2019 Suzuki DR-Z50 Guide

2019 Suzuki DR-Z50

2019 Suzuki DR-Z50 2019 Suzuki DR-Z50


2019 Suzuki DR-Z50:

The 2019 Suzuki DR-Z50 is the ideal way to introduce young beginning riders to the sport of motorcycling. This compact, Suzuki-built mini-bike brings ease and convenience to riders just getting started on two wheels. With an automatic clutch, three-speed transmission, electric starting, and a low 22-inch seat height, this race-styled bike will help build confidence and riding ability for young supervised riders. The 49cc engine delivers a smooth, controllable power band, and adult supervisors can adjust its power level so young riders can learn at a proper pace.

This motorcycle can be in the family for years, thanks to its rugged construction and sturdy 10-inch wheels; the Suzuki DR-Z50 combines a reliable engine with quality running gear that’s built to last. The 2019 DR-Z50 is the ideal way to get your whole family involved in motorcycling!





2019 Suzuki DR-Z50 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

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2019 Suzuki DR-Z50 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Engine Features
Powered by a reliable, 49cc, four-stroke engine, the DR-Z50 has plenty of torque to deliver the right level of controllable performance for a younger rider.

The DR-Z50’s engine has a smooth power band with peak power that can be controlled via the adjustable throttle limiter that allows supervising adults to control engine output to suit the rider’s ability.

Starting the DR-Z50 requires a simple push of the electric start button. Riders can also kick-start the bike, so a fun day of riding is always available.

Adult supervision is essential, so young riders get off to a safe and fun start to motorcycling. The DR-Z50 provides the security of a keyed ignition, so the engine can’t run unless an adult has switched it on.

Clean-burning four-stroke engine is EPA Emissions and California red sticker compliant.

Spark-arrestor equipped muffler is environmentally friendly, yet has a pleasant exhaust note.


Transmission Features

The easy-to-use automatic clutch smoothly transmits power through the three-speed transmission, so beginning riders learn key-shifting techniques, while discovering the joy of riding.


Chassis Features

Inverted front forks have a RM-Z-inspired design to produce enjoyable riding on a variety of terrain surfaces, with 3.8 inches of front wheel travel to absorb bumps.

Aggressive RM-Z-inspired styling with bright yellow bodywork and matching graphics let the rider enjoy a big bike look and appeal.

Don’t be fooled by the DR-Z50’s light weight: It has a durable steel frame and swingarm designed to carry a wide range of riders and can easily tackle a variety of riding conditions.

Low 22-inch seat height puts entry-level riders at ease. A slightly forward-leaning riding position allows for maximum rider mobility.

Strong braking performance is provided by front and rear drum brakes. Adjustable front brake lever fits a variety of different-sized hands for optimum young rider control.


Safety Information

The DR-Z50 is designed for use by children and off-road use only—do not use on public roads. Single rider only—weight limit 40 kg (88 pounds).

The DR-Z50 is not recommended for children under age seven. Parental supervision is required during operation. Rider must always wear a helmet, eye protection, and protective clothing. Ride safely and be thoughtful of others.



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

A variety of Genuine Suzuki Accessories for DR-Z50 families are available, including a large selection of Suzuki logo apparel.




2019 Suzuki DR-Z50 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $1749 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Australia MSRP Price: See Dealer for Pricing in AU
Engine49cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled, single cylinder, OHC
Bore x Stroke39.0 mm x 41.8 mm (1.53 in. x 1.64 in.)
Compression Ratio9.7:1
Fuel SystemMikuni VM13, single carburetor
StarterElectric with back-up primary kickstarter
LubricationWet sump
Drive Train
ClutchAutomatic clutch
Transmission3-speed constant mesh
Drive ChainChain, DID 428DS, 78 links
Suspension FrontInverted telescopic, coil spring
Suspension RearSwingarm type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes FrontDrum brake
Brakes RearDrum brake
Tires Front2.50 – 10 33J, tube type
Tires Rear2.50 – 10 33J, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity3.0 L (0.8 US gal.)
ColorChampionship Yellow No.2
IgnitionElectronic ignition (CDI)
Dimensions and Curb Weight
Overall Length1320 mm (52.0 in)
Overall Width580 mm (22.8 in)
Overall Height790 mm (31.1 in)
Wheelbase935 mm (36.8 in)
Ground Clearance135 mm (5.3 in)
Seat Height560 mm (22.0 in)
Curb Weight54 kg (119 lb.)
Warranty6-month unlimited mileage limited warranty.*
Extensions*Longer coverage periods with other benefits available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP).




2019 Suzuki DR-Z50 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details




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2019 Suzuki DR-Z50 – Totalmotorcycle.com Australian Specifications/Technical Details




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