carandbike logo

Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs Triumph Street Twin Vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 comparison

Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 5.79 Lakh
Request Call Back
₹ 7.95 Lakh
Request Call Back
₹ 9.38 Lakh
Request Call Back


Kawasaki Vulcan S Vs Triumph Street Twin Vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Vulcan S Vs Street Twin Vs Iron 883 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.

Vulcan S Vs Street Twin Vs Iron 883 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 9.38 Lakh. On the other hand, Triumph Street Twin price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 7.95 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 8.08 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Kawasaki Vulcan S starts at ₹ 5.79 Lakh.

SummaryKawasaki Vulcan STriumph Street TwinHarley-Davidson Iron 883
Price₹ 5.79 Lakh₹ 7.95 Lakh₹ 9.38 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage23.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Power60.00 bhp64.10 bhpN/A
Engine649.0 CC900.0 CC883.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Vulcan S Vs Street Twin Vs Iron 883 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 base engine returns 20 Km/l. The Triumph Street Twin base returns 18 Km/l. The Kawasaki Vulcan S basic model, on the other hand, gives 23 Km/l.

Vulcan S Vs Street Twin Vs Iron 883 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

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


Engine CC 649.0 cc900.0 cc883.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 60 bhp @ 7500 rpm64.1 bhp @ 7500 rpmN/A
Max Torque 63.4 Nm @ 6600 rpm80 Nm @ 3800 rpm68 Nm @ 4750 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionMultipoint Sequential Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore x stroke 83.0 x 60.0 mmN/AN/A
Compression 10.8 : 111.0:1 9:01
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI
Bore N/A84.6 mm76.2 mm
Exhaust N/ABrushed 2-into-2 exhaust system with twin brushed silencersBlack exhaust headers and black mufflers
Stroke N/A80 mm 96.8 mm

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 14.0 L12.0 L12.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A2.7 L
Mileage 23.00 Km/l18.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 235 kg216 kg256 kg
Length 2310 mm2090 mm2185 mm
Width 855 mm780 mm820 mm
Height 1090 mm1110 mm1120 mm
Wheelbase 1575 mm1450 mm1515 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mmN/A140 mm
Seat Height 705 mm765 mm760 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-discWet, Multi-plate Assist ClutchWet Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Perimeter, High-tensile SteelTubular Steel, Twin Cradle FrameMild Steel,Tubular Frame
Front Suspension ø41 Mm Telescopic Fork/130 Mm41mm Cartridge Forks39 Mm Telescopic Forks
Rear Suspension Offset Laydown Single-shock, Linkage Equipped, With Adjustable Preload/80 MmTwin RSUs With Preload AdjustmentCoil Over, Preload Dual Adjustable


Front Brake Type Single DiscSingle Ø310mm Floating Disc, Brembo 4 Piston Fixed Axial Caliper, ABSDisc
Rear Brake Type Single DiscSingle Ø255mm Disc, Nissin 2 Piston Floating Caliper, ABSDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm310 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm255 mm260 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches18 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsCast Aluminium Alloy Multi-spokesAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/70 R18 M/C 59H100/90-18100/90B19 57H
Rear Tyre 160/60 R17 M/C 69H150/70 R17150/80B16 77H


Battery Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free12V, MF
Headlight Bulb And Reflector TypeLEDHalogen

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosscross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosstick
Pillion Seatticktickcross
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--
Anti-lock Braking System-cross-
Brembo Front Brakes-tick-
Cartridge forks-tick-
Enhanced rider & pillion comfort-tick-
First-in-class riding modes (Road and Rain)-tick-
Tyre Pressure Monitoring System availability-tick-
Advanced Electronic Riding Aids--cross
High-performance Brembo Brake System--cross
Power Modes--cross
Öhlins electronic steering damper--cross

Additonal Features

Aluminium twin-spar frame--cross
BFRC lite--cross
Increased Brake Force. Increased Controllability. Improved Touch--cross
Kawasaki Engine Brake Control--cross
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)--cross
KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter-Dual Direction)--cross
Massive Acceleration. Civilised Character--cross
S-KTRC (Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control)--cross
Sporty Handling. Superb High-Speed Stability--cross

Key Features

Competitor of Kawasaki Vulcan S

Competitor of Triumph Street Twin

Competitor of Harley-Davidson Iron 883

Disclaimer: carandbike team has taken the utmost care to ensure the accuracy of the information provided above, however, we recommend that you contact the manufacturer or your nearest dealership to confirm the details. carandbike cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage/loss.