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2010 Suzuki TU250X Overview

2010 Suzuki TU250X Overview

In a time when new riders often are forced to choose between a 600-pound cruiser or a 150 mph 600cc sportbike, many experienced riders have begun complaining about the lack of a small “standard” motorcycle. Suzuki took those complaints to heart and loaned the new 2010 Suzuki TU250X to Ultimate MotorCycling.com so he could let us know his thoughts.

The Blockhead Boys peppered our test rider with questions about the little 4-stroke single, Bill wanting to know if it will go fast enough for the highway (no problem!) and what it is like in city traffic (awesome!) Todd points out that times have really changed – 40 years ago, this entry-level motorcycle would have been had the third-largest displacement in all of Suzuki’s American line!

By the time the test is finished, Bill acknowledges that at an MSRP of $3799, the 2010 Suzuki TU250X is a perfect beginner bike and Todd B is left plotting how to get the bike to NY because he thinks he can commute an entire month on one tank of fuel! And our tester? He was last seen riding off into the sunset of Southern California with a smug and satisfied 82 mpg grin on his face.

 

2010 Suzuki TU250X Specs

Chassis: 
Brakes Front Hydraulic disc
Brakes Rear Leading-trailing
Color Red
Curb Weight 149 kg (328

lbs)

Final Drive N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity 12L (3.2 gal)
Ground Clearance N/A
Overall Height 1075 mm (42.3 in)
Overall Length 2070 mm (81.5 in)
Overall Width 750 mm (29.5

in)

Seat Height 770 mm (30.3

in)

Suspension Front Telescopic,

coil spring, oil damped

Suspension

Rear

Swing-arm

type, coil spring, oil damped

Tires Front 90/90-18M/C 51S
Tires

Rear

110/90-18M/C

61S

Transmission 5-speed

constant mesh

Wheelbase 1375 mm (54.1

in)

Engine:
Bore Stroke 72.0mm (2.8

in) X 61.2mm (2.4 in)

Compression

Ratio

9.2:1
Engine 249cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, Air-cooled, SOHC
Fuel System Suzuki Fuel

Injection

Ignition Electronic

ignition (fully transistorized)

Lubrication Wet sump
Starter Electric

Warranty:
Warranty 12 Month

Unlimited Warranty


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