Harley-Davidson Street 500 (XG500) 2016 Specifications

Harley-Davidson Street 500

ModelStreet 500 (XG500)
Prices (2016)-MSRP Vivid Black $6,849
-MSRP Color $7,144
EngineAir-cooled, Twin Cam 110BTM
ValvesChain drive single overhead cam with mechanical lifters and rocker arms; four valves per cylinder
Bore x stroke2.72 in. x 2.6 in. (69 mm x 66 mm)
Displacement30 cu. in. (494 cc)
Compression Ratio11:1
Fuel SystemMikuni Single Port Fuel Injection, 35 mm bore
Air CleanerPaper, non-washable
Lubrication SystemPressurized, wet sump
Engine Torque 29.5 ft. lbs. @ 3500 RPM (40 Nm @ 3500 RPM)
Engine Power30 HP @ 7130 RPM (dyno test)
Dyno test (on wheel)
Lean Angle, Right (deg.)28.5°
Lean Angle, Left (deg.)28.5°
Fuel Economy41 mpg (5.74 L/100 km)
Primary DriveGear, 36/68 ratio
Final DriveBelt, 30/80 ratio
ClutchMulti-plate, wet
Transmission6-speed constant mesh spur gear
Gear Ratios (overall) 1st 14.25
Gear Ratios (overall) 2nd10.07
Gear Ratios (overall) 3rd7.45
Gear Ratios (overall) 4th5.99
Gear Ratios (overall) 5th5.04
Gear Ratios (overall) 6th4.53
Length87.6 in. (2225 mm)
Overall Width32.3 in. (820 mm)
Overall Height41.7 in. (1058 mm)
Seat Height, Laden25.7 in. (654 mm)
Seat Height, Unladen28 in. (710 mm)
Ground Clearance5.7 in. (145 mm)
Rake (steering head) (deg)32°
Fork Angle (deg)32°
Trail4.5 in. (115 mm)
Wheelbase60.4 in. (1534 mm)
Tires, Type(Michelin® Scorcher® “11” front and rear)
Tires, Front Specification100/80 R17
Tires, Rear Specification140/75 R15
Fuel Capacity3.5 gal. (13.1 L)
Reserve Fuel Capacity, Fuel Injection (warning light)0.8 gal
Oil Capacity (w/filter)3.3 qts. (3.1 L)
Transmission CapacityN/A
Primary Chain Case CapacityN/A
Coolant Capacity1.4 qts. (1.3 L)
Weight, As Shipped455 lbs. (206 kg)
Weight, In Running Order489 lbs. (222 kg)
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating950 lbs. (431 kg)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Front320 lbs. (145 kg)
Gross Axle Weight Rating, Rear630 lbs. (286 kg)
Luggage Capacity -VolumeN/A
FrameMild steel tubular frame; rectangular section backbone; stamped junctions; MIG welded
SwingarmMild steel, rectangular tube sections, stamped junctions; MIG welded
Front Fork37 mm telescopic (non-adjustable)
Rear ShocksTwin tubular shocks externally mounted (pre-load adjustment only)
Wheels, TypeBlack, 7-Spoke Cast Aluminum
Wheels, Front17 in. x 2.5 in. (432 mm x 64 mm)
Wheels, Rear15 in. x 3.5 in. (381 mm x 89 mm)
Brakes, Caliper Type2-piston floated front and rear
Brakes, Rotor TypeUniform expansion rotors
Brakes, Front Diameter11.8 in. x .24 in. (300 mm x 6 mm)
Brakes, Rear Diameter11.8 in. x .24 in. (300 mm x 6 mm)
Brakes, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)N/A
Suspension Travel, Front5.5 in. (140 mm)
Suspension Travel, Rear3.5 in. (89.5 mm)
BatterySealed, maintenance-free, 12V, 12-amp/hour, 225 cca
ChargingThree-phase, 35-amp system (17.7-amp at idle – 1000 RPM)
Starting0.9 kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement
Lights (as per country regulation), Headlamp55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
Lights (as per country regulation), Tail/Stop8W/28W (5W/21W) – LED
Lights (as per country regulation), Front Signal Lights
Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator LampsHigh beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning
Lights, Rear Turn Signals
Auxiliary LampsN/A
Electric Power OutletN/A
GPS SystemN/A
Reverse GearN/A
Warranty And Service
Warranty24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service IntervalFirst 1000 miles (1600 km), every 5000 miles (8000 km) thereafter


With cool, dark styling, urban agility, and the Revolution X™ engine, the Harley-Davidson Street® 500 invites young riders everywhere to ride into personal freedom. It’s built for maximum maneuverability, complemented by a minimalist, blacked-out design. 

NEW IN 2016 

Harley davidson Street 500

• Foundational brake system and new brake rotors 
• Ergonomic rear brake pedal position 
• Wider, ergonomic brake and clutch lever 
• Horn bracket relocated behind radiator
• Improved wire harness routing 
• Hot coolant indicator light 
• Paint color option 


Harley davidson Street 500


Harley davidson Street 500

• Aggressive stance 
• Blacked-out front end with black fork gators and black lowers 
• Narrow Black 7-Spoke Cast Aluminum wheels; skinny 17-inch front; 15-inch rear 
• Black café inspired speed screen 
• Black pullback handlebar 
• 4.3-gallon teardrop fuel tank 
• Chrome tank medallion 
• Blacked-out engine and covers 
• Black 2-into-1 upswept exhaust 
• LED taillight and mini bullet turn signals 
• Premium paint 
• Blank canvas for customization 


Harley davidson Street 500

• 25.4-inch low seat height; two-up seat 
• Narrow chassis 
• Slightly forward mid-mounted controls 
• Pull-back handlebar with broad, easy lock-to-lock sweep 
• Passenger footpegs 
• Light lift-off force 


Harley davidson Street 500

• Intuitive hand controls
• Handlebar-mounted 3.5-inch electronic speedometer 
• Odometer, trip meter, LED indicator lights for high beam, neutral, low oil pressure, turn signals, engine diagnostics, low fuel warning 
• Ignition, fork and gas cap locks 


Harley davidson Street 500 engine

• Revolution X™ 500 cc liquid-cooled, 60-degree V-Twin engine 
• 6-Speed transmission 
• Low-maintenance drive belt 
• Long travel suspension and specially-tuned shocks 
• Single disc brakes with dual piston caliper