Steel Frame
Street-Legal Features
Electric Starter
Disc Brakes
Pro-Link® Rear Suspension
Four-Stroke Engine
Dry-Sump Lubrication
Passenger Ready
Sealed Battery
Long-Travel Front Suspension
21-Inch Front Wheel
18-Inch Rear Wheel


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Check out the features that make the XR650L such a competent machine on both the street and in the dirt: Semi-double-cradle steel frame. 43mm Showa cartridge fork with 16-position compression damping adjustability. Lightweight aluminum box-section swingarm with quick-detach rear wheel. Items like that make it a great dirt bike, while front and rear disc brakes, push-button electric starter, and a compact speedometer, steel fuel tank, and superior fuel economy make it an excellent street machine.

  • Disc Brakes

    • Disc brakes front and rear provide superior stopping power
    • Both front and rear disc rotors are drilled for lightness and better wet-weather performance.
  • Pro-Link® Rear Suspension

    • Honda's Pro-Link rear suspension system offers compliant and comfortable ride quality with a high level of wheel control.
    • It connects a single spring/damper unit to the swingarm via a progressive linkage and delivers an excellent combination of spring and damping rates over a wide range of riding conditions
    • Initial rates are soft for supple action over small bumps and ripples, while increasingly stiffer rates resist bottoming and maintain rear-wheel control over rougher surfaces.
  • Four-Stroke Engine

    • Four-stroke single-cylinder engine offers good fuel economy and a wide powerband.
    • The XR650L's proven powerplant requires very little maintenance.
  • Dry-Sump Lubrication

    • Dry-sump design keeps the engine compact and eliminates the oil pan for superior ground clearance and damage resistance.
    • With the engine oil in the frame, the frame itself acts like a giant oil cooler.
  • Getting Started

    Learn how to drive safely and responsibly in our getting started section.

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* MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $310.00 destination charge and dealer-installed options. Dealer prices may vary.