2017 Suzuki DR-Z70

2017 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!

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

Engine Features

  • Powered by a reliable 67 cc, 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

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.)

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


  • 6-month limited warranty

General Information

Manufacturer Suzuki
Model Year 2017
Model DR-Z70
Model Code DR-Z70L7
Color Champion Yellow No. 2 / Solid Black


Brakes Drum
Tires 2.50-10 33J tube type


Length 52 in. (1,320 mm)
Height 31.1 in. (790 mm)
Width 22.8 in. (580 mm)
Weight Curb - 121 lbs. (55 kg)
Ground Clearance 5.3 in. (135 mm)
Wheelbase 36.8 in. (935 mm)
Seat Height 22 in. (560 mm)


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


Engine 67cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled, single cylinder, OHC
Displacement 67cc
Bore x Stroke 1.89 x 1.45 in. (48 x 37 mm)
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel System MIKUNI VM13, single carburetor
Fuel Capacity 0.8 gal. (3 l)
Ignition Electronic CDI
Clutch Automatic
Cooling Air
Lubrication Wet sump


Starting Electric starter with back-up primary kick

Front - Inverted telescopic, coil spring

Rear - Swingarm-type, coil spring, oil damped