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Me Oh My... Mio

Reviewing: Yamaha 2003 Mio  |  Rating:
By ladychai on
Badge: Publisher | Level: 12 | Cars & Motorcycles Expertise:
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This is my cousin's Yamaha Mio. My daughter loves to ride this scooter/moped/underbone motorcycle. She, cousin's younger brother and my cousin's older brother's son would ride this scooter around our neighborhood especially if my cousin wants his younger brother to run some errands for him and his older brother.

Yamaha Mio now has a new design but the specifications are still the same. The newer design has a more agressive look since this has become very popular among young professionals.

Everywhere here in the Philippines, you will see a lot of young male professionals riding a scooter, maybe because it is economical and saves a lot of time. You can just swirve your way through any traffic. Not to mention that scooters are available through easy installment plans which the yuppies can pretty much afford.

Yamaha Mio is currently only available in southeast asia.

To give you an idea, I got here the specifications of this scooter from the yamaha site:

Dimension&Weight Overall length x width x height 1, 820mm x 675mm x 1, 050mmSeat height 745mm Wheelbase 1, 240mm Minimum ground clearance 125mm Dry(without oil and fuel) / Wet (with oil and full fuel tank) 92kg / 95kg Engine Performance Engine type Forced air cooled 4-stroke, SOHC Cylinder arrangement Single cylinder Displacement 113cm3 Bore & stroke 50.0mm x 57.9mm Compression ratio 8.8 : 1 Maximum horse power 5.98kW(8000r/min) Maximum torque 7.53 N.m(6500r/min) Starting system type Electric starter and kickstarter Lubrication system Wet sump Engine oil capacity 0.9 liters Fuel tank capacity 3.7 liters Fuel Carburetor type NCV24 Electrical Ignition system type DC-C.D.I. Transmission Primary / Secondary reduction ratio 3.133 / 3.231 Clutch type Dry, centrifugal automaticGear ratio Transmission type V-belt automatic Gear ratios 2.399 - 0.829 Chassis Frame type Steel tube underbone Caster angle / Trail 26.5°/ 100mm Tire size

(Front / Rear) 70/90-14M/C 34P / 80/90-14M/C 40P Brake Brake type

(Front / Rear) Single disc / Drum Suspension Suspension type

(Front / Rear) Telescopic fork / Unit swing Bulbs(voltage/wattagex quantity) Headlight 12V, 32/32W, x 1

Update On Mar 12, 2010: I apologize for the gibberish specs. The actual result of my review didn't really do justice as compared to the preview. Anyway here is the link where you can find the specs of this cutesy bike:

Yamaha Mio