About Yamaha MT-15
Yamaha MT-15 is a low-cost sports bike model of Yamaha. Yamaha is a renowned Japanese brand. Yamaha MT-15 is assembled/made in India. It was first launched in India in 2014. Currently the Red-Silver version is available in the market which was introduced in 2020.
It has a great combination of two colors. The main attraction of this sports bike is its reliable 155cc engine, disc brakes, digital meter, and relatively low price. The bike is in great demand. Considering the brand and the current price, the bike is quite affordable. Compared to other naked sports bikes in 155cc segment, Yamaha MT-15 has the most attractive and premium look. Its futuristic-looking aluminum exhaust end cover, new clear lens indicators and pinstripe on the wheels give it a sharp & edgy look. It is guaranteed to appeal to all motorcycle lovers. From the young to the aged, this bike suits everyone. It is one of the most comfortable sports bikes in this segment.
Yamaha MT-15 is powered by 155cc engine which generates maximum power 19 bhp @ 10,000 rpm and its maximum torque is 14.7 Nm @ 8500 rpm. The bore is 58mm and the stroke is 58.7mm. In the fuel system, BS4 carburetor is used. It is an air-cooled, 4-stroke, 1-cylinder SOHC engine. It has 2 valves and SOHC.
Yamaha MT-15’s top speed is 130 KM per hour and it is capable of crossing approximately 47 kilometers per liter of fuel. It has an electric starter system along with a kick.
Transmission and Suspensions
It has a 6-speed manual gearbox and wet type multi-plate clutch system.
Yamaha has used telescopic suspension on front and swingarm, the mono suspension on the rear. This makes the ride smooth and comfortable.
Yamaha MT-15’s overall length, width, and height are accordingly 1965mm, 800mm, 1065mm. Anyone with 5 ft. 4 inches and above can easily ride the bike. It has 155mm ground clearance which is good enough for both on and off-road.
The size of the front tire is 110/70-17 and the rear tire is 140/70-17. The front tire is tubeless and the rear tire is radial tubeless. The wheelbase is 1335mm. Its ground clearance and wide tires help the rider to have a good cornering experience.
The bike weighs 138kg which is quite supportive in its top speed. It has a fuel tank capacity of 10 liters.
To improve braking experience, the Double Disc braking system is installed on this bike. There is a Disc with ABS brake given on front and Disc brake given on rear, although the later versions included Anti-lock Breaking System (ABS). But unfortunately, this model is out of this feature.
Yamaha MT-15 has a maintenance-free 12V,4.0Ah(10HR). It comes with a halogen headlight of LED. The bike has an informative digital speedometer that has a clock, odometer, trip meter, tachometer, and fuel gauge in it. It has a low fuel indicator and low battery indicator. The taillight and all the four indicator lights are also given LED for better reflections.
The bike has an Engine-kill switch, Pass button, Indicator button, Headlight on/off switch, Horn button, High/low beam switch, etc. on its handlebar. It has a grab rail for the pillion. Footrests are also installed for the pillion. A bumper was set on front for the safety of the rider and pillion.
Currently, Yamaha MT-15 is available at around Tk. 435000 only.