TVS Apache RTR 180 vs Yamaha MT-15 Comparison

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    TVS Apache RTR 180
    TVS Apache RTR 180
    Rs1.08 Lakh*
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    Yamaha MT-15
    Yamaha MT-15
    Rs1.40 Lakh*
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  • TVS Apache RTR 180 BS6
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TVS Apache RTR 180 vs Yamaha MT-15

Should you buy TVS Apache RTR 180 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. TVS Apache RTR 180 price in Delhi is Rs 1.08 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the Yamaha MT-15 price in Delhi is Rs 1.40 Lakh (ex-showroom). The engine in the Apache RTR 180 makes 16.79 PS and 15.5 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of MT-15 stand at 18.5 PS and 13.9 Nm respectively. TVS offers the Apache RTR 180 in 4 colours whereas the Yamaha MT-15 comes in 3 colours. Out of 31 user reviews, MT-15 scores 4.2 whereas the TVS Apache RTR 180 tallies 4.5 out of 5 based on 262 user reviews.

Apache RTR 180 vs MT-15

Key HighlightsApache RTR 180MT-15
Body TypeSports Naked BikesSports Naked Bikes
Engine TypeSI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled, Fuel injectedLiquid cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
Displacement177.4 cc155 cc
Max Power16.79 PS @ 8500 rpm18.5 PS @ 10000 rpm

Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.29 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.66 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes
EMI Starts₹ 4,167
₹ 5,347
User Rating
Based on 262 Reviews
Based on 31 Reviews
ColoursT GreyGloss BlackMatte BluePearl WhiteMetallic Black
Photo Comparison
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
SI, 4 stroke, Oil cooled, Fuel injected
Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
177.4 cc
155 cc
Max Power
16.79 PS @ 8500 rpm
18.5 PS @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque
15.5 Nm @ 7000 rpm
13.9 Nm @ 8500 rpm
No. of Cylinders
Cooling System
Oil Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Wet Multi Plate Clutch
Wet, Multiple Disc
Transistor controlled ignition
Gear Box
5 Speed
58 mm
58.7 mm
Compression Ratio
Emission Type
Features and Safety
Single Channel
Single Channel
Fuel Gauge
Analogue and Digital
Additional Features
Glide Through Technology, Remora Tyres
High-Performance Variable Valves Actuation (VVA), Assist And Slipper Clutch, Side stand Engine cut off Switch
Stepup Seat
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill SwitchYesYes

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Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
52.02 kmph
Highway Mileage
48.58 kmpl
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
4.8 Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Double Cradle Synchro STIFF
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes
Sports Naked Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic Forks
Telescopic fork
Rear Suspension
Monotube Inverted Gas-filled shox (MIG) with spring aid
Linked-type Monocross suspension
Body GraphicsYesYes
Dimensions and Capacity
2085 mm
2020 mm
730 mm
800 mm
1105 mm
1070 mm
Fuel Capacity
12 L
10 L
Saddle Height
790 mm
810 mm
Ground Clearance
170 mm
170 mm
1326 mm
1335 mm
Kerb Weight
141 kg
138 kg
Load Capacity
130 kg
Halogen With AHO
Tail Light
Turn Signal Lamp
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Battery Type
Maintenance Free
Battery Capacity
12 V, 8 Ah
12 V, 4 Ah
Average Fuel economy IndicatorYes
Pilot LampsYes
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-17, Rear :-110/80-17
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
270 mm
282 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
200 mm
220 mm

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    TVS Apache RTR 180

    • Razor sharp handling makes it a hoot to ride
    • Value for money

    Yamaha MT-15

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

    TVS Apache RTR 180

    • Engine lacks refinement
    • Apache RTR 160 2V looks similar

    Yamaha MT-15

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

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • Apache RTR 180
  • MT-15
  • TVS Apache RTR 180

    Awesome bike

    Apache RTR 180 ka bahut acha quality he. Bahut acha lag rha hai chalane me. Speed bhi bahut acha hai. Apache RTR 180 ke..... Read More

    By arvind kumar yadav
    On: Dec 30, 2020 | 2666 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 180

    Beautiful Bike

    Nice bike. Best comfort and best millage bike and beautiful design and looking.

