Buyers Guide BMW 2016 BMW F 800 GS Adventure | Motorcycle Buyer's Guide

2016 BMW F 800 GS Adventure | Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide

2016 BMW F 800 GS Adventure | Buyer’s Guide

2016 BMW F800GS seat height
2016 BMW F800GS

Returning unchanged for 2016, the F 800 GS Adventure has a 6.3-gallon tank adds over two gallons of fuel capacity compared to the standard GS, extending its range about 100 miles. You will be able to ride longer on the highway thanks to a larger windshield and improved seating.

For the dirt, the F 800 GS Adventure gets a reinforced subframe, improved engine protection, wider footpegs, and a stronger, adjustable brake pedal compared to the standard edition. On the electronic front, the optional Enduro mode, so the rider can increase the traction and thresholds on loose terrain.

Read our BMW F800GS Adventure Review.

2016 BMW F 800 GS Adventure Specs:


  • Type: Liquid-cooled, DOHC, parallel twin
  • Lubrication: Dry sump
  • Bore x stroke: 82 x 75.6mm
  • Displacement: 798cc
  • Maximum power: 85 horsepower @ 7500 rpm
  • Maximum torque: 61 ft/lbs @ 5750 rpm
  • Compression ratio: 12.0:1
  • Engine management: Electronic fuel injection, digital engine management (BMS-K+)
  • Emissions control: Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-3


  • Maximum speed: 120 mph
  • Fuel consumption: 55 mpg at a constant 55 mph
  • Fuel: Premium unleaded


  • Alternator: 3-phase, 400 watts
  • Battery: 12 V / 14 Ah, maintenance-free


  • Clutch: Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, mechanically operated
  • Gearbox: Constant mesh 6-speed
  • Drive: Endless O-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub


  • Frame: Tubular steel trellis frame, load-bearing engine
  • Front suspension: 43mm inverted forks; 9.1 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: Cast aluminum swingarm, WAD strut (travel related damping), spring pre-load hydraulically adjustable, rebound damping adjustable; 8.5 inches of travel


  • Wheel Type: Wire spoke wheels
  • Front rim: 2.15 x 21″
  • Rear rim: 4.25 x 17″
  • Front tire: 90/90 – 21 54V
  • Rear tire: 150/70 – 17 69V
  • Front brakes: Dual floating 300mm discs w/ four-piston fixed calipers
  • Rear brake: 265mm disc, with dual-piston floating caliper
  • ABS: Standard


  • L x W x H: 90.7 x 36.4 x 57.1 inches
  • Wheelbase: 62.1 inches
  • Rake: 26°

    Trail: 4.6 inches

  • Seat height: 35.0 inches (standard); various optional seats
  • Curb weight: 505 pounds
  • Fuel capacity: 6.3 gallons

2016 BMW F 800 GS Adventure Colors:

  • Kalamata Metallic Matte
  • Alpine White

2016 BMW F 800 GS Adventure Price:

  • MSRP – From $13,895

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Don Williams
Don Williams
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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