Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Kawasaki Vulcan S comparison

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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
Kawasaki Vulcan S
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 11.65 Lakh
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₹ 6.23 Lakh
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Compare Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight and Kawasaki Vulcan S

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Kawasaki Vulcan S 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 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 Kawasaki Vulcan S starts at ₹ 5.95 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 6.06 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base engine returns 20 kmpl. The Kawasaki Vulcan S base returns 23 kmpl.

Compare Engine

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

Engine CC 1202.0 cc649.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 60 bhp @ 5500 rpm60 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 98.9 Nm @ 3500 rpm63 Nm @ 6600 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 44
Fuel Delivery Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 7.9 L14.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.6 LN/A
Mileage 20.00 Kmpl23.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
Kerb Weight 255 kg235 kg
Length 2255 mm2310 mm
Width 820 mm855 mm
Height 1065 mm1090 mm
Wheelbase 1520 mm1575 mm
Ground Clearance 100 mm130 mm
Seat Height 710 mm705 mm
No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateWet, Multi-disc
Chassis Type Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular SectionsPerimeter, High-tensile Steel
Front Suspension Black, Laced Steelø41 Mm Telescopic Fork/130 Mm
Rear Suspension Black, Laced SteelOffset Laydown Single-shock, Linkage Equipped, With Adjustable Preload/80 Mm
Front Brake Type DiscBrembo Disc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 292 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 260 mm250 mm
Wheel Size 16 inches18 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 130/90B16 73H120/70 R18 M/C 59H
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H160/60 R17 M/C 69H
Battery 12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCAMaintenance Free
Headlight Bulb And Reflector TypeBulb And 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
220mm Of Ground Clearance-
ABS-
BS IV Compliant-
Comes with An Optimized Handlebar-
Comprehensive Instrument Cluster-
Dual Channel ABS-
External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oil-
Silencer Increases Water Wading Ability-
Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tank-
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