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2012 Harley-Davidson FLHXSE3 CVO Street Glide


The 2012 Harley-Davidson FLHXSE3 CVO Street Glide is a high performance bagger with a fork mounted bat wing fairing, the CVO Street Glide has enhanced audio performance with a two-amp / eight-speaker system that includes speakers in the fairing, fairing lowers, and now also in the saddlebag lids. Also new is a low-profile solo touring chair with an embossed insert pattern, detachable passenger pillion and backrest pad, and Diamond Cut Charcoal engine cover inserts and device faces. new color combinations are obtainable.


2012 Harley-Davidson FLHXSE3 CVO Street Glide Specifications
US MS RP Price: $32,699 USD
Canada MS RP Price: CVO Custom Color $35,879 CDN

Length 96.2 in. (2443 mm)
Overall Width 38.4 in. (975 mm)
Overall Height 54.3 in. (1379 mm)
Seat Height:
- Laden2 26.5 in. (673 mm)
- Unladen 27.4 in. (696 mm)
Ground Clearance 5.1 in. (130 mm)
Rake (steering head) 26°
Fork Angle 29.3°
Trail 6.7 in. (470 mm)
Wheelbase 63.5 in. (1613 mm)

Tires (Dunlop® Harley-Davidson® Series, bias black wall front and rear)
-Front – D408 130/60B19 61H
-Rear – D407 180/55B18 80H
Fuel Capacity 6.0 gal. (22.7 L) (warning light at approximately 1.0 gal.)
Oil Capacity (w/filter) 4.0 qt. (3.8 L)
Transmission Capacity 1.0 qt. (.95 L)
Primary Chain
Case Capacity 1.4 qt. (1.3 L)

-As Shipped 820 lbs. (371.9 kg)
-In Running Order 858 lbs. (389.2 kg)
-Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 1360 lbs. (616.9 kg)
-Gross Axle Weight Rating:
-Front 500 lbs. (226.8 kg)
-Rear 927 lbs. (420.5 kg)

Engine Air-cooled, Twin Cam 110™
Valves Push-rod-operated, overhead valves with hydraulic, self-adjusting lifters; two-valves per cylinder
Bore x Stroke 4 in. x 4.38 in. (101.6 mm x 111.3 mm)
Displacement 110 cu. in. (1802 cc)
Compression Ratio 9.15:1
Fuel System3 Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Air Cleaner Ventilator intake with chrome cover, fiberglass media, washable exposed element with rain sock
Lubrication System Pressurized, dry-sump

Drive train
Primary Drive Chain, 34/46 ratio
Final Drive Belt, 32/68 ratio
Clutch Hydraulically actuated, 9-plate wet with
high performance spring
Transmission 6-Speed Cruise Drive®
Gear Ratios (overall): U.S.
-1st 9.593
-2nd 6.65
-3rd 4.938
-4th 4
-5th 3.407
-6th 2.875

Frame Mild steel; tubular frame, two-piece stamped and welded backbone; cast and forged junctions; twin down tubes; bolt-on rear frame with forged fender supports; MIG welded
Swing arm Mild steel; two-piece drawn and welded section; forged junctions; MIG welded
Front Forks 41.3 mm telescopic with blow-by valve
Rear Shocks Hydraulic, adjustable
Wheels4: Mirror Chrome Agitator Custom Wheels
-Front 19 in. x 3.5 in. (483 mm x 89 mm)
-Rear 18 in. x 5 in. (457 mm x 127 mm)

-Caliper Type 32 mm, 4-piston fixed front and rear
-Rotor Type (diameter x width): Dual floating rotors (front), fixed rotor (rear)
-Front (dual) 11.81 in. x .2 in. (300 mm x 5 mm)
-Rear 11.81 in. x .28 in. (300 mm x 7 mm)
-Anti-lock Braking System: Standard

Suspension Travel:
-Front Wheel 4.6 in. (117 mm)
-Rear Wheel 2 in. (51 mm)

Engine Torque5 (per J1349):
-North America 118 ft. lbs. @ 3750 RPM (159.9844 NM @ 3750 RPM)

Lean Angle (per J1168):
-Right 32°
-Left 30°

Fuel Economy6 (EPA urban/highway test) 41 mpg (5.7 L/100 km)

Custom Colors
-Dark Slate/Black Diamond with Phantom Flame graphics
-Hot Citrus/Antique Gun stock with Phantom Flame graphics
-Ruby Red/Typhoon Maroon with Phantom Flame graphics

Battery (per Battery Council International Rating)
Sealed, maintenance-free, 12V, 28-amp/hour, 270 cca
Charging Three-phase, 50-amp system (585W @ 13V, 2000 RPM, 650W max power @ 13V)
Starting 1.4 kW electric with solenoid shift starter motor engagement

Lights (as per country regulation):
-Headlamp (dual bulb halogen) 55-watt low beam, 120-watt high beam
-Turn Signal Lights 28W self-canceling
-Rear Tail/Stop Lights Combination LED
-Indicator Lamps: High beam, neutral, running lights, turn signals, low oil pressure, engine diagnostics, cruise control, security system7, 6-Speed, low fuel warning, ABS

Warranty8 24 months (unlimited mileage)
Service Interval9 First 1000 miles (1600 km), every 5000 miles (8000 km) thereafter

1 Vehicles depicted may differ from vehicles manufactured and delivered. Specifications and prices listed may differ from specifications and prices of vehicles manufactured and delivered. All product descriptions (including depictions, specifications, dimensions, measurements, ratings and competitive comparisons) are based on available information at the time of publication. Although such descriptions are believed correct, errors and changes can occur and complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Harley-Davidson may make changes at any time to prices and specifications, and may change or discontinue models, without notice and without incurring any obligation. Attention: Vehicles in the configurations shown and many of the accessories described in this catalog may not be available for sale or use in some locations. Please check with your dealer for complete product details and the latest information. All models feature 6-speed transmission (V-Rod® models and Sportster® models are 5-speed) and carbon fiber belt final drive; multi-plate clutch with diaphragm spring in oil bath; and 2-year limitless mileage warranty.
2 Measurement reflects 180 lb. (81.7 kg) operator weight.
3 Recommended 91 octane or higher fuel (R+M)/2.
4 Standard and optional wheels may vary by country and region.
5 Values shown are nominal. Performance may vary by country and region.

7 North America security system includes immobilizer; outside North America the security system includes immobilizer and siren.
8 See motorcycle owner’s manual for complete details.
9 Inspections of certain systems and components are required at 2500 mile (4000 km) intervals. See Owner’s Manual for full details.


The popular Street Glide® model, tuned up, tricked out and packed full of serious power and radical style, gives you the 2012 Harley-Davidson FLHXSE3 CVO Street Glide. Loaded with chrome, attitude, amenities, including a custom two-piece solo FL seat and detachable pillion and a dynamic audio system with an integrated iPod and eight custom speakers driven by an additional 400 watts of audio power, the CVO Street Glide boasts a low, lean profile, aggressive look and fresh, custom-styling ideas, making it a true hot rod bagger.

The 2012 Harley-Davidson FLHXSE3 CVO Street Glide is built on the innovative Harley-Davidson Touring chassis, based on a single-spar, rigid backbone frame and swing arm developed to withstand the demands of long-haul touring riders.