Yamaha recently launched two new two-wheelers in the Indian market. Both the two-wheelers are based on Yamaha’s successful 155cc engine platform that spawned multiple models in the Indian and international market. We are talking about the Yamaha R15 Version 4 and the all-new Yamaha Aerox 155 maxi-scooter. Now we pin the Yamaha R15 V4 against the Aerox 155 maxi-scooter in a technical specification comparison.
2021 Yamaha R15 V4 Vs. Aerox 155 – Price
The Yamaha R15 V4 comes with a price tag starting at INR 167,800 ex-showroom. The Dark Knight edition of the R15 V4 comes with a price tag of INR 168,800 ex-showroom. The Racing Blue version comes with a price tag of INR 172,800 ex-showroom. On the other hand, the Aerox 155 comes with a price tag of INR 129,000 ex-showroom.
2021 Yamaha R15 V4 Vs. Aerox 155 – Engine Specifications
Powering the Yamaha R15 V4 is a BS6 compliant 155cc single-cylinder engine. The liquid-cooled four-valve engine comes with Variable Valve Actuation and electronic fuel injection. The motor produces 18.4 PS of power and 14.2 Nm of torque. The engine pairs with a 6-speed gearbox, an assist & slipper clutch and a quick-shifter. The Aerox 155 comes with an R15-derived 155cc single-cylinder engine. The engine features VVA (Variable Valve Actuation) technology as well as an integrated starter generator. The motor produces 15 PS of power and 13.9 Nm of torque and pairs with an automatic CVT gearbox.
2021 Yamaha R15 V4 Vs. Aerox 155 – Suspension, Brakes and Dimensions
The Yamaha R15 V4 comes with a Deltabox frame that rides on a 37mm upside-down front fork suspension. The motorcycle on the rear gets a Linked-Type Monocross Suspension on the rear. The bike comes with 282mm front, and 220mm rear hydraulic disc brakes. The motorcycle gets 17-inch front and rear alloy wheels shod in 100/80 front and 140/70 rear tyres. The Yamaha R15 V4 measures 1,990 mm in length, 725 mm in width and 1,135 mm in height. The bike comes with 1,325 mm of wheelbase, 170 mm of ground clearance and 815 mm of seat height. The bike comes with an 11-litre fuel tank and 142 kg of kerb weight.
The Aerox 155 features a 26mm telescopic front fork suspension and unit swingarm with twin shocks on the rear. The scooter comes with a 230 mm hydraulic disc brake on the front and a 130 mm mechanical drum brake on the rear. The scooter comes with 14-inch large alloy wheels shod in 110/80 front and 140/70 rear tubeless tyres. The Yamaha Aerox 155 measures 1980 mm in length, 700 mm in width and 1150 mm in height. The scooter comes with 1350 mm of wheelbase, 145 mm of ground clearance, and a 790 mm seat height. The scooter comes with a 5.5-litre fuel tank and weighs 126 kg at the kerb.
2021 Yamaha R15 V4 Vs. Aerox 155 – Features
The Yamaha R15 V4 comes with a Class D bi-LED projector headlamp and LED taillamps. The bike also comes with a fully digital instruments cluster with Yamaha Y-Connect, Bluetooth connectivity features. The R15 V4 also comes with Track and Street riding modes, Traction Control and Dual Channel ABS. The Yamaha Aerox 155 comes with a full LCD 5.8-inch instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity, LED headlamps, LED DRLs and LED taillamps. The scooter also comes with 24.5-litre under-seat storage, External Fuel Lid, USB charging and single-channel ABS for safety.