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2009 Honda Metropolitan Base

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2009 Honda Metropolitan Base

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2009 Honda Metropolitan Base Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  Scooter
BASE MSRP(US)  $2,049.00
Dealers Honda Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  2
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  38 / 1.49
Stroke (mm/in)  44 / 1.73
Displacement (cc/ci)  49 / 3
Compression Ratio  12:1
Starter  Electric / Kick
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  1
Carburetor Size (mm)  18
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Continuously Variable (CVT)
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Belt
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Steel
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  90
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Wheel Diameter  10
Rear Tire Width  90
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Rear Wheel Diameter  10
Front Tire (Full Spec)  90/90 R10
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  90/90 R10
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Drum
Rear Brake Type  Drum
Linked Brake System Front to Rear  Standard
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Travel (in/mm)  1.9 / 48.3
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Single Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  2.6 / 66
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  No
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  46.9 / 1191.3
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  176 / 79.8
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  1.3 / 5
Performance  Standard
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  28.3 / 718.8
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Aluminum
Body Material  Plastic
Floor Board Location  Driver and Passenger
Hand Grips  Standard
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Center
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Scooter
Manufacturer Country  Japan
NADATrimID  33116
Display Name  Metropolitan
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Helmet Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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By Travis(Owner), May. 25, 2009
I used to have crotch rockets--1997 Honda CBR 600 and a 2003 Honda RC 51. I have always loved getting around the two-wheeled way, but I sold those bikes because of my back problems and the uncomfortable riding postions they offer. I bought this scooter (used with about 1500 miles on the odometer) ... Read Full Review

 

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Bounce
Jul. 3, 2009
A fine piece of reliable engineering and a gas saver par excellence. Great for local commutes and back roads. Also carrying space is excellent for shopping. However, (1) the small wheels require constant vigilance for bumps and grooves and pot holes; (2) the upright posture and high centre of gravit... Read Full Review

 

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Great mode of transpotation: High gas prices or not!
By Kyle Pettigrew(Owner), Nov. 18, 2008
Recently just aquired the little guy and I love it. I am 5'11" just under 200# and it scoots around town like nothing. On the flats I get up to 30 - 35 mph... up hills its a little gutless, but to run around the small town I live it it works out great. Well worth it!! Even if I won it in a ... Read Full Review

 

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Best Thing I Have Ever Bought
By Kristen(Owner), Oct. 18, 2010
Let me say that I live in Los Angeles, and commute through the city about 10 miles to work. I have to go through some of the worst traffic in the country, in Hollywood and Beverly Hills, at rush hour. In my car, I would be raging all morning and all evening because of the frustration. This scooter h... Read Full Review

 

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