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2023 Suzuki DR-Z50

2023 Suzuki DR-Z50
Champion Yellow No. 2
MSRP: $2,499.00
Manufacturer: Suzuki
Condition: New


The ideal way to introduce young, beginning riders to the sport of motorcycling, the 2023 Suzuki DR-Z50 wraps big bike looks around a platform developed to keep adults in control of the ride. This compact, Suzuki-built mini-bike brings ease and convenience to riders just getting started on two wheels. With an automatic clutch, three-speed transmission, electric starting, and a low 22-inch seat height, this race-styled bike will help build confidence and riding ability for young, supervised riders. The 49cc engine delivers a smooth, controllable power band, and adult supervisors can adjust its power level so young riders can learn at a proper pace.

This motorcycle can be in the family for years, thanks to its rugged construction and sturdy 10-inch wheels; the Suzuki DR-Z50 combines a reliable engine with quality running gear that’s built to last. The DR-Z50 is the ideal way to get your whole family involved in motorcycling!



49cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled, single cylinder, OHC
Bore x Stroke
39.0 mm x 41.8 mm (1.53 in. x 1.64 in.)
Compression Ratio
Fuel System
Mikuni VM13, single carburetor
Electric with back-up primary kickstarter
Wet sump

Drive Train

Automatic clutch
3-speed constant mesh
Final Drive
Chain, DID 428DS, 78 links


Suspension Front
Inverted telescopic, coil spring
Suspension Rear
Swingarm type, coil spring, oil damped
Brakes Front
Drum brake
Brakes Rear
Drum brake
Tires Front
2.50 – 10 33J, tube type
Tires Rear
2.50 – 10 33J, tube type
Fuel Tank Capacity
3.0 L (0.8 US gal.)
Champion Yellow No. 2


Electronic ignition (CDI)
Spark Plug


Overall Length
1320 mm (52.0 in.)
Overall Width
580 mm (22.8 in.)
Overall Height
790 mm (31.1 in.)
935 mm (36.8 in.)
Ground Clearance
135 mm (5.3 in.)
Seat Height
560 mm (22.0 in.)
Curb Weight
54 kg (119 lb.)


6-month limited warranty
Longer coverage periods with other benefits available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP)



  • Powered by a reliable, 49cc, four-stroke engine, the DR-Z50 has plenty of torque to deliver the right level of controllable performance for a younger rider.
  • Starting the DR-Z50 requires a simple push of the electric start button. Riders can also kick-start the bike, so a fun day of riding is always available
  • Clean-burning four-stroke engine is EPA Emissions compliant.
  • Spark-arrestor equipped muffler is environmentally friendly, yet has a pleasant exhaust note.
  • The DR-Z50’s engine has a smooth power band with peak power that can be controlled via the adjustable throttle limiter that allows supervising adults to control engine output to suit the rider’s ability.
  • Adult supervision is essential, so young riders get off to a safe and fun start to motorcycling. The DR-Z50 provides the security of a keyed ignition, so the engine can’t run unless an adult has switched it on.
  • The 2023 DR-Z50 is eligible for California off-highway vehicle (OHV) registration.


  • The easy-to-use automatic clutch smoothly transmits power through the three-speed transmission, so beginning riders learn key-shifting techniques, while discovering the joy of riding.


  • Inverted front forks have a RM-Z-inspired design to produce enjoyable riding on a variety of terrain surfaces, with 3.8 inches of front wheel travel to absorb bumps.
  • Don’t be fooled by the DR-Z50’s light weight: It has a durable steel frame and swingarm designed to carry a wide range of riders and can easily tackle a variety of riding conditions.
  • Strong braking performance is provided by front and rear drum brakes. Adjustable front brake lever fits a variety of different-sized hands for optimum young rider control.
  • Aggressive RM-Z-inspired styling with bright yellow bodywork and complementary black, blue, and red graphics let the rider enjoy a big bike look and appeal.
  • Low 22-inch seat height puts entry-level riders at ease. A slightly forward-leaning riding position allows for maximum rider mobility.

Safety Information

  • The DR-Z50 is designed for use by children and off-road use only—do not use on public roads. Single rider only—weight limit 40 kg (88 pounds).
  • Rider must always wear a helmet, eye protection, and protective clothing. Ride safely and be thoughtful of others.
  • The DR-Z50 is not recommended for children under age seven. Parental supervision is required during operation.

Additional Items

  • 6-month limited warranty. Longer coverage periods with other benefits available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP).* *Subject to separate coverage for certain parts and the exclusions and limitations described in the New Off-Road Motorcycle Limited Warranty.
  • A variety of Genuine Suzuki Accessories for DR-Z50 families are available, including a large selection of Suzuki logo apparel.

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