Yamaha YZF R15 V3

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BS6
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Key specs
  • Displacement155 cc
  • Max Power(bhp)18.3 bhp
  • Kerb Weight142 kg

Avg. Ex-showroom price

1,46,378
EMI   4,977/month EMI Calculated basis
Down Payment - ₹ 29,276
Interest - 11 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Summary

YZF R15 V3 key highlights
Displacement 155 cc
Kerb Weight 142 kg
Colours
  • Thunder Grey
  • Racing Blue
  • Darknight
Max Power 18.3 bhp @ 10,000 rpm

About YZF R15 V3

Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is a sports bike available in 3 variants in india. Its lowest version starts from a price of ₹1,46,378 (ex-showroom) and the top version from a price of ₹1,48,479 (ex-showroom). Yamaha YZF R15 V3 generates 18.3 bhp of power and 14.1 nm of torque from its 155cc engine. Single cylinder engine of YZF R15 V3 has a 6 speed manual gearbox. With both rear and front disk brakes, the top variant of Yamaha YZF R15 V3 also has an anti-locking braking system. This 142 kg bike is available in 3 colours.

The YZF-R15 changed the 150cc segment in the Indian market the way the CBZ did when it was launched. It was an everyday motorcycle that could genuinely be used as a trackday tool. The second version of the R15 traded practicality for more focused performance, but the advent of the KTM RC200 meant that a far better performance was available for the sportbike enthusiasts at a similar price. The R15 Version 3.0 reduces that gap significantly with technology. On the list is now a BS6 engine with a few more ccs, but featuring variable valve timing which takes the maximum power output to nearly 18.3bhp with a peak torque output of 14.1Nm. It also gets all-LED lamps and an all-digital LCD instrument cluster that displays a wealth of information, including when the Variable Valve Actuation switches to the different camshaft profile.

While the global model gets goodies like upside down forks, the domestic version features conventional telescopic forks to keep the costs in check. The pillion seat seems to be positioned a little lower, at least visually, which should address some of the pillion complaints. The rear side panels have a Ducati Panigale-style gap which looks attractive when viewed from behind. Grab handles for the pillion have also been cleverly integrated, which was given a miss in the Version 2.0. The motorcycle features disc brakes at both ends and is now equipped with dual-channel ABS as standard equipment. Meanwhile, with the BS6 version, the motorcycle now features a radial tyre as standard for the rear, side-stand engine cut-off switch and dual-tone horns.

The R15 Version 3.0 BS6 is available in three colour shades of Racing Blue, Thunder Grey, Darknight.
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Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Excellent handling characteristics
    • Potent and a high-revving 155cc engine
    • Instrument cluster is great to look at
  • Could be Better

    • Riding position is a bit aggressive
    • Uncomfortable for pillion
    • Quite expensive

BikeWale's Take

The YZF R15 V3.0 has been a sucessful premium product from Yamaha. Right fromt the first generation, this motorcycle has been a benchmark for comparing with other motorycles in the segment. One of the best options in the Indian two-wheeler market to become better at motorcycling.

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Yamaha YZF R15 V3 mileage

As reported by YZF R15 V3 owners, the real mileage of Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is 40 kmpl.

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YZF R15 V3 Specifications & Features

Specifications

  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 18.3 bhp @ 10,000 rpm

    Maximum Torque 14.1 Nm @ 8,500 rpm

    Emission Standard BS-VI

    Displacement 155 cc

    Cylinders 1

    Bore 58 mm

    Stroke 59 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 4

    Compression Ratio 11.6 : 1

    Ignition TCI (Transistor controlled ignition)

    Spark Plugs 1 Per Cylinder

    Cooling System Liquid Cooled

    Transmission 6 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Chain Drive

    Clutch Wet Multiple-disc

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 11 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity --

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank & an electric bike can travel on a full charge 440 Km

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported 40 kmpl

    Top Speed --

  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Disc

    Front Brake Size 282 mm

    Rear Brake Type Disc

    Rear Brake Size 220 mm

    Calliper Type Dual Piston

    Front Wheel Size 17 inch

    Rear Wheel Size Rear Wheel Size 17 inch

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

    Rear Tyre Size 140/70-17M/C 66H (Tubeless)

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Radial Tyres Yes

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Suspension Telescopic Fork

    Rear Suspension Swingarm (link suspension)

  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 142 kg

    Overall Length 1,990 mm

    Overall Width 725 mm

    Overall Height 1,135 mm

    Wheelbase 1,325 mm

    Ground Clearance 170 mm

    Seat Height 815 mm

    Chassis Type Deltabox

Features

Odometer Digital

DRLs (Daytime running lights) Yes

Mobile App Connectivity No

GPS & Navigation No

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock breaking 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 Dual Channel ABS

USB charging port No

Front storage box No

Under seat storage No

Speedometer Digital

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer Digital

Stand Alarm Yes

Stepped Seat Yes

No. of Tripmeters 2

Tripmeter Type Digital

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator Yes

Low Battery Indicator No

Digital Fuel GuageYes

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightYes

KillswitchYes

ClockYes

Electric System12V DC

Battery12 V, 4.0 Ah(10 HR)

Headlight TypeLED Headlamp

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightLED Tail Light

Turn Signal12V, 10W×2 / 12V, 10W×2

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Price

VariantPriceSpecs
YZF R15 V3 Dual Channel ABS - BS VI 1,46,378 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels
YZF R15 V3 Racing Blue - ABS BS VI 1,47,464 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels
YZF R15 V3 DarkNight - ABS BS VI 1,48,479 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels

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Yamaha YZF R15 V3 User Reviews

4.7 (1504 ratings) 446 reviews
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  • 4

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  • 4

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  • 4

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  •  5Only for yamaha lovers 1 week ago by Bankathung, Wokha

    1.Yamaha r15 v.3 was out of my league but somehow i managed to buy this beautiful bike, because its look, design, colour are just outstanding, i must say yamaha this one is yamaha best bike.2. Riding with my buddy yamaha r15 v.3 is excellent.The smoothness,the noiseless

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    • Used it for

      Everything

    • Owned for

      3-6 months

    • Ridden for

      10000-15000 kms

  •  4Yamaha r15 the beast 1 week ago by Dhanush, Bangalore

    1. They are really helping in explaining the features of the bike but not that deep specifications they know about and helped me with financing information also they took a picture of me with a bike and in some minutes they gave me a photo kind of album it was a catchup

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    • Used it for

      Leisure Rides

    • Owned for

      6 months-1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      42 kmpl

  •  4R15v3 best sports bike in market honest review after ownership 3 weeks ago by Nouran Ansari, Hyderabad

    1.So first of all i bought this bike on october 2018 at that time here in hyderabad this variant of r15 used to come by placing order in advance so i ordered my bike on august of 16 which was my birthday actually it was meant to be my birthday gift.2.My riding experienc

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      10000-15000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      35 kmpl

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