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Chieftain Elite
Starting at $42,749) CA
 
Indian Challenger Elite
Starting at $46,249) CA
Chieftain Dark Horse
Starting at $37,949) CA
Chieftain Elite  
 
Starting at CA
$42,749
 
Engine / HP
Thunderstroke 116 cu in (1890cc) - 126 ft-lbs Torque
 
Gauge
7 in Touchscreen Powered by RIDE COMMAND with Navigation, RIDE COMMAND+ and Apple CarPlay Integration; Fairing-Mounted Instrument Cluster
 
Passenger Accommodations
2-Up Gunfighter Style Seat and Passenger Pegs
 
Storage
Remote-locking Saddlebags, Dash Compartment - 18.2 Gallons Total
 
Style / Trim
Bronze Chrome Engine finishes and Badging, Precision Cut Wheels, Adaptive LED Headlight, LED Saddlebag Lights, Full PowerBand Audio, Fork Mounted Fairing, Tinted Flare Windshield, Back-Lit Switch Cubes, Highway Bars, Heated Grips
 
Technology
Smart Lean Technology, Electronically Adjustable Rear Suspension Preload, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Power Windscreen, USB Charging Port, Keyless Ignition, Ride Modes, Cruise Control, ABS, Rear Cylinder Deactivation

 

Full Comparison

Engine & Drivetrain
Bore x Stroke
Bore x Stroke
4.063 in x 4.449 in (103.2 mm x 113 mm)
Compression Ratio
Compression Ratio
11:1
Displacement
Displacement
116 cu in (1,890 cc)
Drive/Driven Clutch
Drive/Driven Clutch
Wet, Multi-Plate, Assist
Electronic Fuel Injection System
Electronic Fuel Injection System
Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore
Engine Type
Engine Type
Air-cooled Thunderstroke 116
Exhaust
Exhaust
Split Dual exhaust w/ Resonator
Gear Ratio (1st)
Gear Ratio (1st)
9.403 : 1
Gear Ratio (2nd)
Gear Ratio (2nd)
6.411 : 1
Gear Ratio (3rd)
Gear Ratio (3rd)
4.763 : 1
Gear Ratio (4th)
Gear Ratio (4th)
3.796 : 1
Gear Ratio (5th)
Gear Ratio (5th)
3.243 : 1
Gear Ratio (6th)
Gear Ratio (6th)
2.789 : 1
Horsepower
Horsepower
N/A
Peak Torque
Peak Torque
126 ft-lbs
Peak Torque RPM
Peak Torque RPM
2,900 rpm
Transmission/Final Drive
Transmission/Final Drive
2.2 : 1
Transmission/Primary Drive
Transmission/Primary Drive
Gear Drive Wet Clutch
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Dimensions
Fuel Capacity
Fuel Capacity
5.5 gal (20.8 L)
Ground Clearance
Ground Clearance
5.1 in (130 mm)
GVWR
GVWR
1,385 lbs (628 kg)
Lean Angle
Lean Angle
31°
Overall Height
Overall Height
54 in (1272 mm)
Overall Length
Overall Length
98.7 in (2,506 mm)
Overall Width
Overall Width
40.3 in (1023 mm)
Rake/Trail
Rake/Trail
25° / 5.9 in (150 mm)
Seat Height (Laden)
Seat Height (Laden)
25.6 in (650 mm)
Weight (As Shipped / Running Order)
Weight (As Shipped / Running Order)
797 lbs (362 kg) / 829 lbs (376 kg)
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
65.7 in (1668 mm)
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Brakes
Front Brakes
Front Brakes
Dual / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper
Rear Brakes
Rear Brakes
Single / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Tires / Wheels
Front Tires
Front Tires
Metzeler Cruisetec 130/60B19 61H
Front Wheel
Front Wheel
Precision Machined 19 in x 3.5 in
Rear Tires
Rear Tires
Metzeler Cruisetec 180/60R16 80H
Rear Wheel
Rear Wheel
Precision Machined 16 in x 5 in
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Suspension
Front Fork Tube Diameter
Front Fork Tube Diameter
46 mm
Front Suspension
Front Suspension
Telescopic Fork
Front Travel
Front Travel
4.7 in (119 mm)
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension
Single Shock w/ Air adjust
Rear Travel
Rear Travel
4.5 in (114 mm)
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Features
Color / Graphics
Color / Graphics
Super Graphite Smoke / Black Smoke with Shadow Bronze Accents.
Factory Warranty
Factory Warranty
2 Years, Unlimited Miles
Gauges
Gauges
Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear. 15 LED telltale indicators; cruise control enabled, cruise control set, neutral, high beam, turn signal, ABS, check engine, low tire pressure, battery, low fuel, security system, low engine oil pressure and MPH or km/h unit designation.
Infotainment
Infotainment
7 in touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND: Model year 2023 bikes includes a complimentary 1-year trial for RIDE COMMAND+ (after which fees apply) which includes features like live traffic/weather, intuitive destination search, vehicle health and vehicle locator. 7 in touchscreen display with real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map/navigation; Bluetooth® status for phone and headset; vehicle status (tire pressure, voltage, engine hours, oil change); vehicle info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); current ride data (distance, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); trip meters; ride mode selection; screen brightness; vehicle trouble code readout; Apple CarPlay® integration.
Lights
Lights
LED lighting including Adaptive LED Headlamp, LED Saddlebag lights
Standard Equipment
Standard Equipment
Premium Bronze Chrome Engine Finishes; Push button adjustable 13.7" Tinted Flare Windshield; Headdress Floorboards; Highway Bars; Gunfighter Style Seat; Tire Pressure Monitoring; Remote-locking Hard Saddlebags; Selectable Ride Modes; Rear Cylinder Deactivation; ABS; Cruise Control; Keyless Ignition; 400 Watt Audio System with AM/FM, Bluetooth®, USB, and Weatherband; 12V Charging Port
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Indian Challenger Elite Change Model
 
Starting at CA
$46,249
 
Engine / HP
PowerPlus Liquid Cooled 108 cu in (1768cc) - 122hp - 128 ft lbs Torque
 
Gauge
7 in Touchscreen Powered by RIDE COMMAND with Navigation, RIDE COMMAND+ and Apple CarPlay integration; Fairing-mounted Instrument Cluster
 
Passenger Accommodations
2-up Custom Stitched Seat, Passenger Floorboards
 
Storage
Remote-locking Saddlebags, Dash Compartment - 18.6 Gallons Total
 
Style / Trim
Custom-inspired Paint, Color-matched Badging, 5-Spoke Front Wheel, Adaptive LED Headlight, Chassis Mounted Fairing, Tinted Flare Windshield, Low-Rise Handlebars, Back-Lit Switch Cubes, Highway Bars, LED Driving Lights, Full PowerBand Audio, Select Floorboards, Passenger Floorboards, Heated Grips
 
Technology
Smart Lean Technology, Electronically Adjustable Rear Suspension Preload, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Power Windscreen, USB Charging Port, Keyless Ignition, Ride Modes, Cruise Control, ABS, Rear Cylinder Deactivation

 

Full Comparison

Engine & Drivetrain
Bore x Stroke
Bore x Stroke
4.251 in x 3.799 in (108 mm x 96.5 mm)
Compression Ratio
Compression Ratio
11.0:1
Displacement
Displacement
108 cu in (1768 cc)
Drive/Driven Clutch
Drive/Driven Clutch
Wet, Multi-Plate, Assist
Electronic Fuel Injection System
Electronic Fuel Injection System
Closed loop fuel Injection / 52mm dual bore
Engine Type
Engine Type
Liquid-cooled PowerPlus
Exhaust
Exhaust
Split Dual exhaust w/ Resonator
Gear Ratio (1st)
Gear Ratio (1st)
10.169:1
Gear Ratio (2nd)
Gear Ratio (2nd)
6.933:1
Gear Ratio (3rd)
Gear Ratio (3rd)
5.151:1
Gear Ratio (4th)
Gear Ratio (4th)
4.105:1
Gear Ratio (5th)
Gear Ratio (5th)
3.508:1
Gear Ratio (6th)
Gear Ratio (6th)
3.017:1
Horsepower
Horsepower
122 HP
Peak Torque
Peak Torque
128 ft-lbs
Peak Torque RPM
Peak Torque RPM
3800 rpm
Transmission/Final Drive
Transmission/Final Drive
2.379:1
Transmission/Primary Drive
Transmission/Primary Drive
Gear Drive Wet Clutch
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Dimensions
Fuel Capacity
Fuel Capacity
6.0 gal (22.7 L)
Ground Clearance
Ground Clearance
5.4 in (137 mm)
GVWR
GVWR
1,385 lbs (628 kg)
Lean Angle
Lean Angle
31°
Overall Height
Overall Height
56.2 in (1429 mm)
Overall Length
Overall Length
98.5 in (2501 mm)
Overall Width
Overall Width
39 in (990 mm)
Rake/Trail
Rake/Trail
25° / 5.9 in (150 mm)
Seat Height (Laden)
Seat Height (Laden)
26.5 in (672 mm)
Weight (As Shipped / Running Order)
Weight (As Shipped / Running Order)
804 lbs (365 kg) / 839 lbs (381 kg)
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
65.7 in (1668 mm)
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Brakes
Front Brakes
Front Brakes
Dual / 320mm Semi-Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Radial Caliper
Rear Brakes
Rear Brakes
Single / 298mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Tires / Wheels
Front Tires
Front Tires
Metzeler Cruisetec 130/60B19 66H
Front Wheel
Front Wheel
5 Spoke Precision Cut 19 in x 3.5 in
Rear Tires
Rear Tires
Metzeler Cruisetec 180/60R16 80H
Rear Wheel
Rear Wheel
Precision Cut 16 in x 5 in
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Suspension
Front Fork Tube Diameter
Front Fork Tube Diameter
43 mm
