Yamaha MT-125 vs Honda MSX125 Comparison

Updated: 23, Jul, 2021 08:30 AM

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₹ 1,20,000
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₹ 80,000
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DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
142 kg101.7 kg
Ground Clearance
160 mm160 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
11 litres5.5 litres
Wheelbase
1325 mm1200 mm
Overall Length
1960 mm1760 mm
Overall Width
800 mm755 mm
Overall Height
1065 mm1010 mm
Seat Height
810 mm765 mm
Engine Oil Capacity
1.05 litres1.1 litres

COMFORT FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
Pillion Grabrail
NA

MILEAGE AND TOP SPEED

Mileage
Yamaha MT-15 mileage is 47.3 kmpl (company-claimed).65.70 kmpl (Certified)
Top Speed
Yamaha MT-15 top speed is around 120 kmph (approximate).NA
Performance
In terms of performance, the 125cc streetfighter can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 14 seconds.

ENGINE AND GEARBOX

Displacement
124 cc124.9 cc
Bore
52 mm52.4 mm
Stroke
58.6 mm57.9 mm
Number of Cylinders
11
Gearbox Type
Constant MeshNA
Compression Ratio
11.2 : 19.3:1
Engine Description
124cc, Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke, Single Cylinder, SOHC Engine2-valve air-cooled single cylinder
Maximum Power
14.7 HP @ 10000 rpm9.7 HP @ 7000 rpm
Maximum Torque
11.5 Nm @ 8000 rpm10.9 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Number of Gears
64
Clutch
Wet, Multiple DiscWet multiplate
Cooling
Liquid CoolingAir Cooling
Lubrication
Wet SumpNA
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel InjectionPGM-FI Electronic Fuel Injection
Ignition
TCI (Transistor Controlled Igniter)NA
Final transmission
ChainNA
Emission Standard
BS6-CompliantNA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

ABS Light
NA
Fuel Gauge
Digital
Tachometer
DigitalNA
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigital
Clock
Digital
Odometer
DigitalNA

KEY FEATURES AND COMPETITORS

Braking System
2-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)NA
Competitors
Kawasaki Z125, KTM Duke 125, Suzuki GSX-S125, Honda CB125R, Aprilia Tuono 125NA
Key Highlights
Sophisticated Negative LCD Instruments, Dual Slant-Eye Positions LED Headlight, Assist and Slipper Clutch, 125cc EU5 Engine with Variable Valve Actuation, Sporty Deltabox Frame and Aluminium Swingarm, Modern and Aggressive Body Design.USD Front Forks, ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System), Digital Instrument Console, Excellent Mileage, Striking Looks

BATTERY AND LIGHTING

Pass Light
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
NA
Head Light
LEDLED
Battery Type
MFMF
Tail Light
LEDLED

MAXABOUT RATING AND OVERVIEW

Design
Performance
In terms of performance, the 125cc streetfighter can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 14 seconds.
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
Value for Money
NA

BRAKES AND TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Brake
292mm Hydraulic Single DiscSingle 220mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston brake caliper
Alloy Wheels
Rear Brake
220mm Hydraulic Single DiscSingle 190mm disc with hydraulic single-piston brake caliper
Wheel Type
AlloysY-Spoke Aluminium Cast
Front Tyre
100/80-17 M/C 52S120/70-12
Rear Tyre
140/70-17 M/C 66S130/70-12
ABS
Front Wheel
17-inchY-Spoke Aluminium Cast MT 2.5 -12
Rear Wheel
17-inchY-Spoke Aluminium Cast MT 2.5 -12

SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS

Front Suspension
41mm Upside-Down Telescopic ForksUSD Front Forks, 31mm
Rear Suspension
Unit SwingMono shock, steel square pipe swingarm
Frame
DiamondSteel mono-backbone frame
Front Wheel Travel
130 mmNA
Rear Wheel Travel
110 mmNA

Miscellaneous Information

Emission (Co2)
47 g/kmNA
Caster
26º25°
Trail
95 mm81mm

Colour Options and Price in India

Body Type
NakedMonkey
Official Tagline
Darkness is the Next LevelIt's all about the Fun
Bike Variant
Yamaha MT-125Honda MSX125
Current Status
UpcomingUpcoming
Ex-Showroom Price
Yamaha MT-125 is expected to be priced around Rs 1.20 lakh in India (ex-showroom).Honda MSX125 is expected to be priced around Rs 80,000 in India (ex-showroom).
Colours
Icon Blue, Tech Black, Storm FluoMatte Axis Grey Metallic, Pearl Himalayas White, Pearl Valentine Red, Lemon Ice Yellow
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol
India Launch Update
As of now, Yamaha has no official plans to launch the MT-125 in India. If it comes, it would be competing with the likes of KTM Duke 125.NA

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