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Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Indian Scout Bobber comparison


Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Vs Indian Scout Bobber Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Vulcan S Vs Iron 883 Vs Scout Bobber 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 Iron 883 Vs Scout Bobber – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 starts at ₹ 9.38 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Indian Scout Bobber starts at ₹ 11.99 Lakh Lastly, the Kawasaki Vulcan S starts at ₹ 5.79 Lakh.

Key FeaturesKawasaki Vulcan SHarley-Davidson Iron 883Indian Scout Bobber
Price₹ 5.79 Lakh₹ 9.38 Lakh₹ 11.99 Lakh
Mileage23.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl14.00 Kmpl
Power60.00 bhpN/A94.00 bhp
Engine649.0 CC883.0 CC1133.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Vulcan S Vs Iron 883 Vs Scout Bobber – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 base engine returns 20 Kmpl. The Indian Scout Bobber base returns 14 Kmpl. The Kawasaki Vulcan S basic model, on the other hand, gives 23 Kmpl.

Vulcan S Vs Iron 883 Vs Scout Bobber – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Indian Scout Bobber comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Kawasaki Vulcan S is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 649.0 cc883.0 cc1133.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 60 bhp @ 7500 rpmN/A94 bhp @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque 63.4 Nm @ 6600 rpm68 Nm @ 4750 rpm97 Nm @ 5600 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore x stroke 83.0 x 60.0 mmN/AN/A
Compression 10.8 : 1 9:01N/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
Bore N/A76.2 mmN/A
Exhaust N/ABlack exhaust headers and black mufflersN/A
Stroke N/A 96.8 mmN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 14.0 L12.5 L12.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A2.7 LN/A
Mileage 23.00 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl14.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 235 kg256 kg245 kg
Length 2310 mm2185 mm2276 mm
Width 855 mm820 mm926 mm
Height 1090 mm1120 mm1154 mm
Wheelbase 1575 mm1515 mm1562 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm140 mm123 mm
Seat Height 705 mm760 mm649 mm


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

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Perimeter, High-tensile SteelMild Steel,Tubular FrameSplit Dual Exhaust W/ Crossover
Front Suspension ø41 Mm Telescopic Fork/130 Mm39 Mm Telescopic ForksTelescopic Fork / 120 Mm - Cartridge Type
Rear Suspension Offset Laydown Single-shock, Linkage Equipped, With Adjustable Preload/80 MmCoil Over, Preload Dual AdjustableDual Shocks/ 50 Mm


Front Brake Type Single DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type Single DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm300 mm298 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm260 mm298 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches19 inches16 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R18 M/C 59H100/90B19 57H130/90-16 73H
Rear Tyre 160/60 R17 M/C 69H150/80B16 77H150/80-16 71H


Battery Maintenance Free12V, MFMaintenance Free
Headlight Bulb And Reflector TypeHalogenBulb

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seattickcrosscross
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Large disc brakestick--
Linkage-equipped offset laydown single-shocktick--
Long wheelbasetick--
Relaxed, foot-forward riding positiontick--
Under-engine mufflertick--
Closed Loop Exhaust System-cross-
Rear LED Lighting-cross-
Tach and Gear Indicator Readout-cross-
On Board Computer--cross
Switchable Traction Control & ABS--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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