2006 Suzuki DR-Z125

2006 Suzuki Dirt Bikes

May. 01, 2006 By ORC STAFF
Refinements and Replicas

The DR-Z125 is an entry-level off-road model in two different wheel/tire size versions, designed for teenagers and adults who are developing their off-road skills.


  • Compact 125cc 4-stroke, SOHC, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine designed for ease-of operation and low maintenance
  • Tuned intake tract and exhaust system for more low-to-mid rpm power
  • Five-speed transmission with link-type gearshift system for precise operation and positive feel
  • Mikuni TM VM20SS carburetor for smooth throttle response
  • Digital-type CDI ignition system with timing set to enhance the engine's low-rpm power characteristics


  • Sharp off-road styling with fuel tank, radiator shrouds and frame covers patterned after RM models; handlebar, front fender and number plate shared with RM85; plus seat and rear fender inspired from RM85
  • Two wheel/tire versions to fit young riders and adults: DR-Z125 - F: 70/100-17, R: 90/100-14, DR-Z125L - F: 70/100-19, R: 90/100-16
  • Lightweight and durable steel frame and swingarm
  • Lightweight aluminum rims for reduced weight
  • Long-travel, oil damped front fork and link-type rear suspension provide a smooth, compliant ride
  • Strong braking performance provided by lightweight front drum brake on and rear drum brake
2006 DR-Z125 Specifications
MSRP $2,299.00
Engine: 124cc, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, SOHC 2-valve, air-cooled
Bore Stroke: 57.0 x 48.8mm
Compression Ratio: 9.5:1
Fuel System: MikuniTM VM20SS
Lubrication: Wet sump
Ignition: CDI
Transmission: 5-speed constant mesh
Final Drive: 428 Chain
Overall Length: 1835 mm (72.2 in.)
Overall Width: 770mm (30.3 in.)
Overall Height: 1060mm (41.7 in.)
Seat Height: 775mm (30.5 in.)
Ground Clearance: 260mm (10.2 in.)
Wheelbase: 1245mm (49.0 in.)
Dry Weight: 79 kg (174 lbs.)
Suspension Front: Telescopic, oil-damped
Suspension Rear: Link-type, oil-damped
Brakes Front: Single drum
Brakes Rear: Single drum
Tires Front: 70/100-17
Tires Rear: 90/100-14
Fuel Tank Capacity: 6.6 liter (1.7 gal.)
Color: Yellow, Blue/White

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