Test Peugeot CityStar 125i: Best Seller in sight! Bikes Doctor

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Peugeot Citystar 125

Test Peugeot CityStar Best Seller in sight!

To Elystar 125 on the segment of the GT compact, presents CityStar 125i to us. affluent and powerful that its this two-wheeled vehicle particularly adapted for an intensive and town use. But what is it worth? bikesdoctor has just it and returns its verdict.

For two years, had not laid out any more a compact GT its range; Elystar (exceeded?) has taken its leave in 2009. In 125 of the struck classical scooters of the lion Sichuan, thus a between Vivacity and Satelis CityStar comes to fill gap.

But rather than to occupy a vacant ground by Elystar, Peugeot raises the of its product, while preserving its

The goal is to propose in its heart of (mainly of the men between 35 and 40 years, pertaining to the category of the average and CSP) “a small” vehicle of Tourism, cheaper than the GT of the market. The practical aspects and the of this alternative must be a notch above small in addition less well and handicapped on the main roads.

CityStar which is presented to us has already a style and a design more current than The Machine tempting, aim for as much, is one do approval That One promised to us on the level?

Good lengthening-piece, but not swift in recovery

In terms of one finds on CityStar the same of fitting as on Elystar. The saddle always high (795 mm) and its obliges less than m to play of the points of feet to be with the stop. With the there is place, even for the sizes.

On the other hand, one extend the legs and to adopt a position, like that is practiced on the GT category. On CityStar the of control is right, but it appears to us final not very tiring to the good positioning of the handlebar. The in hand of the orders is obvious and the of the perfect instrument panel.

No kick to launch mechanics: new scooter having one-cylinder it is with the inch right to the button of the starter that one his engine. Not very noisy, it is also not very vigorous starting. Like Satelis, is to note that CityStar is not the to take off with fire. The is caught up with thereafter by a progressive and linear acceleration.

We a certain lack of plume in

Not with the town paces, he answers always present, but when it is necessary to start the machine with 70 or 90 km/h, of the key to exceed on fast track. On the hand on this same type, its lengthening-piece is an asset. On our of test, we recorded a top speed to 125 km/h to the meter, that is to say 113 real.

Handling worthy of the GT category

In of protection, the bubble starts to of its effectiveness last 60 km/h. being to lead Citystar to speed is not therefore uncomfortable. It be said that the pilot is installed and that the suspensions progressiveness.

CityStar enjoys a handling and appears reassuring on the This promptness in the fast of direction and this stability in new Peugeot also owe it with its of 13 inches fitted of top-of-the-range tires. The compact GT obtains with Michelin Pilot the tires with rather gum, declined here in faces, with a tire narrow (= agility) and almost a low in the back.

There is no assistance braking on CityStar year (2012 will have to be until to see itself proposing the No braking coupled or ABS thus, but a and not very progressive whole the front one. As a result, requesting a little extremely the the fork plunges and reveals its defect: certain doubled of a light lack of brake in

In sport mode, that when one catches the brakes entering in turn, but in 95% of the cases, does not affect any control.

is of Elystar in this CityStar

Peugeot Citystar 125

At on the fast tracks and the small roads of the south of France, we now downtown to judge behavior of mini-GT in urban environment. presentation being organized in the small paved streets of the of the city will constitute an framework to measure the handiness of the

Under these conditions, as of the turns of wheels, a report is there is of Elystar in this The scooter directs with Leger, not very broad, with a short footing and a motricity, it takes himself instinctively and threads without

More livable in the exercise the classics GT (Peugeot Satelis, X-max, Suzuki Burgman, Swing…), more accessible it is shown however a little practical than these on two-wheeled vehicle.

However, its services are honorable one can put two helmets (integral and a jet) in his There is much place to the for posing possibly there bags, firmly fastened to the hook of the apron. CityStar is equipped with a roomy being able to accommodate a bottle of one liter.

Two crutches it possible suitably to park it. against the flight, CityStar is with a key with transponder. equipment!


With CityStar 125i, Peugeot just. If this compact GT can the same services only one GT, it offers some enormously on its It is practical, has of undeniable dynamic and top-of-the-range equipment (instrument halogen lamps…).

Its look lend to discussion, in particular on the of its front face. However, compact GT signed Peugeot is more affluent and developing fire its Elystar predecessor. Its is irreproachable and the design of perfectly automobile inspiration.

No doubt that it will more especially as its purchase seems to us judiciously placed: €. Its low fuel consumption (announced to 3.5 Li. km) is another argument going in direction.

Thus, Citystar the category of the GT compact to the last In the current context of thickening of the and especially of soaring price of the this family (in the past by Yamaha Majesty 125, disappeared this year) be the category with a future. new the Star of the cities could his name particularly well

Peugeot Citystar 125
Peugeot Citystar 125
Peugeot Citystar 125
Peugeot Citystar 125
Peugeot Citystar 125


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