Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Kawasaki Versys 1000 comparison

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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
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New Delhi
₹ 11.86 Lakh
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₹ 12.21 Lakh
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Compare Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight and Kawasaki Versys 1000

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Kawasaki Versys 1000 on CarandBike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2019. 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 Kawasaki Versys 1000 starts at ₹ 11.66 Lakh. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight starts at ₹ 11.33 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 11.9 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 base engine returns 14 kmpl. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base returns 20 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC 1202.0 cc1043.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 24
Max Power 60 bhp @ 5500 rpm118 bhp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 96 Nm @ 4250 rpm102 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 24
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 7.9 L21.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.6 LN/A
Mileage 20.00 Kmpl14.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
Kerb Weight 252 kg250 kg
Length 2165 mm2240 mm
Width 820 mm895 mm
Height 1065 mm1400 mm
Wheelbase 1495 mm1520 mm
Ground Clearance 110 mm150 mm
Seat Height 710 mm840 mm
No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateWet Multi-Disc
Chassis Type Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular SectionsTwin-Tube, Aluminium
Front Suspension Black, Laced Steel43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (Right-Side) & Spring Preload Aadjustability
Rear Suspension Black, Laced SteelHorizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload Adjustability
Front Brake Type DiscDual Discs
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 292 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 260 mm250 mm
Wheel Size 16 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 130/90B16 73H120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
Battery 12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCAMaintenance Free
Headlight Bulb And Reflector TypeBulb And Multi-Reflector Type
Tail Light LED TypeLED
SpeedometerDigitalDigital
TachometerAnalogueAnalogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
Adjustable Windscreen-
Dual Clutch Transmission-
Dual LED Headlamps-
LED Winkers and Taillights-
Manual Shift Selector-
Rally Style Rider Console-
Suit Yourself Riding Modes-
The DCT Engine-
Electronic Throttle Valves-
Handy power source-
Assist & Slipper Clutch-
Electronic Cruise Control-
High-Class Instrumentation-
Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension-
KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)-
KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)-
KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control)-
Radial-Mount Front Brake Calipers-
Sharp, Sporty Styling-
Twin LED Headlamps-
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