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Chieftain Elite
Starting at $34,999) US MSRP
 
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Starting at $27,999) US MSRP
Chieftain Limited
Starting at $27,999) US MSRP
Chieftain Elite  
 
Starting at US MSRP
$34,999
 
Audio
Premium 400-Watt Audio System w/Bluetooth®
 
Electronic Equipment
Tinted Flare Power Windscreen, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, USB Charging Port, Keyless ignition, Ride modes, Cruise control, ABS, Rear Cylinder Deactivation
 
Engine / HP
Thunderstroke Air Cooled 116 cu in (1890cc) - 126ft lbs Torque
 
Gauge
7" Ride Command Touch Screen with 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
Premium two-tone paint, slate smoke engine and color matched finishes; Open fender with precision machined 19 in front wheel; Select Rider Floorboards; tinted flare windshield; premium 400-watt audio; LED Lighting

 

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
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
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 lb (628 kg)
Lean Angle
Lean Angle
31°
Overall Height
Overall Height
56.7 in (144 cm)
Overall Length
Overall Length
98.7 in (2,506 mm)
Overall Width
Overall Width
39.4 in (1,000 mm)
Rake/Trail
Rake/Trail
25° / 5.9 in (150 mm)
Seat Height
Seat Height
25.6 in (650 mm)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
797 lbs / 829 lbs (362 kg / 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
Thunder Black Vivid Crystal / Carbon Crystal
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 RIDE COMMAND with Apple Carplay® integration and a 2-year trial of connected services; 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
Lights
Lights
Pathfinder LED Headlamp/Tail/Brake/Turn Signal
Standard Equipment
Standard Equipment
7 in RIDE COMMAND Touchscreen Display with Connected Services, Navigation, and Apple CarPlay® integration; Premium Smoke or Polished Oil-Rubbed Bronze Engine Finishes; Push button adjustable 13.7" Tinted Flare Windshield; Billet Floorboards; Highway Bars; Rogue 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
Chieftain Dark Horse Change Model
 
Starting at US MSRP
$27,999
 
Audio
Premium 100-Watt Audio System w/Bluetooth®
 
Electronic Equipment
Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Power Windscreen, USB Charging Port, Keyless ignition, Ride modes, Cruise control, ABS, Rear Cylinder Deactivation
 
Engine / HP
Thunderstroke Air Cooled 116 cu in (1890cc) - 126ft lbs Torque
 
Gauge
7" Ride Command Touch Screen with 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

 

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 / Wet, Multi-Plate
Electronic Fuel Injection System
Electronic Fuel Injection System
Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore
Engine Type
Engine Type
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
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 lb (628 kg)
Lean Angle
Lean Angle
31°
Overall Height
Overall Height
54.5 in (1385 mm)
Overall Length
Overall Length
98.7 in (2,506 mm)
Overall Width
Overall Width
39.4 in (1,000 mm)
Rake/Trail
Rake/Trail
25° / 5.9 in (150 mm)
Seat Height
Seat Height
25.6 in (650 mm)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
791 lb (359 kg) / 823 lb  (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
Thunder Black Smoke, Ruby Smoke, Titanium Smoke - Icon Colors: Stealth Gray, Burnt Orange Metallic Smoke, Crimson 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.
Infotainment
Infotainment
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
Pathfinder LED Headlamp/Tail/Brake/Turn Signal
Standard Equipment
Standard Equipment
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 US MSRP
$27,999
 
Audio
Premium 100-Watt Audio System w/Bluetooth®
 
Electronic Equipment
Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Power Windscreen, USB Charging Port, Keyless ignition, Ride modes, Cruise control, ABS, Rear Cylinder Deactivation
 
Engine / HP
Thunderstroke Air Cooled 116 cu in (1890cc) - 126ft lbs Torque
 
Gauge
7" Ride Command Touch Screen with 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
Premium Chrome finishes, Streamlined fork-mounted fairing & slammed saddlebags

 

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
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
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 lb (628 kg)
Lean Angle
Lean Angle
31°
Overall Height
Overall Height
54.5 in (1385 mm)
Overall Length
Overall Length
98.7 in (2,506 mm)
Overall Width
Overall Width
39.4 in (1,000 mm)
Rake/Trail
Rake/Trail
25° / 5.9 in (150 mm)
Seat Height
Seat Height
25.6 in (650 mm)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel)
791 lb (359 kg) / 823 lb  (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
Thunder Black Pearl, Radar Blue
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
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
Pathfinder LED Headlamp/Tail/Brake/Turn Signal
Standard Equipment
Standard Equipment
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