The Bajaj Dominar 400 and KTM Duke 390 both the motorcycles falls in same category but the characteristics of these bikes are completely different. The Dominar 400 is a best bike in the segment when it comes to practicality because it offers great performance and usability. The Duke 390 on the other hand is more aggressive in nature and it is good for highway speed riding.
Both the motorcycles shares most of the parts as both the bikes are owned by same brand. To know about the Dominar 400 vs Duke 390 comparison read the article below.
Dominar 400 vs duke 390 comparison:
Looks and design:
If we talk about the looks and design then both the motorcycle looks different from each other. Its upto you what kind of looks are more attractive for you.
The Bajaj Dominar 400 looks muscular with its low height look. The
The 2023 KTM duke 390 looks perfectly like naked streetfighter bike with its beautiful graphics and design. The duke 390 has very sharp edges as compare to dominar 400.
At the front both the bikes gets LED headlamp, but Duke 390’s headlamp looks more attractive. Both the bikes gets USD forks at the front and monoshock suspension at the rear.
The fit finish of the Bajaj dominar 400 is not good as the KTM duke 390. Some of the parts of dominar is vibrating creating a noise. Whereas the KTM duke 390’s engine heats alot as compare to dominar 400.
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Dominar 400 vs
duke 390 specification:
|SPECIFICATION||BAJAJ DOMINAR 400||KTM DUKE 390|
|Engine||373.3 cc||373.2 cc|
|Engine Type||Single Cylinder, 4-valve, Triple Spark, DTS-i engine||1-Cylinder, 4-Stroke Engine|
|Power||35 PS @ 8000 rpm||43.5 PS @ 9000 rpm|
|Torque||35 Nm @ 6500 rpm||37 Nm @ 7000 rpm|
|Spark Plugs (Per Cylinder)||3||1|
|Cooling System||Liquid Cooled||Liquid Cooled|
|Clutch||Slipper Clutch||PASC Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically Actuated|
The dominar 400 and duke 390 shares the same 373 cc single cylinder engine but their power figures are different. The dominar 400 produces 39.42 bhp power at 8800 rpm and 35 Nm torque at 6500 rpm.
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Whereas the KTM
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Dominar 400 vs KTM
duke 390 mileage:
|MILEAGE||BAJAJ DOMINAR 400||KTM DUKE 390|
|fuel tank capacity||13 liters||13.4 liters|
|Reserve Fuel||1.5 liters||2.7|
|Fuel Efficiency Range||377||368|
The Dominar 400 comes with 13 liter fuel tank whereas the duke 390 comes with 13.4 liter tank. both the bikes comes with Fuel injection system which makes these bikes more fuel efficient.
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Dominar 400 vs Duke 390 tyres and brakes:
|BREAKS AND TYRES||BAJAJ DOMINAR 400||KTM DUKE 390|
|Front Brake Type||Disc||Disc|
|Front disc size||320mm||320mm|
|Rear Brake Type||Disc||Disc|
|Rear disc size||230mm||230mm|
|Front Tyre Size||110/70-R17||110/70-17|
The Dominar 400 and duke 390 both comes with 320 mm disc at front and 230 mm disc at rear. Front disc of Dominar 400 comes with 2 piston caliper and rear disc comes with single piston caliper whereas the Duke 390 comes with four piston caliper at the front and 2 piston caliper at the rear.
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Dominar 400 vs Duke 390 Dimension and suspension:
|DIMENSION AND SUSPENSTION||BAJAJ DOMINAR 400||KTM DUKE 390|
|Wheelbase||1453 mm||1357 mm|
|Front suspenstion||Telescopic 43 mm USD Forks||WP APEX 43 mm USD forks|
|Rear suspension||Multi-Step Adjustable Mono Shock||WP Monoshock|
|Chassis Type||Beam Type Perimeter Frame||Split Trellis Frame, Powder Coated|
The older Dominar 400 comes with telescopic front forks but the 2023 model bajaj dominar 400 comes with USD front forks. The dominar 400 front forks are the same which is used is KTM duke 390.
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Electricals and safety features:
|ELECTRICAL AND SAFETY FEATURES||DOMINAR 400||DUKE 390|
|ABS||Dual channel||Dual channel|
|Instument cluster||split, digital||digital|
|Headlight Type||Full LED with Auto Headlamp On (AHO)||LED Head Lamp|
Talking about the safety both the bikes comes with dual channel ABS (anti-lock breaking system) which increase the safety of the bikes.
The 2023 bajaj dominar 400 comes with dual instrument cluster one is on the fuel tank and other one is on the handle bar. Whereas the KTM duke 390 comes with TFT screen all digital instrument cluster.
Both the bikes meters are equipped with lots of information like time, gear position,
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2023 Dominar 400 vs 2023 KTM duke 390 price:
|PRICE||2023 DOMINAR 400||2023 KTM DUKE 390|
|Ex-showroom||₹ 2.25 lakh||₹ 2.97 lakh|
|On-road price||₹ 2.70 lakh||₹ 3.48 lakh|
The ex-showroom price of the 2023 Bajaj Dominar 400 is Rs 2.25 lakh whereas the ex-showroom price of the 2023 KTM Duke 390 is Rs 2.97 lakh.
Both the bikes are very good in terms of specification and power but if you compare the price then there is a huge difference between the Dominar 400 and Duke 390.
Built quality and fit finish of the KTM duke 390 is better then the Bajaj dominar 400. The duke 390 looks more attractive as compare to dominar but, the dominar 400 looks muscular the duke 390.
If you have money then you should go for KTM Duke 390 but if you are looking for value for money bike then definitely you should go for Bajaj Dominar 400.
It depends upon person to person what they choose but my favorite is Bajaj dominar 400. KTM duke 390 is also a very good bike but at same time it is very expensive too.
Duke 390 vs Dominar 400 FAQs
Which is better Dominar 400 vs Duke 390?
Both the bikes are good but if you are looking for value for money bike in 400 cc segment then the Dominar 400 is better option.
Is Dominar 400 and Duke 390 same?
Thought the engine of both the bikes are same but in terms of features and performance, both the bikes are completely different from each other.
Which bike is faster Dominar 400 or Duke 390?
The KTM Duke 390 is faster then the Bajaj Dominar 400.
Which bike is powerful Duke 390 or Dominar 400?
The KTM Duke 390 is powerful then the Dominar 400.
Which bike is cheap Duke 390 or Dominar 400?
The Dominar 400 is way cheaper then the Duke 390.