Yamaha’s Grizzly 125 offers the among all ATVs. Its features and styling are similar to the 2012 Yamaha Grizzly 700, but it offers an automatic transmission and two-wheel drive for convenience and fuel efficiency. It is one of the best considerations for those who want to start their adventure with ATVs.
If you want to know more about the Yamaha Grizzly 125 top speed, specs, and price guide, then read the full article.
About Yamaha Grizzly 125
Yamaha Grizzly 125 has SOHC 124 cc four-stroke engine with an air cooling system that keeps the engine temperature low even in extreme conditions. It has Capacitor Discharge Ignition, an 18 mm Mikuni Carburetor, and automatic transmission.
Furthermore, it has an Independent Wishbone front suspension with 2.8 inches and a Swing arm rear suspension with 3.2 inches of travel. Lastly, you will also get a dual-sealed drum front brake and a sealed drum brake for the rear wheel, along with the 20 X 7 – 8 front tires and 22 X 10 – 8 rear tires.
What is the Top Speed of the Yamaha Grizzly 125?
As it has only a 124 cc engine resulting in low engine power and performance, that’s why the top speed of the Yamaha Grizzly 125 is 32 – 35 mph, along with a maximum power of 8.7 HP / 6.5 kW and maximum torque of 12 Nm (1.25 kg-m, 8.85 ft-lb).
Furthermore, if you are not satisfied with its top speed, you can move to other quads with a powerful engine because altering the gear ratio or decreasing the weight does not convert this four-wheeler into a Plane. It is good to take small steps; Yamaha Raptor 250 Top Speed is much better than the 125, so you can consider it.
Here are The specifications of this beginner’s quad given below.
|Type:||Air Cooled, 4-stroke, Single Cylinder, SOHC|
|Bore X Stroke:||1.9×2.6 in OR 48 mm|
|Ignition||DC-CDI (Capacitor Discharge Ignition)|
|Fuel System:||Mikuni Carburetor 18 mm|
|Gearbox:||Automatic / F, N, R|
|Final Drive:||Chain, 2WD|
|Front Suspension:||Independent Wishbone, 2.8 In. Travel|
|Rear Suspension:||Swing arm, 3.2 In. Travel|
|Front Brake:||Dual Sealed Drum|
|Rear Brake:||Sealed Drum|
|Front Tire||20 X 7 – 8|
|Rear Tire||22 X 10 – 8|
|Overall Length:||66.9 in OR 1699 mm|
|Overall Width:||39 in OR 991 mm|
|Seat Height:||27 in OR 686 mm|
|Wheelbase:||42.5 in OR 1080 mm|
|Ground Clearance:||5.7 in OR 145 mm|
|Weight:||335 lbs OR 152 kg|
|Fuel Capacity:||2 gallons OR 7.6 L|
Yamaha Grizzly 125 has SOHC 124 cc four-stroke engine along with a single cylinder. It has an air cooling system that prevents the engine from overheating. It also has a 1.9 in x 2.6 in (49.0 mm x 66.0mm) Bore X Stroke ratio and a 9.0:1 compression ratio.
Furthermore, it has a DC-CDI (Capacitor Discharge Ignition) and 18 mm Mikuni Carburetor that provides air and fuel mixture to the engine. Although its elder brother Yamaha Raptor 700 has a manual transmission, but it has automatic transmission along with the return and 2WD option.
Suspensions are sued to provide a smooth and comfy ride by absorbing all the jolts and bumps of the road. For the purpose of absorbing the shocks, it has an Independent Wishbone front suspension with 2.8 inches and a Swing arm rear suspension with 3.2 inches of travel. As bumpy as things can get, this suspension package keeps you comfortable and in control.
Brakes & Tires
Brakes provide stopping power to the vehicle. And for that purpose, it has a dual-sealed drum front brake and a sealed drum brake for the rear wheel. Both front and rear brakes are operated by the levers on the handlebar.
Coming to the tires, it has 20 X 7 – 8 front tires and 22 X 10 – 8 rear tires. Both front and rear tires are tubeless. These tires are low in height, that why Grizzly 125 has a low seat height of 27 in or 686 mm. For front tires, do not let tire pressure fall below 17 kPa (0.17 kg/cm2, 2.5 psi); for rear tires, do not let it fall below 22 kPa (0.22 kg/cm2, 3.2 psi).
Price of Yamaha Grizzly 125
In 2013 when Yamaha discontinued the Grizzly 125, it had a price of $3,699. Now you buy it in used condition in the price range of $1,199 – $3,099 depending on the condition, functionality, and modifications. Its price is pretty much affordable and can be a reasonable consideration for beginners who want to learn off-road rides on ATVs.
Yamaha Grizzly 125 is a low-powered but incredible machine that can go anywhere. Due to its lightweight, it has agile handling, so even adults and beginners can easily handle it. Although its ride is not as comfortable as the Yamaha Raptor 350, still provides quite a comfortable ride due to its suspension.
Moreover, due to its low engine power and usage of beginners and adults, the brakes are also strong enough to stop the machine. Lastly, the price is also an appealing feature, so you can easily purchase it and enjoy riding in it.
Rand Frankey is OffRoadsCare freelance Content Editor. He loves offroad Travelling and bikes, jeeps, and dirk bikes. He will explain all his experience with dirt bikes and offroad vehicles which helps you to make a decision like which vehicle is right for you.