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Honda CB350 vs Royal Enfield Classic 350: Specifications and Features Comparison

Indians adore retro-style bikes, seeing them as more than just vehicles. While the Royal Enfield has long history of domination in the Indian market, the entry of Honda, Yezdi and Jawa in this segment has intensified the competition. And the latest contender in this segment is the Honda CB350, going head-to-head against the likes of Royal Enfield Classic 350. So, if you’re also confused between these two offerings, here’s a detailed comparison to help you make an informed decision.

Engine Specifications

SpecificationsHonda CB350Royal Enfield Classic 350
Engine348.36cc, single-cylinder349cc, single-cylinder
Cooling SystemAir-oil-cooledAir-Oil cooled
Peak Power21.07PS at 5,500 rpm20.2PS at 6100 rpm
Max Torque29.4Nm at 3,000 rpm27Nm at 4000 rpm
Gearbox5-speed with assist-&-slipper clutch5-speed
Honda CB350 vs Royal Enfield Classic 350: Engine Specifications
  • The Honda CB350 has a slight power advantage over the Classic 350, which should deliver a more compelling and pleasing riding experience.
  • The CB350 also benefits from an assist-&-slipper clutch to provide effortless clutch operations and prevent rear wheel hopping while downshifting.

Dimensions and Underpinnings

ParametersHonda CB350Royal Enfield Classic 350
Wheelbase1,441 mm1,390 mm
Ground Clearance165 mm170 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity15.2L13L
Kerb weight187 kg195 kg
Seat Height800 mm805 mm
Tyre Size100/90-19M (front)
130/70-18 (rear)
100/90-19 (front)
120/80-18 (rear)
Brakes310mm Disc (F)
240mm Disc (R)
320mm Disc (F)
270mm Disc/ 153mm Drum (R)
Frame TypeDiamond TypeTwin-Downtube Spine Frame (J-Platform)
Front SuspensionsTelescopic41mm telescopic fork
Rear SuspensionsHydraulic Twin ShockTwin-tube shock absorbers with 6-step preload adjustable
Honda CB350 vs Royal Enfield Classic 350: Dimensions and Underpinnings Comparison

Based on the diamond-type frame, the Honda CB350 is lightweight than the Classic 350, and boasts bigger wheelbase which should provide better high-speed stability, which is ideal for long-distance cruising. It also gets bigger fuel tank, which will allow you to cover longer distances before requiring refueling.


Honda CB350 vs Royal Enfield Classic 350: which bike is better?
Honda CB350Royal Enfield Classic 350
Headlight TypeLEDHalogen
Side IndicatorsLEDBulb-type
Taillight TypeLEDBulb-type
Engine Start TypeElectricElectric
Kill Switch
USB Charging PortType-C
Instrument ClusterSemi-digitalSemi-digital
Bluetooth Connectivity and Navigation✅ (optional Tripper Navigation)
Switchable Traction Control
Assist Slipper Clutch
Emergency Stop Signal
Read messages, play music
Honda CB350 vs Royal Enfield Classic 350: Features Comparison

There’s no doubt that the Honda CB350 boasts tons of additional features over the Royal Enfield Classic 350, providing it a premium positioning.

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Honda CB350Royal Enfield Classic 350
Ex-Showroom Price In DelhiRs 2 – 2.18 lakhRs 1.93 – 2.25 lakh
Honda CB350 vs Royal Enfield Classic 350: Price Comparison

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