Yamaha Yzf R15 V3

YZF R15 V3.0

3.7 (Rated by Toento)
Rs 1.506 Lakh (Ex-Showroom Delhi)

YZF R15 V3.0 is a sports motorcycle and its price starts from Rs 1.5 Lakh. R15 is the fastest 150cc bike available in India.

EngineMileageFuel Tank CapacityPowerTorqueIgnition
155.00 CC 45.00 km/l11.00 litre18.33 HP @ 10000 RPM14.10 Nm @ 8000 RPMTCI (Transistor controlled ignition)

Being one of the largest automobile industries in the world, Yamaha Motors built yet another awesome bike - YZF R15 Ver 3.0

Yamaha is famous for developing superbikes and commercial vehicles and as for the local citizens, it has always delivered what the public demanded through their bikes.

Yamaha YZF R15 Version 3.0 was released in Jan 2017, and its BS-6 model was launched a couple of years later in Jan 2019. Both the bikes performed really well in the market and gained a lot of popularity among the youngsters. Even today, Yamaha YZF R15 Version 3.0 is going strong in the automobile business.

YZF R15 V3.0 Specifications

Engine and Power
Engine155.00 CC
Fuel Typepetrol
Power18.33 HP @ 10000 RPM
Torque14.10 Nm @ 8000 RPM
Cylinders1
IgnitionTCI (Transistor controlled ignition)
Valves per Cylinder4
Bore58.00 mm
Stroke58.70 mm
Cooling Systemliquid
Transmissionmanual
Transmission TypeConstant mesh, 6-speed
Numbers of Gear6
ClutchWet, multiple-disc
Brakes and Wheels
Front Brakedisc
Front Brake TypeDisc
Front Brake Size282.00 mm
Rear Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake Size220.00 mm
Front SuspensionTelescopic fork
Rear SuspensionMonocross (link suspension)
Wheel Size17.00 mm
Wheel Typealloy
Front Tyre TypeTubeless
Front Tyre Size100/80-17M/C 52P
Rear Tyre TypeRadial Tubeless
Rear Tyre Size140/70R17M/C 66H
Mileage
Mileage Reported by Users45.00 km/l
Fuel tank Capacity11.00
Top Speed136.00
Dimensions
Chasis TypeDeltabox
Length1990.00 mm
Width725.00 mm
Height1135.00 mm
Seat Height815.00 mm
Kerb Weight142.00 kg
Ground Clearance170.00 mm
Wheelbase1325.00 mm
Battery and Lights
Battery12V, 4.0Ah
Battery Capacity12 V, 4.0 Ah
HeadlightLED
TaillightLED
Features
ABSyes
SpeedometerDigital
TechometerDigital
TripmeterDigital
Grabrailsyes
Pillion Seatyes
Lap Time Counter0.00

Available Colours

Racing Blue
Thunder Grey
Dark Knight

YZF R15 V3.0 Design

The structure of the current-gen R15 V3. 0 is propelled by Yamaha's lead vehicle, the YZF R1. Directly from the air pocket visor, to the gills on the fuel tank, sitting position, taillights, you can discover the plan of the lead bike shouting at you. The bike looks sharp and aggressive with its track-focused design. It's been 12 years since R15 was launched in India.

As the name indicates, this is the 3rd version of the bike and since the first one, we have seen many changes in its design from front to back. This version of the R15 is more edgy and sharp than the earlier models. The aerodynamics design of the bike gives it the appearance of a premium sports bike.

YZF R15  V3.0 comes with white led lamp lighting which consists of Bi-Functional LED Headlight that comes along with daytime running lamps or commonly known as DRL and has a very sharp and aggressive looking red LED taillights.

You can see very noticeable graphics details in the new BS6 variants than the old BS4 variants. The new graphics give the bike a more attractive look.

Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is available in three distinct colours: Thunder Grey, Racing Blue, and Dark Knight.

While the illustrations on the dim and Dark Knight shading appear to be like the BS4 bike, the R15 V3 which has now been outfitted with a BS6-consistent motor estimates 1,990mm long, 725mm in width, and 1,135mm in stature. 

The total weight of the bike remains at 139 kgs while the fuel tank limit remains at 11 litres which weigh 2kgs not exactly the BS4 model.

YZF R15 V3.0 Engine

It is powered by a 6-speed manual 155cc liquid-cooled, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, SOHC Engine.

The BS6 yield figures which remain at 14.1 Nm of torque generated at 8500 rpm and max power of 18.6 PS at 10000 rpm this figure is slightly less than the old BS4 model. This is an ongoing trend watched while renewing the current motor to BS6 specifications.

The Yamaha R15 V3 comes loaded with features such as fully digital instrument cluster, Variable Valve Actuation (VVA), slipper clutch. 

What’s interesting in the transmission mechanism is the slipper clutch that gives the bike total-sports-bike-control and helps to change gears easily and faster compared with the normal clutch.

Braking system and suspension obligations are completed by the same mechanisms as in the BS4 models that are monoshock suspension. And the brake dimension of 282mm front brake and 220mm of rear brake and all the variants come with the dual-channel anti-braking system (ABS).

This makes it the country’s first 150cc motorcycle to get a dual-channel system however, we cannot turn off the ABS in R15 V3.

All these features of the new R15 V3 make this bike a very promising and great performing mid-range sports bike. The fuel consumption on this bike is very low as we look at a sports bike, the company states the mileage of 40kmpl which is very great on a sportbike.

YZF R15 V3.0 Features

Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is tuned with all the requirements of BS6. A finely tuned Single Overhead Camshaft, commonly known as SOHC engine.

The bike includes features like body type of a sports bike, has graphics, self-start only, digital speedometer, low fuel warning lamp, step-up seat, passenger footrest, clock, low oil indicator, liquid cooling system, digital console, digital odometer, dual-channel ABS, pass switch, digital trip meter, split seat and more.

Along with all that, Yamaha has also provided some extra accessories such as engine guard, USB charger, bike cover, seat cover, fuel tank pad and much more.

Altogether, Yamaha YZF R15 V3 comes with a load full of accessories and features that the driver will definitely like.

YZF R15 V3.0 Conclusion

Overall, Yamaha, as always, gave us a great superbike that many people have been waiting for a long time. In its price range, it certainly is the best choice.

The overall performance of the bike is highly appreciated by the experts.

It sure has been up the mark in terms of speed, balance, precision and everything. It ticks all the boxes and is certainly ready to amaze everyone with its power-packed performance and deadly looks.