Going on a trip and renting a Ducati Multistrada V4? Doing a test ride and want to check out all the features? Or just considering buying one and wondering if it’s worth the maintenance?

This is an overview of everything you need to know to get started with the Ducati Multistrada V4, in simplified format, so you can have a look over this page and get riding quickly.

The Ducati Multistrada V4 is the latest in a decades-long string of motorcycles known initially for being comfortable sport tourers, but in more recent years, adept on- and off-road explorers.

Ducati launched the Ducati Multistrada V4 for the 2021 model year. The Multistrada V4 is a massive upgrade from the previous Ducati Multistrada 1260, using an all-new engine, the “V4 Granturismo“, that sets itself apart even from its V4 brethren with changes including:

  • A timing chain, not timing belts (similar to some Panigale engines but unlike the last Multistrada and most previous engines)
  • Standard spring-actuated valve return, rather than Desmodromic actuation (unlike every Ducati engine for the past few decades)
  • The V4 Granturismo has two more cylinders than the V2 engines. Yes, the rumours are true!

In terms of maintenance, the most significant change for the V4 Granturismo engine is the 60 000 km (36 000 mi) valve service intervals — so wide, that many owners may never experience them more than once (if that).

Ducati also uses the V4 Granturismo motor in the 2023+ Ducati Diavel V4.

I compile information like this on motorcycles to help current and prospective motorcycle owners (including myself!). Below you can find information on the maintenance schedule and service intervals, as well as parts you need for a standard service, guidelines for basic services like oil changes, drivetrain maintenance, and torque specs.


  • Updated October 2023 for the Ducati Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour (which is essentially a V4 S with every option, plus matching side cases, and a few tweaks)

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About the Ducati Multistrada V4 / V4S

The Ducati Multistrada V4 is Ducati’s premium, big-bore adventure touring motorcycle.

The Multistrada V4 continues the legacy of the Multistrada motorcycles which started in 2003 with the Multistrada 1000DS.

Back in 2003, that ugly duckling of a motorcycle (which is now cool in its weirdness) was received with mixed press. People liked the way it rode and the general concept of an everyday, long-distance, comfortable sport bike. But at the time, and for a while afterwards, it was known as not the most beautiful thing in the world (for a Ducati), and also a little bit outside the zeitgeist of adventure travel that was beginning to take foot.

Since then, Ducati has updated a lot about the Ducati Multistrada. In 2010 Ducati released the now-iconic Ducati Multistrada 1200, the first motorcycle to have ride modes and thus explicitly be multi-purpose. And since Ducati started using the Multi for success on Pikes Peak, Ducati has become more explicit about the high-power sporting aspects of the big pike.

Ducati made various updates to the liquid-cooled V2, adding more tech and variations, but made another huge update in 2020 with the Ducati Multistrada V4.

In many ways, the Ducati Multistrada V4 is the same bike as before — a big, comfortable, multi-purpose bike. But as time has gone on, Ducati has expanded the utility of the Multistrada in both directions.

On the one hand, you can get the Multistrada V4 with spoked rims and enduro-capable tires. It’s getting more and more explicit about its off-road ability.

And on the other hand, when you have a V4 engine that makes over 125 kW / 170 hp inside it… the Multistrada V4 is more capable than ever on the road. And mind you, it would be a brave adventurer though who’d risk damaging their Multistrada V4 by dropping it on a fire trail!

While the Multistrada 1260’s V-twin motor was no slouch in terms of peak power or torque, The Ducati Multistrada V4 is a huge step forward in engine technology. The Multi V4 gains chain-driven camshafts, and spring valve return, granting it very long service intervals (more on this below).

V4 granturismo engine in the Ducati Multistrada V4
V4 granturismo engine in the Ducati Multistrada V4

And the engine in the Ducati Multistrada V4, the “V4 Granturismo”, is not just a detuned block from the Panigale or Streetfighter V4 — although, it does have its roots in the “Desmosedici Stradale”, just with a 1.5mm larger bore.

Here’s how the three engines stack up.

