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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Royal Enfield Classic 500 comparison

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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
Royal Enfield Classic 500
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 11.86 Lakh
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₹ 1.98 Lakh
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Compare Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight and Royal Enfield Classic 500

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Royal Enfield Classic 500 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 Royal Enfield Classic 500 starts at ₹ 1.9 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 2.55 Lakh for top-end model. 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 ₹ 11.9 Lakh for top-end model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Classic 500 base engine returns 35 kmpl. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base engine returns 20 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Classic 500 gets a 499 cc that produces 27 bhp peak power. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight comes in a 1202 cc that produces 60 bhp peak power.

Engine CC 1202 cc499 cc
No Of Cylinder 2 1
Max Power 60 bhp @ 5500 rpm27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque 96 Nm @ 4250 rpm41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 2 2
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air Cooled Air Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self Start Self / Kick Start
Fuel Tank Capacity 7.9 L13.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.6 L2.5 L
Mileage 20 Kmpl35 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range 158 km472.5 km
Kerb Weight 252 kg194 kg
Length 2165 mm2140 mm
Width 820 mm790 mm
Height 1065 mm1090 mm
Wheelbase 1495 mm1360 mm
Ground Clearance 110 mm135 mm
Seat Height 710 mm800 mm
No. Of Gears 5 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Wet Multiplate Wet, Multi-plate
Chassis Type Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular Sections Single Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed Member
Front Suspension Black, Laced Steel Telescopic, 35mm Forks, 130mm Travel
Rear Suspension Black, Laced Steel Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm Travel
Front Brake Type Disc Disc, 2-Piston Caliper
Rear Brake Type Disc Drum, Single Lead Internal Expanding
Front Disc/Drum Size 292 mm280 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 260 mm153 mm
Wheel Size 16 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels Spoke/Alloy Wheels
Front Tyre 130/90B16 73H 90/90 - 19" - 52 P
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H 120/80 - 18" - 62P
Battery 12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCA 12 Volt, 14 Ah
Headlight Bulb And Reflector Type 12V, 60 W / 55 W, HALOGEN
Tail Light LED Type 12V, P21/5W
Speedometer DigitalAnalogue
Tachometer 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
Tripmeter Count
Pass Light
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