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Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight comparison

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Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the 1200 Custom Vs Iron 883 Vs Forty-Eight 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.

1200 Custom Vs Iron 883 Vs Forty-Eight – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 9.38 Lakh. On the other hand, Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 10.61 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 10.98 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom starts at ₹ 10.89 Lakh.

SummaryHarley-Davidson 1200 CustomHarley-Davidson Iron 883Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
Price₹ 10.89 Lakh₹ 9.38 Lakh₹ 10.61 Lakh
ManufacturerHarley-DavidsonHarley-DavidsonHarley-Davidson
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage24.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
PowerN/AN/A60.00 bhp
Engine1202.0 CC883.0 CC1202.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

1200 Custom Vs Iron 883 Vs Forty-Eight – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 base engine returns 20 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base returns 20 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom basic model, on the other hand, gives 24 Km/l.

1200 Custom Vs Iron 883 Vs Forty-Eight – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1202.0 cc883.0 cc1202.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power N/AN/A60 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque 96 Nm @ 3500 rpm68 Nm @ 4750 rpm97 Nm @ 4250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder N/A42
Fuel Delivery Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 88.9 mm76.2 mmN/A
Compression 10:01 9:01N/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI
Exhaust Chrome, staggered, shorty exhaust with dual mufflersBlack exhaust headers and black mufflersN/A
Stroke 96.8 mm 96.8 mmN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L12.5 L7.9 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A2.7 L2.6 L
Mileage 24.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 268 kg256 kg252 kg
Length 2225 mm2185 mm2165 mm
Width 926 mm820 mm820 mm
Height 1154 mm1120 mm1065 mm
Wheelbase 1530 mm1515 mm1495 mm
Ground Clearance 105 mm140 mm110 mm
Seat Height 725 mm760 mm710 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch N/AWet MultiplateWet Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/AMild Steel,Tubular FrameMild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular Sections
Front Suspension 39mm Fork39 Mm Telescopic ForksBlack, Laced Steel
Rear Suspension MonoshockCoil Over, Preload Dual AdjustableBlack, Laced Steel

Braking

Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 292 mm300 mm292 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 292 mm260 mm260 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 16 inches19 inches16 inches
Wheel Type SpokeAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 130/90B16 73H100/90B19 57H130/90B16 73H
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H150/80B16 77H150/80B16 77H

Electricals

Battery 12V DC12V, MF12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCA
Headlight LEDHalogenBulb And Reflector Type
Tail Light LEDLEDLED Type

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalAnalogueDigital
TachometerDigitaltickAnalogue
Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickcrosscross
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clocktickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countticktickcross
Pass Lighttickticktick
ABScross-cross
Closed Loop Exhaust Systemtick--
Handlingtick--
Rear LED Lightingtick--
Tach and Gear Indicator Readouttick--
220mm Of Ground Clearance--cross
Comes with An Optimized Handlebar--cross
Comprehensive Instrument Cluster--cross
Dual Channel ABS--cross
External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oil--cross
Silencer Increases Water Wading Ability--cross

Additonal Features

Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tank--cross

Key Features

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