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What Model and What Year is My Yamaha Golf Cart

What Year is My Yamaha Golf Cart

If you are trying to determine the year of your Yamaha golf cart, you will first need to find the golf cart’s identification plate or sticker or have the vehicle’s serial number and date code. Usually found under the seat, under the driver side glove box area or on the chassis towards the rear of the golf cart. Under the bumper area usually. Once you have located this you can use the chart below to cross-reference those numbers and determine the year and model of your Yamaha Golf Cart.

Yamaha Year, Model & Serial Number Table

Special Note – The first three (3) Characters in that number is really all you need to determine model and year of manufacture.

Yamaha Electric Golf Carts 

Yamaha Drive – AKA = YDRE

Serial Number Model Year
JW9-300101 YDREL 2013
JW9-200101 YDREK 2012.5
JW9-100101 YDREK 2012
JW9-000101 YDREJ 2011
JW2-300101 YDREH 2010
JW2-200101 YDREG 2009
JW2-100101 YDREF 2008
JW2-000101 YDREE 2007

Yamaha Drive – AKA = YDREPT or PTV

Serial Number Model  Year
JC1-400101 YDRELPT 2013
JC1-300101 YDREKPT 2012.5
JC1-200101 YDREKPT 2012
JC1-100101 YDREJPT 2011
JC1-000101 YDREHPT 2010

Yamaha U-Max AKA = G27E 

Serial Number Model  Year
JU8-500101 G27EF 2008
JU8-400101 G27EE 2007
JU8-300101 G27EC 2006
JU8-000301 G27EA 2005
JU8-000101 G27EZ 2004

Yamaha – U-Max AKA = G23E 

Serial Number Model  Year
JU6-700101 G23EH 2010
JU6-600101 G23EG 2009
JU6-500101 G23EF 2008
JU6-400101 G23EC 2007
JU6-300101 G23EC 2006
JU6-000301 G23EA 2005
JU6-000101 G23EZ 2004

Yamaha – G-Max AKA = G22E 

Serial Number Model  Year
JU2-400101 G22EE 2007
JU2-306201 G22ED 2006
JU2-300101 G22EC 2006
JU2-205701 G22EB 2005
JU2-200101 G22EA 2005
JU2-100101 G22EZ 2004
JU2-000101 G22EY 2003

Yamaha – Ultima 48v AKA = G19E 

Serial Number Model  Year
JR1-600101 G19EX 2002
JR1-500101 G19EW 2001
JR1-400101 G19EU 2000
JR1-300101 G19ET 1999
JR1-200101 G19ES 1998
JR1-100101 G19ER 1997
JR1-000101 G19EP 1996

Yamaha – Ultima 36v AKA = G16E 

Serial Number Model  Year
JN8-600101 G16EX 2002
JN8-500101 G16EW 2001
JN8-400101 G16EU 2000
JN8-300101 G16ET 1999
JN8-200101 G16ES 1998
JN8-100101 G16ER 1997
JN8-000101 G16EP 1996

Yamaha – Ultima 36v AKA = G14E 

The G14 is the next model in line to replace the electric G9 as the G11 models where only updated for the gas carts. Finding the serial number on these carts was easy enough. Just look under the drivers seat toward the control pedals. Though some have been found in the glove box area. Apparently, some of the Yamaha team members in assembly didn’t get the memo.

Serial Number Model  Year
JN4-200101 G14EP 1996
JN4-100101 G14EM 1995

Yamaha – Fleet Master AKA = G9E 

The G9 model golf cart continued with the sleek styling but added a little weird like seat back post. Iconic with these carts because they soon after axed the idea for a sleeker look in models to come. The serial number once again is under the seat again towards the front.

Serial Number Model Year
JH7-300101 G9EM 1995
JH7-201801 G9EK/KP 1994
JH7-200149 G9EJ 1994
JH7-100101 G9EJ 1993
JH7-000125 G9EH2 1992
JG6-100101 G9EH1 1992
JG6-000001

 

Gas Carts

JG5-400101

JG5-300101

JG5-200101

JG5-100101

JG5-000101

G9EG

 

 

 

1991

 

 

 

1995

1994

1993

1992

1991

 

 

 

 

 

Yamaha – Fleet Classic AKA = G8E 

The G8 model golf cart 86’d the roof and gave way to some pretty sleek styling for the early 90’s model golf carts. Finding the serial number once again is ever changing now located under the seat again – passenger side.

