2020 Yamaha Zuma 125 Sporty Scooter 

The 2020 Yamaha Zuma 125, a sporty scooter that is said to have "rugged styling" is suitable for those who mainly take the side streets to work with the occasional unpaved road. Its steel frame, cast-aluminum wheels shod with block-pattern tires, 3.1-inch rear suspension travel, front fender, off-road-style brush deflectors, and fork boots are indicators of its light unpaved road capabilities while its electric starter, automatic transmission, 7.7 gallons of storage, and step-through design make it a convenient commuter. It's powered by a 125cc four-stroke engine to get its claimed 103 mpg from a 1.7-gallon fuel tank.

2020 Yamaha Zuma 125 Reviews, Comparisons, And Competition

In terms of sporty scooters, the competition includes the Honda PCX150 and Suzuki Burgman 200. Honda’s ADV150 is a more direct competitor, although with a higher $4,299 price tag.

Yamaha Zuma 125 Updates For 2020

As of 2020, the Zuma 125 MSRP has increased its price to $3,499. The Zuma is readily available in Matte Black or Ultramarine Blue.

2020 Yamaha Zuma 125 Claimed Specifications


  • Engine Type: 125cc forced air-cooled, 4-stroke SOHC single; 4 valves
  • Bore x Stroke: 52.4mm x 57.9mm
  • Compression Ratio: 10.0:1
  • Fuel Delivery: Fuel injection
  • Ignition: Digital TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
  • Transmission: V-Belt automatic


  • Suspension / : Telescopic forks
  • Suspension / ReFrontar: Dual shocks
  • Brakes / Front: Hydraulic disc, 245mm
  • Brakes / Rear: Hydraulic disc, 200mm
  • Tires / Front: 120/70-12
  • Tires / Rear: 130/70-12


  • L x W x H: 75.2 in. x 30.1 in. x 44.3 in.
  • Seat Height: 30.7 in.
  • Wheelbase: 51.4 in.
  • Rake (Castor Angle): 27.0 deg.
  • Trail: 3.7 in.
  • Maximum Ground Clearance: 4.9 in.
  • Fuel Capacity: 1.7 gal.
  • Fuel Economy: 103 mpg
  • Wet Weight: 262 lb.


  • Warranty: 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

2020 Yamaha Zuma 125 Top Features

Rugged, Modern Design

Behind the chic exterior, the Zuma 125 is built around a solid steel frame with thick, tough tires on cast-aluminum wheels, strong suspension, and safe off-road brush deflectors and fork tube boots. This scooter boasts capability on all kinds of roads, with a lot of attitude on your daily commute.

Potent Fuel-Injected Engine

It is powered by a 125cc 4-stroke engine with 4 valves, a ceramic-composite cylinder liner, a 10:1 compression ratio, and electronic fuel injection—giving this scooter advanced reliability and economic performance. Fuel injection offers the best blend of fuel for a number of conditions, and this also means quick cold starts. It has an impressive 103 mpg * and a 1.7-gallon fuel tank,  so you're getting a lot of space, too.

Automatic Convenience

Zuma 125 is super convenient for traveling because of its fully-automatic V-belt transmission and a push-button electric starter. Standard center and side stands, along with a locking cover on the ignition switch, make it easier and safer to park.

Roomy, Step-Through Ergonomics

There's space for two people on the Zuma 125 's seats and there's also plenty of locking storage underneath. The step-through floorboards making getting on and off a breeze, too. It has a plush and roomy riding position with a narrow seat design for easier flat-footing at stops, and plenty of leg space in front of the rider's seat. The passenger will also have reliable handholds that blend well into the body design of the Zuma 125.

Modern Reliability

Simple wet-sump lubrication is used for durability and simple maintenance. Forced air cooling system helps keep engine temperatures under control, even while idling at stoplights, for maximum efficiency and longer engine life.

Ready to Get Dirty

Oiled-paper type air filters help trap dirt before it gets to your engine, even when riding on unpaved roads. The V-belt has its own off-road-style wet foam air filter for dependability.

Clean-Running Design

The upswept muffler utilizes exhaust catalyst technology to reduce air emissions and comply with emission regulations. 

Chassis/Suspension Features

Sturdy Steel Frame: a robust steel tube frame that is light but strong and features a step-through design for easy mounting. The two-stage electrostatic painting process provides a robust, corrosion-resistant finish.

Durable Suspension

Beefy outer tubes are featured on a telescopic fork for stability, while fork boots protect large inner tubes of 33mm from debris. The swingarm boasts twin rear shocks with a complete 3.1 in of travel for street riding comfort and also for unpaved roads.

Generous Fuel Range

The fuel tank holds 1.7 gallons for plenty of cruising range. Fuel tank emissions system includes a charcoal canister to control gasoline evaporation and reduce air pollution.

Heavy-Duty Tires and Wheels

Thick 120/70-12 front and 130/70-12 rear tires have a rough-looking block pattern for better handling on unpaved roads and on the streets. Tires run on lightweight, 5-spoke die-cast aluminum wheels.

High-Quality Braking

The 245 mm hydraulic front disc and the 200 mm rear disc brakes deliver lots of stopping power, while the wave-type front rotor style adds cutting-edge design. 

Additional Features

Two bright and aggressive halogen headlights light the way. The sculpted bodywork is effortlessly wrapping around the aggressive lighting style.

Plenty of Storage

The under-seat storage compartment's cavernous 7.7-gallon capacity is roomy enough for a full-face helmet, while a cup holder and fold-out cargo hook on the dash makes it easy to bring it all with you.

Modern Gauge Package

Zuma's LCD meter includes a fuel gauge as well as a wide set of indicator lights.

Secure and Convenient

Zuma 125 provides both a center stand and side stand for parking convenience. For extra security when parked, the main switch is equipped with a keyhole lock cover. And the fuel filler is found just left of the ignition switch for easy refueling.

The air that hits your face as you hit the open road on your Yamaha Zuma 125 smells like freedom, and it is a thrilling & refreshing escape from your daily hectic routine.

Yamaha Zuma 125's Aftermarket Parts:

Mustn't leave your garage unprepared. Always keep your scooter healthy and robust by performing basic maintenance at regular intervals. This may include replacing worn spark plugs and the clutch kit for a no-bog, instant response ride. Working on your street scooter requires a decent collection of equipment and we have all the resources you need to get the job done right.

A high-quality accessory that the NCY STORE offers is NCY Oil Cooler Kit is the perfect addition to your high performance or bone stock Yamaha Zuma 125. More oil and cooler oil both equal lower engine temperatures, longer oil life, and longer engine life in all riding conditions. Includes all hardware and lines to install. This excellent engine cooler is from NCY - one of the most respected brands of aftermarket scooter parts and accessories.

You will most definitely enhance your Yamaha Zuma 125's quicker acceleration with this super transmission kit aka "CVT KIT." The NCY CVT KIT Gen 4 is the most popular upgrade to the Yamaha Zuma 125cc transmission for quicker take-off. 

And there are many more high-quality aftermarket scooter parts available at the NCY STORE. So if your OEM parts fail or boggled down, let NCY Performance Scooter Parts be your source for finding better and upgraded replacement parts for your Yamaha Zuma 125 Scooter.

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