ItemMultistrada 1260Desmosedici Stradale (Panigale V4 spec)V4 Granturismo (Multistrada V4 spec)
Valve return systemDesmodromicDesmodromicSpring return
Camshaft driveToothed beltsChainChain
Bore / Stroke 106 x 71.581 x 53.583 x 53.5
Compression ratio13.0:114.0:114.0:1
Peak power116 kW / 158 hp @ 9500 rpm158.5 kW / 215.5 hp @ 13000 rpm125 kW / 170 hp @ 10500 rpm
Peak torque130 Nm / 96 lb-ft @ 7500 rpm123.6 Nm / 91.2 lb-ft @ 9500 rpm125 Nm / 92 lb-ft @ 8750 rpm
Minor service intervals15000 km (9000 mi) / 12 mo12000 km (7500 mi) / 12 mo15000 km (9000 mi) / 24 mo
Major (valve) service intervals30000 km / 18000 mi24000 km (15000 mi)60000 km / 36000 mi
Multistrada 1260 vs Panigale V4 vs Multistrada V4 engines

See here for a guide to Ducati motorcycle engines, from Desmodue onwards, including the V4 motors from recent times.

The V4 Granturismo engine makes peak torque of 125 Nm (92 lb-ft) at 8750 rpm — and what’s more important, it makes a lot of that torque down low.

Rather than using a desmodromic valvetrain, the V4 Granturismo uses a spring valve system. The general explanation from Ducati was that in the past, desmodromic valvetrains could move more quickly at high RPMs, which is why Ducati preferred them. These days, spring valve technology performs as well, and make maintenance easier. I expect that we’ll see a gradual shift towards this tech across the whole product range.

Probably most impressive from a maintenance perspective for the Ducati Multistrada V4 is the 60000 km (36000 mi) valve clearance checks. A six-fold increase in the distance needed between valve checks since the days of the air-cooled L twins changes a lot for what long-distance travelling looks like.

Ducati Multistrada V4 S White Studio 3-4 RHS

Aside from the engine, the Multistrada V4 comes with some really incredible new technology like adaptive cruise control and blind spot detection, both as options (standard on some trims), enabled by front and rear radar detection.

As standard, the Ducati Multistrada V4 comes with a lot of technology, including riding modes, power modes, cornering ABS, traction control, wheelie control, and an intelligent brake light. These are almost standard on high-end motorcycles these days, but they’re worth mentioning.

The Ducati Multistrada also comes as a V4S spec, which adds “Skyhook” suspension, a semi-active suspension system with an auto-levelling function. The base model has 50mm fully adjustable inverted forks. Both the V4 and V4S have the same suspension travel.

For the 2023 model year, Ducati released a Ducati Multistrada V4 Rally. It is mostly the same motorcycle, with the same engine at its base and even the same dimension wheels. But Ducati gave the Rally spec a few extra bits, including slightly longer-travel suspension and thus more ground clearance, a smaller brake master cylinder, a “Rally” off-road mode, and other bits to help with mixed-use performance.

2021 Ducati Multistrada V4 S RHS 3-4 static in desert
2021 Ducati Multistrada V4 S RHS 3-4 static in desert

See below for the trim comparisons between the various Ducati Multistrada V4 specs.

Ducati Multistrada V4 Specifications

Here are the core specifications for the Ducati Multistrada V4, along with some notes.

A notable exception is that the Ducati Multistrada V4 RS does not have the V4 Granturismo motor, but rather a detuned Desmosedici Stradale motor.

Engine typeV4 GranturismoShared with the Diavel V4
Bore x stroke (mm)83 x 53.5 Bore out from Panigale V4
Compression ratio14.0:1
Fuel requiredPremium — 95 RONKnock sensors in each head. But the manual does not say you can use lower octane fuel.
Peak power125 kW / 170 hp @ 10750 rpm
Peak torque121 Nm @ 8750 rpm
Transmission6-speed, chain drive
Front suspensionSee below — Varies by model
Rear suspensionSee below — Varies by model
Front brakesSee below — Varies by model
Ride aidsCornering ABS / TC standard, others vary by model / options
Ducati Multistrada V4 base specs

Spec differences — V4 vs V4S, Pikes Peak, Rally, V4 RS

As with previous generations of Ducati Multistrada, the Multistrada V4 came in base model and S trim, which brings with it up-rated electronic Ducati Skyhook suspension, as well as radar-driven active cruise control (an extra option with the “Travel & Radar” package in some markets, standard in others).

There are also other variants with different wheel sizes, suspension settings, and brakes. You can see images in the slider and the key differences in the table below.

The Pikes Peak is an interesting one — especially an upright, comfortable sport bike with the V4 Granturismo motor.

And the V4 RS is somewhere between a Pikes Peak and a Ducati Panigale V4 S.

Below is a table with the key differences. Some of the notable differences (whether lower or higher spec) are boldfaced.

