Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Kawasaki Vulcan S comparison

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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Price
Kawasaki Vulcan S Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 11.73 Lakh
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₹ 6.23 Lakh
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Overview

Compare Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight and Kawasaki Vulcan S

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Kawasaki Vulcan S on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight starts at ₹ 10.61 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 10.98 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Kawasaki Vulcan S starts at ₹ 5.5 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 5.6 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base engine returns 20 kmpl. The Kawasaki Vulcan S base returns 23 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Kawasaki Vulcan S comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC
1202.0 cc
649.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
2
Max Power
60 bhp @ 5500 rpm
60 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque
97 Nm @ 4250 rpm
63 Nm @ 6600 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
2
4
Fuel Delivery
Electronic Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self Start
Emission Standard
BS VI
N/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity
7.9 L
14.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
2.6 L
N/A
Mileage
20.00 Kmpl
23.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight
252 kg
235 kg
Length
2165 mm
2310 mm
Width
820 mm
855 mm
Height
1065 mm
1090 mm
Wheelbase
1495 mm
1575 mm
Ground Clearance
110 mm
130 mm
Seat Height
710 mm
705 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears
5 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Wet Multiplate
Wet, Multi-disc

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type
Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular Sections
Perimeter, High-tensile Steel
Front Suspension
Black, Laced Steel
ø41 Mm Telescopic Fork/130 Mm
Rear Suspension
Black, Laced Steel
Offset Laydown Single-shock, Linkage Equipped, With Adjustable Preload/80 Mm

Braking

Front Brake Type
Disc
Brembo Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
292 mm
300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
260 mm
250 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size
16 inches
18 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
130/90B16 73H
120/70 R18 M/C 59H
Rear Tyre
150/80B16 77H
160/60 R17 M/C 69H

Electricals

Battery
12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCA
Maintenance Free
Headlight
Bulb And Reflector Type
Bulb And Reflector Type
Tail Light
LED Type
LED

Standard Features

Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Analogue
Gear Indicator
tick
tick
Fuel Warning Indicator
tick
tick
Fuel Gauge
tick
tick
Low Oil Indicator
tick
tick
Low Battery Indicator
tick
tick
Pillion Seat
cross
tick
Pillion Grabrail
cross
cross
Engine Kill Switch
tick
tick
Clock
tick
tick
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
cross
tick
Pass Light
tick
tick
Closed Loop Exhaust System
cross
-
Handling
cross
-
Rear LED Lighting
cross
-
Tach and Gear Indicator Readout
cross
-

Additonal Features

Key Features

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