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Offline dl777

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2021 Model have New Emission Limiters?
on: January 23, 2021, 05:16:03 PM
Does anyone know if the 2021 CB500X has any new emission limiters?  I was at a Yamaha dealer and they said that the 2021 Tenere 700 has new limiters due to California.  They recommended sticking with a 2020 model.  I have the option to purchase either the T700 or a CB500X and just trying to understand the CB500X model better.  I am leaning toward the 500X due to weight, height, cost and the fact that I will do very little true off-road riding.  Thanks.

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Re: 2021 Model have New Emission Limiters?
Reply #1 on: January 23, 2021, 09:09:39 PM
in europe there has been a change of standard since 1 january 2021.
Euro 5 instead of euro 4.

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Re: 2021 Model have New Emission Limiters?
Reply #2 on: January 23, 2021, 10:05:18 PM
Thanks.  Looks like I will go for the 2020 model.

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Re: 2021 Model have New Emission Limiters?
Reply #3 on: January 24, 2021, 10:46:34 AM
I thought the change required for Euro 5 was very minimal with no performance deficit. Personally I wouldn't worry about it, just get the one that meets your needs/budget.

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Re: 2021 Model have New Emission Limiters?
Reply #4 on: January 24, 2021, 01:15:35 PM
*Originally Posted by CB500X [+]
I thought the change required for Euro 5 was very minimal with no performance deficit. Personally I wouldn't worry about it, just get the one that meets your needs/budget.

Yup, the 2021 euro5 models have the same performance as 19-20 bikes and slightly better power delivery than 13-18 ones.
Last Edit: January 24, 2021, 01:24:46 PM by Oyabun

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Re: 2021 Model have New Emission Limiters?
Reply #5 on: January 24, 2021, 03:24:48 PM
I think your dealer is full of crap and is just trying to get you to buy a left over model--
It's not a big motorcycle just a groovy little motorbike

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Re: 2021 Model have New Emission Limiters?
Reply #6 on: January 24, 2021, 07:46:55 PM
Thanks all!

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Re: 2021 Model have New Emission Limiters?
Reply #7 on: January 24, 2021, 08:07:41 PM
Very interesting - not only on emmissions but also the challenges faced by motorcycle engineers. Whatever the do in Europe, they are adopting wordwide. I huess it is too expensive to work out these complex emmision challenges, and then not adopt those solutions worldwide. 

 https://www.bennetts.co.uk/bikesocial/news-and-views/features/bikes/euro-5-emissions-what-they-mean-to-motorcycles

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Re: 2021 Model have New Emission Limiters?
Reply #8 on: February 19, 2021, 10:40:05 PM
Here they compare on Dyno 20 vs 21 Model.
21=40.69 HP
20=43.01 HP


Perhaps 21 model has only some km's on it, or
they have put something on exhaust system in order to meet Euro 5 emissions.


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Re: 2021 Model have New Emission Limiters?
Reply #9 on: February 20, 2021, 11:40:08 AM
Euro5 seems to be a PITA for motorbikes.

Look at the new Hayabusa -     for Euro5 it has around 10hp less and does worse mpg than the old one.

How can an engine doing worse mpg to comply with euro5 be good for the environment ????????