2012 Yamaha X-City 125

With its compact dimensions, the modern design language and low fuel consumption, the Yamaha X-City is a commuter’s dream.

The scooter is packed with a pair of pretty big wheels which offer great low speed maneuverability and keep the high speed ride as comfortable as possible.

In terms of style the Yamaha X-City 125 features a stylish front design with a height-adjustable windscreen and twin headlights. You also get a pretty comfortable seat and an ergonomically designed handlebar.

At the heart of the X-City 125 is a 125 cc fuel-injected engine that churns enough output to make riding around town a breeze. Complementing the engine are dependable front and rear disc brakes.

The bike is also fitted with plenty of storage spaces which include two practical compartments and a generous under-seat console.

Taking the advantage from Yamaha’s know-how in the world of scooters, the high-fashion, high-wheel X-City 125 is the kind of ride that won’t leave you disappointed.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Yamaha X-City 125.

Yamaha X-City 125

Yamaha X-City 125

With its first-class roadholding and comfort, it’s easy to be seduced by the X-City 125. It’s the commuter’s dream combination of smooth power and efficiency, delivered by a fuel-injected 125cc engine.

With high wheels providing great low-speed manoeuvrability, the stylish front design features a height-adjustable windscreen for excellent weather protection. The comfortable low seat makes it easy to get on and off the scooter.

While reliable stopping comes from powerful front and rear disc brakes, bright twin headlights and tail lights give you great road presence. Face your daily commute with plenty of storage space, two practical compartments, and a generous fuel tank.

High-wheel scooters like the X-City 125 shatter old-fashioned ideas about personal transport.

The precision and control of high wheels give a remarkable feeling of stability, without sacrificing the effortless manoeuvrability you’d expect from a scooter. Benefiting from Yamaha’s know-how, the high-fashion, high-wheel X-City 125 is ideal for a busy lifestyle. It cuts through traffic, getting you to your appointments in refined style.

And when it’s time to cut loose, the X-City takes you – perhaps with someone special – to your destination in speed and comfort. Making it the sophisticated choice as your urban commuter.

Large diameter front and rear wheels

Yamaha X-City 125

Lightweight large-diameter wheels set the X-City 125 apart – they’re perfectly suited to handling poor road surfaces and busy city streets, giving you a comfortable and confident ride. Featuring an attractive 12-spoke design, the 16inch front wheel and 15inch rear wheel also give the scooter a sophisticated look.

Height-adjustable windscreen

Yamaha X-City 125

To cater for riders of different sizes, the X-City 125 is equipped with a height-adjustable windscreen. Combined with the sleek front bodywork – featuring integrated headlights and a stylish instrument panel – this lightweight screen offers high levels of wind protection for a relaxing and comfortable ride.

4-stroke fuel-injected 125cc liquid-cooled engine

Yamaha X-City 125

The X-City 125’s liquid-cooled fuel-injected 4-stroke engine handles the demands of urban commuting with ease. With sufficient power to give you the confidence to drive on major roads, it’s efficient, reliable and inexpensive to run. Importantly, it’s clean running too, fully compliant with EU3-spec emissions.

Front and rear disc brakes

Yamaha X-City 125

The high-specification X-City 125 is designed to offer one of the most rewarding riding experiences in the category. Equipped with a large-diameter 270 mm front disc and a 240 mm diameter rear disc brake, this stylish high-wheel scooter delivers strong, assured, and predictable braking power for a controlled ride.

Low seat height

Yamaha X-City 125

The X-City 125’s low seat enhances low-speed manoeuvrability and makes it easier to get on and off. At only 790 mm high, the luxurious, ergonomically sculpted two-up design gives you the kind of riding position that enhances your confidence and makes for easy steering and responsive handling qualities.

Dual headlights and tail lights

Yamaha X-City 125

Everything about this sophisticated 125cc scooter conveys its class – especially the dual headlights and indicator lights that are integrated in the front panel bodywork. Continuing the theme, the sleek rear end features dual tail lights with stylish integral flashers – for exceptional road presence and visibility, day or night.

Multiple storage compartments

Yamaha X-City 125

X-City 125 riders are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding a place to store personal belongings. Beneath the seat there’s a compartment that’s designed to carry a jet helmet or business bag. Up front, just below the sporty, high-specification instrument panel, there’s also a glove box for stowing away smaller items.


Yamaha X-City 125
Engine typeSingle cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-stroke
Bore x stroke52.0 mm x 58.6 mm
Compression ratio11.2 : 1
Maximum Power10.76 kW @ 8,750 rpm
Maximum Torque11.7 Nm @ 8,750 rpm
Lubrication systemWet sump
Fuel systemFuel Injection
Ignition systemTCI
Starter systemElectric
Transmission systemV-Belt Automatic
Front suspension systemTelescopic fork
Front travel100 mm
Rear suspension systemUnit Swing
Rear Travel105 mm
Front brakeSingle Disc, Ø 270 mm
Rear brakeSingle Disc, Ø 240 mm
Front tyre120/70-16
Rear tyre140/70-15
Overall length2,175 mm
Overall width785 mm
Overall height1,430 - 1,475 mm (adjustable windscreen)
Seat height790 mm
Wheelbase1,455 mm
Minimum ground clearance165 mm
Wet Weight167 kg
Fuel tank capacity10.5 litres


Yamaha X-City 125

Bikez ---- "With high wheels providing great low-speed manoeuvrability, the stylish front design features a height-adjustable windscreen for excellent weather protection. The comfortable low seat makes it easy to get on and off the scooter."

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