2017 Suzuki DR-Z70





The time has come to get your little ones on the dirt! The Suzuki 2017 DR-Z70 brings ease and convenience to young riders getting started on two wheels. With an automatic clutch, 3-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 67cc engine delivers a smooth, controllable powerband and adult supervisors can adjust its power level so young riders can learn at a proper pace. The DR-Z70 is the ideal way to get your whole family involved in motorcycling!

Engine Features
  • Powered by a reliable 67cc, 4-stroke engine that has plenty of torque to leave the competition with smaller engines in its dust. The DR-Z70’s engine provides impressive performance with a smooth, controllable powerband that only a larger displacement engine can provide
  • Starting the DR-Z70 requires a simple push of the electric start button. Alternatively, riders can kick start the DR-Z70 so a fun day of riding is always available
  • Adult supervision is essential so young riders get off to a safe and fun start to motorcycling, the DR-Z70 provides the security of a keyed ignition
  • The adjustable throttle limiter allows supervising adults to control engine output to suit the rider’s ability
  • Clean-burning four-stroke engine easily achieves California Air Resources Board (CARB) emissions regulations
  • Spark-arrester equipped muffler is environmentally friendly, yet has a pleasant exhaust note
Transmission Features
  • The easy-to-use automatic clutch smoothly transmits power through the three speed transmission so beginner riders learn key shifting techniques while building the joy of riding
Chassis Features
  • Inverted front forks feature 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
  • This motorcycle can be in the family for years with its larger engine and 10-inch wheels; the Suzuki DR-Z70 was the first youth bike to combine such a potent engine with quality running gear
  • Don’t be fooled by the DR-Z70’s light weight, as it has a durable, steel frame designed to carry a wide range of riders and can easily tackle a variety of riding conditions
  • Adjustable front brake lever to fit various sized hands producing optimum control for young riders
  • Low 22-inch seat height for entry level riders with a slightly forward-leaning riding position for maximum rider mobility
  • Aggressive RM-Z inspired styling with bright yellow body work and matching graphics lets the rider enjoy a big bike look and appeal
  • Strong braking performance provided by front and rear drum brakes
Safety Information
  • The DR-Z70 is not recommended for children under age 7. Parental supervision required during operation. Rider must always wear a helmet, eye protection and protective clothing. Ride safety and be thoughtful of others
  • The DR-Z70 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 lbs.)
  • Engine: 67cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled, single cylinder, OHC
  • Bore x Stroke: 48.0 mm (1.89 in.) x 37.0 mm (1.45 in.)
  • Compression Ratio: 9.5: 1
  • Fuel System: MIKUNI VM13, single carburetor
  • Starter: Electric starter with back-up primary kick
  • Lubrication: Wet sump
Drive Train
  • Transmission: 3-speed constant mesh, automatic clutch
  • Drive Chain: Chain, D.I.D. 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 (0.8/0.7 US/lmp gal.)
  • Color: Champion Yellow No.2 / Solid Black
  • Ignition: Electronic ignition (CDI)
  • Overall Length: 1,320 mm (52.0 in.)
  • Overall Width: 580 mm (22.8 in.)
  • Overall Height: 790 mm (31.1 in.)
  • Wheelbase: 935 mm (36.8 in.)
  • Ground Clearance: 135 mm (5.3 in.)
  • Seat Height: 560 mm (22.0 in.)
  • Curb Weight: 55 kg (121 lb.)
  • Warranty: 6 month limited warranty*
  • Extensions: *Extensions available through Suzuki Extended Protection (SEP)
For your safety, always wear a helmet, eye protection, and protective clothing when riding any motorcycle or ATV. Never ride under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. Study your owner's manual and always inspect your Suzuki before riding. Take a riding skills course. For the MSF street course nearest you, call 1-800-446-9227. Off-road riders can enroll in the DirtBike SchoolSM by calling 1-877-288-7093. ATV riders can call the SVIA at 1-800-852-5344 and we’ll even pay for the training. Suzuki engineered the GSX-Rs™, Hayabusa, and the QuadSport Z400 for experienced riders. Specifications, appearances, equipment, color, features, materials and other items of “SUZUKI” products shown are subject to change by manufacturer at any time without notice.



Engine Type
4-stroke, single cylinder, OHC
Bore and Stroke
1.89 x 1.45 in. (48.0 x 37.0 mm)
Compression Ratio
9.5: 1
Fuel System
MIKUNI VM13, single carburetor
Electronic Ignition (CDI)


Front Suspension
Inverted telescopic, coil spring
Front Brakes
Drum brake
Front Tire
2.50-10 33J, tube type
Rear Suspension
Swingarm type, coil spring, oil damped
Rear Brakes
Drum brake
Rear Tire
2.50-10 33J, tube type


Dry Weight
Curb Weight: 121 lb. (55 kg)
Fuel Capacity
0.8/0.7 US/lmp gal. (3.0 L)
36.8 in. (935 mm)
Ground Clearance
5.3 in. (135 mm)
Seat Height
22.0 in. (560 mm)


3-speed constant mesh, automatic clutch
Final Drive
Chain, D.I.D. 428DS, 78 links


Champion Yellow No.2 / Solid Black
6 month limited warranty


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