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2018 Honda XR650L
2018 Honda XR650L

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Honda
Honda
Model Year
2018
2018
Model
XR650L
XR650L
Model Code
XR650LLJ
XR650LLJ
Color
Red
Red

Brakes/Wheels/Tires

Brakes

Front - Single disc with twin-piston caliper

Rear - Single disc

Front - Single disc with twin-piston caliper

Rear - Single disc

Tires

Front - 3.00-21

Rear - 4.60-18

Front - 3.00-21

Rear - 4.60-18

Dimensions

Weight
Curb - 346 lb. (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel - ready to ride.)
Curb - 346 lb. (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel - ready to ride.)
Ground Clearance
13 in.
13 in.
Wheelbase
57.3 in.
57.3 in.
Seat Height
37 in.
37 in.

Drivetrain

Transmission
Five-speed
Five-speed
Final Drive

#520 O-ring-sealed chain

15T/45T

#520 O-ring-sealed chain

15T/45T

Engine

Engine
Single-cylinder four-stroke SOHC; Four-valve RFVC
Single-cylinder four-stroke SOHC; Four-valve RFVC
Displacement
644 cc
644 cc
Bore x Stroke
100 x 82 mm
100 x 82 mm
Compression Ratio
8.3:1
8.3:1
Carburetion
42.5 mm diaphragm-type CV
42.5 mm diaphragm-type CV
Fuel Capacity
2.8 gal. including 0.6 gal. reserve
2.8 gal. including 0.6 gal. reserve
MPG Rating
52 mpg
52 mpg
Ignition
Solid-state CD with electronic advance
Solid-state CD with electronic advance
Cooling
Air
Air
Lubrication
Dry-sump
Dry-sump

Operational

Suspension

Front - 43 mm air-adjustable axle Showa® cartridge fork with 16-position compression-damping adjustability

Rear - Pro-Link® Showa single-shock with spring-preload, 20-position compression- and 20-position rebound-damping adjustability

Front Travel - 11.6 in.

Rear Travel - 11 in.

Front - 43 mm air-adjustable axle Showa® cartridge fork with 16-position compression-damping adjustability

Rear - Pro-Link® Showa single-shock with spring-preload, 20-position compression- and 20-position rebound-damping adjustability

Front Travel - 11.6 in.

Rear Travel - 11 in.

Rake
27°
27°
Trail
4 in. (102 mm)
4 in. (102 mm)

Other

Includes
Emissions - Meets current EPA standards. California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
Emissions - Meets current EPA standards. California version meets current CARB standards and may differ slightly due to emissions equipment.
Warranty
One year transferable, unlimited-mileage limited warranty
One year transferable, unlimited-mileage limited warranty

Features

Innovations

  • 18-INCH REAR WHEEL: 18 inch rear wheel gives you a better overall ride and more sidewall protection against flats, and still offers a wide choice of on- or off-road tires.
  • PASSENGER READY: With a passenger grab strap, folding passenger pegs, a long MX-style seat and plenty of Honda power, the XR650L lets you carry a passenger with ease.
  • SEALED BATTERY: No maintenance hassles here, even in case of an off-road tip over. The sealed battery has plenty of cranking power for the electric starter, and is well protected from the vibrations of off-road riding.
  • PRO-LINK® REAR SUSPENSION: Honda’s Pro-Link® rear suspension system offers compliant and comfortable ride quality with a high level of wheel control. 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.
  • 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.
  • STEEL FRAME: The XR650L’s steel frame is designed to handle the intensity of off-road travel. Plus, the frame’s backbone doubles as the engine’s oil tank, saving weight and space.
  • FOUR-STROKE ENGINE: Four-stroke, single-cylinder engine offers good fuel efficiency and a wide powerband. In addition, its proven powerplant requires very little maintenance.
  • ELECTRIC STARTER: Adventure is just a push of the button away. The XR650L’s electric starter takes all the drama out of restarting off-road, or getting underway on a cold morning or after the bike’s been sitting all week.
  • 21 INCH FRONT WHEEL: The 21 inch front wheel gives you a wide choice of tire selection for different riding conditions.
  • STREET-LEGAL FEATURES: Fully equipped for the street--including turn signals, license-plate light, mirrors, speedometer and more. There’s even a grab strap and footpegs for a passenger.
  • LONG-TRAVEL FRONT SUSPENSION: With a full 11.6 inches of travel, the air-adjustable 43 mm fork also offers 16-position compression damping adjustability, letting you fine-tune it to deal with the bumps of off-road riding.
  • DISC BRAKES: Front- and rear-disc brakes provide superior stopping power. Both front and rear disc rotors are drilled for lightness and better wet-weather performance.

Innovations

  • 18-INCH REAR WHEEL: 18 inch rear wheel gives you a better overall ride and more sidewall protection against flats, and still offers a wide choice of on- or off-road tires.
  • PASSENGER READY: With a passenger grab strap, folding passenger pegs, a long MX-style seat and plenty of Honda power, the XR650L lets you carry a passenger with ease.
  • SEALED BATTERY: No maintenance hassles here, even in case of an off-road tip over. The sealed battery has plenty of cranking power for the electric starter, and is well protected from the vibrations of off-road riding.
  • PRO-LINK® REAR SUSPENSION: Honda’s Pro-Link® rear suspension system offers compliant and comfortable ride quality with a high level of wheel control. 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.
  • 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.
  • STEEL FRAME: The XR650L’s steel frame is designed to handle the intensity of off-road travel. Plus, the frame’s backbone doubles as the engine’s oil tank, saving weight and space.
  • FOUR-STROKE ENGINE: Four-stroke, single-cylinder engine offers good fuel efficiency and a wide powerband. In addition, its proven powerplant requires very little maintenance.
  • ELECTRIC STARTER: Adventure is just a push of the button away. The XR650L’s electric starter takes all the drama out of restarting off-road, or getting underway on a cold morning or after the bike’s been sitting all week.
  • 21 INCH FRONT WHEEL: The 21 inch front wheel gives you a wide choice of tire selection for different riding conditions.
  • STREET-LEGAL FEATURES: Fully equipped for the street--including turn signals, license-plate light, mirrors, speedometer and more. There’s even a grab strap and footpegs for a passenger.
  • LONG-TRAVEL FRONT SUSPENSION: With a full 11.6 inches of travel, the air-adjustable 43 mm fork also offers 16-position compression damping adjustability, letting you fine-tune it to deal with the bumps of off-road riding.
  • DISC BRAKES: Front- and rear-disc brakes provide superior stopping power. Both front and rear disc rotors are drilled for lightness and better wet-weather performance.