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Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider comparison

Overview

Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Harley-Davidson Softail Low Rider Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Iron 883 Vs Forty-Eight Vs Softail Low Rider 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 Forty-Eight Vs Softail Low Rider – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 9.38 Lakh. On the other hand, Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 10.61 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 10.98 Lakh for range topping model 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 Iron 883Harley-Davidson Forty-EightHarley-Davidson Softail Low Rider
Price₹ 9.38 Lakh₹ 10.61 Lakh₹ 13.75 Lakh
ManufacturerHarley-DavidsonHarley-DavidsonHarley-Davidson
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage20.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
PowerN/A60.00 bhp0.00 bhp
Engine883.0 CC1202.0 CC1745.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Iron 883 Vs Forty-Eight Vs Softail Low Rider – Which gives Better Mileage?

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

Iron 883 Vs Forty-Eight Vs Softail Low Rider – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

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

Engine

Engine CC 883.0 cc1202.0 cc1745.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power N/A60 bhp @ 5500 rpmN/A
Max Torque 68 Nm @ 4750 rpm97 Nm @ 4250 rpm144 Nm @ 3000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 424
Fuel Delivery Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 76.2 mmN/A100 mm
Compression 9:01N/AN/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
Exhaust Black exhaust headers and black mufflersN/A2-into-2 shotgun; catalyst in muffler
Stroke 96.8 mmN/A111.1 mm

Fuel Consumption

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

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 256 kg252 kg300 kg
Length 2185 mm2165 mm2360 mm
Width 820 mm820 mm965 mm
Height 1120 mm1065 mm1155 mm
Wheelbase 1515 mm1495 mm1630 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm110 mm130 mm
Seat Height 760 mm710 mm680 mm

Transmission

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

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Mild Steel,Tubular FrameMild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular SectionsRetains The Classic Softail Lines
Front Suspension 39 Mm Telescopic ForksBlack, Laced SteelN/A
Rear Suspension Coil Over, Preload Dual AdjustableBlack, Laced SteelN/A

Braking

Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm292 mmN/A
Rear Disc/Drum Size 260 mm260 mmN/A

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inches16 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90B19 57H130/90B16 73H110/90B19,62H,BW
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H150/80B16 77H180/70B16,77H,BW

Electricals

Battery 12V, MF12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCAMaintenance Free
Headlight HalogenBulb And Reflector TypeLED
Tail Light LEDLED TypeLED

Standard Features

SpeedometerAnalogueDigitalAnalogue
TachometertickAnalogueDigital
Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seatcrosscrosstick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clocktickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
ABScross-cross
Immobilisercross-cross
LED Rear Lightcross--
Ride By Wirecross-cross
Road and Rain Riding Modescross--
Switchable Traction Controlcross--
Torque-Assist Clutchcross--
Trip Computercross-cross
ABS and Switchable Traction Control--cross
Cruise Control--cross
Full LED headlamp with LED DRL--cross
Riding Modes--cross
Torque Assist Clutch --cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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