2012 Yamaha YFZ 450 R

2012 Yamaha YFZ 450 R pictures, prices, information, and specifications.
MSRP
$8,599
Type
Sport
Insurance
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Model Type
Sport
MSRP
$8,599
Warranty
6
Insurance
Generic Type (Primary)
Sport
Manufacturer Country
Japan
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age
16
Parent Company
Yamaha
Display Name
YFZ 450 R
Year
2012
Make
Yamaha
Engine Type
Single-Cylinder
Cylinders
1
Engine Stroke
4-Stroke
Cooling
Liquid / Air
Valves
5
Valves Per Cylinder
5
Valve Configuration
DOHC
Bore (mm/in)
95 / 3.74
Stroke (mm/in)
63.4 / 2.5
Displacement (cc/ci)
449 / 27.4
Compression Ratio
11.6:1
Starter
Electric
Fuel Requirements
Regular
Fuel Type
Gas
Carburetion Brand
Mikuni
Fuel Injector
Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)
42
Carburetor
No
Carburetion Type
Fuel Injected
Transmission Type
Manual
Number Of Speeds
5
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)
Chain
Reverse
No
Hi / Low Range
No
Wheels Composition
Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless
Tubeless
Front Tire Diameter (in)
21
Rear Tire Diameter (in)
20
Chromed
No
Tire Brand
Dunlop®
Front Tire Width
7
Front Wheel Diameter
10
Rear Tire Width
10
Rear Wheel Diameter
9
Front Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop® AT 21 X 7-10
Rear Tire (Full Spec)
Dunlop® AT 20 X 10-9
Front Brake Type
Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)
6.3 / 161
Rear Brake Type
Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)
7.9 / 200
Front Suspension Type
Independent Double Wishbone
Front Travel (in/mm)
9.8 / 248.9
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load
Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut
No
Front Suspension Brand Name
KYB
Steering Damper
No
Front Stabilizer Bar
No
Rear Suspension Type
Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)
11 / 279.4
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load
Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping
Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers
1
Rear Suspension Material
Aluminum
Rear Stabilizer Bar
No
Air Adjustable
No
Steering Type
Manual
Steering Control
Handlebar
Length (ft)
5.89
Width (in/mm)
48.8 / 1239.5
Height (in/mm)
41.9 / 1064.3
Wheelbase (in/mm)
50 / 1270
Ground Clearance (in/mm)
4.5 / 114.3
Length (ft/ft)
5
Length (ft/in)
10.7
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)
403 / 182.8
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)
2.6 / 9.8
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)
1.11
Seat Type
One-Piece
Adjustable
No
Seat Material
Vinyl
Seat Location
Driver
Folding
No
Seat Height (in/mm)
31.9 / 810.3
Number Of Seats
1
Frame
Aluminum / Steel
Body Material
Plastic
Hand Grips
Standard
Foot Peg Location
Driver
Adjustable
No
Hand Guards
No
Brush Guard
No
Light Guard
No
Radiator Guard
Yes
CV Boot Cover
No
Front Fender
Standard
Rear Fender
Standard
Handlebars
Standard
Front Bumper
Standard
Rear Bumper
Standard
A-Arm Skid Plate (Rear)
No
Bash Plate (Front)
Yes
Swing Arm Skid Plate
Yes
Full Length Skid Plate
No
Digital Instrumentation
Standard
Temperature Warning Type
Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type
Light
Warranty (Months/Condition)
6 / Limited
Battery Warranty (Months)
0
Driveline Type
4X2
Number Of Driveline Modes
1
Rear Unlocking Differential
No
Rear Solid Axle
Yes
Headlight Mounts
Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)
Standard
Headlight (s)
Standard
Light Type
Halogen
Adjustable Handlebars
Standard
Adjustable Levers
Standard
Metallic
No
User Reviews
1 review
  • the pros anf cons if the yfz 450
    By guy (I am an Owner) on Jun 07, 2013

    A stunning and eye catching quad, the Yamaha yfz 450 is in my opinion one of the best quads I've ever rode. I took it Saint Jo TX. And for the most part I was blowing other racing quads out of the water. I accomplished the highest jump of any other quad I have ever owned including a Honda TRX 450 ...

    The list of cons for this quad is short, if it wasn't for the seat being easy to tear with the button of ur back pocket on the landing of a high jump, the way the handle bar grips are a pain to hold on to if you're not wearing riding gloves and the sliding of the tires on mud, I would call it the perfect quad for me and would recommend it to anyone who asked for my advice on what quad they should buy rent or ride

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