Front Suspension
Front Suspension
Inverted Telescopic Fork
Front Travel
Front Travel
5.1 in (130 mm)
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension
Fox Single Shock w/Electronically Controlled Hyd Adjust/4.5" (114mm)
Rear Travel
Rear Travel
4.5 in (114 mm)
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Features
Color / Graphics
Color / Graphics
Sapphire Blue Smoke
Factory Warranty
Factory Warranty
2 Years, Unlimited Miles
Gauges
Gauges
Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear. 15 LED telltale indicators; cruise control enabled, cruise control set, neutral, high beam, turn signal, ABS, check engine, low tire pressure, battery, low fuel, security system, low engine oil pressure and MPH or km/h unit designation.
Infotainment
Infotainment
7 in touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND: Model year 2022 bikes includes a complimentary 1-year trial for RIDE COMMAND+ (after which fees apply) which includes features like live traffic/weather, intuitive destination search, vehicle health and vehicle locator. 7 in touchscreen display with real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map/navigation; Bluetooth status for phone and headset; vehicle status (tire pressure, voltage, engine hours, oil change); vehicle info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); current ride data (distance, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); trip meters; ride mode selection; screen brightness; vehicle trouble code readout; Apple CarPlay integration.
Lights
Lights
LED lighting including Adaptive LED Headlamp, Pathfinder S Driving Lights
Standard Equipment
Standard Equipment
Smart Lean Technology; Electronically Adjustable Rear Suspension Preload; Highway Bars; Pathfinder S Driving Lights; Select Floorboards; Push Button Adjustable Flare Windshield; Low-rise Handlebars; Backlit Switch Cubes; Selectable Ride Modes; Rear Cylinder Deactivation; Cruise Control; Tire Pressure Monitoring; Remote-locking Hard Saddlebags; 18.6 gallons of Storage; Adjustable Passenger Floorboards; 5-Spoke Front Wheel; Brembo brakes; ABS; Keyless Ignition; Chassis Mounted Fairing; Adjustable Fairing Air Flow Vents; Heated Grips; 400 Watt Audio System with AM/FM, Bluetooth, USB, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weatherband; 12V Charging Port
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Chieftain Dark Horse Change Model
 
Starting at CA
$37,949
 
Engine / HP
Thunderstroke Air Cooled 116 cu in (1890cc) - 126 ft lbs Torque
 
Gauge
7 in Touchscreen Powered by RIDE COMMAND with Navigation, RIDE COMMAND+ and Apple CarPlay integration; Fairing-mounted Instrument Cluster
 
Passenger Accommodations
2-Up Gunfighter Style Seat and Passenger Pegs
 
Storage
Remote Locking Hard Saddle Bags, Dash Compartment, 18.2 Gallons Total
 
Style / Trim
Blacked-out finishes, streamlined fork-mounted fairing & slammed saddlebags, LED Lighting
 
Technology
Smart Lean Technology, Electronically Adjustable Rear Suspension Preload, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Power Windscreen, USB Charging Port, Keyless Ignition, Ride Modes, Cruise Control, ABS, Rear Cylinder Deactivation

 

