2002 Sportster

Other than the introduction of a new Sportster model, the 2002 line up remained basically unchanged.

In 2002 Harley-Davidson introduced the new XL 883R which is modeled after the 1970 XR-750. Unlike all other 2002 Sportster models, it came with a 2 in 1 exhaust. It was also the only 2002 883 model with dual front disc brakes.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

Example: 1HD1CJM162K201624 appears on steering head. Abbreviated VIN appears on engine crankcase - CJM2201624


Motorcycle Origin

Manufacturer/ Make

Motorcycle Displacement

Model Designation

Engine Size

Introduction Date / Special Models

VIN Check Digit

Model Year

Assembly Plant

Serial Number
Made in USAHarley Davidson1 = 901 cc & up
4 = 351-900 cc
CA = XLH 883
CE = XLH 883 Hugger
CJ = XL 883C Custom
CK = XL 883R
CA = XL1200
CG = XL 1200C Custom
CH = XL1200S Sport
M = 883 CC ENGINE
P = 1200 CC ENGINE
1 = Regular
2 = Mid Year Intro Date
3 = California Models
Can be
0 - 9 or X
2 = 2002 K = Kansas City, MO
1 HD 1 CJ M 1 6 2 K 201624
Motorcycle OriginManufacturerDisplacementModelEngine SizeIntroduction DateVIN Check DigitModel YearAssembly PlantSerial Number
USAHarley Davidson1 = 901 cc & upCA = XLH 883M = 883 Engine1 = RegularCan be 0-9 or X2 = 2002K = Kansas City, MO6 numerical digits
..4 = 351-900 ccCE = XLH 883 HuggerP = 1200 Engine2 = Mid Year Intro Date....
...CJ = XL883C Custom.3 = California Model....
...CK = XL883R......
...CA = XL1200......
...CG = XL1200C Custom......
...CH = XL1200S Sport......
1HD1CJM162K201624

Engine, Drivetrain, Performance

1200

Engine

  • 4 Cycle, Air Cooled, Over Head Valve, 45 degree V-twin, Evolution®
  • Bore: 3.498 in / 88.85 mm
  • Stroke: 3.812 in / 96.82
  • Displacement: 73.3 cubic in. / 1203 cc
  • Compression Ratio: 9.1:1 (10:1 - 1200 Sport)
  • Fuel System: Carburetor - 40 mm constant velocity with enrichener and accelerator pump
  • Carburetor Main Jet: 170 / 195 (49 State), 185 / 195 (California), 200 (HDI)
  • Carburetor Slow Jet: 42
  • Engine Idle Slow Speed: 1050 rpm
  • Engine speed for setting ignition timing: 1050 - 1500

Drivetrain

  • Primary Drive: Chain,
  • Gear Ratios (overall)
    • 1st:
    • 2nd
    • 3rd:
    • 4th:
    • 5th:

Performance

  • Engine Torque Testing Method:
  • Engine Torque: 72 @ 4500 (76 @ 4500 - 1200 Sport)
  • Lean Angle, Right (deg.):
  • Lean Angle, Left (deg.):
  • Fuel Economy, Combined City/Highway:

883

Engine

  • 4 Cycle, Air Cooled, Over Head Valve, 45 degree V-twin, Evolution®
  • Bore: 3.0005 in. / 76.20 mm
  • Stroke: 3.812 in / 96.82 mm
  • Displacement: 53.9 cubic in. / 883 cc
  • Compression Ratio:9.0:1
  • Fuel System: Carburetor - 40 mm constant velocity with enrichener and accelerator pump
  • Ignition: Inductive, battery-powered,V Fire III electronic breakerless with solid-state dual stage advance1)
  • Lubrication System Dry sump, gear drive pump with full flow spin-on disposable oil filter2)

Drivetrain

  • Primary Drive: Triple-row chain
  • Primary Drive Front Gear: 35 tooth
  • Primary Drive Rear Gear: 56 tooth
  • Transmission Gear Ratio: 1.60:1
  • Clutch Multi-plate with diaphragm spring in oil bath
  • Five-speed,constant mesh
  • Clutch Gear Ratios (overall)
    • 1st: 9.717
    • 2nd: 6.690
    • 3rd: 5.180
    • 4th: 4.267
    • 5th: 3.615
  • Final Drive: Gates aramid fiber reinforced Poly Chain belt;
  • Final Drive Front Gear: 27 tooth
  • Final Drive Rear Gear: 61-tooth
  • Final Drive Ratio: 2.259:1

