1. One can buy happily because for below 1.5 Lakhs you can have a sports bike without dissatisfaction.
2. One will fall in love with this bike. Beware you may not like any other bike. I love what does it has... Aerodynamics, braking, descent power and exhaust sound.
3. Looks wise yamaha never compromise for sports bikes. Its dna from legendary bike r1. And coming to performance for a 150cc it has beautiful power. Believe me i have made 153km/h on reading on my bike. After it was three years old.
4. Yamaha had a good servicing centers and it is moderate.You don't cost 1/4th of your petrol cost. Coming to maintenance, one should love his bike treat it in a well manner. Any bike for smooth long life need a regular checkups. And for every 12000 you need to replace your back tyre if you are a moderate rider, 20000 kms chain sprockets, clutch plates are totally depends upon your clutch movements and gear shifts,
a.Bike never hurts you.
B. You can push bike up to to it limits actually beyond that.
C.Good mileage depend on place and speed you are.
D.During hard braking bike stands still.
E. Great looks and dynamics.
F. Reliability is assured.
G. Low maintenance and servicing is affordable.
what actually people say and reality
a. Rear seat and pillion comfort. What is reality a typical indian rider expect a bike in sportier looks and racing style and want his mother with saree to sit on back seat that to side wise.
B. Yamaha bikes are so fast and this bike is very fast. Not at all this bike is a perfect one for a indian road. And one must be cautious of speeding on streets.
C. It doesn't fit for family and carry a even small child means below 15 years whose is thin. Yes according to rules one pillion should be there. I am proud while my r15v2.0 Is fit for two.
What really r15 lagging
a. Abs i would say because now a days it requires abs as standard
b. Yamaha options for modification because its been almost decade it came into market. Yamaha gave a wide colors but i need much.
C. Not suitable for long rides.
D. Daily commuting for long time it is serious issue for you.
E. Brake pads doesn't last for good time. Even you pay 2000 bucks for front and back because indian roads need more braking.
F. No road side assistance
g. Now in market bikes are very fast compared to r15 so need of speed under conditions like abs, weight is required.