    By minchun kumari
    On: Dec 26, 2020 | 241 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 180

    Best Bike Ever.

    Best bike ever, it is the best bike in the 180cc segment, amazing performance, and mileage.

    By rizwan kha
    On: Nov 18, 2020 | 347 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 180

    This bike is a racing machine.

    This bike is a racing machine, I love this bike, amazing features, a superb performance. The looks of the bikes are..... Read More

    By dinesh choudhary
    On: Nov 13, 2020 | 1815 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 180

    Amazing Bike With Great Road Presence.

    Stylish and comfortable for driving. Apache has a better road presence than other bikes and I enjoy riding this bike.

    By jayesh chaubey
    On: Nov 13, 2020 | 236 Views
  • TVS Apache RTR 180 Reviews
  • Yamaha MT-15

    Always Cool

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

    By rupesh
    On: Feb 07, 2021 | 219 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 | 5660 Views
  • Yamaha MT-15

    Superb Design - Yamaha MT-15

    I have Yamaha MT15 Bike in Dark Matte Blue color and it looks so amazing that I am totally in love with it. This bike..... Read More

    By farhan
    On: Jan 25, 2021 | 1170 Views
  • Yamaha MT-15

    Superb Bike with Best Features -Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    I purchased Yamaha YZF R15 V3 a few months back and I am totally satisfied with my bike. Its a stylish bike with this..... Read More

    By amanpreet
    On: Jan 22, 2021 | 2404 Views
  • Yamaha MT-15

    Amazing Bike By Yamaha

    This is the best in price bike with latest features and ABS option. I feel like the seats are a little bit harder but..... Read More

    By naman
    On: Jan 22, 2021 | 785 Views
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Questions And Answers

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Mahendra asked on 6 Jun 2021

No, TVS Apache RTR 180 does not feature Bluetooth.

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By Bikedekho experts on 6 Jun 2021

RTR 180 mileage?

S. asked on 28 Mar 2021

As of now, there is no official update from the brand's end. So, we would ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 28 Mar 2021

I would like to know whether the clutch cable is covered under warranty. If it is then what's the time period and under how much kilometres the bike should be?

Jyothis asked on 13 Mar 2021

Well, every manufacturing defect in the bike and its parts would be covered ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 13 Mar 2021

There is no rpm indicator setting shown in my latest Apache RTR 200 4V BS6 riding modes speedometer console. Is it the case with my bike itself or else the setting is removed by the company. Because as they have given riding modes. So will they be used as rpm settings?

Kukutla asked on 3 Jan 2021

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V comes with three riding modes: Rain, Urban and Sport. In ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 3 Jan 2021

Is there any rpm lock for rpm setting in apache rtr 200 4v. Is it needed to be unlocked to see the rpmsetting. Because rpm setting is not seen on my bike

Kukutla asked on 29 Dec 2020

Neither there is an rpm lock nor it can be locked manually by the user. However ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 29 Dec 2020

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

What is Yamaha MT 15 on-road price?

rahul asked on 12 Apr 2021

Yamaha MT-15 is priced at 1.39 - 1.40 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). You may click ...

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By Zigwheels on 12 Apr 2021

What difference Does the Absence of Aluminium swingarm make in MT 15? What is the difference between a Aluminium swingarm and Box section swingarm? Should I buy R15 just because MT 15 misses out on the Aluminium Swingarm?

Mani asked on 29 Mar 2021

Both Yamaha MT-15 and YZF R15 V3 comes equipped with a box-type swingarm. ...

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By Zigwheels on 29 Mar 2021

I am 6 feet tall, I want a bike with good performance, handling, decent features while being fuel efficient? Does the lack of 6th gear affects the highway cruising speed of Apache RTR 200 & 160? I am confused between RTR 200, MT 15 AND R15 but R15 it is too committed to be practical daily bike?

Mani asked on 29 Mar 2021

As per your requirements, we'd suggest you to opt for the Yamaha MT 15 or the ...

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By Zigwheels on 29 Mar 2021

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