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KTM RC 125 vs Yamaha R15 V3 Comparison

KTM RC 125 vs Yamaha R15 V3

KTM RC 125 Price starts at Rs. 1.49 lakh which is Rs. 7,870 costlier than Yamaha YZF R15 V3 priced at Rs. 1.41 lakh. The claimed mileage for the KTM RC 125 is 45 kmpl where as the claimed mileage for Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is 48.8 kmpl. In technical specifications, KTM RC 125 is powered by 124.7 cc engine where as Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is powered by 155 cc engine. KTM RC 125 is available in 1 different colours while Yamaha YZF R15 V3 comes with 1 colours. 63% users have chosen Yamaha YZF R15 V3 over KTM RC 125 in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com. Compare KTM RC 125 vs Yamaha YZF R15 V3 on the basis of price, specifications & other features.

RC 125 vs YZF R15 V3 Specs Overview

Specs/Features RC 125 BS6YZF R15 V3 Moto GP Limited Edition
Price Rs. 1.55 lakh Rs. 1.43 lakh
Engine Type Single Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHC Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, SOHC
Engine Displacement (CC) 124.7 cc 155 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 14.5 PS @ 9250 rpm 19.3 PS @ 10000 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
0-60 kmph (sec) ... 3.40s
Wheel Size Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
ABS Single Channel Dual Channel
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Speedometer Digital Digital
Engine Type Single Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHC Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, SOHC
Engine Displacement (CC) 124.7 cc 155 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 14.5 PS @ 9250 rpm 19.3 PS @ 10000 rpm
Torque (Nm@rpm) 12 Nm @ 8000 rpm 14.7 Nm @ 8500 rpm
Emission Type bs6 bs4
Bore 58 mm 58 mm
Stroke 47.2 mm 58.7 mm
No Of Cylinders 1 1
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder 4 4
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition ... TCI (Transistor controlled ignition)
Compression Ratio ... 11.6:1
Transmission Type Manual Manual
No Of Gears 6-Speed 6-Speed
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
0-60 kmph (sec) ... 3.40s
Quarter Mile ... 17.37s@118.83kmph
Braking (60-0 kmph) ... 19.93 mm
Braking (80-0 kmph) ... 34.15 mm
Braking (100-0 kmph) ... 51.67 mm
Mileage (City) ... 48.75 kmpl
Mileage (Highway) ... 47.92 kmpl
Mileage (Overall) ... 45 kmpl
0-100 kmph (sec) ... 11.42s
Braking 60-0 km/h ... 19.93 mm
Suspension-Front WP-USD Ø 43 mm Telescopic Fork
Chassis Steel Trellis Frame Delta Box
Suspension-Rear WP-Monoshock Swingarm
Tyre Size Front :-110/70-R17, Rear :- 150/60-R17 Front :-100/80-17 Rear :-140/70-17
Wheel Size Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Tyre Type Tubeless Tubeless
Radial Tyre ...
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
Dry Weight 154.2 kg ...
Length*Width*Height ... 1990*725*1135
Wheelbase(mm) 1341 mm 1325 mm
Length 1977 mm 1990 mm
Ground Clearance (mm) 178.5 mm 170 mm
Height ... 1135 mm
Seat Height 835 mm 815 mm
Width ... 725 mm
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 9.5 L 11 L
Tail Light LED LED
Front Brake Diameter 300 mm 282 mm
Rear Brake Diameter 230 mm 220 mm
Battery Type ... ETZ-5
LED tail lights
Turn Signal Lamp LED Bulb
ABS Single Channel Dual Channel
Body Type Sports Bikes Sports Bikes
Body Graphics
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Seat Type Split Split
Pass Switch
Speedometer Digital Digital
Trip Meter Digital Digital
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
Low Battery Indicator ...
Stepup Seat
Low Oil Indicator ...
Passenger Footrest
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
Console Digital Digital
Odometer Digital Digital
Mobile Connectivity ...

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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. Which one I should buy KTM RC 125 or R15 V3?
  • R15 offers more power good looks better package.Rc offers big brand and only top looks nothing else go for r15.
  • R25 is race bike or parts lower quality ana ktm maskilar body is god not bad
  • Even though the rc 125 gets premium parts the engine capacity is low......so it just remains at 100 kmph....if u want to have fun on the bike i suggest r15 v3
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Q. Is RC 125 overall better than the R15 V3?
  • RC 125 stilist and r15 race bike our choice
  • It would be too early to give any verdict as the KTM RC 125 is not launched yet. So, we would request you to wait for its launch.
  • Yeah choose r15 v3 it is better
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Q. I am confused between 2 bikes. Yamaha R15 V3 and KTM RC 125. I am in college. Which one will be more stylish and the best one? Which one would you take for college purpose if you were in place of me?
  • If you are in college ktm because girls like ktm more
  • Yamaha only 'cuz it looks good and delivers good power and has decent mileage too
  • Rc 125 is best bro
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