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Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight comparison

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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 5.79 Lakh
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₹ 10.61 Lakh
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Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Comparison: Which bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Vulcan S Vs 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.

Vulcan S Vs Forty-Eight – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight starts at ₹ 10.61 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 10.98 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Kawasaki Vulcan S starts at ₹ 5.79 Lakh.

Key FeaturesKawasaki Vulcan SHarley-Davidson Forty-Eight
Price₹ 5.79 Lakh₹ 10.61 Lakh
Mileage23.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl
PowerN/AN/A
Engine649.0 CC1202.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

Vulcan S Vs Forty-Eight – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base engine returns 20 Kmpl. The Kawasaki Vulcan S base returns 23 Kmpl.

Vulcan S Vs Forty-Eight – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

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

Engine

Engine CC 649.0 cc1202.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 60 bhp @ 7500 rpm60 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque 63.4 Nm @ 6600 rpm97 Nm @ 4250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 42
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Bore x stroke 83.0 x 60.0 mmN/A
Compression 10.8 : 1N/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VI

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 14.0 L7.9 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A2.6 L
Mileage 23.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 235 kg252 kg
Length 2310 mm2165 mm
Width 855 mm820 mm
Height 1090 mm1065 mm
Wheelbase 1575 mm1495 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm110 mm
Seat Height 705 mm710 mm

Transmission

No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-discWet Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Perimeter, High-tensile SteelMild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular Sections
Front Suspension ø41 Mm Telescopic Fork/130 MmBlack, Laced Steel
Rear Suspension Offset Laydown Single-shock, Linkage Equipped, With Adjustable Preload/80 MmBlack, Laced Steel

Braking

Front Brake Type Single DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type Single DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm292 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm260 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches16 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R18 M/C 59H130/90B16 73H
Rear Tyre 160/60 R17 M/C 69H150/80B16 77H

Electricals

Battery Maintenance Free12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCA
Headlight Bulb And Reflector TypeBulb And Reflector Type
Tail Light LEDLED Type

Standard Features

SpeedometerDigitalDigital
TachometerAnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicatorticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktick
Pillion Seattickcross
Pillion Grabrailcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Clockticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcross
Pass Lightticktick
Large disc brakestickcross
Linkage-equipped offset laydown single-shocktickcross
Long wheelbasetickcross
Relaxed, foot-forward riding positiontickcross
Under-engine mufflertickcross
Stage 1 Straights Slip-On Exhaust-cross

Additonal Features

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