Yamaha FZ-X Vs Yamaha FZS V3: Which is Better? & Why?

Well, the waiting is over and the new Yamaha FZ-X has arrived at the Indian market. Since 2014, Yamaha has launched their FZ edition bikes one after another. And, we all know how cool all of them are from decent mileage to power, safety as well as handy features. FZ edition bikes also come with a mid-range price tag which makes these bikes great for middle-class people. No doubt, Yamaha’s FZ edition bikes are pretty good all-rounder bikes. Of all of these edition bikes, FZS V3 is the one that got the most popular because of its sporty looks, power, decent mileage, and lots of specs. So, as the new Yamaha FZ-X has arrived on our market, let’s compare Yamaha FZ-X Vs Yamaha FZS V3 to know which bike is ultimately better.

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Yamaha FZ-X Credit: Hindustan Times

Starting Point!

Well so, the comparison of Yamaha FZ-X Vs Yamaha FZS V3 will be on the basis of their actual price, mileage, features, engine HP, torques, and other specs in detail. Before starting the comparison, let us remind you that Yamaha FZS V3 has lower ex-showroom price than Yamaha FZ-X. So, the on-road price of FZS V3 is also lower than the newcomer. Moreover, it will also affect on other specs too! Let’s get to the point and start the comparison side by side.

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Yamaha-FZ V3 headlight Credit: Autocar India

Yamaha FZ-X Vs Yamaha FZS V3!!

Let’s know all the differences between Yamaha FZ-X Vs Yamaha FZS V3! We have divided the total comparison table into several categories namely, prices & expenses, engine & transmission, mileage & performance, etc. so that you can easily compare these two bikes without any confusion. Without further ado, let’s start the comparison!

Yamaha FZ V3 Credit: Autocar India
Prices & ExpensesYamaha FZS V3Yamaha FZ-X
On Road PriceRs.1.22 Lakh onwardsRs.1.36 Lakh onwards
Mileage (City)49.31 kmpl55.11 kmpl
Body TypeSports BikesSports Bikes
EMI Starts39784408
InsuranceRs.6,617Rs.6,888

Engine & TransmissionYamaha FZS V3Yamaha FZ-X
Engine TypeAir cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valveAir cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 2-valve
Displacement149 cc149 cc
Max Power12.4 PS @ 7250 rpm12.4 PS @ 7250 rpm
Max Torque13.3 Nm @ 5500 rpm13.6 Nm @ 5500 rpm
No. of Cylinders11
Cooling SystemAir CooledAir Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder22
Drive TypeChain DriveChain Drive
StartingSelf Start OnlySelf Start Only
Fuel SupplyFuel InjectionFuel Injection
ClutchWet, multi-discWet, Multiple-disc
Ignition-Transistor Controlled Ignition
TransmissionManualManual
Gear Box5 Speed5 Speed
Bore57.3 mm57.3 mm
Stroke57.9 mm57.9 mm
Compression Ratio9.6 : 19.6 : 1
Emission TypeBS6BS6

Safety & Handy FeaturesYamaha FZS V3Yamaha FZ-X
ABSSingle ChannelSingle Channel
Charging Point--
SpeedometerDigitalDigital
Tachometer--
OdometerDigitalDigital
TripmeterDigitalDigital
Fuel GaugeDigitalDigital
ConsoleDigitalDigital
ClockDigitalDigital
Additional FeaturesMuffler Cover, Tank Pad (Optional), Skid Plate (Optional), Rear Footrest (Optional), USB Charger (Optional), Seat Cover (Optional), Engine Guard (Optional)Side Stand Engine Cut-Off Switch, Power Socket
Step-up Seat--
Passenger Footrest--
Engine Kill Switch--

All about Mileage & PerformanceYamaha FZS V3Yamaha FZ-X
City Mileage45.31 kmpl48.67 kmpl
Highway Mileage49.42 kmpl55.11 kmpl
Top Speed116 km/h115 km/h
Acceleration (0-60 Kmph)-7.04 Sec
Acceleration (0-80 Kmph)-13.89 Sec
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)--
Quarter Mile--
Roll-ons (30-70 kmph)-11.01 Sec
Roll-ons (40-80 kmph)-10.68 Sec
Braking (60-0 Kmph)-23.21 m Sec
Braking (80-0 Kmph)-40.84 m Sec

Body Type, Suspension & More!Yamaha FZS V3Yamaha FZ-X
Body TypeSports BikesSports Bikes
Front SuspensionTelescopic forkTelescopic Fork, 41mm Inner Tube Diameter, with Fork Boot
Rear Suspension7-Step Adjustable Monocross Suspension7-Step Adjustable Monocross Suspension
Body GraphicsOptional

Dimensions & Fuel CapacityYamaha FZS V3Yamaha FZ-X
Length1990 mm2020 mm
Width780 mm785 mm
Height1080 mm1115 mm
Fuel Capacity13 L10 L
Saddle Height790 mm810 mm
Ground Clearance165 mm165 mm
Wheelbase1330 mm1330 mm
Kerb Weight135 kg139 kg

Handy Electricals!Yamaha FZS V3Yamaha FZ-X
HeadlightLEDLED
Tail LightBulbLED
Turn Signal LampBulbLED
DRLs-
LED Tail Lights--
Battery Type--
Battery Capacity12 V12 V
Pilot Lamps--

Wheels, Tyres & BreaksYamaha FZS V3Yamaha FZ-X
Tyre SizeFront :-100/80-17 Rear :-140/60-17Front :-100/80-17 Rear :-140/60R17
Tyre TypeTubelessTubeless
Wheel SizeFront :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mmFront :-431.8 mm,Rear :-431.8 mm
Wheels TypeAlloyAlloy
Front BrakeDiscDisc
Rear BrakeDiscDisc
Front Brake Diameter282 mm282 mm
Rear Brake Diameter220 mm220 mm

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Bottom Line

Reading that whole detailed comparison of Yamaha FZ-X Vs Yamaha FZS V3, you might notice that both of these bikes are quite similar as both of them are from the same edition of the same company. But looking at the mileage, it seems that Yamaha FZ-X has got better fuel efficiency than Yamaha FZS V3 but keep in mind, the fuel tank capacity of FZ-X is lower than FZS V3 so the point is pretty same. If you want a cool-looking all-rounder sports bike in a mid-range price and with a decent mileage then you can go for the new Yamaha FZ-X otherwise Yamaha FZS V3 is pretty well too. Anyway, we hope that you have found this article about Yamaha FZ-X Vs Yamaha FZS V3 helpful enough. If it really so then don’t hesitate to express your valuable thoughts in the comment section below. Thanks for visiting and appreciating our work.

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