2005 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883
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– 2005 Harley-Davidson XL 883 Sportster 883
XL 883 Sportster 883
The XL Sportster 883 is the most affordable Harley-Davidson model for 2005 at an MSRP of $6,495. Its rubber-mounted XL Evolution 883 engine delivers smooth power for easy get-aways and a vibration-free ride at highways speeds. All the classic Sportster styling elements are here: the distinctive “peanut” fuel tank, staggered dual exhaust and an oval air-cleaner cover.
XL 883 Sportster 883 features:
Rubber-mounted XL Evolution 883 engine
Silver powder-coated engine with polished covers
New 1-inch diameter rear axle and stiffer swingarm
Classic solo seat
Chrome staggered shorty dual exhaust
Mid-mount foot controls
Classic 3.3-gallon fuel tank
DIMENSIONS U.S. UNITS
Length 90.1 in.
Laden(1) 27.3 in.
Ground Clearance 5.6 in.
Rake Steering Head/Trail 29.6º / 4.6 in.
Wheelbase 60.0 in.
Fuel Capacity(2) 3.3 gals.
Oil Capacity 3.6 qts.
Dry Weight 553.0 lbs.
Running Order N/A
Displacement 53.86 in.³
Bore x Stroke 3.00 in. x 3.81 in.
Engine Torque(4)(5) 51.0 ft. lbs. @ 4300 rpm
Fuel System(6) Carburetor
Compression Ratio 8.9:1
Miles per Gallon(7)
Carb. 57 hwy / 48 city
Primary Drive Chain
Gear Ratio (overall)
Front Silver 13 spoke cast aluminum alloy
Rear Silver 13 spoke cast aluminum alloy
Front 100/90-19 57H
Rear 150/80B16 71H
Electronics Optional security system
Instruments Electronic speedometer; odometer; resettable tripmeter; diagnostic readout
Indicator Lamps Oil pressure; engine diagnostics
Brakes (diameter x width)
Front 11.5 in. x 0.20 in.
Rear 11.5 in. x 0.23 in.
Lean Angle (per SAEJ1168) 32º / 32º
Exhaust System Staggered shorty duals
Vivid black, brilliant silver pearl, sierra red pearl, chopper blue pearl
Silver powder-coated engine with polished covers; significantly reduced clutch lever effort; classic solo seat; mid-mount foot controls; low-rise handlebar
Vivid black $6,495
Pearl or Sunglo $6,715
Wheel option $320 (laced)
H-D® factory security system $275
Freight (applies to the 48 contiguous states and Alaska only) $195