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Kawasaki Z125 PRO vs Yamaha YZF-R15 Comparison

The detailed Motorcycles comparison of Kawasaki Z125 PRO and Yamaha YZF-R15, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Kawasaki Z125 PRO priced at RM 9,850 while the Yamaha YZF-R15 Motorcycles has a price tag of RM 11,988 . Comparing the technical specifications, Yamaha YZF-R15 engine displacement is 155 while the Kawasaki Z125 PRO houses a 125 engine.

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Overview: Z125 PRO vs YZF-R15

Key Features

Start Option Electric Electric
Displacement 125 cc 155 cc
Maximum Power 9.6 hp 19.04 hp

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User Ratings & Review Comparison

4.55/5
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User Review Comparison
  • Stylish and economical

    I wanted an entry-level motorcycle for everyday commuting without having to compromise on style and performance. After some research, I settled for...

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    Ayman Oct 12, 2023 for Kawasaki Z125 PRO
  • Targeted towards new riders

    Being an inexperienced rider I was looking for an easy-to-ride daily commuter and the Yamaha YZF-R15 proved to be the ideal choice. It is a reliable...

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    M
    Muadh Jan 04, 2024 for Yamaha YZF-R15

From The Experts

Things we like

Z series-inspired styling

Fierce design

Affordable price tag

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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.

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Things we don't like

Not suitable for tall riders

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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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Engine & Performance

Displacement 125 cc 155 cc
Maximum Power 9.6 hp 19.04 hp
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 7.4 L 11.0 L
Exhaust Pipes Single Exhaust Single Exhaust
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
No. Of Cylinder 1 1
Engine Type Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, Air-Cooled, 2 Valves DOHC Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke. SOHC
Bore X Stroke 56.0 mm x 50.6 mm 58 mm x 58.7 mm
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Valve Configuration SOHC SOHC
Lubrication System Forced Lubrication, Wet Sump Wet Sump
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Wet, Multi-Plate
Valves Per Cylinder 2 4
Cooling System Air Cooled Liquid Cooled
Maximum Torque 9.6 Nm 14.7 Nm
Compression Ratio 9.8:1 11.6:1
RPM at Maximum Torque 6000 rpm 8500 rpm
RPM at Maximum Power 8000 rpm 10000 rpm
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Dimension

Category Sport Sport
Kerb Weight 101 kg 137 kg
Length 1700 mm 1990 mm
Ground Clearance 155 mm 160 mm
Height 1005 mm 1135 mm
Width 750 mm 725 mm
Wheel Base 1175 mm --
Seating Capacity 2 2
Seat Height 780 mm 830 mm
Oil Tank Capacity -- 1.05 L
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Fuel & Ignition

Ignition System Digital TCI
Start Option Electric Electric
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Fuel Supply System Fuel Injection --

Gear & Transmission

Transmission Type Manual Manual
Gear Box 4-Speed 6-Speed

Wheels & Tyres

Tyre Type Radial Radial, Tubeless
Front Tyre 100/90 R12 100/80 R17
Rear Tyre 120/70 R12 140/70 R17
Front Wheel Size R17 R17
Rear Wheel Size R17 R17

Chassis & Suspension

Suspension Travel(Rear) 104 mm --
Rear Suspension Swing Arm Monocross
Front Suspension Inverted Fork Telescopic Fork
Suspension Travel(Front) 100 mm --

Electrical

Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V

Safety & Security

ABS No No
Pass Switch Yes Yes
Back Rest No No
Leg Guards No No
Anti-Theft Alarm No No
Wheel Lock Front/back No No
Stability Control No No
Traction Control No No
Launch Control No No
Riding Modes Sport Sport Street, Sport Street, Sport
Engine Check Warning Yes Yes
Shutter Lock No No
Side Reflectors -- Yes
Central Locking -- No
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Console

Odometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Fuel Gauge Digital Digital Digital Digital
Side Stand Indicator No No
Tachometer Yes Yes
Display Screen Yes Yes
Tripmeter Yes Yes
Navigator No No
Speedometer Digital Digital Digital Digital
Oil Change Indicator -- No
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Chassis & Suspension

Body Frame Type Backbone Backbone Deltabox Deltabox
Body Frame Material Steel Steel Alloy Alloy
Side Wings Yes Yes
Seat Type Dual Straight Dual Straight Dual Stepped Dual Stepped

Differentiating Features

Height Adjustable Seats No No
Cruise Control No No

Brake

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

Electrical

Adjustable Headlights Yes Yes
Indicator Light Yes Yes
Head Lamp Halogen Halogen LED LED
Tail Lamp LED LED LED LED
Accessory Outlet -- No

Motorcycles Comparisons By Experts

Kawasaki Z125 PRO vs Yamaha YZF-R15 FAQs

Which Motorcycle is cheaper between Kawasaki Z125 PRO vs Yamaha YZF-R15?

Z125 PRO is priced at RM 9,850 and YZF-R15 is priced at RM 11,988 . Hence Z125 PRO is the cheapest amongst these Motorcycle.

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Which Motorcycle has Higher ground clearance between Z125 PRO vs YZF-R15?

The Z125 PRO comes with a ground clearance of 155 mm , on the other hand the YZF-R15 comes with a ground clearance of 160 mm , hence the Yamaha YZF-R15 has better ground clearence and off roading capabilities.

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What is Z125 PRO vs YZF-R15 dimension size comparison?

The Z125 PRO dimension are 1700 mm length, 750 mm width, 1005 mm height while the YZF-R15 Dimensions are 1990 mm length, 725 mm width, 1135 mm height. Hence the YZF-R15 is more longer more wider and more higher.

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