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2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle Review Specs Price

The 2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle ensures younger and smaller riders can take on the dirt. A front disc brake and large 19-inch front and 16-inch rear tires give the motorcycle big-bike performance for its size. With a five-speed gearbox and actual manual clutch, the DR-Z125L provides the ideal base for riders to develop these skills while progressing in motorcycling.

2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle

The DR-Z looks race-oriented and is designed to resemble Suzuki’s championship-winning RM-Z and RMX models. Its sharp handling and strong low- and mid-range power give it off-road bike agility that sets it apart from the competition. The 2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle’s race-ready appearance suggests that you shouldn’t guess from a book’s cover that it’s easy to ride with plenty of fun in the package.

2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle – Features and Specs

Key Features

A 124cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder engine that is both reliable and compact. The gearbox has an easy-pull clutch that shifts smoothly. The strong steel frame and swing are designed like a beam. Rear suspension system with telescopic forks and links. Champion-approved RM-Z design with updated visuals.

Also Read: 2023 RM85 Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle Review

Engine Features

This small, manageable 124cc air-cooled, four-stroke, single-cylinder, SOHC engine delivers powerful short- to mid-range power. The ignition timing map on the precision digital CDI ignition system is calibrated to maximize the engine’s power characteristics. The Mikuni VM20SS carburetor enhances throttle response.

2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle

A cylinder coated with Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM) is used for its better heat conduction, durability, and lightweight. An eco-friendly muffler with a pleasant exhaust note is fitted with a spark arrestor. An environmentally friendly four-stroke engine that burns cleanly complies with EPA emissions regulations. Registration for the California Green Sticker Off-Road is available for the 2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle.

Transmission Features

Five-speed transmission with a foot-operated, link-type shifting system for precise operation and positive rider input. An easy-to-pull rack and pinion manual clutch give the rider control over power delivery during takeoff.

Chassis Features

The rear beam-style swingarm and lightweight, highly rigid steel pipe frame are designed to provide a mid-size, compact off-road vehicle. Weight reduction from lightweight aluminum rims (19-inch front and 16-inch rear) helps deliver smooth suspension performance and agile handling. The seat and bodywork design makes continuous leveling possible.

A wide range of riders can fit the bike thanks to its reasonable 32-inch seat height. Both front and rear drum brakes are lightweight and offer strong stopping power. Long wheel travel and smooth, progressive action from telescopic front forks and new link-type rear suspension offers a pleasant ride.

2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle

You can completely change the rear shock absorber spring preload to suit different riding conditions and rider weight. The bright Suzuki Factory Yellow bodywork features a racing-inspired blue, black, and red design. A thin, plastic skid plate is part of the engine’s underbody protection.

Additional Features

Six-month limited warranty. The extended warranty period and additional benefits offered by Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP). For 2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle owners, a wide range of genuine Suzuki accessories are offered, including a wide variety of Suzuki branded apparel.

2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle – Price

The new 2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle is available for $3,499 only.

2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle

2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle – Technical Specifications


Engine 124cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC
Bore x Stroke 57mm x 48.8mm (2.244 inches x 1.921 inches)
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel System Mikuni VM20SS, single carburetor
Starter Primary Kickstarter
Lubrication Wet sump


Clutch Wet multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed constant mesh
Final Drive Chain, DID 428HG, 130 links


Suspension Front Telescopic, coil spring, oil damped
Suspension Rear Link type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front Disc brake, single-rotor
Brakes Rear Drum brake
Tires Front 70/100-19 M/C 42M, tube type
Tires Rear 90/100-16 M/C 52M, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity 4.8 L (1.3 US gal.)
Color Champion Yellow No. 2


Ignition Electronic ignition (CDI)
Spark Plug NGK DR8EA or DENSO X24ESU

2023 DR-Z125L Suzuki Dual Sports Motorcycle


Overall Length 1885 mm (74.2 in.)
Overall Width 770 mm (30.3 in.)
Overall Height 1110 mm (43.7 in.)
Wheelbase 1270 mm (50.0 in.)
Ground Clearance 290 mm (11.4 in.)
Seat Height 805 mm (32.0 in.)
Curb Weight 89.0 kg (196 lb.)


Warranty 6-month limited warranty
Extension Longer coverage periods including some other benefits are available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP)

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