Goodbye, Yamaha Stops Production of Mio S


PT Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing or YIMM has officially stopped selling the Yamaha Mio S in the country. In fact, automatic scooters entry level Currently, it no longer appears on the official manufacturer’s website.

PT YIMM’s Public Relations Manager, Antonius Widiantoro confirmed that Mio S had been injected with death. According to him, just like the emergence of new motorcycles, production cessation is also a common thing in the Indonesian two-wheeled industry.

“Mio S discontinued, no longer exists. We alwaysupgrade the product is not just a model but also a color. Then we will also see what the market really wants,” said Anton, quoted Thursday (26/10/2022).

“So changing products, changing products, or issuing new products is part of innovation and answers to consumer needs,” he added.

Yamaha Mio S 2017. Photo: Ruly Kurniawan

Even though he was put to death, it doesn’t mean that Mio S doesn’t sell well in Indonesia. This tiny vehicle has many fans in the country. Nevertheless, he said, innovation must still exist.

“That’s very natural, very common, isn’t it just that there are products that discontinuedthen the product is labeled a failure, it’s not like that, because the changes are still there,” he explained.

It is known, Yamaha first launched the Mio S in October 2017. The iron horse last received a refresh in mid-2019. Since then until now, manufacturers have rarely promoted their units.

Before being injected to death, Mio S was priced at Rp. 17 million with the status of on the road Jakarta. The vehicle is one of the cheapest Yamaha products along with other Mio series.

Yamaha launched Mio Reborn in Jakarta, Saturday (14/10/2017).  Not only the appearance has changed, several features have been pinned by Yamaha to perfect the scooter, which is named Mio S Tubless & Wide Tires.Yamaha Mio S. Photo: Ruly Kurniawan

Although the Mio S was injected dead, but the Yamaha product line in the segment entry level still quite a lot. There are still Mio M3, Gear 125, Fazzio, Fino, and X-Ride. Until now, Yamaha has not been able to confirm whether it will launch a replacement for Mio S or not.

“There is a new model? I can’t say no, Yamaha will always issue new products. But whether the product is Mio or another product, it’s part of the company’s strategy and innovation to get consumers’ attention,” said Anton.

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