Yamaha YZF R15 V3 FAQs
1. What are the engine specifications of Yamaha YZF R15 V3?
The Yamaha R15 V3 comes with a 155.1 cc liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, fuel-injected, SOHC engine. The engine generates a power of 19.30 HP at 10,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 15 Nm at 8500 rpm. This engine is complemented with a six-speed gearbox. The bike comes with Variable Valve Actuation technology that regulates fuel at different speeds and throttle inputs.
2. Is Yamaha YZF R15 V3 similar in design to the R-series?
Yes, Yamaha YZF R15 V3 has been inspired by the R-series bikes, like those belonging to R3 and R6 series. However, it has angular headlamps that have been separated by a central vent. This fully-faired bike comes with numerous next-gen features.
3. How easy is it to handle the Yamaha R15 V3?
While the seat is 15mm higher than the earlier versions of this bike, you will find that the wheelbase is actually 20mm shorter. As a result, you will find that the bike is extremely agile and manoeuvrable. It comes with a specialised slipper clutch that allows it to perform smoothly even under adverse road conditions.
4. With which bikes does the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 compete within the Indian market?
The bike offers stiff competition in India to other bikes like the KTM RC200.
5. What mileage does the bike give?
Equipped with the displacement engine of 155.1cc, the YZF R15 V3 offers an ARAI certified mileage of approximately 35 to 45 kmpl.
6. How many variants of Yamaha YZF R15 V3 are available?
Currently, there are two variants of the bike - Yamaha YZF R15 V3 STD and Yamaha YZF R15 V3 ABS. The former comes with a 155cc one cylinder, four-valve, DOHC fuel injection engine capable of generating 19.4 bhp @10000 rpm and peak torque of 15 Nm @8500 rpm. It comes with a six-gear manual transmission and a dry clutch. On the other hand, the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 ABS is equipped with a 155cc, one cylinder, two-valve DOHC fuel injection engine that generates a power of 19 bhp @10,000 rpm and maximum torque of 14.7 @8,500 rpm. The bike has a six-gear manual transmission.
7. How safe is the Yamaha YZF R15 V3?
At the front end of the bike, there are upside-down telescopic forks while the anterior end has a swingarm-mounted monoshock. This suspension system makes it easy to handle the bike on a bumpy road surface. The Yamaha YZF R15 V3 has a 282mm disc brake at the front and 220mm disc brake at the rear. It is imperative to note that for the Indian market the ABS in the bike is standard.
8. In which colours is the YZF R15 V3 available?
In India, the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is available in two stunning colours, namely Thunder Grey and Racing Blue. The colour selected will not have an impact on the price and delivery time of the bike.
9. Is it worthwhile to buy the Yamaha YZF R15 V3?
With a superior design, and outstanding comfort and performance, the YZF R15 V3 is one of the sportiest bikes you will find in this segment. Its price is affordable and offers good mileage and performance for a fully-faired bike.
10. Does R15 V3 has ABS?
Yes, the ABS in Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is standard. The bike comes with a dual-channel ABS and this makes it one of the safest bikes in the Indian market. It has the distinction of being the first bike in its segment to get an ABS.