2018 Suzuki DR200S Review

2018 Suzuki DR200S
2018 Suzuki DR200S
2018 Suzuki DR200S
2018 Suzuki DR200S
2018 Suzuki DR200S
2018 Suzuki DR200S




The 2018 Suzuki DR200S is the affordable motorcycle that can tackle a dirt trail or be a street commuter that gets 88MPG with its reliable 199cc engine complete with push-button electric-starting, telescopic front forks, a 3.3 gallon tank, and abundant torque. This makes the DR200S is the intelligent choice for trail enthusiasts and commuters alike. With sharp, competition-like styling, a choice of Champion Yellow or Solid Special White bodywork with new, distinctive graphics, and a reasonable 33.3 inch seat height, this 278 pound cycle delivers the agile maneuverability and fun Suzuki is known for.

*Suzuki’s fuel economy estimates are based on EPA exhaust emission measurement tests conducted by Suzuki and are intended for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage may vary depending on how you ride and maintain your vehicles, road and driving conditions, tires pressure, engine break-in, accessories, cargo, rider and passenger weight, and other factors.



2018 Suzuki DR200S Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Choose your own adventure. For those who love carving corners and the call of the wild, our DualSport machines deliver comfort on the street, control off the beaten path, and full command everywhere in between. Get ready for an ideal combination of lightweight agility and crisp handling.



2018 Suzuki DR200S Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Engine Features
Ultra-reliable 199cc, 1-cylinder, air-cooled, SOHC engine provides just the right amount of torque and horsepower to power your ride

Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) coated aluminum cylinder is used for durability, weight reduction and superior heat transfer.

Push-button electric start fires up the bike consistently, powered by a small and reliable battery

Digitally controlled CDI ignition system to match ignition timing throughout the engine rpm range

Five-speed transmission with gear ratios suitable for a wide variety of riding conditions

Cable-operated, quick-action rack-and-pinion clutch design ensures light and positive operation

Engine power routes to the rear wheel via a low-maintenance, long-life sealed chain


Chassis Features
Influenced by the high-performance style of the RM-Z series, the ergonomic design makes the DR200S a better fit to a wider range of riders for the dirt and the pavement

Compact and sturdy high-tensile strength steel pipe frame

Telescopic front forks and single shock absorber rear suspension with adjustable spring preload have sufficient wheel travels of both front and rear 8.1 inches

Front disc and rear drum brakes deliver reliable stopping power

Large front and thick rear tires with special tread patterns are designed for smooth riding for on and off the pavement

Backward-folding rearview mirrors, gearshift and brake pedals help reduce damage from obstacle impact


Chassis Features
Electric start system provides convenient operation and features a lightweight starter motor and a compact, maintenance-free battery

A 60/55 watt H4 halogen headlight can help extend your riding session

The taillight and turn signals match the sleek style of the seat and bodywork

The on-road legal lighting is complemented with rubber-mounted turn signals and horn


Additional Features
12-month limited warranty. Longer coverage periods with other benefits are available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP).

Genuine Suzuki Accessories for DR200S owners are available including a selection of Suzuki logo apparel





2018 Suzuki DR200S – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $4599  USD

Engine 199cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC
Bore x Stroke 66.0 mm x 58.2 mm (2.60 in x 2.29 in)
Compression Ratio 9.4 : 1
Fuel System MIKUNI BST31SS, single
Starter Electric
Lubrication Wet sump
Drive Train
Transmission Wet multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final Drive Chain, DID525V9, 110 links
Suspension Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front Disc brake
Brakes Rear Drum brake
Tires Front 70/100-21 M/C 44P, tube type
Tires Rear 100/90-18 M/C 56P, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity 13.0 L (3.4 US gallons), 12.0 L (3.2 US gallons) CA model
Color Champion Yellow No. 2 / Solid Special White No. 2
Ignition Electronic ignition (CDI)
Spark Plug NGK DR8EA or DENSO X24ESR-U
Headlight 12V 60/55W (H4)
Tail Light 12V 21/5W
Dimensions and Curb Weight
Overall Length 2155 mm (84.8 in)
Overall Width 805 mm (31.7 in)
Overall Height 1140 mm (44.9 in)
Wheelbase 1405 mm (55.3 in)
Ground Clearance 255 mm (10.0 in)
Seat Height 845 mm (33.3 in)
Curb Weight 126 kg (278 lbs)

12 month unlimited mileage limited warranty.



2018 Suzuki DR200S – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $  CDN




2018 Suzuki DR200S – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)




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