2006 Suzuki DR-Z 125L

Motorcyclist Online helps you research the used 2006 Suzuki DR-Z 125L before buying this Motocross bike. The 2006 DRZ 125 L is made in Japan. Suzuki first introduced the DRZ model in 2004. With front Hydraulic Disc brakes that will securely stop ...     read more
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2006 Suzuki DRZ 125 L

Model Overview:

2006 DRZ 125L

Bodystyle Motocross
Warranty 6 months
Manufacturer Country Japan
Introduction Year 2004
Displacement (cc) 124
Engine Type Single-Cylinder
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2006 Suzuki DR-Z 125L


The 2006 Suzuki DR-Z is a lineup of motorbikes meant for off-roading and on/off-roading. The 2006 Suzuki S40 is around 7.1 feet long, 28.3 inches wide, 43.5 inches high, and has 5.3 inches of ground clearance. Many riders love using the 2006 Suzuki DR-Z 400SM as a daily commuter that's competent and able to take on any type of road conditions.

The 2006 Suzuki DR-Z 400SM on/off-road motorbike has great acceleration and its light weight makes performing wheelies and cornering sharp turns easy for just about any type of rider. These motorbikes have a peak output of around 34 horsepower going to the rear wheel. Many riders feel that the 2006 Suzuki DR-Z 400SM is one of the best motorbikes currently available on the market. The 2006 Suzuki DR-Z 400SM is around 7.2 feet long, 34.3 inches wide, 46.7 inches tall, and has 11.8 inches of ground clearance.

Many riders love this on/off-road motorbike because it is so nimble and handles quite well on the most challenging roads of any type. Many people feel the 2006 Suzuki DR-Z 125L is a great starter bike because it’s easy to handle and has great acceleration as well. Novice riders have no trouble keeping up with larger bikes when riding this responsive off-road bike. The 2006 DR-Z S40 comes equipped with a one-piece seat meant to hold two people while the 2006 DR-Z 400SM features a vinyl seat meant to hold two people.

Many of the different types of 2006 Suzuki DR-Z motorbikes are equipped with standard grab rails and foot pegs for the driver and passenger as well. The frames of the motorbikes in the 2006 Suzuki DR-Z series are either made from steel or a combination of steel and aluminum. The lower-end models of the Suzuki 2006 DR-Z series feature straight-forward dash boards when simple layouts that center on a standard speedometer. The higher end models like the 2006 Suzuki DR-Z 400SM motorbike feature a full set of digital instrumentation on the dash along with a standard clock, speedometer, lap timer, and trip odometer.

The Suzuki DR-Z 125, DR-Z 250 and DR-Z 400E off-roading motorbikes were carryover for 2006. Riders that were surveyed displayed an overall preference for the 2005 Suzuki DR-Z 125 when compared with the 2006 version. These surveyed riders also preferred the 2005 Suzuki DR-Z 400SM when compared with the 2006 model. Riders still preferred both of these on/off-roading bikes over other bikes currently available.

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2006 Suzuki DR-Z Specs

  • Model: DR-Z 125, 125L, 250, 400E, 400S, 400SM
  • Engine Type: 124 cc, 249 cc, 398 cc single-cylinder four-stroke
  • Bore and Stroke: 2.25 x 1.92 inches, 2.88 x 2.35 inches, 3.55 x 2.47 inches
  • Compression ratio: 9.5:1, 10.4:1, 12.2:1, 11.3:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC, DOHC
  • Induction: Carburetor
  • Ignition: Kick, electric/kick, electric
  • Transmission: Five-speed manual, six-speed manual
  • Final Drive: Chain
  • Fuel Capacity: 1.7 gallons and 0.4-gallon reserve, 2.8 gallons and 0.6-gallon reserve, 2.6 gallons and 0.6-gallon reserve, 2.6 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Drum, hydraulic disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Drum, hydraulic disc
  • Suspension (Front): Telescopic fork, inverted fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Twin-sided swing arm
  • Wheelbase: 49 inches, 50 inches, 57.3 inches, 58.1 inches, 58.5 inches, 57.5 inches
  • Rake: N/A
  • Trail: N/A
  • Seat Height: 30.5 inches, 30.3 inches, 35 inches, 37.2 inches, 36.8 inches
  • Curb Weight: 174 pounds, 176 pounds, 253 pounds, 262 pounds, 291 pounds, 295 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 70/100 R17, 70/100 R19, 80/100 R21, 80/100 R21, 80/100 R21, 120/70 R17
  • Tires (Rear): 90/100 R14, 90/100 R16, 100/100 R18, 110/100 R18, 120/90 R18, 140/70 R17


  • Champion Yellow and Blue/White Body Colors
  • Rear Rack
  • Expandable Rack Bag

Key Competitors For The 2006 Suzuki DR-Z

  • Yamaha YZ 125
  • Honda CR 125R
  • Kawasaki KLX 125
  • Kawasaki KLX 300R
  • KTM EXC-G 400 Racing
  • Yamaha YZ 250F 50th Anniversary

Available DR-Z Sub Models

2006 Suzuki DR-Z 125 Buyer's Guide 2006 Suzuki DR-Z 125
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2006 Suzuki DR-Z 400E Buyer's Guide 2006 Suzuki DR-Z 400E
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2006 Suzuki DR-Z 250 Buyer's Guide 2006 Suzuki DR-Z 250
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