The majority of reviews for the Lifan 125 cubic-centimeter motor are generally positive, but there are some negative reviews. Many reviewers feel the motor at this price is a good deal but some reviewers lament poor quality parts.
A general sentiment among reviewers is that the motor is simple but works well. One reviewer states he received a motor without a clutch cable and had to order it separately. Another reviewer warns that the instructions are not in English. As of 2015, the average rating from Amazon.com customers is 3.9 out of five stars from 36 reviews. Included with the reviews is a question and answer section where prospective customers can ask about the motor from owners.