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#141 Unread post by flw » Sun Jul 15, 2007 12:24 pm

YEAR: 2007
MAKE: Kawaski
MODEL: Vulcan 500 LTD
Engine Type (cc and cylinders): 498 and 2 cyl.
Fuel Capacity(US Gal and/or L/100km): 4.0
Average (US MPG and/or L/100km): 52 mpg
City (US MPG and/or L/100km): ?
Highway (US MPG and/or L/100km): ?
Source: Personal
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#142 Unread post by V-Star 1300 Tourer » Tue Jul 17, 2007 9:53 pm

Year: 2007
Make: Yamaha
Model: Vstar 1300 Tourer
Engine size: 1304cc
Fuel capacity: 4.9 gallons
Average MPG: 46
City MPG: 42
Highway MPG: 48
Source: Personal experience riding 2-up
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#143 Unread post by e2b » Thu Aug 02, 2007 12:26 am

Year 2005
make Yamaha
Model fjr1300
Displacement 1298 cc
Capacity 6.6 gallons
Average over 44000 mi 43.7
city 37-42
highway 43-55
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#144 Unread post by nate1714 » Sun Aug 05, 2007 3:05 am

YEAR: 1978
MAKE: Honda
MODEL: CX 500E (American not euro, so Standard)
Engine Type (cc and cylinders): 498cc 2 cylinder
Fuel Capacity (US Gal and/or Litres): 4.4 Gal (3 main, 1.4 reserve)
Average (US MPG and/or L/100km):
City (US MPG and/or L/100km): 43MPG with City traffic
Highway (US MPG and/or L/100km): 49MPG at 65MPH
Source: (Personal, Manufacturer, Magazine) Personal and Forum's experiences

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Gas Mileage for 1986 Yamaha XJ700C - Maxim X

#145 Unread post by Halfday » Fri Nov 23, 2007 5:59 pm

Year: 1986

Make: Yamaha

Model: Yamaha XJ700C (American-market, liquid-cooled engine)

Engine Type: 697cc; 4 stroke, in-line 4 cylinder engine

Fuel Capacity: 3.43 US Gallons

Average MPG: 42 MPG

City MPG: 40 MPG

Highway MPG: 45 MPG

Source: Personal Experience

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#146 Unread post by cptdenny » Tue Jan 01, 2008 11:54 pm

2006
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GL1800
Gold Wing
Average fuel economy: 43 mpg US
Fuel capacity: 6.6 gal US

2006
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GL1800
Gold Wing/Champion Trike
Average fuel economy: 38 mpg US
Fuel capacity: 6.6 gal US

Both above figures are from my own personal observation.

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#147 Unread post by paul246 » Fri Jan 25, 2008 9:38 pm

YEAR: 2005
MAKE: Honda
MODEL: XR650L
Engine Type: 644cc single cylinder
Fuel Capacity: 2.8 US Gal / 10.6 Litres
Average: 47 MPG / 5.0L/100km
Source: Personal
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#148 Unread post by e2b » Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:42 am

YEAR: 2005
MAKE:Yamaha
MODEL: FJR1300
Engine Type: 1300 cc
Fuel Capacity: 6.6 US Gal / 25 liters
Average: 43 MPG
City: 39-42 MPG
Highway: 42-55 MPG
Source: Personal (avg over 52,000 miles)

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#149 Unread post by SirRasor » Sat Feb 02, 2008 3:43 am

YEAR: 1983
MAKE: Simson
MODEL: S51B
Engine Type: 49.5cc 1 cylinder 2T air cooled
Fuel Capacity: 2.3 Gal / 8.7 L
Average US MPG: 112
Average L/100km: 2.1
City US MPG: 98
City L/100km: 2.4
Highway: -
Source: Personal

edit: maximum speed: 70 km/h, cruise speed: 50-55 km/h ( It can't go so fast and the dry weight is only 84 kg. This why it 'drinks' so little :)

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#150 Unread post by bemidjimac » Wed Feb 13, 2008 11:55 pm

YEAR: 2006
MAKE: Yamaha
MODEL: V Star 650 Classic
Engine Type v twin 649cc
Fuel Capacity: 4.2 gal
Average (US MPG and/or L/100km): 42mpg
City (US MPG and/or L/100km):
Highway (US MPG and/or L/100km): 50 (if kept below 65mph)
Source: My bike

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#151 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Feb 15, 2008 12:42 pm

Again, thank you to EVERYONE who has taken the time to post their data and contribute to the guide!

Please consider submitting your data if you haven't yet. :D

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Motorcycle Fuel Economy 1983 Kawasaki KZ750LTD

#152 Unread post by kfdeken » Wed Apr 30, 2008 6:55 am

1983 KZ750LTD
4 cyl
750cc
55MPG highway
45MGP city
Fuel capacity unknown
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#153 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Thu May 01, 2008 8:38 am

Please keep them coming! :D

I get a lot of them by email, but I do prefer them listed here instead, it's easier to find when I update the guide. So please, dig out your magazines, your log book and post the MPG and bike data.

Thanks so much!!

