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Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider comparison

Overview

Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider 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 Softail Low Rider 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 Softail Low Rider – 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 1200 Custom price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 10.89 Lakh Lastly, the Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider starts at ₹ 13.75 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 14.69 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryHarley-Davidson 1200 CustomHarley-Davidson Iron 883Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider
Price₹ 10.89 Lakh₹ 9.38 Lakh₹ 13.75 Lakh
ManufacturerHarley-DavidsonHarley-DavidsonHarley-Davidson
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage24.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
PowerN/AN/A0.00 bhp
Engine1202.0 CC883.0 CC1745.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

1200 Custom Vs Iron 883 Vs Softail Low Rider – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 base engine returns 20 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom base returns 24 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Km/l.

1200 Custom Vs Iron 883 Vs Softail Low Rider – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

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

Engine

Engine CC 1202.0 cc883.0 cc1745.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power N/AN/AN/A
Max Torque 96 Nm @ 3500 rpm68 Nm @ 4750 rpm144 Nm @ 3000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder N/A44
Fuel Delivery Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 88.9 mm76.2 mm100 mm
Compression 10:01 9:01N/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
Exhaust Chrome, staggered, shorty exhaust with dual mufflersBlack exhaust headers and black mufflers2-into-2 shotgun; catalyst in muffler
Stroke 96.8 mm 96.8 mm111.1 mm

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L12.5 L19.1 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A2.7 LN/A
Mileage 24.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 268 kg256 kg300 kg
Length 2225 mm2185 mm2360 mm
Width 926 mm820 mm965 mm
Height 1154 mm1120 mm1155 mm
Wheelbase 1530 mm1515 mm1630 mm
Ground Clearance 105 mm140 mm130 mm
Seat Height 725 mm760 mm680 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch N/AWet MultiplateWet Multiplate
Compression Ratio N/AN/A10.0:1

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/AMild Steel,Tubular FrameRetains The Classic Softail Lines
Front Suspension 39mm Fork39 Mm Telescopic ForksN/A
Rear Suspension MonoshockCoil Over, Preload Dual AdjustableN/A

Braking

Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 292 mm300 mmN/A
Rear Disc/Drum Size 292 mm260 mmN/A

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 16 inches19 inches19 inches
Wheel Type SpokeAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 130/90B16 73H100/90B19 57H110/90B19,62H,BW
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H150/80B16 77H180/70B16,77H,BW

Electricals

Battery 12V DC12V, MFMaintenance Free
Headlight LEDHalogenLED
Tail Light LEDLEDLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalAnalogueAnalogue
TachometerDigitaltickDigital
Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickcrosstick
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clocktickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Closed Loop Exhaust Systemtick--
Handlingtick--
Rear LED Lightingtick--
Tach and Gear Indicator Readouttick--
ABS-cross-
Advanced Electronic Riding Aids-cross-
High-performance Brembo Brake System-cross-
Power Modes-cross-
Öhlins electronic steering damper-cross-

Additonal Features

Aluminium twin-spar frame-cross-
BFRC lite-cross-
Increased Brake Force. Increased Controllability. Improved Touch-cross-
Kawasaki Engine Brake Control-cross-
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)-cross-
KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter-Dual Direction)-cross-
Massive Acceleration. Civilised Character-cross-
S-KTRC (Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control)-cross-
Sporty Handling. Superb High-Speed Stability-cross-

Key Features

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