Back in August 2022, Royal Enfield launched the Hunter 350 and it became an instant hit for the manufacturer. It is currently the most affordable motorcycle in Royal Enfield’s line-up. The pricing of the Hunter 350 is quite close to Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise. So, a person might cross-shop between the two motorcycles. Here is a comparison between the Royal Enfield Hunter 350 and the Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise.
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 vs Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise: Looks
In terms of looks, both motorcycles are very different. The Avenger 220 Cruise looks like a proper cruiser because of its handlebar, low-slung seat, forward-set footpegs, a backrest and tall windscreen. On the other hand, the Hunter 350 looks like a small roadster with neo-retro elements.
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 vs Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise: Engine
Both engines are air-oil cooled and get fuel injection. Moreover, both manufacturers are using a 5-speed gearbox. Bajaj Avenger 220 shares its engine with the iconic Pulsar 220F. The 220 cc mill produces 18.76 bhp at 8,500 rpm and a peak torque output of 17.55 Nm at 7,000 rpm. The Hunter 350 shares its engine with the Meteor 350 and the Classic 350. However, it is in a different state of tune. The 349 cc unit produces 20.11 bhp at 6,100 rpm and a peak torque output of 27 Nm.
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Royal Enfield Hunter 350 vs Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise: Features
In terms of features, the Avenger 220 Cruise comes with a fully digital instrument cluster, digital instrument cluster, spoked rims, LED Daytime Running Lamps and halogen lighting. Depending on the variant, the Hunter 350 gets a semi-digital instrument cluster, USB port, halogen lighting, alloy wheels, dual-channel ABS and Tripper Navigation system.
Royal Enfield Hunter 350 vs Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise: Price
Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise costs ₹1.43 lakh. Then there is the Hunter 350 which is offered in three variants. The prices start at ₹1.50 lakh and go up to ₹1.73 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom.
First Published Date: 19 May 2023, 13:13 PM IST