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Compare the 2008 Yamaha V Star 1300 Base vs 2008 Suzuki Boulevard C90T vs 2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic. The 2008 Yamaha V Star 1300 Base has an MSRP of $10,090, while the 2008 Suzuki Boulevard C90T has an MSRP of $11,499, 2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic has an MSRP of $9,699.
 

KEY FACTS

     
Manufacturer Yamaha Suzuki Kawasaki
Model V Star 1300 Boulevard Vulcan 1500
Year 2008 2008 2008
Class Cruiser Cruiser Cruiser
Country of Origin Japan Japan Japan
MSRP $10,090

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$11,499

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$9,699

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Warranty 12 months 12 months 12 months
 

Engine

     
Cylinders 2 2 2
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 8.5:1 9.0:1
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Displacement (cc) 1304 1475 1470
Valve Configuration SOHC SOHC SOHC
Starter Electric Electric Electric
Cooling Liquid Air / Oil Liquid / Air
Engine Type V Twin V Twin V Twin
 

Seat Specifications

     
Number Of Seats 2 2 2
Seat Height (in) 28.1 27.6 27.6
 

Front Suspension

     
Front Suspension Size (in) 1.6 1.6 1.6
Front Travel (in) 5.3 5.9
Front Suspension Type Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork
 

Rear Suspension

     
Rear Travel (in) 4.3 3.4
Rear Suspension Brand Name
Rear Suspension Type Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm
 

Dimensions

     
Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Trail (in) 6.5
Width (in) 38.6 40.2 39.2
Wheelbase (in) 66.5 66.9 65.6
Length (in) 98 99.4 98.6
 

Capacities

     
Fuel Capacity (gal) 4.9 3.7 5
 

Misc

     
Major Revision Year 2007 2005
Year 2008 2008 2008
Manufacturer Country Japan Japan Japan
Generic Type (Primary) Cruiser Cruiser Cruiser
 

Weight

     
Dry Weight (lbs) 624 695 659
 

Transmission

     
Number Of Speeds 5 5 5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Belt Shaft Shaft
Transmission Type Manual Manual Manual
Reverse No No No
 

Brakes

     
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type Dual Hydraulic Disc Dual Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc
 

Tires

     
Rear Tire (Full Spec) 170/70B-16M/C 75H 180/70 R15 150/80 R16
Front Tire (Full Spec) 130/90-16M/C 67H 150/80 R16 130/90 R16
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2008 Yamaha V Star 1300 Base vs 2008 Suzuki Boulevard C90T vs 2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic