Bajaj Pulsar 150 vs Yamaha R15 V3

Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Price starts at Rs. 1.49 Lakh which is Rs. 57,998 costlier than base model of Bajaj Pulsar 150 priced at Rs. 91,002. The claimed mileage . In technical specifications, Bajaj Pulsar 150 is powered by 149.5 cc engine , while Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is powered by 155 cc engine. Bajaj Pulsar 150 is available in 7 different colours while Yamaha YZF R15 V3 comes with 3 colours. 61% users have chosen Yamaha YZF R15 V3 over Bajaj Pulsar 150 in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.

Bajaj Pulsar 150 vs Yamaha R15 V3 Comparison

Key Highlights Pulsar 150 YZF R15 V3
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 91,002 Rs. 1.49 Lakh
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Engine Displacement 149.5 cc 155 cc
Power 14 PS @ 8000 rpm 18.6 PS @ 10000 rpm

Bajaj Pulsar 150 vs Yamaha R15 V3 Summary

Specs Pulsar 150 Neon BS6YZF R15 V3 BS6
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 91,002View On Road Price Rs. 1.49 LakhView On Road Price
(4320 Ratings)
(1823 Ratings)
Engine Type 4-Stroke, 2-Valve, Twin Spark, Air Cooled, BSVI Compliant DTS-i FI Engine Liquid cooled, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, SOHC Engine
Engine Displacement (CC) 149.5 cc 155 cc
Body Type CommuterAll Commuter Bikes SportsAll Sports Bikes
Power (PS@rpm) 14 PS @ 8000 rpm 18.6 PS @ 10000 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Drum Disc
Wheel Size Front :-17 inch, Rear :-17 inch Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
ABS ... Dual Channel
Starting Kick and Self Start Self Start Only
Speedometer Digital Digital
Insurance Rs. 5,915Pulsar 150 Insurance Rs. 9,544YZF R15 V3 Insurance

Engine Type 4-Stroke, 2-Valve, Twin Spark, Air Cooled, BSVI Compliant DTS-i FI Engine Liquid cooled, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, SOHC Engine
Engine Displacement (CC) 149.5 cc 155 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 14 PS @ 8000 rpm 18.6 PS @ 10000 rpm
Torque (Nm@rpm) 13.4 Nm @ 6000 rpm 14.1 Nm @ 8500 rpm
Emission Type bs6 bs6
Bore ... 58 mm
Stroke ... 58.7 mm
No Of Cylinders 1 1
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder 2 4
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition ... TCI (Transistor controlled ignition)
Compression Ratio ... 11.6:1
Transmission Type Manual Manual
No Of Gears 5 Speed 6-Speed

Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Drum Disc

Suspension-Front Telescopic with Anti Friction Bush Telescopic Fork
Chassis ... Delta Box
Suspension-Rear 5 Way Adjustable Nitrox Shock Absorber Monocross (link suspension)

Tyre Size Front :-80/100-17, Rear :-100/90-17 Front :-100/80-17 Rear :-140/70-17
Wheel Size Front :-17 inch, Rear :-17 inch Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Tyre Type Tubeless Tubeless
Radial Tyre
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider) 25 psi ...

Length*Width*Height 2055*755*1060 1990*725*1135
Wheelbase(mm) 1320 mm 1325 mm
Length 2055 mm 1990 mm
Ground Clearance (mm) 165 mm 170 mm
Height 1060 mm 1135 mm
Seat Height ... 815 mm
Width 755 mm 725 mm
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 15 L 11 L
Kerb Weight 144 Kg 142 kg
Tail Light LED LED
Front Brake Diameter 240 mm 282 mm
Rear Brake Diameter 130 mm 220 mm

Battery Type DC ETZ
Pilot Lamps ...
LED tail lights
Turn Signal Lamp Bulb Bulb

ABS ... Dual Channel
Body Type Commuter Bikes Sports Bikes
Body Graphics
Starting Kick and Self Start Self Start Only
Seat Type Single Split
Pass Switch
Speedometer Digital Digital
Tachometer Analogue ...
Trip Meter Digital Digital
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Low Battery Indicator ...
Stepup Seat ...
Low Oil Indicator ...
Passenger Footrest
Projector Headlights ...
Cooling System Air Cooled Liquid Cooled
Console Analogue and Digital Digital
Odometer Digital Digital

Standard Warranty (Years) 2 ...
Standard Warranty (kilometers) 30000 ...
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    Recently Asked User Questions

    Q. Suggest me a bike under 1.5 lakh I am 6 feet and I am collage boy.
    • Honda hornet/honda xblade/ honda unicorn/Hero xtreme 200s/ Pulsar150/ pulsar220/ ns 160/ns200/apache1604v/apache 200 4v/RE std 350/xpulse 200/yamaha fzsv3...all under 1.5L on road and suits tall persons...my personal choice would be RE 350Std and pulsar 220 big bike feel...
    • Bro close your eyes and go for R15 V3 Best performance with best mileage and low maintenance...and even it's looks are also amazing
    • Always rs 200...u can compare ..RS 200 with other bikes...it have higher top speed..greater acceleration with dynamic looks
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    Q. Can I use R15 V3. 0 for long rides, 500 kms around without discomfort? If not which bike in this price range is better?
    • Yes u can go 500 kms around without discomfort by staying 30 minutes for every 100 to 120 Km On average i have a great experience go 1000 Km, height is below 5'9 - 5.5 its preferably otherwise it will be uncomfortable for long ride.
    • It will be a little bit stiff ride while going that far on a sports bike like Yamaha YZF R15 V3 which have such an aggressive seating position. We will recommend you to go for bikes which have a more comfortable riding position we can give you some awesome options such as Bajaj Pulsar NS200, KTM 200 Duke, and Bajaj Dominar 400.
    • It's a good for 500 KiloMiter. But it's definitely not comtable but it's good choice for speed and performance and cornering
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    Q. Which one is better between R15 V3 and RS200?
    • We rode the new R15 v3.0 on both the racetrack and in the real world. While the R15 has grown larger and more powerful, it needs a certain level of expertise to tame. The more committed ergonomics make for an uncomfortable ride in the city. If you are looking for a dynamically competent bike that you’d like to hone your riding skills on and don't mind the committed riding position, the Yamaha R15 v 3.0 is the one to go for. It's a bike we'd love to have in our garage but its ergonomics limit its practicality. On the other hand, the Bajaj Pulsar RS200 certainly scores a few brownie points when it comes to engine refinement and performance. It is also well loaded with nifty features such as projector headlamps with LED DRLs, a backlit semi-digital instrument console and ABS. All in all, those looking for an affordable, fully-faired bike with sporty characteristics, the RS200 is certainly an attractive buy. Read More: - Yamaha R15 v3.0 Road Test Review: https://www.zigwheels.com/reviews-advice/reviews/yamaha-r15-v30-road-test-review/30566 - 2017 Bajaj Pulsar RS 200: First Ride Review: https://www.zigwheels.com/reviews-advice/reviews/2017-bajaj-pulsar-rs-200-first-ride-review/27398
    • Rs 200 has a better riding posture for a relax and comfortable ride compared to r15 v3 but ride quality is far better in R15 v3 with low vibrations and the top speed is also higher in V3 ( I have clocked around 157kmph on my bike) Hardware is also better in v3 so if you can adjust with the sportier ergonomics of the r15 v3 then you should definitely go for it. It just goes like a hot knife on butter in the corners !
    • Now r15 v3 it has the race DNA and track ergonomics.Yamaha this time didnt compromise performance for looks as in a v2.Its the best in 150 cc segment..Rc 200 is a track oriented race machine if you are a beginner go for r15.rv is a great choice which can be compared to Apache rtr or cbr 350 or rr 310 from the.
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