Suzuki Step for sale in the Philippines
The Suzuki Step is a scooter motorcycle manufactured by its Japanese manufacturer for daily commutes. Later variants have been given more output thanks to the Suzuki Electric Composite Material (SCEM) cylinder.
Why should you buy a Suzuki Step?
Performance and engine specs
The Suzuki Step has a 125 cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, 2-valve gasoline engine which provides 9.25 horsepower and 9.60 Nm of torque. Mated with a V-belt transmission, this scooter can accelerate from 0-60 kilometers per hour (kph) in 13 seconds and can reach a top speed of up 90 kph. When driven in highway conditions, it was rated to have a fuel efficiency rating of 60 km/L.
The design of the Step
The Suzuki Step has a steel tube underbone frame coupled with an oil damped telescopic fork front suspension and a swingarm in its rear. Scaling in at only 106 kilograms in dry weight, this light scooter has a fuel tank capacity of 3.9-liter.
This motorcycle can be started by an electric or kick system. It can be stopped through an automatic centrifugal dry type clutch that runs along a disc front brake and a drum-type in it rear. Steering angle is at a comfortable 45 degrees with a caster angle trail of up to 25.5 degrees. The Suzuki Step is available in three color schemes- red, black and pink.
What are the standout features of the Suzuki Step?
Because of its SCEM cylinder, heat transfer has been made better by improving wear and tear for moving parts inside its lightweight and tighter piston. Its catalytic converter ensures that gasoline is burned optimally without damaging the engine’s most sensitive parts. This allows the Step to have better output and gives it more fuel efficiency.
The Step also exudes a sporty feel thanks to sharp styling coming from its body stickers. Its instrument panel has clear readouts that include fuel level and light indicators. Integrated side turning lamps and rear combination lamps ensure better road visibility especially at night. This motorcycle also has multiple compartments found in its underseat and accessory pocket under the handlebars.
Step price and availability
A brand new Suzuki Step has a price range of P50,000, and a second hand model can be bought for P30,000 for 2010 models and older, depending on their general condition and mileage.
The Suzuki Step is a very ergonomic piece of machinery combining fuel efficiency and functional cabin and storage space. When it was still one of Suzuki’s entries in the local market, it was offered a maintenance free battery. It has competed with nameplates such as the Yamaha Mio, the Honda Yuppie and the Kawasaki Curve.
In general, first time motorcycle buyers looking for an affordable entry scooter will want to own a Suzuki Step for its:
- Value for money
- Low fuel consumption
- Overall reliability
- Low maintenance cost
Interesting facts about the Suzuki Step
In the country, scooters are one of the most popular modes of transport because they do not consume too much space in the garage.