2007 Suzuki GS Review


Overall, riders seem to favor the 2006 version and most motorbikes currently available on the market over the 2007 Suzuki 500F. The MSRP for the 2007 model is around $5,200, only about $50 more than the previous model. This sport motorbike is around 6.8 feet long, 45.3 inches tall and has a ground clearance of around 4.7 inches. This motorbike is equipped with a one-piece vinyl seat this is made to hold up to two people. The GS 500F has a standard grab rail and foot pegs for both the driver and the passenger as well.

Many riders feel the 2007 Suzuki 500F is one of the best bikes that novice riders and beginners can choose for a starter. Riders feel this is the perfect starter because it relatively light weight and easy to handle as well. Riders also like the 2007 Suzuki 500F due to increased savings on gas costs. The top speed for the 2007 Suzuki 500F is around 110 to 120 mph and the estimated fuel economy is around 55 to 60 mpg. Many novice riders enjoy using the 2007 Suzuki 500F as a weekend bike to get away from the monotony of the weekday work schedule.

The 2007 Suzuki 500F is also favored by shorter riders that have had trouble getting their feet to the floor. Many riders who own a 2007 Suzuki 500F have had it for years and still don’t have any serious complaints. This bike is often reliable and fun even after riding for hundreds of miles. This really is just a stylish starter bike, it’s not made to compete with the high-end sport and racing bikes currently on the market. The 2007 Suzuki 500F offers value, reliability and fun, even if tis not powerful enough to blow away the premier motorbikes on the road.

This is a bike for just about anyone, young riders and seniors love the cruising around on the 2007 Suzuki 500F. Most riders hold on to these bikes because they are built to last and the fun never fades. This is a good bike for living in major metropolitan areas and for those living out on the hillside as well. Some riders like the bike because of the upright seated position it supports, opposed to be hunched over the tank of the typical crotch rocket.

It’s easy for amateur riders to get this bike up to speed on the highway without losing control or feeling overwhelmed. There are many riders who stand by the belief that the 2007 Suzuki 500F is more than just a starter bike for beginners. The seat and upright handlebars make this one of the more comfortable bikes currently available. This bike isn’t for the avid racer but it does have enough storage and power to make fun on the road last for days.

New For 2007

The 2007 Suzuki GS 500F is marginally more expensive than in 2006 but there are no substantial mechanical differences between the two models. The new improvements on the 2007 GS 500F were supposed to be the motorbike’s performance on the road and a sportier design as well. There was only a 500F model in 2007; Suzuki didn’t launch a 500 base model as it did in 2006.

Most riders preferred the 2006 GS 500 F engine performance, reliability, off-road capabilities and touring capabilities over the 2007 model. Riders also thought the 2006 model was more fun, was a better value for the money and had lower maintenance costs as well. The same riders favored the design and racing ability of 2007 2007 Suzuki GS, riders also felt this bike was safer as well.

2007 Suzuki GS Specs

  • Model: GS 500F
  • Engine Type: 487 cc 2-cylinder 4-stroke parallel twin
  • Bore and Stroke: 2.92 inches x 2.23 inches
  • Compression ratio: 9:0:1
  • Valve Train: DOHC
  • Induction: Fuel injected
  • Ignition: Electric
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual
  • Final Drive: N/A
  • Fuel Capacity: 5.3 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Hydraulic Disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Hydraulic Disc
  • Suspension (Front): Telescopic fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Twin Sided Swing Arm
  • Wheelbase: 55.3 inches
  • Rake: N/A
  • Trail: N/A
  • Seat Height: 31.1 inches
  • Curb Weight: 396.8 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 110/70 R17
  • Tires (Rear): 130/70 R17


  • The Suzuki GS is available in Blue/White and Black/Gray combinations

Key Competitors For The 2007 Suzuki GS

  • The 2007 Kawasaki Ninja 650R
  • The 2007 Hyosung Comet GT650R
  • The 2007 Hyosung Comet GT250R
  • The 2007 Kawasaki Ninja 500R
  • The 2007 Kawasaki Ninja 250R
  • The 2007 Yamaha YZF 600R