Honda CB200X vs Bajaj Dominar 250 - Check All Details!

Updated On: 18 October 2021 Nitin Kadian

The newly introduced Honda CB200X is one of the most affordable adventure bikes in the brand's portfolio. While the bike does get a number of changes to appeal to the customers, the package largely remains similar to what we get with the Hornet 2.0. Having said this, the CB200X is priced closely to many other bikes in the segment which leaves the buyers confused and hence, here is a Honda CB200X vs Bajaj Dominar 250 comparison that will help you decide better.

Honda CB200X Vs Bajaj Dominar 250 Exterior Design and Dimensions

We all know that the Honda CB200X is based on the brand's latest Hornet 2.0. Both these bikes not only have the same underpinnings but also share the exact same suspension setup. Having said that, the overall design of the CB200X is completely different and you get flared panels with a more upright seating stance. Likewise, the bike gets a refreshed front fascia with a large wind visor, knuckle guards, and raised handlebar. The bike also gets under-cowl to protect the engine. Having said this, the CB200X does have a better road presence and looks a lot more premium and upmarket than what it actually is.

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Bajaj Dominar 250

The Honda Dominar 250 on the other hand gets a more elegant design and has a more aggressive seating stance. The dominating front fascia along with the sporty alloy wheel design helps the Dominar 250 appeal to a larger section of buyers. In addition to this, the bike also offers extremely comfortable seats and an extremely impressive suspension setup. The rear too falls in line with the front design and maintains its aggressive character with a strong hint of elegance.

Honda CB 200X Bajaj Dominar 250
Length2035 mm2156 mm
Width843 mm836 mm
Height1248 mm1112 mm
Wheelbase1355 mm1453 mm
Ground Clearance167 mm157 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity12 L13 L
Kerb Weight147 kg180 kg


The Honda CB200X comes with a long list of features to keep you happy during your everyday commute. To start with, the bike gets a fully digital instrument console along with full LED lighting. The knuckle guards with integrated LED indicators not only look premium but also keep your hands isolated. Apart from that, other features include a single-channel ABS, dual-disc brake setup, engine kill switch, etc. In addition to this, the bike also gets a raised handlebar that helps you stay relaxed and have a more upright seating position.

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Unlike the CB200x, the Dominar 250 on the other hand gets a reverse LCD speedometer along with many other features like a dual-channel ABS, slipper clutch, full LED automatic headlamps, etc. Both these bikes miss out on modern connectivity features.

Honda CB200X Vs Bajaj Dominar 250 Spec Comparison

honda cb200x review front-three quarters action shot

The Honda CB200X gets a 184.4cc single-cylinder engine that produces 17.2 ps of peak power output while the peak torque being delivered by this engine stands at 16.1 Nm. A 5-speed manual gearbox comes mated to this engine. The refinement levels from this motor are impressive and the power delivery too makes it a great bike for the city as well as highway usage. Despite having low power and torque figures, the lightweight of the bike does help it perform decently well in almost all situations. However, progress is slow once you cross the 80kmph mark.

Also Read: Honda CB200X vs Honda Hornet 2.0 Comparison - Which One to Pick?

Bajaj Dominar 250 Side Profile New Prices July

The Dominar 250 on the other hand gets a bigger and more powerful engine that delivers 27 ps and 23.5 Nm of peak torque output. Unlike the CB200X, this Dominar 250 gets a 6-speed manual gearbox. However, there is no major difference in terms of outright acceleration as the Dominar 250 is slightly heavier but it does tend to gain an edge as the speeds go up. Needless to say, the CB200X does boast better refinement and NVH levels.

Honda CB200XBajaj Dominar 250
Engine TypeSI Engine, 4 StrokeLiquid Cooled, Single Cylinder, 4 Stroke
Capacity, Cylinders 184.4 cc, single-Cylinder248.77 cc, single-cylinder
Max Power17.2 ps @ 8500 rpm27 ps @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque16.1 Nm @ 6000 rpm23.5 Nm @ 6500 rpm
Gearbox5 Speed Manual6 Speed Manual
Fuel Tank Capacity12 L 13 L

Honda CB200X Vs Bajaj Dominar 250 - Price Comparison

The newly introduced Honda CB200X is priced from INR 1.44 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) while the Bajaj Dominar 250 on the other hand is priced from INR 1.59 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). While there is no major difference between the price of the two bikes, the CB200X does offer slightly better value for the money that you would be paying.

Honda CB200X Bajaj Dominar 250
Starting PriceINR 1.44 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)INR 1.59 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)

Final Verdict

While the CB200X tries hard to be an adventure bike that everyone would like, it does miss out on a number of things. For starters, it gets the same suspension and powertrain that we saw in the Hornet 2.0. The ground clearance too is not too great. The Dominar 250 on the other hand offers a decent package for anyone who is looking for a comfortable, powerful, and reliable bike for the city as well as for long-distance commute. The CB200X however can be a great choice for anyone who is looking for a bike that looks great and has a strong road presence.

Also Read: Honda CB200X Review - Hornet With a Tinge of Adventure?

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