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Compare the 2012 Suzuki DR-Z 400S Base vs 2012 BMW F 650 GS vs 2012 BMW F 800 GS Trophy vs 2012 BMW R 1200 GS. The 2012 Suzuki DR-Z 400S Base has an MSRP of $6,199, while the 2012 BMW F 650 GS has an MSRP of $10,155, 2012 BMW F 800 GS Trophy has an MSRP of $12,805, 2012 BMW R 1200 GS has an MSRP of $16,150.
 

KEY FACTS

       
Manufacturer Suzuki BMW BMW BMW
Model DR-Z 400S F F R
Year 2012 2012 2012 2012
Class On-Off Road On-Off Road On-Off Road On-Off Road
Country of Origin Japan Germany Germany Germany
MSRP $6,199

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$10,155

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$12,805

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$16,150

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Warranty 12 months 36 months 36 months 36 months
 

Engine

       
Cylinders 1 2 2 2
Compression Ratio 11.3:1 12.0:1 12.0:1 12.0:1
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Displacement (cc) 398 798 798 1170
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC DOHC DOHC
Starter Electric Electric Electric Electric
Cooling Liquid / Air Liquid Liquid Air / Oil
Engine Type Single-Cylinder Parallel Twin Parallel Twin Flat Twin
 

Seat Specifications

       
Number Of Seats 2 2 2 2
Seat Height (in) 36.8 32.3 34.6 33.5
 

Front Suspension

       
Front Suspension Size (in) 1.9 1.6 1.8 1.6
Front Travel (in) 11.3 7 9 7.5
Front Suspension Type Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork Inverted Fork Telescopic Fork
 

Rear Suspension

       
Rear Travel (in) 11.6 6.7 8.5 7.9
Rear Suspension Brand Name Paralever
Rear Suspension Type Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm Single Sided Swing Arm
 

Dimensions

       
Ground Clearance (in) 11.8
Trail (in) 4.21 3.6 4.6 4
Width (in) 34.4 35 37 36
Wheelbase (in) 58.5 62 62 59.3
Length (in) 90.9 89.7 91.3 87
 

Capacities

       
Fuel Capacity (gal) 2.6 4.2 4.2 5.3
 

Misc

       
Major Revision Year 2009 2012 2010
Year 2012 2012 2012 2012
Manufacturer Country Japan Germany Germany Germany
Generic Type (Primary) On-Off Road On-Off Road On-Off Road On-Off Road
 

Weight

       
Dry Weight (lbs) 395 407 461
 

Transmission

       
Number Of Speeds 5 6 6 6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Chain Chain Chain Shaft
Transmission Type Manual Manual Manual Manual
Reverse No No No No
 

Brakes

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

Tires

       
Rear Tire (Full Spec) 120/90 R18 65P 140/80 R17 69H 150/70 R17 69V 150/70 HR17
Front Tire (Full Spec) 80/100 R21 51P 110/80 R19 59H 90/90 R21 54V 110/80 HR19
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2012 Suzuki DR-Z 400S Base vs 2012 BMW F 650 GS vs 2012 BMW F 800 GS Trophy vs 2012 BMW R 1200 GS