Yamaha Saluto 125 Feature Review - Efficient Commuter
The new Yamaha Saluto is the latest 125cc commuter from Yamaha motorcycle in Bangladesh. According to Yamaha, this is the most economical and practical family commuter.
ACI Motor Limited the distributor of Yamaha motorcycles in Bangladesh already marketing this latest model in our market(Source). Therefore we are here with our Yamaha Saluto 125 Feature Review to give you a featured picture of the bike. Let’s head in.
Yamaha Saluto 125 Overview
In the commuter motorcycle segment, 125cc capacity is the power commuter segment in Bangladesh. This segment basically is the classy commuter segment. Here the user need is core commuting but they also need the power and of-course with pleasant styling appearance.
So 125cc capacity commuter is the most challenging commuter segment to fulfill our commuter customer needs. According to Yamaha, they have declared the tight package through Yamaha Saluto against this 125cc commuter market challenge. Therefore Yamaha Saluto is a combination of fuel efficiency, power, and styling.
Commuting Design & Style
In terms of design and style, Yamaha Saluto is very classy in appearance. Its simple and sleek design very perfectly matches with corporate user attitude. Moreover as now a day’s motorcycle is like the uniform of a user. Therefore it also increases styling of any age of motorcycle user where even also fits with the regular family bike.
The Saluto is a modern designed sleek commuter bike which comes with shiny and sharp edges over the body panel. From headlamp to the tail lamp it designed very neatly with the sharp panels. Here the mentionable attractive areas are the headlamp, fuel tank, and the tail panel assembly.
The headlamp is designed with new and sharp looking plastic casing. The diamond shape single-pilot lamp just mounted on the top of the headlamp which is unique and decent enough. In addition, the analog ODO-console is also designed with a smart segmented plastic pit. The windscreen is much wider and it also looks good.
The fuel tank of Saluto also designed with sharp edge plastic panel from two sides. The tank is full metal where the middle part is raised like a wider strip and it looks to stylish.
The rear part and tail lamp assembly is sharp enough with a nice curve of tail-lamp. The single-piece large seat is semi-segmented indicating the rider and pillion seating position. The grab rail around the seat is single piece metal rail. It also nicely matched with the bike edgy design.
Yamaha Saluto 125 Feature
The Saluto 125 is designed as the power package blended with commuter feature with power and styling. To compete in 125cc hard competitive segment it featured with some attractive feature. These features put the Saluto in a position of advancement where user cannot ignore it. Therefore to be specific here is the core features of the bike.
125cc Blue Core Engine
Yamaha Saluto engine is a 125cc air-cooled commuter profile engine. This engine comes under the refinement of Yamaha Blue Core technology. Therefore vibration free and smooth operation is its core character.
This air-cooled four-stroke SOHC engine can produce 8.3Ps of power. The most significant thing is according to Yamaha it also ensures the significant mileage of 78kmpl under standard testing condition.
Lightweight is another core feature of Yamaha Saluto. Saluto is the lightest weighted bike in this segment currently in our market. You know lightweight is an essential feature for a better handling commuter.
Being a 112kg bike it’s riding & controlling is easier than other bikes in this class. Moreover, this lower weight has a significant impact on power to weight ratio and is also good for better mileage.
High Ground Clearance
Yamaha Saluto 125 comes with 180mm ground clearance which is higher enough for a commuter. So it is more capable to run over the rough terrain and also moving over the city speed breakers easily.
The better suspension system also the core feature of this commuter. Both the suspensions of Yamaha Saluto are improved. They are enough capable to deal with any kind of road even with heavy pillion.
Comfortable Wider Seat
Saluto comes with a 680mm long and comfortable seat. Here the seat is curved and semi-segmented indicating the rider and pillion position. It really looks nice and it spacious enough for daily commuting and even moving with family members.
Alloy Rim & Tubeless Tire
Both wheels of Yamaha Saluto comes with alloy rim. The tires are both tubeless. So there is no hassle for sudden flatten on the road. Saluto comes with two different braking system as an option. The bike is available in both front drum brake and hydraulic disc brake system where the rear brake is drum type for both models.
Yamaha Saluto is designed for your family needs so it comes with a good designed Sharee Guard. The guard is fancy, lighter and strong. It also has wider footrest for our ladies who often seats putting both legs on the left footrest.
Being a smart commuter Yamaha Saluto comes with the electric starting system. Moreover, conventional kicking also profiled in parallel. So there is no hassle for starting in any situation or weather condition.
Yamaha Saluto 125 Engine & Specification
So, readers, we have already described most of the features added with the Yamaha Saluto 125 above here. To get a more specific view here is the official technical specification table of the bike. Please take a look.
|Specification||Yamaha Saluto 125|
|Engine||Single Cylinder, Four Stroke, Air Cooled, SOHC 2 Valve Engine|
|Bore x Stroke||52.4mm x 57.9mm|
|Maximum Power||6.1KW (8.3PS) @ 7,000RPM|
|Maximum Torque||10.1 NM @ 4500RPM|
|Ignition||CDI (Capacitor Discharge Ignition)|
|Starting Method||Electric start & Kick start|
|Clutch Type||Wet, multiple-disc|
|Dimension (LxWxH)||2,035mm x 700mm x 1,080mm|
|Weight||112 Kg (with oil and a full fuel tank)|
|Fuel Capacity:||7.6 Liters|
|The suspension (Front/Rear)||Telescopic Fork / Spring Loaded Swingarm, Double|
|Brake system (Front/Rear)||Front: Disk/Drum; Rear: Drum|
|Tire size (Front / Rear)||Front: 80/100-18 47P; Rear: 80/100-18 54P; Both Tubeless|
(Under Standard Riding Condition)
*All the specifications are subject to change upon company rules, policy, offer & promotion. BikeBD is not liable for the changes.
Salutation for Yamaha Saluto 125
So, readers, we think we could give you a clearer view of the Saluto through our Yamaha Saluto 125 Feature Review. Wish this will be helpful to you to asses the bike considering the described features.
We wish to come again soon with the test ride review of the bike where we will disclose the real competency of the bike. Therefore stay tuned with us for latest news and reviews. Thank you all.
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Published by Saleh