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Steve Farrell  says:

Staff blog: The myth of the Burgman's small tank

I've established the Suzuki Burgman 650 ABS Executive has a much longer tank range than it’s credited with.   Some reports have estimated it at 150 miles, probably because the fuel warning starts flashing at about 130. In fact you’ve got a bar left on the gauge and at least 40 miles in the tank at that point.   There’s a final warning,...

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bikerpete51

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bikerpete51 says:

Burgman

Big scoots are looking better all the time. 60mpg is pretty good for such a large machine. Now we just need Suzuki to do what Honda did for the Fireblade and lighten them off 20kg.

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gjw1992

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gjw1992 says:

Still not far enough

Given the space in this thing another 3 litres for fuel - and another 30-35 miles - would make it a lot more attractive. Even commuting, having to fill up at the end of every 3rd leg for me is tiresome.

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snave

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snave says:

Or look at it another way

if they want to retain a small tank, make the fuel consumption better: 60mpg may be an improvement on before but it's pitiful when modern micro-cars do 70-80 mpg with ease - lighter weight and better aerodynamics required. After all, why does it have to look like a touring motorcycle? They're rubbish in terms of balanced performance, operating economy, rider ergonomics, weather protection and storage capacity, compared to these cars. Min operating range for a tourer should be 200 miles, absolute tank range should be another 50.

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