Buyers Guide 2016 Suzuki Bandit 1250S Buyer's Guide | Specs & Price

2016 Suzuki Bandit 1250S Buyer’s Guide | Specs & Price

2016 Suzuki Bandit 1250S

2016 Suzuki Bandit 1250S Buyer's Guide | Specs & Price
2016 Suzuki Bandit 1250S

The Suzuki Bandit 1250S ABS returns to the lineup, and it has some touring intentions, as accessory hard bags, rear top-box, and a windshield are Suzuki-offered option available to owners.

The Bandit 1250S features a smooth and torquey liquid-cooled 1255cc DOHC inline four-cylinder motor that borrows heavily from Suzuki’s GSX-R technology, and Showa provides the basic suspension.

Dual 310mm front and single 240mm rear rotor brake bring the 1250S’s claimed curb weight of 560 pounds down from speed, and ABS is standard. A six-speed gearbox, ergonomics comfortable enough for daylong rides, and more than enough grunt complete an excellent package.

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2016 Suzuki Bandit 1250S for sale2016 Suzuki Bandit 1250S ABS Specs:


  • Engine: DOHC inline-4
  • Bore x stroke: 79 x 64mm
  • Displacement: 1255cc
  • Cooling: Liquid-cooled main radiator, water-cooled oil cooler
  • Compression ratio: 10.5:1
  • Fueling system: EFI w/ Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve
  • Ignition: Transistorized electronic ignition
  • Lubrication: Wet sump
  • Transmission: 6-speed close-ratio
  • Final drive: Chain


  • Front brakes: 310mm floating dual discs
  • Rear brake: 240mm single disc
  • Front suspension: Showa forks
  • Rear suspension: Linkage assisted Showa shock
  • Front tire: 120/70 ZR17
  • Rear tire: 180/55 ZR17


  • Overall length: 83.9 inches
  • Overall width: 31.1 inches
  • Wheelbase: 58.5 inches
  • Seat height: 31.7 or 32.5 inches
  • Ground clearance: 5.3 inches
  • Curb weight: 560 pounds
  • Fuel capacity: 5.0 gallons
  • Warranty: 12-month, unlimited mileage, limited warranty

2016 Suzuki Bandit 1250S ABS Colors:

  • Candy Daring Red
  • Glass Sparkle Black

2016 Suzuki Bandit 1250S ABS Price:

  • MSRP $9899

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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