2009 Yamaha Zuma Scooter Review

by Bill

I researched the market for approximately six months... I looked at the 50cc to the 200cc. I definitely wanted fuel injection. Yamaha gives you the opportunity to test drive the scooter before you buy it. I drove it for seven miles and was impressed! It has a quick start and makes tight turns. Very maneuverable and fun to ride around.


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Nov 29, 2011
by: Long time scooter guy

That is a 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125. The 2009 Yamaha Zuma is a "50"cc carbureted scooter. It is not uncommon for Yamaha to use minor name changes to differentiate models. Yamaha is dropping the Zuma and starting a Zuma 50F for the 2012 model year so this should clear up some confusion. The Zuma 50F is a FI scooter.

Mar 12, 2010
Which Zuma?
by: Jim Zeiser

There are two Zumas, a 50cc and a 125cc. Which one are you talking about? I'd like to know too.

Mar 10, 2010
Your Story Is Incomplete...
by: Kathi

So, Bill, did you buy the Zuma? If so, how many miles do you have on it now? Is it working out for you? If not, why not?

Inquiring minds want to know...

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