Yamaha SZ

Yamaha SZ


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Ex-Showroom Price

₹ 60,307 - ₹ 70,983
* Delhi. May vary.


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The Yamaha SZ is a great bike for those looking for a reliable, comfortable and powerful ride. This bike is powered by a 149.2cc air-cooled, 4-stroke, single-cylinder engine. It produces 14.2bhp of power and 12.8 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 5-speed transmission with a wet multi-plate clutch. This bike offers great fuel efficiency with a mileage of around 50-55 km/l. The Yamaha SZ is equipped with an all-digital instrument cluster which provides various information such as speedometer, odometer, fuel gauge, and a service reminder. It also has a fuel tank capacity of 12.5 liters. 

The Yamaha SZ is available in various colours like Matte Grey, Black, and Red. The Yamaha SZ has a starting price of Rs. 1.09 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). All in all, the Yamaha SZ is a great bike which provides great performance, style, and reliability at an affordable price.


2015 Yamaha SZ-RR V2 price was Rs 69,983 before being discontinued in India. The Yamaha SZ-RR V2 available in Ivory Green, Red Dash and Green Arrow color options.

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Thursday, 14 September 2023 04:57 AM

Yamaha has pulled the plug on its 150cc commuter, the SZ RR Version 2.0 in India. The production of the bike has been stopped but it still exists on the company’s website and will continue to be seen until the stocks last with the dealers. The motorcycle was already expected to be discontinued as the manufacturer had skipped updating it with ABS even after the 1 April deadline, post which the government mandated the safety feature in motorcycles over 125cc. After the SZ RR V 2.0 has been discontinued, Yamaha has four motorcycles in its 150cc line-up which includes the YZF R15 V3, MT-15, FZ V3 and FZ S V3.  

Colour Options and Price in India
Bike Variant 2015 Yamaha SZ-RR V2
Availability Status in India Discontinued
2-Wheeler Type Commuter
Latest Price in India 2015 Yamaha SZ-RR V2 price was Rs 69,983 before being discontinued.
Fuel Type Petrol
Colour Options Ivory Green, Red Dash, Green Arrow
Official Tagline New Innovation for a New Impression. Stay Ahead!
Vehicle Overview Yamaha SZ-RR is the most affordable 150cc motorcycle in the company lineup. Not just that, it uses the same engine that is fitted in the Fazer Version 2.0 but carries a different state of tune due to carburettor use. It comes out to be the best option for those who are looking for a refined premium commuter for everyday riding. The engine here is good for 11.9 BHP and 12.8 Nm of torque. The bike weighs just 134 kg and claims a top speed of 105 kmph. The 14 liter fuel tank is very helpful during long journeys while the bike rivals Hero Achiever, Honda Unicorn and Bajaj V15 in its segment.
Engine Details Air cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve
Fuel System Carburetor
Cooling Air-cooled
Engine cc (Displacement) 149 cc
Maximum Power 12.1 HP @ 7500 rpm
Maximum Torque 12.8 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Number of Cylinders Single Cylinder
Emission Norms BS4-Compliant
Lubrication Wet sump
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Bore 57.3 mm
Stroke 57.9 mm
Cylinder Layout 1
Number of Gears 5
Gearbox Type Constant Mesh
Clutch Wet, multiple-disc
Gear Ratios 1st=2.714, 2nd=1.789, 3rd=1.318, 4th=1.045, 5th=0.916
Primary Reduction Ratio 3.409
Secondary Reduction Ratio 3.000
Final Drive Chain
Shift Type Return
Mileage 45-55 kmpl (approx.)
Front Brake 245 mm Hydraulic Disc
Rear Brake 130 mm Drum
Front Tyre 2.75-17M/C 41P
Rear Tyre 100/90-17M/C 55P
Wheel Size 17-inch
Tubeless Tyres
Alloy Wheels
Braking System Anti-Lock Braking System
Front Suspension Telescopic with coil spring & oil damper
Rear Suspension Swingarm with coil spring & oil damper
Frame (Chassis) Diamond-type
Front Wheel Travel 135mm
Rear Wheel Travel 120mm
Overall Length 2050 mm
Overall Width 760 mm
Overall Height 1100 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Seat Height 800 mm
Wheelbase 1320 mm
Kerb Weight 134 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 14 litres
Engine Oil Capacity 1.2 litres
Turning Circle 4.8
Speedometer Analog
Tachometer Analog
Odometer Analog
Fuel Gauge Analog
Battery Type MF
Capacity 5AH (10H)
Voltage 12V
Head Light Halogen (12V.35/35Wx1)
Tail Light 12V.21/5Wx1
Turn Signal Light (Front) 12V.10Wx2
Turn Signal Light (Rear) 12V.10Wx2
Auxiliary Light 12V.5Wx1
Automatic Headlamp On (AHO)
Electric Start
Pillion Footrest
Miscellaneous Information
Caster 26°
Trail 99 mm

