Q & A

What is the average miles per year on a motorcycle?

How many kilometres does the typical motorbike rider rack up annually?

How many miles do most motorcycles rack up in a year?

The average annual mileage of a motorcycle is far lower than that of a car because it is driven much less frequently. When compared to the over 12,000 annual miles driven by the average car, the typical motorcyclist travels only about 3,000 miles every year.

Approximately how many miles does a motorcycle need to have before it is deemed excessive mileage?

Over 20,000 to 30,000 miles is considered high mileage for smaller sports bikes, while over 50,000 miles is considered high mileage for larger motorbikes.

Can you tell me how many miles a motorcycle engine will last?

A properly maintained engine on a large touring bike like a Honda Gold Wing can go 200,000 miles or more. As a counterpoint, high-performance sportbikes with more than 60,000-80,000 miles on the odometer are relatively rare.

In general, how long does a motorcycle typically last?

Typical Years of Motorcycle Life

If you take good care of your motorcycle, it should last you about 15 years. If it is a luxury vehicle that has been meticulously cared for, the warranty period may be extended.

After how many kilometres will a motorcycle die?

A price tag of $20,000 to $30,000 is steep for a small sports bike. High motorcycle mileage is defined as more than 50,000 kilometres for larger bikes. Keep in mind that a well-maintained motorcycle can go far beyond 100,000 kilometres in its lifetime.

Is it excessive to put 8000 miles on a motorcycle?

Motorcycles with over 20,000 miles on the odometer are considered high mileage. Sports bikes have a low high mileage limit (about 25,000 miles), while cruisers and touring bikes reach that limit between the 40,000 and 50,000 mile marks.

Can a Harley reasonably be expected to last for 20,000 miles?

However, if I saw a well-kept Harley with 15,000-20,000 miles on it, I wouldn’t think twice about buying it. Only catch is that knowing the car’s previous owner and their maintenance habits becomes increasingly crucial with increasing mileage. 7

The value of a motorcycle drops significantly with each mile it’s driven.

What does a motorcycle’s mileage have to do with its resale price?

Motorcycles do not have a mileage-based price adjustment factor in Kelley Blue Book. This is because the bike’s condition is more important than its mileage when making a purchase decision.





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