New Yamaha R15 V3 vs Suzuki GSX150R vs Honda CBR150R-Who is the Winner?

Which one will you buy !! Yamaha R15 V3 , Suzuki GSX150R or Honda CBR150R.


New Yamaha R15 V3, Suzuki GSX150R and Honda CBR 150R  are the three hottest motorcycles in the 150cc segment today. Today, we will look in to their design, engine, performance and features, and will provide an individual and combined verdict.

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The Honda CBR150r looks win motorcycle lovers  for its design. The bike is sharp and aggressive, yet simple enough not to be overcooked. Its sides and rear are menacing as well, and looks as though it is in the middleweight class. Certain features like the LED indicators provide a premium feel and are not seen on the other two bikes in this list.

A difference chart:

Yamaha R15 V3 vs Suzuki GSX150R vs Honda CBR150R

 

Yamaha R15 V3 vs new Honda CBR150R vs Suzuki GSX R150 Features

This is where the new R15 V3 really shines and its features are superior to both the CBR and GSX.

Both Honda and Suzuki goes with a more conventional set-up of front telescopic forks, front and rear disc brake, 17” tyre etc, but Yamaha takes them up  a notch and even provides USD front forks and slipper clutch.

All bikes get digital instrument cluster but gives a skip to ABS.

 

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Dimensions

Of the three, Yamaha R15 V3 is the longest, widest and the tallest. It is also the most sportiest looking of the three. Dimensions of R15 V3 stand at 1990 x 725 x 1135 (L x W x H)mm. The same for Honda CBR150R stands at 1983 x 694 x 1038 while that for the Suzuki GSX150R stands at 1975 x 670 x 1070. Seat height of the R15 is tallest at 815 mm followed by CBR at 787 mm and GSX150R at 785 mm.

Speaking about fuel tank, Honda CBR150R has the biggest at 13.2 liters capacity, followed by that of Suzuki at 12 liters and Yamaha at 11 liters. All three bikes get front and rear disc brakes, while ABS is not on offer. All three get 17 inch alloys while front tyre size is same for all three at 100/80. Rear tyre size for Yamaha and Honda is same at 140/70 while that for Honda is 140/60.

 

Equipment and Instrumentation

All three, Yamaha R15 V3, Suzuki GSX 150R and Honda CBR150R get a digital instrument clusterwhich displays speedometer, tachometer, time, fuel level, etc. In addition to this, the Yamaha is the only one which gets slipper clutch and clutch assist, giving it a superior advantage over the other two.

Engine

Yamaha R15 V3 is powered by a 155 cc engine, while Honda gets a 149 cc and Suzuki gets a 147 cc. Power output of the R15 V3 is highest at 19.3 PS at 10,000 rpm followed by 18.45 PS at 10,000 rpm of the GSX150R and 17.1 PS at 9000 rpm of Honda CBR150R. Yamaha also delivers the most torque at 14.7 Nm @ 8500 rpm, followed by 13.8 Nm @ 8500 rpm of Suzuki and 13.7 Nm @ 7000 rpm of Honda.

The Yamaha R15 V3 comes a close second for us and last place goes to the Suzuki GSX-R150. They could be placed higher on the list depending on individual preference.

 

Yamaha R15 V3 vs Suzuki GSX150R vs Honda CBR150R- Price

 

YAMAHA YZF-R15 V3.0 price in Bangladesh Tk 600,000*

Honda CBR150R Price in Bangladesh  4,65,000.00 taka

Suzuki GSX-R 150 Motorcycle Price in Bangladesh 2017 is Tk. 4,30,950

Verdict

It is true that, Yamaha’s 2017 YZF-R15 V3 is our top pick among the three. It not only has the most power but also has better features. Apart from its good looks the Deltabox frame underneath must be lauded as well.

Yamaha YZF-R15 V3.0 Motorcycle Price in Bangladesh Showroom, Review, Features

But it would be right choice to choose Honda CBR150R for bangladeshi roads.

Suzuki GSX-R150 is the lightest in its class, carrying a wet weight of just 131 kg. Apart from its lightweight construction, the motorcycle even carries a fairly powerful engine that is good for 18.90 BHP at 10,500 rpm and 14 Nm at 9000 rpm. It offers the lowest seat height of 785 mm among the others while even carries the first in class feature of keyless ignition.

*: price may change

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