Kymco Like 200i Gas Scooter Review

by BWLucky13

Kymco is in a mood to take no prisoners. They are delivering a level of quality, performance, and low price that dares any competitor to match. With the Like, they also raised the bar on retro styling by combining some of the best Italian styling cues of the Lambretta and Vespa classics.

The Like 200i is fuel injected. It has no warm up time or stumbling when cold. The start and mid range are quick and smooth. I run only in an urban setting and have only been up to 50 mph--well below its top end. The down side is that electronic fuel injection permits no kick or push starting.

The three storage areas, plus bag hook, add up to good capacity. The seat is long with good padding front and rear. The critique here is that the middle of the seat is hard and not shaped to fit my anatomy.

The center stand is augmented with a side stand. I find the side stand to be very handy for many situations. The ride and handling are better than most competitors.

The Kymco dealer is the class act in my area. That sealed the deal for me.

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