Buyers Guide 2016 Indian Scout

2016 Indian Scout

2016 Indian Scout | Buyer’s Guide

2016 Indian Scout
2016 Indian Scout

Featuring a liquid-cooled, DOHC motor that is decisively oversquare and revs out to produce over 100 horsepower, the 2016 Scout is Indian’s performance cruiser, rather than another retro recliner.

With its weight down to 558 pounds with the 3.3-gallon tank filled, the 2016 Indian Scout is a fast machine. Still easy to handle around town thanks to a 25.3-inch seat height, the Scout does have a fairly relaxed 29 degrees of rake, so it is not overly fussy about rider input. Cornering clearance is over 30 degrees, enabling the Scout to perform in canyons without dragging too often.

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2016 Indian Scout Specifications


  • Engine type: Liquid Cooled V-Twin
  • Displacement: 69 cubic inches (1131cc)
  • EFI: Closed loop fuel injection

    Throttle body: 60mm bore

  • Exhaust system: Split dual exhaust with crossover
  • Max. power: 100 horsepower
  • Peak torque: 72.2 ft/lbs @ 5900 rpm


  • Front suspension: Telescopic forks w/ 4.7 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: Dual shocks w/ 3.0 inches of travel
  • Front brakes: 298 mm rotor w/ 4-piston caliper
  • Rear brakes: 298 mm rotor w/ 2-piston caliper
  • Front tires: 130/90-16 72H
  • Rear tires: 150/80-16 71H
  • Front wheel size: 16″ x 3.5″
  • Rear wheel size: 16″ x 5″


  • Fuel capacity: 3.3 gallons
  • Ground clearance: 5.3 inches
  • Overall height: 47.5 inches
  • Overall width: 34.6 inches
  • Overall length: 91 inches
  • Rake: 29°
  • Trail: 4.7 inches
  • Seat height: 25.3 inches
  • Wheelbase: 61.5 inches
  • Lean angle: 31 degrees
  • Wet weight: 558 pounds

2016 Indian Scout Colors:

  • Thunder Black, Silver Smoke, Wildfire Red, Indian Red, Thunder Black Smoke,

2016 Indian Scout MSRP:

  • From $10,999


Don Williams
Don Williams
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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