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2008 Piaggio BV 500 vs. 2008 KYMCO Xciting 500 vs. 2008 Piaggio MP3 Three Wheeler 500 Side-by-Side Comparison


Compare the 2008 Piaggio BV 500 vs 2008 KYMCO Xciting 500 vs 2008 Piaggio MP3 Three Wheeler 500. The 2008 Piaggio BV 500 has an MSRP of $6,299, while the 2008 KYMCO Xciting 500 has an MSRP of $5,999, 2008 Piaggio MP3 Three Wheeler 500 has an MSRP of $8,899.
 
KEY FACTS
     
Manufacturer Piaggio KYMCO Piaggio
Model BV Xciting MP3
Year 2008 2008 2008
Class Touring Scooter Touring Scooter Touring Scooter
Country of Origin Italy Taiwan Italy
MSRP $6,299

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$5,999

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$8,899

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PRICE
     
Warranty 12 months 24 months 12 months
 
Engine
     
Cylinders 1 1 1
Compression Ratio 10:1
Engine Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Displacement (cc) 460 498.5 492.7
Valve Configuration SOHC DOHC SOHC
Starter Electric Electric Electric
Cooling Liquid Liquid Liquid
Engine Type Single-Cylinder Single-Cylinder Single-Cylinder
 
Seat Specifications
     
Number Of Seats 2 2 2
Seat Height (in) 30.9 30.3 30.9
 
Front Suspension
     
Front Suspension Size (in) 1.6
Front Travel (in) 3.4
Front Suspension Type Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork Two Wheel Independent Tilting
 
Rear Suspension
     
Rear Travel (in) 4.3
Rear Suspension Brand Name
Rear Suspension Type Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm Twin Sided Swing Arm
 
Dimensions
     
Ground Clearance (in)
Trail (in)
Width (in) 30.3 33 30.5
Wheelbase (in) 61 62 61
Length (in) 87.2 90 85
 
Capacities
     
Fuel Capacity (gal) 3.5 3.4 3.2
 
Misc
     
Major Revision Year 2005 2005 2008
Year 2008 2008 2008
Manufacturer Country Italy Taiwan Italy
Generic Type (Primary) Touring Scooter Touring Scooter Touring Scooter
 
Weight
     
Dry Weight (lbs) 436.5 473 538
 
Transmission
     
Number Of Speeds
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel) Belt
Transmission Type Continuously Variable (CVT) Continuously Variable (CVT) Continuously Variable (CVT)
Reverse No No
 
Brakes
     
Rear Brake Type Disc Hydraulic Disc Disc
Front Brake Type Dual Disc Dual Hydraulic Disc Dual Disc
 
Tires
     
Rear Tire (Full Spec) 150/70 R14 66S 150/70 - 14 140/70 - 14
Front Tire (Full Spec) 110/70 R16 52S 120/70 - 15 Dual 120/70 - 12
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2008 Piaggio BV 500 vs 2008 KYMCO Xciting 500 vs 2008 Piaggio MP3 Three Wheeler 500