2025 DR-Z125L

2025 DR-Z125L Overview

Well suited for young and smaller stature riders the 2025 DR-Z125L can take on the dirt like a larger, more expensive bike. Large-diameter 19-inch front and 16-inch rear tires, as well as a front disc brake, deliver big bike performance to a size-appropriate motorcycle. The DR-Z125L is the perfect platform to build essential riding skills upon, thanks to a true manual clutch and a five-speed transmission.

Styled to mirror Suzuki’s Championship-winning RM-Z models, this DR-Z brings sharp handling plus strong low-end and mid-range engine power. An off-road value, the DR-Z125L...

Compact and reliable, 124cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder engine

Smooth-shifting transmission with easy-pull clutch

Strong steel frame and beam-style swingarm

Telescopic forks and link-type rear suspension

Champion-approved RM-Z styling with race-inspired graphics

Compact, 124cc, four-stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, air-cooled engine provides strong low- to mid-range power delivery that can be easily handled.

Precise digital CDI ignition system has an ignition-timing map that’s tuned to optimize the engine’s power characteristics.

Mikuni VM20SS carburetor contributes to excellent throttle response.

Suzuki Composite Electrochemical Material (SCEM)-plated cylinder is used for durability, weight reduction, and superior heat transfer.

Spark-arrestor equipped muffler is environmentally friendly yet has a pleasant exhaust note.

The 2025 DR-Z125L is eligible for California Off-Road registration.

Five-speed transmission with link-type, foot-operated gearshift system for precise operation and good feedback to the rider.

Easy-pull, rack-and-pinion manual clutch lets the rider control takeoffs and power delivery.

Lightweight, high-rigidity steel pipe frame and rear beam-style swingarm are designed specifically to create a compact, mid-sized off-road machine.

Lightweight aluminum rims (19-inch front/16-inch rear) for reduced weight contribute to agile handling and smooth suspension performance.

The seat and bodywork design provides a seamless surface for easy maneuverability.

Appropriate 32-inch seat height lets the bike fit a variety of riders.

Strong braking performance is provided by a lightweight front disc brake and rear drum brake.

Telescopic front forks and link-type rear suspension provide long wheel travel and smooth, progressive action that creates an enjoyable, comfortable ride.

The rear shock absorber spring preload is fully adjustable for a wide range of riding conditions and rider weight.

Bright Suzuki Factory Yellow bodywork includes blue, black, and red race-inspired graphics.

A lightweight plastic skid plate helps protect the bottom of the engine.

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-Z125L owners are available, including a large selection of Suzuki logo apparel.


  • Engine124cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled, single cylinder, SOHC
  • Bore x Stroke57.0 mm x 48.8 mm (2.244 in. x 1.921 in.)
  • Compression Ratio9.5:1
  • Fuel SystemMikuni VM20SS, single carburetor
  • StarterPrimary kickstarter
  • LubricationWet sump
  • ClutchWet multi-plate
  • Transmission5-speed constant mesh
  • Final DriveChain, DID 428HG, 130 links
  • Suspension FrontTelescopic, coil spring, oil damped
  • Suspension RearLink type, coil spring, oil damped
  • Brakes FrontDisc brake, single rotor
  • Brakes RearDrum brake
  • Tires Front70/100-19 M/C 42M, tube type
  • Tires Rear90/100-16 M/C 52M, tube type
  • Fuel Tank Capacity4.8 L (1.3 US gal.)
  • ColorChampion Yellow No. 2
  • IgnitionElectronic ignition (CDI)
  • Spark PlugNGK DR8EA or DENSO X24ESU
  • Overall Length1885 mm (74.2 in.)
  • Overall Width770 mm (30.3 in.)
  • Overall Height1110 mm (43.7 in.)
  • Wheelbase1270 mm (50.0 in.)
  • Ground Clearance290 mm (11.4 in.)
  • Seat Height805 mm (32.0 in.)
  • Curb Weight89.0 kg (196 lb.)
  • Warranty6-month limited warranty
  • ExtensionLonger coverage periods with other benefits available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP)


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*Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (also referred to as “MSRP”, “Base MSRP” or the “Starting At” price), excludes taxes, title, license and registration fees, destination freight and delivery charges, dealer fees, and optional equipment.

**Payments are estimates only and subject to actual available finance rates which customer may qualify for on a given model. Not all buyers will qualify. Approved rates and terms will be based on credit worthiness. APR and Customer Cash offers cannot be combined.

†Freight surcharge is effective on certain MY22, MY23, and MY24 models shipped on or after March 1, 2022. See dealer for details.

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