Royal Enfield Meteor 350 VS Honda H’ness CB350-Which One To Buy?

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 vs Honda H’ness CB350 detailed comparison including price, engine specs, features and much more. Had to make this because it is the most debated topic after the release of RE’s new Meteor 350. So, Which one to buy? Well the decision is yours after reading our comparison!

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 vs Honda H’ness CB350-Price :

Meteor 350CB350 H’ness
Fireball – Rs. 1.75 lakhsDLX – Rs. 1.85 lakhs
Stellar – Rs. 1.81 lakhsDLX Pro – Rs. 1.90 lakhs
Supernova – Rs. 1.91 lakhs
Meteor 350 vs CB350 price comparison

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 vs Honda H’ness CB350 – Engine :

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 vs Honda H’ness CB350 Engine

The Meteor 350 is powered by a new G-Series 349cc single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-oil-cooled engine producing 20.2 bhp at 6,100 rpm and 27 Nm at 4,000 rpm, paired with a five-speed transmission system.

Honda H’ness CB 350 is powered by a 348.36cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine producing 20.8 hp and 30 Nm of peak torque, paired with a five-speed transmission.

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 vs Honda H’ness CB350 – Features :

RE Meteor vs Honda H’ness CB350 Instrument Cluster

The Meteor 350 is based on Royal Enfield’s new J platform. It gets 41 mm conventional telescopic forks upfront and six-step adjustable dual shocks at the rear. The headlamp is a halogen bulb with a circular LED DRL and aLED tail lamp. The Meteor comes with a ‘Tripper’ for real-time turn-by-turn navigation system, that works with the Royal Enfield app through bluetooth. Also, get’s USB charging port and dual-channel ABS.

The CB350 gets a split half-duplex frame suspended on telescopic forks and twin shocks at the rear. Braking equipment includes discs at both ends as standard and also comes with dual-channel ABS. The H’ness has additional features like the analogue-digital instrument cluster, all LED lights, Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC), slip and assist clutch, and Honda’s smartphone voice control for use of navigation, music, etc.

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 vs Honda H’ness CB350 – colour options :

RE Meteor 350 vs Honda H’ness CB350

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 will be available at the company’s ‘Make It Yours’ that lets you customise your bike the way you want. The company says that you get as many as 5,00,000 permutations that lets you customise the bike. Also, with this, the company also says that you get as many as 15 colour options for the fuel tank of the motorcycle.

Honda Hness CB350 is available in 6 different colours – Matte Marshal Green Metallic, Pearl Night Star Black, Precious Red Metallic, Matte Steel Black Metallic With Matte Massive Grey Metallic, Pearl Night Star Black With Spear Silver Metallic, Athletic Blue Metallic With Virtuous White

Royal Enfield Meteor 350 vs Honda H’ness CB350 – Practicality :

If you are planning to buy a cruiser bike then chances are you will take it for long rides. In such a scenario, your bike must have a good ground clearance to negotiate varied terrains. In this respect, the Royal Enfield Meteor 350, with 170 mm of ground clearance, will fare marginally better than Honda H’Ness CB350 which has a ground clearance of 166 mm. The Meteor 350 has a seat height of 765 mm which makes it easier to ride for short riders as compared to Honda CB350 which has an 800 mm high seat.

BikeGround ClearanceSeat Height
Meteor 350170 mm760 mm
H’ness CB350 166 mm800 mm
Meteor 350 vs H’ness CB350 Dimensions

 

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