Yamaha YZF-R15 Version 2.0 vs TVS Apache RTR 200 Comparison

Updated: 12, May, 2017 07:12 PM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,18,800
* Delhi. May vary.

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₹ 92,900
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DIMENSIONS, WEIGHT & CAPACITIES

Kerb/Wet Weight
136 kg148 kg
Ground Clearance
160 mm180 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
12 litres12 litres
Wheelbase
1345 mm1353 mm
Overall Length
1970 mm2050 mm
Overall Width
670 mm790 mm
Overall Height
1070 mm1105 mm
Seat Height
800 mm800 mm
Reserve Fuel Capacity
1.2 litres2.5 litres

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Top Speed
131 kmph127 kmph
Mileage (Combined)
40 kmpl35 kmpl
Mileage (City)
35 kmpl30 kmpl
Mileage (Highway)
45 kmpl40 kmpl
0-100 kmph
13.07 secs12 secs
0-60 kmph
4.89 secs3.95 secs
60-0 kmph
18.25 mtrsNA
Range
500 kmsNA

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Pass Light
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Pillion Grabrail
Stand Alarm
NA
Engine Kill Switch

WHEELS & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Type
AlloysAlloy Wheels (10-Spoke)
Front Tyre
90/80-1790/90 R17 (TVS Remora) / Pirelli (Optional)
Rear Tyre
130/70-R17130/70 R17 (TVS Remora) / Pirelli (Optional)

ENGINE, POWER & TORQUE

Displacement
149.8 cc197.75 cc
Bore
57 mm66 mm
Stroke
58.7 mm57.8 mm
No. of Cylinders
11
Compression Ratio
10.4:19.7 :1
Engine Description
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve197.75cc, single cylinder, SI, 4 stroke, Oil Cooled
Maximum Power
16.8 Bhp @ 8500 rpm20.23 BHP @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque
15 Nm @ 7500 rpm18.1 NM @ 7000 RPM
Cooling
Liquid CoolingOil Cooler with Ram Air Assist
Ignition
T.C.IIDI - Dual Mode Digital Ignition
Fuel System
Fuel InjectionCarburettor (KEIHIN CV) / Electronic Fuel Injection (Optional)
Lubrication
Wet SumpNA
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol
Emission Standard
BS4BS4

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE

Low Fuel Warning Light
NA
Distance To Empty Indicator
NA
Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Tachometer
AnalogDigital
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigital
Odometer
DigitalDigital

BATTERY

Voltage
12V12V
Capacity
3.5Ah (10H)9 Ah
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMF

MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT

Design
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
Value for Money
Standout Features
Powerful Engine, Fuel Injection, Deltabox framePowerful Headlight, Lightweight, Informative Console, Impressive Shades
Should You Buy It?
If you are a die-hard Yamaha race bike fan, R15 is the best motorcycle one could currently buy with a 150 cc engine.Apache 200 is the most practical option when considering a 200 cc bike for daily travel. It is more effective in terms of fuel usage and initial pricing.

BRAKES

Front Brake
267mm Hydraulic Single Disc270mm Petal Disc
Rear Brake
220mm Hydraulic Single Disc240mm Petal Disc
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Optional

QUICK FACTS

Type
SportsNaked
Official Tagline
Racing InstinctEvery Day is Race Day
Status
AvailableAvailable
Mileage
35-45 kmpl (approx.)30-40 kmpl (approx.)
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
Frame/Chassis
Deltabox FrameDouble cradle split synchro stiff frame
Shades
Revving Blue, Adrenaline Red, Sparky GreenGloss Black, Matte Black, Gloss White, Matte White, Matte Yellow, Matte Red, Matte Grey
Warranty
For 2 years or 30000 kms from the date of purchase (whichever is earlier)NA
On-Road Price (Delhi)
Rs 1.32 lakh (approx.)Rs 1.03 lakh (approx.)
Summary
R15 is India's favorite sport bike in 150cc segment, as even after 8 years of launch. The bike carries an influential design and carries all of the advanced engine technologies like liquid cooling and electronic fuel injection. Yamaha R15 V2.0 generates 16.8 BHP and 15 Nm of torque. It competes against Honda CBR150R primarily. Due to its high price, it is even compared to Bajaj Pulsar RS200 very often.Apache RTR 200 is the flagship bike by TVS for the Indian market. It competes directly against Bajaj Pulsar AS200 while indirect rivals even include Bajaj Pulsar RS200, KTM 200 Duke and KTM RC 200. It is currently sold in carburettor fed version and would soon receive fuel injection and ABS version. Apache RTR 200 produces 20.23 BHP and 18.1 Nm of torque, making it the most value for money 200cc motorcycle in India.
GST Price
The Post-GST Price of Yamaha R15 V2 is INR 1,18,800 (Ex-showroom Delhi).The Post-GST Price of TVS Apache RTR 200 is INR 92,900 (Ex-showroom Delhi).

SUSPENSION

Front Suspension
Telescopic37mm Telescopic Forks
Rear Suspension
Linked Type MonocrossMono Tube - Monoshock

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

Handle Bar
Clip On Handle BarClip-on handlebar
Caster Angle
26 DegreeNA
Trail
98mmNA

TRANSMISSION

Secondary Reduction Ratio
3.133NA
Gearbox Type
Return Type, Chain DriveNA
No. of Gears
65
Clutch
Wet Multiple-discWet Multi Plate - 6 Plate Design
Gear Ratios
1st=2.833, 2nd=1.875, 3rd=1.364, 4th=1.143, 5th=0.957, 6th=0.84NA
Primary Reduction Ratio
3.042NA

LIGHTING

Head Light Type
DualHalogen
Projector Head Light
Turn Signal Light (Rear)
CrystalClear Lens
Turn Signal Light (Front)
CrystalClear Lens
Head Light
Lo beam12V/35W X1, Hi beam12V/35W X260/55W, H4 Bulb with All-Time On LED Position Lamp
Tail Light
LED Tail LightLED 2.5W
Position Lamp
Yes (DRLs)

UniqueFeatures

Unique Features
RoadsideAssisatnaceNA
Unique Features
RoadsideAssisatnaceNA
Unique Features
RoadsideAssisatnaceNA

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