Bajaj Pulsar 180 vs Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Comparison

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Bajaj Pulsar 180 vs Yamaha YZF R15 V3

Should you buy Bajaj Pulsar 180 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 Pulsar 180 price in Delhi is Rs 116653 (ex-showroom price) whereas the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 price in Delhi is Rs 157600 (ex-showroom). The engine in the Pulsar 180 makes 17.02 PS and 14.52 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 Pulsar 180 in 3 colours whereas the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 comes in 4 colours. Out of 1018 user reviews, YZF R15 V3 scores 4.6 whereas the Bajaj Pulsar 180 tallies 4.4 out of 5 based on 108 user reviews.

Pulsar 180 vs YZF R15 V3

Key HighlightsPulsar 180YZF R15 V3
Body TypeSports BikesSports Bikes
Engine Type4 - stroke, SOHC 2-Valve, Air Cooled, BSVI Compliant DTS-i Fi EngineLiquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
Displacement178.6 cc155 cc
Max Power17.02 PS @ 8500 rpm18.6 PS @ 10000 rpm

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Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.1.31 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.79 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Sports Bikes
EMI Starts₹ 4,240
₹ 5,806
User Rating
4.4
Based on 108 Reviews
4.6
Based on 1018 Reviews
Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
4 - stroke, SOHC 2-Valve, Air Cooled, BSVI Compliant DTS-i Fi Engine
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
Displacement
178.6 cc
155 cc
Max Power
17.02 PS @ 8500 rpm
18.6 PS @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque
14.52 Nm @ 6500 rpm
14.1 Nm @ 8500 rpm
No. of Cylinders
-
1
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Liquid Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder
2
4
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Starting
Self Start Only
Fuel Supply
Fuel Injection
Fuel Injection
Clutch
-
Wet, multiple-disc
Ignition
-
TCI (Transistor controlled ignition)
Transmission
Manual
Manual
Gear Box
5 Speed
6-Speed
Bore
-
58 mm
Stroke
-
58.7 mm
Compression Ratio
-
11.6:1
Emission Type
bs6
bs6
Features and Safety
ABS
-
Dual Channel
Speedometer
Digital
Digital
Tachometer
Analogue
Digital
Odometer
-
Digital
Tripmeter
Digital
Digital
Fuel Gauge
Digital
Digital
Console
Analogue and Digital
Digital
Clock
-
Yes
Additional Features
-
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 Switch
-
Yes
Display
-
Yes
Mileage and Performance
City Mileage
-
48.75 kmpl
Highway Mileage
-
47.92 kmpl
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)
-
3.40 Sec
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)
-
11.42 Sec
Quarter Mile
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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)
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19.93 Sec
Braking (80-0 Kmph)
-
34.15 Sec
Braking (100-0 Kmph)
-
51.67 Sec
Chassis and Suspension
Chassis
-
Deltabox
Body Type
Sports Bikes
Sports Bikes
Front Suspension
Telescopic with Anti Friction Bush
Telescopic fork with 41.0 mm diameter
Rear Suspension
5 Way Adjustable, Nitrox Shock Absorber
Monocross (link suspension)
Body Graphics
-
Yes
Dimensions and Capacity
Length
2035 mm
1990 mm
Width
765 mm
725 mm
Height
1115 mm
1135 mm
Fuel Capacity
15 L
11 L
Saddle Height
800 mm
815 mm
Ground Clearance
165 mm
170 mm
Wheelbase
1345 mm
1325 mm
Kerb Weight
151 kg
142 kg
Electricals
Headlight
Halogen
LED
Tail Light
Bulb
LED
Turn Signal Lamp
Bulb
LED
LED Tail Lights
-
Yes
Battery Type
Maintenance Free
-
Battery Capacity
12 V
12 V, 4 Ah
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-90/90-17 Rear :-120/80-17
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
280 mm
282 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
230 mm
220 mm

Pros and Cons

  • Pros
  • Cons

    Bajaj Pulsar 180

    • Good dose of performance
    • Attractive design
    • BS-IV compliant and refined engine
    • Spare parts are readily available

    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 Pulsar 180

    • No ABS option
    • Heavyweight

    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

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  • YZF R15 V3
  • Bajaj Pulsar 180

    Great Bike

    This is an excellent product. Earlier, I had Pulsar 150 and was so impressed that I added 180 to my garage and it was..... Read More

    By ankit jindal
    On: Nov 24, 2021 | 505 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 180

    Great Features And Performance Is Great.

    The bike is really great and provides great performance and the content provided by BikeDekho.com is great each and..... Read More

    By ajruddin ali
    On: Dec 09, 2020 | 1434 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 180

    Awesome bike to ride.

    Wonderful bike till now. I have driven it in the 180cc segment and I am getting an average of 30-35 easily in the daily..... Read More

    By anjul
    On: Dec 01, 2020 | 1454 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 180

    Best Performing Bike.

    Bajaj is the best company in India for two Wheeler motorcycle and produces the best racing, performance, and pickup..... Read More

    By हिंदूश्री विशालदादा बगाडे
    On: Sep 15, 2020 | 687 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 180

    Nice One.Go for it.

    Very Good Condition, Especially the 2009 Model with Heavy Engine with Awesome Exhaust note. Old Is Gold.

    By piku
    On: Apr 16, 2020 | 457 Views
  • Bajaj Pulsar 180 Reviews
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    Feel The Speed

    Performance is very high. It has very good mileage and overall a good bike.

    By manoj yadav
    On: Dec 28, 2021 | 72 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    Best Bike For Family

    Very good bike for daily commute. It is very very stylish. I got one-litre petrol on 57 to 65 km. I am very happy with..... Read More

    By sikhile kanna
    On: Dec 07, 2021 | 952 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3

    The Racing Beast

    Overall Great Performance. Good safety with nice mileage. 42kmpl on cities and 45 to 47kmpl on highways.

    By venkatesh patnala
    On: Oct 19, 2021 | 215 Views
  • 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 | 924 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 | 1817 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Reviews

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Questions And Answers

  • Pulsar 180

Self start or kick?

Sk asked on 8 Jun 2021

Never by such bike those who hav only self start and no kick.i am own avenger ...

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By Sunil on 8 Jun 2021

I wamt to repaint pulsar 180 how much does it cost

Prithvi asked on 12 May 2021

For this, we would suggest you visit the nearest authorized service centre of ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 12 May 2021

Bajaj me horn konsi company ka aata hai?

Md asked on 24 Mar 2021

For this, we would suggest you to get in touch with the nearest authorized ...

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By Zigwheels on 24 Mar 2021

Blue black colour kab aayega sir?

Prateek asked on 17 Mar 2021

As of now Bajaj Pulsar 180 is available in 1 different colour - Black Red. ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 17 Mar 2021

What is the price of front shocker set of Bajaj Pulsar 180?

shatish asked on 7 Mar 2020

For this, we would suggest you walk into the nearest authorized service centre ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 7 Mar 2020

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