Saigon is the motorcycle capital of the world. In fact, you will see more motorcycles instead of cars in the city. If you’re thinking of buying a motorbike, there are a lot of shops that sells brand new and secondhand units that you can check out. If you’re thinking of buying one, especially if you’re eyeing for a second hand unit, you’ll want to make sure that your unit is in good condition. Remember, motorcycles are a big purchase so you have to be careful and wise when doing so. Check the condition of the frame, the check the chain, take a look at the tires, and most importantly check the electronics.

Where can you find a used motorbike shop in Saigon?

An area in Phu Nhuan District has rows upon rows of used motorbikes to choose from. The area between Truong Quoc Dung and Phan Xích Long on Hoang Van Thu has several used motorbike shops. Also, check out the area around Nguyen Trọng Tuyen on Phan Đình Phùng for more bikes.

Most of these dealers do not speak English and it is best to bring a translator along with a mechanic you can trust to help you with your purchase. You can also find motorbikes for sale on websites such as Craigslist Vietnam and There are a number of Vietnamese sites such as,, and that also have bikes, though the sites are only available in Vietnamese.

District 5 At the intersection of Nguyen Tri Phuong and Tran Hung Dao in District 5 is another big market for used motorbikes.

What used motorbike shops are there in Ho Chi Minh City?

Motor Rock Phú Mỹ Hưng

36 Nguyen Huu Canh, Binh Thanh; +84 9 0699 0538

123 Le Thi Rieng, D1; +84 93 110 55 38

Saigon Scooter Centre

151 Luong Dinh Cua, An Phu, D2; +84 9 0301 3690 / 0933262972

61 Nguyen Ba Huan, D2

Vietnam’s 1 stop scooter shop – Established in 1997. Specialising in the restoration and export of classic vintage Italian motor scooters. This centre is also Vietnam’s premier rental bike business supplying a wide range of models for both long and short term contracts and they offer a unique 1 way drop off service for long haul tours. Always in stock they carry a full range of premium quality imported Italian helmets and riding gear meeting all Euro standards. SSC is Vietnam’s only 100% foreign owned and fully licensed scooter business.

Hoàng Tiêm

126 Hoang Van Thu, Phu Nhuan District; +84 9 3622 9879

This shop sells bikes on the cheap. However, they stand by their bikes and offer a set of bike warranties depending on where the bike was built (three months for China, six months for Taiwan, and one year for Japan).

Tigit motorbikes

Sarimi Condo, B1-B2 Towers, B2-00.01 Sarimi Building, D2

Cửa Hàng Xe Gắn Máy Ánh Lực

113 Pham The Hien, Ward 2, D8; +84 9 0902 1439

For information on driving a motorbike in Vietnam go to In Vietnam, Motorbike Drivers’ Behaviour Matters