At a glance
Accessories A set of 20L panniers is £625 plus £20 for a lock set, a 23L top box is £350, tankbag is £95 plus £32 fitting kit, handguards are £140, heated grips £175, centrestand £120.
Economy Suzuki claims the parallel twin motor does 88mpg, giving a theoretical tank range of over 310 miles.
Wheels 17in ten-spoke wheels give the V-strom 250 a road bias, unlike its rivals.
Dash The LCD dash has a fuel gauge, gear indicator, average fuel consumption, oil change time indicator, dual trips and a clock.
Clear and modern LCD dash works well V-strom 250 fitted with pannier rack as standard