Serial Number Model Year
JF3-401801 G8EKP 1994
JF3-400101 G8EK 1994
JF3-300101 G8EJ 1993
JF3-200101 G8EH 1992
JF3-100101 G8EG 1991
JF3-000005 G8EF 1990

Yamaha – Sun Classic AKA = G5E 

The Sun Classic was introduced in 1990 and with little applause. Still had the goofy roof like a squished George Jetson car but without the weird running lights from the G3. Finding the serial number on these is a breeze simply look under the front on the frame rails.

Serial Number Model  Year
J51-200101 G5EH 1992
J51-100101 G5EG 1991
J51-000101 G5EF 1990

Yamaha – Sun Classic AKA = G3E 

The G3 was short lived and soon to be replaced by the G5. You can find the serial number on the G3 under the cart towards the rear passenger side tire.

Serial Number Model Year
J46-000101 G3-E 1987

Yamaha – AKA = G2E 

The G2 continued the legacy of the G1 and production started on this model in early 85′. Finding the serial number on these carts is tricky as some would be placed under the seat whereas other would go on to be placed under the front bumper on the frame rails.

Serial Number Model  Year
J56-200101 G2-EG 1991
J56-100101 G2-EF 1990
J56-000101 G2-ED 1989
JE2-000101 G2-EC 1988
J41-053101 G2-EB 1988
J41-030101 G2-EB 1987
J41-016101 G2-E 1986
J41-000101 G2-E5 1985

Yamaha – AKA = G1E 

First built in late 1979 thru to 1989 the G1 was the beginning of something good. You can find the serial number under the golf cart towards the drivers side rear wheel.

Serial Number Model Year
J36-011212 G1-EM 1986
J36-010101 G1-EM5 1985
J36-000101 G1-EM4 1984
J26-000101 G1-EM3 1983
J22-000101 G1-E3 1982
J14-100101 G1-E2 1981
J14-000101 G1-E 1980

Yamaha Gas Golf Carts and Utility Vehicles

Yamaha Drive – AKA = YDRA

Serial Number Model  Year
JW8-300101 YDRAL 2013
JW8-200101 YDRAK 2012.5
JW8-100101 YDRAK 2012
JW8-000101 YDRAJ 2011
JW1-300101 YDRAH 2010
JW1-200101 YDRAG 2009
JW1-100101 YDRAF 2008
JW1-000101 YDRAE 2007

Yamaha Drive – AKA = YDRAPT or PTV

Serial Number Model
JC0-400101 YDRALPT 2013
JC0-300101 YDRAKPT 2012.5
JC0-200101 YDRAKPT 2012
JC0-100101 YDRAJPT 2011
JC0-000101 YDRAHPT 2010

Yamaha Adventurer 2 – AKA=YTF2

Serial Number Model Year
JW7-400101 YT2AL 2013
JW7-300101 YT2AK 2012.5
JW7-200101 YT2AK 2012
JW7-100101 YT2AJ 2011
JW7-000101 YT2AH 2010

Yamaha Adventurer 2 – AKA=YTF2

Serial Number Model  Year
JW6-500101 YT1AL 2013
JW6-400101 YT1AK 2012.5
JW6-300101 YT1AK 2012
JW6-200101 YT1AJ 2011
JW6-100101 YT1AH 2010
JW6-000101 YT1AG 2009

Yamaha U-Max- AKA= G28A

Serial Number Model  Year
JU9-600101 G28AG 2009
JU9-500101 G28AF 2008
JU9-400101 G28AE 2007
JU9-300101 G28AC 2006
JU9-000301 G28AA 2005
JU9-000101 G28AZ 2004

Yamaha U-Max- AKA= G27A (Light Duty)

Serial Number Model Year
JU7-500101 G27AF 2008
JU7-400101 G27AE 2007
JU7-300101 G27AC 2006
JU7-000501 G27AA 2005
JU7-000101 G27AZ 2004

Yamaha U-Max- AKA= G23A

Serial Number Model  Year
JU5-600101 G23AG 2009
JU5-500101 G23AF 2008
JU5-400101 G23AE 2007
JU5-300101 G23AC 2006
JU5-000401 G23AA 2005
JU5-000101 G23AZ 2004

Yamaha G-Max- AKA= G22A

Serial Number Model  Year
JU0-400101 G22AE 2007
JU0-310101 G22AD 2006
JU0-300101 G22AC 2006
JU0-209201 G22AB 2005
JU0-200101 G22AA 2005
JU0-100101 G22AZ 2004
JU0-000101 G22AY 2003

Yamaha Hauler – AKA=G21A

Serial Number Model  Year
JR6-300101 G21AZ 2004
JR6-200101 G21AY 2003
JR6-100101 G21AX 2002
JR6-000101 G21AW 2001