FeatureBaseV4 S / Grand TourPikes PeakRallyRS
First year20212021
(Grand tour: 2024)
EngineV4 GranturismoV4 GranturismoV4 GranturismoV4 Granturismo1103 cc Desmosedici Stradale (180 CV)
Front brakes2 x 320mm discs, Brembo M4.32 calipers2 x 330 mm discs, Brembo Stylema calipers2 x 330 mm discs, Brembo Stylema calipers2 x 330 mm discs, Brembo Stylema calipers2 x 330 mm discs, Brembo Stylema calipers
SuspensionMechanicalSkyhookÖhlins Smart EC 2.0Skyhook (Evolution)Öhlins Smart EC 2.0
Wheel typeCast (Optional spoked)Cast (Optional spoked)Marchesini CastSpokedMarchesini Cast
Front wheel size3 x 19 inch
120/70 ZR 19
3 x 19 inch
120/70 ZR 19
120/70 ZR 173 x 19 inch
120/70 ZR 19
120/70 ZR 17
Rear wheel and tire4.5 x 17 inch
170/60 ZR 17
4.5 x 17 inch
170/60 ZR 17
190/55 ZR 174.5 x 17 inch
170/60 ZR 17
190/55 ZR 17
Stock tirePirelli Scorpion Trail IIPirelli Scorpion Trail IIPirelli Diablo Rosso IVPirelli Scorpion Trail IIPirelli Diablo Rosso IV Corsa
Cruise controlYes (Passive)Yes (Adaptive)
(Optional in some markets)
Yes (Adaptive)Yes (Adaptive)Yes (Adaptive)
Quick shifterNoYesYesYesYes
Ride modesSport, Touring, Urban, EnduroSport, Touring, Urban, EnduroRace, Sport, Touring, UrbanSport, Touring, Urban, Enduro (next gen)Race, Sport, Touring, Urban
Cylinder de-activationNormalNormalNormalExtendedNone
Display5-inch TFT6.5-inch TFT6.5-inch TFT6.5-inch TFT6.5-inch TFT
(Dedicated graphics)
Ducati Multistrada V4 spec options list.

For MY2024, Ducati released the fully-optioned Ducati Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour.

2024 Ducati Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour RHS static image mountains
2024 Ducati Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour

The Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour basically has the kitchen sink of options included, including

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Colour-matched side cases with the V4 S Grand Tour’s colour scheme
  • Heated grips
  • Heated rider and passenger seats
  • Electronic fuel cap (so you don’t need your key for anything)

The Grand Tour has a few extra niceties, like a rigidly mounted handlebar (first seen on the V4 Rally), a more comfortable passenger seat, closable heat ducts for the legs, and ventilation for the smartphone charging compartment.

Using the Multistrada V4’s Screen and Controls

When assessing any motorcycle, I like to have an overview of the interface and the important controls — things like cruise control, rider aids, and adjusting rider settings.

The Multistrada V4 base model differs from the others (S, Rally, Pikes Peak) in that it has a 5-inch TFT rather than a 6.5-inch TFT. Otherwise, the displays work the same way.

Base model Controls

The base model Multi V4 has a slightly different set of controls. It still has cruise control, but the mode button configuration is a little different.

Ducati Multistrada V4 (base model) controls.
Ducati Multistrada V4 (base model) controls. DRL optional

To use cruise control on the Multistrada V4, you press the “on” button with your thumb while riding at any speed between 30 and 160 km/h (18 and 98 mph). The minimum speed is only possible in first gear. When on, an icon will appear on the display. Then, set the cruising speed with the “Set” button.

The rest of the cruise control system is intuitive — you can stop cruise by braking, using the clutch for a long time, or by exceeding the top speed.

Some interesting ways of disengaging cruise control on the Multistrada V4 are

  • Twisting the throttle forward beyond the normal maximum
  • Leaning very heavily (a whopping 50 degrees!)
  • Exceeding 180 km/h / 112 mph.

The second thing to be aware of is the ride mode control. You can set the ride mode control while moving, but it’s best to be familiar with it so you can avoid looking at the screen while riding. Also, when you’re moving, you’ll have to release the brake and throttle for the new mode to take effect.

The base model has four riding modes: Sport, Enduro, Urban, and Touring.

To change riding mode

  • Press the mode/enter button for a long time.
  • When the screen is displayed, use the scroll buttons to scroll up and down ride modes
  • Press the mode/enter button to confirm the change.

You can cancel out of it by selecting “exit” and pressing mode/enter.

The ride modes impact engine power delivery, DTC, ABS, DWC, and DQS (which is, by default, enabled all the time.)

