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Sym VF3i 185 vs Yamaha Y16ZR Comparison

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Overview Sym VF3i 185 Yamaha Y16ZR
Brand
Off Road Price*
(Kuala Lumpur)
RM 7,989 N/A
User Rating
Available Color(s)
Sym VF3i 185 Colors
Yamaha Y16ZR Colors
Fuel Type
Petrol
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Petrol
Petrol Motorcycles in Malaysia
Vehicle Type
Moped
Moped Motorcycles in Malaysia
Moped
Moped Motorcycles in Malaysia

User Review Comparison

Sym VF3i 185
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    Sayfudin Dec 14, 2021 for Sym VF3i 185

    I have been using the VF3i-185 for my daily commute and so far, I have had a nice experience with it. The sporty design of this bike is a great Read More

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    Wasfi Oct 11, 2021 for Sym VF3i 185

    The Sym VF3i-185 is an easy to use bike for urban riders who need a two-wheeler for basic commuting. There was a lot of buzz when the bike was launched Read More

  • I
    Izuddin Jul 20, 2021 for Sym VF3i 185

    I am an interior designer and I have to travel all the time. Sometimes travelling becomes a headache for me. I was looking for a better solution to it. Then Read More

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    Ashraf May 26, 2021 for Sym VF3i 185

    Being a cub-class bike, the SYM VF3i 185 offers much more than one could expect from it. It’s aggressive and bold styling, along with a slim structured body, indeed makes Read More

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    Johan Apr 26, 2021 for Sym VF3i 185

    Your day to day office commuting will get way convenient and hassle free once you get hold of this very exclusive bike. No matter whether you ride the bike for Read More

Yamaha Y16ZR
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    Galwish Jan 06, 2022 for Yamaha Y16ZR

    I was comparing quite a few scooters before I finally bought the Yamaha Y16ZR. It would sound foolish but the decision was completely based on the styling and distinctive appearance Read More

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    Kechik Dec 14, 2021 for Yamaha Y16ZR

    What is it? To me, it looks like some form of a hybrid or a vehicle that wanted to be a scooter but gave up and became a motorcycle. I Read More

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    Lachie Dec 09, 2021 for Yamaha Y16ZR

    This bike is very modern in terms of looks as it gets a sharp front end that never fails to create an impression on the crowd. The LCD panel is Read More

  • A
    Andrew Aug 16, 2021 for Yamaha Y16ZR

    I was planning to buy a good scooter for my daily commute between my college and residence. This is when I came across the amazing Yamaha Y16ZR, so I went Read More

  • C
    Charles Aug 11, 2021 for Yamaha Y16ZR

    Sports mopeds are very much in today’s automobile scenario. Thus, after hearing a lot of positive aspects about those, I finally went to check out one model from the Yamaha Read More

From The Experts

  • Pros
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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 Y16ZR

Powerful engine

Stylish looks

Top-line features

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 Y16ZR

Missing ABS

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Technical Specifications
Engine & Performance
Fuel Tank Capacity (litres) 7.0 L 5.4 L
Clutch Type Wet, Multi-Plate Assist/Slipper Clutch
Drive Type Chain Drive Chain Drive
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Liquid Cooled
Engine Type Single Cylinder, 4-Valves Liquid-Cooled SOHC Single Cylinder, 4-Stroke, 4-Valve, SOHC Liquid Cooled Engine
Displacement 183 155
No. Of Strokes 4-Stroke 4-Stroke
No. Of Cylinder 1 1
Valves Per Cylinder 4 4
Valve Configuration SOHC SOHC
Maximum Power 17.7 17.7
Dimension
Seating Capacity 2 2
Category Scooter Moped
Fuel & Ignition
Start Option Electric Electric
Fuel Supply System EFI Fuel Injection
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Chassis & Suspension
Front Suspension Telescopic Fork Telescopic Fork
Rear Suspension Single Shock Absorber Mono Shock
Suspension Travel(Front) 80 mm 245 mm
Electrical
Battery Voltage 12 V 12 V
Gear & Transmission
Gear Box 6-Speed 6-Speed
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Wheels & Tyres
Front Tyre 90/80 R17 90/80 R17
Rear Tyre 120/70 R17 120/70 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 Street Street
Leg Guards
Engine Check Warning
Pass Switch
Engine Immobilizer
Wheel Lock Front/back
Shutter Lock
Side Reflectors
Features
Console
Navigator
Tachometer
Speedometer Digital Digital
Odometer Digital Digital
Display Screen
Fuel Gauge Digital Digital
Brake
Front Brake Disc Disc
Rear Brake Disc Disc
Chassis & Suspension
Seat Type Dual Straight Dual Stepped
Body Frame Material Steel Steel
Side Wings
Differentiating Features
Cruise Control
Height Adjustable Seats
Electrical
Accessory Outlet
Indicator Light
Head Lamp LED LED
Adjustable Headlights
Tail Lamp LED LED

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