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Questions and Answers

Most Popular Answers for Yamaha SZ
What is the top speed of the Yamaha SZ?
14 September 2023 05:04

Yamaha SZ can reach 60 kmph in around 6 seconds and can reach a top speed of 105 kmph. This makes it a suitable option for daily commuting on city roads or even for occasional long rides. 

Why my Yamaha SZ run smooth at low speed?
19 January 2023 08:30

It is possible that your Yamaha SZ is not running smoothly at low speed due to a number of different factors. 

The most common cause is a dirty or worn spark plug, which can cause the bike to run rough at low speeds. 

Another thing to look at is the air filter, which if clogged can reduce the airflow to the engine and cause it to run rough. 

Lastly, the fuel level could be too low, resulting in the bike running rough at low speeds. If none of these seem to be the issue, it may be necessary to take it to a qualified technician for further diagnosis.

Which one should I buy - Yamaha FZS Ver 2.0 or Yamaha SZ RR Ver 2.0?
29 December 2022 05:46
Both the bikes are good to ride and specially the FZS version 2.0 is highly refined by its last update received. It has got a fuel injection system for better efficiency in terms of performance and mileage. It also comes with wider tyres, making it more comfortable to ride. Power values are more when compared to SZ RR version 2.0. SZ RR and FZS have a very low mileage difference between them, which expands when the throttle of both the bikes are pulled. FZS being a more performance oriented motorcycle comes up with more fuel burning when at high speeds but in general riding, the difference would not be a meaningful point of concern. You should go for FZS version 2.0.

Yamaha FZS Version 2.0 - It's Not A Machine. It's ME.

Which one should I buy - Yamaha SZ RR V2.0 or Honda Unicorn 160?
29 December 2022 05:45
Honda Unicorn 160 is a better option considering the overall specifications of the motorcycles. This is due to its high performance and a more capable engine. The Honda Unicorn produces 14.5 BHP @ 8000 rpm as compared to 12 BHP of the Yamaha SZ RR. Also the Honda Unicorn has a better riding than its rival, making it the best out of both.

Honda CB Unicorn 160 - Looks Good. Is Good.

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Bad buying experience with my Yamaha SZ

Divya Gupta | One year ago
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I had a bad buying experience with my Yamaha SZ. I ordered a certain color, but did not receive it and had to be forgiven by the dealer. The riding experience on the SZ R was ok on straight roads, but even worse on hilly roads. The initial pickup was good, but after that it felt like riding an old bull cart. Once we reached top gear 5th, it felt like a panther. In India, we cannot ride for more than 15 minutes in top gear unless we are travelling on a national highway. The looks of the bike were average, but the performance was good and the silencer had a great sound. 

The mileage was terrible - 50 to drop off 25 kmpl in one year. The service from Yamaha was ok, but the parts were expensive and we had to argue a lot to get the warranty of one year. The pros of the bike were the low price, sporty look, and light weight. The cons were very bad mileage, less power, and higher maintenance.

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Say NO to Yamaha SZ

Charu Garg | One year ago
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When I bought my new Yamaha SZ, I was initially happy with my purchase. Initially, the ride quality was good and I had no problems. However, after a few thousand kilometers, I started to experience some issues with the engine. It became increasingly noisy, and I had to change the carburetor at 10000 km. Even after getting the service done on time, the service center technician was unable to identify the problems. The mechanics were inexperienced and could not provide a proper diagnosis. This was not the experience I expected from a Yamaha product. I will never buy a Yamaha again.

