Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs BMW S 1000 XR comparison

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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 11.86 Lakh
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₹ 19.98 Lakh
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Compare Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight and BMW S 1000 XR

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs BMW S 1000 XR 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.

Compare Price

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight starts at ₹ 11.33 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 11.9 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the BMW S 1000 XR starts at ₹ 19.08 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 21.84 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base engine returns 20 kmpl. The BMW S 1000 XR base returns 20 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the BMW S 1000 XR comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC
1202.0 cc
999.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
Max Power
60 bhp @ 5500 rpm
163 bhp @ 11000 rpm
Max Torque
96 Nm @ 4250 rpm
114 Nm @ 9250 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
Fuel Delivery
Electronic Fuel Injection
Electronic Injection
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity
7.9 L
20.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
2.6 L
4.0 L
20.00 Kmpl
20.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
Kerb Weight
252 kg
216 kg
2165 mm
2183 mm
820 mm
940 mm
1065 mm
1408 mm
1495 mm
1548 mm
Ground Clearance
110 mm
Seat Height
710 mm
840 mm
No. Of Gears
5 Gears
6 Gears
Wet Multiplate
Multiplate Clutch In Oil Bath
Chassis Type
Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular Sections
Aluminium Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-supporting Engine
Front Suspension
Black, Laced Steel
Upside-down Telescopic Fork Ø 46 Mm, Compression And Rebound Stage Adjustable
Rear Suspension
Black, Laced Steel
Aluminium 2-sided Swing Arm, Rebound Damping Adjustable
Front Brake Type
Twin Disc
Rear Brake Type
Front Disc/Drum Size
292 mm
320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
260 mm
265 mm
Wheel Size
16 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
130/90B16 73H
120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre
150/80B16 77H
190/55 ZR 17
12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCA
12 V / 8 Ah, Maintenance-Free
Bulb And Reflector Type
Tail Light
LED Type
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Tripmeter Type
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
13.1 litre Tear Drop Tank
Black Open Spoke Cast Aluminium Wheels
Colour Matched Speed Screen
Drag Bars with Bar-End Mirrors
Revolution X Engine Styling
ABS and Switchable Traction Control
Assist And Slipper Clutch
Aluminium Twin-Tube Frame Ensuring A Balance Of Sharp Turning And Firm Handling
Comfortable Ergonomics To Comfortable Riding Position
Power Mode Selection Riders Can Choose From Full Power Or Low Power Mode
The 3-Mode Ktrc System Covers A Wide Variety Of Riding Conditions
The Exhaust System Features A 4-Into-2-Pre-Chamber-Into-2 Layout
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