2012 Yamaha YTF2

The Yamaha YTF2 is a versatile utility vehicle which is able to cope with a wide range of applications. The vehicle was designed to offer a comfortable ride but is also able to reward you with pretty capable performances, as is one of the best models in its class.

The Yamaha YTF2 rides on a set of automotive-style, coil-over-shock strut suspensions which put comfort on the first place and deal great with bumps. You also get a pneumatic-assisted, tilting dump bed for payloads up to 363kg.

Power comes from a low-emission 357cc engine rated at 8.5 kW at 3,500 rpm. The Yamaha YTF2 is also fitted with a tough and dependable HybriCore chassis, self-adjusting 4-wheel drum brakes and seamless seat cushions that offer a smooth ride.

The stopping power is assured by a set of self-adjusting drum brakes on all four wheels.

Hit the jump for more information on the Yamaha YTF2.

Yamaha YTF2

Yamaha YTF2

When you need that something extra our latest utility vehicle, the YTF2, makes light of heavy work thanks to a multitude of standard features such as a pneumatic-assisted, tilting dump bed for payloads up to 363kg.

Inside beats the reliable, low-emission 357cc engine. The combination of its automotive-style coil-over-shock strut suspension, tough and dependable HybriCore™ chassis, self-adjusting 4-wheel drum brakes and seamless seat cushions mean you’re assured of a smooth and comfortable ride.

The YTF2 delivers reliability, power and comfort while keeping running costs to a minimum. And the best thing: it will work as hard as you do.

No one said a day’s work on the golf course was easy, but the YTF2 makes it seem that way. A tireless performer, it’s designed entirely around your maintenance needs and is the perfect partner to share the load.

Whether you’re watering shrubs, aerating the green, de-thatching the fairway or moving supplies, the YTF2 is on hand with its 357cc engine and tilting dump bed providing the muscle you need. Tough and dependable, our unique chassis is stronger and lighter than ever.

Don’t be fooled by its stylish looks though – the YFT2 is ready for hard work. It will take you to the places you need to go to make your course look the best.

Dependable 357cc engine

Yamaha YTF2

We build the car. We build the engine. None of the competition can say that. Our tough, reliable low-emission 357cc engine produces 8.5kW of muscle and is the most fuel efficient in the industry. And thanks to a splash-style positive lubrication system, the need for an oil pump and oil filters has been eliminated.

Headlights and tail lights

Yamaha YTF2

If the sun goes down before your work is done, there’s no need to worry. The YTF2 comes as standard with sealed, halogen headlights and tail lights to help you find your way back to the barn.

4-wheel brakes

Yamaha YTF2

Self-adjusting drum brakes on all four wheels give you the stopping power you’ll need when you’re driving with a full load.

Resilient 2-inch hitch receiver

Yamaha YTF2

Designed with versatility in mind, the standard 2-inch hitch receiver accommodates a wide variety of pull-behind accessories.

Heavy-duty suspension

Yamaha YTF2

We use an automotive-style, coil-over-shock strut suspension that minimises roll and delivers a smooth, comfortable ride. That means extra heavy-duty performance, front and rear.

Utility dump bed

Yamaha YTF2

With a 535 litre, 363kg payload capacity, pneumatic-assist tilting, fold & lock tailgate, and roto-molded linear polyethylene construction, the dump bed is where the hard work gets done.

HybriCore™ chassis

Yamaha YTF2

How do you make a chassis nearly 20% lighter and 2.5 times stronger? We combined an automotive, ladder-style, 100% robotically welded steel frame – protected by an 18-step paint process – to a polypropylene structural floor. It’s unique design provides added strength.

Energy-absorbing bumper

Yamaha YTF2

The extra-thick 8km/h-rated bumper is designed to protect the body and frame, releasing air upon impact. The textured surface minimises scratches and scuffs, and if you need to replace the bumper, simply loosening two bolts does the job.


Yamaha YTF2
Overall length2,922 mm
Overall width1,243 mm
Overall height (no sun top)1,200 mm
Wheel base1,917 mm
Front wheel tread990 mm
Rear wheel tread980 mm
Minimum ground clearance115 mm
Engine typeYamaha built, low emission single cylinder 60° incline OHV
Bore x stroke85 mm x 63 mm
Horsepower8.5 kW @ 3,500 rpm
Compression ratio8.1 : 1
Lubrication systemSplash-style positive oil lubrication
Oil tank capacity1 litres
Air cleanerTwo-stage, urethane-foam pre-cleaner and high-capacity pleated paper cartridge
Cooling systemForced air
CarburetorMikuni BV26-18
Ignition systemTransistor magneto ignition
MotorHitachi 48-volt high-efficiency, shunt wound motor with internal solid state tachometer
TransaxleEnduraDrive V-belt automatic forward/reverse transaxle equipped with high-precision helical gears, 13.65 : 1 drive axle ratio
FrameHybriCore™ Chassis features a robotically welded automotive ladder-style frame mated to a polypropylene structural floor. Frame components are protected with a multi-step full-immersion phosphate treatment, electro-deposition epoxy-base coating, and an electrostatically applied polyester/urethane powder topcoat
BodyCustom-formulated thermoplastic olefin, and the front painted with a two-part top coat of high-luster automotive-grade polyurethane
SteeringSelf-compensating double reduction helical rack-and-pinion, permanently lubricated with sealed, greaseless tie-rod ends
Front suspensionTru-Trak II™ fully independent automotive-style strut suspension
Rear suspensionUnit swing arm with coil springs over hydraulic shock absorbers
BrakesSelf-adjusting, mechanical drum brakes on all 4 wheels
SeatingSeamless, fabric-backed vinyl bonded to pure, virgin foam contoured seat cushions and mated to a warp- and moisture-resistant polypropylene bottom, strengthened with plated steel inserts
BumpersFront 8 km/h energy-absorbing bumper
Maximum forward speed24 km/h
Maximum reverse speed18.4 km/h
Turning radius3.3 metre
Dry weight384 kg
Cargo box materialRoto-molded linear Polyethylene
Cargo bed capacity363 kg
Cargo bed size (LxWxH)1,209 mm x 1,243 mm x 356 mm
Cargo bed load height609 mm
Fuel tank capacity22.0 litres
Tyre sizeFront: 18.00 x 8.50-8.00 (4-ply rating), Rear: 18.00 x 8.50-8.00 (6-ply rating)
Seating capacity2 persons

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