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2023 Harley-Davidson® Fat Bob® 114 vs. Low Rider® S | Branford, CT

If your next Harley-Davidson® cruiser needs to have serious muscle and unmistakable looks, consider the 2023 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob® 114 and 2023 Harley-Davidson Low Rider® S. The aggressively styled Fat Bob 114 is all about muscle — with a custom exhaust and big-twin engine. The blacked-out Low Rider S takes power to the next level with a larger big-twin and classic West Coast styling with a 1-inch moto handlebar on 4-inch risers behind a small screen fairing. Compare the specific differences between both bikes using this Fat Bob 114 vs. Low Rider S page put together by the team at Freedom Road Harley-Davidson. We’ve also created a Fat Bob 114 review and Low Rider S review for further research.

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2023 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob vs. Low Rider S

2023 Fat Bob 114 vs. Low Rider S Engine Specs & Powertrain

Big-twin power helps you conquer any road on the 2023 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob 114 or Low Rider S. Of the two bikes, you get a bigger Milwaukee-Eight® engine on the Low Rider S. Its 117 cubic-inch engine has the most torque output and largest displacement of any current Harley-Davidson factory-installed powerplant. Taking in air through a Heavy Breather intake, the Low Rider S engine makes 125 pound-feet of torque and is cooled with a combination air and oil system. Announce your presence through the 2-into-2 offset shotgun exhaust.

By comparison, the Fat Bob 114 is built with a Milwaukee-Eight 114 engine that makes 118 pound-feet of torque. It breathes through a ventilator air intake and out through a custom-finished 2-1-2 upswept exhaust.

Both bikes include an inverted front fork with single-cartridge technology and a hidden, free-piston coil-over rear monoshock that you can adjust without any tools on the Fat Bob 114.

Ride with up to 47 combined city and highway MPG on either motorcycle. However, one difference to note is their fuel tank; the Low Rider S has a larger 5-gallon gas tank than the 3.5-gallon tank on the Fat Bob 114.

See the performance specs for both bikes in the chart.

Model Fat Bob 114 Low Rider S
Engine Milwaukee-Eight 114 Milwaukee-Eight 117
Engine Bore 4.016 in. 4.075 in.
Displacement 114 cu.-in. 117 cu.-in.
Horsepower 95 HP 103 HP
Torque 118 lb.-ft. 125 lb.-ft.
Torque RPM 3,500 RPM 3,500 RPM
Combined Fuel Economy 47 MPG 47 MPG

2023 Fat Bob 114 vs. Low Rider S Safety & Technology

Visibility, stopping power, and easily viewable gauges characterize the 2023 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob 114 and Low Rider S. LED headlamps are standard on both motorcycles, but the Fat Bob 114 has an incandescent bullet taillamp while the Low Rider S has an LED Zeppelin tail lamp. Dual front brakes on both bikes boost your ability to stop; an antilock braking system upgrade is available for either one. Additionally, Low Rider S offers a rider safety enhancements upgrade and optional traction control.

Both bikes feature a 4-inch analog tachometer plus a digital speedometer, gear indicator, odometer, fuel level, clock, trip, and range readouts. Cruise control is included as new standard equipment for both in the 2023 model year. Keep your phone juiced up with a type-A USB power outlet on either motorcycle.

2023 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob engine

2023 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob

2023 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S speedometer

2023 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S

2023 Fat Bob 114 vs. Low Rider S Dimensions

In terms of overall dimensions, the 2023 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob 114 and Low Rider S are very similar. The Low Rider S is just an inch longer than the Fat Bob 114 and 4 pounds heavier in running order. Despite its name, the Low Rider S rides 1 inch higher than the Fat Bob 114. The addition of a pillion pad allows you to invite a friend along for the ride on the Fat Bob 114. Both bikes allow you to ride in a comfortable, upright position, but the Fat Bob 114 features forward foot controls while the Low Rider S has mid-mount foot controls.

Compare the key dimensions for both motorcycles in the accompanying chart.

Model Fat Bob 114 Low Rider S
Seating Two One
Length 92.1 in. 93.1 in.
Wheelbase 63.6 in. 63.6 in.
Rake 28 deg. 28 deg.
Trail 5.2 in. 5.7 in.
Laden Seat Height 27.7 in. 27 in.
Ground Clearance 4.7 in. 5.7 in.
Weight (as shipped / running order) 653 / 675 lbs. 650 / 679 lbs.

2023 Fat Bob 114 vs. Low Rider S Pricing

Find the 2023 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob 114 for sale starting at $18,899 MSRP and the 2023 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S starting at $18,199 MSRP. The starting price for both bikes is for them in Vivid Black.

*Prices listed are the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Prices for base models. Options such as color are available at additional cost. Prices exclude tax, title, licensing, registration fees, destination charges, surcharges (attributable to raw materials costs in the product supply chain), added accessories, and additional dealer charges, if any, and are subject to change. Harley-Davidson reimburses dealers for performing manufacturer-specified pre-delivery inspection and setup tasks. Dealer prices may vary.

2023 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob at night

2023 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob

2023 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S parked outside theater

2023 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S

Visit Freedom Road Harley-Davidson for a Test Ride

Whether you like the Fat Bob 114 or Low Rider S, Freedom Road Harley-Davidson is the place to find them for sale in Branford, CT. Browse our current inventory and set up a time to ride with your favorite bike. For more information, give our team a call at (203) 315-4759 or contact us online and we’ll be happy to help.

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