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The following models are included in this manual: People S 250 / Kwang Yang Motor Co.
Kymco People S 250 (2007-2016)
Engine: 249 cc, 15.19 ci, 8.0:1, 72.7 x 60.0 mm (2.9 x 2.4 inches)
Language: English (some of our manuals are multilanguage)
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Discover the ultimate guide to the Kymco People S 250 scooter with its engine specifications, maintenance tips, tuning options, accessories, owner reviews, and more. Whether you're a proud owner or considering purchasing this reliable scooter, this comprehensive information will help you make informed decisions and keep your Kymco People S 250 in excellent condition.
Engine Specifications/Technical Data:
• The Kymco People S 250 features a 250cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine.
• It produces a maximum power output of 22 horsepower.
• The scooter has a bore and stroke of 72.7mm x 60mm.
• The fuel system utilizes electronic fuel injection (EFI).
• It has a CVT automatic transmission.
• The scooter is equipped with an electric starter.
• The ignition system is CDI (Capacitor Discharge Ignition).
• The Kymco People S 250 has a compression ratio of 10.8:1.
• It features a front disc brake and a rear drum brake for reliable stopping power.
• The scooter has a fuel tank capacity of 12 liters.
• It has a wheelbase of 1,440mm for stable handling.
• The front suspension consists of telescopic forks.
• The rear suspension features twin shocks.
• The scooter has a seat height of 760mm for comfortable riding.
• It comes with 12-inch wheels for improved stability.
• The scooter has a dry weight of approximately 154kg.
• It features a spacious under-seat storage compartment.
• The Kymco People S 250 offers a top speed of around 75 mph (120 km/h).
• It has an estimated fuel consumption of 70-80 mpg (30-34 km/l).
• The scooter has a 12V electrical system.
• It comes with both kick and electric starters.
• The Kymco People S 250 features a digital instrument cluster.
• It has a halogen headlight for enhanced visibility.
• The scooter comes with a passenger backrest for added comfort.
• It offers ample legroom and comfortable seating for the rider and passenger.
Facts and Details:
- The Kymco People S 250 was first introduced in 2007.
- It belongs to the popular People S series from Kymco.
- The scooter is known for its reliability and fuel efficiency.
- It offers a smooth and comfortable ride, suitable for both city commuting and longer trips.
- The Kymco People S 250 is available in various color options, including metallic black, silver, and white.
- It features a modern and sleek design that appeals to riders of all ages.
- The scooter has a large windscreen to provide wind protection while riding.
- It offers excellent maneuverability, making it easy to navigate through congested city streets.
- The Kymco People S 250 has a generous storage capacity, allowing riders to carry personal belongings conveniently.
- It has a low center of gravity, which contributes to its stability and balanced handling.
- The scooter is equipped with a responsive braking system for safe and controlled stops.
- It comes with a comprehensive warranty and reliable after-sales support from Kymco dealerships.
- The Kymco People S 250 is a popular choice among riders looking for a reliable and affordable scooter option.
Maintenance Intervals, Tips, and Common Issues:
► Regular maintenance intervals for the Kymco People S 250 include oil changes every 1,000 miles (1,600 km) or six months, whichever comes first.
► Air filter cleaning or replacement is recommended every 3,000 miles (4,800 km) or 12 months.
► Spark plug replacement is suggested every 6,000 miles (9,600 km) or 24 months.
► Check the drive belt and rollers every 6,000 miles (9,600 km) and replace if worn or damaged.
► Lubricate the throttle and brake cables periodically to ensure smooth operation.
► Keep the tires properly inflated and check for wear regularly.
► Clean the scooter's exterior regularly to maintain its appearance.
► Common issues with the Kymco People S 250 may include battery-related problems, such as a weak or dead battery. Ensure the battery is properly charged and consider replacing it if necessary.
► Another common issue is the malfunctioning of the fuel injection system. Regular cleaning and inspection of fuel injectors can help prevent this problem.
► If the scooter experiences starting issues, check the ignition system, including spark plugs and ignition coils, for any faults.
