Suzuki RM-Z250: review, history, specs

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Production: 2004+

Related: Kawasaki KX250F

Predecessor: Suzuki RM250

Models
Suzuki RM-Z250

2004-2009

(North America, Europe, Japan, Australia)

Suzuki RM-Z250

2010-2016

(North America, Europe, Japan, Australia)

Suzuki RM-Z250

2017-2018

(North America, Europe, Japan, Australia)

Suzuki RM-Z250

2019+

(North America, Europe, Japan, Australia)

Suzuki RM-Z250 (2004-2009)
Suzuki RM-Z250 (2010-2016)
Suzuki RM-Z250 (2017-2018)
Suzuki RM-Z250 (2019+)

History[edit]

History
Year Country Name / Frame / Engine
2004 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250K4

2005 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250K5

2006 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250K6

2007 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250K7

2008 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250K8

2009 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250K9

2010 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250L0

2011 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250L1

2012 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250L2

2013 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250L3

2014 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250L4

2015 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250L5

2016 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250L6

2017 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250L7

2018 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250L8

2019 North America, Europe, Japan, Australia Name: Suzuki RM-Z250

Code: RM-Z250L9

Specifications[edit]

Suzuki RM-Z250: specs.

Specifications
DIMENSIONS Overall length 2165 mm / 85,2 in – RM-Z250K8

2170 mm / 85,4 in – RM-Z250L1

2185 mm / 86,0 in – RM-Z250L9

Overall width 830 mm / 32,7 in

835 mm / 32,9 in – RM-Z250L9

Overall height 1260 mm / 49,6 in – RM-Z250K8

1270 mm / 50,0 in – RM-Z250L1

1255 mm / 49,4 in – RM-Z250L9

Seat height 955 mm / 37,6 in
Wheelbase 1465 mm / 57,7 in – RM-Z250K8

1475 mm / 58,1 in – RM-Z250L1

1485 mm / 58,4 in – RM-Z250L9

Ground clearance 350 mm / 13,8 in – RM-Z250K8

345 mm / 13,6 in – RM-Z250L1

330 mm / 13,0 in – RM-Z250L9

Dry weight
Curb (wet) weight 104,5 kg / 230 lbs – RM-Z250L1

106,0 kg / 233 lbs – RM-Z250L9

FRAME Type Tubular, semi double cradle (aluminum)
Front suspension, travel Inverted telescopic fork (fully adjustable), 310 mm / 12,2 in
Rear suspension, travel Swingarm with mono-shock (fully adjustable), 310 mm / 12,2 in

Swingarm with mono-shock (fully adjustable), 299 mm / 11,8 in – RM-Z250L9

Front tire size 80/100-21 M/C 51M
Rear tire size 100/90-19 M/C 57M
Front brake Single disc, 250 mm, 2-piston caliper

Single disc, 270 mm, 2-piston caliper – RM-Z250L9

Rear brake Single disc, 240 mm, 1-piston caliper
Fuel capacity 7,0 l / 1,8 US gal – RM-Z250K8

6,5 l / 1,7 US gal – RM-Z250L1

6,3 l / 1,6 US gal – RM-Z250L9

Trail 115 mm / 4,5 in – RM-Z250K8

140 mm / 5,5 in – RM-Z250L1

125 mm / 4,9 in – RM-Z250L9

Fuel economy
ENGINE Type Water-cooled 4-stroke
Cylinder arrangement Single cylinder
Bore & Stroke 77,0 mm x 53,6 mm
Displacement 249 cm³ (15,25 cu-in)
Compression ratio 13.4:1 – RM-Z250K8

13.5:1 – RM-Z250L1

13.75:1 – RM-Z250L9

Valve train DOHC, 4 valves
Max. power ~43,0 hp (31,6 kW) / 11000 rpm

42,0 hp (31,0 kW) / 12500 rpm – RM-Z250L9

Max. torque ~28,7 Nm (2,9 kgf*m) / 8500 rpm

29,0 Nm (3,0 kgf*m) / 9000 rpm – RM-Z250L9

0 to 100 km/h
Top speed
CARBURETION SYSTEM Type Carburetor, 1x Keihin FCR37MX – RM-Z250K4-K9

Fuel Injection, 1x – RM-Z250L0+

ID
DRIVE TRAIN Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final drive Chain
Primary reduction 3.210 – RM-Z250K8

3.316 – RM-Z250L1

Final reduction 4.000 – RM-Z250K8

3.769 – RM-Z250L1

Gear ratio

I

II

III

IV

V


2.153

1.764

1.470

1.238

1.090

ELECTRICAL Ignition CDI
Alternator
Battery capacity

Images[edit]

Suzuki RM-Z250: images, gallery.

Suzuki RM-Z250
Suzuki RM-Z250
Suzuki RM-Z250

Videos[edit]

Suzuki RM-Z250: video.

2019 Suzuki RM-Z250

Manuals[edit]

Suzuki RM-Z250: manuals, parts, microfiches.