2008 Suzuki GZ 250

2008 Suzuki GZ 250 pictures, prices, information, and specifications.
MSRP
$3,249
Type
Cruiser
Insurance
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Model Type
Cruiser
MSRP
$3,249
Dealers
Warranty
12
Insurance
Finance
Generic Type (Primary)
Cruiser
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age
16
Parent Company
Suzuki
Display Name
GZ 250
Year
2008
Make
Suzuki
Engine Type
Single-Cylinder
Cylinders
1
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Cooling
Air
Valves
2
Valves Per Cylinder
2
Valve Configuration
SOHC
Bore (mm/in)
72 / 2.84
Stroke (mm/in)
61.2 / 2.41
Displacement (cc/ci)
249 / 15.2
Compression Ratio
9.0:1
Starter
Electric
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Type
Gas
Carburetion Brand
Mikuni
Fuel Injector
No
Carburetor
Yes
Number Of Carburetors
1
Carburetor Size (mm)
32
Carburetion Type
Carburetor
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Reverse
No
Wheels Composition
Steel
Chromed
No
Front Tire Width
110
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
90
Front Tire Speed Rating
59P
Front Wheel Diameter
16
Rear Tire Width
130
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
90
Rear Tire Speed Rating
66P
Rear Wheel Diameter
15
Front Tire (Full Spec)
110/90 R16 59P
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
130/90 R15 66P
Front Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Type
Drum
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
No
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
No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
2
Rear Suspension Material
Steel
Air Adjustable
No
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
7.08
Width (in/mm)
32.1 / 815
Height (in/mm)
42.9 / 1090
Wheelbase (in/mm)
57.1 / 1450
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
4.9 / 125
Length (ft/ft)
7
Length (ft/in)
1
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
302 / 137
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
3.7 / 14
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
0.82
Seat Type
Two-Piece
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Folding
No
Seat Height (in/mm)
27.8 / 706.1
Number Of Seats
2
Detachable Passenger Seat
Standard
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
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
Tank Guard
No
Belt Guard
No
Hand Guards
No
Brush Guard
No
Heel Guards
No
Light Guard
No
Side Cover
Yes
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Top Crown
Standard
Stand Type
Kick
Handlebars
Standard
License Plate
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Fuel Level Warning
Standard
Warranty (Months/Condition)
12 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Metallic
No
Underseat Storage
Standard
Lockable Storage
Standard
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
Folding
Yes
User Reviews
5 reviews
  • Wated Money
    By  (I am an Owner) on Oct 08, 2013

    Bike died of an early death after 2 year and less than 4000 miles. Like many (and I mean many) GZ250 the engine died completely costing close to the street value of the bike. Check out the gz205 forums and you will see many people either parting out their bike because the engine died or people ...

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  • Great bike!
    By  (I am an Owner) on Apr 06, 2009

    Looks sharp and rides nice. Not fair to complain about about the power, it is a 250cc after all. Still, considering that it is a 250, is still moves nicely. All in all, dollar for dollar, it's a great bike

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  • Just the right size
    By  (I am an Owner) on Oct 24, 2008

    I'm 5'8" exactly and this bike is a perfect size for me. Perfect seat highth, too. Fuel economy? I consistently get 68 mpg around town. A quarter of that time I have a passenger.

    I keep the speed at 55 mph or less, although I have wound it up a bit higher. For town, or even going a short distance ...

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  • Great Little Bike for the Money
    By  (I am an Owner) on Sep 24, 2008

    Bought 2008 new in July to ride back and forth to work. While the MPG rating is 82, I have yet to achieve any thing better than 65, but hey that's not bad at $4.00 a gallon gas.

    Bike is easy to manuver in town traffic and easy to handle for a smaller person.

    I only wish it had a little ...

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  • good bike for its size
    By  (I am an Owner) on Sep 10, 2008

    this bike is small but i weigh 215 and this bike can still get me up to 65 even with the monster fairing windshield i installed. it is lots of fun and the fuel savings is awesome

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