Does Yamaha still make boat motors?
It’s Still All About Reliability For more than 30 years, Yamaha Outboards have delivered far more than superior power, performance and efficiency. Yamaha owners get something that can’t be measured in HP or RPM—legendary Yamaha reliability. The all-new Yamaha V8 XTO Offshore® carries on that tradition.
How many hours do Yamaha boat engines last?
– 3,000 hours
Failure to Perform Regular Maintenance Boater owners committed to regular maintenance will also often ask, “How many hours will a Yamaha outboard last?” While Yamaha makes a diverse line of outboard motors, most models will last 1,500 – 3,000 hours depending on how often it is maintained, stored, and used.
Is Yamaha outboards better than Mercury?
If you are interested in going green, then the Yamaha is a great choice. It offers two electric outboard motors, while Mercury currently offers none. If you are interested in a long-lasting warranty, Mercury might be the better choice because you can get an extended warranty for up to eight years.
Who owns Yamaha outboards?
Yamaha Motor Company
|Owners||Yamaha Corporation (9.92%) Toyota (3.58%)|
|Number of employees||52,664 (as of December 31, 2014)|
How much does it cost to rebuild outboard motor?
Rebuilding your engine will cost around $2,500. That difference of $1,000 to $2,000 will buy a lot of gas, so consider carefully. The same-size engine in a newer four-stroke or DFI two-stroke model will add at least a $1,500 premium, so those 90 to 115 horsepower models could now run upward of $6,000.
Who makes Yamaha outboards?
Yamaha outboard motors are manufactured at four production bases: the Fukuroi South Factory (Fukuroi City, Shizuoka Prefecture) and group company Yamaha Kumamoto Products Co., Ltd. (Yatsushiro City, Kumamoto Prefecture) in Japan, MBK Industrie in France and Yamaha Motor da Amazonia Ltda. (YMDA) in Brazil.