2016 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special Specs

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These are the known mechanical and performance specifications for your 2016 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special.

Basic Specs

ModelHarley-Davidson Road Glide Special
CostUS$ 23499. Euro 26145. Prices depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc.


Displacement1687.97 ccm (103.00 cubic inches)
TypeIntegrated Oil-Cooler
DetailsV2, four-stroke
Bore/Stroke98.4 x 111.3 mm (3.9 x 4.4 inches)
FuelingInjection. ESPFI
ExhaustChrome, 2-1-2 dual exhaust with tapered mufflers
LubricationDry sump
CoolingOil & air


Final DriveBelt
ClutchMulti-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath
DrivelineChain, 34/46 ratio primary drive


Horespower87.00 HP (63.5 kW)
Torque138.00 Nm (14.1 kgf-m or 101.8 ft.lbs)
Top Speed

Fuel Economy & Polution

Fuel Consumption5.60 litres/100 km (17.9 km/l or 42.00 mpg)
Fuel Capacity22.71 litres (6.00 gallons)
Emissions129.9 CO2 g/km. (CO2 - Carbon dioxide emission)


Frame Type
Trail173 mm (6.8 inches)
Front SuspensionTelescopic fork
Front Travel
Rear SuspensionTwin shocks
Rear Travel
Seat Height695 mm (27.4 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting.
Alt. Seat Height
Total Height
Total Length2,430 mm (95.7 inches)
Total Width
Ground Clearance140 mm (5.5 inches)
Wheelbase1,625 mm (64.0 inches)
Dry Weight369.0 kg (813.5 pounds)
Wet Weight385.0 kg (848.8 pounds)

Wheels & Brakes

Front Tire/Tyre130/70-BW18
Rear Tire/Tyre180/65-BW16
Front BrakesDouble disc. ABS. 4-piston
Front Brake Diameter
Rear BrakesSingle disc. ABS. 4-piston
Rear Brake Diameter
WheelsEnforcer Cast Aluminum


It appears you're interested in specifications for the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special. This Touring model is powered by a Integrated Oil-Cooler V2, four-stroke engine with 1687.97 ccm (103.00 cubic inches) of actual displacement before 9.7:1 compression. Fueling is metered via Injection. ESPFI allowing this machine to produce its 87.00 HP (63.5 kW) horsepower and 138.00 Nm (14.1 kgf-m or 101.8 ft.lbs) torque. According to our records engine heat of the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special is moderated by Oil & air. You'll need to get familiar with the 6-speed transmission and pay attention to final drive Belt maintainence. Our best information shows that the front tire size is 130/70-BW18 and the rear is 180/65-BW16 . The entire package is supported by the frame, . We know you like to go fast or cruise all day, but when you need to stop, you'll be dependant on Double disc. ABS. 4-piston front brakes and Single disc. ABS. 4-piston rear brakes. The Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special was launched in 2016, and we're happy to know (or assume) you've got one in your garage. To help you keep your ride in tip-top shape, consider purchasing an owner or service manual.

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