Yamaha Aerox 155, Launching In Nepal with R15 Engine
Yamaha Aerox 155 is coming to Nepal, It has been one of the most awaited scooters for the market.
The authorized distributor of Yamaha two-wheelers in Nepal, MAW Enterprises, will be introducing one of the most popular scooters from Yamaha, the Yamaha Aerox 155.
Yamaha Aerox 155 will be one of the premium scooters that will be introduced to the Nepali market from Yamaha.
The company had previously brought Yamaha NMax 155 into the Nepalese market, but it was not able to perform as per the expectations of the company.
“Yamaha Aerox 155 will be one of the premium scooters in the Nepalese market, and it will aim in making sure that the scooter segment is re-ignited for the market. The scooter shares its engine with the all-popular R15 and also sports an aggressive and muscular style”
What will be the Price of Yamaha Aerox 155 in the Nepalese Market?
The pricing for the Yamaha Aerox 155 in the Nepalese market is slated to be Rs 4.74 Lakhs (approx). The scooter will only be available in a single variant.
Yamaha Nepal had the plan to introduce the new Aerox at the NADA Auto Show in 2022. As the event had been canceled, so did the launch.
The following are the specifications for the New Yamaha Aerox 155:
- Engine Type: Single-Cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, SOHC, FI
- Emission Standard: BS6
- Displacement: 155 cc
- Cooling System: Liquid-Cooled
- Starting Mechanism: Electric Starter
- Max Power: 15 PS @ 8000 rpm
- Max Torque: 13.9 Nm @ 6000 rpm
- Top Speed: 120 Kmph
- Fuel Tank Capacity: 5.5 liters
- Mileage: 58 kmpl
- Front Tyre: 110/80-14 – Disc
- Rear Tyre: 140/70-14 – Drum
- Tubeless Tyres: Yes
- Braking System: Single-Channel ABS
- Suspension Setup: Telescopic Front Forks and Rear Twin Swing Unit
- Seat Height: 790 mm
- Ground Clearance: 145 mm
- Under Seat Storage Capacity: 24.5 liters
- Kerb Weight: 126 Kg
- Colors: Blue, Grey, MotoGP Edition
Yamaha Aerox 155 is going to have an approx price of Rs. 4,74,900
Yamaha Aerox 155 Overview
Yamaha Aerox 155 is one of the most premium scooters in its range.
It is built with the design concept of “Heart Shaking Speedster“. Additionally, it has a large body size and sports athletic proportions and an X-center motif.
The stylish design concept can be observed all over the scooter.
LED Headlight and LED DRLs are integrated into the front of the scooter body. Additionally, the side indicator has been integrated into the body of the scooter as well.
Furthermore, the rear section also has a compact LED tail lamp, and the rear sides are also protruding.
Additional attractions include a two-level seat, a front pocket with a power socket, and a multi-function key switch.
Moreover, the fuel lid is external, it is at the front and sports a grab rail at the rear.
Yamaha Aerox is currently available in three color variants: Blue, Grey Vermillion, and MotoGP Edition.
Yamaha Aerox is powered by a Single-Cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, Liquid-cooled, SOHC, 155cc engine.
The scooter is capable of generating a max power of 15PS at 8000rpm and a whooping max torque of 13.9Nm at 6500rpm.
Additionally, it has a 5.5-liter fuel tank capacity coupled with a V-belt automatic transmission.
“The engine the scooter sports is a one-to-one port from the Yamaha R15 series. So, we can expect the scooter to be one of the most powerful scooters in its segment”
Additionally, the scooter also sports a Variable Valve Actuation technology and a Single Channel ABS.
However, the performance is slightly lower when shifting to CVT transmission.
“Aerox produces 3.4PS less power and a drop of o.3Nm in torque than the outgoing R15 V4. Additionally, it does not have a rear disc brake either”
Telescopic Fork at the front and a Unit Swing at the rear handle the suspension duties for the scooter.
The dimensions are 1980 mm in length, 700 mm in width, and 1150 mm in height. Moreover, the wheelbase sits at a height of 1350mm.
Yamaha Aerox has a ground clearance of 145mm and a kerb weight of 126 kg.
Additionally, the scooter also sports a massive 24.5-liter under-seat storage.
Here’s a quick rundown of all the features of the Yamaha Aerox 155 in Nepal
Yamaha Aerox 155 Features
- Powerful R15 Engine
- Variable Valve Actuation (VVA)
- Muscular and Sporty Styling
- LED Headlights with LED Position Lights
- Sleek LED Tail Lights
- Digital Negative LCD Instrument Meter
- Yamaha Motorcycle Connect
- 24.5L Under Seat Storage
- Multi-Function Key Switch
- External Fuel Lid
- Smart Motor Generator System
- Automatic Stop & Start System
- Side Stand Engine Cut-Off Switch
- Standard Braking
- Single Channel ABS
Yamaha Aerox 155 Pricing in Nepal and Availability
The new Yamaha Aerox 155 price in Nepal is slated to be Rs. 4,74,900. This pricing falls exactly between the Yamaha Mt 15 and Yamaha NMax 155.
Yamaha Nepal has also started pre-booking around all its showrooms for the scooter.
It will be officially launched and ready to be purchased within the next week.
If you are an interested individual you can visit the nearest Yamaha showroom to pre-book a Yamaha Aerox 155.
Yamaha Aerox is a direct contender to Aprilla SXR 160. Though Aprilla SXR is not as popular as it could be due to its bulkier size and very awkward styling. The two can still be compared with one another.
The Yamaha Aerox 155 when compared is very different from the SXR in many ways.
“The Yamaha Aerox 155 is sportier in style, has eye-catching graphics, and has patented VVA technology. Summing all the features up, Yamaha Aerox seems a better choice than Aprilla SXR”
Now is Yamaha Aerox worth the purchase?
Considering the current road and traffic conditions in the city areas, riding a motorbike or even driving four-wheelers has started to get a lot harder.
Additionally, people tend to carry a lot of goods for their day-to-day work or other purposes, so having a scooter that has a good amount of power and is capable of getting goods from place to place, while also looking stylish can be a plus point for a lot of younger generation people as well as the old alike.
So, as an ending note, the new Yamaha Aerox 155 is indeed worth the price when compared to other scooters in its range. The scooter has the power and the looks to back the pricing up.