What brand of moped is the best?
A prospective moped buyer will almost always be looking for the best moped for their time and money. There are of course a few things to consider when purchasing a moped that will be right for you. Mainly price, function and the laws you have to adhere to in your state. You have to consider many angles: what moped has the best handling; the best top speed; the best reliability; the best looking; the best fuel consumption; the best brakes; the best acceleration; the best comfort? No moped will have the best of every attribute needed to be considered the �all around best� but there are a few who lead the pack. You need to be able to make the best choice for yourself through a lot of good research also keeping in mind the effect the purchase will have on your wallet.
Probably the best known brand of moped is the Vespa. They originated in the Second World War as a more convenient way to transport soldiers around the field. Vespa also owes their success to the fuel shortage in the 1970s and the endorsement by many famous Hollywood actors. These mopeds are highly dependable, sleek, stylish and they rank highly on a used moped listing. The Vespa models are also very inexpensive used model compared to some of their counterparts.
Piaggio is one of the largest moped manufacturers in the world. They are what could be considered a tycoon of the moped market owning the rights to Vespa among other moped makers. Piaggio mopeds themselves have a high reputation for reliability. The business end of a Piaggio moped is in accordance with a Vespa in that they are very reliable and very inexpensive.
Honda mopeds are considered one of the best brand names in the business. It is often said that a Honda will run forever providing you don�t run it over with your truck. Hondas are also said to be some of the most fuel efficient mopeds on the markets. Hondas are also one of the least expensive mopeds you can find used or new. A Honda at 50cc used can run about $300 new could be about $1000.
Yamaha mopeds have been around since the mid 50s and have produced some of the most stylish mopeds. The mere fact that Yamaha has been in business making mopeds for that long is a testament to the fact that Yamaha is one of the top brands.