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– 2013 Yamaha Raptor 90 Review
2013 Yamaha Raptor 90
Who’s your daddy? A legend…
The ideal youth ATV to carry the Raptor name, the Raptor 90 mimics its larger cousins by leading its class in both performance and sales.
Directly decended from the award-winning Raptor 700R, the Raptor 90’s rugged 4-stroke engine gives the full auto CVT transmission some major get up and go go go.
The 2013 Yamaha Raptor 90 features and 88cc air cooled 4-stroke engine with an adjustable RPM limiter and a full automatic CVT transmission.
For kids 12 years and older, the Raptor 90 is an excellent machine to start learning on.
Powered by a reliable 88cc air-cooled four-stroke engine coupled to a fully automatic CVT transmission, the Raptor 90 is not only easy to use, but can accommodate various levels of riding ability. And there’s an adjustable rev limiter to help you manage their learning curve.
Other features to help ensure they won’t get bored or outgrow this Raptor right away include:
– double wishbone front suspension with 4.4″ of travel
– swing-arm rear suspension with 3.3″ of travel
– pre-load adjustable shocks
– rear hydraulic disc brake
– dual sealed drum front brakes
– integrated full floorboards
– moulded front grab bar just like the Raptor 700 R
– low profile Maxxis tires
– true Raptor 700 R styling
Hit the trails. Bring the family. Make memories.
2013 Yamaha Raptor 90 Key Features:
•The Raptor 90 has the features to deliver more fun than ever before, with a 88cc SOHC 2-valve engine tuned to develop excellent low-to-mid rpm range performance. It also has features surprising in this class and price range, like a fully automatic CVT transmission, dual A-arm front suspension, rear disc brake, low-profile tires, and styling unmistakably inspired by the mighty Raptor 700R.
•Dual A-arm front suspension has 4.4-inches of travel for sporty-riding comfort, while adding to the Raptor 90’s big-ATV look. Shocks have 5-way preload adjustment to accommodate a variety of riders and terrain. The rear swingarm, also 5-way preload adjustable, offers 3.3-inches of travel.
•For sporty looks and handling, Raptor 90 uses low-profile Maxxis® tires. For riding comfort, there are aggressive-looking full floorboards.
•For strong, reliable stopping power, there’s a hydraulic disc brake with a drilled rotor in the back, and dual sealed drums in the front.
•Restricting power output for learning riders is exceptionally convenient; there’s a simple plug-in for the CDI unit.
•Available in an exclusive White version with two graphics choices young riders will love.
2013 Yamaha Raptor 90 Features and Benefits:
•The go-getter 88cc, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve engine is tuned to develop excellent low-to-mid-range performance, just where it’s needed. Engine is force-air cooled for performance and long engine life, and it uses simple, reliable wet-sump lubrication.
•Easy-to-operate electric starting comes standard, of course, and an emergency kick starter is also provided in a storage spot under the seat for more peace of mind.
•Constantly variable transmission (CVT) means no shifting. Handy for all riders, it’s a feature entry-level riders particularly appreciate.
•Engine power is transferred to the rear wheels via a tried-and-true chain drive.
•Dual A-arm front suspension has 4.4-inches of travel for sporty-riding comfort, while helping to give the front end the look of a big Raptor. Shocks have 5-way preload adjustment to accommodate a variety of riders and terrain. The rear swingarm, also 5-way preload adjustable, offers 3.3-inches of travel to enhance riding comfort and traction.
•Raptor 90 is designed to be comfortable for a wide variety of riders. With its roomy ergonomics, growing riders 12 and older won’t outgrow the machine before they’re ready for more displacement when they’re older.
•Maxxis® low-profile tires, AT18 x 7-8 front and AT18 x 9-8 rear, give Raptor 90 sporty looks and sporty handling. For riding convenience, there are aggressive-looking full floorboards.
•For strong, reliable stopping power, there’s a hydraulic disc brake in the back with a drilled rotor that’s protected against rocks and other obstacles by a beefy guard. Up front, there are dual sealed drums. There’s a handlebar-mounted parking brake, too.
•The DC-CDI digital ignition timing control system means reliable performance, with a strong, efficient spark.
•Battery and other electrical components are conveniently and centrally located for service. Waterproof connectors add to the overall reliability.
2013 Yamaha Raptor 90 – Unitied States of America Specifications / Technical Details
USA MSRP: $2,699 (Team Yamaha Blue/White) Available from June 2012; $2,699 (White w/Graphics Kit) Available from June 2012
Type 88cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled single; SOHC, 2-valve
Bore x Stroke 47.0mm x 51.0mm
Compression Ratio 10.2:1
Fuel Delivery SVR22
Starting System Electric, kick start backup
Transmission Automatic CVT
Drive Train Chain
Suspension / Front Independent double wishbone; 5-way preload adjustment, 4.4-in travel
Suspension / Rear Swingarm; 5-way preload adjustment, 3.3-in travel
Brakes / Front Dual sealed drum
Brakes / Rear Hydraulic disc
Tires / Front Maxxis® AT18 x 7-8; steel wheels
Tires / Rear Maxxis® AT18 x 9-8; steel wheels
L x W x H 58.7 x 34.8 x 35.8 in
Seat Height 25.7 in
Turning Radius 114 in
Ground Clearance 3.9 in
Fuel Capacity 1.3 gal
Wet Weight 264 lb
Warranty 6 Month (Limited Factory Warranty)
2013 Yamaha Raptor 90 – Canada Specifications / Technical Details
Canadian MSRP: $2,999 CDN
Engine 4-stroke, air-cooled, single
Displacement 88 cc
Bore and Stroke 47mm x 51mm
Compression Ratio 10.2 : 1
Carburetion 22mm SVR
Starting electric with auxillary kick
Oil Capacity 0.8 litres
Transmission fully automatic CVT
Final Drive 2WD; chain
Suspension (Front) double wishbone with 4.4″ of travel and pre-load adjustable shocks
Suspension (Rear) swing-arm with 3/3″ of travel and a pre-load adjustable shock
Brakes (Front) dual sealed drums
Brakes (Rear) single hydraulic disc
Tires (Front) low profile Maxxis; AT18x7-8
Tires (Rear) low profile Maxxis; AT18x9-8
Length 1,490mm (58.7″)
Width 885mm (34.8″)
Height 910mm (35.8″)
Wheelbase 1,010mm (39.8″)
Ground Clearance 100mm (3.9″)
Seat Height 654mm (25.7″)
Wet Weight 120 kg (264 lb) – ready to ride full of fuel and oil
Fuel Capacity 4.8 litres
Colour(s) Yamaha Racing Blue
Warranty One year (unlimited mileage)
Specifications, appearance, and price of product are subject to change without notice.
* MSRP does not include freight, PDI (Pre Delivery Inspection), pre-rigging (boats), or taxes. Dealer may sell for less. See your local dealer for out the door pricing.
** Provincial regulations may require additional equipment for use on public trails.