1972 Motorcycle Fuel Economy Guide

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

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Over 5500 bikes by year, manufacturer and model from 1934 to today.

1972 Motorcycle MPG Fuel Economy Guide
November 29, 1972 – Atari kicks off the first generation of video games with the release of their seminal arcade version of Pong, the first game to achieve commercial success. Pong quickly became a success and is the first commercially successful video game, which led to the start of the video game industry.

 

1972 Motorcycle and Scooter Models

 

Year
Manufacturer
Model
Engine Size (cc) /Cyl
Average MPG
Average L/100km
Source
BMW
R50/7
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
FLH
1311/2
35.0 MPG
6.7 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
XLCH
1000/2
46.0 MPG
5.1 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
CB100
86.5 MPG
2.7 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
325/2
44.0 MPG
5.3 L/100km
Honda
CB350
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
Honda
CB350F
67.0 MPG
3.5 L/100km
Honda
CB450
52.0 MPG
4.5 L/100km
Honda
CB500
58.0 MPG
4.0 L/100km
Honda
CB750K
47.0 MPG
5.0 L/100km
Honda
CB750K
42.5 MPG
5.5 L/100km
Honda
CJ250T
73.5 MPG
3.2 L/100km
Honda
CL100
86.5 MPG
2.7 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
SL125
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
XL250
62.5 MPG
3.7 L/100km
Honda
Z50A
77.5 MPG
3.0 L/100km

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