► Inadequate engine performance may be due to clogged air filters. Clean or replace the air filter to improve performance.
► Regularly inspect the brake system, including brake pads and discs, for wear and replace them as needed.
► If the scooter exhibits unstable handling or vibrations, check the suspension components for damage or wear, particularly the shocks and fork seals.
Tips for Effective Maintenance:
1. Follow the recommended maintenance schedule outlined in the owner's manual.
2. Keep the scooter clean and regularly wash the exterior to prevent corrosion.
3. Check tire pressure frequently and ensure they are properly inflated.
4. Use high-quality engine oil and replace it at the recommended intervals.
5. Inspect the brakes regularly and replace worn brake pads or discs promptly.
6. Maintain proper chain tension and lubrication for optimal performance.
7. Keep the battery charged and replace it when necessary.
8. If unsure about any maintenance task, consult a qualified technician or refer to the Kymco People S 250 owner's manual.
Popular Tuning Tips and Modifications:
■ Upgrade the exhaust system for improved performance and a sportier sound.
■ Install a performance air filter to enhance airflow and increase engine responsiveness.
■ Consider adding a fuel controller or remapping the ECU to optimize fueling for the modified intake and exhaust.
■ Install a variator kit or roller weights to enhance acceleration and top speed.
■ Upgrade the suspension components, such as shocks and fork springs, for a smoother and more controlled ride.
■ Replace the stock clutch with a performance clutch to improve power transfer and reduce slippage.
■ Install LED lighting for improved visibility and a modern look.
■ Consider adding a top case or luggage rack for additional storage capacity.
Accessories and Attachments:
* Top cases and trunk bags for extra storage space.
* Windshields and wind deflectors for increased wind protection.
* Scooter covers to protect the scooter from the elements when parked.
* Protective leg covers for added warmth and protection during cold weather riding.
* Heated grips for comfortable riding in colder conditions.
* Phone mounts or GPS holders for convenient navigation.
* USB charging ports to keep your devices powered on the go.
* Upgraded seats or seat pads for enhanced comfort during long rides.
* Alarm systems or disc locks for added security.
* Chrome or carbon fiber accents for a customized look.
* Riding gear such as helmets, jackets, and gloves for safety and protection.
* Bluetooth communication systems for hands-free communication while riding.
* High-quality scooter tires for improved grip and performance.
* Performance exhaust systems for increased power and a sportier sound.
Owner Reviews and Opinions:
☺ Owners appreciate the Kymco People S 250's reliability and fuel efficiency, making it a cost-effective choice for daily commuting.
☺ The scooter's comfortable seating position and ample storage capacity are highly praised by riders.
☺ Many owners highlight the scooter's smooth and responsive acceleration, making it enjoyable to ride in various conditions.
☺ The Kymco People S 250's low maintenance requirements and affordable servicing costs are valued by owners.
☺ Riders find the scooter's maneuverability and ease of handling to be ideal for urban environments.
☻ Some owners mention that the scooter's stock suspension could be improved for better comfort on rough roads.
☻ The scooter's top speed may be considered moderate by some riders, especially for highway riding.
☻ A few owners have reported occasional electrical issues, such as faulty switches or fuses, requiring attention from a qualified technician.
The Kymco People S 250 scooter is a reliable and fuel-efficient choice for riders seeking a practical and comfortable commuting option. With its impressive engine specifications, low maintenance requirements, and attractive design, the People S 250 delivers a smooth and enjoyable riding experience. By following the recommended maintenance intervals and tips, owners can keep their scooters in excellent condition. Additionally, the availability of various tuning options, accessories, and attachments allows riders to customize their scooters to their preferences. Overall, the Kymco People S 250 is highly regarded for its reliability, practicality, and value for money.
Frequently Repaired Parts:
→ Spark plugs
→ Brake pads
→ Drive belt
→ Air filter
→ Ignition coil
→ Fuel injectors
→ Fork seals
→ Brake discs
→ Starter motor
→ Throttle cables
→ Clutch assembly
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