than been expected from this new beast!

Wheel & Frame

dominar 400 wheels

New:

  • Front Tyre: 110/70-R17
  • Type: Tubeless Tyres
  • Frame: Perimeter
  • Rear Tyre: 150/60-R17

Old:

  • Front Tyre: 110/70-R17
  • Type: Tubeless Tyres
  • Frame: Perimeter
  • Rear Tyre: 150/60-R17

Pricing:

New Dominar with ABS:

  • INR Rs. 1.80 Lakh (Expected Price)

Old Dominar with ABS:

  • INR Rs. 1.63 Lakh

The pricing is fairly preferable considering the minor changes as well as modern cosmetic & mechanical upgrades to be seen in the new Bajaj Dominar. We can definitely expect the price to increase significantly, all thanks to the additional features but this remains the best value proposition as compared to the older variant.

We’ve been experiencing the Dominar from the past 2 years and it is sure that Bajaj never compromises on the styling as well as the safety with regular improvements in the bike. The Dominar 400 2019 will see higher improvement, with best power delivery. The new suspension and USD (Upside Down) forks have been seen for the very first time on an Indian bike. The advertisement released by Bajaj with the company’s new slogan “The World’s Favorite Indian” can clarify that Dominar is no doubt the favorite of all in the Indian Market.

The launch date is yet to be revealed but is expected to be in the coming weeks. The Bajaj Auto ensures that Dominar 400 is fresh and likely to be powerful, fulfilling the expectation of the bikers. Loaded with sporty features, this new bike will break all the barriers and offer value for money bikes in India.

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