2020 Indian Chieftain Elite [Model Overview]

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By Simon Bertram

2020 Indian Chieftain Elite

The 2020 Indian Chieftain Elite is, quite simply, the best Chieftain you can get. No compromises, no corners cut, no detail to minute. Powered by the Thunder Stroke 116 v-twin, the Elite has 126 lbs-ft of torque and isn’t afraid to use every single one.

The standard equipment of the Chieftain Elite speaks to its premium placement. Each motorcycle is unique in its own way, as the paint is done by hand and takes a full 25 hours to complete. The infotainment system and audio systems have both be uprated, and there are now 4 speakers and 400 Watts of power. All lights are full LED.

To top it all off, the Chieftain Elite has bespoke footboards and wheels that no other Indian model will receive, making each one a work of art.

The 2020 Indian Chieftain Elite starts at $34,999 US/$42,999 CDN.

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

Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $ 34,999 US/$42,999 CDN.
  • Key Features:
    • Cruise control
    • ABS
    • Low Seat Height

Key Specs

  • Engine type: 1,900cc, Thunder Stroke 116 v-twin
  • Power: 126 ft-lb
  • Wet weight: 365 kg
  • Seat height: 25.6 in

2020 Indian Chieftain Elite Specifications

From Indian


Engine 1,900cc, Thunder Stroke 116 v-twin
Power 126 ft-lb
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


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 Dunlop® American Elite 130/60B19 61H
Tires Rear
Dunlop® …read more

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