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Doesn't have a kick start and the headlight is not powerful

Gazal Singla | One year ago
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I bought the Yamaha SZ-R in December 2011 and I was very pleased with its sporty look. I was especially impressed with the comfort of the ride and the overall riding experience is quite remarkable. The bike's performance is good and I have taken many long rides since purchasing it. I have gone from Kalyan to Ratnagiri (about 800 kms), Kalyan to Mahabaleshwar (about 700 kms), and Kalyan to Nashik-Shirdi (about 700 kms) and I have driven all of these distances without any problems. My previous bike caused me back pain, so I have found the SZ-R to be a great relief in that respect. My daily travel is about 20 kilometers and I'm getting an average mileage of 40-45 kilometers in the city and 45-50 kilometers for long-distance rides.

The only downsides of the bike is that it doesn't have a kick start and the headlight is not as powerful as I would like. The battery also got damaged after 18 months, but I replaced it with an Exide battery and it has worked well since then. After 5 years, the bike has started to give some problems, with both the front and rear suspension getting damaged and the tyres losing their shape and grip. I changed them with Ceat tyres and since then there have been no punctures. Compared to other bikes of the same period, I think my Yamaha SZ-R

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An average bike

Prem Shankar Baghel | One year ago
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Riding is fine as far as you do not go beyond 80kmph. The bike is able to reach 115kmph without a pillion crouched down. But at that point you will feel how hard the bike struggles to maintain the speed. Untill 80 kmph the bike is able to hold speeds for long commutes. You will feel that the bike lacks a 6th gear on the highway. I haven't tested the mileage but i believe it returns about 45-50 kmpl.

The downside is that there is no kill-switch. It even lacks a pass light.

I have faced the issue of the speedometer cable getting ripped every 500 km I drove. Replacing it is a waste of time and you won't be able to keep the correct odometer reading.

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Not a wise decision to purchase the Yamaha SZ

Deepak Kumar | One year ago
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After reading this review, it is clear that the Yamaha SZ is not a good buy. The user has experienced several issues with the bike in the two years that they have owned it, including having to replace the meter wire, clutch cable, and accelerator cable multiple times. The user has also reported that the mileage is very low and that the chain sprocket is giving them problems. Additionally, they have indicated that the exchange amount offered is too low. Overall, based on this review, it is not a wise decision to purchase the Yamaha SZ .

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Varun Sharma
one year ago

The Yamaha SZ R is an excellent bike for the mileage conscious rider. It has a good fuel economy with a good pickup and a bold look. I have been using this bike for eight years now and have gone more than 120,000 km on it. In the city, it gives 45 kmpl while on the highway it gives 55 kmpl. The maintenance cost of this bike is much lower than other 150cc segment bikes. The ride is very smooth and the pickup is good.

Reena Yadav
one year ago

The Yamaha SZ was an exciting bike when it was launched, but unfortunately its production was stopped after just one and a half years. This has been a source of great frustration for owners of the bike, who are unable to find spare parts for it, making it very difficult to keep the bike in good condition. In terms of mileage, the Yamaha SZ is a 153cc bike, and its mileage is lower than that of the Royal Enfield. This is a major drawback for potential buyers, who are looking for a bike that can provide good mileage.

Pranshu Mishra
one year ago

I love my Yamaha SZ for its perfect combination of power and performance. The bike has great grip on the road, allowing me to feel in control and confident while riding. The mileage is excellent at 45+ km/l, making it a great choice for long drives. I would highly recommend this bike to anyone looking for a reliable and powerful ride. Furthermore, it has a beautiful design and colour scheme that still looks great after 5+ years of use. Additionally, spare parts are easy to find in local markets, making repairs and replacements much more convenient.

Reggie de Leon
10 years ago

Highly inaccurate posting of fuel consumption. Only 35-45 km/Li.

10 years ago

rubbish bikeee

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