2009 Yamaha TMAX

  • Year: 2009
  • Color: Deep Blue, Cadmium Yellow
  • Location: MAUMEE, OH, US
  • Price: $5,999

Product description


Blurring the boundaries between scooter and motorcycle - a super sport automatic fuel-injected, liquid-cooled, four-valve per cylinder engine boasts, controlled-fill, die-cast aluminum frame, 43 mm front forks,4-piston caliper dual front disc brakes, and rear disc brake. Plus a multifunction instrumentation with speedometer and tachometer and radical sports styling and fuel economy up to an estimated 47 mpg with a fuel tank that holds 4 gallons.
Key FeaturesFuel-injected, liquid-cooled, four-valve-per-cylinder engine boasts forged pistons, carburized connecting rods, and ceramic-composite plated cylinders. The TMAX has a 11.0:1 compression ratio; upswept muffler canister; CF die-cast aluminum frame; 43mm front forks; 4-piston mono-block caliper dual front disc brakes; rear disc brake; aluminum die cast wheels with radial H-rated tires; fully featured multifunction instrumentation with speedometer and tachometer; and radical new sports styling; with those credentials, its no wonder TMAX is the Super Sport Scooter.
Horizontally positioned 499cc parallel twin, with reciprocating balancer, offers plenty of smooth power, enough for two-up touring at highway speeds. Configuration helps keep weight low in frame for mass centralization.
Luxury scooter appointments include a double glove box in the streamlined front apron, a position-adjustable operator backrest, a storage box under the seat spacious enough for a large full-face helmet, and the excellent wind and weather protection that comes from the TMAXs floorboard/ apron/windshield configuration.
Continuously variable transmission connects engine power to the wet multiplate centrifugal clutch via a durable double-cog-type rubber V-belt. Silent chain efficiently transfers power to the rear wheel. This proven system, combined with TMAXs ample power, gives a whole new meaningand adrenaline levelto twist-and-go throttle operation.
The TMAX achieves fuel economy up to an estimated 47 mpg* with a fuel tank that holds 4 gallons of gas.
Engine FeaturesDOHC, four-valve-per-cylinder, 499cc parallel twin, liquid-cooled engine is horizontally mounted and performance engineered with forged pistons, carburized connecting rods and ceramic composite plated cylinders for plenty of tractable power. Also includes a horizontally opposed reciprocating balancer for uncommon smoothness.
Lubrication is via a semi-dry-sump system with an oil cooler for longer engine life.
Continuously variable transmission connects engine power to the wet multiplate centrifugal clutch via a durable double-cog-type rubber V-belt. Pivot coaxial drive shaft is used, allowing use of a swingarm separate from the powerplant for excellent handling. Two-stage, adjustment-free silent chain system then transfers power to the rear wheel.
Muffler incorporates exhaust catalyst technology to reduce air pollution.
Fuel tank emission system includes a charcoal canister to control gasoline evaporation and reduce air pollution.
Chassis/Suspension FeaturesUsing technology proven in Yamahas sportbike line, TMAX has a lightweight, CF die-cast aluminum frame that provides rigidity and balance for superb handling.
Motorcycle-type telescopic front forks use beefy 43mm tubes.
15-inch cast aluminum wheels front and rear are fitted with radial tires for excellent, sporty handling.
Front double disk brakes with four-pod mono block calipers.
Pin-slide, one pod rear brake caliper with parking brake system.
Brake lever is adjustable for operator comfort.
Rear seat is hinged for easy opening. Underseat storage is spacious enough to store a large full-face helmet.
Additional FeaturesElectronic fuel-injection system provides sure starts and excellent performance in virtually all conditions and altitudes.
Bright, headlights and taillight take their styling cues from Yamaha sportbikes.
Engine SpecificationsType: 499cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke, forwardinclined
Bore x Stroke: 66.0 x 73.0 mm
Compression Ratio: 11:1
Fuel Delivery: Electronic fuel injection
Clutch Type: Wet, multiple-disc automatic centrifugal
Ignition: Digital TCI
Transmission: CVT double-cog V-belt auto
Final Drive: V-belt
Chassis SpecificationsSuspension/Front: 43mm telescopic forks
Suspension/Rear: Swingarm
Brakes/Front: 267mm disc
Brakes/Rear: 267mm disc
Tires/Front: 120/70-15 67H Radial
Tires/Rear: 160/60-15 67H Radial
DimensionsLength: 86.4 in
Width: 30.5 in
Height: 56.9 in
Seat Height: 31.5 in
Wheelbase: 62.2 in
Ground Clearance: 4.9 in
Fuel Capacity: 4.0 gal
Fuel Economy: 47 mpg
Wet Weight: 489 lb
OtherWarranty: 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Colors: Deep Blue, Cadmium Yellow
Price and specifications subject to change without notice. Please Read your Owner's Manual and all labels before operation.

Fuel economy estimates are based on US EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha. Your actual mileage will vary depending on road condition, how you ride, maintain your vehicle, accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight.

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