YAMAHA XMAX (YP300) - OWNER REVIEWS



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2018 YAMAHA XMAX 300
Milage: 0 - 1000 miles
Likes: Fit, finish, wheel size, ride, ABS, traction control, seat, gas milage
Dislikes:
Handlebar in standard mount, seat height

Review:A truly luxurious scooter. Comes with an immobilizer, ABS, TCS, great computer that features oil change and v-belt lights.

Rigid frame in turns, firm ride. Good power and handling. Nice dash.

The best 300cc scooter in the class. Yamaha has set the standard for 300cc scooters in the US. Bought the first one in CO. Dealer support is great!



2018 YAMAHA XMAX 300
Milage: 1000 - 5000 miles
Likes: Power, wind protection, comfort, style, fuel economy
Dislikes:
No 12V outlet under seat

Review:First scooter I have owned after several motorcycles.

The XMAX 300 has enough power to keep up in any traffic situation other than a muscle car drag race. I live in Tennessee 250 miles from one of the greatest motorcycle roads in America: U.S 129 Deals Gap. Having conquered the Dragon on everything from a Goldwing to a DRZ400s I had to go tempt fate 1 more time. After my break in mileage, I packed my camping gear and headed east into the mountains averaging 70mpg for the duration of the 850 miles.

Cook stove, hammock, sleeping bag, coffee maker in tow, everything except sleeping bag under the seat the XMAX never failed me in the mountains. I had to try and make the scooter scrape the ground and was only successful on the left side once. My rear chicken strips are non existent and the front only have a very 1/8 inch lines remain untouched.

I am obviously happy with the XMAX 300 on acceleration and cornering. Let's discuss the ABS and traction control, the ABS allows the rear to lock for a fraction of a second before smoothly modulating and the front starts to modulate before lock up. The brakes feel solid and stop as expected even after torturing them on Deals Gap. The traction control has came on twice unexpectedly, once accelerating away from a stop into a parking lot I hit a wet paint line and felt it slip then recover quickly with lights flashing on the dash, the other event was gravel in the road over a rise and the light illuminated however I did not feel it.

The seat and controls are day long comfortable. I am 200lbs with gear and my camping gear is around 40lbs.”

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2018 YAMAHA XMAX 300
Milage: 0 - 1000 miles
Likes: Handling, TCS, ABS, value, suspension, LED head and tail lights, comfortable seat
Dislikes:
Seat height, key detection is oversensitive, lack of colors, lack of integrated turn signals in the US

Review:My first scooter purchase in 10 years. My last was a Suzuki Burgman 400. The XMAX is truly a trend setter scooter in 2018. Great features such as TCS, ABS, Keyless Ignition has set the standard for Scooter luxury.

Competitors include Vespa GTS, Kymco Xciting 400, and Honda Forza. Great rigid frame, handles well in turns. Great heated grips. Smooth riding, handles most potholes well. Larger front and rear wheels made me choose this scooter over the 2018 Burgman 400. Light weight, great handling in the city and on the highway.

I would describe this bike as a TMAX junior. The seating position is very upright and you feel like you're on an adventure touring scooter. Great storage that fits two full size XL Modular helmets. I am waiting to install the Givi SR2136 Monokey mount for Givi Top box which should be available in January 2018. So far I like the bike for riding around town. Bike works well with Tucano Urbano Leg Cover.


Satisfied with the purchase. The most advanced scooter sold in the US.”


2018 YAMAHA XMAX 300
Milage: 0 - 1000 miles
Likes: Pickup, comfort, handling, advanced safety features
Dislikes:
Stock tires not available in US. DOT stalks.

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