2014 Yamaha Zuma 50F

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The 2014 Yamaha Zuma 50F is powered by a liquid cooled, 4 Stroke SOHC, 3-Valve engine with a displacement of 49cc. The engine is mated to an automatic transmission a fuel consumption of 132 mpg.

The scooter features a large-gauge steel pipe frame that ensures a proper strength and rigidity To keep the scooter’s center of gravity to as low as possible, Yamaha engineers placed the fuel tank low center tunnel. Talking about the fuel tank, it is also worthy of being mentioned that it can be refueled without opening the seat.

The stopping power is assured by a set of wave-shaped 180mm front discs and rear drum brakes.

The 2014 Yamaha Zuma 50F rides on a set of fat 120/90-10 inch front and rear tires.

The 2014 Yamaha Suma 50F is offered with a base price of $2,590.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2014 Yamaha Zuma 50F.

Overview

Yamaha Zuma 50F

More fun, more mileage!

Boasting a blod and aggressive design, the Zuma 50F scooter offers a peppy 4-stroke engine that gets 132 MPG so you can keep having fun for as long as you want.

2014 Yamaha Zuma 50F Key Features:

Yamaha Zuma 50F

• Tough, yet sporty 4-stroke 49cc scooter makes going places fun, even commuting to work or school.

• Fuel injection provides smooth, seamless power – and nearly instantaneous starts.

• Sharp styling and twin headlights update the original “‘tough, off-road” image of the Zuma 50F.

• Fat tires give Zuma 50F that “go anywhere” look.

• Open and roomy ride atop the Zuma 50F’s stepped seat, along with lots of locking storage underneath it, with added conveniences like an inner pocket and fold-out hook.

• The Zuma 50F achieves fuel economy up to an estimated 132 mpg** with a fuel tank that holds 1.2 gallons of gas.

Engine:

Yamaha Zuma 50F

• Liquid-cooled 3-valve, 4-stroke engine is powerful, quiet, and low-maintenance.

• Electronic fuel injection with 19mm throttle body provides optimal mixture in all conditions as well as easy cold starts.

• The Zuma 50F achieves fuel economy up to an estimated 132 mpg** with a fuel tank that holds 1.2 gallons of gas.

• Fully automatic V-belt transmission provides easy, twist-the-throttle-and-go operation.

• Pushbutton electric starting gives ultimate ease of operation.

• The air-induction system and exhaust catalyst technology reduce air pollution.

Chassis/Suspension:

Yamaha Zuma 50F

• Large-gauge steel pipe frame offers strength and rigidity.

• Fuel tank positioned low in the center tunnel provides centralized mass and extra convenience – the tank can be refueled without opening the seat, unlike many scooters.

• Wave-shaped 180mm front disc brake and rear drum brakes combine for serious stopping power. The front brake caliper is accented with red paint for a high-tech look.

• Large-diameter, 42mm outer tubes on the front forks enhance to the beefy image.

• 120/90-10 inch fat tires front and rear are designed for impressive look with strong-grip pattern.

• Wide, bar-type handlebars emphasize the tough, off-road styling and also make it possible to use accessory bars for a custom look.

• The sturdy rear cargo rack includes an integrated grab bar.

Additional Features:

Yamaha Zuma 50F

• The under-seat trunk is large enough to hold an XL full-face helmet, etc. (23-liter capacity).

• Seat provides a relaxed sitting position.

• Turn signals are equipped with clear lenses for a sleek look.

• Twin headlight design maintains the unmistakable Zuma 50F visual identity.

Specifications

Yamaha Zuma 50F
Engine TypeLiquid-cooled 4-stroke SOHC, 3-valve
Displacement49cc
Bore x Stroke38.0 x 43.6mm
Compression Ratio12.0:1
Fuel DeliveryFuel injection
TransmissionAutomatic
Final DriveV-belt
Suspension / FrontTelescopic
Suspension / RearSwingarm
Brakes / FrontHydraulic disc
Brakes / RearDrum
Tires / Front120/90-10
Tires / Rear120/90-10
Length73.0 in
Width28.8 in
Height43.1 in
Seat Height30.7 in
Wheelbase50.3 in
Ground Clearance4.4 in
Fuel Capacity1.2 gal
Fuel Economy**132 mpg
Wet Weight***205 lb
Warranty1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Price*$2,590 (Matte Titan) Available from June 2013
$2,590 (Burnt Orange Metallic) Available from June 2013

* Price and Specifications subject to change without notice. Please read your Owner’s Manual and all labels before operation.

** Fuel economy estimates are based on US EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha. Your actual mileage will vary depending on road conditions, how you ride and maintain your, vechile, accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight.

*** Wet weight includes the vechile with all standart 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 comparisions with other models.

Verdict

Yamaha Zuma 50F

During its lifespan, the Yamaha Zuma 50F has proved itself a pretty reliable and efficient model and the 2014 makes no exceptions from this rule. It is cheap to maintain and easy to ride and even if it won’t impress you with its agility it still has what it needs to offer a fun riding experience.

Its price however is a bit peppered compared with some other models in its class that even if they don’t offer the same level of built quality, they will deliver comparable performances.


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