Yamaha YZF R3

Ex-showroom price


Yamaha YZF R3 Highlights

Yamaha recently unveiled the 2019 version of the R3 with new design highlights like dual LED headlights, redesigned front fairing and fuel tank and a fully digital intrument console. However, expect the 2019 edition to make it to India some time around April 2019.

Untill then, we have the 2018 version that was launched at this year’s Auto Expo. While the design remains identical to the 2017 model, the new R3 showcases a BS-IV compliant, 321cc parallel-twin engine, which churns out a max power of 42.7PS at 10,750rpm and 29.6Nm of peak torque at 9000rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed gearbox.

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For 2018, the 298mm front disc and the 220mm rear disc brake gets dual-channel ABS. The 17-inch alloy wheels are now shod with 110/70-R17 and 140/70 R17 section Metzeler M5 tyres at the front and at the rear respectively. Other mechancial components remain the same. Suspension assembly consists of 41mm Kayaba front forks and preload-adjustable rear shock absorber. Build around a diamond frame, the Yamaha R3 tips the scale with 173kg kerb weight.

The new YZF R3 is available in two colour choices – black and blue. The Yamaha YZF R3 has been priced at Rs 3.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). In the Indian market, it locks horns with Kawasaki Ninja 300, the KTM RC390, Benelli 302R, New KTM RC 125 and TVS Apache RR 310.

Key Specs of Yamaha YZF R3

ColoursRacing Blue, Magma Black
Engine321 cc
Max Power42 HP @ 10750 rpm
Maximum Torque29.6 Nm @ 9000 rpm
BrakesDouble Disc
Tyre TypeTubeless
ABSDual Channel


Yamaha YZF R3 Mileage

The mileage of Yamaha YZF R3 is 28 kmpl as reported by bike owners. The ARAI mileage is 30 kmpl. Fuel tank capacity of this bike is 14 litres.

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Yamaha YZF R3 Specifications

Engine & Transmission

Compression Ratio11.2:1Fuel TypePetrol
Displacement321 ccIgnitionTCI
Cylinders2Spark Plugs1 Per Cylinder
Max Power42 bhp @ 10,750 rpmCooling SystemLiquid Cooled
Maximum Torque29.6 Nm @ 9,000 rpmGearbox TypeManual
Bore68 mmNumber of Gears6
Stroke44 mmTransmission TypeChain Drive
Valves Per Cylinder2ClutchWet, Multiplate
Fuel Delivery SystemFuel Injection

Brakes, Wheels & Suspension

Front Brake TypeDiscFront Tyre Size110/70-17M/C 54H
Front Brake Size298 mmRear Tyre Size140/70-17M/C 66H
Rear Brake TypeDiscTyre TypeTubeless
Rear Brake Size220 mmRadial TyresYes
Calliper Type2-Piston CaliperWheel TypeAlloy
Front Wheel Size17 inchFront SuspensionTelescopic forks
Rear Wheel Size17 inchRear SuspensionPreload-Adjustable Rear Monoshock

Dimensions & Chassis

Kerb Weight169 kgWheelbase1,380 mm
Overall Length2,090 mmGround Clearance160 mm
Overall Width720 mmSeat Height780 mm
Overall Height1,135 mmChassis TypeDiamond


Fuel Efficiency & Performance

Fuel Tank Capacity14 litresFuel Efficiency Range392 km
Reserve Fuel Capacity2.4 litresTop Speed188 km/h
Mileage – ARAI30 kmpl0 to 60 kmph2.89 seconds
Mileage – Owner Reported28 kmpl0 to 100 kmph5.5 seconds



Yamaha YZF R3 Features

OdometerDigitalPillion FootrestYes
SpeedometerDigitalDigital Fuel GuageYes
Fuel GuageYesStart TypeElectric Start
TachometerAnalogueShift LightYes
Stand AlarmNoAntilock Braking SystemYes
Stepped SeatYesKillswitchYes
No. of Tripmeters2ClockYes
Tripmeter TypeDigitalElectric System12V DC
Low Fuel IndicatorYesBattery12V.7.0Ah (10HR)
Low Oil IndicatorYesHeadlight TypeHalogen Bulb type
Low Battery IndicatorYesHeadlight Bulb Type12V,55Wx1,55Wx1
Pillion BackrestNoBrake/Tail LightLED Tail Lamp
Pillion GrabrailYesTurn SignalYes
Pillion SeatYesPass LightYes


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