Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Triumph Thunderbird comparison

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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
On Road Price
New Delhi
₹ 11.86 Lakh
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₹ 16.04 Lakh
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Compare Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight and Triumph Thunderbird

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Vs Triumph Thunderbird 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 Triumph Thunderbird starts at ₹ 15.32 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 17.81 Lakh for the fully-loaded 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 Rs. ₹ 11.9 Lakh for range topping model.

Compare Mileage

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Triumph Thunderbird base engine returns 24 kmpl. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight base returns 20 kmpl.

Compare Engine

In the powertrain department, the Triumph Thunderbird gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight comes in bhp Petrol engine.

Engine CC 1202.0 cc1699.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 22
Max Power 60 bhp @ 5500 rpm96 bhp @ 5200 rpm
Max Torque 96 Nm @ 4250 rpm156 Nm @ 2950 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 L22.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity 2.6 L3.0 L
Mileage 20.00 Kmpl23.60 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/A
Kerb Weight 252 kg308 kg
Length 2165 mm2340 mm
Width 820 mm880 mm
Height 1065 mm1120 mm
Wheelbase 1495 mm1615 mm
Ground Clearance 110 mm140 mm
Seat Height 710 mm700 mm
No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Wet MultiplateWet, Multi-plate
Chassis Type Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular SectionsTubular Steel, Twin Spine
Front Suspension Black, Laced SteelShowa 47 Mm Forks. 120 Mm Travel
Rear Suspension Black, Laced SteelShowa Black Spring Twin Shocks With 5 Position Adjustable Preload, 95 Mm Rear Wheel Travel
Front Brake Type DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type DiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 292 mm310 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 260 mm310 mm
Wheel Size 16 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 130/90B16 73H120/70 R19
Rear Tyre 150/80B16 77H200/50 R17 75W
Battery 12V, 12-AMP/Hour.200 CCAMaintenance Free
Headlight Bulb And Reflector Type55/60 W (Multi-Reflector Type)
Tail Light LED TypeBulb
SpeedometerDigitalAnalogue
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
BSIV-
Digital Speedomter-
Low Seat Height-
Rear Wider Tires-
Storage Area Below Rear Seat -
USB Charging-
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