2020 Yamaha TW200

Fat-tire dual sport fun for under $5,000.

2020 Yamaha TW200
2020 Yamaha TW200Yamaha

Interested in whipping down the streets only to take a last-minute detour down a beaten path—oh, and do it on the cheap? Then Yamaha’s TW200 dual sport motorcycle is a machine that should be on your radar with its $4,599 price, counterbalanced air-cooled four-stroke engine, and thick rubber. Bounding from pothole to washout, the TW200’s compact chassis and long-travel suspension make it fit for either terrain.

2020 Yamaha TW200
2020 Yamaha TW200Yamaha

2020 Yamaha TW200 Reviews, Comparisons, And Competition

The TW200 has long been a budget-friendly model and in the past we claimed that “If hitting the trails around your campsite on the weekends and short city hops during the week sound to you like an ideal combination, the TW could be just what you need.”

Team Blue sees some competition from the other Japanese manufacturers’ dual sport offerings. Honda with its 2020 CRF250L/Rally, Kawasaki with its KLX230, and Suzuki with its DR200S.

2020 Yamaha TW200
2020 Yamaha TW200Yamaha

Yamaha TW200 Updates For 2020

Yamaha did not announce any major changes to its 199cc dual-sport model. You will find that it still comes in Sandy Beige for the low price of $4,599.

2020 Yamaha TW200 Claimed Specifications

Price $4,599
Engine Air-cooled SOHC four-stroke
Displacement 196cc
Bore x Stroke 67.0 x 55.7mm
Horsepower N/A
Torque N/A
Transmission 5-speed
Final Drive Chain
Seat Height 31.1 in.
Rake 25.8°
Trail 3.4 in.
Front Suspension Telescopic fork; 6.3-in. travel
Rear Suspension Single shock; 5.9-in. travel
Front Tire 130/80-18
Rear Tire 180/80-14
Wheelbase 52.2 in.
Fuel Capacity 1.8 gal.
Claimed Wet Weight 278 lb.