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Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers Price Review

The new Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers is an impressive and classical stylish bike. This cruiser features an iconic balanced front fender with the chrome and bright headdress. This Indian cruiser is available in Indian Motorcycle Red, Thunder Black Pearl, and Star Silver Smoke. This new cruiser contains an industry-leading Ride Command infotainment. This new ride command includes the 7 inches of the glove-compatible touchscreen, turn-by-turn GP navigation, customizable split screens with vehicle data and 100-watt premium audio system with AM/FM and a lot more. The review of the new Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers with its price and specifications are given below.

Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers – Features and Price

Engine Features

The new Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers features the Thunder Stroke 111, which is the powerful and award-winning engine. It features the multi-directional finned valve covers, downward firing exhaust with large and parallel push-rod tubes. This engine can deliver the 119 ft-lbs of torque with extraordinary power at low RPM. The transmission consists up of the gearbox of 6-speedo offering more comfortable cruising. This cruiser features the keyless ignition offering a comfortable starting experience. The rider can quickly start the bike by keeping the proximity fob in his pocket and by pressing the start button and ride away.

Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers

Chassis Features

The new Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers features the original cast aluminum frame, which is light in weight is substantial. It gives excellent handling experience with confidence-inspiring stability on the highway. The new chrome highway bars offers the premium quality shine, and the rider has the option to accessorize it with stylish wraps or comfortable footrests. The high-profile area contains all-chrome hand controls, and all the wiring is routed inside the handlebars for cleaner and premium quality look like in 2018 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse Cruisers.

The steering geometry ensures to deliver the light and responsive handling experience whether the rider will ride a solo ride or with the passenger. The windshield can be raised or lowered depending on the requirement with the help of a handlebar-mounted button. The new 16 inches of wheels provides an iconic balanced front fender with 16 inches of the motor. The ABS braking system provides the confidence riding with ultimate braking control in all situation. Automotive-Quality cruise control is effortless to set, and it is effortless to adjust for smooth and relaxed highway cruising.

Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers

Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers – Price

The new Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers is available with the price ranging from $23,999 to $24,499.

Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers – Technical Specifications


Type Thunder Stroke 111
Displacement 111 cubic inches (1811 cc)
Bore x Stroke 3.976 inches x 4.449 inches (101 mm x 113 mm)
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Electronic Fuel Injection System Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore

Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers Specs


Primary Drive Gear Drive Wet Clutch
Drive/Driven Clutch Wet, Multi-Plate
Final Drive 2.2: 1


Peak Torque 119 ft-lbs (161.6 Nm)
Peak Torque RPM 3000 rpm

Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers Specs

Gear Ratio (Overall)

1st 9.403: 1
2nd 6.411: 1
3rd 4.763: 1
4th 3.796: 1
5th 3.243: 1
6th 2.789: 1


Suspension: Front – Type/Travel Telescopic Fork / 4.7 inches (119 mm) – Cartridge Type
Front Fork Tube Diameter 46 mm
Suspension: Rear – Type/Travel Single Shock w/ Air adjust / 4.5 inches (114 mm)


Brakes/Front Dual / 4 Piston Caliper / 300 mm Floating Rotor
Brakes/Rear Single / 2 Piston Caliper / 300 mm Floating Rotor
Wheels/Front Cast 19 inches x 3.5 inches
Wheels/Rear Cast 16 inches x 5 inches
Tires/Front Dunlop® American Elite 130/60B19 61H
Tires/Rear Dunlop® Elite 3 Multi-Compound 180/60R16 80H
Exhaust Split Dual Exhaust w/ Cross-over

Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers Specs


Wheelbase 65.7 inches (1668 mm)
Seat Height 26.0 inches (660 mm)
Ground Clearance 5.6 inches (142 mm)
Overall Height 54.6 inches (1388 mm)
Overall Length 101.2 inches (2571 mm)
Overall Width 39.4 inches (1000 mm)
Rake 25°
Trail 5.9 inches (150.0 mm)
Fuel Capacity 5.5 gallons (20.8 l)
GVWR 1385 lbs (628kg)
Weight 820 lbs


Color / Graphics Star Silver Smoke


Standard Equipment Standard Equipment: ABS; Cast Aluminum Frame containing Integrated Air-Box, Cruise Control, Driving Lights, Genuine Leather Seats, Highway Bar, Keyless Ignition, Power Windshield, Remote Locking Hard Saddle Bags, USB, Tire Pressure Monitoring, 100 Watt Stereo with AM/FM, Bluetooth, Smartphone Compatible Input, and Weatherband


Gauges Fairing-mounted instrument cluster including analog speedometer and tachometer, having fuel gauge, range, cruise control enabled, odometer, and current gear. 15 LED telltale indicators, cruise control set, neutral, check engine, high beam, turn signal, ABS, low fuel, low tire pressure, battery, security system, low engine oil pressure and MHP or km/h unit designation
Ride Command® 7″ Indian Touchscreen including real-time clock, ambient air temperature, heading, audio information display, vehicle trouble code readout, Vehicle Status (tire pressure, engine hours, voltage, oil change), Vehicle Info (speed, RPM, gear position, fuel range), Dual Trip Meters (fuel range, miles, average speed, average fuel economy, instantaneous fuel economy time), Ride Data (heading, altitude, moving time, stop time, altitude change), Bluetooth connectivity for phone and headset, Map/Navigation

Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers


This article provides the full review of the new Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers, and it is covered under bikescatalog.com. This cruiser features the powerful and high performing engine, which has been optimized to deliver massive power and excellent acceleration. The overall design and color combination is beautiful and stylish giving a fantastic look. The overall elegant appearance makes the jaw-dropping the view. The seat design makes the long distance ride full of fun. Those riders who prefer riding motorcycles for riding long distance rides should think about Indian 2018 Chieftain Classic Cruisers.

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