1988 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.

1988 Motorcycle MPG Fuel Economy Guide
World Changing Event: July 1, 1988 – Now-famous slogan “Just Do It” appeared in a 1988 Nike ad campaign. The advertising agency who created the campaign credits the inspiration for the slogan to “Let’s do it”, the last words spoken by Gary Gilmore before he was executed by firing squad.
It was chosen by Advertising Age as one of the top five ad slogans of the 20th century and the campaign has been enshrined in the Smithsonian Institution.


 

1988 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
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
Harley-Davidson
FLHS Electra Glide
42.5 MPG
5.5 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
FXSTS
44.0 MPG
5.3 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
XL1200
47.0 MPG
5.0 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
XLH1200
47.0 MPG
5.0 L/100km
Harley-Davidson
XLH885
51.5 MPG
4.6 L/100km
Honda
CB700A / CB700B / CB700C
50.5 MPG
4.7 L/100km
Honda
CBR Hurricane 600
600/4
40.0 MPG
5.9 L/100km
Honda
CBR1000F
54.0 MPG
4.4 L/100km
Honda
CBR600F
48.0 MPG
4.9 L/100km
Honda
CMX250C Rebel 250
61.5 MPG
3.8 L/100km
Honda
Goldwing GL1500 Standard
47.0 MPG
5.0 L/100km
Honda
Magna V45 VF750C
52.5 MPG
4.5 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
XL500
49.5 MPG
4.7 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
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 ZX600
600/4
40.5 MPG
5.8 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
ZG1000 Concours
54.0 MPG
4.4 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-R750
52.5 MPG
4.5 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
Katana 600 GSX600F
55.0 MPG
4.3 L/100km
Suzuki
Savage 650 S40
53.5 MPG
4.4 L/100km
Suzuki
VS750 Intruder
750/2
46.0 MPG
5.1 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
FZR1000
42.5 MPG
5.5 L/100km
Yamaha
FZR400
400/4
41.0 MPG
5.7 L/100km
Yamaha
Radian 600
51.5 MPG
4.6 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
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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