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Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Triumph Bonneville Bobber comparison


Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Triumph Bonneville Bobber 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 Bonneville Bobber 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 Bonneville Bobber – 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 Triumph Bonneville Bobber starts at ₹ 10.08 Lakh.

SummaryHarley-Davidson Iron 883Harley-Davidson Forty-EightTriumph Bonneville Bobber
Price₹ 9.38 Lakh₹ 10.61 Lakh₹ 10.08 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage20.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl24.00 Kmpl
PowerN/A60.00 bhp76.00 bhp
Engine883.0 CC1202.0 CC1200.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Iron 883 Vs Forty-Eight Vs Bonneville Bobber – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 base engine returns 20 Kmpl. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base returns 20 Kmpl. The Triumph Bonneville Bobber basic model, on the other hand, gives 24 Kmpl.

Iron 883 Vs Forty-Eight Vs Bonneville Bobber – 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 Triumph Bonneville Bobber is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 883.0 cc1202.0 cc1200.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power N/A60 bhp @ 5500 rpm76 bhp @ 6100 rpm
Max Torque 68 Nm @ 4750 rpm97 Nm @ 4250 rpm106 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 424
Fuel Delivery Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic 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 L9.1 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.7 L2.6 LN/A
Mileage 20.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl24.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 256 kg252 kg228 kg
Length 2185 mm2165 mmN/A
Width 820 mm820 mm800 mm
Height 1120 mm1065 mm1025 mm
Wheelbase 1515 mm1495 mm1510 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm110 mmN/A
Seat Height 760 mm710 mm690 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateWet MultiplateWet, Multi-plate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Mild Steel,Tubular FrameMild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular SectionsTubular Steel Cradle
Front Suspension 39 Mm Telescopic ForksBlack, Laced SteelKYB 41 Mm Forks, 90 Mm Travel
Rear Suspension Coil Over, Preload Dual AdjustableBlack, Laced SteelKYB Monoshock With Linkage, 76.9 Mm Rear Wheel Travel


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm292 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 260 mm260 mm255 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inches16 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90B19 57H130/90B16 73H100/90-19
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H150/80B16 77H150/80 R16


Battery 12V, MF12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCAMaintenance Free
Headlight HalogenBulb And Reflector Type12V 35/35W
Tail Light LEDLED TypeLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seatcrosscrosscross
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Bosch 9.1 MP ABS systemcross--
Brembo Braking Systemcross--
Cruise Controlcross--
Ducati Multimedia Systemcross--
LCD instrument panelcross--
Service Due Indicator cross--
Traction Controlcross--
LED Rear Light-crosstick
Ride By Wire-crosstick
Road and Rain Riding Modes-crosstick
Switchable Traction Control-crosstick
Torque-Assist Clutch-crosstick
Trip Computer-crosstick
Closed Loop Exhaust System--cross
Rear LED Lighting--cross
Tach and Gear Indicator Readout--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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