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Yamaha FZ X

Yamaha FZ X is a street bike available at a price range of Rs. 1,17,519 - Rs. 1,25,024 in India. It is available in 2 variants and 3 colours. It is powered by a 149 cc BS-VI engine and has a user reported mileage of 46.5 kmpl. It comes with both front and rear disc brakes.

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Key specs
  • Displacement149 cc
  • Mileage - Owner Reported46.5 kmpl
  • Transmission5 Speed Manual

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Yamaha FZ X Summary

FZ X key highlights

Engine Capacity 149 cc
Mileage Owner Reported Mileage: BikeWale collects mileage information from bike owners to provide you with the actual mileage that you might get. 46.5 kmpl
Transmission 5 Speed Manual
Fuel Tank Capacity 10 litres
Seat Height 810 mm
Max Power 12.2 bhp

About FZ X

Yamaha FZ X is a street bike available at a starting price of Rs. 1,17,519 in India. It is available in 2 variants and 3 colours with top variant price starting from Rs. 1,25,024. The Yamaha FZ X is powered by 149cc BS6 engine which develops a power of 12.2 bhp and a torque of 13.3 Nm. With both front and rear disc brakes, Yamaha FZ X comes up with anti-locking braking system.

India Yamaha Motors has expanded its FZ series with the launch of the new FZ-X in our market. The new FZ-X features a neo-retro design that is inspired by the Yamaha XSR motorcycles. This latest offering from India Yamaha Motors shares its chassis and base components with the FZ FI range. The new Yamaha FZ-X will be available in two variants – standard and with Y-Connect Bluetooth tech. Both variants are available in three colours – Matte Copper, Matte Black, and Metallic Blue.

The styling cues include a round headlight at the front, a tall-set handlebar, an engine cowl, a step-up seat with a tuck and roll pattern for the cover, and a basic grab rail at the back. The motorcycle gets rugged dual-purpose tyres and fork gaiters that enhance the overall styling. Yamaha will offer several optional accessories to further customise the FZ-X. These include a seat cover, tank pad, chrome mirrors, and LED blinkers. The seat height is rated at 810mm while the kerb weight stands at 139kg.

The feature list comprises an LED headlight with LED DRL, an LCD instrument cluster, a USB charger, and a sleek LED taillight at the back. The safety net includes single-channel ABS and a side-stand engine cut-off function.

The Bluetooth-enabled version works with Yamaha Y-Connect smartphone application and the display offers information about calls, SMS and email notifications, and phone battery level. The smartphone application, on the other hand, records details about fuel consumption, maintenance recommendation, last parked location, malfunction notification, rev dashboard, and ranking (for distance travelled and fuel economy).

The new FZ-X shares its 149cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine with the FZ FI range. Linked to a five-speed gearbox, the motor produces 12.2bhp of power at 7,250rpm and 13.3Nm of peak torque at 5,500rpm.

The hardware comprises 41mm telescopic front forks, a seven-step preload-adjustable rear mono-shock, disc brakes on both wheels, and 17-inch alloy wheels.
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Yamaha FZ X Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Overall styling is fresh and pleasing
    • Good city riding comfort
    • Engine is refined and delivers good power
  • Could be Better

    • Switchgear quality is poor
    • Chassis welds aren't great to look at

BikeWale's Take

The FZX is a great bike for someone who wants a Yamaha but doesnt want to spend on the FZ S. The FZ X is a comfortable city bike that offers decent road presence and performance that is more than enough for the city use. Plus, it gets a decent number of features, especially the Bluetooth-enabled instrument cluster. However, the overall quality of certain cycle parts is a little disappointing. 

Yamaha FZ X Review

This is a Yamaha motorcycle and as you can see it has some neo-modern retro styling and also some bits that makes it look tough and rugged. But it is not the XSR 155. It is the Indianized version of it and it goes by the name the FZ-X.

Introduction

Front View

This is a Yamaha motorcycle and as you can see it has got a neo-modern retro styling along with a few elements that make it look tough and rugged. And while it looks like the XSR 155, it's not. In fact, it is an Indianised version of the XSR 155 and goes by the name FZ-X. Now, the name clearly suggests this bike is based on Yamaha India’s most accomplished and profitable FZ platform. But, the company has invested heavily to make it aesthetically pleasing and also create a motorcycle that can cater to a market where good roads are a bit difficult to find.

