2009 Hyosung Aquila GV650

Summary:

As it stands now, it is not safe to drive

Faults:

Tires wore prematurely as a new bike.

Gas tank: Definitely a problem with this bike. It is 2 years old and has serious issues. Leaks around the seam and small pin holes. There have been 5 riders in the last month with the same problem at the same dealership. This is a safety hazard and needs to be addressed by Hyosung. Replacing it with a new tank is a short fix, because the same problem will occur. This is a manufacturing fault! Do some riders and or technicians have to get seriously injured when this problem causes a fire, for Hyosung to do something!

General Comments:

I like my GV650, but I'm afraid that if the tank problem does not become a recall, then I will not buy another Hyosung product.

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 19th August, 2012

7th Oct 2013, 09:51

I've had my GV 650 for 2 and a half years now, and the only issue I have had is it can be a bit sticky going from first to second gear. Never heard of any issue with leaking tanks, even in all the other reviews I have read.

Love this bike.

2007 Hyosung Aquila GV650

Summary:

Best buy for money and reliability - great looks

Faults:

Vacuum fuel valve replaced (warranty).

Battery replaced (warranty).

Speed computer replaced (warranty).

General Comments:

For the size fast.

Excellent brakes.

Super maneuverability.

Excellent centre of gravity.

Best motorcycle I've had in 43 years, and this is number 18.

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 14th November, 2009

2007 Hyosung Aquila GV650

Summary:

Love the ride, but hate the service support

Faults:

Brakes are completely shot after only 3800 km total (bought new).

General Comments:

After only 3800 total km and only 2000 km after the initial 1600 (first service) km inspection, the brake pads are completely gone and the rotor disc so damaged it needs replacing. The dealer was unsympathetic and declared I was riding the brakes. I know I don't, and was stunned at how quickly and badly the brakes wore through. I cruise and don't race, and have been extremely careful with the ride.

I love the bike and the ride, but if I have to replace brakes after every 3800 km, I am ditching it.

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 12th June, 2009