2012 Yamaha Venture Lite

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2012 Yamaha Venture Lite Specifications

Model Type  Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $9,499.00
Dealers  Yamaha Dealers
Warranty  12
Engine Brand Name  Genesis
Engine Type  Parallel Twin
Cylinders  2
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  80 / 59.7
Horsepower RPM  11000
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  10
Valves Per Cylinder  5
Valve Configuration  OHV
Bore (mm/in)  77 / 3.03
Stroke (mm/in)  53.6 / 2.11
Displacement (cc/ci)  499 / 30.4
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Turbocharged  No
Supercharged  No
Carburetion Brand  Keihin
Fuel Injector  Yes
Fuel Injector Size (mm)  43
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Kill Switch / Tether Cord  Standard
Emergency Engine Shut-Off  Standard
Transmission Type  Continuously Variable (CVT)
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Belt
Reverse  Yes
Hi / Low Range  No
Throttle Type  Thumb
Rear Brake Type  Hydraulic Disc
Front Suspension Type  Independent Double Wishbone
Front Travel (in/mm)  6.5 / 165.1
Front Stabilizer Bar  Yes
Adjustment Type  Spring Mounted Adjustment
Rear Travel (in/mm)  11.5 / 292.1
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  2
Rear Suspension Brand Name  ProComfort™
Rear Stabilizer Bar  No
Front Shock Absorber Brand  KYB
Front Shock Absorber Type  Hydraulic Shock With Gas Cell
Coil Over Shock  Yes
Rear Shock Absorber Brand  KYB
Rear Shock Absorber Type  Hydraulic Shock With Gas Cell
Center Shock Absorber Brand  KYB
Center Shock Absorber Type  Hydraulic Shock With Gas Cell
Steering Type  Manual
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  10.33
Width (in/mm)  47.8 / 1214.1
Height (in/mm)  54.3 / 1379.2
Maximum Ski Stance (in/mm)  42.7 / 1084.6
Minimum Ski Stance (in/mm)  42.7 / 1084.6
Length (ft/ft)  10
Length (ft/in)  4
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  593 / 269
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  8.7 / 32.9
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  0.84
Seat Type  Two-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Number Of Seats  2
Detachable Passenger Seat  Standard
Backrest Type  Detachable
Backrest Location  Passenger
Lumbar Adjustment  Yes
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Aluminum
Body Material  Plastic
Frame Brand  FX™
Floor Board Location  Driver and Passenger
Skid Resistant  Yes
Hand Grips  Standard
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  Yes
Brush Guard  No
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Clutch Guard  Yes
Snow Guard  Yes
Fuel Tank Cover  No
Handlebars  Standard
Handlebar Pads  Standard
Front Bumper  Standard
Rear Bumper  Standard
A-Arm Skid Plate (Front)  No
Wind Deflector  Standard
Passenger Foot Rests  Standard
Ski Material  Plastic
Ski Handle  Standard
Skag Material  Carbide
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Light
Multi-Lingual Instrumentation  Standard
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Generic Type (Primary)  Touring
Manufacturer Country  USA
Introduction Year  2007
Manufacturer Recommend Minimum Age  16
Parent Company  Yamaha
Display Name  Venture Lite
Drive Line:  
Track Brand  Camoplast Ripsaw™
Track Length (in/mm)  144 / 3657.6
Track Width (in/mm)  15 / 381
Lug Height (in/mm)  1.25 / 31.8
Number Of Tracks  1
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Folding  Yes
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  No
Heated  No
Height  High
Rear Rack  Standard
Rack Rails Location  Rear
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen
Heated Hand Grip Location  Driver
Adjustable  Yes
Power Outlet  Standard

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ice buildup
By Marty klayer(Owner), Mar. 17, 2014
Every time after riding, my husband has to get under it and remove ice build up from top of tunnel by muffler. If not removed track is locked and will not go forward or reverse. One possible solution would be to move muffler to rear of sled at least one foot. Also module under sled that allows the e... Read Full Review


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G violette
By Gilles(Owner), Dec. 13, 2016
Love the pull great to pop sled on top of the snow . However the downfall is the muffler ... if you get sticky snow or slush it jams and has to be removed I'm sure some kinda sheild should have been put in place to prevent this . Working on these sleds are a tad challenging even checking the oil see... Read Full Review


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