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

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The detailed motorcycle 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 motorcycle 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.

Overview Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Harley-Davidson Iron 883
Off Road Price*
(Kuala Lumpur)
RM 92,800 RM 81,200
User Rating
Available Color(s)
Forty-Eight Colors
Iron 883 Colors
Fuel Type
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Vehicle Type
Cruiser Motorcycles in Malaysia
Cruiser Motorcycles in Malaysia

User Review Comparison

Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight
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    Cantona Nov 20, 2019 for Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

    Harley Davidson motorcycle had always been on my wish list ever since I first saw it on the streets. I always wanted to own one such motorcycle when I grew Read More

Harley-Davidson Iron 883
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    Aafaaq Nov 23, 2020 for Harley-Davidson Iron 883

    The Iron 883 from Harley is a fun bike to ride. For starters, this bike comes at a very affordable price, in spite of being a Harley. It gets a Read More

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    RobustEvan Sep 18, 2020 for Harley-Davidson Iron 883

    I have always been a Harley Davidson fan and the Iron 883 was my dream bike since eternity. There were no second thoughts as soon as I got the opportunity Read More

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    Hafizuddin Nov 20, 2019 for Harley-Davidson Iron 883

    The Harley Davidson Iron 883 is one of the most handsome two-wheelers ever to ride on the streets of Malaysia. Though this machine costs a lot, it still proves to Read More

From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

Drool-worthy timeless styling

Torquey engine

Harley-Davidson Iron 883

Cool looks


Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

Tiny fuel tank

Hard ride

Eye-watering price

Harley-Davidson Iron 883

Dated instrument console design

Low ground clearance

Technical Specifications
Engine & Performance
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 7.9 L 12.5 L
Exhaust Pipes Dual Exhaust Dual Exhaust
Drive Type Belt Drive Belt Drive
Cooling System Air Cooled Air Cooled
Engine Type 2 Cylinder, Air-Cooled, 4 Valve, Evolution 2 Cylinder, Air-Cooled, 4-Valve, Evolution
Displacement 1202 883
Spark Plugs Per Cylinder 2 2
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Bore X Stroke 88.9 mm x 96.8 mm 76.2 mm x 96.8 mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.0:1
No. Of Cylinder 2 2
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Lubrication System Wet Sump Wet Sump
Maximum Torque 96 Nm 68 Nm
RPM at Maximum Torque 3500 4750
Seating Capacity 1 1
Length 2165 mm 2185 mm
Dry Weight 247 kg 247 kg
Wheel Base 1495 mm 1515 mm
Seat Height 710 mm 760 mm
Category Cruiser Cruiser
Fuel & Ignition
Start Option Electric Electric
Ignition System CDI CDI
Fuel Supply System EFI EFI
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 5-Speed 5-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Wheels & Tyres
Front Tyre 130/90 R16 100/90 R19
Rear Tyre 150/80 R16 150/80 R16
Front Wheel Size R16 R19
Rear Wheel Size R16 R16
Tyre Type Radial, Tubeless Radial, Tubeless
Safety & Security
Safety & Security
Back Rest
Launch Control
Riding Modes Street, Road Street, Road
Leg Guards
Engine Check Warning
Pass Switch
Shutter Lock
Side Reflectors
Speedometer Analog Analog
Odometer Digital Digital
Display Screen
Oil Change Indicator
Front Brake Disc Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc
Indicator Light
Head Lamp Halogen Halogen
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp LED LED
Differentiating Features
Height Adjustable Seats
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Single Seat Single Seat
Body Frame Material Steel Steel
Side Wings

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