Ride modes for base model Ducati Multistrada V4

The ride modes are customisable in the menus, if you wish.

V4 S / Rally / Pikes Peak controls

Below is the switchgear for the V4 S / Rally / Pikes Peak. Adaptive cruise is optional or standard on these models, depending on the model and market.

Multistrada V4 S handlebar controls
Multistrada V4 S handlebar controls

Since the Multistrada V4 is one of the few motorcycles with adaptive cruise control, it makes sense to know how to use it rather than poke about on the fly.

Using cruise control with adaptive cruise control is fundamentally the same — you use “on” to turn it on, and then “set” to set your cruise speed.

The main difference is that you also have buttons to set your buffer zone between your motorcycle and other vehicles.

There are easiest way to set cruise distance is with the adaptive + and – buttons, next to the cruise control toggle. There are four settings:

SettingDistance (meters / feet)Time (seconds)
at 100 km/h (62 mph)
Near22 meters (72 feet)0.8 seconds
Medium34 meters (112 feet)1.2 seconds
Far44 meters (144 feet)1.6 seconds
Very far55 meters (180 feet)2.0 seconds
Multistrada V4 Radar distance settings

Once you have engaged adaptive cruise control, observe how it behaves in the following situations:

  • When there are or aren’t other vehicles present (see the icons on the screen), which tell you whether or not ACC is engaged. Note the motorcycle’s automatic acceleration or even braking.
  • Cornering: The ACC system will detect lean angle and slow down the motorcycle as necessary.
  • When there is a yellow icon: Asking for your assistance (e.g. to brake hard).
  • Passing / Overtaking: ACC can speed up when you turn a turn signal on to overtake in a faster lane, when you’re cruising over 65 km/h (40 mph).

Interesting side note. The Ducati Multistrada V4’s radar-guided overtaking assistance is calibrated for right-hand driving or left-hand driving. So it’s a setting you may need to change if you travel internationally, e.g. from the UK to Europe, or from Australia to as far as you can swim…

Ducati Multistrada V4 (V4 Granturismo) Service Intervals

The below information, as well as the maintenance schedule, comes from our sister website, maintenanceschedule.com.

Note that the below applies to the V4 Granturismo versions of the Multistrada, not the RS. Ducati threw a spanner in the works with the RS, by using a high-power Desmosedici Stradale motor, upturning what we thought of as the Multistrada conceptually.

Generally, you can think of the Ducati Multistrada V4’s service intervals as a 15000 km / 9000 mi service interval, with some things to do every 2-3 intervals, and a valve service ever 60000 km / 36000 mi (previously cited as a more specific-sounding 37280, but Ducati has started simplifying that.)

The manual describes four kinds of service intervals for the Multi V4:

  • The break-in service (“Oil service 1000”), which is done once, after 1000 km (600 mi)
  • The Annual Service, which is done every 12 months
  • The “Oil Service”, which is done every 15000 km / 9000 mi or 24 months
  • The Valve check, which is done every 60000 km / 37280 mi (with no time interval). This has been updated to 36000 mi in later manuals, presumably for simplicity.

Ducati recommends changing the chain and sprockets before 20000 km / 12000 mi, or as necessary.

In case of off-road use, you should do the maintenance items more frequently than scheduled.

Ducati Multistrada (V4 Granturismo) Maintenance Schedule

Below is a clarified version of the maintenance schedule of the maintenance schedule from the manual.

It’s separated into

  1. A daily / regular maintenance checklist
  2. A periodic maintenance schedule of major items (oil changes, valve inspections etc.), and
  3. An annual service checklist

There are also separate sections below on chain maintenance.

Daily Inspection Checklist

This is the daily inspection checklist for the Ducati Multistrada V4. Do this before every ride.

Many of these items you’d naturally do by starting to ride, e.g. confirming that the lights, brakes, and clutch work. But you should specifically check the fluid levels periodically.

Every 1000 km/600 miles OR 6 months (whichever comes earlier), perform the following maintenance:

Ducati Multistrada V4 and V4S — Regular maintenance
Check engine oil level (Motul 300V 15W-50)
Check brake fluid level (Castrol DOT 4)
Check tire pressure and wear
Check the drive chain tension and lubrication (Motul chain care kit)
See below section on chain tension
Check brake pads, replace if necessary (FA630HH, FA209/2HH)
Multistrada V4 and V4S regular maintenance

Major Items Maintenance Schedule

Below is the service schedule of major items for the Multistrada V4 (other than the RS).


