The recent launch of Royal Enfield Meteor 350 and Honda H’ness CB350 makes the 2 Lakh Cruiser bike segment interested. Top three companies Royal Enfield, Honda & Jawa (Mahindra) locking the horn to win the race. Let’s see the difference between the cruiser and which one is best for you.

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 vs Honda Hness CB350 vs Jawa Forty Two


If we compare the Engine of all three vehicles, Meteor 350 and CB350 come with the same capacity engine. However, Royal Enfield added the Oil cooled engine which is very useful for a long journey to lower the temperature of the bike engine.

RE Meteor 350 Honda CB350 Jawa Forty Two
Displacement  349 cc  348.36cc  293 CC
 Cooling Air-Oil Cooled Air Cooled Liquid Cooled
 Power  20.5 @ 6100 RPM  20.8 @ 5500 RPM  26.51 PS
 Torque 27 Nm @ 4000 RPM 30 Nm @ 3000 RPM  27.5 Nm

Winner: Royal Enfield Meteor 350


Both Meteor 350 & Honda CB350 comes with Dual Channel ABS, Jawa provide both single & dual-channel ABS option. Also, Jawa doesn’t provide the Disc brake on the rear, you’ve to pay more to get the rear disc brake on the bike.

RE Meteor 350  Honda CB350 Jawa Forty Two
ABS Dual-Channel Dual-Channel Single & Dual Channel
Rear Disc Brake Yes Yes Yes (But Optional)
Front Disc Brake  Yes Yes Yes

Winner: Tie between Royal Enfield Meteor 350 & Honda H’ness CB 350

Console & Navigation


Both Meteor 350 & H’ness CB350 comes with a navigation system that is connected to the phone using Bluetooth. Honda has more control such as Phone calls, Incoming Messages, Music playback and Weather information. All these things can be controlled using a button on the left side of the handlebar. However, Meteor 350 comes with a separate console which makes it easy to read as compared to Honda one. Unfortunately, Jawa doesn’t come with Smartphone connectivity.

Winner: Tie between Royal Enfield Meteor 350 & Honda H’ness CB 350


If we compare All three bikes both Royal Enfield Meteor 350 & Honda H’ness CB350 comes with more features however Honda pricing is slightly more than Meteor 350 which ultimately makes Royal Enfield Meteor 350 winner. Only things to see how Meteor 350 quality as compared to Honda. We all knew what happened with Himalayan.