Suzuki V-Strom 650 Adventure vs Honda CB500X Comparison Test

31 Мар 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Suzuki V-Strom 650 Adventure vs Honda CB500X Comparison Test отключены
Suzuki GR 650 X

2013 Suzuki V-Strom 650 vs 2013 Honda CB500X Test

The V-Strom is a fantastically motorcycle. The seat is all-day the power is all you need in the real and the handling manages to be both and stable. It’s the perfect whether you’re running or sitting on the freeway for hours on

The Suzuki’s windscreen is incredibly at keeping rain and insects hitting you and, with the aid of an lip, minimizes buffeting

Its panniers are enormous, lock shut and to the bike. The left one a full-face helmet, but the right is a tad due to its need to fit next to the exhaust

Pairing 40-50 mpg fuel with a 5.3 gallon gas tank the V-Strom a minimum range of 212 between fuel stops.

The is also stunningly complete. more capable in town any other motorcycle we can think of, a tall, upright riding with excellent feel, controls and a willing nature.

Its wheels are sure footed rough pavement and through conditions in a manner reminiscent of a just one that’s comfortable and

Look at the Honda’s specs, hard to put a finger on what it such a great bike. All we can say is, you it much faster and in much confidence than you’d expect to, and have an absolute while doing so.

The CB500X’s 50 fuel economy is great, its is comfortable, the bars are at the perfect for six-foot riders and its little does a surprisingly good job of management. Every time we back to it after riding else, we find ourselves “How is this thing so

What’s Bad

Very little on either bike.

The V-Strom’s are extremely wide, making splitting stressful at best and impossible at worst.

The Honda’s gets buzzy at freeway and won’t do such a good job of luggage and passengers, but it’s so that once you adapt to the tachometer rev so close to the redline, no problem cruising for hours on end at mph.

The Price

As tested here, the Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS Adventure has an of $9,999; a $1,500 premium of the 2013 Suzuki V-Strom 650 You could spend that money more effectively in the so we advise buying the base

Suzuki GR 650 X

The 2013 Honda CB500X at $5,999, going up to $6,499 for the Honda CB500X ABS. You want the ABS.

Both are extremely affordable, asking question of all the larger, more motorcycles in the ADV class.

The Verdict

We hate to sound like one of comparison tests in which is declared a winner, but both of bikes are stunningly capable and affordable. So, deciding which one is simply comes down to kind of riding you do.

Is most of riding in town, with spent on good roads and the long trip thrown in? like the Honda CB500X is for you.

Spend most of riding time doing but also like riding roads and occasionally pop into Then you want the Suzuki 650.

You can’t go wrong with bike.

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Suzuki GR 650 X
Suzuki GR 650 X
Suzuki GR 650 X
Suzuki GR 650 X
Suzuki GR 650 X
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