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Key specs
  • Displacement293 cc
  • Max Power(bhp)27 bhp
  • Kerb Weight170 kg

Avg. Ex-showroom price

EMI   5,614/month EMI Calculated basis
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Down Payment - ₹ 33,026
Interest - 11 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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Jawa 42 Summary

42 key highlights
Displacement 293 cc
Kerb Weight 170 kg
  • Galactic Green (Matte)
  • Halley's Teal (Matte)
  • Lumos Lime (Matte)
  • Starlight Blue (Matte)
  • Comet Red (Glossy)
  • Nebula Blue (Glossy)
Max Power 27 bhp

About 42

Jawa 42 is a cruiser bike available in 2 variants in india. Its lowest version starts from a price of ₹1,65,129 (ex-showroom) and the top version from a price of ₹1,74,071 (ex-showroom). Jawa 42 generates 27 bhp of power and 28 nm of torque from its 293cc engine. Single cylinder engine of 42 has a 6 speed manual gearbox. With rear drum and front disk brakes, the top variant of Jawa 42 also has an anti-locking braking system. This 170 kg bike is available in 6 colours.

The Jawa Forty Two is the entry-level model to the Jawa brand. It shares its mechanicals with the Jawa Standard, but has a few cosmetic differences – it is the more modern-looking of the two. You get more colours, you get a digital odometer and tripmeters, blacked-out bar-end mirrors, and a black handlebar. There is very little chrome present on this model, although it retains spoke rims.

The Jawa Forty Two is powered by a BS6-compliant, 293cc, single-cylinder, liquid cooled engine. It generates 27bhp and 28Nm and has a six-speed gearbox. The motor runs on conventional telescopic front forks and twin rear shock absorbers. There is a 280mm disc brake at the front, with a 153mm drum for the rear. Single-channel ABS is standard.

The Forty Two is available in six colours – dark blue, blue, teal (which is a light blue), red, lime green, and dark green. It is priced at Rs 1.55 lakhs onward and competes with the Royal Enfield Classic 350, Thunderbird 350 and Thunderbird 350X.
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Jawa 42 Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Strong brand image
    • The 300cc engine is really good
    • Gets dual-channel ABS system
  • Could be Better

    • The bike doesn't feel and look big
    • Overall built quality could have been better
    • Long waiting period

BikeWale's Take

The Jawa Forty Two is a combination of classic looks with modern tech and a twist of retro. It is targetted at today's youth who wish to experience an old-school brand in a modern approach.

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42 Specifications & Features


  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 27 bhp

    Maximum Torque 28 Nm

    Emission Standard BS-VI

    Displacement 293 cc

    Cylinders 1

    Bore 76 mm

    Stroke 65 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 4

    Compression Ratio 11:1

    Ignition --

    Spark Plugs 1 Per Cylinder

    Cooling System Liquid Cooled

    Transmission 6 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Chain Drive

    Clutch --

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 14 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity --

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank & an electric bike can travel on a full charge --

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported --

    Top Speed --

  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 280 mm

    Rear Brake Type Drum

    Rear Brake Size 153 mm

    Calliper Type --

    Front Wheel Size 18 inch

    Rear Wheel Size Rear Wheel Size 17 inch

    Front Tyre Size 90/90 18

    Rear Tyre Size 120/80 17

    Tyre Type Tubed

    Radial Tyres No

    Wheel Type Spoke

    Front Suspension Telescopic Hydraulic Fork

    Rear Suspension Gas Canister - Twin shock hydraulic

  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 170 kg

    Overall Length --

    Overall Width --

    Overall Height --

    Wheelbase 1,369 mm

    Ground Clearance --

    Seat Height 765 mm

    Chassis Type Double Cradle


Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) No

Mobile App Connectivity No

GPS & Navigation No

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock breaking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated Single Channel ABS

USB charging port No

Front storage box No

Under seat storage No

Speedometer Analogue

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer No

Stand Alarm No

Stepped Seat No

No. of Tripmeters 1

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator Yes

Low Battery Indicator Yes

Digital Fuel GuageNo

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo



Electric System--


Headlight TypeHalogen

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightLED Tail Lamp

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

Jawa 42 Price

42 Single Channel ABS - BS VI 1,65,129 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Spoke Wheels
42 Dual Channel ABS - BS VI 1,74,071 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Spoke Wheels

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Jawa 42 User Reviews

4.6 (246 ratings) 86 reviews
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  •  5Amazing rider 1 week ago by Prashnajit Pati, Kolkata

    I have purchased this bike before 1 year and i had enjoy so many tour in 6 months with my friend . Before 42 i cannot enjoy this much of tour . I also have other bike but this was the best bike for me . My father also love this bike and he told me to purchase for him a

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    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      > 15000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      30 kmpl

  •  5Nice bike 2 weeks ago by Vaddi Abhinav, Srikakulam

    Nice bike for short riders old is gold like that good for long drives and one thing more waiting period was not good and servicing was good with limit staff .Bike looking sexy and best in class bike.Instead of buying enfield jawa is the best option to buy.I love it and

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      6 months-1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      35 kmpl

  •  5Bike is great 1 month ago by Rajeev, Pune

    I bought my 42 from shakti automobiles - pune. Great service from dealer. I found person at dealership is having more knowledgeable. Even he stuck into one point so he took help from senior. Riding is so smooth, no vibration, good handling during curves, looks great & n

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      6 months-1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      39 kmpl

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