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r15 v3 vs r15 v4 comparison

Last updated on 14-Aug-2022 , By imran

You might be wondering why I am talking about Yamaha R15 in this post. Yes, the R15 is one of the most powerful motorcycles ever produced by Yamaha. The V4 model in the R15 lineup is the best version of this motorcycle and is the most expensive. This makes it the most desirable model in the R15 line. The V3 model is a bit cheaper than the V4 model. However, the V3 model doesn't have any additional features. You can consider the V4 model to be the perfect model. It has all the features you would want in a motorcycle. You can check out the full specs of both the Yamaha R15 V3 and the Yamaha R15 V4 model below.

R15 v3 vs R15 v4 Comparison Table :

Attribute Names 

r15 v3

r15 v4

Bike Name:

Yamaha R15 V3 

Yamaha R15 V4




Regular Price:

470,000 BDT

555,000 BDT




Bike Type:



Engine Type

Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke, SOHC, 4-Valve, Fi, Single Cylinder

Single Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, VVA

Maximum Power

19.3 Bhp @ 10000 RPM

18.1 Bhp @ 10000 RPM

Maximum Torque

14.7 NM @ 8500 RPM

14.2 NM @ 7500 RPM


58.7 Mm

58.7 Mm

Fuel Supply

Fuel Injection

Fuel Injection

Engine Cooling

Liquid Cooled

Liquid Cooled

Transmission Type



No Of Gears



Clutch Type

Assist And Slipper C

Wet Type Multi-Plate Assist & Slipper Clutch


40 Kmpl (Approx)

40 Kmpl (Approx)

Front Suspension

Telescopic USD

Telescopic USD

Rear Suspension



Front Brake Type

Single Disc

Single Disc

Rear Brake Type

Disc Brake

Disc Brake

Braking System

Dual Disc

Dual Channel ABS

Tire Type



Front Tire Size

100/80-17M/C 52P

100/80-17 M/C 52P

Rear Tire Size

140/70-17M/C 66S

140/70-R17 M/C 66H (Radial)

Wheel Type



R15 v3 vs R15 v4 Price

r15 v3 Price is 470,000 BDT  

r15 v4 Price is 555,000 BDT

R15 v3 vs R15 v4 Mileage

r15 v3 Mileage is 40 Kmpl (Approx) 

r15 v4 Mileage is 40 Kmpl (Approx)

R15 v3 vs R15 v4 Engine

r15 v3 Engine is Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke, SOHC, 4-Valve, Fi, Single Cylinder 

r15 v4 Engine is Single Cylinder, Liquid Cooled, VVA

R15 v3 vs R15 v4 Top speed

r15 v3 Top speed is 140 Kmph (Approx)

r15 v4 Top speed is 140 Kmph (Approx)

R15 v3 Pros & cons : 



Premium looks

Aggressive Riding Position

Great performance

Poor LED Headlight

Variable Valve Actuation

Visible Welds

All-Digital Console

R15 v4 Pros & cons :



Gets a lot of features

Slight drop in performance

Build quality has improved

Brakes not upto expectations

R15 v3 vs R15 v4 which is better (Editor Choice) ? 

Yamaha R15 V3 BS6 comes with a 1 cylinder, 155 cc, Single-Cylinder& SOHC & Liquid Cooled & 4 Valves & FI Petrol Engine which can generate power and torque. on the other side, Yamaha R15 V4 comes with a 1 cylinder, 155 cc, Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve Petrol engine which can generate power and torque.

Watch Videos :

R15 v3 some useful videos:

R15 v4 some useful videos:

R15 v3 FAQs : 

1. What is the gear shift pattern of Yamaha R15 V3?

Ans. YAMAHA R15 V3 has a 6-speed manual transmission with wet sump multi-plate clutch which is arranged in a reversible manner and equipped with a slipper clutch for easy shifts on demand. The pattern is: 1-N-2-3-4-5-6

2. What is the mileage of Yamaha R15 V3?

Ans. The company-claimed mileage of the regular Yamaha R15 V3 is 40 kmpl and it delivers almost incredibly close to that figure as per many customers’ claims. The aid in this type of efficiency are the FI and VVA technology used in this bike.

