Real World Mileage...

Those darn manufacturers tell us every last specification for their machines bar one - how many miles per gallon does it actually do...

Real World Mileage IMAGE

So we decided to do something about it.

After all these are hard times and, especially if we are using our bikes for the daily commute, we need to know how much it’s going to cost us…

We all know how much cheaper it is to ride a bike than drive a car and let’s not even talk about rail fares

SO – now here are some hard facts…

Make Model MPG Cost per mile Type of Riding
Suzuki SFV650L0 Gladius 72 £0.09 Training School
Suzuki GSF650SAL0 Bandit 53 £0.12 Commuting & Motorway
Suzuki GSXR600L1 52 £0.12 Commuting & Motorway
Suzuki GSR750L1 48 £0.13 Mixed
Suzuki C800 51 £0.12 Commuting & Motorway
Suzuki GSXR-1000L2 43 £0.14 Commuting & Motorway
Suzuki DL650X 58 £0.11 Commuting & Motorway
Suzuki GSX1250FAL2 45 £0.14 Commuting & Motorway
Suzuki 2012 GSX-R1000 54.80 WTC TEST
Suzuki 2016 DL1000 59.04 WTC TEST
Suzuki 2011 GSX-R750 53.95 WTC TEST
Suzuki 2011 GSX-R600 55.08 WTC TEST
Suzuki 2011 GSR750/A 60.45 WTC TEST
Suzuki 2012 DL650A 71.19 WTC TEST
Suzuki 2012 SFV650/A 67.80 WTC TEST
Suzuki 2013 Inazuma 250 85.87 WTC TEST
Suzuki 2013 Burgman 650A 60.50 WTC TEST
Suzuki 2013 Intruder C1500T 53.38 WTC TEST
Suzuki 2016 SV650 73.6 WTC TEST
Yamaha YBR125 112 £0.05 Mixed
Yamaha XC125E Vity 103 £0.06 Mixed
Yamaha XJ6FA 50 £0.12 Mixed
Yamaha XV950 60 £0.10 Mixed


*Data resulting from tests made by Suzuki in compliance with WMTC. These tests were conducted by a single rider with no additional optional equipment. Fuel consumption may vary depending on your riding style, how you maintain your vehicle, weather, road conditions, tyre pressure, the presence of accessories, the load, the weight of the crew and many other parameters…