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Honda Gold Wing Vs BMW K 1600 B Vs Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic comparison


Honda Gold Wing Vs BMW K 1600 B Vs Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Gold Wing Vs K 1600 B Vs Heritage Softail Classic 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.

Gold Wing Vs K 1600 B Vs Heritage Softail Classic – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda Gold Wing in New Delhi starts at ₹ 27.79 Lakh. On the other hand, Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 19.71 Lakh Lastly, the BMW K 1600 B starts at ₹ 28.1 Lakh.

SummaryHonda Gold WingBMW K 1600 BHarley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic
Price₹ 27.79 Lakh₹ 28.1 Lakh₹ 19.71 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserSportsCruiser
Mileage14.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl
Power125.00 bhp158.00 bhp65.00 bhp
Engine1833.0 CC1649.0 CC1745.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Gold Wing Vs K 1600 B Vs Heritage Softail Classic – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda Gold Wing base engine returns 14 Kmpl. The Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic base returns 15 Kmpl. The BMW K 1600 B basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Kmpl.

Gold Wing Vs K 1600 B Vs Heritage Softail Classic – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda Gold Wing gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the BMW K 1600 B is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1833.0 cc1649.0 cc1745.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 662
Max Power 125 bhp @ 5500 rpm158 bhp @ 7750 rpm65 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque 170 Nm @ 4500 rpm175 Nm @ 5250 rpm144 Nm @ 3000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery FI Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Intake Pipe InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Cooling System Liquid CooledOil/water-CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Integrated Starter GeneratorSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 21.1 L26.5 L19.1 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A4.0 L3.3 L
Mileage 14.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl15.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 379 kg350 kg316 kg
Length 2575 mm2489 mm2410 mm
Width 905 mm1000 mm955 mm
Height 1430 mm1465 mm1048 mm
Wheelbase 1695 mm1618 mm1630 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm146 mm120 mm
Seat Height 745 mm750 mm685 mm


No. Of Gears 7 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch (DCT) Hydraulic, Wet, Multiplate With Oil PressureMultiple-disc Clutch In Oil BathWet Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Aluminum Die-Cast, Twin TubeBridge-type Frame, Cast Aluminium, Load-bearing EngineMild Steel; Tubular Frame; Rectangular Section Bac
Front Suspension Double WishboneBMW Motorrad Duolever; Central Spring StrutN/A
Rear Suspension Pro-linkBMW Motorrad ParaleverN/A


Front Brake Type Dual Hydraulic Discs With 6-piston Caliper, ABSDual DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type Ventilated Disc With 3-piston Caliper, ABSDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm320 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 316 mm320 mm292 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches17 inches16 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 130/70 R18120/70 ZR 17130/90B16,53H,BW
Rear Tyre 200/55 R16190/55 ZR 17150/80B16,77H,BW


Battery 12V/20AH12 V / 19 Ah, Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight LEDXenonLED

Standard Features

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Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
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Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
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Pass Lighttickticktick
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Apple Carplay Integrationtick--
Cockpit Meterstick--
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Additonal Features

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Key Features

Competitor of Honda Gold Wing

Competitor of BMW K 1600 B

Competitor of Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic

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