KTM RC 125 vs Yamaha XSR155 Comparison

Updated: 09, Jan, 2021 06:11 AM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,70,214
* Delhi. May vary.

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DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

Ground Clearance
178.5 mm170 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
9.5 litres10 litres
Wheelbase
1341 mm1330 mm
Seat Height
820 mm810 mm
Overall Length
1977 mm2000 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight
164.4 kg134 kg
Overall Width
688 mm805 mm
Overall Height
1098 mm1080 mm
Dry Weight
154.2 kgNA

PERFORMANCE FIGURES

0-60 kmph
4.3 secsNA
0-100 kmph
14.6 secs15 secs

COMFORT FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat
NA
Engine Kill Switch

MILEAGE AND TOP SPEED

Mileage
As reported by the RC 125 owners in India, the real mileage of KTM RC 125 is 45 kmpl.Yamaha XSR155 mileage is expected to be around 40 kmpl.
Top Speed
KTM RC 125 top speed is 120 kmph (speedo-indicated).Yamaha XSR155 top speed is 135 kmph (speedo-indicated).
Performance
In terms of performance, the 125cc sportbike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 14.6 seconds.In terms of performance, the 155cc street bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 15 seconds.

ENGINE AND GEARBOX

Displacement
124.7 cc155.1 cc
Number of Cylinders
11
Engine Description
124.7cc, Single Cylinder, Liquid Cooled155.1cc, Liquid Cooled, Single Cylinder
Maximum Power
14.5 HP @ 9250 rpm18.6 HP @ 10,000 rpm
Maximum Torque
12 Nm @ 8000 rpm14.1 NM @ 8500 rpm
Number of Gears
66
Cooling
Liquid CooledLiquid Cooling
Fuel System
Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Emission Standard
BS6-CompliantBS6-Compliant
Clutch
Wet MultiplateWet Type Multi-Plate Assist & Slipper Clutch

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

ABS Light
Low Fuel Warning Light
NA
Low Oil Indicator
NA
Low Battery Indicator
NA
Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigital
Tachometer
DigitalDigital
Trip Meter
DigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigital
Clock
NA

KEY FEATURES AND COMPETITORS

Braking System
1-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)2-Channel ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)
Key Highlights
ABS, USD Front Forks, Wide Tyres, All-Digital ConsoleUnique Looks, Retro Console, Powerful Engine, 2-Channel ABS, Wide Rear Tyre, LED Headlight
Competitors
At this price point, KTM RC 125 competes with Yamaha R15 V3 and Bajaj Pulsar RS200 in India. Internationally, the 125cc sportbike rivals Yamaha R125, Aprilia RS 125, Suzuki GSX-R125, Kawasaki Ninja 125, and the Honda CBR125R.Yamaha R15 V3, KTM 125 Duke, Suzuki Gixxer 155, Bajaj Pulsar NS200, TVS Apache RTR 200

BATTERY AND LIGHTING

Pass Light
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Head Light
ProjectorLED Head Light
Tail Light
LEDLED Tail Light
Battery Type
MFMaintenance Free (ETZ-5)

MAXABOUT RATING AND OVERVIEW

Design
Performance
In terms of performance, the 125cc sportbike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 14.6 seconds.In terms of performance, the 155cc street bike can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in around 15 seconds.
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
Value for Money
Vehicle Overview
KTM recently launched the BS6-compliant model of the RC 125 in India with an ex-showroom price tag of INR 1.55 lakh. The entry-level sportbike continues to be powered by a 124.7cc single-cylinder fuel-injected liquid-cooled engine which is good for 14.5HP of maximum power and a peak torque of 12Nm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The bike continues to be equipped with a single-channel ABS unit along with an all-digital instrument console. Apart from the BS6 engine and the new Orange-White shade, no other significant changes have been made to the new model. 2020 KTM RC 125 on-road price is Rs 1.80 lakh (approximate).NA
Should You Buy It?
Though it is priced a little bit on the higher side, the RC 125 is loaded with premium components and is the most powerful 125cc bike you can buy in India.NA

BRAKES AND TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Brake
300mm Single Disc282mm Single Disc
Alloy Wheels
Rear Brake
230mm Single Disc220mm Single Disc
Wheel Type
AlloysNA
ABS
1-Channel2-Channel ABS
Front Tyre
110/70-R17110/70-17 (India Will Get 100/80-17)
Rear Tyre
150/60-R17140/70-17
Front Wheel
17-inch17-inch
Rear Wheel
17-inch17-inch

SUSPENSION AND CHASSIS

Front Suspension
WP Upside-Down ForksUSD Forks (India Will Get Conventional Telescopic Forks)
Rear Suspension
WP MonoshockMonoshock
Frame
Steel Trellis FrameDelta Box

Miscellaneous Information

Chain
5/8 x 1/4” X-RingNA
Steering Angle
66.5°NA

Colour Options and Price in India

Body Type
SportsNaked
Official Tagline
Certain of SuccessSport Heritage
Bike Variant
2021 KTM RC 125Yamaha XSR155
Current Status
AvailableUpcoming
Ex-Showroom Price
2021 BS6 KTM RC 125 price is Rs 1.70 lakh (ex-showroom).Yamaha XSR155 price is expected to be around Rs 1.50 lakh (ex-showroom).
Colours
Electronic Orange, Dark GalvanoPremium Grey, White-Red, Green, Black
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol
Ex-Showroom Price vs On-Road Price
Ex-Showroom Price is the Manufacturing Cost of the vehicle + Dealer/Seller Profit + GST (Goods and Service Tax) + Transportation Charges (from the manufacturing plant to the dealership). On the other hand, the On-Road Price is the actual cost you pay to the dealership to make the vehicle legal to run on the roads. It includes Ex-Showroom Price in your city + RTO Charges (Vehicle Registration) + One Time Road Tax + Insurance Charges. The On-Road Price also includes some optional things like if you opt for Genuine Accessories and Extended Warranty while buying a vehicle. Please note that the On-Road Price varies a lot across different states in India due to different percentage for the State Registration Charges.NA
On-Road Price
KTM RC 125 on-road price is Rs 1.96 lakh in Delhi, Rs 2.03 lakh in Mumbai, Rs 1.98 lakh in Kolkata and Rs 2.01 lakh in Chennai. The prices mentioned here are approximate and we suggest you contact your nearest KTM dealership to get the exact on-road price quote in your city.NA

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