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Yamaha FZ-X

Yamaha FZ-X

1.36 - 1.37 Lakh
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Yamaha FZ-X Overview

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Engine Capacity

149.0 CC

Mileage-icon

Mileage

45 KM/L

Fuel Tank Capacity-icon

Fuel Tank Capacity

10.0 L

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Gears

5 Speed

What's New?

The Yamaha FZ-X is a new neo-retro commuter motorcycle based on the Yamaha FZ platform. The FZ-X is built as a rugged and tough commuter motorcycle for touring as well as city use, with a comfortable riding position. The FZ-X is offered in two variants, with the top-spec variant getting Bluetooth connectivity with a dedicated Yamaha Motorcycle Connect app. The new FZ-X with the Yamaha Connect App offers a long list of features through the Communication Control Unit, including incoming call alerts, SMS alerts on the instrument console, and other features on the app, including parking location, battery charge indicator, as well as fuel consumption and malfunction alerts, as well as service and oil change reminders.

The new FZ-X offers an upright riding position with a standard engine bash plate, LED headlight with LED daytime running lights, as well as LED taillight. The engine though is the same 149 cc, single-cylinder engine so it will likely have the same specifications, with maximum power output of 12.4 bhp at 7,250 rpm and 13.3 Nm of peak torque at 5,500 rpm. The basic frame is the same as the Yamaha FZ models. The Yamaha FZ-X has a kerb weight of 139 kg.

The FZ-X is Bluetooth enabled, and it also gets a Communication Control Unit, which is compatible with Yamaha’s dedicated Y-Connect app that helps users enjoy a fuller motorcycling lifestyle. Through this, the rider can check smartphone notifications via the instrument cluster icons, look at maintenance recommendations, track the bike’s last parking location, track fuel consumption, receive malfunction notification, along with a unique feature - The Revs Dashboard, which displays data such as engine rpm, degree of throttle opening, rate of acceleration, an eco-friendly riding indicator, and other info on the connected smartphone.

Other attractive and innovative features include a unique looking Bi-functional LED Headlight with Daytime LED Running Lamp (DRL), a newly designed negative LCD console with a Power Socket, and an LED Taillight. The FZ-X also comes equipped with Side Stand Engine Cut off Switch which is a standard and mandatory feature for all Yamaha two wheelers in India. The FZ-X is available in three attractive colours, Metallic Blue, Matt Copper and Matt Black.

Upcoming Models are the New MT-09, Tenere 700 and XSR155

Specifications & Features

Explore an in-depth overview of the Yamaha FZ-X specifications and features, offering comprehensive details on its engine, fuel efficiency, mileage, brakes, max power, and tyre. Additionally, gain insights into the bike's advanced safety features.

Engine CC

149.0 CC

Fuel

Petrol

Mileage

45 KM/L

Brakes

Disc/Disc

Max Torque

13.30 Nm

Max Power

12.40 bhp

Tyre

100/80-17M/C 52P Tubeless/ 140/60R17M/C 63P Radial Tubeless

  • c&b iconTraction Control System
  • c&b iconECO indicator
  • c&b iconPower Socket
  • c&b iconBluetooth (Yamaha Motorcycle Connect)
  • c&b iconSide Stand engine cut-off switch
  • c&b iconAuxiliary Lights (DRL)
  • c&b iconNegative LCD with Smart Phone Connectivity
  • c&b iconFuel Gauge
  • c&b iconLow Battery Indicator

Yamaha FZ-X Expert Review

8.0
c&b expert Rating
design
8.0
safety
7.3
comfort
8.0
performance
8.0
significance
8.8
value for money
8.0
fuel consumption
8.0

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Pros

  • Comfortable city bike
  • Decent road presence
  • Connected features
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Cons

  • Overall quality 
  • Minor vibrations at high speeds
  • Poor feedback on brake levers
Verdict

It's a design, which, in a way, feels incomplete, rather than being generally attractive. That is its biggest weakness, and to us, the FZ-X comes across as a well-rounded package, but still doesn't quite cut it as being "special," like the first Yamaha FZ-16 did, more than a decade ago. The Yamaha FZ-X offers an interesting proposition. The idea is great, and will probably start the first of the crossovers in the 150-200 cc segment.


