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Pulsar 200 SS Vs Yamaha R15 - Comparative Review

In the previous article, you might have seen the two wheeler bike comparison between Pulsar 200 NS and Pulsar 200 SS. So in this article, I've compared the best and most popular bike models Bajaj Pulsar 200 SS and Yamaha YZF R15. Although the displacement(cc), max-power of Pulsar is more than Yamaha, people love to compare these two bikes when it comes to looks and speed in terms of pick up.

Undoubtedly, these two bikes are the most loved and popular super bikes of India. The look of Yamaha's older version wasn't so attractive and the sale wasn't so good until the new version(i.e R15 2.0)was launched.

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Pulsar 200 SS Vs Yamaha R15 Comparison

 Most of the youngsters opted for Yamaha R15(2.0) rather than pulsar or any other 150 cc bike. Because of its awesome cowl tail look that stole heart of many youngsters. When I asked people about these two bike companies, most of them said that they would like to go for Yamaha as it has got an awesome sporty look compared to Pulsar. But, everyone's taste is different ! Some go for sports, some go for classic, some go for simple. When it comes to Pulsar 200 SS, there are new additions compared to Pulsar 200 NS. The indicators resembles to KTM Duke 200. Also, the cowl tail of Pulsar resembles with Yamaha.

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Comparison Table

Yamaha R15
Bajaj Pulsar 200 SS
Rs. 1,10,000(Varies)
Rs. 1,50,000 (Varies)
35 KMPL(varies)

Engine Performance
Yamaha R15
Bajaj Pulsar 200 SS
Engine Type
4-stroke single cylinder, SOHC
4-stroke, single cylinder, SOHC-4V-Liquid Cooled
Cooling  Type
Liquid Cooled fuel Injected
Liquid cooled fuel Injected
Displacement (cc)
150 cc
199.5 cc
Top Speed
145 KMPH
Maximum Power (bhp)
17 PS @ 8500 rpm
23.52 @ 9500 rpm
Maximum Torque (Nm)
15 Nm @ 7500 rpm
18.3 Nm @ 8000 rpm

Yamaha R15
Bajaj Pulsar 200 SS
Kerb Weight
136 kg
145 kg approx
Length (mm)
1995 mm
2017 mm
Width (mm)
670 mm
804 mm
Height (mm)
1070 mm
1195 mm

Fuel Efficiency
Yamaha R15
Bajaj Pulsar 200 SS
Tank Capacity
12 litres
12 litres
Fuel Type

Other Specifications
Yamaha R15
Bajaj Pulsar 200 SS
Engine Start Type
Electric Start
Electric Start
Front Tyre
90/80-17 M/C
Rear Tyre
130/70-R17 M/C
Well, everyone's taste is different ! Some like to go with sporty look and some with clean and simple. Which one of these bikes would you like to own? :)