2018 IRON 883™

IRON 883™


Aggressive throwback styling taken to a place altogether new. No need to shine this machine. Just get on and tear up the nearest street.


XL 883N Iron 883™

Model Code XL833N
Length (*Cert) 2,185 mm (86 in.)
Overall Width (*Cert) 815 mm (32.1 in.)
Overall Height (*Cert) 1,140 mm (44.9 in.)
Seat Height, Laden N/A
Seat Height, Unladen (*Cert) 760 mm (29.9 in.)
Ground Clearance (*Cert) 5.5 in. (140 mm)
Rake (steering head) (deg) 30
Fork Angle (deg) 30
Trail (X.X in) 117 mm (4.6 in.)
Wheelbase (*Cert) 1,515 mm (59.6 in.)
Tires, Type Michelin® Scorcher® “31” front and rear
Tires, Front Model Scorcher® “31”
Tires, Front Specification 100/90B19 57H
Tires, Rear Model Scorcher® “31”
Tires, Rear Specification 150/80B16 77H
Fuel Capacity 12.5 l (3.3 gal.)
Reserve Fuel Capacity, Fuel Injection (warning light 3 l (0.8 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 2.6 l (2.8 qt.)
Transmission Capacity .95 l (1 qt.)
Primary Chain Case Capacity N/A
Coolant Capacity N/A
Weight, As Shipped (*Cert) 247 kg (545 lb.)
Weight, In Running Order (*Cert) 256 kg (564 lb.)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (*Cert) 454 kg (1,000 lb.)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Front (*Cert) 152 kg (335 lb.)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Rear (*Cert) 302 kg (665 lb.)
Luggage Capacity -Volume N/A


XL 883N Iron 883™

Engine Air-cooled, Evolution®
Bore (*Cert) 76.2 mm (3 in.)
Stroke (*Cert) 96.8 mm (3.811 in.)
Displacement (*Cert) 883 cc (53.9 cu in)
Compression Ratio (*Cert) 9:01
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Paper cartridge type
Exhaust Black exhaust headers and black mufflers
Lubrication System Dry-sump
Drivetrain XL 883N Iron 883™
Primary Drive (*Cert) Chain, 38/57
Final Drive (*Cert) Belt, 29/68 ratio
Clutch Multi-plate, wet
Transmission 5-speed
Gear Ratios (overall) 1st (*Cert) 9.315
Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd (*Cert) 6.653
Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd (*Cert) 4.948
Gear Ratios (overall) 4th (*Cert) 4.102
Gear Ratios (overall) 5th (*Cert) 3.517
Gear Ratios (overall) 6th (*Cert) N/A


XL 883N Iron 883™

Frame Mild steel, tubular frame; circular sections; cast junctions
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube section, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Fork 39 mm
Rear Shocks Coil-over; preload dual-adjustable
Wheels, Optional Style Type N/A
Wheels, Front Type Black 9 Spoke with Machined Highlights
Wheels, Front Width 2.15 in. (55 mm)
Wheels, Front Height 19 in. (483 mm)
Wheels, Rear Type Black 9 Spoke with Machined Highlights
Wheels, Rear Width 3 in. (76 mm)
Wheels, Rear Height 16 in. (406 mm)
Brakes, Caliper Type Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear
Brakes, Rotor Type Solid, uniform expansion rotors (Floating front)
Brakes, Front Diameter 300 mm (11.8 in.)
Brakes, Front Thickness 5 mm (0.2 in.)
Brakes, Front is dual No
Brakes, Rear Diameter 260 mm (10.24 in.)
Brakes, Rear Thickness 7.1 mm (0.28 in.)
Brakes, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Standard
Suspension Travel, Front 92 mm (3.6 in.)
Suspension Travel, Rear 41 mm (1.6 in.)


XL 883N Iron 883™

Engine Torque Testing Method (*Cert) EEC/95/1
Engine Torque (*Cert) 72 Nm (53.1 ft-lb)
Engine Torque (rpm) (*Cert) 3,500
Lean Angle Testing Method J1168
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 27
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 28
Fuel Economy Testing Method EU 134/2014
Fuel Economy 4.8 l/100 km (49 mpg)
CO2 Emissions Testing Method N/A
CO2 Emissions N/A
Electric XL 883N Iron 883™
Lights (as per country regulation), Headlamp 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
Lights (as per country regulation), Tail/Stop N/A
Lights (as per country regulation), Front Signal Lights N/A
Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps High beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning, low battery, security system (optional)
Lights, Rear Turn Signals
Gauges Handlebar-mounted electronic speedometer with odometer, time-of-day clock, dual tripmeter, low fuel warning light, low oil pressure light, engine diagnostics readout, LED indicator lights
Auxiliary Lamps N/A
Electric Power Outlet N/A
GPS System N/A
Reverse Gear N/A
Warranty And Service XL 883N Iron 883™
Warranty 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,600 km (1,000 miles), every 8,000 km (5,000 miles) thereafter