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2009 Yamaha FZ 1 vs. 2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Nightster Side-by-Side Comparison


Compare the 2009 Yamaha FZ 1 vs 2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Nightster. The 2009 Yamaha FZ 1 has an MSRP of $9,790, while the 2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Nightster has an MSRP of $9,899.
 
KEY FACTS
   
Manufacturer Yamaha Harley-Davidson
Model FZ Sportster
Year 2009 2009
Class Standard Standard
Country of Origin Japan USA
MSRP $9,790

PRICE QUOTE
$9,899

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PRICE
   
Warranty 12 months 24 months
 
Engine
   
Cylinders 4 2
Compression Ratio 11.5:1 9.7:1
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Displacement (cc) 998 1202.8
Valve Configuration DOHC OHV - Pushrod
Starter Electric Electric
Cooling Liquid Air
Engine Type Horizontal In-line V Twin
 
Seat Specifications
   
Number Of Seats 2 1
Seat Height (in) 32.1 25.3
 
Front Suspension
   
Front Suspension Size (in) 1.7
Front Travel (in) 5.1
Front Suspension Type Inverted Fork Telescopic Fork
 
Rear Suspension
   
Rear Travel (in) 5.1
Rear Suspension Brand Name
Rear Suspension Type Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm
 
Dimensions
   
Ground Clearance (in) 3.9
Trail (in) 4.3 4.6
Width (in) 30.3
Wheelbase (in) 57.5 60
Length (in) 84.3 85.8
 
Capacities
   
Fuel Capacity (gal) 4.75 3.3
 
Misc
   
Major Revision Year 2006 2007
Year 2009 2009
Manufacturer Country Japan USA
Generic Type (Primary) Standard Standard
 
Weight
   
Dry Weight (lbs) 439 545
 
Transmission
   
Number Of Speeds 6 5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Chain Belt
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Reverse No No
 
Brakes
   
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type Dual Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc
 
Tires
   
Rear Tire (Full Spec) Metzeler 190/50 ZR17 Dunlop 150/80 R16 71H
Front Tire (Full Spec) Metzeler 120/70 ZR17 Dunlop 100/90 R19 57H
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2009 Yamaha FZ 1 vs 2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Nightster