Last updated on – 28th September, 2016

mahindra mojo vs duke 200

The Indian automobile industry is a battlefield of middleweight motorcycles. International and domestic players come with brilliant featured bikes in India. Recently the domestic bike manufacture, Mahindra Two Wheeler has finally launched awaited motorcycle, Mahindra Mojo after a long time period of 5 years while it was first showcased in the year of 2010. Whereas, its rival, KTM Duke 200 which introduced in 2012. The Austrian bike maker gave two new paint schemes to the duke 200 in the 2012. The major updates of the bike have been made in March, 2015. Both of bikes have same price range, therefore there are a little bit confusion to choose best of them. Thus, this comparison is dedicated to select the best one among them.

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Style and Design

Being tourer, Mahindra Mojo is one of the most famed motorcycles in its category. The motorcycle comes with new design and attractive graphics. The aggressive styling of the bike catches the eyes’ balls. The twin rounded headlights give clear visibility on road in the night riding. It gets a muscular fuel tank that has a 21 fuel capacity with enough knee recess. The vehicle also comes with mirror integrated indicators. The golden ribs that below the fuel tank offer a stunning look to the motorcycle.

design and style mojo duke 200

On the other hand, Duke 200 comes with excellent features, dynamic performance and good pricing. Its sharp and edgy lines that offer scrumptious look to the motorcycle. It is also featured with sculpted fuel tank, split seats, petite tail section, under belly exhaust and exposed trellis frame. It gets a unique design and classic graphics that generate rattling look.

Handling and Performance

The Mahindra Mojo offers a superb handling power as it is featured with taller handlebars. Its kerb weight is 160 KG that rider can control the motorcycle on a high speed. The motorcycle shines on the highway because of its shinning shades. It is a tourer motorcycle that gives a stability power in higher speeds. Mahindra Mojo offers a dynamic performance as it is built with Pirelli Diablo Rosso || tyres. The 110/70 inch tyre at front side and 150/60 inch tyre that provide abundant grip on wet or dry roads.

handling duke 200 mojo

While, The KTM Duke 200 gives a stability power during riding as it is equipped with a wide straight handlebar. The motorcycle offers a dynamic performance as it touches the high speed figure of 100 KM/Hour in just 9.2 seconds. Its DOHC motor provides a powerful performance to the bike. The middleweight motorcycle gives a dynamic stability power on the all-terrains.

Instrument Console

The Mahindra Mojo is loaded with a digital and analogue combination instrument cluster that carries information of trip meter, odometer, speedometer, fuel gauge etc. The large analogue tachometer has been placed in center stage.

instrument console duke 200 mojo

While the KTM Duke 200 is featured with a fully digital instrument panel that houses of information of fuel gauge, speedometer, tachometer, turn indicators, trip meter etc. The switch gear has been borrowed from the Bajaj vendors.

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Riding Position

The tourer bike, Mahindra Mojo offers a comfortable riding position to the rider as it is manufactured with single and long seat. The seating position on the Mojo is inspired by the touring specific DNA. The center set foot-pegs and knee recess produce a sporty riding to the rider.

Riding Position - Duke 200 and Mojo

Talking about the KTM Duke 200, the street motorcycle gives a comfortable ride as it is built with the spit seats. The rear set foot-pegs and riser handlebar produce a dynamic riding position to the rider.

Engine and Power

Mechanically, both motorcycle have so much potential. The powering of the Mahindra mojo comes from a liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine. The electronic fuel-injection system motor is able to produce a maximum power of 26PS at 8,500 RPM and a peak of torque of 24 Nm at 7,000 RPM. The mill is coupled to a six speed gearbox that helps to transfer power to the rear wheel.

engine and power duke 200 mojo

On the other side, the KTM Duke 200 is powered by a single cylinder, liquid-cooled, -valve, DOHC and 199.5cc engine that churns out a pinnacle power of 25 HP at 10,000 RPM and a vertex torque of 19.2 Nm at 8,000 RPM. The power transfers to the rear wheels through a six speed transmission.

Safety Features

Both motorcycles are loaded with several safety features including brakes, suspensions, headlights and rear LED lights. The braking duties of Mahindra Mojo are managed by the 320mm Petal Disc brake at front side and 240mm Petal Disc brake at rear. The motorcycle offers a dynamic balancing power as it is featured with upside down telescopic forks at front side and mono-shock suspensions at rear. The twin headlamps offer a clear visibility on the road in night riding and tails light uses to give attention to followers.

safety features duke 200 mahindra mojo

On the other hand, the KTM Duke comes with the front 280mm disc brakes and 230mm disc brakes at rear side that are responsible to manage braking duties. The suspensions duties are performed by the high quality upside-down forks at front side and rear mono-shock suspension. The diamond shape headlight gives a better visible light on the road during night ride.

Price, Mileage and Colors

The Mahindra Mojo 300 has been hit the Indian market at price tag of INR 1,68,870  lakhs (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The bike comes with 3 paint scheme as Volcano Red, Charcoal Black, Glacier White. The company claims that Mojo 300 returns the mileage of 30 KMPL


Whereas, the KTM Duke is being sold on a price tag of INR 1.42 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi). The motorcycle is available in three shades that includes Orange, White and Black. The motorcycle offers a claimed mileage of 35 KMPL.


The KTM Duke 200 and Mahindra Mojo 300 is minor different in the power and performance. The Duke 200 is street bike and Mojo 200 is tourer motorcycle. The Duke is a fast machine, whereas the Mojo comes with touring, absorbing bumps and higher top speed. By  my views, the Mahindra is ahead then KTM Duke 200.

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