2012 Suzuki TU Review


As far as your standard road motorcycle this one is at the top of its class. The 2012 Suzuki TU 250X is fuel efficient. Small changes have been made to make this impressive bike more powerful, and quicker to respond. It has also been made more environmentally friendly. This motorcycle has so much to offer any rider and has a clean retro look that anyone would be satisfied with.

Grab a friend and go for a ride on this spectacular two seated motorcycle. It has a classic look that has toughness in style and feel. The look is completed with a large variety of chrome plated metal features including headlamps, speedometer housing, and the suspension coil to name a few. The overall performance of this 249cc, four-stroke, single-cylinder, fuel injection engine has been improved. A new and highly-efficient fuel injection system has been integrated to increase the optimal performance. A digital ignition system has fine-tuned the timing thus improving the response of the motorcycle. Everyone these days is thinking green and being more environmentally friendly in their everyday living. The 2012 Suzuki TU 250X decided to join in and do its part too. The exhaust system has been revamped to include an oxygen sensor and catalytic converter to decrease the bottom line of the emissions output.

With classic retro styling the 2012 Suzuki TU is one bike that will cause people to stop and stare. From the chrome wheels in both the front and back, to the low seat with an upright riding position, there is no doubt that one will always feel like they are in style when riding this bike. This modern style motorcycle is also very highly fuel efficient so one can cruise the open road for as long as they like without having to worry about stopping to fuel up. From handling the stop and go traffic of the urban city to passing those on the highway, the 2012 Suzuki has you covered. Lightweight, practical and a bike that performs with precision is what you can expect from the 2012 Suzuki TU.

New For 2012

  • Chrome plated metals on the wheels, headlamps, speedometer, the front suspension among other details. The chrome accents designed to add the extra special touch to this bike
  • Cylinders have all been improved to maintain durability. Also helps with heat reduction
  • The digital ignition has been fine tuned to improve timing this gives optimal performance of the engine and the bike as a whole.
  • Exhaust system has been improved with the addition of an oxygen sensor and the catalytic converter has also been redesigned to lower the emissions output.

2012 Suzuki TU Specs

  • Model: 2012 Suzuki TU 250X
  • Engine Type: 249cc, four-stroke, single-cylinder
  • Bore and Stroke: 72.0mm x 61.2mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.2:1
  • Valve Train: Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
  • Induction: Air
  • Ignition: Electric
  • Transmission: Five Speed
  • Final Drive: Chain
  • Fuel Capacity: 3.2 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: TBD
  • Brakes (Front): Hydraulic disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Drum
  • Suspension (Front): Telescopic fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Steel twin sided swing arm with dual adjustable spring pre-load
  • shock absorbers
  • Wheelbase: 54.1 inches
  • Rake: n/a
  • Trail: n/a
  • Seat Height: 30.3 inches
  • Curb Weight: 326 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 90/90R18M/C- 51S
  • Tires (Rear): 110/90 R18/C- 61S


  • Backrest mounting kit that provides additional support and comfort for the passenger. Easily mounted and can be detached with ease as well. The kit is sold separate from the backrest cushions.
  • Variety of styles and sizes for passenger backrests. Additional comfort options can be added by using gel inserts in the backrests. Mounts comfortably to the rear of the bike.
  • Tire value replacements caps with logo. These are designed to maintain air pressure and help tires perform at their best.
  • Different covers are available. One is a waterproof cover that is designed to protect the bike from bad weather and the other is a dust cover that keeps the bike clean and free from dirt and debris. Dust cover is for indoor use only.
  • Luggage rack and saddlebags can be purchased to provide additional storage for those long distance trips.

Key Competitors For The 2012 Suzuki TU

  • 2012 Royal Enfield Bullet G5 Classic
  • 2012 Zero XU Urban Cross
  • 2012 Hyosung GT 650
  • 2012 Brammo Enertia Base