2005 Suzuki DR-Z 400S

2005 Suzuki DR-Z 400S pictures, prices, information, and specifications.
MSRP
$5,499
Type
On-Off Road
Insurance
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Model Type
On-Off Road
MSRP
$5,499
Dealers
Warranty
12
Insurance
Finance
Generic Type (Primary)
On-Off Road
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Parent Company
Suzuki
Display Name
DR-Z 400S
Year
2005
Make
Suzuki
Engine Type
Single-Cylinder
Cylinders
1
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Cooling
Liquid / Air
Valves
4
Valves Per Cylinder
4
Valve Configuration
DOHC
Bore (mm/in)
90 / 3.55
Stroke (mm/in)
62.6 / 2.47
Displacement (cc/ci)
398 / 24.3
Compression Ratio
11.3:1
Starter
Electric
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Type
Gas
Carburetion Brand
Mikuni
Fuel Injector
No
Carburetor
Yes
Number Of Carburetors
1
Carburetor Size (mm)
36
Carburetion Type
Carburetor
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
5
Overdrive
Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Gear Ratio (1/2/3/4/5)
2.26 / 1.73 / 1.38 / 1.09 / 0.86
Reverse
No
Final Drive Ratio
2.93
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Chromed
No
Front Tire Width
80
Front Tire Aspect Ratio
100
Front Wheel Diameter
21
Rear Tire Width
120
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio
90
Rear Wheel Diameter
18
Front Tire (Full Spec)
80/100 R21
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
120/90 R18
Front Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
9.8 / 250
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
8.7 / 220
Front Suspension Type
Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)
1.9 / 49
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut
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
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
7.58
Width (in/mm)
34.4 / 875
Height (in/mm)
48.4 / 1230
Wheelbase (in/mm)
58.5 / 1485
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
11.8 / 300
Length (ft/ft)
7
Length (ft/in)
6.9
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)
291 / 132
GVWR (lbs/kgs)
740 / 335.7
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
2.6 / 10
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)
0.6 / 2.3
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
1.37
Seat Type
One-Piece
Adjustable
No
Seat Location
Driver and Passenger
Folding
No
Seat Height (in/mm)
36.8 / 935
Number Of Seats
2
Backrest Logo Plate
No
Grab Rail or Strap
Standard
Frame
Steel
Body Material
Plastic
Hand Grips
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Driver and Passenger
Adjustable
No
Engine Case Guard
Yes
Fork Guards
No
Saddle Bag Guard
No
Brush Guard
No
Heel Guards
No
Light Guard
No
Side Cover
Yes
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Stand Type
Kick
Handlebars
Standard
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Clock
Standard
Trip Odometer
Standard
Lap Timer
Standard
Speedometer
Standard
Warranty (Months)
12
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Metallic
No
Decal Kit
Standard
Tail Bag Material
Vinyl
Tail Bag Trim
Plain
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
Folding
Yes
User Reviews
1 review
  • Fine Dual Purpose Bike
    By  (I am an Owner) on Sep 15, 2008

    I've been riding for years, thirty bikes and thousands of road miles, but I've never ridden off road at all. An experienced friend recommended the DR-Z as a really good first bike for learning off road skills while still being decent on the road.

    I've found it to be everything he ...

    To date my off road work has only been on some gravel roads, but that's been very satisfying so far. The bike always lets me feel in control, and, with some fairly knobby street legal tires, it gives a feeling of confidence in loose material.

    I'm already planning the mods necessary to evolve my bike to a more expedition based mount, with a larger tank and panniers first on that list.

    I'm the first to admit I've got a LOT to learn about riding in the dirt, but that was the point of choosing this bike. My sense is that it will be a long time before I'll grow beyond the capabilities of the DR-Z in the off road environment.

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