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Yamaha MT-15 Specs

Engine 155 cc
Power 19 hp
Start Option Electric
ABS Yes
Pass Switch Yes
Ignition System TCI
Odometer Digital

MT-15 Pros & Cons

Things We Like in MT-15

Sporty looks

Refined engine

Things We Dont Like in MT-15

Instrument console could have been more informative

Cramped pillion seat

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Yamaha MT-15 Variants

There are 1 variants available of MT-15: MT-15.

Yamaha MT-15 Power-trains

The MT-15 is powered by a Liquid Cooled 155 cc 1 Cylinder engine that gives 19hp of power at 10000 rpm and 14.7 Nm Torque at 8500 rpm. It comes with the option of a 6-Speed transmission gearbox. The MT-15 has a seat height of 810 mm. The Front Tyre size is 110/70 R17 & Rear Tyre size is 140/70 R17.

Yamaha MT-15 Features

The feature list of MT-15 includes ABS, Pass Switch, Road, Race Riding Modes, Side Reflectors and Engine Check Warning in terms of safety.

Features Chassis, Suspension & Brake include Telescopic Fork Front Suspension, Swing Arm Rear Suspension, Disc Front Brake, Disc Rear Brake, Side Wings, Diamond Body Frame Type and Dual Stepped Seat Type.

Features for Console include Digital Odometer, Digital Fuel Gauge, Digital Speedometer, Display Screen, Tripmeter and Tachometer.

Yamaha MT-15 Competitors

The MT-15 Competitors are: Yamaha MT-25, Yamaha YZF-R15, Yamaha Y15ZR, Modenas Pulsar NS200 and Honda RS150R.

Yamaha MT-15 2021 Price List

Variant   Specifications  
Yamaha MT-15 MT-15    155 cc, 19 hp, Electric, Petrol

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Yamaha MT-15 Colors

MT-15 is available in 2 different colors - White and Blue.

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Yamaha MT-15 Review

  • MT-15 Overview
  • Yamaha MT-15 Design
  • MT-15 Ride & Handling
  • Yamaha MT-15 Engine & Fuel Consumption
  • MT-15 Braking & Safety
  • Yamaha MT-15 Verdict

MT-15 Overview

Seeking its inspiration from the flagship super naked roadster in the country, the MT-09, the Yamaha MT-15 caters to the lower spectrum of the performance-oriented street sport motorcycles. The most affordable performance-oriented naked roadster from Yamaha in Malaysia, the Yamaha MT-15 can be had in a single variant, which is being offered with two color options of blue and white.

Yamaha MT-15 Design

The Yamaha MT-15 borrows the latest design philosophy of naked roadsters from Yamaha, by being in line with the bigger MTs, like the MT-09 and MT-07. The aggression and sharpness of the Yamaha MT-15 are bound to turn many heads, and many might mistake it as a much more powerful and bigger motorcycle than what it actually is.

The front face of the Yamaha MT-15 looks menacing in a welcoming way, with a robotic headlamp cluster comprising of a bi-beam LED projector bulb with a V-shaped black plastic cowl above it housing twin LED positioning lamps. Just at the upper corners of this black plastic cowl, the basic clear lens turn indicators are mounted, which could have looked a bit cooler if they were LED units like the main headlamp. What adds furthermore beauty to the front of the motorcycle is the golden theme executed for the front upside-down forks.

The side profile of the Yamaha MT-15 makes it looks very athletic. Despite having a slightly upright set handlebar, the Yamaha MT-15 manages to look sporty, thanks to the sharp-looking fuel tank with long and angular knee recesses, which accommodate faux air vents in them and have radiator shrouds at their bottom ends. The exposed aluminium frame, entire engine and cycle parts surrounding it and the big engine cowl are all finished in black, and so is the single-piece exhaust pipe shared with the YZF-R15.

The Yamaha MT-15 has got a very slim and upright tailpiece, which has a long single-piece seat and ends up in a compact tail lamp unit, which is a clear lens LED unit here. The tailpiece lacks a proper pillion grab rail, which along with the compact perch for the pillion makes things not so comfortable for the pillion rider. The rear profile of the Yamaha MT-15 has got a very long and extended rear fender, which have got turn indicators mounted on them.

The small rectangular instrument console of the Yamaha MT-15 is a full TFT LCD unit with a blue backlit theme. This completely digital unit has readouts for speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, odometer, trip meters, gear indicator and clock, however, the small fonts are quite hard to read on the go and the unit itself could have had more information on board.

MT-15 Ride & Handling

Apart from the engine, even the basic mechanical architecture under the skin of the Yamaha MT-15 is from the YZF-R15, which includes a diamond type frame and a suspension combination of upside down hydraulic telescopic forks at the front and fully adjustable mono-shock with rectangular swing-arm at the back. The bike has been fitted with the same brakes, tires and wheels as that in the YZF-R15, with 17-inch wheels shod with tubeless tires and single disc brake setup on both the wheels.

Yamaha MT-15 Engine & Fuel Consumption

The Yamaha MT-15 retains its four-stroke, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, 155cc motor with variable valve actuation system from its faired sibling, the YZF-R15. Here too, the engine is paired to a 6-speed gearbox and is in the same state of tune as that in the YZF-R15, with the maximum power and torque outputs rated at 19.3 PS and 14.5 Nm respectively.

MT-15 Braking & Safety

The Yamaha MT-15, being an entry-level performance-oriented motorcycle, gets the basics done right by having an assist and slipper clutch and engine kill switch on the place. However, the presence of a proper ABS unit would have been appreciated.

Yamaha MT-15 Verdict

Based on the very capable Yamaha YZF-R15, the Yamaha MT-15 is the naked version of the same, and retains all the positive attributes of the former, by having a top-notch quality feel, punchy and refined engine and agile riding dynamics with a fantastic chassis underneath. 

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    Lachie Jan 15, 2021 for Yamaha MT-15

    I bought the Yamaha MT-15 when it was released in the Malaysian market. In my experience of riding the bike, I can undoubtedly say that the bike is one of the best-naked motorcycles in its segment and a brilliant product from Yamaha. Whether it is a highway ride or be it daily commute through heavy Malaysian traffic, the MT-15 will Read More

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    Aizat Dis 06, 2020 for Yamaha MT-15

    I was looking for a naked bike that can not only do daily commute but can be used for weekend highway rides. It comes loaded with a ton of features and I am very impressed with the console on offer as it packs a lot of information such as gear position indicator, average fuel economy, and more. The VVA technology Read More

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