2002 Harley-Davidson XLH Sportster 883 Hugger

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2002 Harley-Davidson XLH Sportster 883 Hugger
2002 Harley-Davidson XLH Sportster 883 Hugger


– 2002 Harley-Davidson XLH Sportster 883 Hugger

By taking the distinctive styling of the Harley-Davidson® Sportster® and lowering the seat to just over 27 inches off the ground, you get the perfect angle for appreciating the solid muscle of the 883cc Evolution® V-Twin engine. The Hugger is closer to the ground than any other Sportster with easy-to-reach handlebars and footpegs that make it a very manageable bike to ride.

Key XLH SPORTSTER® 883 Hugger® Characteristics

-Lowest Sportster seat height
-Rigid mount 883cc Evolution® engine
-Silver powdercoated engine with polished covers
-Short stroke front forks and rear shocks
-Buckhorn handlebars
-Low profile solo seat (Two-up seat available via P&A)
-Mid-mount foot controls
-MSRP US $6,155

Vehicle specifications and features may vary from country to country depending on local laws, and some models are not available in certain countries.



Length 88.0 in. (2233.4 mm)
Seat Height (measure laden w/ 180 lb. rider) 27.1 in. (688.3 mm)
Seat Height TUV (measure unladen; int’l measure) (687 mm)
Ground Clearance 4.7 in. (119.3mm)
Rake 30.1 degrees
Trail 4.7 in. (119.3 mm)
Wheelbase 59.0 in. (1497.4 mm)
Tires: Dunlop Harley-Davidson Series S/T D401
Front 100/90-19
Rear 130/90HB16
Fuel Capacity (includes 0.5 gal. reserve) 3.3 gal. (12.5 L)
Reserve Fuel Capacity 0.5 gal. (1.9 L)
Oil Capacity 3.0 qts. (2.8 L)
Dry Weight 486.0 lbs. (220.6 kg)
Vehicle Weight In Running Order (int’l measure) (230 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 948.0 lbs. (430.4 kg)

Engine OHV V2®Evolution®
Valves Pushrod-operated overhead valves; with hydraulic
self-adjusting lifters; two valves per cylinder
Bore and Stroke 3.00 x 3.81 in. (76.2 X 96.8 mm)
Displacement 53.86 cu. in. (883 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Fuel System Carburetion (40 mm constant velocity with enrichener and accelerator pump)
Air Cleaner/Filter Oval “racetrack”; High efficiency pleated paper filtration
Ignition Inductive, battery-powered,V Fire III™ electronic
breakerless with solid-state dual stage advance
Lubrication System Dry sump, gear drive pump with full flow spin-on disposable oil filter

Primary Drive Triple-row chain; 35/56-tooth sprockets; 1.60:1
Final Drive Gates aramid fiber reinforced Poly Chain belt; 27/61-tooth sprockets; 2.259:1
Clutch Multi-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath
Transmission Five-speed,constant mesh
Gear Ratio:
1st 9.717
2nd 6.690
3rd 5.180
4th 4.267
5th 3.615P

Frame Mild steel, twin cradle
Swing Arm Mild steel, rectangular section
Front Fork 39mm
Rear Shocks Short stroke
Wheels 19 in. front, 16 in. rear, 13-spoke aluminum cast (laced option)
Caliper Type Four-piston front and rear
Rotor Type (diameter x width): Patented, uniform expansion rotors
Front 11.5 in. x .20 in. (292.1 mm x 5.08 mm)
Rear 11.5 in. x .23 in. (292.1 mm x 5.82 mm)
Suspension travel:
Front wheel 4.1 in. (104.1 mm)
Rear wheel 2.1 in. (53.3 mm)

Engine Torque 49 ft. lbs. @ 4500 rpm (66 NM @ 4600 rpm)
Braking at 60 mph (96.6 kph):
Maximum load 160 ft. (48 m)
Lean Angle (per SAEJ1168):
Right 33 degrees
Left 35 degrees

Battery Sealed 12-volt, 19 amp-hour, 270cca (per Battery Council International rating)
Charging 22-amp permanent magnet alternator with solid-state regulator
(275 watts @ 3,000 rpm, 285 peak)
Starting Electric start
Lights: (As per country regulation)
Headlamp Quartz halogen 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
Tail/stop lights 8w/28w, (5w/21w)
Turn signal lights 28w self-canceling, (21w)
Running lights Integrated in front turn signals (except where prohibited by law)

Engine Trim Polished
Exhaust System Staggered shorty duals
Front Fender Sport-style
Handlebars Buckhorn
Footpegs Isolated
Seat Low-profile solo
Instruments Speedometer with odometer and resettable tripmeter

Vivid Black, Real Teal Pearl,White Pearl
Concord Purple Pearl, Real Red Pearl, Impact Blue Pearl

Warranty 12 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval First 1,000 miles (1,600 Km); every 5,000 miles (8,000 Km) thereafter.
– Inspections of certain systems and components are required at 2,500 mile (4,000 Km) intervals –

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