The Styling

Left Side View

Now one of the main reasons Yamaha wanted to launch the FZ-X in India was to bring in a new set of buyers to the brand who wanted something retro and something that differentiates them from other genres of motorcycles. 

Right Rear Three Quarter

This is why the bike sports a lot of modern-retro design elements. Starting from the front, you have a round projector headlamp that is flanked by neatly designed LED DRLs. Then there’s this large brightly painted tear-drop fuel tank that also has decent space to rest your knee. And if you move towards the back, you will notice this single-piece seat that complements the overall design language. There’s also this grab rail that looks extremely basic, something a lot of people might not like. But we believe there’s an utilitarian  reason for such a grab rail.  

Front Disc Brake Caliper

The FZ-X gets a lot of metal parts. It also gets fork gaiters - something we see on bikes with off-road capabilities. And at the back, this grab rail might look cheap, but it does complete the tough and rugged look. Then there are also these button tyres to provide better grip in dirt conditions. But there’s something that confirms the bike’s scrambler connection and it is in its name – the X. Usually, most of the marketing guys relate X to something extreme or adventurous. So we believe this bike was named FZ-X to enhance that product positioning.

The Package

Handlebar Clamp

The FZ-X being a 2021 motorcycle, gets some modern features. And the coolest of all is this Bluetooth-enabled instrument cluster. The system is brand new and even the more expensive FZ25 doesn’t get it. So it is quite desirable.  

Projector Headlight

Once connected to Yamaha’s Y Connect App, the cluster shows a host of notifications like missed call and incoming call alerts, and SMS and email prompts along with the battery level of the phone. This app also does more. It lets the rider see the engine rpm, degree of throttle opening, rate of acceleration and real-time fuel consumption. The app also notifies the rider in case of any malfunction. For safety and security reasons, the Y Connect App also has the option of showing you the last parking location.  

12V Power Socket

This Yamaha is also equipped with a 12V charging socket that is placed right in front of your eyes. There’s also a metal cowl to take care of the roughness of Indian roads. And like we see in a few other Yamahas, the bike gets the side-stand engine-cut off switch. This system doesn’t let the rider ride the bike if the side-stand is activated.

The Ride

Left Side View

Now coming to the 'living with it' aspect, we think Yamaha has done a fair job. For example, the seating triangle is quite comfortable. It is easier to reach the saddle, even though it is a few millimetres taller than the FZ. The footpegs are slightly forward seat, the handlebar is easy to reach and then this seat is wide and it feels nice. So these three things make the FZ-X a comfortable commuter motorcycle. For the pillion, the space is decent and if you are one of those guys who tour a lot, well, we think you will be fine with a good amount of luggage.  

Front View

The FZ-X is based on the FZ platform. So the 149cc air-cooled engine that you see here is from the FZ. In fact, nothing has changed for this new model. The power output. The torque. The compression ratio. Everything is the same as the FZ. And, the five-speed gearbox too, has been borrowed from the FZ. Because of such extensive cycle parts that's shared with its naked sibling, the FZ-X has the same engine character. The refinement level is really good. The NVH is quite controlled. The power delivery is linear and the engine revs quite nicely. We really enjoyed the mid-range as there’s enough torque to overtake vehicles easily. The bike feels sober till 5000rpm, post that the FZ-X does deliver a fun experience. And if you are one of those, you like stay at higher revs most of the time, this bike can do that with ease but you will deal with some minor vibrations on the tank and the handlebar.  

Front View

The FZ-X rides on traditional 41mm telescopic forks at the front. And at the rear it gets twin shock absorbers with a seven-step preload adjuster. This is something we usually see in motorcycles of this segment. But what we really liked here is the way all of this comes together. We thoroughly enjoyed the low speed ride. The monsoon has hit Mumbai and the roads have started to show its true colours. But the FZ-X has been tuned well to tackle the poor roads and stay calm and composed. But yes, the high speed ride something that we aren’t truly happy about. Maybe Yamaha found out that being a city bike, most of the time it will be at lower speeds. So that’s why not a lot of focus has gone on the quality of its high speed ride.  

