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Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber comparison


Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber 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 V9 Bobber 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 V9 Bobber – 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 Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber starts at ₹ 14.79 Lakh.

SummaryHarley-Davidson 1200 CustomHarley-Davidson Iron 883Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber
Price₹ 10.89 Lakh₹ 9.38 Lakh₹ 14.79 Lakh
ManufacturerHarley-DavidsonHarley-DavidsonMoto Guzzi
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage24.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
PowerN/AN/A55.00 bhp
Engine1202.0 CC883.0 CC850.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

1200 Custom Vs Iron 883 Vs V9 Bobber – 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 Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber basic model, on the other hand, gives 18 Km/l.

1200 Custom Vs Iron 883 Vs V9 Bobber – 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 Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1202.0 cc883.0 cc850.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power N/AN/A55 bhp @ 6250 rpm
Max Torque 96 Nm @ 3500 rpm68 Nm @ 4750 rpm62 Nm @ 3000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder N/A42
Fuel Delivery Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledAir & Oil Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 88.9 mm76.2 mmN/A
Compression 10:01 9:01N/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
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 L15.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A2.7 L4.0 L
Mileage 24.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 268 kg256 kg199 kg
Length 2225 mm2185 mm2185 mm
Width 926 mm820 mm840 mm
Height 1154 mm1120 mm1160 mm
Wheelbase 1530 mm1515 mm1465 mm
Ground Clearance 105 mm140 mmN/A
Seat Height 725 mm760 mm780 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch N/AWet MultiplateSingle Dry Plate Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/AMild Steel,Tubular FrameALS Steel Twin Tube Cradle Frame
Front Suspension 39mm Fork39 Mm Telescopic ForksTraditional Fork, Ø 40 Mm
Rear Suspension MonoshockCoil Over, Preload Dual AdjustableSwingarm With Double Shock Absorber With Adjustable Spring Preload


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 292 mm300 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 292 mm260 mm260 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 16 inches19 inches16 inches
Wheel Type SpokeAlloy WheelsAluminium Alloys
Front Tyre 130/90B16 73H100/90B19 57H130/90 - 16”
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H150/80B16 77H150/80 B 16”


Battery 12V DC12V, MF12V - 18 Ah
Headlight LEDHalogenHalogen

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktickcross
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seattickcrosstick
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Closed Loop Exhaust Systemtickcross-
Rear LED Lightingtickcross-
Tach and Gear Indicator Readouttickcross-

Additonal Features

Key Features

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