1970 Motorcycle Fuel Economy Guide

A guide to motorcycle gas mileage (MPG and L/100km) and efficiency

Your guide to motorcycle and scooter fuel economy in MPG and L/100km.
Over 5500 bikes by year, manufacturer and model from 1934 to today.

1970 Motorcycle MPG Fuel Economy Guide
World Changing Event: August 26–August 30, 1970– The Isle of Wight Festival 1970 takes place on East Afton Farm off the south coast of England. Up to 700,000 people attend the largest rock festival of all time (bigger than Woodstock). Artists include Jimi Hendrix (his final stage performance), The Who, The Doors, Chicago, Richie Havens, John Sebastian, Joan Baez, Ten Years After, Emerson, Lake & Palmer and Jethro Tull.

 

1970 Motorcycle and Scooter Models

 

Year
Manufacturer
Model
Engine Size (cc) /Cyl
Average MPG
Average L/100km
Source
BMW
R50/5
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
BMW
R60/5
53.0 MPG
4.4 L/100km
BMW
R75/5
49.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
FL
39.5 MPG
6.0 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
XLCH
49.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
XLH
49.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
Honda
C70M
93.0 MPG
2.5 L/100km
Honda
CA160
74.5 MPG
3.2 L/100km
Honda
CA175
74.0 MPG
3.2 L/100km
Honda
CB100
86.5 MPG
2.7 L/100km
Honda
CB160
74.5 MPG
3.2 L/100km
Honda
CB175
76.5 MPG
3.1 L/100km
Honda
CB250
68.0 MPG
3.5 L/100km
Honda
CB250GS
73.5 MPG
3.2 L/100km
Honda
CB350
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
Honda
CB450
52.0 MPG
4.5 L/100km
Honda
CB750K
47.0 MPG
5.0 L/100km
Honda
CD175
73.5 MPG
3.2 L/100km
Honda
CJ250T
73.5 MPG
3.2 L/100km
Honda
CL100
86.5 MPG
2.7 L/100km
Honda
CL160
74.5 MPG
3.2 L/100km
Honda
CL175
76.5 MPG
3.1 L/100km
Honda
CL250
68.0 MPG
3.5 L/100km
Honda
CL350
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
Honda
CL450
51.5 MPG
4.6 L/100km
Honda
CL70
88.5 MPG
2.7 L/100km
Honda
CL90
91.0 MPG
2.6 L/100km
Honda
CT70
88.5 MPG
2.7 L/100km
Honda
CT90
91.0 MPG
2.6 L/100km
Honda
S65
83.0 MPG
2.8 L/100km
Honda
SL100
75.5 MPG
3.1 L/100km
Honda
SL175
72.5 MPG
3.2 L/100km
Honda
SL350
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
Honda
SL90
90.0 MPG
2.6 L/100km
Honda
Z50A
77.5 MPG
3.0 L/100km
Suzuki
T500
40.0 MPG
5.9 L/100km
Yamaha
XS1
50.0 MPG
4.7 L/100km

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