RUGGED AND RELIABLE WITH A DASH OF SPORT!
2018 Yamaha Zuma 125 Review on Total Motorcycle:
The Zuma 125 is the definitive option in the 125cc class, with ultra-modern rugged styling and big features in a compact package.
The Zuma 125 includes great off‑road‑inspired styling, huge fuel economy, powerful rear brake, plush suspension and tons of storage.
103 MPG Estimated
2018 Yamaha Zuma 125 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
Rugged, Modern Design
Beneath the sleek styling, the Zuma 125 is built around a strong steel frame with fat, aggressive tires on cast aluminum wheels, tough suspension, and protective off-road-style brush deflectors and fork tube boots. This scooter boasts capability on roads of all sorts, with plenty of attitude for your daily commute.
Potent Fuel Injected Engine
Powering the Zuma 125 is a compact 125cc 4-stroke engine with 4 valves, a 10:1 compression ratio, ceramic-composite cylinder liner, and electronic fuel injection—giving this scooter modern reliability and economical performance. With an amazing 103 mpg* and a 1.7- gallon fuel tank, you get plenty of range, too.
A fully-automatic V-belt transmission and push-button electric starting make the Zuma 125 super-convenient transportation. Standard center and side stands, along with a locking cover on the ignition switch, make it easy and secure to park, too.
Roomy, Step-Through Ergonomics
There’s room for two atop the Zuma 125’s seat, and lots of locking storage beneath it. The step-through floorboards making getting on and off a breeze, too.
2018 Yamaha Zuma 125 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
Potent Fuel Injected Engine
Zuma 125’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. Fuel
injection provides the optimal fuel mixture for varying conditions, and
that means easy cold starts, too.
Pushbutton electric starting makes the Zuma 125 super-convenient for
For reliability and easy maintenance, simple wet-sump lubrication is
used. 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
Ready to Get Dirty
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.
Hardy Steel Frame
Robust steel-tube frame is light but strong, and features a step-through
design for easy mounting. A two-stage electrostatic painting process
provides a durable, corrosion-resistant finish.
Telescopic fork features beefy outer tubes for strength, while fork boots
help protect the large 33mm inner tubes from debris. The swingarm
features twin rear shocks with a full 3.1 in of travel for riding comfort
on the street and unpaved roads, too.
Generous Fuel Range
Fuel tank holds 1.7 gallons for plenty of cruising range. Fuel tank
emissions system includes a charcoal canister to control gasoline
evaporation and reduce air pollution.
Heavy-Duty Tires and Wheels
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.
High Quality Braking
245mm hydraulic front disc and 200mm rear disc brakes provide plenty
of stopping power, while the wave-type front rotor design adds
A plush and roomy riding position is ready for two, with a narrow seat
design for easier flat-footing at stops, and plenty of leg space in front
of the rider’s seat. Meanwhile, the passenger gets secure handholds
that blend cleanly into the Zuma 125’s body design.
Aggressive Headlights and Styling
Two bright halogen headlights light the way, with the sculpted
bodywork smoothly wrapping around the aggressive lighting design.
Plenty of Storage
The underseat storage compartment’s cavernous 7.7-gallon capacity is
roomy enough for a full-face helmet, while a cup holder and fold-out
cargo hook on the dash makes it easy to bring it all with you.
Modern Gauge Package
The Zuma 125’s stylish LCD meter features a fuel gauge as well as a
full range of indicator lights.
Secure and Convenient
Zuma 125 provides both a centerstand and side stand for parking
convenience. For extra security when parked, the main switch is
equipped with a keyhole lock cover. And the fuel filler is found just
left of the ignition switch for easy refueling.
2018 Yamaha Zuma 125 – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $3,399 USD
Engine Type 125cc forced air-cooled, 4-stroke SOHC single; 4
Bore x Stroke 52.4mm x 57.9mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Fuel Delivery Fuel injection
Ignition Digital TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
Transmission V-Belt automatic
Suspension / Front Telescopic forks
Suspension / Rear Dual shocks
Brakes / Front Hydraulic disc, 245mm
Brakes / Rear Hydraulic disc, 200mm
Tires / Front 120/70-12
Tires / Rear 130/70-12
L x W x H 75.2 in x 30.1 in x 44.3 in
Seat Height 30.7 in
Wheelbase 51.4 in
Rake (Castor Angle) 27.0°
Trail 3.7 in
Fuel Capacity 1.7 gal
Fuel Economy 103 mpg
Wet Weight 262 lb
Warranty 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Color Heat Red; Liquid Silver
2018 Yamaha Zuma 125 – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ CDN
2018 Yamaha Zuma 125 – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
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