Bajaj had launched the new and improved Dominar 400 earlier this year at an introductory price tag of INR 1.74 lakh ex-showroom. Now, the brand has hiked the prices of their flagship model by INR 6,000 taking the ex-showroom prices to INR 1.8 lakh. The 2019 Dominar 400 is also likely to get new paint options in a few weeks time, a red shade to be add precisely.
Now, if you compare the price of the 2019 Dominar 400 to the model which was replaced, the price difference is nearly INR 16,000. But the 2019 model comes with a host of changes which justify the bump in pricing. Although the bike by and large looks the same, there is plenty in the hardware which has been worked upon.
The 2019 Bajaj Dominar now gets a 373.3cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, triple-spark motor with a DOHC setup. The engine produces 39.4 BHP of power, which is around 4.9 BHP more than the old Dominar 300. The bike produces the sane peak torque of 35 Nm, but lower down the revv range at 7500 RPM. This have made the bike not just faster, but also easy to ride in the city. Apart from this, the 2019 Dominar 400 gets USD front forks, an update speedometer console, new twin exhaust end cans, new LED tail lamps.
For now, Bajaj retails the Dominar 400 in 2 colour options – Aurora Green and Vine Black. In terms of rivals, the bike has the Royal Enfield Classic & Himalayan motorcycles along with Japanese bikes such as Honda CBR250R and Suzuki Gixxer SF 250. The Dominar 400 also had the Mahindra Mojo as a rival, but the Mojo has lost its Mojo.
An easy bike to ride, the 2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 measures 2156mm in length, 836mm in width, 1112mm in height, 1453mm in wheelbase, 157mm of ground clearance, 184 kg of kerb weight and a 13L fuel tank. For this price and segment, the Bajaj Dominar 400 is the most value for money motorcycle, typical of all other Bajaj models.