Yamaha has unveiled the 2023 versions of their entire lineup. They launched MT-15 V2, FZ series and R15 V4. MT-15 V2 is one of the best-looking bare metal in the Indian market, it can be said to be the bare metal of R15. The motorcycle has also received other updates. One of the MT-15’s competitors is the KTM 125 Duke. Here is a comparison between the Yamaha MT-15 and the KTM 125 Duke.
2023 Yamaha MT-15 vs KTM 125 Duke: The Looks
The MT-15 is quite unique due to its shape. Up front there’s a projector LED setup with LED daytime running lights. There are gold forks and a muscular tank guard with a single-sided 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 an underbelly exhaust.
2023 Yamaha MT-15 vs KTM Duke 125: Specifications
The MT-15 uses a 155 cc single cylinder, liquid cooled and gets VVA. It produces 18.4 bhp at 10,000 rpm and a peak torque output of 14.1 Nm at 7,500 rpm. It continues with a six-speed gearbox with slipper and assist clutches. The KTM 125 Duke uses a 124.7 cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine. It produces 14.3 bhp at 9,250 rpm and a peak torque output of 12 Nm at 8,000 rpm. It is paired to a six-speed gearbox.
2023 Yamaha MT-15 vs KTM 125 Duke: Features
The Yamaha MT-15 is equipped with an LCD instrument panel that can display various information such as fuel consumption indicator, VVA indicator, shift timing light, gear position indicator and tachometer. All LED lighting and Bluetooth connectivity are also provided. The KTM 125 Duke comes with a now dated looking LCD digital instrument cluster. It also displays various information.
2023 Yamaha MT-15 vs KTM 125 Duke: Prices
The price of MT-15 is ¥1,68,400 (ex-showroom).On the other hand, the KTM 125 Duke costs ¥1,75,942 (ex-showroom).
First published date: Feb 23, 2023 at 21:05 PM CST