Yamaha R15 V2 vs Yamaha R15 V3 Comparison

Updated: 14, Sep, 2018 03:52 PM

Ex-Showroom Price

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

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₹ 1,27,000
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DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT

Kerb/Wet Weight
136 kg139 kg
Ground Clearance
160 mm170 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
12 litres11 litres
Wheelbase
1345 mm1325 mm
Overall Length
1970 mm1990 mm
Overall Width
670 mm725 mm
Overall Height
1070 mm1135 mm
Seat Height
800 mm815 mm
Reserve Fuel Capacity
1.2 litresNA

PERFORMANCE & MILEAGE

Top Speed
131 kmph136 kmph
Mileage (Combined)
40 kmplNA
Mileage (City)
35 kmplNA
Mileage (Highway)
45 kmplNA
0-100 kmph
13.07 secsNA
0-60 kmph
4.89 secsNA
60-0 kmph
18.25 mtrsNA
Range
500 kmsNA

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE FEATURES

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

TYRE SIZE & WHEELS

Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
Wheel Type
AlloysNA
Front Tyre
90/80-17100/80-17M/C 52P (MRF)
Rear Tyre
130/70-R17140/70-17M/C 66H (MRF)

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

Displacement
149.8 cc155.1 cc
Bore
57 mm58 mm
Stroke
58.7 mm58.7 mm
Number of Cylinders
11
Compression Ratio
10.4:111.6 : 1
Bharat Stage IV (BS4)
NA
Engine Description
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valveLiquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve, Fi, Single Cylinder, VVA (Variable Valve Actuation)
Maximum Power
16.8 Bhp @ 8500 rpm19.3 HP @ 10,000 rpm
Maximum Torque
15 Nm @ 7500 rpm15 NM @ 8500 rpm
Cooling
Liquid CoolingLiquid Cooling
Ignition
T.C.IT.C.I (Transistor controlled ignition)
Fuel System
Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Lubrication
Wet SumpWet Sump
Emission Standard
BS4NA

INSTRUMENT CONSOLE FEATURES

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

QUICK FACTS & SUMMARY

Body Type
SportsSports
Official Tagline
Racing InstinctSpeed is Reborn
Mileage
35-45 kmpl (Approx.)35-45 kmpl (approx.)
Bike Variant
Yamaha R15 Version 2.0Yamaha R15 Version 3.0
Current Status
DiscontinuedAvailable
Warranty in India
2 Years or 30,000 kms (whichever is earlier)2 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).Yamaha R15 V3 is priced at INR 1.27 Lakh in India (Ex-Showroom).
Shades
Revving Blue, Adrenaline Red, Sparky GreenRacing Blue, Thunder Grey
Fuel Type
PetrolPetrol
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.Yamaha R15 V3 is one among most sought out bikes of 150cc segment. It is undoubtedly more powerful than ever with this new update. Yamaha officially launched the R15 Version 3 in India @ Auto Expo 2018. The bike is powered by a 155.1cc engine, which develops maximum power of 19.30 HP @ 10,000 rpm and maximum torque of 15 NM @ 8500 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox. The version launched in India is not equipped with USD front forks and ABS.

BATTERY & ELECTRICALS

Voltage
12V12V
Capacity
3.5Ah (10H)4.0Ah (10HR)
Battery Type
Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free (ETZ-5)

MAXABOUT RATING & VERDICT

Design
Performance
Comfort
Fuel Economy
Features
Build Quality
Value for Money
NA
Standout Features
Powerful Engine, Fuel Injection, Deltabox framePowerful Engine, LED lights, All-New Design, All-Digital Instrument Console
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.Yes, it is the most-powerful and most feature-loaded 150cc motorcycle in India.

BRAKES & SAFETY

Front Brake
267mm Hydraulic Single Disc282mm Single Disc
Rear Brake
220mm Hydraulic Single Disc220mm Single Disc
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)

SUSPENSION & WHEEL TRAVEL

Front Suspension
TelescopicTelescopic Forks (No USD Forks for India)
Rear Suspension
Linked Type MonocrossMonoshock

Miscellaneous Information

Handle Bar
Clip On Handle BarNA
Frame/Chassis
Deltabox FrameDelta box frame
Caster Angle
26 DegreeNA
Trail
98mm88 mm

GEARBOX & CLUTCH

Secondary Reduction Ratio
3.1333.429 (48/14)
Gearbox Type
Return Type, Chain DriveNA
Number of Gears
66
Clutch
Wet Multiple-discWet Type Multi-Plate Assist & Slipper Clutch
Gear Ratios
1st=2.833, 2nd=1.875, 3rd=1.364, 4th=1.143, 5th=0.957, 6th=0.841st gear - 2.833 (34/12), 2nd gear - 1.875 (30/16), 3rd gear - 1.364 (30/22), 4th gear - 1.143 (24/21), 5th gear - 0.957 (22/23), 6th gear - 0.840 (21/25)
Primary Reduction Ratio
3.0423.042 (73/24)

LIGHTING

Head Light Type
DualDual
Projector Head Light
NA
Turn Signal Light (Rear)
Crystal12V, 10W×2
Turn Signal Light (Front)
Crystal12V, 10W×2
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
NA
Head Light
Lo beam12V/35W X1, Hi beam12V/35W X2LED Head Light
Tail Light
LED Tail LightLED Tail Light
Position Lamp

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