Dominar 400 vs duke 390 | comparison

The bajaj auto has launched its new 2019 bajaj dominar 400 in india with some of the changes whereas the 2019 KTM duke 390 is also launched India. So we are going to tell about the dominar 400 vs duke 390 | comparison see below.

Before going to start the comparison in 2019 dominar 400 vs 2019 KTM duke 390 both the motorcycle share many parts with each other. Because bajaj has shares in KTM, therefore they are sharing parts.

Below is the comparison between the 2019 bajaj dominar 400 vs 2019 KTM duke 390.

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 2019 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.

The 2019 KTM duke 390 looks perfectly like naked sports bike with its beautiful graphics and design. The duke 390 has very sharp edges as compare to dominar 400.

2019 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:

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
Ignition DTS-i Digital Ignition
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 35 PS power at 8000 rpm and 35 Nm torque at 6500 rpm.

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2019 bajaj dominar 400

Whereas the KTM duke 390 produces 43.5 PS power at 9000 rpm and 37 Nm torque. 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 capacity 13 liters 13.5 liters
Mileage 30 27
Reserve Fuel 1.5 liters No
Fuel Efficiency Range 351 310
Top speed 148 160

The Dominar 400 comes with 13 liter fuel tank whereas the duke 390 comes with 13.5 liter tank. both the bikes comes with Fuel injection system which makes these bikes more fuel efficient.

2019 KTM Duke 390

The Bajaj dominar 400 can give up to 30 kmpl overall mileage and KTM duke 390 can give upto 27 kmpl of mileage. The top speed of the dominar 400 is 148 kmph and top speed of duke 390 is 160 kmph.

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Dominar 400 vs duke 390 breaks and tyres:

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
Rear Tyre Size 150/60-R17 150/60-R17
Tyre Type Tubeless, radial Tubeless
Wheel Size 17 17

The dominar 400 and duke 390 both comes with 320 mm disc at front and 230 mm disc at rear. Front disc of both the bikes comes with 4 piston caliper and rear disc comes with single piston caliper.

Dominar 400 vs duke 390 breaks and tyres

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 comes with tubless tyres.

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2019 Dominar 400 vs 2019 duke 390 Dimension and suspension:

Kerb Weight 182 163
Wheelbase 1453 mm 1357 mm
Ground Clearance 157 185
Front suspenstion open cartridge WP USD open cartridge WP USD
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 2019 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:

ABS Dual channel Dual channel
Instument cluster split, digital digital
Headlight Type Full LED with Auto Headlamp On (AHO) LED Head Lamp
Brake/Tail Light LED LED

Talking about the safety both the bikes comes with dual channel ABS (anti-lock breaking system) which increase the safety of the bikes.

The 2019 bajaj dominar 400 comes with dual instrument cluster one is fuel tank and other one is on the handle bar. Whereas the 2019 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.

2019 KTM duke 390 white

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2019 Dominar 400 vs 2019 KTM duke 390 price:

PRICE 2019 DOMINAR 400 2019 KTM DUKE 390
Ex-showroom ₹ 1,49,045 ₹ 2,43,562

The Ex-showroom price of the 2019 bajaj dominar 400 is Rs 1.49 lakh whereas the ex-showroom price of the 2019 KTM duke 390 is Rs 2.43 lakh.

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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.

what you think and which is your favorite bike please let us know in the comment box below. If you have any suggestion then please comment down below.