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Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Indian FTR 1200 comparison

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Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Indian FTR 1200 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 FTR 1200 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 FTR 1200 – 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 Indian FTR 1200 starts at ₹ 15.99 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 17.99 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryHarley-Davidson Iron 883Harley-Davidson Forty-EightIndian FTR 1200
Price₹ 9.38 Lakh₹ 10.61 Lakh₹ 15.99 Lakh
ManufacturerHarley-DavidsonHarley-DavidsonIndian
Body TypeCruiserCruiserSports
Mileage20.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
PowerN/A60.00 bhpN/A
Engine883.0 CC1202.0 CC1203.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Iron 883 Vs Forty-Eight Vs FTR 1200 – 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 Indian FTR 1200 basic model, on the other hand, gives 18 Km/l.

Iron 883 Vs Forty-Eight Vs FTR 1200 – 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 Indian FTR 1200 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine

Engine CC 883.0 cc1202.0 cc1203.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 22N/A
Max Power N/A60 bhp @ 5500 rpmN/A
Max Torque 68 Nm @ 4750 rpm97 Nm @ 4250 rpm120 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 42N/A
Fuel Delivery Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Fuel InjectionClosed Loop Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore 76.2 mmN/AN/A
Compression 9:01N/AN/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
Exhaust Black exhaust headers and black mufflersN/AN/A
Stroke 96.8 mmN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.5 L7.9 L13.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.7 L2.6 LN/A
Mileage 20.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 256 kg252 kg218 kg
Length 2185 mm2165 mm2223 mm
Width 820 mm820 mm830 mm
Height 1120 mm1065 mm1295 mm
Wheelbase 1515 mm1495 mm1525 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm110 mm165 mm
Seat Height 760 mm710 mm780 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateWet MultiplateGear Drive Wet Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Mild Steel,Tubular FrameMild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular SectionsN/A
Front Suspension 39 Mm Telescopic ForksBlack, Laced SteelZF Sachs Fully Adjustable Inverted Telescopic Cartidge Fork / 120mm
Rear Suspension Coil Over, Preload Dual AdjustableBlack, Laced SteelZF Sachs Fully Adjustable Piggyback IFP / 120mm

Braking

Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm292 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 260 mm260 mm265 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inches16 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90B19 57H130/90B16 73H120/70ZR17 58W,Metzeler Sportec
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H150/80B16 77H180/55ZR17 73W,Metzeler Sportec

Electricals

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

Standard Features

SpeedometerAnalogueDigitalDigital
TachometertickAnalogueDigital
Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seatcrosscrosstick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosstick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Clocktickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcrosscross
Pass Lighttickticktick
ABScross-tick
Immobilisercross--
LED Rear Lightcross--
Ride By Wirecross--
Road and Rain Riding Modescross--
Switchable Traction Controlcross--
Torque-Assist Clutchcross--
Trip Computercross--
Low Center Of Gravity--tick

Additonal Features

Key Features

FULLY ADJUSTABLE SUSPENSION--tick
POWERFUL V-TWIN--tick
PRECISE,AGILE HANDLING--tick
RACE-INSPIRED DESIGN--tick

Competitor of Harley-Davidson Iron 883

Competitor of Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

Competitor of Indian FTR 1200

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