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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight comparison

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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Price
Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 2.83 Lakh
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₹ 10.61 Lakh
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Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Comparison: Which bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Continental GT 650 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.

Continental GT 650 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 Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 starts at ₹ 2.83 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 3.04 Lakh for range topping model.

Key FeaturesRoyal Enfield Continental GT 650Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
Price₹ 2.83 Lakh₹ 10.61 Lakh
Mileage25.50 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl
Engine648.0 CC1202.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol

Continental GT 650 Vs Forty-Eight – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base engine returns 20 Kmpl. The Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 base returns 26 Kmpl.

Continental GT 650 Vs Forty-Eight – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 comes in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 648.0 cc1202.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 47 bhp @ 7250 rpm60 bhp @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque 52 Nm @ 5250 rpm97 Nm @ 4250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 22
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Electric StartSelf Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VI

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.5 L7.9 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.5 L2.6 L
Mileage 25.50 Kmpl20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 198 kg252 kg
Length 2122 mm2165 mm
Width 744 mm820 mm
Height 1024 mm1065 mm
Wheelbase 1400 mm1495 mm
Ground Clearance 174 mm110 mm
Seat Height 804 mm710 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateWet Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Steel Tubular, Double CradleMild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular Sections
Front Suspension 41mm Dia Front Fork, 110mmBlack, Laced Steel
Rear Suspension Twin, Coil-over Shocks, 88mmBlack, Laced Steel


Front Brake Type DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 320 mm292 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm260 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches16 inches
Wheel Type SpokeAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90- 18"M/C56H130/90B16 73H
Rear Tyre 130/70- 18"M/C63H150/80B16 77H


Battery 12V, 12AH VRLA12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCA
Headlight Halogen BulbBulb And Reflector Type
Tail Light Halogen BulbLED Type

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktick
Low Battery Indicatorticktick
Pillion Seatcrosscross
Pillion Grabrailcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Countcrosscross
Pass Lightticktick
220mm Of Ground Clearancecross-
Comes with An Optimized Handlebarcross-
Comprehensive Instrument Clustercross-
Dual Channel ABScross-
External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oilcross-
Silencer Increases Water Wading Abilitycross-
Large disc brakes-cross
Linkage-equipped offset laydown single-shock-cross
Long wheelbase-cross
Relaxed, foot-forward riding position-cross
Stage 1 Straights Slip-On Exhaust-cross
Under-engine muffler-cross

Additonal Features

Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tankcross-

Key Features

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