Buyers Guide 2016 Harley-Davidson Street 500 | Buyer's Guide

2016 Harley-Davidson Street 500 | Buyer’s Guide

2016 Harley-Davidson Street 500 | Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide

2016 Harley-Davidson Street 500 | Buyer's Guide
2016 Harley-Davidson Street 500

Harley-Davidson takes aim at newer riders with the Street XG500. The smallest-displacement Harley in decades, the Street 500 weighs less than 500 pounds and has an enticingly low seat height.

Although it’s a budget bike, it has Mikuni EFI, a six-speed transmission, a liquid-cooled SOHC motor, and café racer styling that recalls the legendary XLCR 1000.

Michelin Scorcher 11 tires are mounted on the 15-inch rear and 17-inch front rims. The 2016 model year brings improved brakes, ergonomics, and detail work.

2016 Harley-Davidson Street 500 Specs:

  • Engine: Liquid-cooled, Revolution X V-Twin
  • Displacement: 30-cubic-inches (494 cc)
  • Fuel system: Mikuni Single Port Fuel Injection, 35 mm bore
  • Front tire: Michelin Scorcher “11F” Bias 100/80 R17
  • Rear tire: Michelin Scorcher “11” Radial 140/75 R15
  • Wheels: Black, 7-Spoke Cast Aluminum
  • Lean angle: 28.5°­
  • Length: 87.6 inches
  • Seat height (laden): 25.7 inches
  • Seat height (unladen): 28 inches
  • Ground clearance: 5.7 inches
  • Rake: 32°
  • Trail: 4.5 inches
  • Wheelbase: 60.4 inches
  • Weight (as shipped): 455 pounds
  • Fuel capacity: 3.5 gallons

2016 Harley-Davidson Street 500 Price:

  • MSRP From $6849

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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