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2022 Indian Chieftain® Elite
2022 Indian Chieftain® Elite

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Indian
Indian
Model Year
2022
2022
Model
Chieftain® Elite
Chieftain® Elite
Model Code
N22TCEBBA2
N22TCEBBA2
Color
Heavy Metal Smoke with Polished Bronze Accents
Heavy Metal Smoke with Polished Bronze Accents

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Dual / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper

Rear - Single / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper

ABS

Front - Dual / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 4 Piston Caliper

Rear - Single / 300 mm Floating Rotor / 2 Piston Caliper

ABS

Wheels

Front - Precision Machined 19 x 3.5 in.

Rear - Precision Machined 16 x 5 in.

Front - Precision Machined 19 x 3.5 in.

Rear - Precision Machined 16 x 5 in.

Tires

Front - Metzeler Cruisetec 130 / 60B19 61H

Rear - Metzeler Cruisetec 180 / 60R16 80H

Front - Metzeler Cruisetec 130 / 60B19 61H

Rear - Metzeler Cruisetec 180 / 60R16 80H

Dimensions

Length
Overall - 98.7 in. (2,506 mm)
Overall - 98.7 in. (2,506 mm)
Height
Overall - 54 in. (1,371.6 mm)
Overall - 54 in. (1,371.6 mm)
Width
Overall - 40.3 in. (1,023 mm)
Overall - 40.3 in. (1,023 mm)
Weight

Empty tank - 797 lb. (362 kg)

Full of fuel - 829 lb. (376 kg)

Empty tank - 797 lb. (362 kg)

Full of fuel - 829 lb. (376 kg)

Ground Clearance

5.1 in. (130 mm)

Lean angle - 31°

5.1 in. (130 mm)

Lean angle - 31°

Wheelbase
65.7 in. (1,668 mm)
65.7 in. (1,668 mm)
Seat Height
25.6 in. (650 mm)
25.6 in. (650 mm)
Max Weight Capacity
GVWR - 1,385 lb. (628 kg)
GVWR - 1,385 lb. (628 kg)

Drivetrain

Primary Drive
Gear Drive Wet Clutch
Gear Drive Wet Clutch
Final Drive
2.2 : 1
2.2 : 1

Electrical

Instrumentation

Infotainment - 7 in. touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND Model year 2022 bikes includes a complimentary 1-year trial for RIDE COMMAND+ (after which fees apply) which includes features like live traffic / weather, intuitive destination search, vehicle health and vehicle locator. 7 in. touchscreen display with real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map / navigation; Bluetooth status for phone and headset; vehicle status (tire pressure, voltage, engine hours, oil change); vehicle info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); current ride data (distance, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); trip meters; ride mode selection; screen brightness; vehicle trouble code readout; Apple CarPlay integration.

Gauges - Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear. 15 LED telltale indicators; cruise control enabled, cruise control set, neutral, high beam, turn signal, ABS, check engine, low tire pressure, battery, low fuel, security system, low engine oil pressure and MPH or km/h unit designation.

Infotainment - 7 in. touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND Model year 2022 bikes includes a complimentary 1-year trial for RIDE COMMAND+ (after which fees apply) which includes features like live traffic / weather, intuitive destination search, vehicle health and vehicle locator. 7 in. touchscreen display with real-time clock; ambient air temperature; heading; audio information display; map / navigation; Bluetooth status for phone and headset; vehicle status (tire pressure, voltage, engine hours, oil change); vehicle info (speed, fuel range, RPM, gear position); current ride data (distance, moving time, stop time, altitude, altitude change); trip meters; ride mode selection; screen brightness; vehicle trouble code readout; Apple CarPlay integration.

Gauges - Fairing-mounted instrument cluster featuring analog speedometer and tachometer with fuel gauge, range, odometer and current gear. 15 LED telltale indicators; cruise control enabled, cruise control set, neutral, high beam, turn signal, ABS, check engine, low tire pressure, battery, low fuel, security system, low engine oil pressure and MPH or km/h unit designation.

Lighting
LED lighting including Adaptive LED Headlamp, LED Saddlebag lights
LED lighting including Adaptive LED Headlamp, LED Saddlebag lights

Engine

Engine
Thunderstroke 116
Thunderstroke 116
Cooling
Air
Air
Displacement
1,890 cc (116 ci)
1,890 cc (116 ci)
Bore x Stroke
4.063 x 4.449 in. (103.2 x113 mm)
4.063 x 4.449 in. (103.2 x113 mm)
Compression Ratio
11:1
11:1
Gear Ratio

1st - 9.403 : 1

2nd - 6.411 : 1

3rd - 4.763 : 1

4th - 3.796 : 1

5th - 3.243 : 1

6th - 2.789 : 1

1st - 9.403 : 1

2nd - 6.411 : 1

3rd - 4.763 : 1

4th - 3.796 : 1

5th - 3.243 : 1

6th - 2.789 : 1

Clutch
Wet, Multi-Plate, Assist
Wet, Multi-Plate, Assist
Fuel System
Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore
Closed loop fuel injection / 54 mm bore
Exhaust
Split Dual exhaust with Resonator
Split Dual exhaust with Resonator
Fuel Capacity
5.5 gal. (20.8 l)
5.5 gal. (20.8 l)
Peak Torque
126 ft. lb. (171 Nm) @ 2,900 rpm
126 ft. lb. (171 Nm) @ 2,900 rpm

