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Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL vs Yamaha YZF-R15 Comparison

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The detailed motorcycle comparison of Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL and Yamaha YZF-R15, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL priced at RM 16,689 while the Yamaha YZF-R15 motorcycle has a price tag of RM 11,988 . Comparing the technical specifications, Yamaha YZF-R15 engine displacement is 155 while the Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL houses a 249 engine.

Overview Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL Yamaha YZF-R15
Brand
Off Road Price*
(Kuala Lumpur)
RM 16,689 RM 11,988
Variant
User Rating
Available Color(s)
Ninja 250 SL Colors
YZF-R15 Colors
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Petrol
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Vehicle Type
Sport
Sport Motorcycles in Malaysia
Sport
Sport Motorcycles in Malaysia

User Review Comparison

Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL
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    Ahmad Sep 13, 2022 for Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL

    I was specifically searching for perfect city bikes that may help me commute easily even through this hustling city crowd. Finally, after a vivid market exploration, I decided to opt Read More

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    Jay Mark Jul 07, 2022 for Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL

    The Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL is one of the most agile motorbikes that seems to have been designed for the people of Malaysia. The bike is ideal for everyday use, Read More

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    Syakir May 16, 2022 for Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL

    If you search for speed, styling, and slender body of your bike then this making offered by Kawasaki would just not go unnoticed! I was thrilled by how the seats Read More

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    Harrison Apr 21, 2022 for Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL

    The Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL is a bike like no other! Talking of the wonders that the automaker has done with their limited 250cc engine, it’s exceptional. To begin with, Read More

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    Adriel Jan 13, 2022 for Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL

    The SL stands for ‘super lightweight’. Well that doesn’t mean that the bike is really light like the 125cc daily commuting vehicles. But the Ninja 250SL is still a pretty Read More

Yamaha YZF-R15
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    Muhaimi Sep 08, 2022 for Yamaha YZF-R15

    This bike captivated a wide range of bikers when it first got launched in the market. Any bike enthusiast will surely drool over the model for innumerable reasons. Say this Read More

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    Christiaan Jun 09, 2022 for Yamaha YZF-R15

    The Yamaha YZF R15 is one of the most affordable sporty bikes that you can find in the 155cc range. One of my most recent additions to the list of Read More

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    Adam May 11, 2022 for Yamaha YZF-R15

    Yamaha yzf-r15 is one of the most efficient movers that provide a premium experience during a ride. The different features of the vehicle provide a comfortable ride to its owner Read More

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    Nazmi Apr 18, 2022 for Yamaha YZF-R15

    The Yamaha YZF R15 has been ruling the markets for over three generations now! Being an owner of the third generation of this great bike, I can admit that the Read More

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    Syahmi Apr 18, 2022 for Yamaha YZF-R15

    The Yamaha YZF R15 has been ruling the markets for over three generations now! Being an owner of the third generation of this great bike, I can admit that the Read More

From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL

Lightweight handling

Sharp styling

Cheaper by comparison

Yamaha YZF-R15

The Yamaha YZF R15 has always been praised for the way it manages to appear a scaled-down version of the mighty Yamaha YZF R1. The new generation model surpasses its predecessor with much sharper visual appeal and much more modern features like fully digital meters and LED lights at front and rear.

The 155cc liquid-cooled, fuel injected engine with which the YZF R15 is blessed is a sweet engineering marvel. The engine is equipped with Variable Valve Actuation (VVA), which makes it feels much more responsive and refined as one would expect it from. In addition to it, the bump in power and torque outputs over its predecessor too is very praiseworthy.

Kawasaki Ninja 250 SL

Superbike ergonomics

Not very practical

No gear position indicator

Yamaha YZF-R15

The biggest problem of the previous generation Yamaha YZF R15 has been transferred to this new generation model as well – the pillion seat comfort. The pillion perch is positioned at quite a height, which makes it uncomfortable for longer rides

While the LED headlamps of the Yamaha YZF R15 look cool with their slim and minimalistic design, the throw of the light in night conditions is not that good. It requires much more brightness to make the visibility ahead much better in poor light conditions in night.

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Technical Specifications
Engine & Performance
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 11.0 L 11.0 L
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Wet, Multi-Plate
Exhaust Pipes Single Exhaust Single Exhaust
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
Engine Type Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke, Single Cylinder Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke. SOHC
Displacement 249 155
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Bore X Stroke 72 mm x 61.2 mm 58 mm x 58.7 mm
Compression Ratio 11.3:1 11.6:1
No. Of Cylinder 1 1
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Valve Configuration DOHC SOHC
Lubrication System Forced Lubrication, Wet Sump Wet Sump
Maximum Power 27.6 19.04
Maximum Torque 22.6 Nm 14.7 Nm
RPM at Maximum Power 9700 10000
RPM at Maximum Torque 8200 8500
Dimension
Seating Capacity 2 2
Length 1935 mm 1990 mm
Width 685 mm 725 mm
Height 1075 mm 1135 mm
Kerb Weight 151 kg 137 kg
Ground Clearance 165 mm 160 mm
Seat Height 780 mm 830 mm
Category Sport Sport
Fuel & Ignition
Start Option Electric Electric
Ignition System Digital TCI
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Chassis & Suspension
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Uni Trak Monocross
Electrical
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Wheels & Tyres
Front Tyre 100/80 ZR17 100/80 R17
Rear Tyre 130/70 ZR17 140/70 R17
Front Wheel Size R17 R17
Rear Wheel Size R17 R17
Tyre Type Radial, Tubeless Radial, Tubeless
Safety & Security
Safety & Security
Back Rest
ABS
Stability Control
Traction Control
Launch Control
Riding Modes Sport Street, Sport
Leg Guards
Engine Check Warning
Pass Switch
Anti-Theft Alarm
Wheel Lock Front/back
Shutter Lock
Features
Console
Navigator
Side Stand Indicator
Tachometer
Speedometer Digital Digital
Odometer Digital Digital
Display Screen
Fuel Gauge Digital Digital
Oil Change Indicator
Tripmeter
Brake
Front Brake Disc Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Dual Stepped Dual Stepped
Body Frame Type Tube Diamond Deltabox
Body Frame Material Steel Alloy
Side Wings
Differentiating Features
Cruise Control
Height Adjustable Seats
Electrical
Indicator Light
Head Lamp Halogen LED
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp LED LED

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