Yamaha Concierge – AKA=G20A

Serial Number Model  Year
JR8-200101 G20AX 2002
JR8-100101 G20AW 2001
JR8-000101 G20AU 2000

Yamaha Ultima – AKA=G16A

Serial Number Model  Year
JN6-600101 G16AX 2002
JN6-500101 G16AW 2001
JN6-400101 G16AU 2000
JN6-300101 G16AT 1999
JN6-200101 G16AS 1998
JN6-100101 G16AR 1997
JN6-000101 G16AP 1996

Yamaha Ultima – AKA=G14A

Serial Number Model Year
JN3-200101 G14AP 1996
JN3-100101 G14AM 1995

Yamaha Hauler – AKA=G11A

The Hauler or G11 was a limited production utility vehicle Yamaha used to test the market to see if they could fulfill the need for commercial customers abroad not planning on playing golf. You can look under the seat towards the rear of the cart to find the serial number.

Serial Number Model  Year
JR3-400101 G11AW 2001
JR3-300101 G11AU 2000
JR3-200101 G11AT 1999
JR3-100101 G11AS 1998
JR3-000101 G11AR 1997
JR3-000101 G11AP 1996
JJ3-100101 G11AK 1994
JJ3-000101 G11AJ 1993

Yamaha – Fleet Master AKA = G9A

The G9 model golf cart continued with the sleek styling but added a little weird like seat back post. Iconic with these carts because they soon after axed the idea for a sleeker look in models to come. The serial number once again is under the seat again towards the front.

Serial Number Model Year
JG5-400101

 

G9AM 1995
JG5-300101

 

G9AK 1994
JG5-200101

 

G9AJ 1993
JG5-100101

 

G9AH 1992
JG5-000101

 

G9AG 1991

Yamaha – Fleet Classic AKA = G8A or G8E 

The G8 model golf cart 86’d the roof and gave way to some pretty sleek styling for the early 90’s model golf carts. Finding the serial number once again is ever changing now located under the seat again – passenger side.

Serial Number Model  Year
JF2-400101

JF3-400101

G8AK

G8E

1994

1994

JF2-300101

JF3-300101

G8AJ

G8E

1993

1993

JF2-200101

JF3-200101

G8AH

G8E

1992

1992

JF2-100101

JF3-100101

G8AG

G8E

1991

1991

JF2-000007

JF3-000101

G8AF

G8E

1990

1990

Yamaha – Sun Classic AKA = G5A

The Sun Classic was introduced in 1990 and with little applause. Still had the goofy roof like a squished George Jetson car but without the weird running lights from the G3. Finding the serial number on these is a breeze simply look under the front on the frame rails.

Serial Number Model  Year
J50-500101 G5AM 1995
J50-400101

J51-400101

G5AK

G5E

1994

1994

J50-300101

J51-300101

G5AJ

G5E

1993

1993

J50-200103

J51-200101

G5AH

G5E

1992

1992

J50-100101

J51-100101

G5AG

G5E

1991

1991

J50-000101

J51-000101

G5AF

G5E

1990

1990

Yamaha – Sun Classic AKA = G3A

The G3 was short lived and soon to be replaced by the G5. You can find the serial number on the G3 under the cart towards the rear passenger side tire.

Serial Number Model Year
J42-000101

J46-000101

G3-A

G3-E

1986

1987

Yamaha – AKA = G2A

The G2 continued the legacy of the G1 and production started on this model in early 85′. Finding the serial number on these carts is tricky as some would be placed under the seat whereas other would go on to be placed under the front bumper on the frame rails.

Serial Number Model  Year
J55-200101 G2-AG 1991
J55-100120 G2-AF 1990
J55-000101 G2-AD 1989
JA2-000001 G2-AC 1988
J38-071101 G2-AB 1988
J38-020101 G2-AB 1987
J38-066101 G2-A 1986
J38-007101 G2-A 1986
J38-000101 G2-A5 1985

Yamaha – AKA = G1A

First built in late 1979 thru to 1989 the G1 was the beginning of something good. You can find the serial number under the golf cart towards the drivers side rear wheel.

Serial Number Model Year
J31-159082 G1AMD 1989
J31-140101 G1-AM 1986
J31-100101 G1-AM5 1985
J31-000101 G1-AM4 1984
J24-000101 G1-AM3 1983
J17-000101 G1-A3 1982
J10-030101 G1-A2 1981
J10-007705 G1-A1 1980
J10-000101 G1-A 1979

If you need to determine something specific on your Yamaha Golf Cart follow this link to the Yamaha official website. They still offer free look-up for diagrams, owner manuals, etc… a wealth of information for the DIY enthusiast. Especially if you own an older cart for which most cart dealers no longer stock any parts.

