Prices dropped by $1600 for the 2019 Sport Shift models which feature beltless automatic clutch 5 speed transmissions with paddle shifters. Sport Shift YXZs also get lower gearing and revised shock and EPS tuning to match 29-inch, 8-ply Bighorn tires on new rims with a 4/156-bolt pattern, along with a rear radiator and a new cage. The SE gets high-end Fox Podium RC2 shocks and Yamaha Blue trim or a new Ultra White with roof and Fox X2 shocks. See a full test here: https://utvactionmag.com/west-coast-test-2019-yamaha-yxz1000r-ss-se/
Motor type 998cc, 12-valve, liquid-cooled
Transmission Auto-clutch 5-speed sequential w/ rev.
Drive system 2WD/4WD/diff-lock
Front Dual A-arm/16.2”
Rear Dual A-arm/17.0”
Fuel capacity 9.0 gal.
Tire sizes: f/r 27×9-14/27×11-14
Claimed curb weight 1,510 lb., SE, 1,541 lb.
Colors Graphite Grey, SE Yamaha Blue, Ultra White
Price $18,999; SE, $20,599–$21,799