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Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight comparison

Ex-Showroom Price
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₹ 9.38 Lakh
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₹ 18.25 Lakh
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₹ 10.61 Lakh
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Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Iron 883 Vs Fat Boy Vs Forty-Eight 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.

Iron 883 Vs Fat Boy Vs Forty-Eight – 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, Harley-Davidson Iron 883 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 9.38 Lakh Lastly, the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight starts at ₹ 10.61 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 10.98 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryHarley-Davidson Iron 883Harley-Davidson Fat BoyHarley-Davidson Forty-Eight
Price₹ 9.38 Lakh₹ 18.25 Lakh₹ 10.61 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
PowerN/A65.00 bhp60.00 bhp
Engine883.0 CC1745.0 CC1202.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Iron 883 Vs Fat Boy Vs Forty-Eight – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Fat Boy base engine returns 15 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Iron 883 base returns 20 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight basic model, on the other hand, gives 20 Km/l.

Iron 883 Vs Fat Boy Vs Forty-Eight – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Fat Boy gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 883.0 cc1745.0 cc1202.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power N/A65 bhp @ 5500 rpm60 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque 68 Nm @ 4750 rpm144 Nm @ 3000 rpm97 Nm @ 4250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 422
Fuel Delivery Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 76.2 mm100 N/A
Compression 9:01N/AN/A
Emission Standard BS VIN/ABS VI
Exhaust Black exhaust headers and black mufflersN/AN/A
Stroke 96.8 mm111.1N/A
Engine Type N/AMilwaukee-Eight 107N/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.5 L19.1 L7.9 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.7 L3.3 L2.6 L
Mileage 20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 256 kg304 kg252 kg
Length 2185 mm2370 mm2165 mm
Width 820 mm990 mm820 mm
Height 1120 mm1095 mm1065 mm
Wheelbase 1515 mm1665 mm1495 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm115 mm110 mm
Seat Height 760 mm670 mm710 mm


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

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Mild Steel,Tubular FrameN/AMild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular Sections
Front Suspension 39 Mm Telescopic ForksN/ABlack, Laced Steel
Rear Suspension Coil Over, Preload Dual AdjustableN/ABlack, Laced Steel


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm300 mm292 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 260 mm292 mm260 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inches18 inches16 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90B19 57H160/60R18,70V,BW130/90B16 73H
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H240/40R18,79V,BW150/80B16 77H


Battery 12V, MFMaintenance Free12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCA
Headlight HalogenLEDBulb And Reflector Type
Tail Light LEDLEDLED Type

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seatcrosstickcross
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countticktickcross
Pass Lighttickticktick
LED Rear Lightcross--
Ride By Wirecross--
Road and Rain Riding Modescross--
Switchable Traction Controlcross--
Torque-Assist Clutchcross--
Trip Computercross--
Passion and horsepower-cross-
Power and handling-cross-
Quality at the heart of design-cross-
Single Channel ABS-cross-

Additonal Features

Key Features

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