2016 Yamaha TMAX





The Sportbike of Scooters

The TMAX is the ultimate Sport Scooter with a 530cc liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, DOHC twin-cylinder engine is fuel efficient while producing awesome acceleration and power for fun rides, commuting or highway riding.

Top Features
  • Potent Twin-Cylinder Power: Powerful 530cc liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, DOHC twin-cylinder engine is fuel efficient while producing excellent acceleration and power for fun rides, commuting or highway riding.
  • Fully Automatic Transmission: Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) makes operating the TMAX a snap without the need to use a hand clutch or shift gears.
  • Cutting Edge Styling: Aggressive LED headlights, front cowl, front fender, mirrors and instrument panel add to the appeal of the TMAX giving the machine a sporty and stylish modern appearance.
  • Sportbike Level Suspension and Brakes: Advanced upside-down 41mm front fork provides excellent suspension while adding to the sporty look while radial-mount front brake calipers contribute to the excellent performance of the front braking system.
  • Modern Wireless Convenience: A Smartkey system makes turning the TMAX off-and-on as easy as pushing a button, while the Smartkey also operates the seat and handlebar lock mechanisms with the push of a button. A conveniently placed 12V outlet is also standard for charging needs.
Engine Features
  • Potent Twin-Cylinder Power: The 530cc twin-cylinder engine has a linear power feel that pulls through the rpm range delivering excellent acceleration and a sporty ride experience. Yamaha’s advanced fuel injection system also ensures smooth and refined engine management, too.
  • Fully Automatic Transmission: There is no need to use a clutch or shift gears with the durable and reliable continuously variable transmission (CVT) and that makes riding the TMAX fun and convenient.
  • Minimized Servicing Needs: The TMAX is built to be ridden, with an industry-leading 26,600-mile valve clearance inspection intervals. A convenient oil change monitoring system lets the rider know when to change the oil, and a belt final drive requires no messy cleaning or oiling.
  • High-Tech Aluminum Frame: A CF die-cast aluminum frame is both strong and rigid while helping to reduce overall weight and improving the handling characteristics of the TMAX. Additionally, the swingarm is aluminum helping to reduce weight.
  • Sportbike-Style Inverted Fork: The all-new 41mm upside-down front fork reduces unsprung weight and is both functional and stylish. The fork provides 4.7” of wheel travel to smooth out the bumps on city streets and highways.
  • Compact Rear Shock Design: A mid-ship horizontally positioned rear shock offers 4.6” of wheel travel for added rider and passenger comfort while keeping the center of gravity low to improve handling.
  • Powerful Radially Mounted Brakes: Radial-mount, 4-piston front brake calipers are coupled with two big 267mm floating mount-type brake discs and add to the sporty, cool styling of the TMAX. Braking performance is excellent with very good rider feel.
  • High Traction Wheels and Tires: Wide radial 15-inch tires front and rear offer both excellent grip and comfort.
  • Extensive On-Board Storage: A large under-seat storage space will securely store a full face helmet or groceries.
  • Adjustable Windscreen: Two-level adjustable windscreen for variable windscreen heights, to suit a wide range of riders.
Additional Features
  • Advanced LED Lighting: Bright twin-beam LED headlights offer excellent visibility and are incorporated into the front cowl and add to the very sporty appearance of the TMAX.
  • Stylish, Functional Instrumentation: A sporty instrument panel uses round analog dials for both speedometer and tachometer, with a slick black background featuring red accents for excellent visibility and style.
  • Hands-Free Smartkey System: The Smartkey system allows the rider to keep the key fob in their pocket while maintaining the ability to start and turn off the engine without the need to use a standard key switch. Additionally, the Smartkey allows the rider to operate the steering lock, seat lock release and electrics cut-off with the push of a button located in the center of the inner panel.
  • Engine Type: 530cc liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC inline twin-cylinder; 4 valves/cylinder
  • Bore x Stroke: 68.0mm x 73.0mm
  • Compression Ratio: 10.9:1
  • Fuel Delivery: Fuel injection
  • Ignition: Digital TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
  • Transmission: V-Belt automatic
  • Final Drive: Belt
  • Suspension / Front: 41mm upside-down telescopic forks; 4.7-in travel
  • Suspension / Rear: Mid-ship, horizontal-positioned rear shock; 4.6-in travel
  • Brakes / Front: 267mm hydraulic dual disc brake
  • Brakes / Rear: 282mm hydraulic disc
  • Tires / Front: 120/70-15
  • Tires / Rear: 160/60-15
  • L x W x H: 86.6 in. x 30.5 in. x 55.9 - 58.1 in.
  • Seat Height: 31.5 in.
  • Wheelbase: 62.2 in.
  • Rake (Caster Angle): 25.0 deg.
  • Trail: 3.6 in.
  • Maximum Ground Clearance: n/a
  • Fuel Capacity: 4.0 gal.
  • Fuel Economy: 46 mpg
  • Wet Weight: 485 lb.
  • Warranty: 1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)
Fuel economy estimates are based on US EPA exhaust emission certification data obtained by Yamaha. Your actual mileage will vary depending on road conditions, how you ride and maintain your vehicle, accessories, cargo and operator/passenger weight. Wet weight includes the vehicle with all standard equipment and all fluids, including oil, coolant (as applicable) and a full tank of fuel. It does not include the weight of options or accessories. Wet weight is useful in making real-world comparisons with other models.



Engine Type
4-stroke, DOHC inline twin-cylinder; 4 valves/cylinder
Bore and Stroke
68.0mm x 73.0mm
Compression Ratio
Fuel System
Fuel injection
Digital TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition


V-Belt automatic
Drive System


Front Suspension
41mm upside-down telescopic forks; 4.7-in travel
Front Brakes
267mm hydraulic dual disc brake
Front Tire
Rear Suspension
Mid-ship, horizontal-positioned rear shock; 4.6-in travel
Rear Brakes
282mm hydraulic disc
Rear Tire
Under-seat storage for a full-face helmet or groceries


Curb Weight
485 lb.
Seat Height
31.5 in.
62.2 in.
Fuel Capacity
4.0 gal.


Platinum Gray
1 Year (Limited Factory Warranty)

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