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Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic Vs BMW R 18 comparison

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BMW R 18 Price
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₹ 19.71 Lakh
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Overview

Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic Vs BMW R 18 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Heritage Softail Classic Vs R 18 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.

Heritage Softail Classic Vs R 18 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic in New Delhi starts at ₹ 19.71 Lakh. On the other hand, BMW R 18 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 19.9 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 24 Lakh for range topping model.

SummaryHarley-Davidson Heritage Softail ClassicBMW R 18
Price₹ 19.71 Lakh₹ 19.9 Lakh
ManufacturerHarley-DavidsonBMW
Body TypeCruiserCruiser
Mileage15.00 Km/l17.80 Km/l
Power65.00 bhp90.00 bhp
Engine1745.0 CC1802.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

Heritage Softail Classic Vs R 18 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic base engine returns 15 Km/l. The BMW R 18 base returns 18 Km/l.

Heritage Softail Classic Vs R 18 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW R 18 comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 1745.0 cc1802.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 65 bhp @ 5500 rpm90 bhp @ 4750 rpm
Max Torque 144 Nm @ 3000 rpm158 Nm @ 3000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 4N/A
Fuel Delivery Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Intake Pipe Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir/Oil Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Bore N/A107.1 mm
Emission control N/ARegulated three-way catalytic converter
Max Speed N/A180 km/h

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 19.1 L16.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 3.3 LN/A
Mileage 15.00 Km/l17.80 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 316 kg345 kg
Length 2410 mm2440 mm
Width 955 mm964 mm
Height 1048 mm1232 mm
Wheelbase 1630 mm1731 mm
Ground Clearance 120 mmN/A
Seat Height 685 mm690 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateSingle-disk Dry Clutch
Compression Ratio N/A9.6 :1

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Rectangular Section BacDouble-cradle Steel Frame With Screwed-on Underbeams
Front Suspension N/ATelescopic Fork
Rear Suspension N/ASteel Swinging Fork With Central Shock Strut

Braking

Front Brake Type DiscTwin Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscSingle Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 292 mm300 mm
Stroke N/A100 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 16 inches16 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsSpoke Wheel
Front Tyre 130/90B16,53H,BW120/70 R 19
Rear Tyre 150/80B16,77H,BW180/65 B16

Electricals

Battery Maintenance Free12 V / 26 Ah, Maintenance-free
Headlight LEDLED
Tail Light LED LED

Standard Features

SpeedometerAnalogueDigital
TachometerDigital-
Gear Indicatorticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickcross
Low Battery Indicatorticktick
Pillion Seattickcross
Pillion Grabrailticktick
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigital-
Tripmeter Countticktick
Pass Lightticktick
9MB ABS Brakescross-
Instrument Has Everything That Distinguishes A Genuine KTMcross-
Telescopic Fork Suspension cross-
"Diamond" Tank-cross
"Twin Pulse" Firing Order-cross
Auto Tyre Calibration-cross
Bosch EVO ABS Cornering-cross
Ducati Power Launch (DPL)-cross
Full LED Lighting with Daytime Running Light (DRL)-cross
Innovative "Front Frame"-cross
Sleek Tail Guard-cross
TFT Colour Instrument Console-cross

Additonal Features

Bosch Dual channel (with supermoto)cross-
Ergonomics Provides Plenty Of Space & Freedom Of Movementcross-
Silencer Is Positioned Close To The Bike'S Overall Centre Of Gravitycross-

Key Features

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