Yamaha YZF-R125 vs Honda CBR125R vs KTM RC 125 ABS Comparison

Updated: 19, Jun, 2019 08:55 AM

Expected Price

₹ 1,20,000
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Expected

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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,00,000
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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,47,000
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
142 kg136.9 kg160.4 kg
Ground Clearance
155 mm185 mm157 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
11.50 litres13 litres9.5 litres
Wheelbase
1355 mm1313 mm1341 mm
Overall Length
1955 mm1946 mm1977 mm
Overall Width
680 mm704 mm688 mm
Overall Height
1065 mm1089 mm1098 mm
Seat Height
825 mm793 mm835 mm
Oil tank capacity
1.15 litresNANA

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Step-up Seat/Split Seat

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
124.7 cc124.7 cc124.7 cc
Bore
52 mm58 mm58 mm
Stroke
58.6 mm47.2 mm47.2 mm
Number of Cylinders
111
Compression Ratio
11.2 : 111 : 1NA
Gearbox Type
Constant meshNANA
Engine Description
Single cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-valvesLiquid-cooled 4-stroke 2-valve SOHC single1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooled
Maximum Power
14.8 Bhp @ 9000 rpm13.1 Bhp @ 10000 rpm14.5 HP @ 9250 rpm
Maximum Torque
12.4 Nm @ 8000 rpm10.41 Nm @ 8000 rpm12 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Number of Gears
666
Clutch
Wet, multiple-disc coil springWet, multiplate with coil springsWet multi-disc clutch / mechanically operated
Cooling
Liquid CoolingLiquid CoolingLiquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pump
Lubrication
Wet sumpNAWet sump
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel InjectionPGM-FI electronic fuel injectionFuel Injection
Ignition
TCI (digital)Computer-controlled digital transistorised with electronic advanceContactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustment
Final transmission
ChainNANA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigitalDigital
Tachometer
DigitalAnalogDigital
Trip Meter
DigitalDigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigitalDigital
Clock
DigitalNANA
Odometer
DigitalNANA

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Top Speed
120 kmph115 kmph125 kmph
Body Type
SportsSportsSports
Official Tagline
Feed Your HungerRace InspiredCertain of Success
Mileage
40-50 kmpl (approx.)35-45 kmpl (approx.)40-45 kmpl (approx.)
Bike Variant
Yamaha YZF-R125NAKTM RC 125
Current Status
UpcomingNAAvailable
Price in India
Yamaha R125 is expected to be priced around INR 1.20 lakh in India (ex-showroom).NANew KTM RC 125 is available in India for INR 1.47 lakh (ex-showroom).
Shades
Race Blue, Competition White, Matt GreyBlack, Tri-ColorBlack with Orange, Black with White
Vehicle Overview
Yamaha R125 is offered in countries where license restrictions make it easy to buy a 125cc motorcycle than the Yamaha R15. It carries premium parts and claims the same design as present generation R15 V3. Yamaha YZF-R125 claims a top speed of 120 kph while its international rivals include Suzuki GSX-R125, KTM RC125, Aprilia RS4 125, and Honda CBR125R. As of now, Yamaha has no plans to launch the R125 in India.Honda CBR125R is the youngest member of the CBR family, producing 13.1 BHP at 10,000 rpm and 10.41 Nm at 8000 rpm from its 124.7cc, liquid cooled and fuel injected engine. It weighs 136.9 kg and carries a 13 liter fuel tank. The design of the motorcycle is identical to the CBR150R that is being sold in India. It uses a 276 mm front disc with dual piston calipers and 220 mm rear disc with single piston calipers. The front forks measure 31 mm while the travel is restricted to 120 mm. The motorcycle rivals Yamaha R125, Suzuki GSX-R125, Aprilia RS 125 and KTM RC125.KTM RC 125 is the smallest motorcycle in the RC series, when compared in terms of engine displacement. It uses exactly the same components as the bigger RC 200, sharing even the same fuel tank and body panels. The paint scheme is more towards the Orange side while the 125cc engine here produces 14.5 HP at 9250 rpm and 12 Nm at 8000 rpm. This makes it rival the Yamaha R125, Suzuki GSX-R125, Honda CBR125R and Aprilia RS4 125 internationally. KTM RC 125 was recently launched in India and the pre-bookings are open for a token amount of INR 5000.
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrolPetrol

BATTERY & LIGHTING

Pass Light
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance FreeNA

MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT

Design
NA
Performance
NA
Comfort
NA
Fuel Economy
NA
Features
NA
Build Quality
NA
Standout Features
Dual Headlights, USD premium forks, Wide Tyres, Electronic Fuel Injection, Impressive Riding PositionNAProjector Headlights, Powerful Engine, Impressive Shade, Premium Suspension and Brakes

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Brake
292mm Single Disc276 x 4mm dual hydraulic disc with dual-piston caliper and sintered metal pads300mm Disc brake with four-pot brake caliper
Alloy Wheels
Rear Brake
230mm Single Disc220 x 4mm hydraulic disc with single-piston caliper and sintered metal pads230mm Disc brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating brake discs
Front Tyre
100/80-17 M/C100/80-17M/C110/70 ZR17
Rear Tyre
140/70-17 M/C130/70-17M/C150/60 ZR17
ABS
NAYes (1-channel)
Front Wheel
17-inch17xMT217-inch
Rear Wheel
17-inch17xMT3.5017-inch

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
41mm Upside Down (USD) Forks31mm telescopic fork, 120mm axle travel43mm WP USD Forks
Rear Suspension
Linked monoshock with spring preload adjustmentMonoshock damper, 126mm axle travelWP Monoshock
Frame
Steel DeltaboxPentagonal; steel twin-sparSteel Trellis Frame
Front Wheel Travel
130 mmNA125 mm
Rear Wheel Travel
114 mmNA150 mm

Miscellaneous Information

Caster Angle
25º35°NA
Trail
89 mm90mmNA

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