2013 Yamaha G29A 4-Stroke

Yamaha surprised many people when has decided to build golf carts. Though nobody blame the company’s decision and the news was received pretty well by the media.

Yamaha’s motorcycles and ATVs were strong, reliable and capable products, thereby the Japanese manufacturer had to keep the same high standards for its new golf carts. Needless to say that the result didn’t disappoint us and its products are now considered among the best in the business.

The Yamaha G29A makes no exception and is fitted with an engine that has been exclusively designed to enable you go over the course in as smooth a fashion as possible. In a nutshell, that’s what the G29A is all about, a golf cart that takes the benefit from the technology that can be found on the entire Yamaha line-up.

The cart features a ramp-style clutch blended in the low cost maintenance, an accurate steering and a perfectly tuned suspension which makes every ride a true joy.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Yamaha G29A 4-Stroke.

Yamaha G29A 4-Stroke

Yamaha G29A 4-Stroke

No one becomes a pro overnight. To excel at golf, you first have to dedicate yourself to mastering its finer points. The same applies to building world-class golf cars. It requires patience, perseverance and talent and it demands dedication and commitment to service support.

Yamaha golf cars are designed and engineered to go over the course. They benefit from state-of-the art technology that can be found across the entire Yamaha line-up: from our renowned ATVs to our unrivalled motorcycles.

Nothing matches the levels of reliability and endurance you’ll find in our golf cars. Or our dedicated service. But why take our word for it? Personal experience is the best teacher.

Every detail of the G29A is designed to get you around the course. Its ramp-style clutch combines low maintenance with the best hill-climbing in the industry. Precision steering and suspension ensure sure-footed operation. Even the contoured seat is the largest in the industry.

Its bumpers are rated for 8 km/h impacts. They’re the same height front and rear, to minimize damage. Its body panels are puncture resistant, cold-weather resistant and closely colour-matched to the extra-durable automotive-grade polyurethane paint that goes on them.

The G29A isn’t just a golf car that you’ll love to ride. You’ll get hooked on its looks too.

Long-lasting, low-maintenance brakes

Yamaha G29A 4-Stroke

The EnduraDrive Transaxle with Internal Disc Brake Technology uses a completely enclosed disc brake system. This eliminates brake drums and shoes, needs only one brake cable, and is projected - based on extensive tests - to have an incredibly long life with ultra-low maintenance.

Yamaha-built 357cc gasoline engine

Yamaha G29A 4-Stroke

Yamaha is the only golf car manufacturer that builds its own engines. This 357cc engine is quiet, refined and virtually vibration-free, with low emissions.

Supreme comfort

Yamaha G29A 4-Stroke

The industry’s largest, most comfortable seat features deep, supportive contours, which help to hold occupants in place when moving. Designed to accommodate users of all heights and sizes, it’s strengthened against sagging by plated steel inserts.

ClimaGuard™ Top with dual gutters

Yamaha G29A 4-Stroke

The sturdy ClimaGuard top offers all-round protection against sun and rain. Its 360 degree double rain channel has an integrated water drain system with an exclusive clog-proof design. It’s built for rattle-free stability and has integrated grab handles as well as universal mounting points for information holders and GPS systems.

HybriCore™ chassis

Yamaha G29A 4-Stroke

Yamaha’s HybriCore Chassis combines an automotive, ladder-style 100% robotically welded frame with a polypropylene structural floor. Integrated into the floor, the battery box surrounds the batteries, eliminating a corrosion point. A self-contained pedal box gives the pedals top and bottom protection from dirt, debris and stray golf tees.

Automotive-style dash

Yamaha G29A 4-Stroke

A stylish, car-inspired dash design includes four cup holders, a central storage area for personal items, six ball holders, six tee holders, and a big, easy-to-clean storage compartment on each side.

Tru-Trak II fully independent front suspension

Yamaha G29A 4-Stroke

Yamaha’s Tru-Trak II Suspension uses automotive-style, coil-over shock struts to minimise roll and delivers a smooth, comfortable ride.

Sentry Wraparound Protection System

Yamaha G29A 4-Stroke

The G29 comes with 360 degree protection against scrapes, scratches and bumps. Polypropylene side sills protect against side impacts in front of and behind the tyres and the energy-absorbing bumpers release air on impact to protect body and frame.


Yamaha G29A 4-Stroke
Overall length2,395 mm
Overall width1,200 mm
Overall height (sun top)1,789 mm
Overall height (no sun top)1,190 mm
Wheel base1,640 mm
Front wheel tread870 mm
Rear wheel tread980 mm
Minimum ground clearance110 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
TransaxleEnduraDrive V-belt automatic forward/reverse transaxle equipped with high-precision helical gears, 11.48 : 1 drive axle ratio
FrameHybriCoreTM 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, 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 IITM fully independent automotive-style strut suspension
Rear suspensionUnit swing arm with coil springs over hydraulic shock absorbers
BrakesMaintenance-free internal transaxle disc brake
SeatingSeamless, fabric-backed vinyl bonded to pure, virgin foam contoured seat cushions and mated to a deform- and moisture-resistant polypropylene bottom, strengthened with plated steel inserts
BumpersFront & rear 8 km/h energy-absorbing bumpers
Maximum forward speed24 km/h
Maximum reverse speed11 km/h
Turning radius2.8 metre
Dry weight255 kg
Fuel tank capacity25 litres
Tyre size18.00 x 8.50-8.00 (4-ply rating)
Seating capacity2 persons

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