Yamaha Motor launch Yamaha XSR 125 in European markets with premium features that directly rival KTM 125 Duke. KTM 125 Duke one of the best in its segment. Here we will compare Yamaha XSR 125 vs KTM 125 Duke. Try to cover every single detail so that can you find easily which is best for you.
Yamaha XSR 125 vs KTM 125 Duke – Features
Yamaha XSR125 comes with many premium features High-tech LED headlights and taillights, Circular LCD instrument cluster, Puristic and timeless XSR style and more. KTM Duke 125, on other hand, comes with features like an LCD instrument, Dual disc, LED taillight and more.
|Features||Yamaha XSR 125||KTM 125 Duke|
|LED||All LED Setup||All LED Setup|
Both bikes come with premium features but here Yamaha XSR 125 looks more premium.
Yamaha XSR 125 vs KTM 125 Duke – Engine and Specifications
Yamaha XSR125 is powered by a 124 cc, single-cylinder, OHC, liquid-cooled engine that generates 11.0 kW max power at 10,000 rpm and 11.5 Nm max torque at 8,000 rpm. The power plant is available with 6-speed manual transmission. The KTM 125 Duke comes with 124 cc engine, which produces a 14 bhp max power at 9,250 rpm and 12 Nm max torque at 8,000 rpm. This engine is compatible with six-speed transmission.
|Engine and Specification||Yamaha XSR 125||KTM 125 Duke|
|Engine type||liquid-cooled, OHC, 1-cylinder engine, 4-stroke||Single Cylinder, 4 Valve, Liquid Cooled, FI, DOH|
|Engine displacement||124 cc||124 cc|
|Bore x stroke||52.0 x 58.6 mm||58 x 47.2 mm|
|Max Power||11.0 kW @ 10,000 rpm||14.3 bhp @ 9,250 rpm|
|Max Torque||11.5 Nm @ 8,000 rpm||12 Nm @ 8,000 rpm|
|Transmission||6-speed manual||6-speed manual|
|Transmission type||chain drive||chain drive|
These figures show that the Yamaha XSR125 is more powerful than the KTM 125 Duke. It also offers a more refined performance on a liquid-cooled engine with a six-speed gearbox.
Yamaha XSR 125 vs KTM 125 Duke – Dimensions
XSR 125 and Duke 125 both bikes are almost similar in terms of physical overview. Dimensions of XSR 125 - Length :1,960 mm, Width: 800 mm and Height: 1,065 mm while Dimensions of KTM Duke 125 : Length :1993 mm, Width: 789 mm and Height: 1083 mm.
|Dimensions||Yamaha XSR 125||KTM 125 Duke|
|Length||1,960 mm||1993 mm|
|Width||800 mm||789 mm|
|Height||1,065 mm||1083 mm|
|Seat height||815 mm||818 m|
|Wheelbase||1,330 mm||1366 mm|
|Ground clearance||160 mm||175 mm|
|Weight||140 kg||159 kg|
|Tank capacity||11 liters||13.5 liters|
You can see on the above table both bikes come in almost similar dimensions. KTM 125 Duke little bit heavy and bigger fuel tank capacity over Yamaha XSR 125.
Yamaha XSR 125 vs KTM 125 Duke – Brakes, Tyres and Suspension
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|Brakes, Tyres and Suspension||Yamaha XSR 125||KTM 125 Duke|
|Front suspension||upside-down telescopic fork, 37 mm||Triple rate spring, Inverted telescopic fork (USD|
|Rear suspension||swing arm||Double rate, Mono shock- 10 steps (Adjuster Slots)|
|Front brake||Hydraulic single brake disc, 267 mm||300 mm|
|Rear brake||Hydraulic single brake disc, 220 mm||230 mm|
Here KTM Duke 125 looks better in terms of the braking system, suspension, and tyres.