2001 Yamaha V-Star 650 Custom Review

2001 Yamaha V-Star 650 Custom from United States of America

Model year2001
Year of manufacture2001
First year of ownership2009
Most recent year of ownership2009
Acceleration marks 10 / 10
Roll-on Performance marks 8 / 10
Handling marks 9 / 10
Braking marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.5 / 10
Distance when acquired8346 miles
Most recent distance8529 miles
Previous motorcycleHonda CB350

Summary:

Can't beat it for the price

Faults:

Nothing.

General Comments:

Clutch doesn't engage until almost all the way out.

Would you buy another motorcycle from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 11th July, 2009

17th Apr 2010, 16:17

Great little bike, but I do have problems starting on hills. Called Yamaha about this, and all they say is that all the V-Star 650's are like that.

Average review marks: 8.5 / 10, based on 1 review