Front Disc Brake

Now coming to the brakes, the entire setup has been lifted from the FZ. So we are talking 282mm disc at the front and a 220mm one at the back. Single-channel ABS is standard. Even with its weight increase, this braking setup works fairly well. The stopping power is decent. You don’t have to put a lot of effort on the levers. But yes, as we see on other commuter motorcycles, the feedback on the levers is quite poor.  

Left Side View

Let’s agree to the fact that the FZ-X is a commuter or you can call it even a city bike. That's why you see a low seat height, accessible kerb weight and good weight distribution. All these factors have made the FZ-X a motorcycle that is super easy and such a joy to ride in the city.  The wide and easy to reach handlebar, the fantastic view from the saddle and the comfortable seating triangle - all come together really well and that makes the FZ-X one practical bike to own. In the corners, the bike works decently well. You might not feel comfortable entering and exiting a corner as you would do on the FZ-S, but you won’t be disappointed if you are on some twisty roads.

Front View

The FZ-X can easily take on some good off-road conditions. Thanks to its decent ground clearance, the bike can go through some nasty dirt conditions pretty well. The tyres offer decent grip in the dirt and that does improve the overall confidence. But it is not a Tenere, so one should avoid jumping it around or climb some steep hills. We tried all of it and it felt as if the bike doesn't want to do any of it. 

The Conclusion

Right Side View

The FZ-X is available in two variants – the standard model costs Rs 1.40 lakh on road and the premium variant which gets the Bluetooth connectivity costs Rs 4000 more and that brings its cost to Rs 1.44 lakh on-road Mumbai. Now, the main question? Should you buy the FZ-X? Well, there are a few things that you should know before you decide on this bike.  

Front View

The FZ-X is aesthetically pleasing. We know this could sound a bit controversial, but the bike does look so much better in person. The visual. The overall body proportions. This is something a lot of Indians are definitely going to like. When it comes to features, the bike does have some decent ones and we really liked the Bluetooth system and the various features it offers. The engine too. It is nice. Refined. Churns out good performance and has decent overtaking skills. The clutch is easy to pull and the five-speed gearbox works fairly well too. Plus, the riding dynamics are friendly, thanks to the comfortable seating ergonomics. So when you combine all these aspects, you have one good city commuter. And if your primary requirement is to commute to work from home and you want to do that in style, then the FZ-X is for you. But if you are looking for something sportier, you might want to want to check out the FZ or maybe walk into a Hero or TVS showroom.   

Photography by Kaustubh Gandhi

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Yamaha FZ X mileage

As reported by FZ X owners, the real mileage of Yamaha FZ X is 46 kmpl.

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Yamaha FZ X User Reviews

3.3 212 ratings 92 reviews
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  •  5Want comfort go for it 16 hours ago by Dharmendra Singh, Kolkata

    The actual look of the bike is totally different than picture. Very comfortable for ride. Off road driving experience is also very good. For city and highway its too good if you like to drive 80-90 km/h. Required some more power for highway. Overall comfortable bike. Go

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  •  1A vain machine.. 2 weeks ago by Nayan, Bhagalpur

    The bike is like good for nothing, designers kept symmetry out making it a vain machine. After struggling against a 125 cc motorcycle I really appreciate the way blue core has played with the emotions of Yamaha's heart. I owned a gladiator SS and RXG. Performance is not

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  •  5Quality over power. 3 weeks ago by Ankit

    Bought this one last week, rode it for around 200km. Butter smooth engine, perfect ergonomics, comfortable seat and suspension, smooth gear shifts, BT app says fuel efficiency is 45-50 km/l. Kids won't like it as the bike has a disappointing top end, but as a stylish co

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      Daily Commute

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      < 3 months

    • Ridden for

      < 5000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      48 kmpl

  •  4150cc cruiser 3 weeks ago by Fatfatiya Wala

    If you love to sail,its a must buy for you. FZX is actually made for highway sailing. Excellent road grip with easy handling and great stability, FZX has it all. Overtakes become easy, thanks to 5 speed gear box with smooth shifting. One can go on long rides because of

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  •  1This bike is cruel joke by Yamaha India 3 weeks ago by Abhijith

