2009 Husaberg FE Review


Husaberg introduced the on/off-road FE 450 and FE 570 motorbikes for 2009. The base MSRP for these motorbikes is typically around $9,500 to $10,000. The wheels and suspension of these motorbikes are made of aluminum, the frames are made of Chromoly/Plastic, and the body is made of plastic. These motorbikes have around 15.4 inches of ground clearance.

The 2009 Husaberg FE motorbikes come equipped with a one-piece vinyl seat that is designed to only accommodate one rider. These dual sport motorbikes also feature foot pegs for the driver, a chain guard, fork guards, heel guards, an exhaust guard, and exterior covers.

Riders that were surveyed showed a significant preference for the 2009 Husaberg 450 when compared to other dual sport motorbikes and different types of motorcycles currently available. Riders demonstrated a resounding preference for the 2009 Husaberg 450 dual sport bike when it came down to safety, off-road capabilities, design, lower repair expenses, reliability, and engine performance. These also favored the 2009 Husaberg FE 450 for its racing track capabilities and the value it provides in relation to its cost.

Riders also showed a general preference for the 2009 Husaberg FE 570 when compared with other competing dual sport bikes and motorcycles. Riders showed a strong preference for the racing track capabilities, off-road capabilities, design, value, reliability, and engine performance of the 2009 Husaberg FE 570 when compared with other dual sport motorbikes and different types of motorcycles currently on retail.

New For 2009

  • The two Husaberg FE motorbikes were new for 2009. Husaberg replaced the FE 450e, FE 550e and FE 650e from 2008 with the FE 450 and FE 570 for 2009.

2009 Husaberg FE Specs

  • 2009 Husaberg FE 450, Husaberg FE 570
  • Engine Type: 449.3 cc, 565.5 cc four-stroke single-cylinder
  • Bore and Stroke: 3.74 x 2.5 inches, 3.94 x 2.83 inches
  • Compression ratio: 11:8:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC
  • Induction: Fuel Injected
  • Ignition: Electric/Kick
  • Transmission: six-speed manual
  • Final Drive: Chain
  • Fuel Capacity: 2.2 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Hydraulic Disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Hydraulic Disc
  • Suspension (Front): Inverted Fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Twin Sided Swing Arm
  • Wheelbase: 58.1 inches
  • Rake: 26.5°
  • Trail: 4 inches
  • Seat Height: 38.8 inches
  • Curb Weight: 251.3 pounds, 252.4 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 90/90 R21
  • Tires (Rear): 140/80 R18


  • The 2009 Husaberg FE lineup is available in blue/white/yellow
  • Handguards
  • Rear Brake Disc Guard
  • Steering Damper
  • Adjustable Footrest
  • Aluminum Skid Plate
  • Cooler Protection
  • Front Brake Disc Guard

Key Competitors For The 2009 Husaberg FE

  • 2009 Husqvarna TC 510
  • 2009 KTM XC 530 W
  • 2009 Kawasaki KLX 450R
  • 2009 Honda CRF 450R
  • 2009 Suzuki RM-Z 450
  • 2009 Aprilia MXV 450