The Ultimate Comparison: Jawa 300 vs Royal Enfield Bullet 350

The Ultimate Comparison: Jawa 300 vs Royal Enfield Bullet 350

Jawa 300 vs Royal Enfield Bullet 350: Jawa 300 is a direct rival to the Royal Enfield Bullet 350, with both brands having decade old rivalry through their two-stroke products. Jawa 300 is powered by a 293cc, single-cylinder engine producing 27 BHP and 28 Nm while Royal Enfield uses a 346cc engine producing 19.8 BHP and 28 Nm of torque. Jawa uses a refined 6-speed gearbox while Bullet 350 comes with a 5-speed gearbox. Fans were expecting a similar exhaust tone from Jawa 300 but BS6 level refinement and other changes resulted in a superbike style high rev sound for the motorcycle. When idle, the sound is quite impressive. You can check out the Jawa exhaust sound video here. Royal Enfield comes with the same iconic thump but the intensity has also gone down due to the new engine construction. The Bullet 350 can be had in either dual disc variant or the ES version with an electric starter. Both the brands have a niche fan following and those entering the biking community for the first time will prefer getting the ABS-equipped Jawa 300 for safer riding. However, Royal Enfield will also launch a dual-channel ABS variant (better than Jawa’s single-channel unit) in the coming weeks. The tires are better on the Jawa 300 and it comes out to be lighter too.

Jawa 300 vs Royal Enfield Bullet 350

Quick Specification & Price Comparison

[caption id="attachment_322147" align="aligncenter" width="1137"]Jawa 300 Jawa 300[/caption] [caption id="attachment_311580" align="aligncenter" width="845"]Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Rear Disc Model Royal Enfield Bullet 350 with Front & Rear Disc Brake[/caption]

Engine & Gearbox

Jawa 300

  • Displacement: 293cc
  • Max Power: 27 bhp
  • Max Torque: 28 Nm
  • Gearbox: 6-Speed
  • Cooling: Liquid-Cooled
  • Fuel Supply: Fuel Injection
  • Emission Standard: BS6

Bullet 350

  • Displacement: 346cc
  • Max Power: 19.8 bhp
  • Max Torque: 28 Nm
  • Gearbox: 5-Speed
  • Cooling: Air-Cooled
  • Fuel Supply: Carburetor
  • Emission Standard: BS4

Brakes & Suspension

Jawa 300

  • Front Brake: 280mm Disc
  • Rear Brake: 153mm Drum
  • 1-Channel ABS
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Hydraulic Dual Shocks

Bullet 350

  • Front Brake: 280mm Disc
  • Rear Brake: 240mm Disc
  • ABS (Coming Soon)
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Dual Shock Absorbers

Tyres & Frame

Jawa 300

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

Bullet 350

  • Front Tyre: 3.25x19
  • Rear Tyre: 3.25x19
  • Frame: Single Downtube
[caption id="attachment_319272" align="aligncenter" width="505"]Jawa 300 Rear 3-Quarter Jawa 300 Rear 3-Quarter[/caption] [caption id="attachment_284933" align="aligncenter" width="499"]Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Rear 3-Quarter Royal Enfield Bullet 350 Rear 3-Quarter[/caption]

Dimensions & Weight

Jawa 300

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

Bullet 350

  • Seat Height: 800mm
  • Wheelbase: 1370mm
  • Kerb Weight: 183 kg (Bullet)
  • Kerb Weight: 187 kg (Bullet ES)
  • Tank Capacity: 13.5-liters

Ex-Showroom Price

  • Jawa 300: INR 1.64 lakh
  • Bullet 350: INR 1.28 lakh
  • Bullet 350 ES: INR 1.32 lakh