Yamaha > Honda!
Close
    
    
Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: Yamaha > Honda!

  1. #1
    Senior Member DonBenito's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Tucson, AZ
    Posts
    976
    I just received the latest issue of Consumer Reports, and they included a brand new "MOTORCYCLES" section based on a reliability survey they conducted.



    Yamaha took first place for make with the fewest reported problems!



    Only 11% of Yamaha owners reported problems, compared to 14% of Honda owners. Kawasaki came in 2nd place with 13% of owners.



    Of course CR follows the chart with a lengthy disclaimer explaining why you can't trust the chart, but I say we chalk it up as a win!
    2011 TW200 - Sold - after 9700 miles and 1,000,000 smiles. So long Tee Dub!
    2012 KLR650
    - Sold
    2013 Tiger Explorer XC
    2014 CB500X - RRP L3

  2. #2
    Senior Member Point37's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Southcoast MAsshole
    Posts
    2,661



  3. #3
    Senior Member yz250f4ever's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Southern, CA (SO CAL)
    Posts
    315
    wooooooo! love yami
    ALEX-

    My Current Rides:

    DIRT:
    2013 yz450F (race bike)
    2011 Yz450F (practice bike)
    2008 Yz250F (full mod)
    2005 TTR125 (full mod Gf's bike)

    Street:
    2009 DRZ400SM (full mod)
    2009 qlink XF200 (sumo build)
    2007 SDG 140cc big bore (supermoto)
    Hidden Content Hidden Content Hidden Content

  4. Remove Advertisements
    TW200Forum.com
    Advertisements
     

  5. #4
    Senior Member FortPayne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Alabama
    Posts
    326
    I believe it, I read over on advrider and those guys swear by BMW and KTM. Nobody notices they break down in half the ride reports.

    Costs more than a used TDUB just to fix those bikes!
    Tenaciously Deviant Unwittingly Brilliant

  6. #5
    Senior Member SickPuppy76's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Glenville, NY The Vampire State
    Posts
    667
    Great info, thanks!
    "SickPuppy76"
    Greg from Glenville

    2014 TW200 rear Cyclerack with bag supports and Versapack saddlebags, upgraded foot pegs, Mad Dog seat cover
    2014 Nissan Pathfinder 4WD
    2005 Buick Rainier AWD
    2001 Bass Tracker Pro Team 185XT
    Old Town Trip10 Angler Kayak

  7. #6
    Member btrnrsntfl's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Central Missouri
    Posts
    78
    I do love the little TW, but when it comes time to ride on the highway, the choice between my wife's V Star 650 Classic and my Honda Shadow Aero 750 is quite clear. The Shadow has 38,000 miles on it, and the V Star has 2400.

    Her V Star gives me a backache almost immediately! Of course my Shadow is an '04 and the V Star is an '09, so the mileage thing is somewhat relative.

  8. #7
    Senior Member billmags's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Bayside NY
    Posts
    124
    My neighbor just traded in his 2011 R1200GS in frustration due to an oil leak at 7k miles. He got burned on the trade, I told him to have it fixed. He got another BMW- as if that makes any sense.
    -Bill

    Kawi ZRX1200
    Yamaha TW Two Hundirt

Sponosred Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Here's a new one - the Honda Grom
    By TW-Brian in forum Off-Topic
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 11-29-2015, 09:16 AM
  2. Honda CT 110
    By Hobopoet in forum Off-Topic
    Replies: 25
    Last Post: 06-08-2011, 12:34 AM
  3. Honda CB125S
    By dhoenisch in forum Off-Topic
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 02-03-2011, 08:00 PM
  4. Honda ST1300
    By thumper in forum Off-Topic
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 01-09-2011, 04:17 PM
  5. New CBR 250R from Honda!!!
    By kj7687 in forum Off-Topic
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 11-21-2010, 01:44 AM

Search tags for this page

yamaha tw200 reliability issues

Click on a term to search for related topics.