2020 Yamaha TT-R50E Guide

2020 Yamaha TT-R50E 2020 Yamaha TT-R50E 2020 Yamaha TT-R50E


2020 Yamaha TT-R50E:

Push button electric start and three‑speed automatic transmission make this the perfect bike for learning.

Our littlest TT-R boasts big YZ styling, four-stroke power, a three-speed automatic-clutch gearbox and it even comes with push-button electric starting. So go ahead… play in the dirt!

An air-cooled, 50 cc, SOHC, 2-valve, 4-stroke powerplant produces smooth, reliable, novice-friendly power that will help ease new riders up the learning curve.

Convenient, push-button electric starting makes it a snap to get running, taking one of the hassles out of learning how to ride.


2020 Yamaha TT-R50E Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features




2020 Yamaha TT-R50E Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits


  • Air-cooled, 50 cc, SOHC, 2-valve, 4-stroke powerplant produces smooth, novice-friendly power that eases the new rider up the learning curve.
  • Convenient, push-button electric starting makes learning to ride much easier.
  • Compact engine cases.
    • keeps engine width narrow
    • makes it easier for smaller riders to get their feet firmly on the ground
  • Proven, 2-valve cylinder head design.
    • easy to adjust traditional rocker arm valve actuation
    • 150-hour valve adjustment intervals
  • Intake & exhaust valves feature special “carbon cutter” valve stem design.
    • automatically removes carbon build up from the valve stems
    • maintains maximum engine efficiency and power
    • carbon build up on valve stems can lead to sticky valves and poor performance
  • Automatic ratchet-type cam chain adjuster.
    • reduces maintenance time, tune-up costs and reduces mechanical engine noise
  • Lightweight crankshaft design.
  • Mikuni VM11 carburetor with electric carb heater (heater does not function above 16 degrees Celsius).
    • crisp, easy-to-use, linear throttle response
    • excellent fuel economy
    • carb heater reduces engine warm-up time and improves cold-weather starting
    • “Electroless” nickel plating applied to valve seat and nickel silver needle valve to counter act the negative effects of E10 (10% ethanol) fuels.
  • Washable foam air filter reduces costs.
  • Smooth-shifting, 3-speed transmission with automatic centrifugal clutch.
    • auto clutch eases the beginner into the basics of shifting without the complications of a clutch
    • optimized transmission ratios match engine output
  • CDI (capacitor discharge ignition) system.
    • maintenance-free
    • delivers a strong spark for fast starts & solid engine performance
  • Centrifugal oil filtering system.
    • automatically removes any particles found in the oil
    • never requires cleaning or maintenance
    • fast, easy oil changes
  • Lightweight, up-swept exhaust system.
    • produces a quiet exhaust note to keep the neighbours happy
    • numerous heat shields to protect young riders for hot components
    • cleanable screen-type spark arrestor


  • Rugged “mini-size” steel backbone-type frame provides rugged durability whether being ridden by a child or an adult. The engine mounts to the frame at three points, making the entire chassis more rigid for superior handling.
  • Triangulated steel tube swingarm.
  • Conventional 22 mm Showa front fork offers a class-leading 96 mm (3.8″) of wheel travel.
    • confidence-inspiring control over rough terrain
    • plastic fork leg protectors help prevent stone chips in fork tubes and extend fork seal life
  • Monocross single-shock rear suspension with 71 mm (2.8″) of wheel travel.
    • delivers progressive suspension performance to smooth out rough trails
  • Low 556 mm (21.9″) seat height.
    • allows most riders to put both feet firmly on the ground for added confidence
    • provides a handling-enhancing lower centre of gravity & lightweight feeling
  • Long, motocross-style seat is low, comfortable and allows good rider mobility.
  • Front and rear 80 mm drum brakes
    • strong, dependable stopping power
    • brake components are the same front and rear
  • 2.50 x 10 front and rear knobby tires
    • puncture-resistant 4-ply design
    • excellent traction in the dirt
  • 135 mm (5.3″) of ground clearance
    • allows the TT-R50E to tackle modest obstacles
  • 3-litre plastic resin fuel tank
    • plenty of smiles and fun between fill-ups
    • on/off/reserve fuel petcock for peace of mind


  • Serrated folding foot pegs provide excellent grip even in wet or muddy conditions
  • Convenient handlebar mounted paddle-style choke lever
  • Rugged YZ-F inspired plastic body components resist damage in the event of a tip-over
  • YZ-F inspired styling & graphics gives the TT-R50E that big YZ look
  • YZ-style handlebar with protective foam pad features a re-enforcing cross bar for extra strength
  • Low maintenance sealed battery prevents leaks during a tip-over (battery should be charged during winter storage)


    • Adjustable throttle stop screw allows adult supervisor to control top speed by restricting how far the throttle can be opened. Adjustment design is fast & easy
    • Key operated ignition allows parents to control use
    • Exhaust heat shields protect young riders from hot components
    • Upper and lower chain guards

IMPORTANT NOTE: Adult supervision and proper protective riding gear, including a helmet & eye protection are a must when a youngster is operating a TT-R50E.




2020 Yamaha TT-R50E – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $1,699 – Team Yamaha Blue
Canada MSRP Price: $1,899 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £See dealer for pricing in GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Australia MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in AU

Engine Type 49cc air-cooled SOHC 4-stroke; 2 valves
Bore x Stroke 36.0mm x 48.6mm
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Fuel Delivery Mikuni® VM11 carburetor
Ignition CDI
Transmission Constant-mesh 3-speed; automatic clutch
Final Drive Chain
Suspension / Front Telescopic fork; 3.8-in travel
Suspension / Rear Single shock; 2.8-in travel
Brakes / Front Drum, 80mm
Brakes / Rear Drum, 80mm
Tires / Front 2.50-10-4PR
Tires / Rear 2.50-10-4PR
L x W x H 51.4 in x 23.4 in x 31.3 in
Seat Height 21.9 in
Wheelbase 36.4 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 25.5°
Trail 1.3 in
Maximum Ground
5.3 in
Fuel Capacity 0.8 gal
Fuel Economy** n/a
Wet Weight*** 126 lb
Warranty 90 Day (Limited Factory Warranty)
Color Team Yamaha Blue

*** Wet weight includes the vehicle with all standard equipment and all fluids, including oil, coolant (as
applicable) and a full tank of fuel. It does not include the weight of options or accessories. Wet weight is
useful in making real-world comparisons with other models.



2020 Yamaha TT-R50E – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details
4-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve, single
Bore and Stroke
36 x 48.6 mm
Compression Ratio
Maximum Torque
0.32 kg-m (2.3 ft-lb) @ 5,500 rpm
Fuel Delivery
Mikuni VM11
Ignition / Starting
CDI / Electric
Constant mesh, 3-speed, semi automatic
Final Drive
Suspension (Front)
26 mm conventional fork / 96mm (3.8″) wheel travel
Suspension (Rear)
Monocross, single shock / 71mm (2.8″) wheel travel
Brakes (Front)
Brakes (Rear)
Tires (Front)
2.50-10 4PR
Tires (Rear)
2.50-10 4PR
1,305mm (51.4″)
595mm (23.4″)
795mm (31.3″)
925mm (36.4″)
Ground Clearance
135mm (5.3″)
Seat Height
555mm (21.9″)
Fuel Capacity
3.1 litres (0.7 imp. gal.)
Wet Weight
58 kg (128 lb)
Yamaha Racing Blue



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