Yamaha R15 V2 vs KTM RC 200 ABS vs Suzuki Gixxer SF Comparison

Updated: 12, May, 2017 06:40 PM

Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,18,838
* Delhi. May vary.
Discontinued

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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 1,90,000
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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 90,658
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
136 kg154 kg140 kg
Ground Clearance
160 mm178.5 mm160 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
12 litres9.5 litres12 litres
Wheelbase
1345 mm1340±15 mm1330 mm
Overall Length
1970 mm1978 mm2050 mm
Overall Width
670 mm688 mm785 mm
Overall Height
1070 mm1098 mm1085 mm
Seat Height
800 mm820 mm780 mm
Reserve Fuel Capacity
1.2 litresNANA

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Top Speed
131 kmph140 kmph127 kmph
0-100 kmph
13.07 secs9.30 secs16.89 secs
0-60 kmph
4.89 secsNANA
60-0 kmph
18.25 mtrsNANA
Range
500 kmsNANA
Mileage
35-45 kmpl (Approx.)30-35 kmpl (Approx.)40-50 kmpl (Approx.)

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

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

ENGINE & GEARBOX

Displacement
149.8 cc199.5 cc154.9 cc
Bore
57 mm72 mm56.0 mm
Stroke
58.7 mm49 mm62.9 mm
Number of Cylinders
111
Compression Ratio
10.4:1NANA
Secondary Reduction Ratio
3.133NANA
Gearbox Type
Return Type, Chain DriveNANA
Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
Engine Description
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valveSingle-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine, liquid-cooled4-stroke, 1-cylinder, air-cooled, BS4
Maximum Power
16.8 Bhp @ 8500 rpm25 HP @ 10000 rpm14.8 HP @ 8000 rpm
Maximum Torque
15 Nm @ 7500 rpm19.2 Nm @ 8000 rpm14 NM @ 6000 rpm
Number of Gears
665
Clutch
Wet Multiple-discClutch in oil bath, mechanically operatedMulti-plate
Cooling
Liquid CoolingLiquid cooling system, continuous circulation of cooling liquid with water pumpAir Cooling
Gear Ratios
1st=2.833, 2nd=1.875, 3rd=1.364, 4th=1.143, 5th=0.957, 6th=0.84NANA
Ignition
T.C.IContactless, controlled, fully electronic ignition system with digital ignition timing adjustmentNA
Fuel System
Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionCarburetor
Lubrication
Wet SumpWet sumpNA
Primary Reduction Ratio
3.042NANA
Emission Standard
BS4BS4BS4

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

Low Fuel Warning Light
NANA
Distance To Empty Indicator
NANA
Fuel Gauge
DigitalDigitalDigital
Tachometer
AnalogDigitalDigital
Trip Meter
DigitalDigitalDigital
Speedometer
DigitalDigitalDigital
Odometer
DigitalNADigital

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
SportsSportsSports
Official Tagline
Racing InstinctCity PerformanceLevel Pro
Bike Variant
Yamaha R15 Version 2.0KTM RC 200Suzuki Gixxer SF (Full Faired Model)
Current Status
DiscontinuedAvailableAvailable
Warranty in India
2 Years or 30,000 kms (whichever is earlier)24-Months Manufacturer’s Warranty2 Years or 30,000 kms (whichever is earlier)
Price in India
Yamaha R15 V2 was priced at INR 1,18,838 before being discontinued in India (ex-showroom).KTM RC 200 is priced at INR 1.90 Lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).Suzuki Gixxer SF is priced at INR 90,451 in India (Ex-Showroom).
Shades
Revving Blue, Adrenaline Red, Sparky GreenWhite-Black-Orange (Tri-Color)Pearl Mira Red, Metallic Triton Blue, Glass Sparkle Black
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrolPetrol
Vehicle Overview
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.KTM RC 200 is the most affordable track based 200cc motorcycle in India, KTM RC 200 comes with all of the premium equipment like USD forks, projectors headlights, aerodynamic design and all-new Black-White-Orange theme. It lacks ABS while shares the Orange frame with its elder sibling, RC390. KTM RC200 competes against Bajaj Pulsar RS200 and Honda CBR250R in India.Gixxer SF is most affordable fully faired motorcycle in India. It comes with a 154.9cc engine producing 14.6 BHP and 14 Nm of torque. Primarily, the price segment makes it rival Yamaha Fazer, Bajaj Pulsar 220F and Hero Karizma R, all of which are semi-faired. Suzuki recently updated the Gixxer SF and the bike is now equipped with a rear disc brake as standard, 3 new dual tone shades, the engine is now BS4 compliant, and Gixxer Series now comes with All-time Headlight On (AHO).

BATTERY & ELECTRICALS

Voltage
12VNA12V
Capacity
3.5Ah (10H)NA3 Ah
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeNAMaintenence Free

MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT

Design
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
Value for Money
Standout Features
Powerful Engine, Fuel Injection, Deltabox frameUSD forks, Projector LightsRear Disc Brake, Low Seat Height, Wide Tyres, Lightweight, Optional ABS, Optional Fuel Injection
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.If track riding is your hobby, RC200 has no other alternative for its price tag.Considering Gixxer SF is a great option but try getting the fuel injected variant for maximum benefits. You can even choose the ABS variant for added safety.

BRAKES & TYRES

Tubeless Tyres
Front Brake
267mm Hydraulic Single Disc300 mm Disc brake with four-pot brake caliper266mm Disc
Alloy Wheels
Rear Brake
220mm Hydraulic Single Disc230 mm brake with one-pot brake caliper, floating brake discs240mm Disc
Wheel Type
AlloysNAAlloy Wheel
Front Tyre
90/80-17110/70-17100/80-R17
Rear Tyre
130/70-R17150/60-17140/60-R17
ABS

SUSPENSION & CHASSIS

Front Suspension
TelescopicWP Suspension 4357 (Upside Down Forks)Telescopic
Rear Suspension
Linked Type MonocrossWP Suspension 4618 EM (Monoshock)7-step adjustable rear mono-shock suspension
Frame
Deltabox FrameTubular space frame made from steel, powder-coatedSingle Downtube

Miscellaneous Information

Handle Bar
Clip On Handle BarNANA
Caster Angle
26 DegreeNANA
Trail
98mmNANA

LIGHTING

Head Light Type
DualNANA
Projector Head Light
NA
Turn Signal Light (Rear)
CrystalNAClear Lens
Turn Signal Light (Front)
CrystalNAClear Lens
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Head Light
Lo beam12V/35W X1, Hi beam12V/35W X2NA12V 35/35W (AHO)
Tail Light
LED Tail LightLED Tail LampLED
Position Lamp
NANA

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