KTM 125 Duke vs Yamaha MT-15 Comparison

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    KTM 125 Duke
    KTM 125 Duke
    Rs1.70 Lakh*
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    Yamaha MT-15
    Yamaha MT-15
    Rs1.46 Lakh*
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  • KTM 125 Duke 2021
    rs1.70 Lakh*
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  • Yamaha MT-15 MotoGP Edition
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KTM 125 Duke vs Yamaha MT-15

Should you buy KTM 125 Duke or Yamaha MT-15 Find out which bike is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their price, mileage, features, colours and other specs. KTM 125 Duke price in Delhi is Rs 1.70 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the Yamaha MT-15 price in Delhi is Rs 1.46 Lakh (ex-showroom). The engine in the 125 Duke makes 14.5 PS and 12 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of MT-15 stand at 18.5 PS and 13.9 Nm respectively. KTM offers the 125 Duke in 1 colours whereas the Yamaha MT-15 comes in 4 colours. Out of 34 user reviews, MT-15 scores 4.2 whereas the KTM 125 Duke tallies 4.6 out of 5 based on 150 user reviews.

125 Duke vs MT-15

Key Highlights125 DukeMT-15
Mileage (City)46.92 kmpl
Best Mileage bikes
52.02 kmph
Body TypeSports Naked BikesSports Naked Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHCLiquid cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
Displacement124.7 cc155 cc

Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.92 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.71 Lakh onwards
Mileage (City)
52.02 kmph
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes
User Rating
Based on 150 Reviews
Based on 34 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 6,212
₹ 5,557
ColoursOrangeOrangeMetallic Black
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHC
Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
124.7 cc
155 cc
Max Power
14.5 PS @ 9250 rpm
18.5 PS @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque
12 Nm @ 8000 rpm
13.9 Nm @ 8500 rpm
No. of Cylinders
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Wet Multi-Disc
Wet, Multiple Disc
Transistor controlled ignition
Gear Box
58 mm
58 mm
47.2 mm
58.7 mm
Compression Ratio
Emission Type
Features and Safety
Single Channel
Single Channel
Additional Features
VVA, Gear Position Indicator, Fuel consumption indicator, Shift timing light, VVA indicator, Sidestand engine cut-off switch, Position Light
Stepup SeatYes
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill SwitchYesYes

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Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
46.92 kmpl
52.02 kmph
Highway Mileage
48.05 kmpl
48.58 kmpl
Chassis and Suspension
Split Trellis frame
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes
Sports Naked Bikes
Front Suspension
Triple rate spring, Inverted telescopic fork (USD)
Telescopic fork with 41.0 mm diameter
Rear Suspension
Double rate, Mono shock- 10 steps (Adjuster Slots)
Linked-type Monocross suspension
Body GraphicsYesYes
Dimensions and Capacity
1993 mm
2020 mm
789 mm
800 mm
1083 mm
1070 mm
Fuel Capacity
13.5 L
10 L
Saddle Height
818 mm
810 mm
Ground Clearance
175 mm
170 mm
1335 mm
Kerb Weight
159 kg
138 kg
Tail Light
Turn Signal Lamp
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Battery Capacity
12 V, 4 Ah
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-110/70-R17, Rear :- 150/60-R17
Front :-100/80-17 Rear :-140/70-17
Tyre Type
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type
Front Brake
Rear Brake
Front Brake Diameter
300 mm
282 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
230 mm
220 mm

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    KTM 125 Duke

    • No compromise on the component front
    • Most refined KTM engine
    • Best KTM motorcycle for a learner

    Yamaha MT-15

    • Fantastic design
    • 155cc motor is brimming with performance and tech
    • Lightweight and compact dimensions make it easy to ride

    KTM 125 Duke

    • Doesn't have the same KTM performance as the other models
    • Still sports the age-old design language
    • Braking department could have been better
    • Could've have done with the dual-channel setup

    Yamaha MT-15

    • Expensive
    • No dual-channel ABS
    • Stiff suspension setup

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • 125 Duke
  • MT-15
  • KTM 125 Duke

    KTM 125 Duke cheaper option

    If you want to buy a sports/racing bike and want to go with a KTM bike and if KTM 200 is a little out of budget..... Read More

    By suyash
    On: Jul 16, 2021 | 2434 Views
  • KTM 125 Duke

    KTM 125 Duke Good Impression

    KTM 125 Duke is the bike of latest generation. It is very comfortable that even driving for 17 hours continuously i..... Read More

    By farhaan
    On: Jul 16, 2021 | 1093 Views
  • KTM 125 Duke

    If you love your son don't bring it.

