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2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike Review Specs Price

The new 2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike is the dream bike for adventure riders who want versatility, power, and style. It is best known for its off-road performance due to its right use of power, suspension, durability, and lightweight. The latest electric starter system with an excellent fuel efficiency makes the long trips even more interesting. The new graphics provide an attractive eye-catching look. The latest ultra-tough 644cc engine provides amazing torque and power. It is an air-cooled engine and its amazing thing is that it is easy to maintain. The engine’s gear-driven counterbalancers reduce the vibration so that rider can ride comfortably. The new 2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike is an ideal for all kinds of trial and its review with price and specifications are given below.

2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike – Price and Features

The new 2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike is available with the price of $6,899 only.

2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike

Engine Features

The new 2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike comes with the powerful 644cc engine featuring four-stroke, single-cylinder giving excellent fuel efficiency with the wide powerband. Moreover, the latest powerplant requires very low regular maintenance. The lubrication system features a dry-sump design that keeps the engine compact and eliminates the oil pan for better ground clearance and damage resistance. The frame act like a giant oil cooler when it contains the engine oil in the frame like in 2017 Honda XR650L. The new 2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike is an impressive adventure bike featuring an impressive electric starter that provides incredible starting experience even in cold weather conditions.

2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike

Chassis Features

The new 2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike comes with the steel frame that has been designed to handle all kinds of obstacles during off-road riding. This adventure bike is also included in the list of Best Honda Bikes of 2012. The new passenger grab strap folding passenger pegs and the new long MX-style seat provides incredible riding experience of all times. The latest no maintenance sealed battery provides plenty of cranking power for an outstanding electric starter and it is well protected from the vibration of off-road riding. The latest 11.6 inches of wheel travel contains an air-adjustable 43 mm fork offering 16 position compression damping adjustability. The front wheel travel of 21 inches provides the wide choice of tire for better riding conditions. The rear wheel of 18 inches provides better overall ride with more sidewall protection against flats plus it also provides the wide choice of on-or off-road tires. The braking system consists up of the front and rear disc brakes for better stopping power. Both of these front and rear disc rotors have been drilled for lightness and better wet-weather performance. This adventure bike comes with the number of attractive equipment like incredible turn signals, mirrors, speedometer and much more.

2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike

2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike – Technical Specification


Engine Type 644 cc, air-cooled, dry-sump, single-cylinder, four-stroke
Bore And Stroke 100 mm x 82 mm
Compression Ratio 8.3:1
Valve Train SOHC; four-valve RFVC™
Induction 42.5 mm diaphragm-type CV carburetor
Ignition Solid-state CD with an electronic advance

2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike Specs

Drive Train

Transmission Five-speed
Final Drive #520 O-ring-sealed chain; 15T/45T

Chassis / Suspension / Brakes

Front Suspension 43 mm air-adjustable axle Showa® cartridge fork having 16-position compression-damping adjustability with 11.6-inches of travel
Rear Suspension Pro-Link® Showa single-shock containing spring-preload, 20-position compression- and 20-position rebound damping adjustability with 11.0-inches travel
Front Brake Single disc having a twin-piston caliper
Rear Brake Single disc
Front Tire 3.00-21
Rear Tire 4.60-18

2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike Specs


Rake 27.0 degrees
Trail 102 mm (4.0 inches)
Wheelbase 57.3 inches
Seat Height 37.0 inches
Curb Weight 346 pounds
Fuel Capacity 2.8 gallons, including 0.6-gallon reserve
Ground Clearance 13.0 inches
Miles Per Gallon 52 MPG

2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike Specs


Available Colors Red
Model ID XR650L
Emissions The adventure bike meets the current California Air Resource Board (CARB) and EPA off-road emissions standards.

Factory Warranty Information

One Year It has transferable limited warranty; extended coverage available with the Honda Protection Plan

2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike


This article is about the review of the new 2018 Honda XR650L Adventure Bike and it is covered under www.bikescatalog.com. The powerful engine has been specially optimized for better performance. The chassis is been specially designed to withstand all kinds of obstacles that came during the ride. The suspension system ensure smooth riding experience while braking system guarantee to have outstanding stopping power.

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