November 26, 2015: Yamaha Crux is one of the oldest motorcycle in the company’s portfolio that was born under the stable of well-known Japanese manufacturer more than a decade ago. The bike is built on a pure utility bike concept, that aims especially at rural areas where the daily commuting is not the only task. The machine assures durability with a longer engine and body life that make it one of the most authentic commuter motorcycles of the country. It gets its power from 106cc, four-stroke, air-cooled engine that generates 7.5bhp of power and 7.5Nm of torque. It is available in two colors: Maroon and Black and priced at Rs. 39,667 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
4 Stroke, Air-Cooled Single Cylinder
|85 Kmpl||7.5 bhp @ 7500 rpm|
Yamaha Crux is the oldest bike from the company’s portfolio that was launched more than a decade ago to serve common masses and rural population of India. Since its inception, the bike has shown some satisfactory sales numbers to the company, just because of it, the manufacturer does not stop its production. The bike not only proves itself as a superior performer in daily commuting but also offers a commendable fuel economy.
The machine is powered by 106cc, air-cooled, four-stroke engine that comes mated to a 4-speed transmission system. The mill develops a maximum power of 7.5bhp at 7500 rpm along with a peak torque of 7.5Nm at 6000 rpm. The motor delivers a commendable fuel economy of 60kmpl and gives a premium performance which is pretty good for daily commutes. It runs on 2.50 x 18" 4PR front and 2.75 x 18" 6PR rear tyres that come mounted over durable spoke wheels. The braking duties are carried out with the help of 130mm drum brakes equipped at both, front and rear ends, that offer a good grip on the road. The suspension system of the bike includes telescopic forks up front and swing arm with spring aided shock absorbers at the rear.
The motorcycle has a plain and simple body dynamics just like any other utility bike. The front profile of the bike comes with a rounded headlamp along with a chromed fender that give it a tough appearance. The fuel tank is neatly crafted which can store 11 liters of fuel and offers a smooth riding position to the rider. Furthermore, it has a long comfortable seat that ensures easy and stress-free commuting. Besides this, it is provided with chrome plated sleek silencer that enhance the beauty of the bike. Coming to the rear, it is fitted with an elegant tail lamp. Apart from this, its instrument cluster is old-fashioned that includes an analogue speedometer, odometer and fuel gauge. Yamaha Crux has an overall body dimension of 2000 mm in length, 735 mm in width and 1075 mm in height. It has a wheelbase and minimum ground clearance of 1260 mm and 160 mm respectively that ensures good handling and stability.
Yamaha Crux comes with a basic and plain body dynamics that suits well to its multipurpose commuter bike image. The front fascia of the bike is equipped with a rounded headlamp that is fitted in a chromed casing. Its front fender also furnished in a fully chromed finish that further improves its aesthetics. It has neatly crafted fuel tank that offers a good riding posture to the rider. Furthermore, its side panels and fuel tank gets decent colors and attractive graphics that enhances the beauty of the bike. The bike has smooth and long comfortable seat that offers optimum comfort to the rider as well as pillion. Besides this, it comes with a plain black colored grab rail which has been mounted at the rear end and gives safety to the pillion. It is also provided with an exhaust system which comes coated in chrome and looks stylish. Talking about the rear, it is equipped with a stylish rectangular taillamp with rounded corners and turn blinkers.
The body dimensions of the bike are 2000 mm in length, 735 mm in width and 1075 mm in height with a wheelbase of 1260 mm. It has a minimum ground clearance of 160 mm that offers good stability around the corners. It comes with an 11-liter fuel tank that offers it a good range after refuelling. Its total kerb weight is just 113kg that makes it easy to ride and handy motorcycle. It also features a maintenance free battery that reduce the maintenance costs. Its instrument cluster gets a traditional touch that consists of an analogue speedometer, odometer and fuel gauge.
Yamaha Crux is propelled by a 106cc, four-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve engine that comes coupled a traditional 4-speed constant mesh gearbox. The mill churns out a whopping power of 7.5bhp at 7500 rpm along with an earth shattering torque of 7.5Nm at 6000 rpm. The bike has a kick start as the only mode of starting and uses CDI ignition system for easy and effortless starting. The motor has a compression ratio of 9.0:1 along with a power-oriented bore x stroke ratio of 49 mm x 56 mm. With this configuration, the bike hits a top speed of 93 kmph and also returns a decent mileage of 60 kmpl.
Yamaha Crux runs on 2.50 x 18" 4PR front and 2.75 x 18" 6PR rear sticky tyres that are fitted over robust and durable spoke wheels. The braking system becomes more responsive reliable 130mm drum brakes fitted at the both, front and rear ends. It offers a comfortable and smooth ride as it comes with a sound suspension system that comprises of telescopic forks up front and swing arm with spring aided shock absorbers at the rear.
Yamaha Crux has equipped with a powerful 12V-35/35W multi-reflector headlight that offers a proper vision at nights. Furthermore, the twin rear view mirrors cut down the chance of any mishap by alerting the rider of his surroundings. These couple of features makes it a true and trustworthy companion particularly in rural areas and for those who prefer multi-tasking more than just daily commuting.
Suitable for Multi-Purpose Use
Basic Body Design
Lacks of Tubeless Tyres
I brought it 6 years ago. It is a second hand bike but still the quality of engine is priceless. from these five years i have never experienced any kind of trouble using the motorbike except from troubles due to age of the bike . in fact the bike never cheated me in five years. Crux gives amazing mileage of 70kmpl above 60kmpl is guaranteed by me.The bike is weightless and can be handled easily . Height sho...
Yamaha Crux is one of the oldest bite from Yamaha and it has its own best features with its lowest price, good quality and good features.It has 11 leaters fuel capacity and when we put in reserve it can hold 2 liters for backup:) and one more feature is so attractive is that it has speedometer which is analogue,Its will blink when fuel is low which is very useful when we travel to long distances:). Bike is ...
I am using last four years this bike is very better. This bike gives more then 70KM/ 1 litre now. Also very comfortable for driving and sitting. We can sit three members in this bike. Bike is very pick up for weight and travelling. I am used four bikes until now. But, I say good bike is Yamaha Crux. Best two wheeler in market I recommend Yamaha Crux. Engine works as properly good. Every youth must have Yama...
This is my first bike and I have been riding this bike for last 3 years. I am sharing my views regarding this bike, it might be helpful for anyone who wants to purchase this bike. The overall performance of this bike is nice. Even Though in this price range you cannot expect more than this. Look wise not very attractive but simple looks. Suitable for every age group. The engine equipped in this bike is su...
I'm proud to be the owner of yamaha crux.i was riding this vehicle from past 7 years.Earlier I used to get an avg of 55kmpl but after several regular servicing it is constantly giving 63kmpl and handling is gud. Bike looks strong with all metal body but it doesn't hav gr8 luks so I changed handle to a modified hayabusa handle now it looks great.Coming to engine initial pick up, We can start the bike...
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