Yamaha Zuma 125

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Yamaha Zuma 125
Yamaha Zuma 125
Manufacturer Yamaha Motor Company
Also called BW's Fi 125
Production 2009-present
Class Scooter
Engine 123.4 cc (7.53 cu in) forced air-cooled 4-stroke single cylinder;
SOHC, 4-valve;
Electronic Fuel Injection;
Bore x Stroke - 52.4 x 57.9 mm
Compression Ratio = 10:1[1]
Transmission Dry centrifugal automatic clutch; V-belt automatic CVT[1]
Suspension Front - 27 mm Telescopic Forks
Rear - Dual Shocks[1]
Brakes Front - 220 mm disc
Rear - drum[1]
Tires Front - 120/70-12 51L
Rear - 130/70-12 56L[1]
Wheelbase 50.8 in (1,290 mm)[1]
Dimensions L: = 75.2 in (1,910 mm)[1]
W: 30.1 in (760 mm)[1]
Seat height 30.7 in (780 mm)[1]
Fuel capacity 1.3 US gal (4.9 L)[1]
Fuel consumption 89 mpg‑US (2.6 L/100 km)[1]
Related Yamaha Zuma

The Yamaha Zuma 125 is a scooter introduced by Yamaha Motor Company in September 2008. It is a 125 cc version of its smaller 49cc cousin, the Zuma. Outside the United States it is known as the Yamaha BW's Fi 125.

Model information[edit]

Japanese model BW's Fi 125

The body design of the Zuma 125 is similar to the Zuma in respect to its overall form and dual headlight configuration. Its size is slightly larger, and it includes a metal bracket around the headlights. The Taiwanese, Japanese and South American models have stacked front lights with a single headlight. The bulbs used are HS1 styled halogen lights.

It is intended as a street-bike, with the capacity for handling light off-road conditions such as unpaved roads. Many of the design components like the steel frame, wide tires, oiled-type air filters, robust shocks, and front/rear off-road-style brush deflectors were included to facilitate both riding conditions.


The engine is a 123 cc 4-stroke SOHC 4-valve with 10:1 compression. The fuel injection system is similar to the ones installed on most Yamaha bikes, and uses a 24mm injector. The exhaust manifold comes equipped with an O2 sensor. The rated power output is close to 8 bhp (6.0 kW).[citation needed] After the break in period, the Zuma 125 can achieve a maximum speed of around 61 mph (98 km/h).[citation needed]

This same engine (minus the fuel injection) is also used in Yamaha's Cygnus-X scooter. There is currently an established aftermarket with numerous parts that allow the engine to be enlarged up to 287 cc.[citation needed] Depending on driving style and riding conditions, the Zuma 125's fuel economy is around 89 mpg‑US (2.6 L/100 km).


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125 Specifications, Yamaha Motors Corporation USA 

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