Buyers Guide 2016 Yamaha FJR1300ES | Buyer's Guide

2016 Yamaha FJR1300ES | Buyer’s Guide

2016 Yamaha FJR 1300 ES | Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide

2016 Yamaha FJR1300ES | Buyer's Guide
2016 Yamaha FJR1300ES

As the flagship of the Yamaha touring line, the new FJR1300ES features electronically adjustable suspension (though not active suspension) that has three spring preload settings and three damping settings, along with seven fine tuning adjustments for the damping.

ABS and linked braking add to safety, as do the new lean-angle sensitive LED headlights, which look into a turn. Like the standard FJR1300A, the 2016 FJR 1300 ES gets a new six-speed transmission and a new clutch (lighter pull, plus slipper action).

Traction control, cruise control, and two power modes make this an effective touring motorcycle that still has a focus on sport.

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2016 Yamaha FJR1300ES Specs:

  • Engine: DOHC liquid-cooled inline-4
  • Bore x stroke 79.0 x 66.2mm
  • Displacement: 1298cc
  • Compression ratio: 10.8:1
  • Fuel delivery: Yamaha Fuel Injection with YCC-T
  • Ignition TCI: Transistor Controlled Ignition
  • Transmission: 6-speed; multiplate wet clutch
  • Final drive: Shaft
  • Front suspension: 48mm inverted forks w/ electronically adjustable rebound and compression damping; 5.3 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: Single shock w/ electroically adjustable spring preload, rebound damping and compression damping; 4.9 inches of travel
  • Brake System: Linked and ABS
  • Front brakes: Dual 320mm discs
  • Rear brake: 282mm disc
  • Front tire: 120/70 ZR 17
  • Rear tire: 180/55 ZR 17
  • Dimensions L x W x H: 87.8 x 29.5 x 52.2 – 57.3 inches
  • Seat height: 31.7 or 32.5 inches
  • Wheelbase: 60.8 inches
  • Rake: 26.0°
  • Trail: 4.9 inches
  • Ground clearance: 5.1 inches
  • Fuel capacity: 6.6 gallons
  • Fuel economy: 36 mpg
  • Wet weight: 642 pounds
  • Warranty: 1 Year (Limited Factory)

2016 Yamaha FJR1300ES Price:

  • MSRP: $TBA

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Don Williams
Don Williams
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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