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