Yamaha has revealed the 2023 version of their entire lineup. They have launched the MT-15 V2, FZ and R15 V4 series. The MT-15 V2 is one of the most beautiful naked motorcycles in the Indian market, which can be considered as the naked version of the R15. The motorcycle also received other updates. One of the MT-15’s competitors is the KTM 125 Duke. Below is a comparison between Yamaha MT-15 and KTM 125 Duke.
2023 Yamaha MT-15 vs KTM 125 Duke: Appearance
The MT-15 looks very unique because of its styling. The front has a single projector LED setup with LED daytime running lights. There are gold forks and a muscular fuel tank cover with a side exhaust. The KTM 125 Duke looks like a smaller version of the 390 Duke. There are flat halogen headlights with LED daytime running lights, a sharp rear end and a lower belly exhaust.
2023 Yamaha MT-15 vs KTM 125 Duke: Specifications
MT-15 uses a single cylinder engine, capacity of 155 cc, liquid-cooled and has VVA. It produces 18.4 horsepower at 10,000 rpm and maximum torque of 14.1 Nm at 7,500 rpm. It continues to come with a six-speed gearbox with a slip-and-assist clutch. KTM 125 Duke uses a single cylinder engine, capacity of 124.7 cc, liquid-cooled. It produces 14.3 hp at 9,250 rpm and 12 Nm of peak torque at 8,000 rpm. It is mated to a six-speed gearbox.
2023 Yamaha MT-15 vs KTM 125 Duke: Features
Yamaha MT-15 is equipped with an LCD instrument cluster that displays a lot of information such as fuel consumption, VVA indicator, gearshift time indicator, gear position indicator and rev counter. There is also all LED lighting provided and Bluetooth connectivity. The KTM 125 Duke has an outdated looking LCD digital instrument cluster. It also displays various information.
Yamaha MT-15 2023 vs KTM 125 Duke: Price
MT-15 has a price $1,68,400 (factory). On the other hand, KTM 125 Duke is priced at $1,75,942 (old gallery).
First published date: February 23, 2023, 21:05 PM IST