Yamaha NMAX
Yamaha NMAX
RM 9,498
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Honda PCX vs Yamaha NMAX Comparison

Overview: Honda PCX vs NMAX

Key Features

Start Option Electric Electric
Displacement 149.3 cc 155 cc
Maximum Power 14.4 hp 14.7 hp

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User Ratings & Review Comparison

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  • Bicycle-sized workhorse

    I live in a congested area where I have to encounter huge traffic on a daily basis. To tackle this situation, I started looking for a good...

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    Alberto May 10, 2023 for Honda PCX
  • A fun bike for inexperienced riders

    Yamaha NMax is the perfect bike for inexperienced riders like me. It is lightweight and easy to get through traffic. The windscreen keeps the wind...

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    husna May 09, 2023 for Yamaha NMAX

From The Experts

Things we like

Modern styling

Practical features

Fuel efficient engine

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Being an entry-level offering in the maxi scooter category, the Yamaha NMax is loaded with a number of feel-good features, which make it feel premium over other 150cc scooters. The NMax is equipped with goodies like an all-digital instrument console as well as alloy wheels and disc brakes which make it feel modern.

The liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, 155cc engine which the Yamaha NMax is fitted with feels super smooth and refined as well as zesty, for the engine delivers best performance numbers in its category.

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Things we don't like


No rear disc brake


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The Yamaha NMax is one of the very first maxi scooters which were launched in the market, which definitely now feels in the way it looks. The overall design has begun to show its age, and it now looks a bit bland as well.

While the Yamaha NMax is touted to be a maxi scooter, the under seat storage is not that impressive by the standards of the same. The space is good enough to hold a half face helmet and some small goodies, but holding a bigger full face helmet would be a problem.

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Engine & Performance

Displacement 149.3 cc 155 cc
Maximum Power 14.4 hp 14.7 hp
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 8.0 L 6.6 L
Bore X Stroke 57.3 mm x 57.9 mm 58.0 mm x 58.7 mm
Clutch Type Automatic, Centrifugal, Dry Type Wet, Multi-Plate
Maximum Torque 13.6 Nm 14.4 Nm
Compression Ratio 10.6:1 10.5:1
Valve Configuration SOHC SOHC
Valves Per Cylinder 2 4
Engine Type Single Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, 4-Stroke, 2 Valve, SOHC 4-Stroke, SOHC
Drive Type Belt Drive Chain Drive
Exhaust Pipes Single Exhaust Single Exhuast
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
Injection Type Fuel Injection Indirect Injection
No. Of Cylinder 1 1
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
RPM at Maximum Power 8500 rpm 8000 rpm
RPM at Maximum Torque 6500 rpm 6000 rpm
Lubrication System -- Wet Sump
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Category Scooter Scooter
Ground Clearance 137 mm 135 mm
Length 1923 mm 1955 mm
Wheel Base 1313 mm 1350 mm
Seating Capacity 2 2
Width 745 mm 740 mm
Oil Tank Capacity 0.9 L --
Seat Height 764 mm 765 mm
Kerb Weight 130 kg --
Height 1107 mm 1115 mm
Dry Weight -- 136 kg
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Fuel & Ignition

Start Option Electric Electric
Fuel Supply System PGM-FI EFI
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition System -- TCI


Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Battery Capacity 5 Ah --
Range City -- No
Motor Type -- No
Range Highway -- No
Charger Type -- No
Battery Charge Time -- No
Input -- No
Pack Life -- No
Power Pack -- No
Pack Capacity -- No
Pack Voltage -- No
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Gear & Transmission

Gear Box Variable Speed Variable Speed
Transmission Type CVT CVT

Wheels & Tyres

Front Tyre 100/80 R14 110/70 R17
Front Wheel Size R14 R17
Rear Tyre 120/70 R14 130/70 R17
Rear Wheel Size R14 R17
Tyre Type Radial Radial

Chassis & Suspension

Front Suspension Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Twin Shock Swing Arm

Safety & Security

Pass Switch Yes Yes
Leg Guards No No
Stability Control No No
Wheel Lock Front/back No No
Back Rest No No
Traction Control No No
Launch Control No No
Engine Check Warning Yes --
Side Reflectors Yes Optional Optional
Engine Immobilizer Yes --
Anti-Theft Alarm Yes --
Riding Modes Street, Road Street, Road Street Street
ABS -- No
Central Locking -- Optional Optional
Shutter Lock -- Yes
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Odometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Fuel Gauge Digital Digital Digital Digital
Display Screen Yes No
Navigator No No
Oil Change Indicator No No
Speedometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Tachometer No No
Side Stand Indicator -- No
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Chassis & Suspension

Body Frame Material Steel Steel Steel Steel
Side Wings No Yes
Body Frame Type Double Cradle Double Cradle --
Seat Type Dual Stepped Dual Stepped Dual Straight Dual Straight
Electronic Suspension Adjustment -- No
Chrome Garnish -- Yes
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Accessory Outlet Yes No
Head Lamp LED LED Halogen Halogen
Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Indicator Light Yes Bulb Bulb
Tail Lamp LED LED Bulb Bulb

Differentiating Features

Height Adjustable Seats No No
Additional Features Honda Smart Key System, Remote Response System, LED Daytime Running Lights Honda Smart Key System, Remote Response System, LED Daytime Running Lights Theft Prtection Theft Prtection
Cruise Control No No


Rear Brake Drum Drum Disc Disc
Front Brake Disc Disc Disc Disc

Motorcycles Comparisons By Experts

Honda PCX vs Yamaha NMAX FAQs

Which Motorcycle has Higher ground clearance between PCX vs NMAX?

The PCX comes with a ground clearance of 137 mm , on the other hand the NMAX comes with a ground clearance of 135 mm , hence the Honda PCX has better ground clearence and off roading capabilities.

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What is PCX vs NMAX dimension size comparison?

The PCX dimension are 1923 mm length, 745 mm width, 1107 mm height while the NMAX Dimensions are 1955 mm length, 740 mm width, 1115 mm height. Hence the NMAX is more longer more wider and more higher.

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