2008 Yamaha Warrior

Motorcyclist Online helps you research the used 2008 Yamaha Warrior before buying this Cruiser bike. The 2008 Warrior is made in Japan. Yamaha first introduced the Warrior model in 2002. With front Dual Hydraulic Disc brakes that will securely ...     read more
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2008 Yamaha Warrior

2008 Yamaha Warrior Base


The Yamaha Warrior lineup was available in two different models for 2008: the base Warrior motorcycle and the Warrior Midnight cruiser. The MSRP for these 2008 Yamaha cruiser motorbikes is around $12,700. The air-cooled engines for these cruisers have four valves per cylinder. These cruisers are around 7.82 feet long, 36.8 inches wide, and 44.1 inches tall. The 2008 Warrior cruisers have a ground clearance of around 6.1 inches and a turning radius of eleven feet.

The wheels, suspension, and frames of these 2008 Yamaha Warrior motorcycles are made of aluminum. These cruisers come equipped with a two-piece vinyl seat, a grab rail, a detachable passenger seat, and foot pegs for both riders as well. The 2008 Warrior cruisers also come with fork guards, belt guards, front and rear fenders, and exterior covers. The driver’s console for the 2008 Warrior cruisers feature digital instrumentation, a tachometer, a clock, a trip odometer, a speedometer, and a fuel level warning light.

Many riders think that the 2008 Yamaha Warrior cruisers make great starter bikes for novice riders. The 2008 Warrior cruisers are popular because of their comfortable ride and powerful engine performance. Riders also praise the 2008 Yamaha Warrior cruisers for their superior handling, cornering, responsive braking, and great suspension as well. However, some riders complain about the positioning of the foot pegs on these cruisers.

New For 2008
    • Both of the models in the Yamaha Warrior lineup were carryovers for 2008. Surveyed riders thought the 2008 Yamaha Warrior cruisers were more reliable, worth more for the money, and had more appealing designs than their 2007 counterparts.

2008 Yamaha Warrior Specs

  • 2008 Yamaha Warrior Base, Warrior Midnight
  • Engine Type: 1670 cc four-stroke two-cylinder V-Twin
  • Bore and Stroke: 3.82 x 4.45 inches
  • Compression ratio: 8.36:1
  • Valve Train: OHV-Pushrod
  • Induction: Fuel Injected
  • Ignition: Electric
  • Transmission: five-speed manual
  • Final Drive: Belt
  • Fuel Capacity: 4 gallons and 0.9 gallon reserve
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Dual Hydraulic Disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Hydraulic Disc
  • Suspension (Front): Inverted Fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Twin Sided Swing Arm
  • Wheelbase: 65.6 inches
  • Rake: N/A
  • Trail: N/A
  • Seat Height: 28.1 inches
  • Curb Weight: 612 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 120/70 ZR18
  • Tires (Rear): 200/50 ZR17


  • The 2008 Yamaha Warrior lineup is available in Candy Red and Onyx
  • Aluminum Upper Belt Guard
  • Billet Alternator Cover, Cam Cover, Cam Cover Insert, Clutch Cover Insert, Compression Release Cover, Drive Cover
  • Boulevard Windshield
  • Braided Stainless Steel Cables and Lines
  • Brushed Billet Handlebar Clamp
  • Chrome Fender Stays, Grips, Master Cylinder Cover, Passenger Foot Pegs With Rubber Inserts, Pulley Nut Covers and Upper Belt Guard
  • Comfort Cruise Boulevard Faux Alligator Pillion Pad, Plain Pillion Pad
  • Comfort Cruise Faux Alligator Boulevard Solo Seat or Stiletto Seat
  • Comfort Cruise Plain Boulevard Solo Seat or Stiletto Seat
  • Cruiselite Saddlebag System
  • Custom License Frame
  • Expandable Tank Bag
  • Inner Fender Eliminator Kit
  • Lower Cowl and Tachometer Cowl
  • Mini Fairing in Various Colors
  • Mini Tank Cover and Warrior Cover
  • Speedstar Air Cleaner Assembly

Key Competitors For The 2008 Yamaha Warrior

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  • 2008 Kawasaki Vulcan 1600
  • 2008 Honda VTX 1800F

Available Warrior Sub Models

2008 Yamaha Warrior Base Buyer's Guide 2008 Yamaha Warrior Base
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2008 Yamaha Warrior Midnight Buyer's Guide 2008 Yamaha Warrior Midnight
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