Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Comparison

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Bajaj Dominar 400 vs Yamaha YZF R15 V3

Should you buy Bajaj Dominar 400 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 400 price in Delhi is Rs 2.11 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 400 makes 40 PS and 35 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 400 in 2 colours whereas the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 comes in 4 colours. Out of 1013 user reviews, YZF R15 V3 scores 4.6 whereas the Bajaj Dominar 400 tallies 4.5 out of 5 based on 130 user reviews.

Dominar 400 vs YZF R15 V3

Key HighlightsDominar 400YZF R15 V3
Mileage (City)26.50 kmpl
Best Mileage bikes
48.75 kmpl
Body TypeSports Naked BikesSports Bikes
Engine TypeSingle cylinder, 4 stroke, DOHC, 4 Valve, Liquid cooled, Triple Spark, FILiquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
Displacement373.3 cc155 cc

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Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.2.45 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.81 Lakh onwards
Mileage (City)
48.75 kmpl
Body Type
User Rating
4.5
Based on 130 Reviews
4.6
Based on 1013 Reviews
EMI Starts₹ 7,908
₹ 5,857
Insurance
ColoursAurora GreenVine BlackThunder Grey
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single cylinder, 4 stroke, DOHC, 4 Valve, Liquid cooled, Triple Spark, FI
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
Displacement
373.3 cc
155 cc
Max Power
40 PS @ 8800 rpm
18.6 PS @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque
35 Nm @ 6500 rpm
14.1 Nm @ 8500 rpm
No. of Cylinders
1
1
Cooling System
Liquid Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Starting
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Clutch
Wet, Multiplate with Assist & Slipper Clutch
Wet, multiple-disc
Ignition
DC
TCI (Transistor controlled ignition)
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
6 Speed
6-Speed
Bore
89 mm
58 mm
Stroke
60 mm
58.7 mm
Compression Ratio
12 : 1
11.6:1
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
Features and Safety
ABS
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
Console
Digital
Digital
ClockYesYes
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
Passenger FootrestYesYes
Engine Kill SwitchYesYes
Display
-
Yes

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Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
26.50 kmpl
48.75 kmpl
Highway Mileage
34.00 kmpl
47.92 kmpl
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
-
3.40 Sec
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)
7.1 Sec
11.42 Sec
Quarter Mile
-
17.37 s @ 118.83 kmph Sec
Roll-ons (30-70 kmph)
-
5.71 Sec
Roll-ons (40-80 kmph)
-
6.65 Sec
Braking (60-0 Kmph)
-
19.93 Sec
Braking (80-0 Kmph)
-
34.15 Sec
Braking (100-0 Kmph)
-
51.67 Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
Beam type perimeter frame
Deltabox
Body Type
Sports Naked Bikes, Sports Bikes
Sports Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic, 43 mm USD Fork, 135 mm travel
Telescopic fork with 41.0 mm diameter
Rear Suspension
Multi-step adjustable Mono shock with Nitrox, Wheel stroke of 110 mm
Monocross (link suspension)
Body GraphicsYesYes
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
2156 mm
1990 mm
Width
836 mm
725 mm
Height
1112 mm
1135 mm
Fuel Capacity
13 L
11 L
Saddle Height
-
815 mm
Ground Clearance
157 mm
170 mm
Wheelbase
1453 mm
1325 mm
Kerb Weight
187 kg
142 kg
Total Weight
337 kg
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Electricals
Headlight
LED
LED
Tail Light
LED
LED
Turn Signal Lamp
LED
LED
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Battery Type
VRLA
-
Battery Capacity
12 V, 8 Ah
12 V, 4 Ah
Pilot LampsYes
-
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-110/70-17, Rear :-150/60-17
Front :-100/80-17 Rear :-140/70-17
Tyre Type
Tubeless
Tubeless
Wheel Size
Front :-431.8 mm, Rear :-431.8 mm
Front :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels Type
Alloy
Alloy
Front Brake
Disc
Disc
Rear Brake
Disc
Disc
Front Brake Diameter
320 mm
282 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
230 mm
220 mm

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    Bajaj Dominar 400

    • Upright riding position and wide seat makes it a comfortable over long distance rides.
    • Gets a powerful and refined motor.
    • Dual channel ABS and larger front disc offers reduced braking distance.

    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 400

    • Inconvenient secondary instrument cluster positioning
    • Feels heavy to manoeuvre at low speeds
    • Overall ride quality could've been better

    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 400
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  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    I Own Dominar 400 2018

    I own Dominar 400 2018 December model, it's very comfortable for long touring. I never get tired upto 1k kms. In the..... Read More

    By almaaz
    On: Sep 11, 2021 | 368 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    Worst third class bike, better to buy TVS or Hero

    Worst third class bike, bad quality, and bad service. I would rather buy a TVS or Hero product. Bajaj sucks.

    By rajiv
    On: Feb 06, 2021 | 809 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    Some Things Which Can Be Improved.

    The good budget bike I have used this bike Dominar ug 2019 for 8000km during the long drive it makes you tired due to..... Read More

    By samkingson
    On: Sep 23, 2020 | 13976 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    Budget Full Superbike.

    Bajaj Dominar 400 is the best bike in India in his category. Dominar has good milage like 28KM/L TO 38KM/L. This..... Read More

    By tapish gupta
    On: Sep 20, 2020 | 4764 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400

    Most Powerful Bike In India.

    Most powerful bike in India. Just loved it. I just want to ride this bike to ladakh.

    By tanmoy naha
    On: Sep 06, 2020 | 583 Views
  • Bajaj Dominar 400 Reviews
  • 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 | 270 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 | 56 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 | 2078 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    Best for single ride in long journeys

    Top speed and corners are awesome and feel normal even at 130 speed and for beginners is risky at high speed

    By nanao kapai
    On: Jul 16, 2021 | 205 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    Yamaha YZF R15 V3 is Best

    I am using YZF R15 V3 Bike and this is my favourite bike because it comes with good features and it looks amazing. This..... Read More

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Questions And Answers

  • Dominar 400
  • YZF R15 V3

How much mileage?

Bandi asked on 28 Apr 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 Apr 2021

How much money I should pay monthly if I give 2lakh down payment. In 1year finance?

Ramkrishna asked on 14 Mar 2021

In general, the down payment remains in between 10-30% of the on-road price of ...

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By Zigwheels on 14 Mar 2021

Is the dominar comfortable for a pillion woman n child

lawrence asked on 28 Nov 2020

Bajaj Dominar 400 is pretty much comfortable for a pillion but carrying a third ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 28 Nov 2020

Wanted to buy the Bajaj dominar but I have a one year old kid as well will it be comfortable to ride with thekid n the wife as well?

lawrence asked on 28 Nov 2020

It would be comfortable enough for rider and pillion in city as well as on ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 28 Nov 2020

Which bike should I buy for city ride and Long tour with pillion d 400 or duke 250 or Ns200

Roshan asked on 18 Nov 2020

Among these bikes, Dominar 400 gets comparatively better pillion comfort. But ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 18 Nov 2020

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

When will R15 V4 launch, should I wait for V4 or go with V3

shubham asked on 27 May 2021

As of now, there is no official update from the brand's end regarding this. Stay...

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By Bikedekho experts on 27 May 2021

Rainy season me R15 v3 mein engine ya electric problem to nhi hoti gadi me?

Shailendra asked on 13 Apr 2021

Yamaha YZF R15 V3 comes equipped with a properly insulated and tested electrical...

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By Bikedekho experts on 13 Apr 2021

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