Pulsar RS200 vs YZF R15

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Rs1,40,007 *
*On Road Price Delhi
Rs1,31,117 *
*On Road Price Delhi

Bajaj Pulsar RS200 vs Yamaha YZF R15

Bajaj Pulsar RS200 vs Yamaha YZF R15: Yamaha YZF R15 V2.0 is the more fuel efficient one with a claimed mileage of 40 Kmpl while the claimed figure for Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 is 35 Kmpl. Yamaha YZF R15 is priced at Rs 1,31,117 (On road, Delhi) while Bajaj Pulsar RS200 is the costlier one priced at Rs 1,40,007 (On road, Delhi). Pulsar RS200 is available in 2 colour options while YZF R15 has 6 colours to choose from. Pulsar RS200 churns out a power of 24.5 PS @ 9750 rpm while YZF R15 produces 17 PS @ 8500 rpm.


Mileage35 Kmpl40 Kmpl
Front BrakeDiscDisc
Rear BrakeDiscDisc
Wheel TypeAlloyAlloy
StartingSelf Start OnlySelf Start Only
Fuel Capacity13 Ltrs12 Ltrs
Engine TypeFuel Injection System, Triple Spark 4 Valve 200 cc DTS-I Engine, Liquid Cooled4Stroke, Liquid-Cooled Single Cylinder, SOHC, 4-Valve
Displacement199.5 cc149 cc
Maximum Speed140.8 Kmph131 Kmph
Gear Box6 Speed6 Speed
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
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Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeFuel Injection System, Triple Spark 4 Valve 200 cc DTS-I Engine, Liquid Cooled4Stroke, Liquid-Cooled Single Cylinder, SOHC, 4-Valve
Displacement199.5 cc149 cc
Mileage35 Kmpl40 Kmpl
Maximum Power24.5 PS @ 9750 rpm17 PS @ 8500 rpm
Maximum Torque18.6 Nm @ 8000 rpm15 Nm @ 7500 rpm
StartingSelf Start OnlySelf Start Only
Maximum Speed140.8 Kmph131 Kmph
Cooling SystemLiquid CooledLiquid Cooled
Gear Box6 Speed6 Speed
ClutchWet, Multi PlateWet, Multiple Disc
No. of Cylinders11
Drive TypeChain DriveNA
Valves (per cylinder)42
Bore72 mm57 mm
Stroke49 mm58.7 mm
Supply SystemFuel Injection Fuel Injection
Transmission TypeManualManual

Tyres and Brakes

Tyre Size

Front :-100/80 - 17,

Rear :-130/70 - 17

Front :-90/80-17

Rear :-130/70-17

Tyre TypeTubelessTubeless
Wheel Size

Front :-17 inch,

Rear :-17 inch

Front :-17 inch

Rear :-17 Inch

Front BrakeDiscDisc
Rear BrakeDiscDisc
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider)25 psi28 psi
Optimum Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)25 psi28 psi
Front Brake Diameter300 mm267 mm
Rear Brake Diameter230 mm220 mm

Features and Safety

Body GraphicsYesNA
Carry HookNoNA
Fuel economy IndicatorNoNA
Seat TypeSplitSplit
ConsoleAnalogue and DigitalAnalogue and Digital
Passenger BackrestNoNA
Step-up SeatYesNA
Passenger FootrestYesNA
Underseat StorageNoNA
Distance to Empty IndicatorNoNA

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis/FramePressed Steel Perimeter Beam Section FrameDelta Box
Front SuspensionTelescopic With Anti Friction BushTelescopic
Rear SuspensionNitrox Mono Shock Absorber with CanisterLinked Type Monocross


Length1999 mm1970 mm
Height1114 mm1070 mm
Width765 mm670 mm
Ground Clearance157 mm160 mm
Saddle Height800 mm800 mm
Kerb Weight164 Kg136 Kg
Wheelbase1355 mm1345 mm
Fuel Capacity13 Ltrs12 Ltrs


IgnitionInductive DC Ignition SystemTCI
Head Lamp55 W Low Beam Projector, 65 W High Beam ProjectorLo Beam 12 V - 35 W X 1, Hi Beam 12 V - 35 W X 2
Turn Signal LampLEDBulb
Pass SwitchYesYes
Projector HeadlightDual ProjectorNA
Battery TypeMaintenance FreeMaintenance Free
Battery Capacity12 V Full DC12 V - 3.5 Ah
Low Fuel IndicatorYesYes
Pilot LampsYesNA
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  • Bajaj Pulsar RS200: First Ride

    Bajaj Pulsar RS200: First Ride

    Posted By: Abhishek Nigam on Apr 13, 2015

    The pros: Bold muscular design, refined engine and very smooth gear shifting and handling. Disc brakes on both the tyres (front ABS).The cons: This bike is not for the amateur racers.  The crux: Overall, the bike isn’t cheap exactly, but it offers a high level of comfort, good quality of ... Read More

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