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#154 Unread post by wd8cyv » Sat May 03, 2008 10:30 pm

YEAR: 2002
MAKE: MZ (www.muz.de)
MODEL: RT125
Average US MPG town =60 …highway = 60 to 65 depends on speed

Fuel Capacity Liters 13.5 L
Engine Size/Cylinders: 125cc 1cyl 4 cycle watercooled
Top speed 70mph runs best on highway 55 to 60 mph 1 person
Bike has 17,000 miles and runs fine is 6 years old
Source: (Personal)

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2008 yamaha xt250

#155 Unread post by hunkybizkit » Wed May 07, 2008 12:04 pm

YEAR: 2008
MAKE: Yamaha
MODEL: XT250 Dual Sport
Average US MPG (City/Highway if known[/i]): 79/84
Average L/100km (City/Highway if known):
Fuel Capacity (US Gal/Litres if known): 2.6 gal.
Engine Size/Cylinders: 250cc / 1
Source: Personal

i'm very happy with 84mpg. :D i drive mostly small roads; this bike will do 75mph if pushed, but is happy at 55-65, so i avoid freeways.

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#156 Unread post by ss396 » Wed May 21, 2008 3:22 pm

YEAR: 1995
MAKE: Kawasaki
MODEL: EX250
Average US MPG: 74
Average L/100km (City/Highway if known):
Fuel Capacity (US Gal/Litres if known): 3.3 gal.
Engine Size/Cylinders: 250cc / 2
Source: (Manufacturer/Magazine/Personal) : Personal

This little 250 will do the 'ton' - 100+ mph :shock:

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#157 Unread post by ss396 » Wed May 21, 2008 3:27 pm

YEAR: 2006
MAKE: Ducati
MODEL: 620 Monster
Average US MPG: 60
Average L/100km (City/Highway if known):
Fuel Capacity (US Gal/Litres if known): 3.3 gal.
Engine Size/Cylinders: 620cc / 2
Source: (Manufacturer/Magazine/Personal) : Personal

I've gotten a high mileage of 65 mpg. :wink:

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#158 Unread post by Jimbeamrye » Thu May 22, 2008 6:55 pm

YEAR: 2007
MAKE: Triumph
MODEL: Rocket III
Average MPG: 33 city/36 Hwy
Fuel Capacity: 6.6 Gallons
Engine Size/Cylinders: 2.3 Liter, 2294cc !! / 3 cylinder
Source:
http://www.motorcyclecruiser.com/roadte ... index.html


Here's the Specs I copied, and I'm proud to be an owner of this incredible awesome beast!


SPECIFICATIONS
2007 Triumph Rocket III

ENGINE & DRIVE TRAIN
Type: Liquid-cooled, inline longitudinal triple
Valve arrangement: DOHC, two intake, two exhaust valves per cylinder
Displacement, bore x stroke: 2294cc
Carburetion: EFI, three 56mm throttle bodies
Minimum fuel grade: 89 octane
Transmission: Wet, multi-plate clutch, 5 speeds
Final drive: Shaft

CHASSIS
Wet weight: 802 lbs.
Front tire: 150/80R-17 Metzeler ME880 tubeless radial
Rear tire: 240/50R-16 Metzeler ME880 tubeless radial
Fuel capacity: 6.6 gal.

PERFORMANCE
Fuel mileage: 33 to 36 mpg; 33.9-mpg average
Average range: 226 miles
0-60 in 2.8 seconds
60-80 top-gear acceleration: 3.28 sec.
Quarter-mile acceleration: 11.55 sec @ 118 mph

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#159 Unread post by Jean » Sat May 24, 2008 5:46 pm

Hi there,

2 vehicles to enter: (my own data in l/100km and conversions to your format using the converters you provided)

YEAR: 1971
MAKE: BMW
MODEL: R75/5
Average US MPG (City/Highway if known[/i]): 46.1/54.7
Average L/100km (City/Highway if known): 5.1/4.3
Fuel Capacity (US Gal/Litres if known): 6.35 gal. (24.0 L)
Engine Size/Cylinders: 745cc / 2
Source: personal

YEAR: 2003
MAKE: BMW
MODEL: R1150RT
Average US MPG (City/Highway if known[/i]): 44.4/56.0
Average L/100km (City/Highway if known): 5.4/4.2
Fuel Capacity (US Gal/Litres if known): 6.61 gal. (25.0L)
Engine Size/Cylinders: 1130cc / 2
Source: Personal

Hope that helps!
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'03 R1150RT

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#160 Unread post by imedbone » Sat May 24, 2008 8:07 pm

Here's fuel economy of my last bike... before someone totalled it... and me (unfortunately I'm still waiting on my lawsuit with the at fault party before I get another- Qualcomm & their foreign workers/drivers!)

YEAR: 2004
MAKE: Honda
MODEL: CBR F4i
Average MPG: 32.5
Average L/100km:
Fuel Capacity: 4.8 gal +0.9 Reserve
Engine Size: 599cc
Source: Personal


Percentage of accidents caused by foreign born / non-local drivers is astonishing!

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