You have to put one foot on a high platform and one straight out or bend both legs on a high platform if you are sitting in the right seat of the Talon. The results were similar this time. It’s hardly noticeable, so it’s not a huge issue, but compared to the others, the Honda feels rough. The YXZ tends to push in situations where the Talon carves. The Talon has a repurposed anti-lock brake manifold that operates constantly as a traction-control system.
The Talon hooks up better, but the YXZ has smoother power across the board. The engine oil can be checked without tools; although, since it’s a dry-sump engine, you need to let it warm up before checking the oil. There’s nothing notably wrong with the Honda, and we love to drive it. We also did the normal drag races and trail rides to see what else might stick out about the two models. We are constantly trying to move the driver’s seat back in the Honda. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. Standard engine work or maintenance on either machine is basic and can be done at home on either machine.