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Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Roadster Vs Ducati Monster 821 comparison


Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Harley-Davidson Roadster Vs Ducati Monster 821 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Iron 883 Vs Roadster Vs Monster 821 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 Roadster Vs Monster 821 – 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, Ducati Monster 821 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 10.99 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 11.15 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Harley-Davidson Roadster starts at ₹ 10.99 Lakh.

SummaryHarley-Davidson Iron 883Harley-Davidson RoadsterDucati Monster 821
Price₹ 9.38 Lakh₹ 10.99 Lakh₹ 10.99 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserCruiserSports
Mileage20.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l13.00 Km/l
PowerN/A0.00 bhp112.00 bhp
Engine883.0 CC1202.0 CC821.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Iron 883 Vs Roadster Vs Monster 821 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 base engine returns 20 Km/l. The Ducati Monster 821 base returns 13 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Roadster basic model, on the other hand, gives 20 Km/l.

Iron 883 Vs Roadster Vs Monster 821 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Ducati Monster 821 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Harley-Davidson Roadster is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 883.0 cc1202.0 cc821.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power N/AN/A112 bhp @ 9250 rpm
Max Torque 68 Nm @ 4750 rpm96 Nm @ 4000 rpm89.4 Nm @ 7750 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 424
Fuel Delivery Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic 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 VIN/AN/A
Exhaust Black exhaust headers and black mufflersN/AN/A
Stroke 96.8 mmN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.5 LN/A17.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.7 L12.5 LN/A
Mileage 20.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l13.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 256 kg250 kg205 kg
Length 2185 mm2185 mm2170 mm
Width 820 mmN/A800 mm
Height 1120 mmN/A1055 mm
Wheelbase 1515 mm1505 mm1480 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm150 mmN/A
Seat Height 760 mm785 mm785 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateWet MultiplateAPTC Slipper And Self-servo Wet Multiplate Clutch With Control Cable

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Mild Steel,Tubular FrameN/ATubular Steel Trellis Frame Attached To The Cylinders Head
Front Suspension 39 Mm Telescopic Forks43 Mm Front Suspension With Inverted ForksUpside Down 43mm Forks
Rear Suspension Coil Over, Preload Dual AdjustablePremium Emulsion-Type Shocks With Pre-LoadProgressive Linkage With Adjustable Monoshock. Aluminium Double-sided Swingarm


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDual Discs
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm292 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 260 mm260 mm245 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 19 inches19 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90B19 57H120/70R19 M/C120/70 ZR 17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H150/70R18 M/C180/60 ZR17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso II


Battery 12V, MFDryMaintenance Free
Headlight HalogenHalogenHalogen

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrossticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seatcrossticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosstick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)cross--
Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)cross--
Race-Derived O3C Techcross--
Race-Tuned Kyb Monoshockcross--
Racing Double-Barrel Exhaustcross--
Remora Racing Tyrescross--
Roto Petal Disc Brakescross--
Sculpted Digital Displaycross--
Single Channel ABScross--
Slipper Clutchcross--
Synchronized Stiff Chassiscross--
Blacked - Out Styling-tick-
New 43mm Front Suspension With Inverted Forks-tick-
New Steering Geometry-tick-
Premium Emulsion - Type Shocks With Type Shocks With Pre - Load-tick-
Slammed Handlebar & New Gauge -tick-

Additonal Features

Beast-Inspired Headlampscross--
Lean Angle Modecross--
Muscled Engine Cowlcross--
Muscled Tail Cowlcross--
Racing Origin Split Cradle Chassiscross--
Three Riding Modescross--

Key Features

Bluetooth-Enabled SmartXonnect Technologycross--
Call And SMS Alertscross--
Turn-By-Turn Navigation Along With a Dedicated Mobile Appcross--

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Competitor of Ducati Monster 821

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