Operational

Front Suspension

Telescopic Fork

Travel - 4.7 in. (119 mm)

Telescopic Fork

Travel - 4.7 in. (119 mm)

Rear Suspension

Single Shock with Air adjust

Travel - 4.5 in. (114 mm)

Single Shock with Air adjust

Travel - 4.5 in. (114 mm)

Rake
25°
25°
Trail
5.9 in. (150 mm)
5.9 in. (150 mm)
Fork
Front Tube Diameter - 46 mm
Front Tube Diameter - 46 mm

Other

Warranty
Factory - 2 Years, Unlimited Miles
Factory - 2 Years, Unlimited Miles

Features

Features

  • CUSTOM-INSPIRED STYLING: The eye-catching Heavy Metal Smoke paint is complemented by premium bronze engine finishes, badging, and componentry.
  • TRULY EXCLUSIVE. TRULY ELITE.: With only 150 available across the globe, the Chieftain Elite is highly exclusive.
  • POWERED BY THE THUNDERSTROKE 116: Our award-winning Thunderstroke 116 V-twin has 126 ft-lbs of torque and power to spare in every gear.
  • PRECISION MACHINED FRONT WHEEL: An open fender showcases a 10-spoke, precision machined wheel that completes the custom look.
  • TAKE A FRONT ROW SEAT: Overcome road and engine noise with a sound system that cuts through it all. PowerBand Audio works seamlessly with RIDE COMMAND and sets the mood for your trip, thanks to front fairing speakers with built-in amplifiers. And the 9-band equalizer to crystal clear sound.
  • LED LIGHTING FENDER TO FENDER: The Adaptive Pathfinder LED headlight combined with the rear saddlebag LED lights provide even more eye-catch style - even at night.
  • REMOTE-LOCKING SADDLEBAGS: All cargo is protected inside spacious, weatherproof saddlebags. Simply press a button the console or key fob, and your cargo is stowed away safely.
  • TINTED FLARE WINDSHIELD: With the push of a handlebar-mounted button, the tinted flare windshield will raise or lower to your preferred position.
  • TOUCHSCREEN POWERED BY RIDE COMMAND: A gorgeous 7-inch touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND features Apple CarPlay® integration, turn-by-turn navigation, Bluetooth® connectivity, one year of RIDE COMMAND+ connected features and more.
  • LIFE IS SHORT. BUY THE BEST.: Designed for discerning riders who demand the best of the best. The 2022 Chieftain Elite combines a subtle sophisticated design with custom-inspired details straight from the factory.

Standard Equipment

  • Premium Oil-rubbed Bronze Engine Finishes; Push button adjustable 13.7 in. Tinted Flare Windshield; Billet Floorboards; Highway Bars; Rogue Seat; Tire Pressure Monitoring; Remote-locking Hard Saddlebags; Selectable Ride Modes; Rear Cylinder Deactivation; ABS; Cruise Control; Keyless Ignition; 400 Watt Audio System with AM/FM, Bluetooth®, USB, and Weatherband; 12V Charging Port

Features

  • CUSTOM-INSPIRED STYLING: The eye-catching Heavy Metal Smoke paint is complemented by premium bronze engine finishes, badging, and componentry.
  • TRULY EXCLUSIVE. TRULY ELITE.: With only 150 available across the globe, the Chieftain Elite is highly exclusive.
  • POWERED BY THE THUNDERSTROKE 116: Our award-winning Thunderstroke 116 V-twin has 126 ft-lbs of torque and power to spare in every gear.
  • PRECISION MACHINED FRONT WHEEL: An open fender showcases a 10-spoke, precision machined wheel that completes the custom look.
  • TAKE A FRONT ROW SEAT: Overcome road and engine noise with a sound system that cuts through it all. PowerBand Audio works seamlessly with RIDE COMMAND and sets the mood for your trip, thanks to front fairing speakers with built-in amplifiers. And the 9-band equalizer to crystal clear sound.
  • LED LIGHTING FENDER TO FENDER: The Adaptive Pathfinder LED headlight combined with the rear saddlebag LED lights provide even more eye-catch style - even at night.
  • REMOTE-LOCKING SADDLEBAGS: All cargo is protected inside spacious, weatherproof saddlebags. Simply press a button the console or key fob, and your cargo is stowed away safely.
  • TINTED FLARE WINDSHIELD: With the push of a handlebar-mounted button, the tinted flare windshield will raise or lower to your preferred position.
  • TOUCHSCREEN POWERED BY RIDE COMMAND: A gorgeous 7-inch touchscreen powered by RIDE COMMAND features Apple CarPlay® integration, turn-by-turn navigation, Bluetooth® connectivity, one year of RIDE COMMAND+ connected features and more.
  • LIFE IS SHORT. BUY THE BEST.: Designed for discerning riders who demand the best of the best. The 2022 Chieftain Elite combines a subtle sophisticated design with custom-inspired details straight from the factory.

Standard Equipment

  • Premium Oil-rubbed Bronze Engine Finishes; Push button adjustable 13.7 in. Tinted Flare Windshield; Billet Floorboards; Highway Bars; Rogue Seat; Tire Pressure Monitoring; Remote-locking Hard Saddlebags; Selectable Ride Modes; Rear Cylinder Deactivation; ABS; Cruise Control; Keyless Ignition; 400 Watt Audio System with AM/FM, Bluetooth®, USB, and Weatherband; 12V Charging Port