Start a New Search

Looking for a specific make, model or year of motorcycle, and how it compares to the competition? Looking to design your own? Use our Bike Finder, below, to get everything you need.

2009 Harley-Davidson Softail® Cross Bones

User Rating Motorcycle.com 69 of 105
2009 Cruiser

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
2009 Harley-Davidson Softail® Cross Bones

2009 Harley-Davidson Softail® Cross Bones pictures, prices, information, and specifications. Below is the information on the 2009 Harley-Davidson Softail® Cross Bones. If you would like to get a quote on a new 2009 Harley-Davidson Softail® Cross Bones use our Build Your Own tool, or Compare this bike to other Cruiser motorcycles.

2009 Harley-Davidson Softail® Cross Bones Specifications

Motorcycle Insurance:

Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $16,999.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
Insurance
Finance
Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Twin Cam 96B™
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  87.9 / 119.2
Torque RPM  2750
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)  95.3 / 3.75
Stroke (mm/in)  111.3 / 4.38
Displacement (cc/ci)  1573.2 / 96
Compression Ratio  9.2:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Premium
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy/City)  54 / 35
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Hwy/City)  4.4 / 6.7
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5/6)  9.31 / 6.42 / 4.77 / 3.93 / 3.28 / 2.79
Reverse  No
Heel Toe Shifter  Standard
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Steel
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Width  135
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Tire Speed Rating  72H
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  200
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  55
Rear Tire Speed Rating  78V
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® MT135/90B16 72H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 200/55 R17 78V
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  7.54
Wheelbase (in/mm)  64.5 / 1638.3
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.9 / 124.5
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  6
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  700 / 317.5
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  737 / 334.3
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5 / 18.9
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.25
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  Yes
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  26.6 / 675.6
Number Of Seats  1
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver
Hand Grips  Standard
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Tank Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Tank Divider Material  Leather
Pocket  No
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Condition)  Limited
Destination Charge  330
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  USA
Introduction Year  2008
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
NADATrimID  33082
Display Name  Softail® Cross Bones™
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Decal Kit  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

Motorcycle Insurance:

 

Tip
Build Your Own Compare Standard Specs

View All Photos and Videos 2009 Harley-Davidson Softail® Cross Bones Photos & Videos

previous
next
Upload Photos Upload Videos
Write a Review: Got something to say?
The 2009 Harley-Davidson Softail® Cross Bones
is Rated #69 of 105 2009 Cruiser
Agree, Disagree?
Write a Review and rate the 2009 Harley-Davidson Softail® Cross Bones. Your review and rating will help rank 2009 Cruiser.
Recent 2009 Cruiser Reviews

View Detailed Reviews2009 Harley-Davidson Softail® Cross Bones Reviews

crossbones bad to the bone
By Tup(Owner), Jul. 5, 2009
Oct.08 zero miles July 4th. 16000 miles. This little Iron pony is the finest of them all in my opinion. The ride is amazing with the wide tires and soft tail/springer suspension. Incredibly powerful 96 c.i. V twin. It was the only bike that didn't look like the rest and I believe the performance is ... Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
Amazing looking bike that rides like a dream!
Apr. 12, 2009
Nearly everyone who rides this bike for the first time has low expectations of the handling of this bike before they get on it, but end up baffled by it's smooth, nimble ride. It's surprisingly comfortable for long distances too. Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
High... and Mighty
By Bart(Enthusiast), Jul. 25, 2009
I had the pleasure of a 24 hour time with the Crossbones. I know the first thing that you usually think looking at it is... its so--- high.



I'm 6'1" tall, and 210lbs. This bike fit like a glove. The ride is nimble, and exciting, but very smooth. You can definately feel the engine pull li... Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
09 cross bones
By scott (Owner), Sep. 23, 2009
unique style and incredibly smooth ride. this is my 3rd hd. all were great. this model is my keeper. no need to be a chrome or accessory freak on this...it would only destroy the look.
its also surprisingly rare on the road. Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
1st HD Ride
By XBones(Owner), May. 25, 2010
Well I must say I am very impressed with the crossbones. A woman rider and my first bike ever; I was a little intimidated by the size until I rode....I love it - It fits me to a T, very comfortable and handled awesome! I love my 2009 crossbones...wouldn't trade it for anything; unique and everyone c... Read Full Review

 

Overall
Performance
Quality & Reliability
Ride & Comfort
Value
Did you find this review useful? YES NO
1-5 of 10 Reviews
Write a Review Upload Photos Upload Videos

Find a Motorcycle Dealer

Interested in buying a new motorcycle? Find a Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Dealer now!
Find a Dealer

Motorcycle Insurance

Motorcycle Financing

Financing is one way to purchase a new motorcycle. There are various lenders available, as well as factory financing. You can receive fast,free online quotes.