Honda CRF450R vs. Husqvarna FC450 vs. Kawasaki KX450F vs. KTM 450 SX-F vs. Suzuki RM-Z450 vs. Yamaha YZ450F

Quick throttle response and a linear powerband are two of the Suzuki’s strong points, but the motor lacks the punch to keep up with stronger bikes in the class. A rider needs to shift the Suzuki often to keep it in the meat of the power.