  • Observe the earlier of time-based or distance-based service intervals.
  • Keep following it in the pattern shown beyond the end of the maintenance schedule.
  • If you ride your motorcycle aggressively or in untoward conditions (e.g. off-road or in mud, rain, or on dirty roads, in stop-start traffic, or in cold weather without giving it time to warm up), you may have to service your bike more often.

The maintenance schedule in the manual is quite complicated (even for Ducati), with a raft of things necessary at different intervals of time and distance. We’ve done what we can to clarify it below, breaking it up into a simple checklist.

For the break-in service for the Multi V4 / V4S — do a full inspection service (the items in the table above), plus change the oil and filter.

km x 100011560
mi x 10000.6937.28
Do a full inspection service (see below)Year
Change engine oil and filter (Mobil 1 15W-50, HF139)2 years
Check and clean air filterMore often if riding in dust / rain
Change air filter (P-DU11S19-01)30000 km / 18000 mi (more often if you ride in dust/rain)
Check and/or adjust valve clearance
Change spark plugs (T00132U)
Change coolant (see ENI AGIP alternatives)4 years
Change front fork fluid 45000 km / 27000 mi
Change brake and clutch fluid (Castrol DOT 4)2 years
Check the tightening of frame fasteners to engine, swinging arm and rear shock absorber
Check the silent blocks (cush drive) on rear sprocket and lubricate the rear wheel shaft
Replace the final drive chain kit (recommended)Within 20,000 km / 12,000 mi.
Ducati Multistrada V4 maintenance schedule table

Ducati Multistrada V4 Standard Inspection Checklist

This is the checklist of standard items to check / do every service.

Break in service: For items marked #, you don’t have to do these at break-in, but it can’t hurt.

Standard checklist
[D] Read error memory with DDS 3.0 and check for technical updates and recall campaigns on DCS
Visual check of the front fork and rear shock absorber seals
# Check front and rear brake disk and pad wear. Change if necessary
Check brake and clutch fluid level
Check wear of chain, front and rear sprocket, and final drive chain elongation, tension and lubrication.
(See below for chain maintenance guidelines)
Check the freedom of movement and tightness of the side stand
Check that all rubber gaiters and flexible hoses in view (e.g. fuel, brake and clutch hoses, cooling system, bleeding, drainage, etc.) are not cracked, are properly sealing and positioned
Check free play of rear brake lever
Check tyre pressure and wear
Check the operation of all electric safety devices (clutch and side stand sensor, front and rear brake switches, engine kill switch, gear/neutral sensor)
Check lighting devices, turn indicators, warning horn and controls work
Visual check of the coolant level and of sealing of the circuit
# Check the proper tightening of brake calliper bolts and front and rear brake disk screws
# Check front and rear wheel nuts and rear sprocket nut tightening
# Checking the front and rear wheel hub bearings and the steering tube bearing play
# Lubricate the levers at the handlebar and pedal controls
# Check the freedom of movement of the swinging system for side bags and top case
[D] Final test and road test of the motorcycle, testing safety devices (e.g. ABS, DTC and VHC), electric fans and idling
Clean the vehicle
[D] Record the service coupon, turn off the warning light on the instrument panel using the DDS 3.0, and fill out that the service was performed in the service booklet
Multistrada V4 inspection service

Maintaining the Ducati Multistrada V4’s Chain

Below are guidelines for maintaining the chain of the Multistrada V4. If you’re doing any kind of distance on your Multistrada V4 (even if you’re renting it), you need to service that chain — At least clean and lubricate it!

Ducati recommends Shell Advance chain oil, but you can use any high-quality chain cleaner / lubricant, like Motul chain lubricant.

Maintenance itemEvery
Clean and lubricate chain1000 km / 600 mi, or 6 months, or more often if riding in rain / wet
Check wear of chain, front and rear sprocket, and final drive chain elongation and tension.

Record detected elongation value: __ (cm) (in)
15000 km / 9000 mi, or more often if riding aggressively
Replace the final drive chain kitWithin 20000 km / 12000 mi, or as necessary
Ducati Multistrada V4 chain maintenance items

To check the chain tension, find the point on which the chain is tightest (rolling it around and watching the chain, and put the bike up on its side stand.

For the Multistrada V4, measure the distance between the centre of the chain pins and the sliding shoe.

Target chain tension for the Ducati Multistrada V4 (all versions, including Rally): 33-35 mm

Ducati provides a chain tension measuring tool for the Multistrada V4 as part of the toolkit. Here’s how to use it.

