Buyers Guide 2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim | Buyer's Guide

2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim | Buyer’s Guide

2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim | Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide

2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim | Buyer's Guide
2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim

With a low seat that tapers to a narrow point just short of the fuel tank, the 2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim is a welcoming machine to riders moving up to a big-inch bike for the first time.

Power is both plentiful and controllable, thanks to the new-for-’16 High Output Twin Cam 103B motor and new air cleaner cover. Ergonomics trend toward cruising, rather than long-distance or aggressive riding.

Black parts outnumber shiny bits, and fat 16-inch Dunlop complete the look, as Harley-Davidson goes for the 1950s custom bobber feel on the Softail Slim.

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2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim Specs:

  • Engine: High Output Twin Cam 103B
  • Displacement: 103.1 cubic inches (1690cc)
  • Fuel system: Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection
  • Front tire: Dunlop D402F MT90B16 72H
  • Rear tire: Dunlop D402 MU85B16 77H
  • Wheels: Laced Steel
  • Right lean angle: 24 degrees
  • Left lean angle: 24.9 degrees
  • Length: 92.3 inches
  • Seat height (laden): 23.8 inches
  • Seat height (unladen): 28.2 inches
  • Ground clearance: 4.9 inches
  • Fork angle: 31 degrees
  • Trail: 5.8 inches
  • Wheelbase: 64.4 inches
  • Weight (as shipped): 677 pounds
  • Fuel capacity: 5 gallons

2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim Price:

  • MSRP From $14,899

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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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