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2012 Yamaha FZ 8 vs. 2012 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS Side-by-Side Comparison


Compare the 2012 Yamaha FZ 8 vs 2012 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS. The 2012 Yamaha FZ 8 has an MSRP of $8,690, while the 2012 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS has an MSRP of $8,299.
 
KEY FACTS
   
Manufacturer Yamaha Suzuki
Model FZ V-Strom
Year 2012 2012
Class Standard Standard
Country of Origin Japan Japan
MSRP $8,690

PRICE QUOTE
$8,299

PRICE QUOTE
 
PRICE
   
Warranty 12 months 12 months
 
Engine
   
Cylinders 4 2
Compression Ratio 12.0:1 11.5:1
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Displacement (cc) 779 645
Valve Configuration DOHC DOHC
Starter Electric Electric
Cooling Liquid Liquid
Engine Type Horizontal In-line V Twin
 
Seat Specifications
   
Number Of Seats 2 2
Seat Height (in) 32.1 32.9
 
Front Suspension
   
Front Suspension Size (in) 1.7 1.7
Front Travel (in) 5.1 5.9
Front Suspension Type Inverted Fork Telescopic Fork
 
Rear Suspension
   
Rear Travel (in) 5.1 6.3
Rear Suspension Brand Name
Rear Suspension Type Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm
 
Dimensions
   
Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 6.9
Trail (in) 4.3
Width (in) 30.3 32.9
Wheelbase (in) 57.5 61.4
Length (in) 84.3 90.2
 
Capacities
   
Fuel Capacity (gal) 4.5 5.3
 
Misc
   
Major Revision Year 2011 2012
Year 2012 2012
Manufacturer Country Japan Japan
Generic Type (Primary) Standard Standard
 
Weight
   
Dry Weight (lbs)
 
Transmission
   
Number Of Speeds 6 6
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 Dual Hydraulic Disc
 
Tires
   
Rear Tire (Full Spec) 180/55 ZR17 150/70 R17 69H
Front Tire (Full Spec) 120/70 ZR17 110/80 R19 59H
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2012 Yamaha FZ 8 vs 2012 Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS