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Royal Enfield Himalayan Vs Yamaha R15 V3.0 Vs Royal Enfield Classic Chrome comparison

Royal Enfield Himalayan Price
Yamaha R15 V3.0 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 2.01 Lakh
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₹ 1.49 Lakh
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₹ 1.89 Lakh
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Royal Enfield Himalayan Vs Yamaha R15 V3.0 Vs Royal Enfield Classic Chrome Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Himalayan Vs R15 V3.0 Vs Classic Chrome on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Himalayan Vs R15 V3.0 Vs Classic Chrome – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Royal Enfield Classic Chrome in New Delhi starts at ₹ 1.89 Lakh. On the other hand, Royal Enfield Himalayan price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 2.01 Lakh and goes up to Rs. ₹ 2.09 Lakh for range topping model Lastly, the Yamaha R15 V3.0 starts at ₹ 1.49 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.5 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryRoyal Enfield HimalayanYamaha R15 V3.0Royal Enfield Classic Chrome
Price₹ 2.01 Lakh₹ 1.49 Lakh₹ 1.89 Lakh
ManufacturerRoyal EnfieldYamahaRoyal Enfield
Body TypeOff RoadSportsCruiser
Mileage45.00 Kmpl30.00 Kmpl27.00 Kmpl
Power24.30 bhp18.30 bhp27.20 bhp
Engine411.0 CC155.0 CC499.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Himalayan Vs R15 V3.0 Vs Classic Chrome – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Classic Chrome base engine returns 27 Kmpl. The Royal Enfield Himalayan base returns 45 Kmpl. The Yamaha R15 V3.0 basic model, on the other hand, gives 30 Kmpl.

Himalayan Vs R15 V3.0 Vs Classic Chrome – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Classic Chrome gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Royal Enfield Himalayan comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Yamaha R15 V3.0 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 411.0 cc155.0 cc499.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 24.3 bhp @ 6500 rpm18.3 bhp @ 10000 rpm27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
Max Torque 32 Nm @ 4500 rpm14.1 Nm @ 8500 rpm41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 242
Fuel Delivery Electronic Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionElectronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledLiquid CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf / Kick Start
Emission Standard BS VIN/AN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 15.0 L11.0 L13.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A1.1 L2.5 L
Mileage 45.00 Kmpl30.00 Kmpl27.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 191 kg142 kg194 kg
Length 2190 mm1990 mm2140 mm
Width 840 mm725 mm790 mm
Height 1360 mm1135 mm1090 mm
Wheelbase 1465 mm1325 mm1360 mm
Ground Clearance 220 mm170 mm135 mm
Seat Height 800 mm815 mm800 mm


No. Of Gears 5 Gears6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch Wet, Multi-plateWet Multiple-discWet, Multi-plate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Half-duplex Split Cradle FrameDelta BoxSingle Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed Member
Front Suspension Telescopic, 41 Mm Forks, 200 Mm TravelTelescopic Fork UpTelescopic, 35mm Forks, 130mm Travel
Rear Suspension Monoshock With Linkage, 180 Mm Wheel TravelMonocross (link Suspension)Twin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm Travel


Front Brake Type Disc, 2-piston Floating CaliperHydraulic Single DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type Disc, Single Piston Floating CaliperHydraulic Single DiscDrum
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm282 mm280 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm220 mm153 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 21 inches17 inches19 inches
Wheel Type Spoke WheelsAlloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 90/90 - 21"100/80-17M/C 52P - Tubeless90/90 - 19
Rear Tyre 120/90 - 17"140/70R17M/C 66H - Radial Tubeless120/80 - 18


Battery 12 Volt, 8 AH MF12 V, 4.0 Ah(10 HR)12 Volt, 14 Ah
Headlight 12V H4 60 / 55 WLED12V, 60 W / 55 W, HALOGEN
Tail Light LEDLED12V, P21/5W

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorticktickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugeticktickcross
Low Oil Indicatorticktickcross
Low Battery Indicatorticktickcross
Pillion Seatticktickcross
Pillion Grabrailtickcrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalcross
Tripmeter Countticktickcross
Pass Lighttickticktick
220mm Of Ground Clearancetick--
Comes with An Optimized Handlebartick--
Comprehensive Instrument Clustertick--
Dual Channel ABSticktick-
External Cooling System For The Crankcase Oiltick--
Silencer Increases Water Wading Abilitytick--
Single Channel ABScross--
BS IV Compliant-cross-
Super Wide Tyre-tick-
USB Charging Option-tick-
Variable Valves Actuation (VVA)-tick-
LED DRL (Daylight Running Light)--cross
LED Tail Lamp--cross

Additonal Features

Himalayan Comes with 15-Liter Fuel Tanktick--
Assist & Slipper Clutch-tick-
Comfortable Separate Seat-cross-
Headlight It Looks Compact As Well As Macho-cross-
Multi-Function Instrument Panel With 'Eco' Indicator-cross-
New Pattern Radial Tyre-cross-

Key Features

Absolute Controlcross--
For Daily Adventurecross--
For Non-stop Funcross--
Next-gen Technologycross--

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