1987 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.

1987 Motorcycle MPG Fuel Economy Guide
World Changing Event: Black Monday – Refers to Monday October 19, 1987, when stock markets around the world crashed, shedding a huge value in a very short time. The crash began in Hong Kong and spread west to Europe before hitting the United States and Canada. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) dropped by 508 points (22.61%) to 1738.74. Potential causes for the decline include program trading, overvaluation, illiquidity, and market psychology. By the end of October, stock markets in were down in the United States 23%, Canada 23%, United Kingdom 26%, Spain 31%, Australia 42%,Hong Kong 46% and New Zealand 60%.


 

1987 Motorcycle and Scooter Models

 

Year
Manufacturer
Model
Engine Size (cc) /Cyl
Average MPG
Average L/100km
Source
BMW
K100LT
47.0 MPG
5.0 L/100km
BMW
K100RS
47.0 MPG
5.0 L/100km
BMW
K100RT
47.0 MPG
5.0 L/100km
BMW
K75C
49.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
BMW
K75S
49.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
BMW
K75S
55.0 MPG
4.3 L/100km
BMW
K75T
49.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
FLHTC Electra Glide Classic
42.5 MPG
5.5 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
FLST
41.5 MPG
5.7 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
FLSTC
41.5 MPG
5.7 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
FXSTC
44.0 MPG
5.3 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
XL1200
47.0 MPG
5.0 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
XLH1100
49.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
XLH884
51.5 MPG
4.6 L/100km
Honda
Aspencade GL1200A
45.0 MPG
5.2 L/100km
Honda
CB700A / CB700B / CB700C
50.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
Honda
CBR600F
48.0 MPG
4.9 L/100km
Honda
CMX250C Rebel 250
61.5 MPG
3.8 L/100km
Honda
CMX450C Rebel 450
60.0 MPG
3.9 L/100km
Honda
CN250 Helix
72.0 MPG
3.3 L/100km
Honda
Magna 700
699/4
42.0 MPG
5.6 L/100km
Honda
TLR201
61.5 MPG
3.8 L/100km
Honda
VF700X Magna
55.0 MPG
4.3 L/100km
Honda
VFR700F
51.5 MPG
4.6 L/100km
Honda
VFR750F
48.0 MPG
4.9 L/100km
Honda
VT1100C Shadow Spirit
47.0 MPG
5.0 L/100km
Honda
VT500E
62.5 MPG
3.8 L/100km
Honda
VT700C Shadow
57.0 MPG
4.1 L/100km
Honda
XL250R
65.5 MPG
3.6 L/100km
Honda
XL250S
69.0 MPG
3.4 L/100km
Honda
XL500
49.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
Honda
XL600R
48.0 MPG
4.9 L/100km
Honda
XL650
48.0 MPG
4.9 L/100km
Honda
XR100R
73.5 MPG
3.2 L/100km
Honda
XR200R
63.5 MPG
3.7 L/100km
Honda
XR250R
65.5 MPG
3.6 L/100km
Honda
XR500
49.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
Honda
XR600R
48.0 MPG
4.9 L/100km
Honda
XR650
48.0 MPG
4.9 L/100km
Honda
XR80R
74.5 MPG
3.2 L/100km
Honda
Z50R
77.5 MPG
3.0 L/100km
Kawasaki
454 EN450 
61.5 MPG
3.8 L/100km
Kawasaki
Concours GTR1000
49.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
Kawasaki
KD80
75.5 MPG
3.1 L/100km
Kawasaki
KDX200
81.0 MPG
2.9 L/100km
Kawasaki
KE100
73.5 MPG
3.2 L/100km
Kawasaki
KLR250
80.0 MPG
2.9 L/100km
Kawasaki
KLR650
58.0 MPG
4.1 L/100km
Kawasaki
KX400
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
Kawasaki
KZ440
57.0 MPG
4.1 L/100km
Kawasaki
Ninja 250R EN250
77.5 MPG
3.0 L/100km
Kawasaki
Ninja 500R
56.0 MPG
4.2 L/100km
Kawasaki
Ninja ZX1000
39.5 MPG
5.9 L/100km
Kawasaki
Ninja ZX900 ZX-9R
41.5 MPG
5.7 L/100km
Kawasaki
Vulcan 1500 VN1500
44.5 MPG
5.3 L/100km
Kawasaki
Vulcan 750 VN750
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
Kawasaki
Z1000
42.0 MPG
5.6 L/100km
Kawasaki
Z440
57.0 MPG
4.1 L/100km
Kawasaki
ZX-6
49.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
Suzuki
DR200SE
68.0 MPG
3.5 L/100km
Suzuki
DR600
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
Suzuki
DR750S
47.0 MPG
5.0 L/100km
Suzuki
GN125
87.5 MPG
2.7 L/100km
Suzuki
GN250
72.5 MPG
3.2 L/100km
Suzuki
GS400
57.0 MPG
4.1 L/100km
Suzuki
GSX-R1100
41.5 MPG
5.7 L/100km
Suzuki
GSX-R750
44.0 MPG
5.3 L/100km
Suzuki
GSX-R750R
44.0 MPG
5.3 L/100km
Suzuki
GV1400 Cavalcade
34.0 MPG
6.9 L/100km
Suzuki
Intruder 1400
46.0 MPG
5.1 L/100km
Suzuki
Intruder 750
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
Suzuki
Savage 650 S40
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
Yamaha
FJ1100
42.5 MPG
5.5 L/100km
Yamaha
FJ600
56.0 MPG
4.2 L/100km
Yamaha
FZ600
51.5 MPG
4.6 L/100km
Yamaha
FZ700
47.0 MPG
5.0 L/100km
Yamaha
FZ750
46.0 MPG
5.1 L/100km
Yamaha
FZR1000
42.5 MPG
5.5 L/100km
Yamaha
Radian 600
51.5 MPG
4.6 L/100km
Yamaha
SR400
61.5 MPG
3.8 L/100km
Yamaha
SR500
58.0 MPG
4.1 L/100km
Yamaha
TT350
60.0 MPG
3.9 L/100km
Yamaha
TT600
56.0 MPG
4.2 L/100km
Yamaha
Virago 1000 XV1000
44.0 MPG
5.3 L/100km
Yamaha
Virago 535 XV535
61.5 MPG
3.8 L/100km
Yamaha
Virago 750 XV750
55.0 MPG
4.3 L/100km
Yamaha
Virago XV535
535/2
43.0 MPG
5.5 L/100km
Yamaha
V-Max
40.5 MPG
5.8 L/100km
Yamaha
XJ600
56.0 MPG
4.2 L/100km
Yamaha
XJ900
49.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
Yamaha
XT350
60.0 MPG
3.9 L/100km
Yamaha
XT600 Terene
56.0 MPG
4.2 L/100km

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