|Air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve||8.18 Bhp @ 7000 rpm||98 kmph||60 kmpl||112 kg||1,45,000 (Drum Brake)
1,52,000 (Disk Brake)
|Engine type||Air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve|
|Maximum Power||8.18 Bhp @ 7000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||10.1 Nm @ 4500 rpm|
|No. of Cylinders||1|
|No. of Gears||r|
|Starting system||Electric Start|
|Bore X Stroke||52.4 mm X 57.9 mm|
|Kerb Weight||112 kg|
|Seat Height||805 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||7.6 litres|
|No. of Seats||2|
|Front Suspension||Telescopic Fork|
|Rear Suspension||Swing Arm|
|Front Brake||Drum 130mm dia|
|Rear Brake||Drum 130mm dia|
|Headlight Type||Halogen bulb 12V,35/35W×1|
|Low Fuel Indicator||✓|
|Low Oil Indicator||✓|
|Top Speed||98 kmph|
|Mileage (City)||55 kmpl|
|Mileage (Highway)||65 kmpl|
|Mileage (City & highway)||60 kmpl|
|Dashing White||Victory Red||Glory Green||Matt Green|
|Brave Black||Majestic Red||Bold Blue|
Yamaha Saluto 125 Review
Yamaha is one of few most trustworthy brand of motorcycle throughout the world which used to provide motorcycles in different countries in the world since long. Among them, Bangladesh is one of them where Yamaha already gained trust from the people by providing best quality motorcycles. There are plenty of category motorcycles are available in the market but Yamaha always wants to offer customers something better. Due to that within short time, they used to update the products or introduced new one. They have still different category motorcycles available in Bangladesh where some of them are sports and some are standard category.
Within reasonable price, they have Yamaha Saluto 125 which is available in market which is basically one of the best competitor of Bajaj Discover, Hero Glamour and some TVS motorcycles by considering the configurations. Though, the price of this motorcycle is comparatively higher than rest motorcycles of same segment in Bangladesh but considering the brand value and reliability, it would not much higher.
Yamaha Saluto 125 is currently available in two different category where one of the has front hydraulic brake and rest one has only drum brake on both portion.
Design & looks: As a standard motorcycle, Yamaha Saluto is designed well and comparatively better than rest which is also a bit sporty. High quality and better designed headlight gives a stylish looks to the bike which seems not flat as rest 125 cc commuters. However, the silencer pipe is tinted black and amazing graphics makes it attractive to the peoples. However, considering all 125 cc bikes in Bangladesh, it would be one of the good choice for riders and most of the people would like this.
Engine performance: As like the other available bikes of Yamaha, Saluto 125 has a powerful engine which consists of four stroke, SOHC and two valve engine. Air cooling system is the common method of commuter bike. However, this 125 cc engine can produce 8.20 Bhp maximum power along with 10.10 Nm maximum torque. Besides, the bore of the bike is 52.3 mm and stroke is 57.9 mm. Though, most of 125 cc bikes possesses five speed gearbox but this bike has four.
Dimensions & seating position: By considering the dimension, Yamaha Saluto is a bit larger and aggressive motorcycle than others and so, riders would take it for their first choice. The length 2035 mm, width 700 mm and height of the bike is 1080 mm respectively. However, the seating position of the bike is 805 mm which is comparatively higher. So, due to seat height, short people would face problem to ride it. The ground clearance is a bit better with 180 mm which helps to protect engine from obstacles like speed breakers and some others. Besides, the weight of the bike is 112 kg which is bit low than most of the motorcycles but can easily handle due to lightweight.
Suspension & Brakes: Suspensions and braking system of the bike are good no doubt. As like others, Yamaha used telescopic suspension for the front wheel and for rear updated swing arm suspension is used. Due to the standard category bike, Yamaha does not used mono suspension but due to swing arm, rider and pillion used to feel great comfort. In Saluti 125 Disc, front brake consists of disc and for Saluto 125 drum, front brake consists of drum. Rear brake of this both bikes are drum.
Mileage: Mileage of the bike is good enough which can provide 60 km mileage average. It can also provide more than 65 km mileage on the highway if riders can maintain the speed of the bike carefully. Besides, mileage is mostly depend on the riders how he drives. So, with proper care, motorcycle can provide best mileage.
Instrument Panel & Features: Instrument panel of the bike is almost digital and update quality. It consists of speedometer and tachometer. Besides, the headlight of the motorcycle is quite bigger and can provide better service at night. However, better quality indicators, tail lamp and trun lamp are also added to the update features.
Colors & Price: According to the latest update of Yamaha, Saluto 125 Disc price is BDT 1,52,000 and Saluto 125 Drum price is BDT 1,45,000. There are total seven colors are available of this motorcycle in Bangladesh named Bold Blue, Majestic Red, Brave Black, Matt Green, Glory Green, Victory Red and Dashing White.