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r15 v3 vs rc 125 which is better

Last updated on 23-Nov-2023 , By imran

You might be wondering why I am talking about Yamaha r15 v3 & KTM RC 125 in this post. Yes, the R15 V3 & RC 125  is one of the most powerful motorcycles ever produced by Yamaha & KTM. You can check out the full specification of the Yamaha r15 v3 and the ktm rc 125 model below.

R15 V3 Vs Rc 125 Which Is Better

Yamaha R15 V3 vs KTM RC 125

R15 v3 vs Rc 125 Comparison Table :

Attribute Names 

R15 v3

RC 125

Bike Name:

Yamaha R15 V3 

KTM RC 125




Regular Price:

475,000 BDT

469,000 BDT




Bike Type:



Engine Type

Liquid-Cooled, 4-Stroke, SOHC, 4-Valve

4 – Stroke Single Cylinder

Maximum Power

19 Bhp @ 10000 RPM

14.5 HP @ 9250 rpm

Maximum Torque

14.7 NM @ 8500 RPM

12 Nm @ 8000 rpm


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 Clutch

Wet Multi-Disc Clutch


40 Kmpl (Approx)

40 Kmpl (Approx)

Front Suspension

Telescopic Forks

43mm WP USD Forks

Rear Suspension

Swing Arm, Mono Suspension

WP Monoshock

Front Brake Type

Single Disc

Disc 4 Piston Radially Mounted Fixed Caliper

Rear Brake Type

Disc Brake

Disc. 1 Piston Floating Caliper

Braking System

Dual Channel ABS

Dual Channel ABS

Tire Type



Front Tire Size

100/80-17M/C 52P

110/70 ZR17

Rear Tire Size

140/70-17M/C 66S

150/60 ZR17

Wheel Type



R15 v3 vs Rc 125 Price

r15 v3 price is 475,000 BDT

rc 125 price is 469,000 BDT

R15 v3 vs Rc 125 Mileage

r15 v3 Mileage is 40 Kmpl (Approx)

rc 125 Mileage is 40 Kmpl (Approx)

R15 v3 vs Rc 125 Engine

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

rc 125 Engine is 4 – Stroke Single Cylinder

R15 v3 vs Rc 125 Top speed

r15 v3 Top speed is 140 Kmph (Approx)

rc 125 Top speed is 125 Kmph (Approx)

R15 v3 Pros & cons : 



Premium looks

Aggressive Riding Position

Great performance

Poor LED Headlight

Good heat dissipation

Less pillion comfort

Rc 125 Pros & cons : 



Fuel efficient

Underbelly exhaust


Fuel Capacity


Fat tires

Dual-channel ABS

R15 v3 vs Rc 125 which is better (Editor Choice) ?

Yamaha r15 v3 is known for durability reliability and best engine quality, design and it's plastic parts. KTM Rc 125 is known for race in Dakar rally. KTM Rc 125 is made for the daily commuters in the outskirts of the city and as the handling is to good so its a beginner friendly bike

Watch Videos : 

R15 v3 some useful videos:

Rc 125 some useful videos:

R15 v3 FAQs : 

1. What is the gear shift pattern of YAMAHA YZF R15 Version 3.0?    

Ans- YAMAHA YZF R15 Version 3.0 has a 6-speed manual transmission with wet sump multiplate 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 YZF R15 Version 3.0?    

Ans- The company-claimed mileage of the regular YAMAHA YZF R15 Version 3.0 is 48.75 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 YZF R15 Version 3.0 good for long rides?    

Ans- Yes, for the rider mostly. The YAMAHA YZF R15 Version 3.0 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 for 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.

4. Are there any different versions of this bike?    

Ans- Yes. The YAMAHA YZF R15 Version 3.0 has different variants in Bangladesh. There is a YAMAHA YZF R15 Version 3.0 Indian version. An Indonesian version is also available in this country with some tweaks.

Rc 125 FAQs :

1. Is KTM a Japanese Brand?

Answer: No! Kawasaki is an Austrian brand. 

2. Is KTM a good motorcycle brand?

Answer: KTM is one of the most renowned Indian motorcycle manufacturing companies. The KTM RC series and Duke series are two of the most respected bike series in the world.

3. What is the mileage of the KTM RC 125 (Indian)?

Answer: The KTM RC 125 (Indian) has an approximate mileage of around 41kmpl (Company claim).

4. Is there any naked version of the KTM RC 125 (Indian)?

Answer: Yes! The KTM Duke 125 (Indian) is the naked version of the KTM RC 125 (Indian). If the KTM Duke 125 (Indian) is a pocket rocket, the KTM RC 125 (Indian) is a full-sized rocket. The KTM RC 125 (Indian) is a dedicated sport bike with ergonomics and the specifications of a mini track bike. The KTM RC 125 (Indian) will give you back pain and the pleasure of riding at the same time, so choose wisely.

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 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. Thank you all.

Published by imran

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