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BMW K 1600 B Vs Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special Vs BMW K 1600 GTL comparison


BMW K 1600 B Vs Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special Vs BMW K 1600 GTL Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the K 1600 B Vs Road Glide Special Vs K 1600 GTL on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

K 1600 B Vs Road Glide Special Vs K 1600 GTL – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW K 1600 GTL in New Delhi starts at ₹ 28.3 Lakh. On the other hand, Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 32.99 Lakh Lastly, the BMW K 1600 B starts at ₹ 28.1 Lakh.

SummaryBMW K 1600 BHarley-Davidson Road Glide SpecialBMW K 1600 GTL
Price₹ 28.1 Lakh₹ 32.99 Lakh₹ 28.3 Lakh
Body TypeSportsCruiserSports
Mileage15.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Power158.00 bhp0.00 bhp158.00 bhp
Engine1649.0 CC1745.0 CC1649.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

K 1600 B Vs Road Glide Special Vs K 1600 GTL – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW K 1600 GTL base engine returns 15 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special base returns 15 Km/l. The BMW K 1600 B basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Km/l.

K 1600 B Vs Road Glide Special Vs K 1600 GTL – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW K 1600 GTL gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW K 1600 B is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1649.0 cc1745.0 cc1649.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 626
Max Power 158 bhp @ 7750 rpmN/A158 bhp @ 7750 rpm
Max Torque 175 Nm @ 5250 rpm150 Nm @ 3250 rpm175 Nm @ 5250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Electronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Intake Pipe Injection
Cooling System Oil/water-CooledAir CooledOil/water-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 26.5 L22.7 L26.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 4.0 LN/A4.0 L
Mileage 15.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 350 kg372 kg350 kg
Length 2489 mm2430 mm2489 mm
Width 1000 mmN/A1000 mm
Height 1465 mmN/A1475 mm
Wheelbase 1618 mm1625 mm1618 mm
Ground Clearance 146 mm125 mm146 mm
Seat Height 750 mm685 mm750 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multiple-disc Clutch In Oil BathWet MultiplateMultiple-disc Clutch In Oil Bath

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Bridge-type Frame, Cast Aluminium, Load-bearing EngineN/ABridge-type Frame, Cast Aluminium, Load-bearing Engine
Front Suspension BMW Motorrad Duolever; Central Spring StrutDouble Bending Valve (DBV) SuspensionBMW Motorrad Duolever; Central Spring Strut
Rear Suspension BMW Motorrad ParaleverDouble Bending Valve (DBV) SuspensionBMW Motorrad Paralever


Front Brake Type Dual DiscDiscDual Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm292 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 320 mm260 mm320 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsCast Aluminium Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 ZR 17130/60B19 61H120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 190/55 ZR 17180/65B16 81H190/55 ZR 17


Battery 12 V / 19 Ah, Maintenance FreeDry12 V / 19 Ah, Maintenance Free
Headlight XenonLEDXenon

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosstick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
6-Speed Cruise Drive Transmission-tick-
7-Speed Automatic DCT-cross-
All-New Milwaukee-Eight 107 Engine-tick-
Apple Carplay Integration-cross-
Cockpit Meters-cross-
Comfortable Handlebar-tick-
Double-Wishbone Front Suspension-cross-
Dunlop Multi-Tread Blackwall Tyres-tick-
Fairing Design Reduces Head Buffeting-tick-
LED Headlamps-tick-
One-Touch Design Philosophy-tick-
Pure Harley-Davidson Styling-tick-
Reflex Linked Brembo Brakes with ABS-tick-
Standard Battery Charging Harness-tick-
Steering Head and Front Forks-tick-
Two-Up Street Glide Seat-tick-

Additonal Features

Hill Start Assist -cross-
Idling Stop System-cross-

Key Features

A Sleek Seat --cross
Looking Ahead--cross
Strong Road Holding --cross

Competitor of BMW K 1600 B

Competitor of Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special

Competitor of BMW K 1600 GTL

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