Full Comparison

Engine & Drivetrain
Bore x Stroke
Bore x Stroke
4.063 in x 4.449 in (103.2 mm x 113 mm) / 4.063" x 4.449" (103.2mm x113mm)
Compression Ratio
Compression Ratio
11:1
Displacement
Displacement
116 cu in (1,890 cc)
Drive/Driven Clutch
Drive/Driven Clutch
Wet, Multi-Plate, Assist
Electronic Fuel Injection System
Electronic Fuel Injection System
Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore
Engine Type
Engine Type
Air-cooled Thunderstroke 116 / Thunderstroke 116
Exhaust
Exhaust
Split Dual Exhaust w/ Cross-over
Gear Ratio (1st)
Gear Ratio (1st)
9.403 : 1
Gear Ratio (2nd)
Gear Ratio (2nd)
6.411 : 1
Gear Ratio (3rd)
Gear Ratio (3rd)
4.763 : 1
Gear Ratio (4th)
Gear Ratio (4th)
3.796 : 1
Gear Ratio (5th)
Gear Ratio (5th)
3.243 : 1
Gear Ratio (6th)
Gear Ratio (6th)
2.789 : 1
Horsepower
Horsepower
N/A
Peak Torque
Peak Torque
126 ft-lbs / 126 ft-lbs (171 Nm)
Peak Torque RPM
Peak Torque RPM
2,900 rpm
Transmission/Final Drive
Transmission/Final Drive
2.2 : 1
Transmission/Primary Drive
Transmission/Primary Drive
Gear Drive Wet Clutch
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Dimensions
Fuel Capacity
Fuel Capacity
5.5 gal (20.8 L)
Ground Clearance
Ground Clearance
5.1 in (130 mm)
GVWR
GVWR
1,385 lbs (628 kg)
Lean Angle
Lean Angle
31°
Overall Height
Overall Height
51.6 in (1310 mm) / 51.6 in / 1310 mm
Overall Length
Overall Length
98.7 in (2,506 mm)
Overall Width
Overall Width
40.3 in (1023 mm) / 40.3 in / 1023 mm
Rake/Trail
Rake/Trail
25° / 5.9 in (150 mm)
Seat Height (Laden)
Seat Height (Laden)
25.6 in (650 mm)
Weight (As Shipped / Running Order)
Weight (As Shipped / Running Order)
791 lbs (359 kg) / 823 lbs  (373 kg)
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
65.7 in (1668 mm)
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Brakes
Front Brakes
Front Brakes
Dual 300mm floating rotors with 4-piston calipers
Rear Brakes
Rear Brakes
Single / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Tires / Wheels
Front Tires
Front Tires
Metzeler Cruisetec 130/60B19 66H
Front Wheel
Front Wheel
10-Spoke Contrast Cut 19 in x 3.5 in
Rear Tires
Rear Tires
Metzeler Cruisetec 180/60R16 80H
Rear Wheel
Rear Wheel
10-Spoke Contrast Cut 16 in x 5 in
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Suspension
Front Fork Tube Diameter
Front Fork Tube Diameter
46 mm
Front Suspension
Front Suspension
Telescopic Fork
Front Travel
Front Travel
4.7 in (119 mm)
Rear Suspension
Rear Suspension
Single Shock w/ Air adjust
Rear Travel
Rear Travel
4.5 in (114 mm)
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category
Features
Color / Graphics
Color / Graphics
Black Smoke, Quartz Gray, Ruby Smoke, Sagebrush Smoke. Icon: Spirit Blue Smoke, Stealth Gray with Graphics, Copper Smoke
Factory Warranty
Factory Warranty
2 Years, Unlimited Miles
Gauges
Gauges
Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear.
Infotainment
Infotainment
7 in display powered by RIDE COMMAND. Model year 2023 bikes include a complimentary 1-year trial of RIDE COMMAND+ (after which, fees apply) which includes features like live weather/traffic and intuitive destination search. Touchscreen display includes real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map/navigation; Bluetooth status for phone and headset; vehicle status (voltage, engine hours, oil change); vehicle info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); current ride data (distance, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); trip meters; ride mode selection; screen brightness; and vehicle trouble code readout. / 4 in Touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND. Model year 2023 bikes include a complimentary 1-year trial of RIDE COMMAND+ (after which, fees apply) which includes features like live weather/traffic and intuitive destination search. Touchscreen display includes real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map/navigation; Bluetooth status for phone and headset; vehicle status (voltage, engine hours, oil change); vehicle info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); current ride data (distance, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); trip meters; ride mode selection; screen brightness; and vehicle trouble code readout.
Lights
Lights
LED Headlamp/Tail/Brake/Turn Signal
Standard Equipment
Standard Equipment
7 in Touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND with Navigation and Apple CarPlay integration; Power Windshield; Highway Bars; Vinyl Gunfighter Style Seat; Tire Pressure Monitoring; Remote-locking Hard Saddlebags; Selectable Ride Modes; Rear Cylinder Deactivation; ABS; Cruise Control; Keyless Ignition; 100 Watt Audio System with AM/FM, Bluetooth, USB, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weatherband; 12V Charging Port / 7 in Touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND with Navigation and Apple CarPlay integration; Power Windshield; Highway Bars; Vinyl Rogue Seat; Tire Pressure Monitoring; Remote-locking Hard Saddlebags; Selectable Ride Modes; Rear Cylinder Deactivation; ABS; Cruise Control; Keyless Ignition; 100 Watt Audio System with AM/FM, Bluetooth, USB, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weatherband; 12V Charging Port
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category

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