Yamaha YZF R15

Note: This model has been discontinued by the manufacturer.

Rs. 1.16 - 1.19 Lakh *

Ex-showroom Price (New Delhi)

YZF-R15 v2.0 is Yamaha’s most radical sportbike in the 150cc segment sporting the R-series inspired design with split seat, an aluminum swing-arm and a link-type mono suspension. The design is sharp and aerodynamic with twin headlight setup at the front. The engine is a liquid cooled single-cylinder unit displacing 149cc and producing 17 PS of power and 15 Nm of torque. It is the brand's one of the best-selling motorcycles in the country and has played a vital part in Yamaha’s success in the country.

Yamaha YZF R15

Yamaha YZF R15 Bike Key Features

  • Liquid-cooled, 4-valve, SOHC, 149cc engine.

  • R-series inspired design

  • Aluminum swing-arm.

Pros
  • Extremely smooth and tractable engine throughout the rev-range.
  • One of the best handling motorcycles made in India.
Cons
  • Pillion seat is uncomfortable and impractical for long rides.
  • Feels under-powered at times.

Yamaha YZF R15 Variant Specifications

Powertrain
Displacement (cc)
Power (hp)
Torque (Nm)
Transmission
Gears
Cylinder
Valves
Fuel
Fuel tank capacity (litres)
Fuel efficiency (kmpl)
Fuel delivery system
Clutch
Front brake
Rear brake
Tyre size
Wheel type
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Specification
Length (mm)
Width (mm)
Height (mm)
Wheelbase (mm)
Ground clearance (mm)
Seat height (mm)
Kerb weight (kg)
Features
Speedometer
Fuel gauge
Tachometer
Tripmeter
Electric start
Shift light
Stand alarm
Stepped seat
Pillion seat
Pillion footrest
Clock
Pass light
Safety
CBS
ABS
Cornering ABS
Traction control
  • 149
    16
    15
    Manual
    5
    1
    4
    Petrol
    12
    42
    Fuel injection
    Wet Multiple-disc
    Disc
    Drum
    N/A
    Alloy
    Telescopic
    Linked type Monocross
     
    2,060
    670
    1,070
    1,345
    160
    790
    134
     
    Yes
    Yes
    Analogue
    Yes
    Yes
    No
    No
    No
    Yes
    Yes
    No
    No
     
    N/A
    No
    N/A
    No
  • 149
    17
    15
    Manual
    6
    1
    4
    Petrol
    12
    42
    Carburetor
    Wet Multiple-disc
    Disc
    Disc
    90/80-17( Front),130/70-R17( Rear)
    N/A
    Telescopic
    Linked type Monocross
     
    1,970
    670
    1,070
    1,070
    160
    800
    136
     
    Yes
    Yes
    Analogue
    Yes
    Yes
    No
    No
    No
    Yes
    Yes
    No
    No
     
    N/A
    No
    N/A
    No

  • Yamaha YZF R15 Design and Build

    Yamaha YZF R15

    YZF-R15 v2.0 is Yamaha’s sportiest motorcycle in its segment in India. The design language clearly follows the company’s R-series motorcycles with an aerodynamic full front fairing which houses a twin headlight setup. The tail section is quite sharp with an up-swept design and split seats. The front suspension is conventional telescopic forks while the rear consists of a stubby aluminum swing-arm and a link-type monoshock. The build quality is good too.

  • Yamaha YZF R15 Riding Ergonomics

    Yamaha YZF R15

    Being one of the R-series sportbike, the R15 v2.0 provides a sporty riding stance with the rider sitting leaned forward holding a low and narrow two-piece handlebar. The foot-pegs are rear-set as well for a typical sporty riding position. Suspension too is sports tuned but soft enough for city riding.

  • Yamaha YZF R15 Engine

    Yamaha YZF R15

    The engine is the biggest highlight of the motorcycle. It is a liquid cooled, 4-valve, SOHC unit displacing at 149cc and producing 17 PS of power at 8,500 rpm and 15 Nm of torque 7,500 rpm.

  • Yamaha YZF R15 Transmission

    Yamaha YZF R15

    The YZF-R15 v2.0 comes with a 6-speed transmission making it one of the best performing motorcycles in its segment with a satisfactory top speed. Gear shifts are smooth, while the clutch is light.

  • Yamaha YZF R15 Braking and Safety

    The YZF-R15 comes with disc brakes at both ends. The brakes provide a good bite.

  • Yamaha YZF R15 Mileage

    The YZF-R15 is a performance motorcycle, it provides respectable fuel economy as well. Also, a 12-litre fuel tank provides a decent overall range in one full tank.

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