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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 80,900 while the Harley-Davidson Iron 883 motorcycle has a price tag of RM 68,900 . 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 80,900 RM 68,900
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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    Iyaan Nov 29, 2021 for Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

    The Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight is a legendary cruiser bike from the brand and it was my dream to buy this bike. I recently bought the latest 2020 model of the bike Read More

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    Kiyoraka Sep 21, 2021 for Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

    Almost six months ago, my brother upgraded to a Harley Davidson Deluxe, and I took over ownership of his Harley Davidson Forty Eight. Even though the bike is over a Read More

  • M
    Muzakir Jun 07, 2021 for Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

    I inherited my brother’s Harley Davidson Forty Eight when he bought the Harley Davidson Deluxe almost 6 months ago. Even if the bike is almost a year old, there have Read More

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    Greggy Apr 26, 2021 for Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

    I have been riding this bike for more than three years now. This bike by Harley Davidson has been my top choice ever since I got acquainted with the bike. Read More

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    Faizin Nov 26, 2020 for Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight

    I was looking to buy a Harley Davidson for a long time and after I visited their showroom, the Forty Eight stood to be the best option in my opinion. Read More

Harley-Davidson Iron 883
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    Arhaa Nov 29, 2021 for Harley-Davidson Iron 883

    The Harley Davidson Iron 883 is one of the best bikes in Harley’s Sportster range. The bike carries the elegance and classic design of bike while getting a modern design Read More

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    Yazid Sep 21, 2021 for Harley-Davidson Iron 883

    As a lifelong admirer of Harley-Davidson, the Iron 883 has always been a dream bike of mine. When the opportunity to purchase it presented itself, I had no hesitations. For Read More

  • B
    Bujang Jun 07, 2021 for Harley-Davidson Iron 883

    My father taught me how to ride a bike on a Harley Davidson and ever since I have nursed a soft spot for the motorbike giant. When I finally decided Read More

  • J
    Johan Apr 26, 2021 for Harley-Davidson Iron 883

    The best part of a Harley Davidson is, no matter what task you throw upon them, whether it's climbing the hill, epic road trip, or even drag racing, they never Read More

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    Galwish Nov 25, 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

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

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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
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 5-Speed 5-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
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
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Single Seat Single Seat
Body Frame Material Steel Steel
Side Wings
Differentiating Features
Height Adjustable Seats
Indicator Light
Head Lamp Halogen Halogen
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp LED LED

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