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2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster® Iron 883

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2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster® Iron 883

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2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster® Iron 883 Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Standard
BASE MSRP(US)  $7,899.00
Dealers Harley-Davidson Dealers
Warranty  24
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Engine:  
Engine Brand Name  Evolution®
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  55 / 74.6
Torque RPM  3500
Cooling  Air
Valves  4
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  OHV - Pushrod
Bore (mm/in)  76.2 / 3
Stroke (mm/in)  96.8 / 3.81
Displacement (cc/ci)  883.3 / 53.9
Compression Ratio  8.9:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
US Miles Per Gallon (Hwy/City)  60 / 45
CAN Liters Per Kilometer (Hwy/City)  3.9 / 5.2
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  No
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)  10.78 / 7.7 / 5.73 / 4.75 / 4.07
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Chromed  No
Tire Brand  Dunlop®
Front Tire Width  100
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Tire Speed Rating  57H
Front Wheel Diameter  19
Rear Tire Width  150
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Tire Speed Rating  71H
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 100/90 R19 57H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  Dunlop® 150/80 R16 71H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.5 / 292.1
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.5 / 292.1
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)  7.15
Wheelbase (in/mm)  60 / 1524
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  3.9 / 99.1
Length (ft/ft)  7
Length (ft/in)  2
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  548 / 248.6
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  565 / 256.3
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  3.3 / 12.5
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.61
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Leather
Seat Location  Driver
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  25.3 / 642.6
Number Of Seats  1
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Radiator Cover  No
Side Cover  Yes
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Service Reminder  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Condition)  Limited
Destination Charge  300
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Standard
Manufacturer Country  USA
Introduction Year  2009
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Harley-Davidson
Display Name  Sportster® Iron 883
Paint & Finish:  
Paint  Standard
Lights:  
Headlight Visor  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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Iron 883 is the BEST
By Brian(Owner), Apr. 15, 2009
I have to say, I did not like the flat black series of motorcycles to start with. My 17yo son did. He was on a Suzuki C50T 800cc bike and would sit on every bike in the Harley shop. Myself, on a wing for a long time, now on the '09 Ultra, WOW! Well, I decided to surprise him with the Iron 883. ... Read Full Review

 

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Excellent Bike
By Christopher Sacharok(Owner), Aug. 14, 2009
I was worried about a few things when I looked into this bike. My main concerns were that I'm 6 foot even, so I worried about the mid controls being uncomfortable. Also, the 883 engine size might be disappointing.



Let me tell you, I was wrong on every single count. The stock pipes roar off th... Read Full Review

 

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First Harley
By Andy Stacey(Owner), Mar. 11, 2010
I had decided to buy a Harley Sportster and tried them all. I decided that my favourite to look at was the Iron 883, most comfortable handlebars were on the nightster (being wider and further back) and most suitable foot controls were on the custom (being forward mounted). So I ordered an Iron with ... Read Full Review

 

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Love it...
By Mike(Owner), Mar. 23, 2010
I waited a year before commenting because I wanted miles and time on the bike under my belt.



The stock chrome pipes came off and replaced with flat-black V&H "Short Shots" and the look and sound are better. The bike is comfortable for an hour. Then it's time to walk a bit. I'm 5'1... Read Full Review

 

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GREAT looking bike
By Scott(Owner), Jan. 19, 2010
I bought this bike when Harley had the ride a sportster for a year and trade in for a dyna, softail, or touring bike and get MSRP back within a year. It was my first Harley and I loved the bike. I love the look of the bike. The performance was surprising. The quality and reliability was great. ... Read Full Review

 

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