Yamaha - ATV - YFZ50


2018 ATV

Small in size, big in fun.

With its compact body, simple controls and automatic 49cc engine, the YFZ50 is the perfect way to start out. Built for children between 6 and 9, this mini ATV is ready to provide hours of family fun.

Safety comes first, and the YFZ50 has a range of features that give parents a high degree of control. Speed can be limited by the throttle screw and rev limiter switch – and a lanyard attached to a tether switch can cut the engine instantly.

Easy to use, fun to ride and simple to maintain, the Yamaha YFZ50 is the clear choice for responsible adults – and with its YFZ450R racer-inspired styling, this mini ATV has got to be at the top of every child’s wish list!


•  Compact, agile ATV for children aged 6 – 9 years
•  Simple to use, fun to ride and easy to maintain
•  The ideal introduction to ATV riding
•  Yamaha quality, reliability and back up
•  Throttle screw for parental speed adjustment
•  Switchable limiter restricts max engine speed
•  Lanyard with cut-out for total parental control
•  Sporty YFZ450R-inspired styling
•  Low-maintenance 49cc 4-stroke air-cooled engine
•  Smooth CVT automatic V-belt transmission
•  Handlebar-mounted brake levers
•  Electric start and removable kick-start


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Compact body with YFZ450R racer styling

The YFZ50 is equipped with a compact body that’s designed for riders between 6 and 9 years of age. Its flexible plastic panels have smooth edges for added safety, and the spacious riding position can accommodate children of different sizes. Styled just like the Yamaha YFZ450R racer, this is the stuff that dreams are made of!

Yamaha - ATV - YFZ50

Easy to use and fun to ride

Everything about the YFZ50 has been designed to make it easy to use and fun to ride. The handlebar-mounted brake levers operate in the same way as on a bicycle, making new riders feel instantly at home – and there’s an electric start for quick and easy starting. Featuring fully automatic CVT V-belt transmission, the YFZ50 really is child’s play!

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Parental control safety features

The YFZ50 has been designed to give parents total control over their child’s riding. A throttle limiter screw adjusts acceleration and top speed to suit every skill level, while an electronic limiter can be switched to restrict the engine rpm - and a lanyard attached to a tether switch enables parents to cut the engine instantly if required.

Yamaha - ATV - YFZ50

Low maintenance design

The YFZ50 is designed to provide hours of fun for all the family, and so we’ve made sure that it is easy to own and simple to maintain – even for those parents with no previous ATV experience. The automatic transmission means there’s no clutch to adjust, and the air filter can be inspected and cleaned without the need for tools. Just ride and enjoy!

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Reliable 49cc engine with automatic transmission

Driving this entry-level ATV is an air-cooled 49cc SOHC 4-stroke engine providing soft, reliable and controllable power - making this an ideal choice for young entry-level riders. Equipped with a low-maintenance CVT automatic V-belt transmission, this engine will deliver hour after hour of fun.

Yamaha - ATV - YFZ50

Easy to transport

Being just 1250mm long and 820mm wide, the compact YFZ50 will fit easily into a van, pick up and even the back of a touring type car, making it easy to transport to the practice track or field. A parking brake prevents it from moving when being transported, and a rear grab handle and front carry bar facilitates loading and unloading.

Technical specifications


Engine type
Single cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valves
Bore x stroke
39.0 mm x 41.4 mm
Compression ratio
8.5 : 1
Lubrication system
Wet sump
Fuel system
V12 x 1
Ignition system
Starter system
Electric and kick
Transmission system
V-Belt Automatic
Drive system
Final transmission


Front suspension system
Single A-arm, 60 mm wheel travel
Rear suspension system
Swingarm, 51 mm wheel travel
Front brake
Drum brake
Rear brake
Single mechanical drum
Front tyres
Rear tyres


Overall length
1,250 mm
Overall width
820 mm
Overall height
770 mm
Seat height
585 mm
Wheel base
830 mm
Minimum ground clearance
88 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank)
100 kg
Fuel tank capacity
5.8 L
Oil tank capacity
0.9 L