2006 Suzuki Boulevard Review


The Suzuki Boulevard S40 brand was first officially introduced to the U.S. in 2005. Suzuki used the Boulevard S40 brand to replace the LS650 Savage that was in production from 1986 through 2004. Suzuki made four engines available for the 2006 Boulevard cruiser lineup; most of the models feature liquid-cooled engines.

The 2006 Suzuki Boulevard S40 is around 7.1 feet long, 28.3 inches wide, 43 inches tall, and has 5.3 inches of ground clearance. The 2006 Suzuki Boulevard M109R is 8.07 feet long, 37 inches wide, 46 inches high, and has the same 5.3 inches of ground clearance. Both of these models feature one-piece seats made of leather that are designed to hold two people. Both cruiser motorbikes also feature standard grab rails and foot pegs for the driver and passenger as well.

The 2006 Boulevard features a standard speedometer while the M109R has a full array of digital instrumentation along with a fuel level warning gauge, a temperature warning light, a standard clock, speedometer, trip odometer, and tachometer. Many novice riders think the 2006 Boulevard M109R is a great starter bike due to its responsive acceleration, aggressive styling, and powerful engine. Many riders are impressed with the combination of high-quality comfort and engine performance that the 2006 Suzuki M109 cruiser provides.

Many riders praise the 2006 Suzuki Boulevard S40 for its reliability and fuel economy. These riders also think the 2006 Boulevard S40 is fun to ride and has an appealing design as well. Riders are able to get up to 60 mph on this single-cylinder cruiser with no problem. Riders of all ages love the acceleration and quiet engine in the 2006 Boulevard S40 cruisers. A few riders have complained about mechanical issues while others have yearned for a larger or powerful motorbike after riding the Suzuki Boulevard S40 cruiser.

New For 2006

  • The Suzuki Boulevard M109R was a new addition to the cruiser lineup for 2006.

2006 Suzuki Boulevard Specs

  • Model: Boulevard S40, S50, S83, C50, C50 Black, C50C, C50T, M50, M50 Black, C90, C90 Black, C90T, M109R/S
  • Engine Type: 655 cc, single-cylinder, four-stroke; 819 cc, 1475 cc, 1783 cc two-cylinder, four-stroke V-twin
  • Bore and Stroke: 3.7 x 3.7 inches, 3.27 x 2.93 inches, 3.78 x 3.98 inches, 4.41 x 3.57 inches
  • Compression Ratio: 8:5:1, 10:0:1, 9:3:1, 9:4:1, 10:5:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC, DOHC
  • Induction: Carburetor, fuel injected
  • Ignition: Electric
  • Transmission: Five-speed manual
  • Final Drive: Belt, Shaft
  • Fuel Capacity: 2.8 gallons, 3.2 gallons, 3.4 gallons, 4.1 gallons, 3.7 gallons, 5 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Hydraulic disc, dual hydraulic disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Drum, hydraulic disc, hydraulic disc
  • Suspension (Front): Telescopic fork, inverted fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Twin-sided swing arm
  • Wheelbase: 58.3 inches, 61.4 inches, 63.5 inches, 65.2 inches, 66.9 inches, 67.5 inches
  • Rake: N/A
  • Trail: N/A
  • Seat Height: 27.6 inches, 29.1 inches
  • Curb Weight: 352 pounds, 443 pounds, 535 pounds, 542 pounds, 544 pounds, 540 pounds, 665 pounds, 695 pounds, 703 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 100/90 R19 57H, 100/90 R19 57H, 110/90 R19 62H, 130/90 R16, 150/80 R16, Dunlop 130/70 R18 M/C 63V
  • Tires (Rear): 140/80 R15 67H, 140/90 R15 70H, 170/80 R15 77H, 170/80 R15, 180/70 R15, Dunlop 240/40 R18 M/C 79V


  • Master Cylinder Cap
  • Master Cylinder Connector Caps
  • Master Cylinder Trim Set
  • Chrome Rear Rack
  • Throw-Over Leather Saddlebags
  • Studded Throw-Over Leather Saddlebags
  • Custom Gel Leather Seat – Classic
  • Custom Gel Leather Seat – Pillow
  • Custom Sport Shield
  • Engine Case Guard
  • Headlight Visor
  • Backrest Set
  • Saddlebag Supports
  • Suzuki Boulevard Cover

Key Competitors For The 2006 Suzuki Boulevard

  • Harley-Davidson Dyna Glide Street Bob
  • Yamaha Roadliner Midnight
  • Ural Wolf 750
  • Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD
  • Honda Shadow Spirit 750
  • Honda Shadow Aero