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Chieftain

Starting at $26,999 CA MSRP
Plus destination charge and set-up.
Logistics surcharge of $900 will apply.

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2020 Indian Chieftain Thunder Black is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 663.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First Indian! Bought the bike a month ago and love it!. Looking forward to getting some miles on while the weather holds.
Date published: 2021-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Touring Bike! Purchased my 2019 Chieftain Limited in Dec 2019. Have ridden over 37,000 miles. Only shortfalls have been tires (came with Dunlop Elite 3) placed with CruzTech and handling on dry and wet roads are much better. Also, had a few issues with Gear shift censor, replaced by dealer and all good now. Bike is extreamly comfortable on long rides. Have taken several 5000-700 mile rides out west and the bike handled perfectly through mountain roads, rain and cold/hot temps. Highly recoment the Chieftain to all serious long distance riders.
Date published: 2021-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this bike Traded up for a scout and could not be happier I would suggest one
Date published: 2021-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great ride I replaced my Victory Cross Country with the 2021 Chieftain. I was surprised to find that it actually rides and handles better than the Cross Country. A thing to note is that the Chieftain is NOT for taller riders. I am 5'8" and the leg is almost too short.
Date published: 2021-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great riding bike! I have loved this bike since the first ride! From the power windscreen to the smooth ride.
Date published: 2021-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bike I bought the bike about a month ago and have put approximately 1,700 miles on it. Overall I love the bike, there are a few things that I don't care for, like not being able to start the bike in first gear even with the clutch in; or the bike turning off/not starting if the kick stand is down. I understand these safety features, but I don't care for them, especially the not being able to start the bike in gear. Overall I love the bike!!!
Date published: 2021-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top Tier Motorcycle I've owned 5 motorcycles. This is the only motorcycle that I wanted from the beginning and I knew that I had to have one. I have never seen craftmanship like Indian before. The details from the engine to the paint is mind blowing. I'm proud to say that I own a piece of history.
Date published: 2021-07-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lovin this ride! I am impressed with the ride, and the stock power is great in the 116. The ride ergos could be better. Seat is comfortable for the first 150-200 miles, could use a bit more reach on the handlebars. OEM accessories are a bit hard to come by. Overall, small things don’t stop me from from loving this ride. My biggest disappointment is probably finding out Indian doesn’t include the trip GPS, or “Indian Ride Command” on the base Chieftain. $500 upgrade + approx. $300-400 install. That just seems rude after paying $22k for a motorcycle.
Date published: 2021-07-12
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Trim & Color Options

Chieftain Thunder Black

Chieftain

Starting at $26,999 CA MSRP
Plus destination charge and set-up.
Logistics surcharge of $900 will apply.
Trim & Color options Thunder Black

Features

Features
Closeup of the Thunderstroke 111 V-Twin engine
THUNDERSTROKE 111 V-TWIN ENGINE

The award-winning Thunderstroke 111 produces 119 ft-lb of raw torque for passing power in every gear.

A woman riding a Chieftain bike
AGILE HANDLING AND CONTROL

Outstanding steering geometry and a lightweight cast aluminum frame come together to provide responsive handling and agile cornering.

Two men on the side of the road staring to a Chieftan bike
TURN HEADS

Streamlined fork-mounted fairing and slammed saddlebags perfectly frame the legendary Thunderstroke engine and command attention on the road.

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