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Sym VF3i 185 vs Yamaha 135LC Comparison

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The detailed motorcycle comparison of Sym VF3i 185 and Yamaha 135LC, based on price, specifications & other features is shown below. The Sym VF3i 185 priced at RM 7,989 - RM 8,289 while the Yamaha 135LC motorcycle has a price tag of RM 6,868 - RM 7,118 . Comparing the technical specifications, Yamaha 135LC engine displacement is 134 while the Sym VF3i 185 houses a 183 engine.

Overview Sym VF3i 185 Yamaha 135LC
Brand
Off Road Price*
(Kuala Lumpur)
RM 7,989 RM 6,868
User Rating
Available Color(s)
VF3i 185 Colors
135LC Colors
Fuel Type
Petrol
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Petrol
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Vehicle Type
Scooter
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Moped
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User Review Comparison

Sym VF3i 185
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    Indeela Okt 19, 2019 for Sym VF3i 185

    For a scooter, the ‘ahead of its time’ appeal of the SYM VF3i 185 is what draws a lot of attention towards it, and it did mine as well. The Read More

  • D
    Devaraja Sep 26, 2019 for Sym VF3i 185

    SYM took the market by storm when they launched the VF3i 185 thanks to its brilliant specs. The bigger engine means that it has to do less work to get Read More

  • S
    Sha Ogo 16, 2019 for Sym VF3i 185

    The SYM VF3i 185 is miles ahead in terms of looks when compared to other bikes in the same segment. The design language of this bike seems to be well-suited Read More

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    Nabil Jul 22, 2019 for Sym VF3i 185

    The Taiwanese company SYM has blessed the market with its stylish and sporty VF3i 185. Being the largest engine motorcycle in the world, the VF3i gained my attention and I Read More

  • H
    Hadees Jul 02, 2019 for Sym VF3i 185

    I was looking for a performance underbone bike and what better than the VF3i from SYM. The 183cc engine puts 17.7 bhp and is an absolute blast to ride. The Read More

Yamaha 135LC
  • Y
    Yonis Aweis Feb 26, 2020 for Yamaha 135LC

    The Yamaha 135LC looks best in the back and blue color combo. I own the same color and though it is not in the stealth black color, it does loot Read More

  • K
    Kikato Dis 26, 2019 for Yamaha 135LC

    For a moped, the Yamaha 135 LC looks quite smart in its design, while not being too extravagant and edgy. It still has some sort of modernity with a good Read More

  • A
    Ahmad Okt 17, 2019 for Yamaha 135LC

    I got my hands on the latest 135LC Super Sports that was launched only a few months back. One of my friends has the old model, and this one is Read More

  • j
    Jason Lee Ogo 30, 2019 for Yamaha 135LC

    I am an avid sports lover. So when I thought of buying a bike, no doubt it is Yamaha 135lc super sports that have struck my mind instantly. Every time Read More

  • Z
    Zirki Ogo 16, 2019 for Yamaha 135LC

    When it comes to tackling the traffic conditions during your everyday commute to the office or college, the Yamaha 135LC Super Sports is way ahead of the other scooters in Read More

From The Experts

  • Pros
  • Cons
Sym VF3i 185

The best thing about the SYM VF3i 185 is the way it looks. For a cub class bike, the SYM VF3i 185 indeed has a very sporty aura with an aggressive design and loud graphics, which makes it look proportionate right from the front to rear. The slim and sharp design language is purely likable for its targeted audience – the urban youth.

It’s not only the design which makes the SYM VF3i 185 look youthful and trendy. The moped is packed with premium features like LED daytime running lamps, LED turn indicators, LED tail lamp and a part digital instrument console, which do make it feel contemporary.

Powering the SYM VF3i 185 is a four-stroke, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 183cc engine, which makes it the most powerful cub class bike and the one with the biggest engine in its segment. The maximum power output of 18 PS and a peak torque output of 15.3 Nm makes the SYM VF3i 185 the most powerful cub class bike in the market right now.

Yamaha 135LC

The lean profile of the Yamaha 135LC Super Sport is something which comes handy while tackling the worst of the urban traffic with ease and comfort. The slim tyres, as well as thin body profile of the 135LC Super Sport, makes it feel nimble and agile to ride.

For an entry-level moped, the Yamaha 135LC Super Sport’s 135cc single-cylinder engine is quite powerful and refined. The power and torque figures are in the league of a 150cc scooter, which gives it an impressive power to weight ratio.

Sym VF3i 185

The SYM VF3i 185 has a single piece long seat which due to its slim profile, might not be too comfortable for two full-sized adults.

The SYM VF3i 185 lacks a bit in the aspect of practicality, as there is not much sufficient under-seat storage to carry even the smallest of the luggage from point A to point B.

When compared to other cub class bikes from Japanese two-wheeler makers, the SYM VF3i 185 lacks the finesse in the build quality and fit and finish which deters its appeal a bit. Also, the engine despite being best-in-class in terms of performance isn’t too refined as expected and sounds a bit rough at higher rpms.

Yamaha 135LC

The cost consciousness of the Yamaha 135LC Super Sport is evident with the absence of many modern features in the moped. The 135LC Super Sport lacks any of the trendy features like LED lights, digital meters, which makes it feel a bit old fashioned and built to cost.

While the single piece seat of the Yamaha 135LC Super Sport is long enough to seat two adults, the limited width and lack of cushioning makes it feel uncomfortable for longer commutes.

Technical Specifications
Engine & Performance
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 7.0 L 4.0 L
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Wet, Multi-Plate
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Air Cooled
Engine Type Single Cylinder, 4-Valves Liquid-Cooled SOHC Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, SOHC
Displacement 183 134
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
Bore X Stroke 63.5 mm x 57.8 mm 54 mm x 58.7 mm
Compression Ratio 11.1:1 10.9:1
No. Of Cylinder 1 1
Valve Configuration SOHC SOHC
Lubrication System Forced Circulation and Splashing Wet Sump
Maximum Power 17.7 12
Dimension
Seating Capacity 2 2
Kerb Weight 124 kg 105 kg
Wheel Base 1290 mm 1255 mm
Category Scooter Moped
Fuel & Ignition
Start Option Electric Kick & Electric
Ignition System Full Transist DC-CDI
Fuel Supply System EFI Fuel Injection
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 6-Speed 4-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Electrical
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Chassis & Suspension
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Single Shock Absorber Monocross
Wheels & Tyres
Front Tyre 90/80 R17 70/90 R17
Rear Tyre 120/70 R17 80/90 R17
Front Wheel Size R17 R17
Rear Wheel Size R17 R17
Tyre Type Radial, Tubeless Radial
Safety & Security
Safety & Security
Back Rest
ABS
Stability Control
Traction Control
Launch Control
Riding Modes Street Street
Leg Guards
Engine Check Warning
Pass Switch
Engine Immobilizer
Anti-Theft Alarm
Central Locking
Wheel Lock Front/back
Shutter Lock
Side Reflectors
Features
Console
Navigator
Tachometer
Speedometer Digital Analog
Odometer Digital Analog
Display Screen
Fuel Gauge Digital Analog
Brake
Front Brake Disc Disc
Rear Brake Disc Drum
Electrical
Accessory Outlet
Indicator Light
Head Lamp LED Bulb
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp LED Bulb
Differentiating Features
Cruise Control
Height Adjustable Seats
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Dual Straight Dual Straight
Side Wings

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