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Chieftain Dark Horse
Starting at $35,099) CA MSRP
 
Chieftain Limited
Starting at $34,999) CA MSRP
Indian Challenger Dark Horse
Starting at $35,699) CA MSRP
Chieftain Dark Horse  
 
Starting at CA MSRP
$35,099
 
Audio
Premium 100-Watt Audio System w/Bluetooth®
 
Engine / HP
Thunderstroke Air Cooled 116 cu in (1890cc) - 126ft lbs Torque
 
Gauge
7" touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND with Navigation, Connected Services, and Apple CarPlay® integration, Fairing-mounted instrument cluster
 
Passenger Accommodations
2-Up, Rogue 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
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" 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 (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 / 54.5 in (1385 mm)
Overall Length
Overall Length
98.7 in (2,506 mm)
Overall Width
Overall Width
40.3 in / 1023 mm / 39.4 in (1,000 mm)
Rake/Trail
Rake/Trail
25° / 5.9 in (150 mm)
Seat Height (Laden)
Seat Height (Laden)
25.6 in (650 mm)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
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 Icon Colors: Dirt Track Smoke, Stealth Gray Azure w/gfx, Blue Slate Metallic
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. / 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 2022 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. / Ride Command with connected services such as real time traffic weather and traffic overlay on 2021 model year bikes includes a complimentary 2-year trial for connected features from the vehicle sales date (after which, fees apply). 7" Ride Command® touchscreen display with real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map/navigation with real-time traffic and weather; 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 and Apple CarPlay Integration.
Lights
Lights
LED Headlamp/Tail/Brake/Turn Signal / Pathfinder 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 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 / 7" Ride Command® Touchscreen Display 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
Chieftain Limited Change Model
 
Starting at CA MSRP
$34,999
 
Audio
Premium 100-Watt Audio System w/Bluetooth®
 
Engine / HP
Thunderstroke Air Cooled 116 cu in (1890cc) - 126ft lbs Torque / Thunderstroke Air Cooled 111 cu in (1811cc) - 119ft lbs Torque
 
Gauge
7" touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND with Navigation, Connected Services, and Apple CarPlay® integration, Fairing-mounted instrument cluster / 7" Ride Command Touch Screen, Fairing-mounted instrument cluster
 
Passenger Accommodations
2-Up, Rogue Seat and Passenger Pegs
 
Storage
Remote Locking Hard Saddle Bags, Dash Compartment, 18.2 Gallons Total / Manual Locking hard bags, dash compartment, 18.2 Gallons Total
 
Style / Trim
Premium Chrome Finishes, Streamlined Fork-Mounted Fairing & Slammed Saddlebags, LED Lighting / Streamlined Fork Mounted Fairing & Slammed Saddlebags
 
Technology
Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Power Windscreen, USB Charging Port, Keyless ignition, Ride modes, Cruise control, ABS, Rear Cylinder Deactivation / 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" 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 (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 / 54.5 in (1385 mm)
Overall Length
Overall Length
98.7 in (2,506 mm)
Overall Width
Overall Width
40.3 in / 1023 mm / 39.4 in (1,000 mm)
Rake/Trail
Rake/Trail
25° / 5.9 in (150 mm)
Seat Height (Laden)
Seat Height (Laden)
25.6 in (650 mm)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
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 / 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 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 Metallic, Silver Quartz Metallic, Deepwater Metallic
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. / Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear.
Infotainment
Infotainment
7 in touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND: Model year 2022 bikes include a complimentary 1-year trial of RIDE COMMAND+ (after which, fees apply) which includes features like live weather/traffic, 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. / Ride Command with connected services such as real time traffice weather and traffic overlay on 2021 model year bikes includes a complimentary 2-year trial for connected features from the vehicle sales date (after which, fees apply). 7" Ride Command® touchscreen display with real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map/navigation with real-time traffic and weather; 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 and Apple CarPlay Integration.
Lights
Lights
LED Headlamp/Tail/Brake/Turn Signal / Pathfinder 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 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 / 7" Ride Command® Touchscreen Display 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
Indian Challenger Dark Horse Change Model
 
Starting at CA MSRP
$35,699
 
Audio
Premium 100-Watt Audio System w/Bluetooth®
 
Engine / HP
PowerPlus 108 cu in (1768cc) - 122hp - 128ft/lbs Torque
 
Gauge
7" touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND with Navigation, Connected Services, and Apple CarPlay® integration, Fairing-mounted instrument cluster
 
Passenger Accommodations
2-Up, Long Haul Seat and Passenger Pegs
 
Storage
Remote-locking Saddlebags, dash compartment - 19.4 Gallons Total
 
Style / Trim
Blacked out finishes, lit front headdress, Contrast Cut wheels, Chassis mounted fairing, LED lights
 
Technology
Smart Lean Technology, 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 / 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 (137.3 mm)
GVWR
GVWR
1,385 lb (630 kg)
Lean Angle
Lean Angle
31°
Overall Height
Overall Height
53 in (134.6 cm) / 56.2 in (1428.5 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 (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
796 lbs (361 kg) / 831 lbs (377 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
Sport Contrast Cut with Indian Red Pin Stripe 19 in x 3.5 in
Rear Tires
Rear Tires
Metzeler Cruisetec 180/60R16 80H
Rear Wheel
Rear Wheel
Sport Contrast Cut with Indian Red Pin Stripe 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
Single Shock w/Hyd 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, Bronze Smoke, Indy Red/Black Metallic Icon - Stealth Gray Azure Crystal, Riot Orange Smoke, Storm Blue/Black Metallic
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. / 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 MHP or km/h unit designation.
Infotainment
Infotainment
7 in touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND: Model year 2022 bikes include a complimentary 1-year trial of RIDE COMMAND+ (after which, fees apply) which includes features like live weather/traffic, 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. / Ride Command with connected services on 2021 model year bikes includes a complimentary 2-year trial for connected features from the vehicle sales date (after which, fees apply). 7" touchscreen display with real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map/navigation with real-time traffic and weather; Bluetooth® status for phone and headset, and Apple CarPlay® Integration.
Lights
Lights
LED lighting including Pathfinder LED Headlamp
Standard Equipment
Standard Equipment
7 in touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND with Navigation and Apple CarPlay integration; Smart Lean Technology; Selectable Ride Modes: Locking Hard Saddlebags: Brembo brakes: 18+ Gallons of storage: ABS: Keyless Ignition: Chassis Mounted Fairing: Adjustable Fairing Air Flow Vents; Power Windshield: Adjustable Air Vents; 12V Charging Port / Ride Command with Navigation and Apple CarPlay® integration; Smart Lean Technology; Selectable Ride Modes: Locking Hard Saddlebags: Brembo brakes: 18+ Gallons of storage: ABS: Keyless Ignition: Chassis Mounted Fairing: Adjustable Fairing Air Flow Vents; Power Windshield: Adjustable Air Vents; 12V Charging Port
No specs differences within this category
No specs differences within this category

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