Quick Comparison: Yamaha FZS V3 vs Suzuki Gixxer

Yamaha FZS V3 vs Suzuki Gixxer (Quick Comparison): Yamaha FZS V3 is the most expensive motorcycle of its segment while Suzuki Gixxer 155 is the most value for money street fighter that one can buy in India. The difference in price for both the bikes roughly equates to INR 10,000 (on-road) and thus, buyers have more than one reason to reconsider their preferences after going through the comparison. The Gixxer is powered by a bigger engine, brings better top-end to the rider and even weighs 1 kg lighter than the third generation FZS. On the other hand, the FZS brings fuel injection and LED headlight to the package.

Yamaha FZS V3
Yamaha FZS V3

Suzuki Gixxer ABS is also the most affordable 150cc segment motorcycle with ABS in India as even commuter-spec Honda xBlade costs closer to the performance-friendly Gixxer. Yamaha FZS feels overpriced by almost INR 5,000 in front of all other rivals, except for the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V with INR 92,145 worth price tag. Yamaha FZS comes in three shades named Matt Black, Dark Matt Blue and Gray/Cyan Blue while Suzuki Gixxer can be had in Metallic Triton Blue, Glass Sparkle Black, and Red/Silver shades. Suzuki Gixxer is yet to receive a mid-life-cycle update for India. Here is a quick comparison between the 2019 FZS V3 ABS and the Gixxer 155 ABS.

Suzuki Gixxer 155
Suzuki Gixxer 155

Yamaha FZS V3 vs Suzuki Gixxer

Engine & Performance

Yamaha FZS V3

  • Displacement: 149cc
  • Cooling Type: Air-Cooled
  • Max. Power: 13.2 HP @ 8000 rpm
  • Max. Torque: 12.8 Nm @ 6000 rpm
  • Gearbox: 5-Speed
  • Fuel System: Fuel Injection
  • Top Speed: 109 kmph (Approx.)
  • Mileage: 40-50 kmpl (Approx.)
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Suzuki Gixxer

  • Displacement: 154.9cc
  • Cooling Type: Air-Cooled
  • Max. Power: 14.8 HP @ 8000 rpm
  • Max. Torque: 14.0 Nm @ 6000 rpm
  • Gearbox: 5-Speed
  • Fuel System: Carburetor
  • Top Speed: 115 kmph (Approx.)
  • Mileage: 40-50 kmpl (Approx.)

Brakes & Suspension

Yamaha FZS V3

  • Front Brake: 282mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake: 220mm Single Disc
  • 1-Channel ABS
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Monoshock

Suzuki Gixxer

  • Front Brake: 266mm Single Disc
  • Rear Brake: 240mm Single Disc
  • 1-Channel ABS (Optional)
  • Front Suspension: Telescopic Forks
  • Rear Suspension: Monoshock

Dimensions & Weight

Yamaha FZS V3 vs Suzuki Gixxer

Yamaha FZS V3

  • Overall Length – 1990 mm
  • Overall Width – 780 mm
  • Overall Height – 1080 mm
  • Seat Height – 790 mm
  • Wheelbase – 1330 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 165 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 137 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 12.8 litres

Suzuki Gixxer

  • Overall Length – 2050 mm
  • Overall Width – 785 mm
  • Overall Height – 1030 mm
  • Seat Height – 780 mm
  • Wheelbase – 1330 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 160 mm
  • Kerb/Wet Weight – 136 kg
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 12 litres

Tyres & Wheel Size

Yamaha FZS V3

  • Front Tyre – 100/80-17
  • Rear Tyre – 140/60-R17
  • Tubeless Tyres
  • Wheel Size: 17-inch

Suzuki Gixxer

  • Front Tyre – 100/80-17
  • Rear Tyre – 140/60-R17
  • Tubeless Tyres
  • Wheel Size: 17-inch

Ex-Showroom Price

  • Yamaha FZS V3 ABS: INR 97,000
  • Suzuki Gixxer STD: INR 81,550
  • Suzuki Gixxer ABS: INR 88,388
Yamaha FZS V3 Console
Yamaha FZS V3 Console
Suzuki Gixxer Console
Suzuki Gixxer Console
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