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2012 BMW F 800 GS vs. 2012 Suzuki DR-Z 400S Base Side-by-Side Comparison


Compare the 2012 BMW F 800 GS vs 2012 Suzuki DR-Z 400S Base. The 2012 BMW F 800 GS has an MSRP of $12,355, while the 2012 Suzuki DR-Z 400S Base has an MSRP of $6,199.
 
KEY FACTS
   
Manufacturer BMW Suzuki
Model F DR-Z 400S
Year 2012 2012
Class On-Off Road On-Off Road
Country of Origin Germany Japan
MSRP $12,355

PRICE QUOTE
$6,199

PRICE QUOTE
 
PRICE
   
Warranty 36 months 12 months
 
Engine
   
Cylinders 2 1
Compression Ratio 12.0:1 11.3:1
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Displacement (cc) 798 398
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC
Starter Electric Electric
Cooling Liquid Liquid / Air
Engine Type Parallel Twin Single-Cylinder
 
Seat Specifications
   
Number Of Seats 2 2
Seat Height (in) 34.6 36.8
 
Front Suspension
   
Front Suspension Size (in) 1.8 1.9
Front Travel (in) 9 11.3
Front Suspension Type Inverted Fork Telescopic Fork
 
Rear Suspension
   
Rear Travel (in) 8.5 11.6
Rear Suspension Brand Name
Rear Suspension Type Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm
 
Dimensions
   
Ground Clearance (in) 11.8
Trail (in) 4.6 4.21
Width (in) 37 34.4
Wheelbase (in) 62 58.5
Length (in) 91.3 90.9
 
Capacities
   
Fuel Capacity (gal) 4.2 2.6
 
Misc
   
Major Revision Year 2008
Year 2012 2012
Manufacturer Country Germany Japan
Generic Type (Primary) On-Off Road On-Off Road
 
Weight
   
Dry Weight (lbs) 408
 
Transmission
   
Number Of Speeds 6 5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Chain Chain
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Reverse No No
 
Brakes
   
Rear Brake Type Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Type Dual Hydraulic Disc Hydraulic Disc
 
Tires
   
Rear Tire (Full Spec) 150/70 R17 69V 120/90 R18 65P
Front Tire (Full Spec) 90/90 R21 54V 80/100 R21 51P
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2012 BMW F 800 GS vs 2012 Suzuki DR-Z 400S Base