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2009 Yamaha V Star 1300

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2009 Yamaha V Star 1300

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Identification
Model Type  Cruiser
BASE MSRP(US)  $10,290.00
Dealers Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
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Finance
Engine:  
Engine Type  V Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  8
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  100 / 3.94
Stroke (mm/in)  83 / 3.27
Displacement (cc/ci)  1304 / 79.6
Compression Ratio  9.5:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
US Miles Per Gallon (Combined)  42
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  5
Overdrive  Yes
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Reverse  No
Heel Toe Shifter  Standard
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Tube / Tubeless  Tubeless
Front Tire Width  130
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Tire Speed Rating  67H
Front Wheel Diameter  16
Rear Tire Width  170
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Rear Tire Speed Rating  75H
Rear Wheel Diameter  16
Front Tire (Full Spec)  130/90-16M/C 67H
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  170/70B-16M/C 75H
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Dual Hydraulic Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.7 / 298
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  11.7 / 298
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.6 / 41
Front Travel (in/mm)  5.3 / 134.6
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  4.3 / 109
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Material  Steel
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  8.17
Width (in/mm)  38.6 / 980.4
Height (in/mm)  43.9 / 1115.1
Wheelbase (in/mm)  66.5 / 1689.1
Length (ft/ft)  8
Length (ft/in)  2
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  624 / 283
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  668 / 303
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  4.9 / 18.5
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.09
Seats:  
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  28.1 / 713.7
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Floor Board Location  Driver
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  Yes
Tank Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Cruiser
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2007
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Yamaha
Display Name  V Star 1300
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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Unbelievable
By Steve Le Gallez(Owner), May. 28, 2010
Eat your heart out Harley owners!

This is by far the best cruiser ever.

this is the thinking mans bike. it corners better than any other bike i have ever ridden, the power is scary. By the way i own a harley as well. Time to save money lads, why pay for a harley when you can get a much better ever... Read Full Review

 

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2009 Yamaha V-Star 1300 - The Best!
By rah(Owner), Jul. 14, 2011
In December 2010, I bought a 2009, V-Star 1300 (0 miles). I bought a 2009 because I wanted a white bike and 2009 was the only year they made them in white. This is my first Yamaha and I love it. The overall design is thoughtful and the bike is good-looking, clean, simple, user-friendly and comfor... Read Full Review

 

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Sweet Ride
By Jeff Shoemaker(Owner), Mar. 17, 2011
I just purchased a 2009 V Star 1300, (left over) (0) miles. With VH pipes and Mustang Seat installed, good to go. Just drove it 50 miles from bike shop home, what a sweet ride! Ton's of power, handles beautifully, the VH pipes growl a very pleasing note.. Fit and finish is outstanding and far bet... Read Full Review

 

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Best yet
By Mark Devantier(Owner), May. 28, 2009
After owning an XV1100, XVS1100 I now have the Vstar1300 and what a fantastic machine.



I have found it to be comfortable on a long ride (longest run to date is 1125miles in 2 days) and has very good economy also.



Plenty of torque through the range means it can take on everything the road can... Read Full Review

 

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Best yet
By Mark Devantier(Owner), May. 28, 2009
After owning an XV1100, XVS1100 I now have the Vstar1300 and what a fantastic machine.



I have found it to be comfortable on a long ride (longest run to date is 1125miles in 2 days) and has very good economy also.



Plenty of torque through the range means it can take on everything the road can... Read Full Review

 

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