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2021 Indian Chieftain Limited [Model Overview]

2021 Indian Chieftain Limited

The 2021 Indian Chieftain Limited is a Touring Wonder

The Indian Chieftain Limited is one of four Chieftain models in the 2021 Indian line-up. This American-built touring cruiser shares much of the same DNA as the other Chieftains, with a touring-focused aesthetic, a large front fairing, slammed bags, chrome adornments, and a huge V-twin engine.

The Chieftain Limited uses Indian Motorcycle’s powerful Thunderstroke 116 engine. This is a 1,890 cc liquid-cooled V-twin engine with an impressive power output of 92 horsepower and 126 lb-ft of peak torque. That power is transferred to the wheel via a smooth six-speed transmission and kept under control using three selectable ride modes (Sport, Tour, and Standard), cruise control, rear cylinder deactivation control, and ABS.

Indian’s RideCommand infotainment is arguably one of the most exciting features of this cruiser. It features a touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay, and Navigation integration, and a smartphone and Bluetooth enabled 100 Watt audio system.

Other cool extras include remote-locking hard saddlebags, keyless ignition, a vinyl rogue seat, highway bars, and tire pressure monitoring.

For 2021, the Chieftain Limited is available in Thunder Black Pearl and Radar Blue color options. Both options come with ABS as standard.

The 2021 Indian Chieftain Limited starts at $27,999 USD / $34,499 CAD.

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new 2021 Indian Chieftain Limited in one place.

2021 Indian Chieftain Limited

Motorcycle Overview

General Info

  • Price: $27,999 USD / $34,499 CAD
  • Key Features:
    • Powerful Thunderstroke 116 V-twin engine
    • Indian Motorcycle RideCommand infotainment
    • Chromed out style
    • Lightweight cast-aluminum frame
    • Remote locking hard saddlebags

Main Specs

  • Engine type: 1,890 cc liquid-cooled Thunderstroke 116 V-twin
  • Horsepower: 92 HP
  • Torque: 126 lb-ft
  • Wet Weight: 790 lbs (358 kg)
  • Seat Height: 26.0 in (660 mm)

2021 Indian Chieftain Limited

2021 Indian Chieftain Limited Specifications

From Indian


Engine 1,890 cc, Thunderstroke® 116
Engine Power 92 HP
Bore x Stroke 4.063″ x 4.449″ (103.2mm x113mm)
Compression Ratio 11:1
Fuel System Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore
Starter Electric
Exhaust Split Dual Exhaust w/ Cross-over


Clutch Wet, Multi-Plate, Assist
Transmission 6 Speed
Final Drive Gear Drive Wet Clutch


Suspension Front Telescopic Fork
Suspension Rear Single Shock w/ Air adjust
Brakes Front Dual / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper
Brakes Rear Single / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper
Tires Front Metzeler Cruisetec 130/60B19 66H
Tires Rear Metzeler Cruisetec 180/60R16 80H
Fuel Tank Capacity 5.5 gal (20.8 L)
Color / Graphics Thunder Black Pearl, Radar Blue


Spark Plugs
Headlight LED Headlamp
Tail Light LED Taillight


Overall Length 98.5 in (2500.7 mm)
Overall Width 39 in (990.2 mm)
Overall Height 56.2 in (1428.5 mm)
Wheelbase 65.7 in (1667.8 mm)
Ground Clearance 5.4 in (137.3 mm)
Seat Height 26.5 in (672 mm)
Weight (Empty Tank / Full of Fuel) 796 lb (361 kg)/831 lb (377 kg)


Warranty 2 Years, Unlimited Miles

2021 Indian Chieftain Limited

2021 Indian Chieftain Limited Features


RIDE COMMAND is the largest, most customizable system on two wheels, with Apple CarPlay® integration, turn-by-turn navigation with intuitive destination search capabilities, Bluetooth connectivity, vehicle information, plus connected traffic and weather overlays to keep you on the road longer.


A bike that looks as good as it performs, the Chieftain Limited features a restyled fairing, slammed saddlebags, a 19 in front wheel and precise badging.


Thunderstroke 116 engine produces 126 ft-lb of torque for exceptional power at low RPM and responsive ride at any speed. 6-speed gearbox, throttle by wire and three distinct ride modes tailor the all the power perfectly to your needs.


LED lighting from nose to tail and a lowered stance complete the custom-inspired look.


Outstanding steering geometry and a lightweight cast aluminum frame combine to provide responsive handling and agile cornering.


The Chieftain Limited’s streamlined profile is enhanced by a 2-up rogue style seat.


Hear every note with high-output speakers in the fairing that deliver 100-Watts of crystal-clear audio. And the dynamic equalizer automatically adjusts for road, wind, and engine noise.


The Chieftain Limited comes standard with keyless ignition, cruise control, ABS and tire pressure monitoring.


With the push of a handlebar-mounted button, this flare windshield will raise or lower to your preferred position.

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