    If you love your son, don't bring this bike to him. It's not at all suitable for our roads. More than 50 boys were..... Read More

    By ചുവരെഴുത്ത് wall scripts
    On: Dec 29, 2020 | 9442 Views
  • KTM 125 Duke

    Super bike

    The price is too much. Non-stylish looks and no comfort, no pickup, It is not my favorite bike in my life.

    By vipparla srinu
    On: Jul 26, 2020 | 783 Views
  • KTM 125 Duke

    Stylish 125 Duke BS6 Bike

    Awesome bike with perfect mileage. I using this bike for the last 1 year. The bike has a good look terrific handling..... Read More

    By robin
    On: Jun 30, 2020 | 10859 Views
  • KTM 125 Duke Reviews
  • Yamaha MT-15

    Nice bike. Go for it

    Nice bike, good performance. Best in the segment. Power and torque are best in class. Mileage above 40kmpl. Looks..... Read More

    By gyani baba 1m
    On: Oct 15, 2021 | 2262 Views
  • Yamaha MT-15

    MT Is An Awesome Bike

    MT is an awesome bike with mileage and power but please give dual-channel ABS according to the price. It's a little..... Read More

    By lakhan janghela
    On: Aug 17, 2021 | 4854 Views
  • Yamaha MT-15

    Superb, It's Really Good

    Look like Bumblebee. It is better. The lights are looking so good.

    By goutam sutradhar
    On: Aug 14, 2021 | 189 Views
  • Yamaha MT-15

    Always Cool

    I love this bike. It has great looks and very stylish.

    By rupesh
    On: Feb 07, 2021 | 426 Views
  • Yamaha MT-15

    Yamaha Bikes are Best

    I am using Yamaha MT-15 and I am very happy with its performance. This bike comes with dual-channel ABS and dual disc..... Read More

    By naman
    On: Jan 26, 2021 | 10608 Views
  • Yamaha MT-15 Reviews

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Questions And Answers

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Any discounts

madhu asked on 4 May 2021

Offers and discounts are provided by the brand or the dealership and may vary ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 4 May 2021

KTM Duke 125 black color image and price?

Kk asked on 10 Apr 2021

KTM 125 Duke is available in 1colors i.e, Orange

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By Bikedekho experts on 10 Apr 2021

What about Duke 200? Does it also have DC headlight? Kr is it AC??

Aniket asked on 18 Mar 2021

The KTM 200 Duke continues to use a halogen headlamp but now gets LED DRLs. It ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 18 Mar 2021

Can I import a bike from India? KTM 125 EU Version??

Hasitha asked on 28 Feb 2021

For this, we would suggest you have a word with the brand, and custom, as they ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 28 Feb 2021

We want Duke 125s old look is that available in 2021

Srinivas asked on 6 Dec 2020

The 2021 KTM 125 Duke will shed the almost decade-old design and the don the new...

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By Bikedekho experts on 6 Dec 2020

Dose it have a bluetooth connectivitiy

Shijo asked on 13 Nov 2021

No, the Yamaha MT-15 is not equipped with bluetooth.

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By Bikedekho experts on 13 Nov 2021

Radiator price

19-UEC-333 asked on 24 Oct 2021

For the availability and prices of the spare parts, we'd suggest you to connect ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 24 Oct 2021

Weight of this vehicle?

Muhammad asked on 6 Oct 2021

The kerb weight of Yamaha MT-15 is 138 kg.

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By Bikedekho experts on 6 Oct 2021

In Mt-15 2021 variant can we find Bluetooth connectivity and can you tell when is expected dual channel absmodel bike launch

Rk asked on 26 Apr 2021

Yamaha MT-15 features an all-LED headlamp and tail lamp, whereas the indicators ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 26 Apr 2021

Mt15 seat length

Kaja asked on 25 Apr 2021

The seat length has not been shared by the brand and moreover, the seat height ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 25 Apr 2021

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