2009 Yamaha PW50

Features and Specifications

Aug. 28, 2008 By Rick Sieman

2009 Yamaha PW50


2009 Yamaha PW50

* Fully automatic transmission means no shifting required; the PW50 is a total twist-and-go package.
* Torque-tuned, spunky little 49cc two-stroke is built to thrill without intimidating beginners.
* A seat only 19.1 inches high makes this one for the littlest rider.
* An adjustable throttle stop screw lets the adult in charge gradually increase speed as skills improve.
* Shaft final drive makes chain maintenance a thing of the past.


* 49cc air-cooled case-reed–inducted two-stroke single is tuned to deliver predictable power that gently eases the new rider up the off-road learning curve.
* Single-speed automatic transmission means the rider simply twists the throttle and goes, allowing him/her to concentrate on the ride ahead.
* Class-exclusive shaft drive system is virtually maintenance-free and comes fully enclosed for added durability.
* Exclusive autolube oil injection system eliminates the need for fuel/oil premixing.
* 19.1-inch seat height allows most kids to put both feet down for handling-enhancing and added confidence.
* 22mm telescopic front fork with 2.4 inches of travel.
* Mag-style wheels mean there’s no need to tighten or replace spokes.
* Dual rear shocks with 2.0 inches of travel.
* Front and rear drum brakes.
* 10-inch front and rear knobby tires.
* Quiet exhaust pipe, complete with removable baffle, is routed away from the rider.
* Rear fender, seat and side panel unit removes quickly for ease of maintenance.


* A thick seat cushions the trail’s blows and allows maximum rider movement.
* Team Yamaha-inspired colors, graphics and front and side number plates create styling just like the bigger off-roaders.
* Large, folding footpegs with rubber grips provide excellent footing.
* Standard centerstand for added convenience.
* An adjustable throttle stop screw lets the adult in charge gradually increase speed as skills improve.


$1,199 (Team Yamaha Blue/White) Available from August 2008


Engine Type
49cc air-cooled 2-stroke; reed-valve inducted
Bore x Stroke - 40.0mm x 39.2mm
Compression Ratio - 6.0:1
Carburetion - VM12
Ignition - CDI
Transmission - Wet centrifugal automatic
Final Drive - Shaft
Suspension/Front - Telescopic fork; 2.4-in travel
Suspension/Rear - Unit swingarm; 2.0-in travel
Brakes/Front - Drum
Brakes/Rear - Drum
Tires/Front - 2.50-10-4PR
Tires/Rear - 2.50-10-4PR
Length - 49.0 in
Width - 22.6 in
Height - 28.1 in
Seat Height - 19.1 in
Wheelbase - 33.7 in
Ground Clearance - 4.1 in
Fuel Capacity - .53 gal
Wet Weight - 85 lb
90 Day (Limited Factory Warranty)

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