3. Is Yamaha R15 V3 good for long rides?

Ans. Yes, for the rider mostly. The Yamaha R15 V3 is really good for highway rides. It has a dependable setup in terms of ergonomics and on top of all of these, it has a good, constant performance on the highways… So, it is very much doable to take this bike to long rides on the highways. There are many bikers who do long rides with this bike for a long time. But the catch is, for many riders, the seating posture is not that great considering the high saddle and the positioning of the handlebars which gives some aches in the palms of the rider on the very first rides. However, this becomes almost a non-issue for regular users. The bike is meant for solo rides though as the pillion seat is not comfortable or equipped enough for support for long-duration rides.

4. Are there any different versions of this bike?

Ans. Yes. The Yamaha R15 V3 has different variants in Bangladesh. There is a Yamaha R15 V3. An Indonesian version is also available in this country with some tweaks.

5. Does R15 V3 cause back pain?

Ans- You need to have a correct posture while riding.

Arms should always be bent at the elbows. Upper body should be loose and not stiffened up, else all undulations/bumps will travel through your body causing pain and aches. You shouldn't grip the handlebars too tightly. This increases fatigue on wrists, arms, shoulders. Additionally, Don't even consider going for softer seats instead of stock ones. This will cause more lower back pain on long rides. Is okay strictly for short commutes only.

You can opt for back supports which are available online if needed. This is applicable to all motorcycles with a bias to sporty ergonomics. Not just the r15.

6. What are the disadvantages of R15 V3?

Ans- Yamaha R15 V3 is an awesome bike. But all the bikes have advantages and disadvantages. Yamaha R15 V3 Disadvantages are like-

Sporty seating not suitable for daily commutes.

Stiff ride quality.


7. Is R15 V3 good for daily use?

Ans- Yes, it is. The mileage on the r15 is good and it's a fun bike to ride. Also it doesn't have any heating issues. It's perfect for city commuting.

8. What are the advantages of R15 V3?

Ans- Yamaha R15 V3 is an awesome bike. But all the bikes have advantages and disadvantages. Yamaha R15 V3 advantages are like

Outstanding design and look.

Variable Valve Actuation (VVA)

Slipper Clutch

Exceptional Top speed and mileage performance

Feature packed Digital Console

Wide Tyres

9. Is R15 V3 high maintenance?

Ans- Yamaha R15 V3 maintenance cost is around 1000 per servicing. The average depends upon your riding style. If you drive your bike economically then you will get an average of almost 40+ but if you drive too rash then you will get below 25. And maintenance cost is around 1000 per servicing.

R15 v4 FAQs : 

1. Is Yamaha a Japanese Brand?

Answer: Yes! Yamaha is a Japanese brand. 

2. Is Yamaha a good motorcycle brand?

Answer: Yamaha is one of the most renowned Japanese motorcycle manufacturing companies. The R and the MT series are two of the most respected bike series in the world.

3. What is the mileage of the Yamaha R15 V4?

Answer: The Yamaha R15 V4 has an approximated mileage of around 40 kmpl.

4. What is the most popular Yamaha bike in Bangladesh presently? 

Answer: The Yamaha R15 V3 is the most popular Yamaha bike presently. 

5. Is the Yamaha R1M available in Bangladesh? 

Answer: The Yamaha R1M is not available in Bangladesh, but it is displayed at ACI center.

Motorcycle is a great thing, especially for the person who loves adventure. People mostly prefer to ride the motorbike rather than driving the car because it is more adventurous and fun. But, it is important to choose the right motorcycle if you are going to buy one.

So, now you know the difference between both the bikes and you can easily choose the bike that suits you the most. If you are planning to r15 v3 or r15 v4, the decision will be really tough. So, let us know your opinion about which one is better.

If you want to Know about yamaha bike price in bangladesh and yamaha showroom near you visit our website. Also you can see All bike price in bd here.

Published by imran

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