    Went to check this out for my cousin. It took all of 15 minutes to evaluate how bad this bike is. The different look of this bike has nothing positive about it. Bad engine. Bad fit and finish. Under powered. Ridiculously high priced for what you're getting. Basically 90

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  •  5Best commuter on budget 3 weeks ago by Manjunath Y J, Tiptur

    Neglect bad comments. They are not use the bike. They review only on seeing advertisement. Best for commuting vehicle. Riding comfort is best and handling is super. Daily usage best bike. Maintenance and budget friendly commuter bike. Don't go for bad comments until you

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FZ X

Specifications

  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 12.2 bhp @ 7,250 rpm

    Max Torque 13.3 Nm @ 5,500 rpm

    Cooling System Air Cooled

    Transmission 5 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Chain Drive

    Emission Standard BS-VI

    Displacement 149 cc

    Cylinders 1

    Bore 57.3 mm

    Stroke 57.9 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 2

    Compression Ratio 9.6 : 1

    Ignition TCI (Transistor Controlled Ignition)

    Spark Plugs --

    Gear Shifting Pattern Gear Shifting Pattern 1 Down 4 Up

    Clutch Wet, Multiple-disc

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 10 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity --

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge --

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported BikeWale collects mileage information from bike owners to provide you with the actual mileage that you might get. 46.5 kmpl

    Top Speed --

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated Single Channel ABS

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 282 mm

    Rear Tyre Size 140/60R17M/C 63P

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Radial Tyres Yes

    Rear Brake Type Disc

    Rear Brake Size 220 mm

    Calliper Type --

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Wheel Size 17 inch

    Rear Wheel Size 17 inch

    Front Tyre Size 100/80-17M/C 52P

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider) 29 psi

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider) 33 psi

    Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) 29 psi

    Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion) 33 psi

    Front Suspension Telescopic Fork, 41mm Inner Tube Diameter, with Fork Boot

    Rear Suspension 7-Step Adjustable Monocross Suspension

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight --

    Overall Length 2,020 mm

    Overall Width 785 mm

    Wheelbase 1,330 mm

    Ground Clearance 165 mm

    Seat Height 810 mm

    Overall Height 1,115 mm

    Chassis Type --

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  • Manufacturer WarrantyManufacturer Warranty

    Standard Warranty (Year) 2 Year

    Standard Warranty (Kilometers) Standard Warranty (Kilometers) 30000 Kilometers

Features

Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) Yes

Mobile App Connectivity No

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

GPS & Navigation No

USB charging port Yes

Front storage box No

Under seat storage No

AHO (Automatic Headlight On) Yes

Speedometer Digital

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Digital

Stand Alarm No

Stepped Seat No

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator No

Low Battery Indicator No

Pillion FootrestYes

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo

KillswitchYes

ClockYes

Electric System--

Battery12V

Headlight TypeLED Head Lamp

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightLED Tail Lamp

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

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Yamaha FZ X Price

VariantPriceSpecifications

FZ X Standard

 1,17,519 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels

FZ X Bluetooth

 1,25,024 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels

FAQs about Yamaha FZ X

  • Q: What is the on-road price of Yamaha FZ X in 2021?

    A: The 2021 on-road price of Yamaha FZ X in Delhi is Rs. 1,33,542. This on-road price includes the ex-showroom price, RTO and insurance charges.
  • Q: Which is better Yamaha FZ X or Yamaha FZ S FI?

    A: Yamaha FZ X is priced at Rs. 1,17,519, has a 149 cc 5 Speed Manual engine, and gives a mileage of 46.5 kmpl, whereas, the price of Yamaha FZ S FI is Rs. 1,04,978 with a 149 cc engine, and giving a mileage of 45 kmpl. You can compare Yamaha FZ X vs Yamaha FZ S FI based on their detailed specifications, features, prices and reviews.
  • Q: What are the colour options of Yamaha FZ X?

    A: Yamaha FZ X is available in 3 colours which are Metallic Blue, Matt Copper and Matt Black. You can check all the colour images of Yamaha FZ X.
  • Q: What are the key specifications of Yamaha FZ X?

    A: Yamaha FZ X is a Street bike that has a 149 cc BS-VI engine and a fuel capacity of 10 litres. You can check the full specifications and features.

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