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Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Vs BMW F 850 GS Vs Suzuki V-Strom 1000 comparison

Ex-Showroom Price
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₹ 18.25 Lakh
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₹ 12.95 Lakh
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₹ 13.45 Lakh
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Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Vs BMW F 850 GS Vs Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Fat Boy Vs F 850 GS Vs V-Strom 1000 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.

Fat Boy Vs F 850 GS Vs V-Strom 1000 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Harley-Davidson Fat Boy in New Delhi starts at ₹ 18.25 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 20.1 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Suzuki V-Strom 1000 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 13.45 Lakh Lastly, the BMW F 850 GS starts at ₹ 12.95 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 15.4 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryHarley-Davidson Fat BoyBMW F 850 GSSuzuki V-Strom 1000
Price₹ 18.25 Lakh₹ 12.95 Lakh₹ 13.45 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserOff RoadSports
Mileage15.00 Km/l22.00 Km/l66.00 Km/l
Power65.00 bhp94.00 bhp99.00 bhp
Engine1745.0 CC853.0 CC1037.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Fat Boy Vs F 850 GS Vs V-Strom 1000 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Fat Boy base engine returns 15 Km/l. The Suzuki V-Strom 1000 base returns 66 Km/l. The BMW F 850 GS basic model, on the other hand, gives 22 Km/l.

Fat Boy Vs F 850 GS Vs V-Strom 1000 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Fat Boy gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW F 850 GS is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1745.0 cc853.0 cc1037.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 65 bhp @ 5500 rpm94 bhp @ 8250 rpm99 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque 144 Nm @ 3000 rpm92 Nm @ 6250 rpm103 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 244
Fuel Delivery Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Fuel InjectionCarburetor
Cooling System Air CooledWater CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 100 N/AN/A
Engine Type Milwaukee-Eight 107N/AN/A
Stroke 111.1N/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 19.1 L15.0 L20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.3 L3.5 L3.5 L
Mileage 15.00 Km/l22.00 Km/l66.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 304 kg229 kg228 kg
Length 2370 mm2305 mm2285 mm
Width 990 mm922 mm865 mm
Height 1095 mm1356 mm1410 mm
Wheelbase 1665 mm1593 mm1555 mm
Ground Clearance 115 mmN/A165 mm
Seat Height 670 mm860 mm850 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateWet Multiple-discDry
Compression Ratio 10.0:1N/AN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ABridge-type Frame, Steel Shell ConstructionDouble Cradle
Front Suspension N/AUpside-down Telescopic Fork, Ø 43 MmInverted Telescopic, Coil Spring, Oil Damped
Rear Suspension N/ACast Aluminium Dual Swing Arm, Central WAD Spring Strut, Spring Pre-load Hydraulically Adjustable, Rebound Damping AdjustableLink Type, Coil Spring, Oil Damped


Front Brake Type DiscDual DiscDisc, Twin
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm305 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 292 mm265 mm295 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches21 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsCross Spoke WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 160/60R18,70V,BW90/90 - 21110/80R19M/C 59V
Rear Tyre 240/40R18,79V,BW150/70 R17150/70R17M/C 69V


Battery Maintenance Free12 V / 10 Ah, Maintenance-freeDry
Headlight LEDLEDHalogen

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrossticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick

Additonal Features

Key Features

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