Dominar 400 vs duke 390 comparison price, mileage, top speed

Dominar 400 vs Duke 390 comparison price, mileage, top speed

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 dominar 400 does not looks as aggressive as the KTM duke 390. The seating poster of the Dominar 400 is better then the duke 390.

Bajaj Dominar 400
Bajaj Dominar 400

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.

KTM Duke 390
KTM Duke 390

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:

Engine373.3 cc373.2 cc
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4-valve, Triple Spark, DTS-i engine1-Cylinder, 4-Stroke Engine
Power35 PS @ 8000 rpm43.5 PS @ 9000 rpm
Torque35 Nm @ 6500 rpm37 Nm @ 7000 rpm
IgnitionDTS-iDigital Ignition
Spark Plugs (Per Cylinder)31
Cooling SystemLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
ClutchSlipper ClutchPASC 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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2023 Bajaj dominar 400 price, mileage, 0-100 kmph, top speed,
2023 Bajaj dominar 400

Whereas the KTM duke 390 produces 42.9 bhp power at 9000 rpm and 37 Nm torque at 7000. The duke 390’s engine is tuned to produce more power and torque to make it more powerful then Dominar 400.

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Dominar 400 vs KTM duke 390 mileage:

fuel tank capacity13 liters13.4 liters
Reserve Fuel1.5 liters2.7
Fuel Efficiency Range377368
Top speed155167

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.

2023 KTM Duke 390 price, mileage, top speed, 0-100 kmph, specs
2023 KTM Duke 390

The Bajaj dominar 400 gives a mileage of 30 kmpl and KTM duke 390 offers a mileage of 27 kmpl. The top speed of the Dominar 400 is 155 kmph and top speed of Duke 390 is 167 kmph.

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Dominar 400 vs Duke 390 tyres and brakes:

Front Brake TypeDiscDisc
Front disc size320mm320mm
Rear Brake TypeDiscDisc
Rear disc size230mm230mm
Front Tyre Size110/70-R17110/70-17

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.

Bajaj Dominar 400 vs KTM duke 390 comparison
Dominar 400 vs duke 390

The font tyre size of the Dominar 400 and duke 390 is 110/70-R17 and rear tyre size is 150/60-R17. Both the tyres are tubeless tyres.

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Dominar 400 vs Duke 390 Dimension and suspension:

Kerb Weight193171
Wheelbase1453 mm1357 mm
Ground Clearance157151
Front suspenstionTelescopic 43 mm USD ForksWP APEX 43 mm USD forks
Rear suspensionMulti-Step Adjustable Mono ShockWP Monoshock
Chassis TypeBeam Type Perimeter FrameSplit 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:

ABSDual channelDual channel
Instument clustersplit, digitaldigital
Headlight TypeFull LED with Auto Headlamp On (AHO)LED Head Lamp
Brake/Tail LightLEDLED

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, tripmeter and many more.

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2023 Dominar 400 vs 2023 KTM duke 390 price:

PRICE2023 DOMINAR 4002023 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.

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