Suzuki DR 250


There’s a good reason middleweight off-road bikes are so popular. They offer abundant power combined with lightweight handling – and the DR-Z250 sets the standard for the class.

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Grab a handful of throttle and you’ll be rewarded with hard-charging performance across the powerband. And when the trail gets nasty, you can count on the DR-Z250’s long-travel suspension for a plush ride.


Key Features

Versatile 250cc 4-stroke off-road model with performance and features suitable for a wide range of riders

Engine Features

Compact 249cc 4-stroke, DOHC, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with 4-valve TSCC cylinder head for low-rpm torque and tractable power

SACS air/oil cooling system with high-capacity oil cooler for efficient engine cooling

Lightweight magnesium cylinder head cover

Electric start with back-up kickstart system and automatic decompression system

Mikuni BSR32 carburetor for smooth throttle response

Large-capacity 4-liter airbox, plus frame cover with quick-release fasteners for easy air filter maintenance

Durable SCEM-plated cylinder is lightweight with excellent heat transfer characteristics

Six-speed transmission with cable-operated clutch

Chassis Features

Durable steel frame with aluminum swingarm and skid-plate

Long-travel conventional-style fork with 12-way compression and 17-way rebound damping adjustments

Remote-reservoir-type shock absorber with fully adjustable compression damping, rebound damping and spring preload

Large hydraulic front disc brake with twin-piston caliper and single rear disc brake with caliper and disc guard

Lightweight off-road lighting system

Mechanical trip meter

Hand guards as standard equipment


Transmission: 6-speed constant mesh

Final Drive: Chain

Suzuki DR 250

Overall Length: 2150mm (84.6 in.)

Overall Width: 880mm (34.6 in.)

Overall Height: 1205mm (47.4 in.)

Seat Height: 890mm (35.0 in.)

Ground Clearance: 300mm (11.8 in.)

Wheelbase: 1455mm (57.3 in.)

Dry Weight: 115kg (253 lbs.)

Suspension Front: Telescopic, oil-damped, 12-way adjustable compression and 17-way rebound damping

Suspension Rear: Link-type, gas/oil-damped, fully-adjustable compression/rebound damping and preload

Brakes Front: Single hydraulic disc

Brakes Rear: Single hydraulic disc

Tires Front: 80/100-21

Tires Rear: 100/100-18

Fuel Tank Capacity: 10.5 liter (2.8 gal.)

Suzuki DR 250
Suzuki DR 250
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