Harley-Davidson of New Port Richey
5817 State Rd 54, New Port Richey, FL 34652

2021 Harley-Davidson® Street Glide® vs 2022 Indian Chieftain

2021 Harley-Davidson® Street Glide® vs 2022 Indian Chieftain

The 2021 Street Glide® and 2022 Chieftain both have similar goals in mind. They're designed to be bold, artistic statements on the grandest of scales. For Harley-Davidson®, they call this design expression a Grand American Touring. For Indian, they just call it a Touring. No matter what label you put on either bike, they're huge. Each one comes packed with saddlebags and a large fairing that give you the freedom to explore your country on a whim. Grab your gear and get ready to decide on which bike makes the better traveling companion serving New Port Richey Homosassa Crystal River.

Design

A 2021 Harley-Davidson® Street Glide®vs 2022 Indian Chieftain comparison must begin with the pulse of each design. A 2021 Harley-Davidson® Street Glide® is less grandiose than a 2022 Chieftain, something that is going to set much better with those who appreciate refinement and picking and choosing your design battles. Save for more paint options, you'll find that Indian goes long on the design of the Chieftain, something that really affects its handling. It's the longer of the two bikes, something that won't sit well with those who prefer a more refined look. The Chieftain is a 98.7 inch bike, compared to a 96.5 inch look for the Street Glide®. It actually makes more of a difference than you think. The two fairings on the bike also differ, with a huge field of view obscured by the Chieftain's look. Meanwhile, the tidy Batwing fairing on the Street Glide® settles in on a delicate look that doesn't really attempt to consume the entire bike of the design. A Street Glide® is cleaner and comes with colors like River Rock Gray and Billiard Red.

Defense

The 2021 Street Glide® is serving New Port Richey of New Port Richey customers with one of the most complete safety systems ever rigged up on a bike. The design is simple and unobtrusive. Brembo brakes are linked up to REFLEX Defensive Rider Systems and given a standard ABS configuration to prevent wheel lock in tricky situations. Your braking on the Street Glide® is much smoother than the Chieftain's braking. Speaking of Defensive Rider systems, you'll find that the Street Glide®'s Reflex systems are superior to anything offered by the Chieftain. If you want to really unleash the raw power of your motorcycle, you need the confidence that Harley-Davidson®'s safety mechanics bring to your bike's structure.

Infotainment System

The 2021 Harley-Davidson® Street Glide®vs 2022 Indian Chieftain might compete most fiercely in this area, as both bike makers have realized just how connected the world is these days. You can easily keep in touch on your Street Glide® thanks to the expertly positioned BOOM!™ Box GTS infotainment system. RIDE COMMAND handles Indian's new infotainment system on this bike. It does actually have some nice features, and we'd never claim otherwise. Despite this, Harley-Davidson®'s more responsive screen is placed so that it doesn't detract from your other important gauges. Positioning is key here, as it's a part of the design just like any other area of the bike. People who want a clean look to their touchscreen and a non-consuming position will prefer to grab the 2021 Street Glide® from Harley-Davidson® of New Port Richey.

Winner: 2021 Street Glide®

Harley-Davidson® brings its gorgeous styling to the 2021 Street Glide®, and it does so in a way that leaves the 2022 Chieftain is a confused state. Both bikes aspire to give over-the-top design and infotainment, but only one bike is going to look like a true gentleman while doing it. The Chieftain is the bike that brags; the Street Glide® is the bike that quietly wins. This year's hand-adjustable rear shocks on the Street Glide® give you a customized ride that's divine. Its REFLEX Defensive Rider Systems trump anything you might find on the 2022 Chieftain. And with 111 lb-ft of torque, your Street Glide® is going to have a powerful first step that feels like a winning lift-off every single time you take off against the wind. We love the 2021 Street Glide®, and we know you're going to love this bike from the minute you see it, too.

Test Ride the Street Glide®

Our team is serving New Port Richey Homosassa Crystal River customers with the freedom to really get out there and go one-on-one with the Street Glide®'s many wonders. Get in touch with Harley-Davidson® of New Port Richey today to schedule a test ride of the 2021 Street Glide®.

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