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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Comparison

The detailed Motorcycles comparison of Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight and Harley-Davidson Iron 883, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight priced at RM 92,800 while the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Motorcycles has a price tag of RM 81,200 . Comparing the technical specifications, Harley-Davidson Iron 883 engine displacement is 883 while the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight houses a 1202 engine.

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Overview: Forty-Eight vs Iron 883

Key Features

Start Option Electric Electric
Maximum Power 60 hp
Displacement 1202 cc 883 cc

Best Loan Offers

DP RM 18,600 Installment : RM 963 x 84 Months VIEW DECEMBER OFFERS DP RM 16,200 Installment : RM 844 x 84 Months VIEW DECEMBER OFFERS

User Ratings & Review Comparison

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User Review Comparison
  • An exciting cruiser experience

    I had always been a fan of the Harley Davidson Forty-Eight ever since I once saw it on the streets a few years ago. I recently bought the latest...

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    Kiyoraka Feb 07, 2022 for Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
  • Full marks of fabulous performance

    The Iron 883 from Harley is an amusing bike to ride. To begin with, this bike comes at a very affordable price which is pretty amazing as no Harley...

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    Haryati Feb 03, 2022 for Harley-Davidson Iron 883

From The Experts

Things we like

Drool-worthy timeless styling

Torquey engine

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Cool looks


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Things we don't like

Tiny fuel tank

Hard ride

Eye-watering price

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Dated instrument console design

Low ground clearance

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Engine & Performance

No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Lubrication System Wet Sump Wet Sump
No. Of Cylinder 2 2
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.0:1
Exhaust Pipes Dual Exhaust Dual Exhaust
Spark Plugs Per Cylinder 2 2
Cooling System Air Cooled Air Cooled
Displacement 1202 883
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 7.9 L 12.5 L
Drive Type Belt Drive Belt Drive
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate --
Maximum Power 60 --
Maximum Torque 96 Nm 68 Nm
Bore X Stroke 88.9 mm x 96.8 mm 76.2 mm x 96.8 mm
Engine Type 2 Cylinder, Air-Cooled, 4 Valve, Evolution 2 Cylinder, Air-Cooled, 4-Valve, Evolution
RPM at Maximum Torque 3500 4750
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Seating Capacity 1 1
Wheel Base 1495 mm 1515 mm
Length 2165 mm 2185 mm
Category Cruiser Cruiser
Seat Height 710 mm 760 mm
Dry Weight 247 kg 247 kg
Ground Clearance -- 140 mm
Oil Tank Capacity -- 2.6 L
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Fuel & Ignition

Start Option Electric Electric
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition System CDI CDI
Fuel Supply System EFI EFI

Gear & Transmission

Transmission Type Manual Manual
Gear Box 5-Speed 5-Speed

Wheels & Tyres

Front Wheel Size R16 R19
Rear Wheel Size R16 R16
Rear Tyre 150/80 R16 150/80 R16
Front Tyre 130/90 R16 100/90 R19
Tyre Type Radial, Tubeless Radial, Tubeless

Safety & Security

Back Rest No No
ABS Yes Yes
Pass Switch Yes Yes
Shutter Lock No No
Leg Guards No No
Launch Control No No
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Wheel Lock Front/back No --
Side Reflectors Yes Yes
Riding Modes Street, Road Street, Road Street, Road Street, Road
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Speedometer Analog Analog Analog Analog
Odometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Display Screen Yes Yes
Oil Change Indicator Yes Yes
Navigator No No
Side Stand Indicator Yes --
Tripmeter Yes Yes
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Differentiating Features

Height Adjustable Seats No No
Cruise Control -- Yes


Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V 12 V 12 V
Head Lamp Halogen Halogen Halogen Halogen
Indicator Light Yes Yes


Rear Brake Disc Disc Disc Disc
Front Brake Disc Disc Disc Disc

Chassis & Suspension

Body Frame Material Steel Steel Steel Steel
Side Wings No No
Seat Type Single Seat Single Seat Single Seat Single Seat
Chrome Garnish -- Yes

Videos of Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight and Harley-Davidson Iron 883

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Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883 FAQs

Which Motorcycle is cheaper between Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight vs Harley-Davidson Iron 883?

Forty-Eight is priced at RM 92,800 and Iron 883 is priced at RM 81,200 . Hence Iron 883 is the cheapest amongst these Motorcycle.

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