2012 Yamaha Crux

India Yamaha seems to be in a good spot these days, at least since the new Yamaha Crux became a hot seller in the Indian market. Combining a low price tag and impressive mechanical characteristics, the Yamaha Crux is definitely well suited for a mass market like India.

The Crux isn’t a bike that you’d consider when you’re looking for a world-beater, but if it’s astonishing looks or eye-catching graphics that you’re after, it’s a great choice, even with its simple and sober color schemes. More to that, the Crux also carries some pretty useful features, including an analogue instrument panel, a standard braking system and suspension system, and an engine that packs an impressive punch, at least relative to its stature.

Speaking of its powertrain, the engine of the Yamaha Crux produces top power of 7.6 horsepower at 7,500 rpm and a peak torque of 7.85 Nm at 6,000 rpm. In order to use its engine output in a better way, the company has fitted it with four-speed manual gearbox with the multiplate clutch.

That’s more than enough for us to call this bike worthy of the price consumers will have to shell out for it.

Find out more about the Yamaha Crux after the jump.

Yamaha Crux

Yamaha Crux

The CRUX delivers exceptional durability that a frequent user like you would appreciate. It moves smoothly even when carrying heavy loads or passengers. The CRUX will meet all your requirements.


Yamaha Crux
  • Multi-Reflector Headlight
  • Attractive style combined with flowing graphics bring out authentic YAMAHA image.
  • Chrome plated fender.
  • 130 DIA Drum Brake
  • 4-Stroke engine with outstanding pick-up
  • Long comfortable seat, Sufficient for whole family
  • Adjustable shockers, Comfortable-riding suspension


Yamaha Crux

Crux, the complete economy 4-stroke bike gives unlimited pleasure. Its 106cc, 4-stroke engine, Strong Frame, attractive style, multi-reflector lights and long seat makes it the most comfortable & durable 4-stroke commuter bike on the Indian roads.

Engine typeAir-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve
Cylinder arrangementSingle cylinder
Bore & Stroke49.0 x 56.0mm
Compression ratio9.0:1
Maximum power7.6 PS / 7,500rpm
Maximum torque7.5N.m / 6,000rpm
Starting systemKick start
Lubricationwet sump
Ignition systemC.D.I.
Primary / Secondary reduction ratio3.722 / 3.143
Clutch typeWet Multiple Disc
Transmission type4-speed constant mesh
Gear ratios1st=3.000, 2nd=1.688, 3rd:=1.200, 4th=0.875
Frame typeDouble cradle
Caster / Trail26° / 81mm
Tyre size (Front / Rear)2.50 x 18" 4PR / 2.75 x 18" 6PR
Brake type (Front / Rear)Drum / Drum
Suspension type (Front / Rear)Telescopic / Swing arm
Battery capacity / Type12V-2.5Ah (10H)
Headlight12V 35/35W x 1
Overall length x width x height2,000mm x 735mm × 1,075mm
Seat height780mm
Minimum ground clearance160mm
Kerb weight113kg
Fuel tank capacity11 liters


Yamaha Crux

Bikedekho ---- "India Yamaha has a couple of horses in its stable but it got the desired success with the launch of Yamaha Crux in the market"

Myindiaguide ---- "comfort in Yamaha Crux is the single term on that anyone can bet as it is reflected by the seating position and design of the bike"

Zigwheels ---- "The absolutely bare-basic 100cc offering from Yamaha, the Cruz is aimed at the rural market in India with its simplistic form and impressive fuel economy"

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