Bajaj Dominar 250 vs Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Comparison

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    Bajaj Dominar 250
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    Rs1.59 Lakh*
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Bajaj Dominar 250 vs Yamaha YZF R15 V3

Should you buy Bajaj Dominar 250 or Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Find out which bike is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their price, mileage, features, colours and other specs. Bajaj Dominar 250 price in Delhi is Rs 1.59 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 price in Delhi is Rs 1.57 Lakh (ex-showroom). The engine in the Dominar 250 makes 27 PS and 23.5 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of YZF R15 V3 stand at 18.6 PS and 14.1 Nm respectively. Bajaj offers the Dominar 250 in 5 colours whereas the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 comes in 4 colours. Out of 1015 user reviews, YZF R15 V3 scores 4.6 whereas the Bajaj Dominar 250 tallies 4.6 out of 5 based on 16 user reviews.

Dominar 250 vs YZF R15 V3

Key HighlightsDominar 250YZF R15 V3
Mileage (City)35.03 kmpl
Best Mileage bikes
48.75 kmpl
Body TypeSports Naked BikesSports Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 stroke, DOHC, 4 valve, Liquid Cooled, Twin Spark, FILiquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
Displacement248.77 cc155 cc

Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.76 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.83 Lakh onwards
Mileage (City)
48.75 kmpl
Body Type
User Rating
Based on 16 Reviews
Based on 1015 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 5,671
₹ 5,945
ColoursCanyon RedCharcoal BlackCitrus Rush & Matt SilverRacing Red & Matt SilverSparkling Black & Matt SilverThunder Grey
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, DOHC, 4 valve, Liquid Cooled, Twin Spark, FI
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
248.77 cc
155 cc
Max Power
27 PS @ 8500 rpm
18.6 PS @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque
23.5 Nm @ 6500 rpm
14.1 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, Multiplate with Assist & Slipper Clutch
Wet, multiple-disc
TCI (Transistor controlled ignition)
Gear Box
6 Speed
72 mm
58 mm
61.1 mm
58.7 mm
Compression Ratio
Emission Type
Features and Safety
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Additional Features
Twin Barrel Exhaust
Auxiliary light, Fuel consumption indicator, Shift timing light, VVA indicator, VVA, Side stand engine cut-off switch, Dual horn, Gear position indicator
Stepup SeatYes
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill Switch

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Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
35.03 kmpl
48.75 kmpl
Highway Mileage
47.92 kmpl
Top Speed
120.08 kmph
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
4.18 Sec
3.40 Sec
Acceleration (0-80 Kmph)
6.88 Sec
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)
10.92 Sec
11.42 Sec
Quarter Mile
17.70 s @ 118.46 kmph Sec
17.37 s @ 118.83 kmph Sec
Roll-ons (30-70 kmph)
5.60 Sec
5.71 Sec
Roll-ons (40-80 kmph)
7.92 Sec
6.65 Sec
Braking (60-0 Kmph)
18.50 m Sec
19.93 Sec
Braking (80-0 Kmph)
31.53 m Sec
34.15 Sec
Braking (100-0 Kmph)
51.58 m Sec
51.67 Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Beam Type Perimeter Frame
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes, Sports Bikes
Sports Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic, 37 mm USD Fork, 135 mm travel
Telescopic fork with 41.0 mm diameter
Rear Suspension
Multi-step adjustable Monoshocks with Nitrox, Wheel stroke of 110 mm
Monocross (link suspension)
Body GraphicsYesYes
Dimensions and Capacity
2156 mm
1990 mm
836 mm
725 mm
1112 mm
1135 mm
Fuel Capacity
13 L
11 L
Saddle Height
800 mm
815 mm
Ground Clearance
157 mm
170 mm
1453 mm
1325 mm
Kerb Weight
180 kg
142 kg
Total Weight
330 kg
Tail Light
Turn Signal Lamp
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
12 V, 8 Ah
12 V, 4 Ah
Pilot LampsYes
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-100/80-17, Rear :-130/70-17
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
300 mm
282 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
230 mm
220 mm

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    Bajaj Dominar 250

    • A tractable engine that’s largely vibe free.
    • Well-balanced suspension setup gobbles up rough roads with ease.
    • Excellent brakes -- offers good bite, feedback and progression.
    • Silky smooth gearbox.

    Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    • Most powerful 150cc bike in India
    • Only bike in class to get VVA and Assist-and-Slip clutch
    • Fantastic handling

    Bajaj Dominar 250

    • The engine feels a bit sluggish below 5,500rpm.
    • Bias-ply tyres work well but aren’t super grippy.
    • Heaviest bike in its class.

    Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    • Aggressive riding posture
    • Poor plastic and built quality
    • Low intensity from LED headlight

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User Reviews of Comparison

  • Dominar 250
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  • Bajaj Dominar 250

    Comfortable Family Bike.

    Nice bike. A conformable family bike. Best for the long drive, engine sound is great. The looks of the bike are also..... Read More

    By naresh kumar
    On: Nov 02, 2020 | 6965 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 250

    Amazing Bike

    Eagerly awaited for this model of Dominar really amazing beast, best to buy it in black and waiting to buy it this year.

    By prakhar kapoor
    On: Jul 09, 2020 | 634 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 250

    Excellent Bike

    Awesome bike with excellent comfort and power. It would feel like Dominar 400. The amazing braking system with..... Read More

    By rishabh
    On: Jul 04, 2020 | 5004 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 250

    Amazing Bike

    A comfortable bike and amazing look feel like a huge bike. That Sound makes good and no that much vibration in the bike.

    By rahul
    On: Jun 02, 2020 | 686 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 250

    Best In Class Bike

    Very fine engine with best in class mileage even in city ride also, the bike is very suitable for a long and rough road.

    By rupesh jaiswal
    On: Apr 17, 2020 | 1047 Views
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  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    Stellar machine but ergonomics and hard plastics

    R15 v3 despite being a 155cc motorcycle has always had competition ahead of its segment. It has a significant impact on..... Read More

    By arun kalyanaraman r
    On: Oct 17, 2021 | 22 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    My Experience With R15V3

    My experience with R15 V3 is just awesome. It runs on an average of about 52KMPL on having its drink. Braking power..... Read More

    By deepu deepak
    On: Sep 21, 2021 | 1114 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    The perfect super bike under 2 lakh

    The experience with the bike was awesome. I love it. Its handling, it's control, it's pickup was amazing,..... Read More

    By chirag bhabar c116 m14
    On: Sep 11, 2021 | 503 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    Super Sports bike ever

    Superbike ever in the 150cc category i love it.

    By rajesh kumar
    On: Sep 08, 2021 | 100 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    Very Good Bike

    My bike is a brand new and I drove just 12000 Km, Very good bike to drive in Bangalore traffic and the pickup is..... Read More

    By shashank rameshkumar
    On: Jul 18, 2021 | 2241 Views
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Questions And Answers

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When will it be available?

Abhisek asked on 17 Oct 2021

For the availability, we would suggest you to please connect with the nearest ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 17 Oct 2021

Dominar 250 or Bullet 350?

Shailendra asked on 15 Oct 2021

Both the bikes are good in their forte. Dominar 250 is perfectly happy doing ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 15 Oct 2021

I am interested in buying a bike among TVS Apache RR 310, Hero Pulse 2004V, Royal Enfield Himalayan, Bajaj Dominar 250 and Mahindra Mojo. I am a college student I am confused about which bike I should buy. I want 30-40 kmpl mileage and price also under 3 lakh. My height is 5'8.

syed asked on 11 Oct 2021

As per your requirements, we would suggest you to go with the Bajaj Dominar 250...

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By Bikedekho experts on 11 Oct 2021

Is it okay to fit Dominar 400 diamond alloy wheels on Dominar 250?

jazzby asked on 8 Oct 2021

Yes, you may have the diamond cut alloy wheels installed in Dominor 250. However...

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By Bikedekho experts on 8 Oct 2021

What is the engine oil capacity of Bajaj dominor 250

vivek asked on 9 Sep 2021

Bajaj Dominar 250 has a engine oil capacity of of 1950 ml.

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By Bikedekho experts on 9 Sep 2021

Is R15 V3 available in dark knight colour, when will R15 V4 will launch?

Surya asked on 5 Oct 2021

Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is available in 4 different colours - Racing Blue, Thunder ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 5 Oct 2021

In R15 V3, bluetooth connectvity is available?

koneti asked on 23 Sep 2021

No, the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is not equipped with bluetooth connectivity.

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By Bikedekho experts on 23 Sep 2021

What is the on-road price in Bhagalpur?

Anmol asked on 6 Sep 2021

Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is priced in the range of Rs 1.48 - 1.63 Lakh (ex-showroom, ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 6 Sep 2021

Engine light speedometer me dikh raha he kya problem ho sakta he?

ksg asked on 30 Aug 2021

It is the indicator to get your engine inspected at the authorized service ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 30 Aug 2021

White color chahiye

only asked on 29 Aug 2021

Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is available in 4 different colours - Racing Blue, Thunder ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 29 Aug 2021

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