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2009 Suzuki GS 500F

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2009 Suzuki GS 500F Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Sport
BASE MSRP(US)  $4,399.00
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Parallel Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  74 / 2.92
Stroke (mm/in)  56.6 / 2.23
Displacement (cc/ci)  487 / 29.7
Compression Ratio  9.0:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Carburetion Brand  Mikuni
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  2
Carburetor Size (mm)  34
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  110
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  54H
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  130
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Rear Tire Speed Rating  62H
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  110/70 R17M/C 54H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  130/70 R17M/C 62H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12.2 / 310
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum / Steel
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.82
Width (in/mm)  31.5 / 800
Height (in/mm)  45.3 / 1150
Wheelbase (in/mm)  55.3 / 1405
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  4.7 / 120
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  10
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  439 / 199
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.3 / 20
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  1.11
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  31.1 / 790
Number Of Seats  2
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Lower Fairing  Standard
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Fuel Level Warning  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2004
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
NADATrimID  33487
Display Name  GS500F
Mounts:  
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Height  Low
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Decal Kit  Standard
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By Jody(Owner), Nov. 4, 2009
This is a great bike. It is a very comfortable bike for everyday use. It is not a supersport powerhouse of a machine that some of the larger more expensive bikes are but it is more than anyone would ever "need" for a street bike. During break-in I averaged about 55 mpg and expect even b... Read Full Review

 

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GS500F; Best 6K You Can Spend
By Electrojake(Owner), Feb. 14, 2010
Granted, I only have 1500 miles on this bike so far but I am very pleased. It is my "opinion" that for the price (well under $6000) you can NOT get a better deal.

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Fun, Great looking Bike
By Patrick Lajko(Owner), May. 26, 2010
I was torn between the Ninja 500 and the GS500. Both are comparable but I preferred the white/blue style of the GS500. Rides great and is easy to handle. I exercised it on one of the MSF training areas to see how it handled in a safe, closed off area. It handles tight S turns and tight U turns with ... Read Full Review

 

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Nice bike
By Joshua Schlake(Owner), Sep. 8, 2009
This is my first bike and I love it. I went aganist the ninja 500 cause it seems like everybody has the ninja. The GS is a great bike and i'm happy with the decision. Read Full Review

 

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Excellent Choice for an upgrade...
By MochaCaligirl(Owner), Jan. 19, 2011
I started on a ninja 250. Loved everything about it. The looks, the ride and the fuel economy. When I looked around for an upgrade I found only two to compare; the Kawi 500 and the Suzuki 500. i rode both. The Kawi is narrower and lighter with a lot of pep but the Suzuki...well is is a little heavie... Read Full Review

 

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