Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Kawasaki Versys 1000 comparison

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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
On Road Price
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 cc
1043.0 cc
No Of Cylinder
2
4
Max Power
60 bhp @ 5500 rpm
118 bhp @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque
96 Nm @ 4250 rpm
102 Nm @ 7500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder
2
4
Fuel Delivery
Electronic Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism
Self Start
Self Start
Fuel Tank Capacity
7.9 L
21.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity
2.6 L
N/A
Mileage
20.00 Kmpl
14.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range
N/A
N/A
Kerb Weight
252 kg
250 kg
Length
2165 mm
2240 mm
Width
820 mm
895 mm
Height
1065 mm
1400 mm
Wheelbase
1495 mm
1520 mm
Ground Clearance
110 mm
150 mm
Seat Height
710 mm
840 mm
No. Of Gears
5 Gears
6 Gears
Clutch
Wet Multiplate
Wet Multi-Disc
Chassis Type
Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular Sections
Twin-Tube, Aluminium
Front Suspension
Black, Laced Steel
43 Mm Inverted Fork With Rebound Damping (Right-Side) & Spring Preload Aadjustability
Rear Suspension
Black, Laced Steel
Horizontal Back-Link, Gas-Charged, With Rebound Damping & Remote Spring Preload Adjustability
Front Brake Type
Disc
Dual Discs
Rear Brake Type
Disc
Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size
292 mm
310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size
260 mm
250 mm
Wheel Size
16 inches
17 inches
Wheel Type
Alloy Wheels
Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre
130/90B16 73H
120/70ZR17M/C (58W)
Rear Tyre
150/80B16 77H
180/55ZR17M/C (73W)
Battery
12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCA
Maintenance Free
Headlight
Bulb And Reflector Type
Bulb And Multi-Reflector Type
Tail Light
LED Type
LED
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Analogue
Gear Indicator
Fuel Warning Indicator
Fuel Gauge
Low Oil Indicator
Low Battery Indicator
Pillion Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Engine Kill Switch
Clock
Tripmeter Type
Digital
Digital
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
Adjustable Windscreen
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Dual Clutch Transmission
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Dual LED Headlamps
-
LED Winkers and Taillights
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Manual Shift Selector
-
Rally Style Rider Console
-
Suit Yourself Riding Modes
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The DCT Engine
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Electronic Throttle Valves
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Handy power source
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Assist & Slipper Clutch
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Electronic Cruise Control
-
High-Class Instrumentation
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Horizontal Back-Link Rear Suspension
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KCMF (Kawasaki Cornering Management Function)
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KIBS (Kawasaki Intelligent anti-lock Brake System)
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KTRC (Kawasaki Traction Control)
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Radial-Mount Front Brake Calipers
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Sharp, Sporty Styling
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Twin LED Headlamps
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