KTM rc 200 bs6 vs Yamaha r15 v3 bs6-

r15 v3 vs rc 200

Hello friends, how are you all, today we are going to compare Yamaha R15 v3 bs6 with KTM RC 200 bs6, both bikes come from different segments. One is from the 155cc segment and one is from the 200 cc segment and the price of both bikes is also quite different But both the bike here give a lot of competition to each other. Performance-wise both the bikes are very good but you will not see much difference here.

Price-

Yamaha R15 v3 bs6-PriceKtm RC 200 bs6 –Price
Ex-Showroom (Jaipur)1,45,800 rsEx-Showroom (Jaipur)2,00,928 rs
RTO15,389 rsRTO17,424 rs
Insurance10,229 rsInsurance11,285 rs
On-road Price in Jaipur1,71,418 RsOn-road Price in Jaipur2,29,637 Rs

Looks wise –

Looks Wise Both bikes are very good. Somebody likes someone’s Looks means someone likes R15 v3 and some likes RC 200 but here you get a lot of color options and graphics in R15 v3 and you get limited options in RC 200. In the bs6 model, you probably get only one color which you will see in the photo, a part from this you may not get to see any other color option.

FeaturesR15 v3 bs6Ktm RC 200 bs6
Displacement155 cc199.5 cc
Engine single cylinder  4-stroke bs6 fi-Liquid Cooled enginesingle cylinder  4-stroke bs6 fi-Liquid Cooled engine
Max Power18.3 bhp @ 10,000 rpm25.1 bhp @ 10,000 rpm
Max Torque14.1 Nm @ 8,500 rpm19.2 Nm @ 8,000 rpm
Gear-Box6 Speed 6 Speed 
Mileage40-45 kmpl30-35 kmpl
Top speed145 km140 km
BrakesDual channel absDual channel abs
Front disc size282 mm300 mm
Rear disc size220 mm230 mm
HeadlightFully LED Headlamphalogen Projector Headlamp with DRL
Front SuspensionTelescopic ForkUSD
Rear SuspensionSwingarm (link suspensionMonoshock
Meter ConsoleFully digital Meter consoleFully digital Meter console
Seat height 815 mm820 mm
Fuel capacity11 ltr (reserve 1.9ltr)9.5 ltr (reserve 1.5 ltr)
Weight140 kg154.3 kg
Tyres typeTubelessTubeless
Front Tyre size100/80-17110/70 – 17
Rear Tyre size140/70-17150/60 – 17

Engine-

Here you get a 155 cc single-cylinder 4-stroke bs6 fi-liquid cooled engine in R15 v3 and in the RC200 you also get a 199 cc single-cylinder 4-stroke bs6 fi-liquid cooled engine.

Power-

You get 18.3 bhp power and 14.1 Nm Torque in R15 v3 and 25.1 bhp power and 19.2 Nm Torque in KTM RC 200. Which is much more than R15 v3 but you get very good performance in both the bikes But the initial pickup is higher in RC 200 and top-end you will get more in R15 v3. A 6-speed gear-box is available in both the bikes. You get 18.3 bhp power and 14.1 Nm Torque in R15 v3 and 25.1 bhp power and 19.2 Nm Torque in KTM RC 200. Which is much more than R15 v3 but you get very good performance in both the bikes But the initial pickup is higher in RC 200 and top-end you will get more in R15 v3. A 6-speed gear-box is available in both the bikes.

Mileage-

Talking about mileage here, both bikes have the difference of day and night. You can easily take out a mileage of 40 to 45 kmpl on R15 v3 from highway, and 35 kmpl in city. Now speaking of RC 200, this bike gives you a mileage of 30 to 35 kmpl on highway, and if you ride more in the city, then you have 30 kmpl max. mileage you can remove. Here R15 v3 gives you good mileage.

Top speed-

Now let’s talk about speed, you get top speed up to 145 km plus in R15 v3, and in RC 200, top speed up to 140 km plus can be found. Here you can see more of in top-end R15 v3 But the initial pickup is seen in RC 200.

Brakes-

Here both the bikes get dual-channel abs. Discs are available in both Front and Rear. In R15 v3, the size of the front disc is 282 mm and the size of the rear disc is 220 mm, and in RC 200, the size of the front disc is 300 mm and the size of the rear disc is 230 mm. Due to the large size of both discs of the RC 200, the braking of this bike gets some good looks from the R15 v3.

Headlight-

The R15 v3 gets full LED headlamp viewing and the RC 200 features halogen Projector Headlamps and DRLs (Daytime running lights) as previously seen.

Suspension-

Telescopic Fork in front of R15 v3 and Swingarm suspension in the rear And USD in front and mono shocks are available in the rear of RC 200, which is why RC 200 gets good Suspension.

Meter Console-

Fully digital Meter console is available in both the bikes and in the console of both the bikes you get a lot of information, such as gear shift indicator, stand alarm, mileage, etc. You get to see more information in the RC 200 Meter console.

Seat height and comfort-

You get a split seat in both the bikes.R15 v3 has a seat height of 815 mm and RC 200 has a seat height of 820 mm. Now let’s talk about seat comfort, both the seats are fine in the bike. I mean they are good for a short ride but I would not recommend you for long rides.

Fuel capacity-

You get a fuel capacity of 11 ltr (reserve 1.9ltr) in R15 v3 and a fuel capacity of 9.5 ltr (reserve 1.5 ltr) in RC 200.

Weight-

The R15 v3 has a weight of 142 kg and the RC 200 has a weight of 154.3 kg, which is why the R15 v3 gets more top-end due to its lightweight.

Tyres size-

Here you get to see tubeless tires in both the bikes.R15 v3 has Front Tier size 100 / 80-17 and Rear Tire size 140 / 70-17 and on the other hand RC 200 has Front Size Size 110/70 – 17 and Rear Tire Size 150/60 – 17 and We get tires of both bikes with a 17-inch Alloy. Here we get a little better than the RC 200’s Tires R15 v3.

Value for money bike –

Here I find value for money bike R15 v3 because R15 v3 provides you with very good features and looks are also very good of this bike and these bikes are also cheaper from RC 200 to about 50,000 And its top-end is also much better than RC 200. If you want an initial pickup, you can take the KTM RC 200.

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