2017 YFZ50


The entry level YFZ50 offers the fun, excitement and adventure of the great outdoors to young riders ages 6 years and up. The 49.4cc engine, fully automatic CVT transmission, throttle limiter and tether switch are fantastic features to ensure a safe and enjoyable start to off-road fun, while looking just like the big YFZ450R.

Dealer #: 6249



  • Air-cooled, 49.4 cc, SOHC, 2-valve, 4-stroke powerplant produces smooth, reliable, novice friendly power.
    • easy to use, linear power delivery makes learning to ride fun & easy
    • air cooling for simplicity & reduced maintenance
  • Push-button electric starting backed up by an auxiliary manual kick starter.
    • electric starting makes learning to ride more fun
  • Single overhead camshaft (SOHC), 2-valve design
    • basic 1- intake valve & 1- exhaust valve cylinder head design
    • utilizes conventional rocker arms & screw-type tappet adjusters for easier maintenance
  • Mikuni VM12 carburetor.
    • crisp throttle response with good fuel economy
    • easy access handle bar mounted choke lever
  • Fully automatic CVT transmission.
    • automatic clutch and no gears to shift allows young riders to concentrate on developing riding skills
    • fully automatic CV transmission means gas it & go performance; it is that easy
  • Maintenance-free capacitor discharge ignition (CDI).
    • produces a strong spark for fast starts
    • provides precise ignition timing / mapping for optimum engine performance at all rpms
  • Easy access, no tools required washable foam air filter
    • reduces maintenance costs … re-usable design
  • Spark arrestor & catalyzer equipped exhaust system
    • quiet design
    • “cleanable” spark arrestor prevents stray sparks from exiting the exhaust
    • heat shield protects young riders from hot components


  • Rugged round tube, steel frame.
    • compact design provides nimble, responsive handling
    • low seat height makes getting on & off easy
  • Single I-arm front suspension.
    • 60 mm (2.4″) front wheel travel
    • grease fitting on selected components
  • Single shock rear suspension.
    • 51 mm (2″) rear wheel travel
  • Dual front drum brakes.
    • independent (separate) front & rear braking for enhanced control & terrain-ability
    • hand-operated brake levers are similar to those used on a bicycle for easy familiarity
  • Single drum rear brake with handle bar mounted lever style parking brake.
    • consistent braking performance
    • parking brake prevents machine from moving when idling or when parked on uneven surfaces
  • Rugged steel rims fitted with 16″ tires.
    • steel rims provide excellent durability & traction
    • tire design enhances steering precision, ride comfort & traction
  • 5.6 litre fuel tank.
    • on – off – reserve petcock helps to prevent running out of gas
    • reserve portion of tank is 0.7 litres
  • Rugged & roomy floorboards.
    • excellent rider foot protection
    • helps reduce mud & water splash
  • Aggressive styling.
    • aggressive, sporty styling & high fenders are inspired by the mighty YFZ450R.
  • Low maintenance, sealed battery (battery should be charged during extended storage).
    • battery is sealed… no need to check electrolyte levels or add distilled water


  • Keyed ignition lets parents control use
  • Adjustable speed limiter screw on throttle housing restricts throttle lever movement to reduce acceleration & top speed.
  • 2-stage rpm limiter device limits engine rpm. As skills improve, the limiter can be removed & maximum engine rpm will increase from 5,200 rpm to 7,400 rpm making a significant difference in power & performance.
  • Power cut-off tether switch with lanyard allows parent or adult supervisor to walk beside the unit while a novice is learning & stop the engine if required

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