Performance

  • Engine Torque Testing Method:
  • Engine Torque: 53 Nm @ 4500 rpm
  • * Lean Angle, Right (deg.):
  • Lean Angle, Left (deg.):
  • Fuel Economy, Combined City/Highway:

All Models

  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) 948 lb / 430 kg
  • Gross Axel Weight Rating - Front (GAWR-FRONT) 353 lb / 150 kg
  • Gross Axel Wwight Rating - Rear (GAWR-REAR) 595 lbs / 270 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 3.3 gal / 12.5 l
  • Fuel Reserve Capacity: .5 gal / 1.89 l
  • Oil tank Capacity: 3 qt / 2.84 l
  • Transmission Capacity 32 oz / 946 ml
  • Front Fork (per side)
    • Wet: 9 oz / 266 ml
    • Dry: 10.2 oz / 302 ml
  • Brake Disc Diameter (Front and Rear): 11.5 in / 262 mm
  • Brake Disc Minimum Thickness
    • Front: 0.200 in / 5.08 mm
    • Rear: 0.230 in / 5.84 mm
  • Max Disc Runout (Front and Rear): 0.008 in / 0.20 mm

Chassis

  • Frame Mild steel, twin cradle
  • Swing Arm Mild steel, rectangular section
  • Front Fork: 39mm
  • Rear Shocks Short stroke
  • Brakes: Caliper Type Four-piston front and rear
  • Suspension travel:
    • Front wheel: 4.1 in / 10.41 cm
    • Rear wheel: 2.1 in / 5.33 cm

Electrical

  • Battery Sealed 12-volt, 19 amp-hour, 270 cca
  • Charging 22-amp permanent magnet alternator with solid-state regulator (275 watts @ 3,000 rpm, 285 peak)
  • Starting Electric start
  • Lights
    • Headlamp Quartz halogen 55-watt low beam, 60-watt high beam
    • Tail/stop lights (US) 8w/28w, International 5w/21w
    • Turn signal lights 28w self-canceling, (21w)
    • Running lights integrated in front turn signals (except International models)

Models

XLH883

  • Vivid Black: $5,695 3)
  • What is the Current KBB Value? 4)
  • Color Option:
  • Two Tone Option:
  • Security Option:
  • California Emissions:
  • Freight:

Styling

  • Seat: Solo
  • Foot Controls: Mid-mount
  • Engine Trim: Polished
  • Exhaust System: Staggered shorty duals
  • Front Fender: Sport-style
  • Handlebars: Low-rise stainless steel

Dimensions

  • Length: 88.1 in / 223.8 cm
  • Width: 33 in / 83.8 cm
  • Height: 47.5 in / 120.7 cm
  • Ground Clearance: 6.70 in / 17 cm
  • Rake (steering head) (deg): 30.15)
  • Trail: .7 in. / 11.93 cm 6)
  • Wheelbase:60 in / 152.4 cm
  • Tires, Front: 100/90-19
  • Tires, Rear: 130/90HB16
  • Weight, As Shipped: 488 lb / 222 kg

XLH883 Hugger

Lowest seat in the 2002 Sportster line up 7)

  • Vivid Black: $6,155
  • Color Option:
  • Two Tone Option:
  • Security Option:
  • California Emissions:
  • Freight:

Styling

  • Seat: Low profile solo
  • Foot Controls: Mid-mount
  • Engine Trim: Silver Powder Coated with polished rocker boxes
  • Exhaust System: Staggered shorty duals
  • Front Fender: Sport-style
  • Handlebars: Buckhorn

Dimensions

  • Length: 88.0 in /223.34 cm
  • Seat Height, Laden: 27.1 in / 68.83 cm
  • Seat Height, Unladen: 27 in / 68.7 cm
  • Ground Clearance: 4.7 in / 11.93 cm
  • Rake: (in deg) 30.1
  • Trail: 4.7 in. / 11.93 cm
  • Wheelbase 59.0 in. / 149.74 cm
  • Tires: Dunlop Harley-Davidson Series S/T D401
    • Front: 100/90-19
    • Rear: 130/90HB16
  • Fuel: Capacity: 3.3 gal / 12.5 l
  • Reserve Fuel Capacity: 0.5 gal / 1.9 l
  • Oil Capacity: 3.0 qts. / 2.8 L
  • Dry Weight: 486.0 lbs / 220.6 kg
  • Vehicle Weight In Running Order: 507 lbs / 230 kg
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating: 948.0 lbs / 430.4 kg
  • Wheels 19 in. front, 16 in. rear, 13-spoke aluminum cast (laced option)
  • What is the Current KBB Value? 8)

