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– 2012 Yamaha Zuma 125
2012 Yamaha Zuma 125 Review
On-road and off, the 125cc 4-stroke Zuma gets you there economically and with cool attitude.
Ready to zoom!
The biggest 2012 Yamaha Zuma brings it all into the modern ear with a clean, fuel injected four valve engine that cranks out plenty of power. With its telescopic front fork, fat tires and rugged attitude, the 2012 Yamaha Zuma 125 is designed to get you and a friend there for years to come.
2012 Yamaha Zuma 125 Highlights and Key Features:
•That tough off-road look isn’t just for looks: the strong steel frame; fat, aggressive tires; oiled-type air filters; beefy shocks front and rear and off-road style brush deflectors make this scooter at home on unpaved roads while delivering all the attitude you could want for the street.
•125cc 4-stroke engine with 4 valves, a 10:1 compression ratio, ceramic-composite cylinder plating, and electronic fuel injection gives this new-generation Zuma a new level of performance.
•Fully automatic C.V. transmission and pushbutton electric starting make the Zuma super-convenient transportation. Both center and side stands, along with a locking cover on the ignition switch, make it convenient to park, too.
•There’s room for two atop this new-generation Zuma’s seat, and lots of locking storage beneath it.
•The Zuma 125 achieves fuel economy up to an estimated 89 mpg* with a fuel tank that holds 1.6 gallons of gas.
2012 Yamaha Zuma 125 Features and Benefits
•Zuma’s fuel-injected, 125cc single cylinder, 4-stroke engine pumps out lots of power for its size, using an SOHC 4-valve head with 10:1 compression ratio and ceramic-composite cylinder plating.
•Pushbutton electric starting makes the Zuma 125 super-convenient for transportation.
•For reliability and easy maintenance, simple wet-sump lubrication is used. The centrifugal oil filter built into the crankshaft means there’s no messy oil filter to replace.
•Forced air cooling system helps keep engine temperatures under control, even while idling at stoplights, for maximum efficiency and longer engine life.
•Fully automatic, V-belt transmission with centrifugal clutch provides easy, twist-the-throttle-and-go operation with great off-the-line acceleration.
•Fuel injection provides the optimal fuel mixture for the operating condition, including temperature and altitude, and that means easy cold starts, too.
•Oiled-paper type air filter helps trap dirt before it gets to your engine, even when riding on unpaved roads. The V-belt housing has its own off-road-style wet-foam air filter for durability.
•Upswept muffler incorporates exhaust catalyst technology to reduce air pollution and meet emission regulations.
CHASSIS / SUSPENSION
•Hefty steel-tube frame has a step-through design for easy mounting. A two-stage electrodeposition and electrostatic painting process provides a durable, corrosion-resistant finish.
•Telescopic fork features beefy outer tubes for strength, while slider shrouds help protect the 27mm inner tubes from debris.
•Swingarm has double rear shocks for riding comfort on the street and unpaved roads, too.
•Fuel tank holds 1.6 gallons for plenty of cruising range. Fuel tank emission system includes a charcoal canister to control gasoline evaporation and reduce air pollution.
•Fat 120/70-12 front and 130/70-12 rear tires have an aggressive looking block pattern for great handling on unpaved roads and on the street. Tires run on lightweight five-spoke die-cast aluminum wheels.
•220mm hydraulic front disc and rear drum brakes combine for serious stopping power.
•Zuma provides both a centerstand and side stand for parking convenience.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS / FEATURES
•Two bright halogen headlights light the way—following current sportbike practice, the left side provides the 55W low beam while the right side is the 60W high beam.
•For extra security when parked, the main switch is equipped with a key hole lock cover.
•The underseat storage compartment’s cavernous 5.2-gallon capacity is roomy enough for a full-face helmet.
•The Zuma 125’s easy-to-read analog speedometer is flanked by a fuel gauge and indicator lights.
2012 Yamaha Zuma 125 – USA Specifications/Technical Details
MSRP* $3,350 (Raven) Available from September 2011
$3,350 (Alpine White) Available from September 2011
Type 125cc forced air-cooled 4-stroke single; SOHC, 4-valve
Bore x Stroke 52.4 x 57.9 mm
Compression Ratio 10:1
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel Injection
Clutch Type Dry centrifugal automatic clutch
Transmission V-belt automatic
Suspension / Front 27mm telescopic forks
Suspension / Rear Dual shock
Brakes / Front 220mm disc
Brakes / Rear Drum
Tires / Front 120/70-12 51L
Tires / Rear 130/70-12 56L
Length 75.2 in
Width 30.1 in
Height 43.8 in
Seat Height 30.7 in
Wheelbase 50.8 in
Ground Clearance 3.7 in
Fuel Capacity 1.6 gal
Fuel Economy** 89 MPG
Wet Weight*** 269 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
2012 Yamaha Zuma 125 – Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $NA CDN
Model not available in Canada.
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.
2012 Yamaha Zuma 125 – European Specifications/Technical Details
European MSRP Price: NA
Model not available in Europe.