Introduction

The new Yamaha FZ-X is the neo-retro, street commuter which is based on the FZ platform of Yamaha. When people were expecting the launch of the Yamaha XSR 155, ever since its revelation two years ago, the brand decided to come up with a more practical and cheaper option, based on the high-selling FZ, instead of launching the costlier XSR. So, with the addition of the FZ-X, Yamaha Motors expands its FZ series in India. The neo-retro appeal of the bike is, however, inspired from the XSR motorcycles. However, this bike does not quite come across as having that ‘special’ quality like the FZ-16 which was introduced almost a decade ago, despite being a well-rounded package. 

How is the design?

The new Yamaha FZ-X has a lot of talk going around about how it is styled, but to be honest, this bike does not wear the standard FZ coat, looking unconventionally different to that of its siblings.  The front features an ultra-modern round bi-functional LED headlight instead of the typical one found in the other FZ models. The fuel tank comes in a tear-drop shape flanked by a couple of radiator shrouds which, however, are totally cosmetic because there is no radiator in this bike. This model features the same base components and chassis as the FZ FI series. The fork gaiters and the rugged tyres enhance the overall styling of the bike. There is a basic grab rail added at the back. The three-quarter proportion of the rear is pretty awkward for the matter. The styling of the rear section could have been cohesive upon the addition of a simple sub-frame, however, the typical cost-effective chassis seemed irresistible at that moment. The LCD display facing the rider displays smartphone notifications via Bluetooth connection. 

How is the performance?

The new Yamaha FZ-X has a small capacity for fuel which requires frequent refilling because this bike continues to run that same unit from the FZ, that includes chain-sprocket sizes and internal gearing. The humble single-cylinder, air-cooled, 149cc engine is coupled with a 5-speed gearbox and generates a power of 12.4 bhp at 7250 rpm and 13.3 Nm of maximum torque at 5500 rpm. The starting mechanism uses an electric starter. Both the power and torque are marginally lower than in this segment, but its power figure manages to be higher than the Bajaj Pulsar NS125. The performance of the FZ two wheelers have sharply declined over the last few years. Sudden overtaking requires a couple of downshifts. However, the exhaust is tuned for producing a peppier and deeper exhaust note than the conventional FZ. To be honest, the Yamaha FZ-X will not deliver a top-end performance, even with a refined unit, and therefore revving it beyond 8000 rpm is pointless. 

How does the Yamaha FZ-X ride? 

Yamaha clearly tried to instil a sense of practicality and comfort to the new FZ-X, its ergo being relaxed. The forward-set footpegs, the higher handlebars and the spacious seats make this bike good for city commuting. The raised seat height is quite approachable for riders of different heights. The predominant riding experience feels easy and light on the road, with the FZ-X having a good stability on its feet. At a kerb weight of 139 kg, it weighs almost 4kg more than the typical FZ bike, owing to the all-metal front mudguard, fake radiator shrouds, fuel tank, bash guards and headlamp brackets. The overall handling is nice, having a neutral and balanced chassis, but the ride quality is not the most exciting or sharpest in its category. The dual-purpose MRF tyres ride well on dry surfaces but refuse to be pushed hard. The ground clearance and the suspension travel remain the same. 

How comfortable is the Yamaha FZ-X? 

The Yamaha FZ-X provides a comfortable and non-aggressive riding position. The footpegs are forward-set which makes this bike a good companion on long hauls. The seat is wide, spacious and soft and does not cause back pain when ridden longer distances. The raised seat height is still accessible to riders of all heights. The overall ergo are easy and relaxing. This bike is pretty comfortable for commuting daily through city traffic. 

How's the tech? 

The technical specifications of the new Yamaha FZ-X which owe to its performance and ride quality are listed below. 

  • This machine is powered by a single-cylinder, air-cooled, 149cc engine coupled with a 5-speed gearbox and generates a power of 12.4 bhp at 7250 rpm and 13.3 Nm of maximum torque at 5500 rpm. 
  • The engine is fuel-injected. 
  • The bike is supported by a telescopic fork suspension at the front and a monocross adjustable suspension at the rear. 
  • The braking duties are carried out by disc brakes at both ends, further supported by a single-channel ABS. 
  • The headlamp is a bi-functional LED. 
  • This bike gets DRL lights and smartphone connectivity. 

How's the mileage of the Yamaha FZ-X? 

The Yamaha FZ-X delivers an average mileage of 45 kmpl. This is pretty impressive for its class. 

Is the Yamaha FZ-X good value for money? 

This bike is not significantly affordable and the new Y-connect, Bluetooth enabled version is at least Rs 12000 more than FZ-S FI. At Rs 120,000, this bike is costlier than the typical 150-160cc motorcycles from Honda, Bajaj, TVS, Suzuki and hero. It is closely positioned with the XPulse 200 from Hero. It is unique and striking though, breaking away from the conventions and if you like how different it looks and how practical it is for commuting, then you can go for it. 

How is the after sales service? 

Yamaha avails four free services for most of its bikes and the Yamaha FZ-X is no exception. The 1st service is scheduled after 30 days of purchase or 1000 km of ride, the 2nd service is scheduled after 150 days of purchase or 5000 km of ride, the 3rd service is scheduled after 270 days of purchase or 9000 km of ride, and the 4th service is scheduled after 390 days of purchase or 13000 km of ride. 

Which motorbikes compete in this segment? 

Some of the top motorcycles that compete alongside the Yamaha FZ-X in the same segment are Suzuki Gixxer 155, Hero Xtreme 160R, Honda X Blade, TVS Apache RTR 160 4V and Bajaj Pulsar NS160. 

Verdict (Value for money)

It will not be right to say that the new Yamaha FZ-X is a complete value for money because it comes across with its own set of drawbacks. Moreover, it is costlier than some of its rival bikes. In fact, it is more expensive than the premium bikes from Bajaj, Honda, Hero or Suzuki. 

Yamaha FZ-X Price List (Variant Wise)

Yamaha FZ-X price starting from 1.36 Lakh. Yamaha offers FZ-X in 3 variants.

Variants

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FZ-X Matte Black
Starts at
₹ 1.36 Lakh
Petrol, 45 KM/L, 149.0 CC
FZ-X Matte Copper
Starts at
₹ 1.36 Lakh
Petrol, 45 KM/L, 149.0 CC
FZ-X Dark Matte Blue
Starts at
₹ 1.37 Lakh
Petrol, 45 KM/L, 149.0 CC

Yamaha FZ-X EMI Calculator

Ex-Showroom Price
₹ 1.36 L

Loan Amount

1.36 L

13590

135900

Duration (3 years)

3 years

EMI ₹ 4,481
For 3 Year @11.5%* Interest Rate

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Yamaha FZ-X On-Road Price In India

Explore Yamaha FZ-X pricing in India's major cities. Yamaha FZ-X price starts from 1.36 Lakh.

CityOn-Road Price
New Delhi₹ 1,43,844
Mumbai₹ 1,47,921
Bangalore₹ 1,54,716
Hyderabad₹ 1,50,639
Chennai₹ 1,49,280
Kolkata₹ 1,41,533
Pune₹ 1,47,921
Mysore₹ 1,54,692
Chandigarh₹ 1,43,820
Ahmedabad₹ 1,46,562
Lucknow₹ 1,47,897
Allahabad₹ 1,47,897
Agra₹ 1,47,897
Jaipur₹ 1,46,538
Nagpur₹ 1,47,897
Bhubaneswar₹ 1,45,179

Yamaha FZ-X Mileage

45.00
KM/L
15 %
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Yamaha FZ-X Colours

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Yamaha FZ-X is available in 3 different colors namely Dark Matte Blue, Matte Black & Matte Copper.

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Quick Compare With Yamaha FZ-X Competitors

Yamaha FZ-X
Yamaha FZ-X
Bajaj Pulsar N250
Honda Hornet 2.0
Bajaj Pulsar F250
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Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS
Ex-Showroom Price
₹ 1.36 - 1.37 Lakh₹ 1.38 - 1.5 Lakh₹ 1.39 - 1.4 Lakh₹ 1.4 - 1.5 Lakh₹ 1.41 Lakh₹ 1.31 - 1.48 Lakh
C&B Expert Rating
8
7.9
8.2
7.9
8.4
7.9
Engine CC
149.0 CC249.1 CC184.4 CC249.1 CC154.9 CC199.5 CC
Gears
5 Gears5 Gears5 Gears5 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Mileage
45 KM/L35.00 Km/L40.00 Km/L40.00 Km/L64.00 Km/L35.00 Km/L
Max Torque
13.30 bhp21.50 Nm15.90 Nm21.50 Nm14.00 Nm18.30 Nm
Max Power
12.40 Nm24.16 bhp17.03 bhp24.16 bhp13.90 bhp23.17 bhp
Brakes
Disc/DiscDisc (Front) / Disc (Rear)Disc (Front) / Disc (Rear)Disc (Front) / Disc (Rear)Disc (Front) / Disc (Rear)Petal Disc with floating caliper (Front) / Petal Disc with floating caliper (Rear)
Fuel Tank Capacity
10.0 L14.0 L12.0 L14.0 L12.0 L12.0 L
Colour Count
344432
Detailed Comparision
FZ-X vs Pulsar N250FZ-X vs Hornet 2.0FZ-X vs Pulsar F250FZ-X vs GixxerFZ-X vs Pulsar 200 NS

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Yamaha FZ-X FAQs

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  • The power and torque produced by the FZ-X engine translates to quick acceleration and responsive throttle control. This, coupled with the bike's lightweight and nimble handling, makes it ideal for urban riding and short-distance touring.
  • The FZ-X features a 5-speed manual transmission that allows for smooth and precise gear changes. This contributes to the bike's overall rideability and allows for a more engaging riding experience.
  • Despite its powerful engine, the FZ-X is designed to be easy to handle at low speeds. The bike's light weight and comfortable riding position, combined with a well-tuned clutch and smooth throttle response, make it easy to maneuver in city traffic or parking lots.
  • The Yamaha FZ-X comes with a 149cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine. This engine is a four-stroke, SOHC unit that is designed to deliver a smooth and responsive performance.
  • The maximum power output of the Yamaha FZ-X engine is 12.4 horsepower at 7,250 RPM, while the peak torque is 13.3 Nm at 5,500 RPM. These figures indicate that the engine is capable of delivering decent performance in both low and high-speed ranges.
  • The Yamaha FZ-X comes with a fuel injection system that uses a 10-hole injector to provide precise fuel delivery. This system helps to improve the engine's throttle response, reduce emissions, and increase fuel efficiency.
  • The Yamaha FZ-X is inspired by the classic scrambler-style motorcycles of the 60s and 70s, with a modern twist. It differs from the previous FZ models with its round headlamp, retro-styled fuel tank and side panels, and a raised handlebar. The bike's overall design is sleek and minimalist, with clean lines and a sporty profile.
  • The key design elements of the FZ-X include its round LED headlamp, knobby tires, and a muscular fuel tank with sculpted side panels. The bike's raised handlebar and slightly rear-set footpegs provide a comfortable upright riding position, while the blacked-out engine and exhaust give it a rugged, industrial look.
  • The FZ-X's design has been optimized for aerodynamics and handling, with a windscreen that helps to reduce wind resistance and turbulence. The bike's compact size and lightweight construction make it easy to maneuver in tight spaces, while the wide handlebar provides excellent control in corners.