BMW G 650 GS Review

2009 BMW G 650 GS from Australia

Model year2009
Year of manufacture2009
First year of ownership2012
Most recent year of ownership2013
Acceleration marks 7 / 10
Roll-on Performance marks 9 / 10
Handling marks 8 / 10
Braking marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.5 / 10
Distance when acquired5500 kilometres
Most recent distance17750 kilometres
Previous motorcycleHonda CBF250

Summary:

It is reliable, comfortable, and extremely versatile

Faults:

Head lamp switch fault, but replaced under dealer warranty.

General Comments:

Used extensively on dirt roads. Also country touring and city commuting.

Handles hard conditions very well.

Low seat height is good.

Fuel economy is amazing. 27km per litre average under all conditions.

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 5th June, 2013

Average review marks: 8.5 / 10, based on 1 review