Yamaha Mio M3 125 Review
Yamaha, a household name in the Asian market, has been in the line of two-wheeler manufacturing for more than 5 decades. From motorcycles to scooters to bicycles, Yamaha Motors has been the pioneer in automobile industries for centuries. Their high quality, affordable vehicles have been receiving accolades from users in western and Asian markets. Recently at the much talked about Indonesian Motorcycle Show, Yamaha unveiled its highly anticipated shooter – M3 Mio 125. The latest scooter from Yamaha is a breakthrough in the segment of two-wheelers. Its cutting-edge BlueCore technology, innovative features, and significant fuel technology, has already wowed its lovers. The striking new design on the M3 along with vibrant colors is sure to make head turns on the road.
When is comes to design, Yamaha's design engineers has left no stone unturned in the M3 Mio 125. The scooter boasts a distinctive, futuristic design unlike any other scooters in its segment. Yamaha has kept its new scooter featherweight with its overall weight measuring merely 92 Kg and overall dimensions measure 1870 mm X 685 mm X 1035 mm (L X W X H). The seat height of the scooter is also strategically kept at 750 mm that is easily compatible to the riders of varied height. Yamaha's latest scooter is not just topping the charts for its sleek and modern design but also for all the advanced features, which is integrated into it. Keeping in trends with the social media, Yamaha has launched the new scooter in vibrant colors with peppy names -Mention Black, Trending Yellow, Hashtag Brown, Selfie Red, Chat White and Tweet Magenta.
Engine, Economy & Performance:
Mio M3 125 is equipped with a 4 stroke SOHC, 125cc engine which is capable of delivering a significant power output of 7.0 kW at 8000 rpm and peak torque of 9.6 Nm at 5500 rpm. The manufacturer has installed a 4.2 litres fuel tank which is similar to most of its competitors in the segment. Yamaha has focused on improving the fuel efficiency of its scooters and with Blue Tech Technology the manufacturer has been successfully done the same, as the M3 delivers a mileage ranging between 55- 60 kmpl. Considering the acceleration, one can clock 0-60 kmph mark in a time span of 9-10 seconds.
Yamaha undoubtedly manufactures high performance and handling vehicles to provide enormous ride quality. Its single step seat is on appropriate height which makes the rider to ride with perfect posture. For the gripping and handling Japanese manufacturers has provided decent tire size of 70/90-14M/C 34P at the front and 80/90-14M/C 40P at the rear of the scooter to provide nice gripped on the different type of terrains. The brand has also fitted telescopic fork at the front end of the suspension and unit swing at the rear portion to enhance the ride even on the rough roads.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous:
Concerning about the braking efficiency, the Yamaha has inserted single disc brake at the front and simple drum brake at the rear portion. At the time of harsh braking, the brakes work efficiently without dis-balancing the rider. From Eco-indicator similar to modern cars to Smart Lock System along with Multifunction Key, Smart Side Stand Switch, and spacious luggage capacity – all make the M3 Mio 125 a great ride.
Yamaha is now focusing on the non-gear commuters segment by introducing new technology for improved fuel-economy. This highly practical and stylish Yamaha Mio 125 is a perfect package to opt and counts in a high-level daily commuters segment.