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Kawasaki Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield Classic 500 Comparison

Kawasaki Dominar 400 vs Royal Enfield Classic 500

Find below the detailed motorcycle comparison of Kawasaki Dominar 400 and Royal Enfield Classic 500, based on price, specifications, & other features. We have the Kawasaki Dominar 400 priced at ₱175,000 , while Royal Enfield Classic 500 is priced at ₱313,000 - ₱329,000 . If we compare the technical specifications, Kawasaki Dominar 400 houses 373.3 engine whereas Royal Enfield Classic 500 engine displacement stands at 499.

Overview Kawasaki Dominar 400 Royal Enfield Classic 500
Brand
SRP*
(Manila)
₱175,000 N/A
User Rating
Available Color(s)
Dominar 400 Colors
Classic 500 Colors
Fuel Type
Gasoline
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Gasoline
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Vehicle Type
Sport
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Cruiser
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User Review Comparison

Kawasaki Dominar 400
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    Dranreb May 19, 2020 for Kawasaki Dominar 400

    I am really lucky that I finally bought a bike that has radically transformed my life. This naked bike can be labelled as an ideal sports bike.Side by side, if Read More

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    ISKANDAR Dec 23, 2019 for Kawasaki Dominar 400

    This bike can be categorized as an entry level bike with its muscular and sporty looks. This bike can easily win anyone’s heart with its expanded fuel tank, wide handlebar,etc. Read More

  • M
    Mason Oct 18, 2019 for Kawasaki Dominar 400

    I wanted to buy a rugged-looking, performance bike, and after looking at a number of options, the Dominar seemed most promising. Many things attracted me about this bike, like - Read More

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    Nelson Sep 23, 2019 for Kawasaki Dominar 400

    I am an avid bike lover. So when I thought of buying a bike, no doubt it is Kawasaki dominar 400 that have struck my mind instantly. Every time I Read More

  • J
    John-Paul Aug 28, 2019 for Kawasaki Dominar 400

    The Dominor 400 is almost like a beast waiting to unleash itself on the road. For starters, it looks very muscular and sporty. Whenever I take it out for a Read More

Royal Enfield Classic 500
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    Jingco Mar 14, 2020 for Royal Enfield Classic 500

    If you get mesmerized with the old designed retro looking bike then you may like this one. This bike looks as if it has been used decades back and still Read More

  • M
    Marvin Apr 17, 2019 for Royal Enfield Classic 500

    The Stealth Black Classic 500 is an absolute mean machine. The old school design has stood the test of time since 1901 and still looks great to this day. I Read More

From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Kawasaki Dominar 400

For a motorcycle of its category, the Kawasaki Dominar 400 looks very muscular and sporty. The big fuel tank, wide handlebar, and low slung profile does give it a macho personality, which meets its positioning as an entry-level sports tourer

Blessed with contemporary features, the Kawasaki Dominar 400 feels a new age bike. Things like fully digital instrument console, full LED headlamps and tail lamps and LED turn indicators do make it feel very contemporary and designed for new-age riders

The four-stroke, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, 373cc engine of the Kawasaki Dominar 400 is a good mix of urban and highway rideability and performance. The torque band is evenly spread across the entire rev range, which makes it very tractable to ride in any gear you want

With a low slung stance with lower positioned handlebar and seats as well as slightly forward-set footpegs, the Dominar 400 has a very nice and comfortable ergonomic setup for all heights of riders, thus imparting a relaxed riding posture.

Royal Enfield Classic 500

Iconic styling

Torquey thumpy engine

Comfortable cruiser

Kawasaki Dominar 400

The engine of the Kawasaki Dominar 400 feels adequately powerful for a motorcycle of its size. However, the vibrations at higher rpms aren’t too well-controlled, which might be irritating at times, given it is a mile-munching sport-tourer motorcycle

At 183kgs, the Kawasaki Dominar 400 is a bit too heavy, especially for newer riders. This, added to the beefy design of the motorcycle, makes it a bit cumbersome to ride in tight traffic conditions, owing to its relatively large turning radius.

The fully digital instrument console on the Dominar 400 has a nice design. However, with a very light appearing backlight, the fonts are difficult to read while on the go. Also, for a motorcycle of this price, the console shows limited information on display

 

Royal Enfield Classic 500

Harsh engine vibrations

Inadequate braking

Basic instrumentation

Technical Specifications
Engine & Performance
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 13 L 14.5 L
Exhaust Pipes Single Exhaust Single Exhaust
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Air Cooled
Engine Type Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke, SOHC, Liquid- Cooled, DTS-i 4-Stroke, SOHC
Displacement 373.3 499
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Injection Type Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
No. Of Cylinder 1 1
Valves Per Cylinder 4 2
Valve Configuration SOHC SOHC
Maximum Power 34.5 27.2
Maximum Torque 35 Nm 41.3 Nm
RPM at Maximum Torque 6500 4000
RPM at Maximum Power 8000 5250
Dimension
Seating Capacity 2 1
Length 2156 mm 2160 mm
Width 813 mm 790 mm
Height 1112 mm 1050 mm
Category Sport Cruiser
Fuel & Ignition
Start Option Electric Kick & Electric
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 6-Speed 5-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Electrical
Battery Voltage 12 V 12V
Chassis & Suspension
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Monoshock Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload
Wheels & Tyres
Front Wheel Size R17 R19
Rear Wheel Size R17 R18
Tyre Type Radial Radial
Safety & Security
Safety & Security
Back Rest
ABS
Launch Control
Riding Modes Sport, Road Street, Road
Leg Guards
Engine Check Warning
Pass Switch
Wheel Lock Front/back
Shutter Lock
Features
Console
Navigator
Side Stand Indicator
Tachometer
Speedometer Digital Analog
Odometer Digital Analog
Display Screen
Fuel Gauge Digital
Oil Change Indicator
Tripmeter
Brake
Front Brake Disc Disc
Rear Brake Disc Drum
Electrical
Accessory Outlet
Indicator Light
Head Lamp LED Halogen
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp LED Bulb
Differentiating Features
Height Adjustable Seats
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Dual Stepped Single Seat
Body Frame Material Steel Mild Steel
Chrome Garnish
Side Wings

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