2007 Honda XR650L- Features & Benefits

For adventure both on and off the pavement, the durable, powerful, electric-start XR650L has earned a reputation as the premier dual-sport ride.


  • Bulletproof 644cc SOHC four-stroke engine produces power and torque ideally suited for both on- and off-road riding.
  • Radial Four-Valve Combustion Chamber (RFVC) allows excellent combustion efficiency and high power output.
  • 42.5mm constant-velocity carburetor offers crisp throttle response, excellent driveability and maximum power.
  • Reliable electric starter system allows easy push-button starting.
  • Gear-driven counterbalancer minimizes bothersome and tiring vibration.
  • Free-flowing, two-into-one exhaust system with quiet, USDA-qualified spark arrester/muffler.
  • Maintenance-free automatic cam chain tensioner and solid-state CD ignition with electronic advance keep you out of the shop and on the road.
  • Dry-sump engine maximizes power by minimizing crankshaft windage and engine temperature.
  • Durable five-speed transmission offers a gear for every on- or off-road situation.
  • Heavy-duty multi-plate clutch.
  • Heavy-duty, low-maintenance #520 O-ring drive chain.


- Semi-double-cradle steel frame is lightweight, strong and offers precise handling manners.

- 43mm XR™-spec Showa cartridge fork features 16-position compression damping adjustability and superb off-road performance.

- Pro-Link® single-shock rear suspension system features a fully adjustable 46mm Showa damper for exceptional rear wheel control both on and off road.

- Lightweight, strong and durable aluminum box-section swingarm with quick-detach rear wheel.

- Front and rear disc brakes offer superb stopping power.

- Lightweight yet super-strong wheels.

- Frame-mounted passenger footrests allow two-up riding capability.

- Aggressive dual-purpose front and rear tires offer excellent performance both on and off road.

- 18-inch rear wheel for greater tire selection.

- Lightweight rims and hubs feature straight-pull spokes.

Additional Features

- Honda Racing™-inspired colors and graphics.

- Combination headlight/number plate and dual airflow shrouds direct cool air to the engine.

- Enduro-style headlight features high/low beams.

- Motocross-style seat is comfortable and allows maximum rider movement.

- Large, durable fenders keep debris off the rider.

- Lightweight tubular engine guard.

- Wide-section folding, cleated footpegs are comfortable and self-cleaning.

- High-output 12-volt electrical system.

- Flex-mounted turn signals resist breakage.

- Compact speedometer features tripmeter/ odometer, a neutral light as well as high-beam, turn-signal and sidestand indicators.

- Easy-to-use choke allows for simple cold-weather starts.

- Push-to-cancel turn-signal switch.

- High-quality controls include comfortable grips and brush guards.

- Convenient helmet lock and rear-fender-mounted tool kit are standard equipment.

- Transferable one-year limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.

- Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America™ (HRCA®). Benefits include online access to the Honda Common Service Manual, six issues of the bimonthly Honda Red Rider™ magazine, travel discounts, trip routing, MSF reimbursement, plus access to the HRCA Web site (www.hrca.honda.com). Look for the HRCA support team at select off-road events across the country. For details on the HRCA, dealers should call (310) 783-3958, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time.

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