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31 thoughts on “What Model and What Year is My Yamaha Golf Cart

  1. Looking to purchase a few parts for my Yamaha golf cart. Don’t know the year. Can you help? Serial Number is JC2-210920

    1. Sure thing…. But that number seems weird… sure it is not JW2-______ ? Here is a link to a blog article Pete put together to help customers determine the year and model of their Yamaha golf cart. https://petesgolfcarts.com/how-to/what-model-and-what-year-is-my-yamaha-golf-cart/

      Pete’s team

  2. I have a Yamaha electric don’t no model or year the only number I can find is JN4-101617 do you no the model and year thank you

    1. Thank you for you inquiry…. Sandra you are the proud owner of a 1995 36 volt Ultima cart which is the G14EM ….

      Pete

  3. The serial number on my Yamaha says JR1 404225. What year is this?

    1. Lauren – Looks like you have a 2000 G19 model Yamaha golf cart based on the serial number provided.

      Pete’s team

      1. I hava a yamaha g2 I think golf cart serial number j38-014642 do you know what year it is

        1. Thanks for your inquire… Bet it is an 86′ or 87′

  4. Hi I have a Yamaha cart with serial number JR6-178688 can you tell what year it is Thank You Patti

    1. Patti – Sure thing….. Your cart is a 2002 G21-AX ( Yamaha Hauler ) = JR6-100… I simply used the blog article on the site to find it…. https://petesgolfcarts.com/how-to/what-model-and-what-year-is-my-yamaha-golf-cart/

      Pete

  5. I have a Yamaha gas golf cart the only no# is on motor JR6-145554 and fined a no# JR6-2179R01 cant fine serial # any were: broke gas cable ,throught it was a2002 g21 .BUT WRONG CABLE

    1. Rich – remove old cable and measure the length. The ends should be consistent across these model years.

      Pete’s Team

  6. Hi – I just bought a used electric Yamaha golf cart jr1 600468 Do you know what year that is?

    Thank you
    Rich

    1. Rich – sure thing… it is a 2002 G19 Yamaha – Ultima 48v AKA = G19E 

      Pete’s team

  7. Hi, I have a Yamaha gas golf cart with serial number JN61132161900. Can you please provide me with the year and model info? Thanks, Janice.

    1. Janice -Thank you for your inquiry. Your golf cart based on the serial number provided is a 1997 G16.

      Pete’s team

  8. I cant seem to find any info on my Golf Cart. VIN JW9-502887, model # YDREX5.

    1. Steve – Thank you for your inquiry. My guess is it is a 2015 Yamaha Drive… as the later model drive carts had this serial number prefix… you could surely call a local Yamaha dealer to confirm because that was right around the time they switched to the Drive2 models and they are not the exact same cart when it comes to buying parts or accessories. I got a 2013 in the shop with the number JW9-300 so has to be newer.

      Pete

  9. OK… similar question…. Serial # is JN6-405955…. so what G model and year is it?

  10. my s5-erialno is ju5-000283 cant find it on the list

    1. Melvin – Thanks for the inquiry. Your cart is a 2004 Yamaha U-Max- AKA= G23A

  11. hi pete need to get parts for my yamaha golf cart . number JN3 k7768-00 is on the cup holder sticker and number JN6-219958 is on a sticker on the top of the motor with a bar code. know what i have? thanks marc

  12. My number is Yamaha serial # JW9-609290 and the model # is YDREX6…….Can you tell be what the model name is please?

    1. Donna – I am gonna guess a 2016 Yamaha Drive model…

      Pete’s team

  13. i have a JN4G630001?? what model is that it say 09/05/97 but what model thank you

    1. Sounds to be a G14-G16 Model…

      Pete’s team

  14. My Yamaha Golf Cart says 2008 m YDRE s JW2-F4236-20. But with info. off the cart these numbers l can not look up parts. Why is that

    1. Marty – Thanks for the inquiry…. You should be able to search for parts for your vehicle as a G29 or Yamaha Drive …. AKA YDRE ( E being for Electric model )

      Pete’s team

  15. My recently purchased Yamaha is a model YDREX6 with a serial #JC3 000291. Can’t find it on your list or on other sites. Any ideas?
    Thanks…

    1. Hmmm… You are right Wayne looks like the article needs to be updated … But the JC3 designation started on the Drive (YDRE) in 2010 … so thinking it is a later model like 2013 or newer. Just an educated guess on this one though not for sure.

      Pete’s team

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