  1. Position the tool between the slider and swingarm. Make sure it’s all the way at the rear, laying flat.
  2. Push down on the chain lightly with your finger.
  3. Look at where the center of the pins sit against the markers.
  4. Repeat this with several other parts of the chain, trying to find the tightest and loosest spots.
Chain tension marker tool multistrada v4
Chain tension marker tool on Ducati Multistrada v4

If the tension is out of spec (usually too loose), adjust the tension. Ducati recommends you get a dealer to do this (but you can do it yourself). Luckily, unlike other Ducati motorcycles, you don’t need an eccentric wrench.

  1. Use a 36 mm socket to loosen the axle socket and a breaker bar.
  2. Remove the rear chain guard with two 4mm hex screws.
  3. Use 12mm and 10mm wrenches to release the pinch nut for the chain adjustment nuts and then to use the adjustment nuts. Make very minor adjustments — go a quarter turn at a time, doing the same on each axle.
  4. Make sure the chain and wheel are still aligned.
  5. Keep checking the chain tension until it’s in spec.
  6. Re-tighten the pinch bolts, holding your chain tensioning bolt in place. Don’t over-tighten.
  7. Re-tighten the axle to 180 Nm / 133 ft-lb (use a torque wrench).
  8. Put the chain guard back on.

Wheel, tire sizes, and tire pressures for the Ducati Multistrada V4 (including Rally, Pikes Peak, and RS)

In base trim, the Ducati Multistrada V4 has a 19 inch front wheel and 17 inch rear, in light alloy cast. The S models can also have wire-spoked rims.

The Multistrada V4 ships with Scorpion Trail II, Scorpion Rally, or Scorpion Rally Street tyres, all tubeless.

The pressure recommended depends on the tyre used, and the amount of luggage fitted. (And rider/passenger weight, and riding style, and where riding, etc.)

WheelTyre (Tire) sizeTyre (Tire) pressure
Front120/70-R19 M/C 60WTrail II: 2.4 bar (35 psi)
Rally: 1.6-1.8 bar (23-26 psi)
Rear170/60-R17 M/C 72WTrail II: 2.5-2.9 bar (36-42 psi)
Rally: 1.6-2.2 bar (23-32 psi)
Tyre sizes and pressures for the Ducati Multistrada V4 / S / Rally

The Pikes Peak and RS have different specs, with sport bike-spec 17-inch front and rear tires, and a wide-profile 190-inch rear.

WheelTyre (Tire) sizeTyre (Tire) pressure
Front120/70 ZR17 M/C 58W2.5 bar / 34 psi
Rear190/55 ZR17 M/C 75W2.5-2.9 bar / 34-42 psi
Tyre sizes and pressures for the Ducati Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak / RS

Tightening Torque specs (V4 Granturismo)

Below are torque specs for some commonly requested items for the Ducati Multistrada V4 (V4 Granturismo motor)

Spark plugs (x 4)129
Engine drain bolt (with magnet)1410
Oil filter cover retaining screw107
Front chain sprocket and gear retaining screws1914
Front brake wheel discs to wheel rim fastener (x 1)3022
Wheel shaft fastener (front axle)6346
Rear axle shaft to chain tensioner slider2015
Rear wheel rear sprocket to driving flange fastener5541
Cush drive damper pin4432
Rear double-sided swingarm axle nut180133
Ducati Multistrada V4 torque specs

You can find a more comprehensive list on the Ducati Multistrada forums.

Alternatives to the Ducati Multistrada V4

While the Ducati Multistrada V4 is a kick-ass motorcycle, the big-bore adventure touring segment has been active for a long time. Here are the main competitors below (with the Multi in the below list). Still, the Multi V4 is the only 4-cylinder bike in the list, and also the only V4.

Other Related Motorcycles

If you’re interested in the Ducati Multistrada V4, you may also probably also be considering other motorcycles with the V4 Granturismo motor.

The only other one at this stage is the Ducati Diavel V4. It has the same motor, in ostensibly the same state of tune, but in a very different format motorcycle — a “muscle cruiser” or a very comfortable standard.

2023 Ducati Diavel V4 studio red right front
2023 Ducati Diavel V4

Reference — Owner’s Manual for the Ducati Multistrada V4

The above information came from a mix of the owner’s manual, service manual, press releases, and forum information for the Ducati Multistrada V4.

Below you can see some screenshots for the maintenance schedule from the manual.

You can also download the owner’s manual from here: Link.

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