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Triumph Bonneville T120 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Indian Scout comparison


Triumph Bonneville T120 Vs Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Indian Scout Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Bonneville T120 Vs Forty-Eight Vs Scout 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.

Bonneville T120 Vs Forty-Eight Vs Scout – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Indian Scout in New Delhi starts at ₹ 12.7 Lakh. On the other hand, Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 10.61 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 10.98 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Triumph Bonneville T120 starts at ₹ 10.65 Lakh.

SummaryTriumph Bonneville T120Harley-Davidson Forty-EightIndian Scout
Price₹ 10.65 Lakh₹ 10.61 Lakh₹ 12.7 Lakh
Body TypeCruiserCruiserCruiser
Mileage18.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l25.00 Km/l
Power79.00 bhp60.00 bhp100.00 bhp
Engine1200.0 CC1202.0 CC1131.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Bonneville T120 Vs Forty-Eight Vs Scout – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Indian Scout base engine returns 25 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base returns 20 Km/l. The Triumph Bonneville T120 basic model, on the other hand, gives 18 Km/l.

Bonneville T120 Vs Forty-Eight Vs Scout – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Indian Scout gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Triumph Bonneville T120 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 1200.0 cc1202.0 cc1131.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 222
Max Power 79 bhp @ 6550 rpm60 bhp @ 5500 rpm100 bhp @ 8100 rpm
Max Torque 105 Nm @ 3500 rpm97 Nm @ 4250 rpm97.7 Nm @ 5900 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 424
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionClosed Loop Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start
Bore x stroke 97.6 mm x 80 mmN/AN/A
Compression 10.0:1N/AN/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
Exhaust Chromed 2 into 2 exhaust system with twin chrome silencersN/AN/A
Final Drive ChainN/AN/A
System Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injectionN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 14.5 L7.9 L12.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.0 L2.6 L3.0 L
Mileage 18.00 Km/l20.00 Km/l25.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 217 kg252 kg244 kg
Length 2115 mm2165 mm2311 mm
Width 780 mm820 mm880 mm
Height 1100 mm1065 mm1207 mm
Wheelbase 1450 mm1495 mm1562 mm
Ground Clearance 140 mm110 mm135 mm
Seat Height 790 mm710 mm635 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-plate Assist ClutchWet MultiplateGear Drive Wet Clutch

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Tubular Steel, With Twin CradlesMild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular SectionsSplit Dual Exhaust With Crossover
Front Suspension Ø41mm Cartridge ForksBlack, Laced SteelTelescopic Fork/4.7" (120 Mm)
Rear Suspension Twin RSU’s, With Pre-load AdjustmentBlack, Laced SteelDual Shocks/3.0" (76 Mm)


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 310 mm292 mm298 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 255 mm260 mm298 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches16 inches16 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90-18130/90B16 73H130/90-16 72H
Rear Tyre 150/70 R17150/80B16 77H150/80-16 71H


Battery Dry12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCAMaintenance Free
Headlight LED DRL HeadlightBulb And Reflector TypeHalogen Bulb
Tail Light LEDLED TypeLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorticktickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorticktickcross
Low Battery Indicatorcrosstickcross
Pillion Seattickcrosscross
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
Closed Loop Exhaust Systemcrosscross-
Rear LED Lightingcrosscross-
Stage 1 Straights Slip-On Exhaustcross--
Tach and Gear Indicator Readoutcrosscross-
Cruise Control--cross
Service Due Indicator --cross
Traction Control--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

Competitor of Triumph Bonneville T120

Competitor of Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

Competitor of Indian Scout

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