Buyers Guide 2017 Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout Buyer's Guide | Specs & Price

2017 Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout Buyer’s Guide | Specs & Price

2017 Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout

2017 Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout Buyer's Guide | Specs & Price
2017 Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout

With the beefy 49mm forks kicked out at a 37-degree angle, a 21-inch wheel up front, a fat 240 rear tire, and limited cornering clearance, the 2017 Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout is serious about its straight line intentions.

With a High Output Twin Cam 103B motor, the Breakout is a credible muscle bike on city streets. The drag bars and forward controls make for aggressive profiling, though Harley-Davidson does make accommodations for a passenger. Chopped fenders add to the purposeful appearance of the Breakout.

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2017 Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout Specs:


  • Motor: High Output Twin Cam 103B; pushrod, 2vpc
  • Bore x stroke: 3.87” x 4.374”
  • Displacement: 103 cubic inches
  • Maximum torque: 100 ft/lbs @ 3000 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 9.6:1
  • Cooling: Air
  • Fuel system: Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection
  • Lubrication: Dry sump
  • Transmission: 6-speed
  • Clutch: Hydraulically actuated assist-and-slip
  • Primary drive: Chain
  • Final drive: Belt


  • Frame: Mild tubular steel w/ rectangular backbone
  • Front suspension: Non-adjustable 49mm forks; 4.6 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: Horizontally mounted twin dual shocks; 3.6 inches of travel
  • Front tire: 130/60-21; Dunlop Harley-Davidson D408F bias
  • Rear tire: 240/40-18; Dunlop Harley-Davidson D407 radial
  • Wheels: Gloss Black Turbine w/ Machined Highlights
  • Front brake: 300mm floating rotor w/ four-piston caliper
  • Rear brake: 292mm fixed rotor w/ floating two-piston caliper
  • ABS: Standard


  • L x H x W: 95.7 x 41.1 x 37.7 inches
  • Wheelbase: 67.3 inches
  • Seat height: 25.8 inches
  • Rake: 35 degrees
  • Fork angle: 37 degrees
  • Trail: 5.7 inches
  • Right lean angle: 23.4 degrees
  • Left lean angle: 23.4 degrees
  • Fuel capacity: 5 gallons
  • EPA estimated fuel consumption: 42 mpg
  • Curb weight: 707 pounds

2017 Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout Colors:

  • Vivid Black
  • Charcoal Denim
  • Velocity Red Sunglo
  • Crushed Ice Denim
  • Laguna Orange
  • Hard Candy Hot Rod Red Flake

2017 Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout Prices (MSRP):

  • $19,299 (Vivid Black)
  • $19,699 (Charcoal Denim; Velocity Red Sunglo; Crushed Ice Denim)
  • $20,249 (Laguna Orange)
  • $20,499 (Hard Candy Hot Rod Red Flake)

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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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