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Yamaha MT 15 V2: All you need to know

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For starters, you should know that the second version(or V2) of the Yamaha MT 15 re-entered the Indian market at the beginning of 2022. The is among the bestselling in the country. But, its sales figures are not at par with its rivals. This bike has been designed by taking the performance approach, which is why you’ll see sporty elements on the . It also has a good engine output, especially for the type of engine it has. Moreover, the suspension is also tuned to the stiffer side to give more stability. In terms of rivals, the takes on the likes of the TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, KYM 125 Duke, and the Honda Hornet 2.0. With performance, you will also get all the necessary new-age features from the top-most variant of this bike. So, let’s begin to list the offerings this Japanese 150cc naked bike has.   Specifications As far as the Yamaha MT 15 V2’s specifications are concerned, the Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer structured this bike on Yamaha’s in-house-engineered Deltabox chassis that carries a 155cc engine. This 155cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine is tuned to churn out 18.1 bhp at 10,000 rpm and 14.1 Nm of peak torque at 7500 rpm. This bike draws power and makes the rear wheel spin via a standard six-speed manual transmission. As for the clutch, this bike has an assist and slipper clutch, which is very useful for safe riding. Plus it can offer smoother gear shifts while going uphill or at high speeds.
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In addition, you can also check out the Yamaha MT 15 V2 review on the autoX website.  
  This bike has a top speed of 130 km/h. It stores fuel in its 10-litre fuel tank. As far as fuel efficiency is concerned, the Yamaha MT 15 V2’s mileage is rated at 47 km/l. Please note that this is an average real-world mileage reported by the owners. However, the mileage figures can vary with the engine and transmission combination, the local traffic conditions and individuals’ riding styles. Considering the engine output of this, its real-world mileage is not bad. It can be more than 47 km/l, as well. But, as said earlier, it depends on the riding style. Let’s keep the engine output aside and move on to the suspension setup. The Yamaha MT 15 V2 stands on an upside-down fork at the front and a linked-type monocross suspension at the rear. As mentioned earlier, this bike has been designed with the performance approach. That said, the suspension might feel stiff, and as a result, you may feel bumps from the potholes. For reference, a soft suspension can absorb the bumps from potholes with ease, as this type of suspension compresses very well. Moreover, the braking duties are taken care of by dual disc brakes. The size of the disc brakes is also pretty big. This Yamaha bikes front disc brake’s size is rated at 282mm, while the rear disc brake’s size is rated at 220mm. For added safety, this bike boasts a dual-channel ABS. It provides ABS to both wheels that give more traction around the corners and on wet roads. That said, it can also decrease the chances of mishaps, especially during emergency brakings, as it can decrease the chances of skidding or making a stoppie. For reference, the Indian government mandated ABS and CBS in all two-wheeler to improve road safety.
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Check out the here. Further, the Yamaha MT 15 V2 has a wider rear tyre than the front tyre. A wider tyre will offer more grip, as a result, the stability increases. It runs on 17-inch alloy wheels at the front and rear. Plus, the front end has a tyre profile of 100/80 R17, while the rear end has a tyre profile of 140/70 R17.   Features Before listing out the offerings, it should be worth noting that the features mentioned here belong to the top-most variant of the Yamaha MT 15 V2. Some features might vary, depending on the variant. However, as for the features, this 150cc bike has a fully digital instrument cluster that shows relevant readings digitally, such as speed, RPMs and fuel level. It also has a side stand alarm, a low fuel indicator, a low oil indicator, and a clock. Further, the Yamaha MT 15 V2 has in-built Bluetooth, which usually indicates the presence of mobile app connectivity. To access that, the owner will have to install Yamaha’s Y-connect app which can show readings, such as the live location, last parked location and the current status of your Yamaha bike. Besides that, it has an electric start, a killswitch, a pass light, a shift light, and a side-stand engine cut-off feature. As for exterior lighting, this bike has LED lights that can be found inside the headlight, brake/taillight and indicator lights. It also has a pillion seat with footrests and grabrails. Overall, this bike shouldn’t let you lament the features that it has on offer.  
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Prices and Variants The Japanese two-wheeler manufacturer offers the MT 15 V2 in two variants only. As for the Yamaha MT 15 V2 price, it starts at Rs 1,64,900 for the standard (STD) and goes up to Rs 1,69,400 for the top-most variant, the Deluxe. All are ex-showroom prices in Delhi, as of July 2023. Please note that these prices are subject to change without any prior notice to the customer. You can, however, visit the autoX website to access the latest location-based price list for your dream vehicle. For more, visit our website or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube. So, stay tuned!

Rushil Kumar

Rushil Kumar

Rushil Kumar is an automobile blogger. whose passion for driving and testing cars and bikes in India. Travelling, reading and drive various car and write the reviews on newest car his passion.

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