Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight comparison

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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 12.15 Lakh
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₹ 11.73 Lakh
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Compare Kawasaki Versys 1000 and Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Kawasaki Versys 1000 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Kawasaki Versys 1000 starts at ₹ 10.99 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight starts at ₹ 10.61 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 10.98 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 base engine returns 14 kmpl. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base returns 20 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
1043.0 cc
1202.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
4
2
Max Power
118 bhp @ 9000 rpm
60 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque
102 Nm @ 7500 rpm
97 Nm @ 4250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
4
2
Fuel Delivery
Fuel Injection
Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Air Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self Start
Emission Standard
BS VI
BS VI
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.0 L
7.9 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
N/A
2.6 L
Mileage
14.00 Kmpl
20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
250 kg
252 kg
Length
2240 mm
2165 mm
Width
895 mm
820 mm
Height
1400 mm
1065 mm
Wheelbase
1520 mm
1495 mm
Ground Clearance
150 mm
110 mm
Seat Height
840 mm
710 mm
No. Of Gears
6 Gears
5 Gears
Clutch
Wet Multi-Disc
Wet Multiplate
Chassis Type
Twin-Tube, Aluminium
Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular Sections
Front Suspension
43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (Right-Side) & Spring Preload Aadjustability
Black, Laced Steel
Rear Suspension
Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload Adjustability
Black, Laced Steel
Front Brake Type
Dual Discs
Disc
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
310 mm
292 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
250 mm
260 mm
Wheel Size
17 inches
16 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
130/90B16 73H
Rear Tyre
180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
150/80B16 77H
Battery
Maintenance Free
12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCA
Headlight
Bulb And Multi-Reflector Type
Bulb And Reflector Type
Tail Light
LED
LED Type
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Analogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
Adjustable Windscreen
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Dual Clutch Transmission
-
Dual LED Headlamps
-
LED Winkers and Taillights
-
Manual Shift Selector
-
Rally Style Rider Console
-
Suit Yourself Riding Modes
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The DCT Engine
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Closed Loop Exhaust System
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Handling
-
Rear LED Lighting
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Tach and Gear Indicator Readout
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Electronic Throttle Valves
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Handy power source
-
Assist & Slipper Clutch
-
Electronic Cruise Control
-
High-Class Instrumentation
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Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension
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KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)
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KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)
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KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control)
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Radial-Mount Front Brake Calipers
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Sharp, Sporty Styling
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Twin LED Headlamps
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