On August 21, 2017, Yamaha has officially launched the long-awaited Fazer 250 in the Indian market. Primarily a fully-faired version of FZ25 quarter-litre motorcycle, Yamaha Fazer 250 looks larger and sportier than its naked version. As the new Fazer 250 launched, we pit it against Bajaj’s popular model, Pulsar RS 200, which was recently launched in India with new updates. Priced at Rs 1.28 lakh, the Yamaha Fazer 250 take similarly priced models in its radar including the Bajaj Pulsar RS 200. In this spec-based comparison we try to find out how these they stack up against each other. Check out Yamaha Fazer 250 Vs Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 price, specifications, features and other details. Check Out – Yamaha Fazer 25 Vs FZ25 – How Different Are These Siblings
Yamaha Fazer 250 Vs Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 Design
Yamaha’s newly launched Fazer 250 is based on the diamond-frame chassis used in its naked version (FZ25). Sporting an aggressive fairing, the new model is larger and matured in terms of looks. With the addition of fairing, the kerb weight of the bike has been increased by 6kgs to 154kg. Use of new elements such as dual headlamps with LED units, LED taillamps, robust fuel tank with extensions infuses sporty flair to the fully-faired bike. It is equipped with digital instrument cluster with speedometer precision from its naked sibling.
As for the Bajaj Pulsar RS 200, it gets twin projector headlamps with LED pilot lamps, LED turn indicators, large windscreen up front, fairing mounted mirrors and high raised clip-in handlebar. The robust fuel tank with 13L capacity further accentuates the aggressive look.
Yamaha Fazer 250 Vs Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 Price
|Model Name||Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Yamaha Fazer 250||Rs 1.28 lakh|
|Bajaj Pulsar RS 200||Rs 1.21 lakh to Rs 1.33 lakh|
The Yamaha Fazer 250 is priced at Rs 1.28 lakh for Delhi buyers and Rs 1.29 lakh in Mumbai. On the flip side, the Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 is available from Rs 1.21 lakh to Rs 1.33 lakh.
Yamaha Fazer 250 Vs Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 Specifications
|Specifications||Yamaha Fazer 25||Bajaj Pulsar RS 200|
|Engine||249cc, fuel-injected, single cylinder, air-cooled 4-stroke unit||199.5 cc, single cylinder, fuel injected, BS IV compliant unit|
Powering the Fazer 250 model is the same 249cc, fuel injected, single-cylinder, air-cooled, 4-stroke engine that also powers the FZ25 naked streetfighter. Paired to a 5-speed gearbox, it ditches out 20.6bhp of maximum power at 8,000rpm and a peak torque of 20Nm at 6,000rpm. Also Read – Yamaha FZ25 Review
The 2017 Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 derives power form a 199.5cc, single cylinder, liquid-cooled, 4-valve, triple spark, fuel-injected engine with maximum power of 24.1bhp at 9,750rpm along with 18.6Nm at 8000rpm. Mated to a 6-speed transmission, the bike is claimed to offer 140.8km/h of top-speed.
Yamaha Fazer 250 Vs Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 Mileage
|Model Name||Mileage ( km/l)|
|Yamaha Fazer 250||30 to 35 (estimated)|
|Bajaj Pulsar RS 200||35|
With the addition of fairing, the Fazer 250 is likely to witness slight increase in weight by 4-5 kgs, which is likely to impact the fuel economy. The company claims that the new model will return a fuel efficiency of 43kmpl, which is similar to the naked streetfighter. The motorcycle could deliver around 35kmpl in city roads and 40kmpl on the highways. The 2017 Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 on the other hand is claimed to return around 35 km/l.