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Indian Chief Vintage Vs Indian Chief Dark Horse Vs Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic comparison


Indian Chief Vintage Vs Indian Chief Dark Horse 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 Chief Vintage Vs Chief Dark Horse 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.

Chief Vintage Vs Chief Dark Horse Vs Heritage Softail Classic – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Indian Chief Vintage in New Delhi starts at ₹ 25.33 Lakh. On the other hand, Indian Chief Dark Horse price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 18.81 Lakh Lastly, the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic starts at ₹ 19.71 Lakh.

SummaryIndian Chief VintageIndian Chief Dark HorseHarley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic
Price₹ 25.33 Lakh₹ 18.81 Lakh₹ 19.71 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage20.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Power100.00 bhp100.00 bhp65.00 bhp
Engine1811.0 CC1811.0 CC1745.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Chief Vintage Vs Chief Dark Horse Vs Heritage Softail Classic – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Indian Chief Vintage base engine returns 20 Km/l. The Indian Chief Dark Horse base returns 20 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Km/l.

Chief Vintage Vs Chief Dark Horse Vs Heritage Softail Classic – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Indian Chief Vintage gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Indian Chief Dark Horse comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1811.0 cc1811.0 cc1745.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 100 bhp @ 3000 rpm100 bhp @ 3000 rpm65 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque 138.9 Nm @ 2600 rpm138.9 Nm @ 2600 rpm144 Nm @ 3000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Closed Loop Fuel InjectionClosed Loop Fuel InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 20.8 L20.8 L19.1 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A3.3 L
Mileage 20.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 379 kg357 kg316 kg
Length 2634 mm2630 mm2410 mm
Width 1000 mm1000 mm955 mm
Height 1490 mm1176 mm1048 mm
Wheelbase 1730 mm1730 mm1630 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm140 mm120 mm
Seat Height 660 mm660 mm685 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-PlateWet, Multi-PlateWet Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Split Dual Exhaust W/ Cross-overSplit Dual Exhaust W/ Cross-overMild Steel; Tubular Frame; Rectangular Section Bac
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork/4.7" (119 Mm)Telescopic Fork/4.7 In (119 Mm)N/A
Rear Suspension Single Shock / 3.7 InSingle Shock / 3.7 In (94 Mm)N/A


Front Brake Type Dual DiscDual DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm300 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 300 mm300 mm292 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 16 inches16 inches16 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsAlloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 130/90B16 67H130/90B16 73H130/90B16,53H,BW
Rear Tyre 180/65B16 81H180/65B16 81H150/80B16,77H,BW


Battery Maintenance FreeMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Headlight Halogen BulbHalogen BulbLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickcrosstick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosstick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Alloy Wheelscross--
LED DRLcross--
Nitrox Suspensioncross--
Rubber Footpadscross--

Additonal Features

Key Features

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