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XL 1200CX Roadster™

Model Code XL1200CX
Length (*Cert) 2,185 mm (86 in.)
Overall Width (*Cert) 860 mm (33.9 in.)
Overall Height (*Cert) 1,080 mm (42.5 in.)
Seat Height, Laden N/A
Seat Height, Unladen (*Cert) 785 mm (30.9 in.)
Ground Clearance (*Cert) 5.9 in. (150 mm)
Rake (steering head) (deg) 28.9
Fork Angle (deg) 27.4
Trail (X.X in) 140 mm (5.5 in.)
Wheelbase (*Cert) 1,505 mm (59.3 in.)
Tires, Type Dunlop® Harley-Davidson Series, radial blackwall front and rear
Tires, Front Model Dunlop® Harley-Davidson Series, radial black wall
Tires, Front Specification 120/70R19 M/C
Tires, Rear Model Dunlop® Harley-Davidson Series, radial black wall
Tires, Rear Specification 150/70R18 M/C
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 1 l (1 qt.)
Primary Chain Case Capacity N/A
Coolant Capacity N/A
Weight, As Shipped (*Cert) 250 kg (551 lb.)
Weight, In Running Order (*Cert) 259 kg (571 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 1200CX Roadster™

Engine Air-cooled, Evolution®
Bore (*Cert) 88.9 mm (3.5 in.)
Stroke (*Cert) 96.8 mm (3.8 in.)
Displacement (*Cert) 1,202 cc (73.4 cu in)
Compression Ratio (*Cert) 10:01
Fuel System Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Paper Cartridge Type
Exhaust Shorty-dual exhaust with chrome tapered mufflers with laser cut black heat shields
Lubrication System Dry-sump
Drivetrain XL 1200CX Roadster™
Primary Drive (*Cert) Chain, 38/57 ratio
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 1200CX Roadster™

Frame Mild steel tubular frame; circular sections; cast junctions
Swingarm Mild steel, rectangular tube section, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Fork 43 mm inverted
Rear Shocks Variable rate spring over 36mm piston nitrogen gas-charged emulsion style shock with thread style preload adjustment
Wheels, Optional Style Type N/A
Wheels, Front Type Black Offset, Split 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum
Wheels, Front Width 3 in. (76 mm)
Wheels, Front Height 19 in. (483 mm)
Wheels, Rear Type Black Offset, Split 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum
Wheels, Rear Width 4.3 in. (109 mm)
Wheels, Rear Height 18 in. (457 mm)
Brakes, Caliper Type Dual-piston front, Dual-piston rear
Brakes, Rotor Type Dual floating rotors (front), Rear uniform expansion rotor
Brakes, Front Diameter 300 mm (11.8 in.)
Brakes, Front Thickness 5 mm (0.2 in.)
Brakes, Front is dual Yes
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 114 mm (4.5 in.)
Suspension Travel, Rear 81 mm (3.2 in.)


XL 1200CX Roadster™

Engine Torque Testing Method (*Cert) EC 134/2014
Engine Torque (*Cert) 98 Nm (72.3 ft-lb)
Engine Torque (rpm) (*Cert) 3,750
Lean Angle Testing Method J1168
Lean Angle, Right (deg.) 30.8
Lean Angle, Left (deg.) 31.1
Fuel Economy Testing Method EU 134/2014
Fuel Economy 5.2 l/100 km (45 mpg)
CO2 Emissions Testing Method N/A
CO2 Emissions N/A


XL 1200CX Roadster™

Lights (as per country regulation), Headlamp Quartz Halogen, 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 Dual Gauge – 4 “Digital Speedometer / Analog Tachometer
Auxiliary Lamps N/A
Electric Power Outlet N/A
GPS System N/A
Reverse Gear N/A
Warranty And Service XL 1200CX Roadster™
Warranty 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1,600 km), every 5,000 miles (8,000 km) thereafter