KTM RC 200 vs Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Comparison

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KTM RC 200 vs Yamaha YZF R15 V3

Should you buy KTM RC 200 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. KTM RC 200 price in Delhi is Rs 2.08 Lakh (ex-showroom price) whereas the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 price in Delhi is Rs 1.57 Lakh (ex-showroom). The engine in the RC 200 makes 25 PS and 19.2 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of YZF R15 V3 stand at 18.6 PS and 14.1 Nm respectively. KTM offers the RC 200 in 1 colours whereas the Yamaha YZF R15 V3 comes in 4 colours. Out of 1015 user reviews, YZF R15 V3 scores 4.6 whereas the KTM RC 200 tallies 4.7 out of 5 based on 123 user reviews.

RC 200 vs YZF R15 V3

Key HighlightsRC 200YZF R15 V3
Body TypeSports BikesSports Bikes
Engine TypeSingle Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHCLiquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
Displacement199.5 cc155 cc
Max Power25 PS @ 10000 rpm18.6 PS @ 10000 rpm

Basic Information
On Road Price
Rs.2.35 Lakh onwards
Rs.1.83 Lakh onwards
Body Type
Sports Bikes
EMI Starts₹ 7,597
₹ 5,945
User Rating
Based on 123 Reviews
Based on 1015 Reviews
ColoursBlackThunder Grey
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Engine and Transmission
Engine Type
Single Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOHC
Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
199.5 cc
155 cc
Max Power
25 PS @ 10000 rpm
18.6 PS @ 10000 rpm
Max Torque
19.2 Nm @ 8000 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 Multi-Disc
Wet, multiple-disc
Contactless, Controlled, Fully Electronic Ignition System With Digital Ignition Timing Adjustment
TCI (Transistor controlled ignition)
Gear Box
6 Speed
72 mm
58 mm
49 mm
58.7 mm
Compression Ratio
Emission Type
Features and Safety
Dual Channel
Dual Channel
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

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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
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
Steel Trellis Frame
Body Type
Sports Bikes
Sports Bikes
Front Suspension
WP-USD Ø 43 mm
Telescopic fork with 41.0 mm diameter
Rear Suspension
WP Monoshock
Monocross (link suspension)
Body GraphicsYesYes
Dimensions and Capacity
1978 mm
1990 mm
688 mm
725 mm
1098 mm
1135 mm
Fuel Capacity
9.5 L
11 L
Saddle Height
835 mm
815 mm
Ground Clearance
178.5 mm
170 mm
1340 mm
1325 mm
Dry Weight
154.3 kg
Kerb Weight
142 kg
Underseat storageNo
Tail Light
Turn Signal Lamp
Projector HeadlightsYes
LED Tail LightsYesYes
Battery Capacity
12 V, 4 Ah
Distance to Empty IndicatorYes
Average Fuel economy IndicatorYes
Tyres and Brakes
Tyre Size
Front :-110/70 - 17, Rear :-150/60 - 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

    KTM RC 200

    • Good list of features and cycle parts
    • Best performance in its segment
    • Sharp styling makes it stand out

    Yamaha YZF R15 V3

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

    KTM RC 200

    • Poor NVH levels
    • Very stiff ride quality
    • Aggressive motor

    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

  • RC 200
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  • KTM RC 200

    Best Sporty Look- KTM RC 200

    I am completely happy with this bike without any doubt. As I like its features most and also like its look. It has..... Read More

    By aryan
    On: Jan 25, 2021 | 2675 Views
  • KTM RC 200

    Best Bike for Adventure - KTM RC 200

    I bought this bike for my younger brother on his birthday. I personally experienced that KTM RC 200 is the best sports..... Read More

    By akash
    On: Jan 22, 2021 | 2616 Views
  • KTM RC 200

    High-speed KTM RC 200 Bike

    I am using KTM RC 200 bike and I am satisfied with the performance of this bike. It performs well and provides me with..... Read More

    By sameer
    On: Jan 22, 2021 | 1430 Views
  • KTM RC 200

    Excellent Performance.

    Good bike with excellent performance. With more safety features. Just marvelous but the KTM sound will be missed.

    By ajinkya patil
    On: Sep 13, 2020 | 559 Views
  • KTM RC 200

    Great Pickup.

    The pickup of the bike is too good when we compare to other bikes of the same segment, the quality of the bike is good,..... Read More

    By aman
    On: Sep 03, 2020 | 1580 Views
  • KTM RC 200 Reviews
  • 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 | 28 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 | 1116 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 | 2242 Views
  • Yamaha YZF R15 V3 Reviews

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Questions And Answers

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Monthly expense on KTM RC 200?

Prithvi asked on 22 Sep 2021

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

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By Bikedekho experts on 22 Sep 2021

Is this bike suitable for long rides?

Rituz asked on 21 Aug 2021

We wouldn't recommend it as with its stiff suspension and committed riding ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 21 Aug 2021

How many volts is RC 200 battery

Elena asked on 20 Jun 2021

For this, we would suggest you refer to the user manual of your bike or have a ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 20 Jun 2021

Available in Amravati showrooms ?

PAPPU asked on 11 Jun 2021

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

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By Bikedekho experts on 11 Jun 2021

Is KTM RC 200 BS4 available

Tarun asked on 10 Apr 2021

The KTM RC 200 BS4 has been discontinued. Moreover, the new KTM RC 200 is now ...

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By Bikedekho experts on 10 Apr 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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