XL 883C Custom

  • Vivid Black: $6,795 9)
  • What is the Current KBB Value? 10)
  • Color Option:
  • Two Tone Option:
  • Security Option:
  • California Emissions:
  • Freight:

Styling

  • Engine: Silver powdercoated engine with polished rocker boxes
  • Steering: Tall, chromed riser with drag style handlebar
  • Headlight: Chrome bullet headlight
  • Wheels: Laced front wheel, disc rear wheel
  • Seat: One-piece, low-profile, two-up seat
  • Foot controls: Forward foot controls
  • Low-profile rear shocks
  • Exhaust System Staggered shorty duals

Dimensions

  • Length: 89.0 in / 225.88 cm
  • Seat Height Laden: 27.6 in / 69.95 cm
  • Seat Height Unladen: 28 in / 71 cm
  • Ground Clearance: 6.7 in / 17 cm
  • Rake: (in deg) 29.6
  • Trail: 4.6 in / 11.67 cm
  • Wheelbase: 60 in / 152.28 cm
  • Tires: Dunlop Harley-Davidson Series S/T D401
    • Front: 100/90-21
    • Rear: 130/90HB16
  • Fuel Capacity: 3.3 gal / 12.5 l
  • Reserve Fuel Capacity: 0.5 gal / 1.9 l
  • Oil Capacity: 3.0 qts / 2.8 l
  • Dry Weight 489.0 lbs / 222 kg
  • Vehicle Weight in Running Order: 518 lbs / 235 kg
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 948.0 lbs / 430.4 kg
2002 Sportster XL 883C Custom

XL 883R Roadster

  • Vivid Black:
  • What is the Current KBB Value? 11)
  • Color Option:
  • Two Tone Option:
  • Security Option:
  • California Emissions:
  • Freight:

Dimensions

  • Length:
  • Seat Height, Laden:
  • Seat Height, Unladen:
  • Ground Clearance:
  • Rake (steering head) (deg):
  • Trail:
  • Wheelbase:
  • Tires, Front:
  • Tires, Rear:
  • Fuel Capacity:
  • Oil Capacity(with filter):
  • Weight, As Shipped:
  • Weight, In Running Order:

12)

  • 2002 XL883R

XL 883P Police

  • What is the Current KBB Value? 13)

XLH 1200

  • Vivid Black:
  • What is the Current KBB Value? 14)
  • Color Option:
  • Two Tone Option:
  • Security Option:
  • California Emissions:
  • Freight:

Dimensions

  • Length:
  • Seat Height, Laden:
  • Seat Height, Unladen:
  • Ground Clearance:
  • Rake (steering head) (deg):
  • Trail:
  • Wheelbase:
  • Tires, Front:
  • Tires, Rear:
  • Fuel Capacity:
  • Oil Capacity(with filter):
  • Weight, As Shipped:
  • Weight, In Running Order:

XL 1200C Custom

  • Vivid Black:
  • What is the Current KBB Value? 15)
  • Color Option:
  • Two Tone Option:
  • Security Option:
  • California Emissions:
  • Freight:

Dimensions

  • Length:
  • Seat Height, Laden:
  • Seat Height, Unladen:
  • Ground Clearance:
  • Rake (steering head) (deg):
  • Trail:
  • Wheelbase:
  • Tires, Front:
  • Tires, Rear:
  • Fuel Capacity:
  • Oil Capacity(with filter):
  • Weight, As Shipped:
  • Weight, In Running Order:

XL 1200S Sport

  • Vivid Black:
  • What is the Current KBB Value? 16)
  • Color Option: Impact Blue
  • Two Tone Option:
  • Security Option:
  • California Emissions:
  • Freight:

Dimensions

  • Length:
  • Seat Height, Laden:
  • Seat Height, Unladen:
  • Ground Clearance:
  • Rake (steering head) (deg):
  • Trail:
  • Wheelbase:
  • Tires, Front:
  • Tires, Rear:
  • Fuel Capacity:
  • Oil Capacity(with filter):
  • Weight, As Shipped:
  • Weight, In Running Order:

17)

  • 2002 XL1200S Sport

Colors

  • Vivid Black (All models)
  • Luxury Rich Red Pearl (883, 883C)
  • Luxury Blue Pearl (883, 883C)
  • Real Teal Pearl (Hugger, 883C)
  • White Pearl (Hugger, 883C)
  • Concord Purple Pearl (Hugger, 883C)
  • Real Red Pearl (Hugger, 883C)
  • Impact Blue Pearl (Hugger, 883C)
  • Racing Orange (883R)

Wheel Options

  • Laced

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