Dominar 400 Goes Costlier Again; Is it Still VFM…?

Dominar 400 latest price increment of ₹8555 comes after many price hikes that the maker has announced since its launch. We list the total increase…

In another round of price hike, Bajaj has increased the retail cost of its flagship model – Dominar 400, yet again! The motorcycle which started its journey at a shocking price tag of Rs 1.36 lakh for the base variant (and Rs 1.50 Lakh for the ABS trim), has now gone over that Rs 2 lakh mark – all within a matter of four and a half years.

Dominar 400 debuted back in December 2016 as a sports cruiser. Bajaj offered a more feature rich model in 2019 and it was updated to Bharat Stage 6 emission norms last year. What started as a value for money offering is now presented across as a ‘premium’ motorcycle in the lineup.

Dominar 400 Latest Price

Dominar 400Rs 2,11,572
all prices ex-showroom pan-India
Dominar 400 latest price

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The BS6-related minor hike of Rs 1749 in April 2020 was followed by another increase of Rs 3000 in May. But Bajaj did not stop at it – the motorcycle saw a price hike of Rs 1507 in September and Rs 1500 in October. Just at the beginning of this new year 2021 in January, Bajaj flashed new prices at its website which were higher by Rs 1997. It received multiple hikes within this year to reach one of the highest increments of Rs 8555 in July 2021.

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On the entry price, Dominar has become costlier by around Rs 75,000 which is an increment of 56 percent. If we talk only about the ABS variant, Dominar 400 has gone dearer by almost Rs 62,000 which is a very significant increment of roughly 41 percent! Add 5-year insurance, ever increasing road taxes, etc and you end up paying a lot of extra money to get one home now!

Surprisingly, its sibling Dominar 250 which was on the same path has received a major price slash. It is now cheaper than its original launch price.