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Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Vs Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider Vs Harley-Davidson Roadster comparison


Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Vs Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider Vs Harley-Davidson Roadster Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the 1200 Custom Vs Softail Low Rider Vs Roadster 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 Softail Low Rider Vs Roadster – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom in New Delhi starts at ₹ 10.89 Lakh. On the other hand, Harley-Davidson Roadster price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 10.99 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 Softail Low RiderHarley-Davidson Roadster
Price₹ 10.89 Lakh₹ 13.75 Lakh₹ 10.99 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage24.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
PowerN/A0.00 bhp0.00 bhp
Engine1202.0 CC1745.0 CC1202.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

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

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

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

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


Engine CC 1202.0 cc1745.0 cc1202.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power N/AN/AN/A
Max Torque 96 Nm @ 3500 rpm144 Nm @ 3000 rpm96 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder N/A42
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 mm100 mmN/A
Compression 10:01N/AN/A
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A
Exhaust Chrome, staggered, shorty exhaust with dual mufflers2-into-2 shotgun; catalyst in mufflerN/A
Stroke 96.8 mm111.1 mmN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L19.1 LN/A
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A12.5 L
Mileage 24.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 268 kg300 kg250 kg
Length 2225 mm2360 mm2185 mm
Width 926 mm965 mmN/A
Height 1154 mm1155 mmN/A
Wheelbase 1530 mm1630 mm1505 mm
Ground Clearance 105 mm130 mm150 mm
Seat Height 725 mm680 mm785 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch N/AWet MultiplateWet Multiplate
Compression Ratio N/A10.0:1N/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ARetains The Classic Softail LinesN/A
Front Suspension 39mm ForkN/A43 Mm Front Suspension With Inverted Forks
Rear Suspension MonoshockN/APremium Emulsion-Type Shocks With Pre-Load


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 292 mmN/A292 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 292 mmN/A260 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 16 inches19 inches19 inches
Wheel Type SpokeAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 130/90B16 73H110/90B19,62H,BW120/70R19 M/C
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H180/70B16,77H,BW150/70R18 M/C


Battery 12V DCMaintenance FreeDry
Headlight LEDLEDHalogen

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Closed Loop Exhaust Systemtick--
Cornering ABScross--
Rear LED Lightingtick--
Tach and Gear Indicator Readouttick--
Traction Controlcross--
ABS and Switchable Traction Control-cross-
Cruise Control-cross-
Full LED headlamp with LED DRL-cross-
Ride By Wire-cross-
Riding Modes-cross-
Torque Assist Clutch -cross-
Trip Computer-cross-
Blacked - Out Styling--tick
New 43mm Front Suspension With Inverted Forks--tick
New Steering Geometry--tick
Premium Emulsion - Type Shocks With Type Shocks With Pre - Load--tick
Slammed Handlebar & New Gauge --tick

Additonal Features

Key Features

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