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Find below the detailed motorcycle comparison of Yamaha YZF-R15 and Yamaha YZF-R3, based on price, specifications, & other features. We have the Yamaha YZF-R15 priced at ₱164,000 , while Yamaha YZF-R3 is priced at ₱259,000 . If we compare the technical specifications, Yamaha YZF-R15 houses 155 cc engine whereas Yamaha YZF-R3 engine displacement stands at 321 cc.

Overview Yamaha YZF-R15 Yamaha YZF-R3
SRP*
(Manila)
₱164,000 ₱259,000
Available Color(s)
YZF-R15 Colors
YZF-R3 Colors
Fuel Type
Gasoline
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Vehicle Type
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From The Experts

  • Pros
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Yamaha YZF-R15

The new generation Yamaha YZF R15 has got a tremendous road presence, thanks to its sharp design language which is a straight derivative of the flagship Yamaha YZF R1. The front fascia with sleek LED headlamps as well as sporty rear end with LED tail lamp, along with sharply styled side profile gives it a much needed big bike appeal.

The four-stroke, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, 155cc engine of the Yamaha YZF R15 is by far the best 150cc engine on a motorcycle till date, for the performance and refinement it offers. With variable valve actuation, forged pistons and enhanced cooling system, the R15 feels energetic to ride in whatever the engine rpm is

Compared to the previous generation model, the new Yamaha YZF R15 is loaded with all the bells and whistles which a premium 150cc motorcycle should come with. The LED lights at front and rear, revamped and much informative fully digital instrument console and upside-down front forks do give it the feel of an expensive motorcycle

Yamaha YZF-R3

Great rev happy engine

Agile handling

Cheaper and more powerful than the Ninja

Yamaha YZF-R15

While the LED headlamps at the front look very appealing with their white lighting pattern and sleek design, they do not have much powerful throw especially in darkest of conditions. Also, the daytime running lamps on the sides too are not much noticeable in bright daylight

Like the previous generation models, the Yamaha YZF R15 has a slightly uncomfortable pillion seat, which is too heightened for shorter pillion riders

The sporty suspension setup works wonders in making the Yamaha YZF R15 a great cornering machine. However, it is slightly stiff for tackling daily urban riding, which when taking the aggressive riding ergonomics into account, makes it slightly uncomfortable to ride in daily traffic conditions

Yamaha YZF-R3

No ABS

Technical Specifications
Engine & Performance
Fuel Tank Size 11 L 14 L
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Wet, Multi-Plate
Exhaust Pipes Single Exhaust Single Exhaust
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
Engine Type Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, Liquid-Cooled, SOHC 2-Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, Liquid-Cooled, DOHC
Displacement 155 321
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Bore X Stroke 58.0 x 58.7 mm 68.0 x 44.1 mm
Compression Ratio 11.6:1 11.2:1
No. Of Cylinder 1 2
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Valve Configuration SOHC DOHC
Lubrication System Wet Sump Wet Sump
Maximum Power 19 41
Maximum Torque 14.7 Nm 29.6 Nm
RPM at Maximum Torque 8500 9000
RPM at Maximum Power 10000 10750
Dimension
Oil Tank Capacity 1.05 L 2.40 L
Seating Capacity 2 2
Length 1990 mm 2090 mm
Width 725 mm 730 mm
Height 1135 mm 1140 mm
Kerb Weight 137 kg 169 kg
Wheel Base 1325 mm 1380 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm 160 mm
Seat Height 815 mm 780 mm
Category Sport Sport
Fuel & Ignition
Start Option Electric Electric
Ignition System TCI TCI
Fuel Supply System Fuel Injection Fuel Injection
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Electrical
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Chassis & Suspension
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Swing Arm Swing Arm
Wheels & Tyres
Front Tyre 100/80 R17 110/70 R17
Rear Tyre 140/70 R17 140/70 R17
Front Wheel Size R17 R17
Rear Wheel Size R17 R17
Tyre Type Radial , Tubeless Radial , Tubeless
Safety & Security
Safety & Security
Back Rest
Stability Control
Traction Control
Launch Control
Riding Modes Street, Road Road, Race
Leg Guards
Engine Check Warning
Pass Switch
Engine Immobilizer
Anti-Theft Alarm
Wheel Lock Front/back
Shutter Lock
Features
Console
Navigator
Side Stand Indicator
Tachometer
Speedometer Digital Digital
Odometer Digital Digital
Display Screen
Fuel Gauge Digital Digital
Tripmeter
Brake
Front Brake Disc Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc
Electrical
Indicator Light
Head Lamp LED LED
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp LED LED
Differentiating Features
Cruise Control
Height Adjustable Seats
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Dual Stepped Dual Stepped
Body Frame Type Diamond Diamond
Chrome Garnish
Side Wings

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