Minimum Requirements

Financial Requirements

Yamaha's objective is to ensure long term success for our future business partners. Minimum financial requirements will vary greatly depending on product lines carried, anticipated retail volume and the proposed location. In most major metropolitan markets, prospective dealers are required to establish a minimum GE credit line of $1,500,000.

Example Setup Costs
  • Liquid Working Capital - $300,000
  • Interior and Exterior Signage - $10,000
  • Interior Fixtures - $5,000
  • Specialty Tools - $8,000
  • Minimum Parts, Accessories and Apparel Order - $10,000
  • Dealer Management System - $30,000 approximately

Estimated Total - $363,000

Facility Requirements

Minimum facility requirements ensure that every customer receives a quality experience from sales and service to parts and accessories. Like the financial requirements, facility requirements will vary greatly depending on product lines carried, anticipated volume and proposed location. On average, new dealers carrying the full Yamaha product line (Motorcycles, Scooters, ATVs, Side by Sides, Snowmobiles, Power Products, and Kart Engines) will need a minimum of the following:
  • 10,000 sq. ft. dedicated to the display of Yamaha units.
  • 750 sq. ft. dedicated to the display of Yamaha accessories and apparel.
  • 750 sq. ft. dedicated to the display of Yamaha parts.
  • 1,000 sq. ft. service department.