The motorcycle world is replete with competition and constant evolution. Yamaha’s MT 15 V2’s recent transformation not only captures attention but also places it a step ahead of the renowned Bajaj Pulsar. Let’s delve into the specifics of this impressive motorbike.

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1. Introduction to Yamaha MT 15 V2

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Yamaha MT 15 V2, with its competitive price starting at Rs 1.60 Lakh, is available across India in 2 distinct variants. Motorbike aficionados can choose from a palette of 6 captivating colours. For those seeking the pinnacle of luxury and features, the high-end variant is priced at Rs 1.72 Lakh.

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2. Top Variant Spotlight

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The Yamaha MT-15 V2.0 Deluxe stands out not just for its features but also its price tag, marked at Rs. 1,72,339. However, like all machines, it has its pros and cons:

3. Areas of Improvement

  • Fit and finish levels leave some room for refinement.
  • The absence of a dual-channel ABS is noticeable.
  • The engine’s peppiness has diminished compared to its predecessors.

4. What Makes It Shine?

  • An incredibly tractable motor ensuring a smooth ride.
  • The introduction of inverted forks significantly enhances its handling capabilities.

5. Specifications Breakdown

  • Mileage: A commendable 56.87 kmpl.
  • Displacement: A robust 155 cc.
  • Engine Type: Single-cylinder.
  • Power Output: 18.4 PS @ 10,000 rpm.
  • Torque: 14.1 Nm @ 7500 rpm.
  • Braking: Disc brakes both front and rear.
  • Fuel Tank: A decent 10 L capacity.

6. Real Riders’ Reviews

  • Anshu Raj: Praises the Yamaha MT 15 V2 for its agile handling and stable road presence, making it apt for both cityscapes and long highway stretches.
  • Nurul Islam: Emphasizes the stellar engine performance, its adeptness in various riding conditions, and its distinctive design and aesthetics.
  • Gaurav B: Labels it the “best bike in the segment” and appreciates the bike’s performance coupled with a promising mileage above 50 kmpl. The inclusion of dual-channel ABS and traction control is a bonus.

7. 2023 Updates

For the upcoming year, Yamaha has spiced things up with two brand new colours for the MT 15. Additionally, there are more enhancements in the offing. The 2023 model will boast a 155 cc engine, 18.4 PS power, 14.1 Nm torque, and maintain its mileage at 56.87 kmpl.

while Bajaj Pulsar has its own esteemed place in the Indian motorbike landscape, the updated Yamaha MT 15 V2 certainly ups the ante with its superior design, engine prowess, and overall appeal. Riding enthusiasts would do well to consider this as a top contender in their next purchase.

Yamaha MT 15 V2
Yamaha MT 15 V2

Yamaha MT 15 V2 Features:

  1. Pricing & Availability
    • Starting price: Rs 1.60 Lakh.
    • Available in 2 variants.
    • Offered in 6 colours.
    • High-end variant price: Rs 1.72 Lakh.
  2. Top Variant
    • Yamaha MT-15 V2.0 Deluxe priced at Rs. 1,72,339.
  3. Areas of Improvement
    • Room for better fit and finish.
    • Missing dual-channel ABS.
    • Engine could be peppier.
  4. Key Advantages
    • Extremely tractable motor.
    • Improved handling with inverted forks.
  5. Specifications
    • Mileage: 56.87 kmpl.
    • Displacement: 155 cc.
    • Engine Type: Single-cylinder.
    • Max Power: 18.4 PS @ 10,000 rpm.
    • Max Torque: 14.1 Nm @ 7500 rpm.
    • Front Brake: Disc.
    • Rear Brake: Disc.
    • Fuel Capacity: 10 L.
  6. Customer Reviews
    • Anshu Raj: Agile handling, stable on the road, suited for city and highway.
    • Nurul Islam: Excellent engine performance, good handling, and standout design.
    • Gaurav B: Best in the segment with quality performance and mileage above 50 kmpl, dual-channel ABS, and traction control.
  7. 2023 Updates
    • Two new colour options.
    • Engine: 155 cc.
    • Power: 18.4 PS.
    • Torque: 14.1 Nm.
    • Mileage: 56.87 kmpl.

Sonu Roy is originally a resident of Samastipur district of Bihar, has been working as a writer in digital journalism for the last 4 years. In his career of 4 years, he has good experience from politics,...