Yamaha FZ bike

The Yamaha FZ changed the fortunes of Yamaha in India. It now features a host of mechanical and cosmetic changes and looks completely different. The FZ series is the most popular bikes for the Japanese two wheeler giant in India.

The Yamaha FZ changed the fortunes of Yamaha in India.

There are 7 models available in the FZ series of motorcycle. Each model has different technical specifications. This bike becomes an ideal bike for commuters and for vacationers.

Yamaha FZ: Features

Features

ABSNo
Mobile ConnectivityNo
LED Tail LightNo
SpeedometerDigital
OdometerDigital
TripmeterDigital
Fuel gaugeYes
TachometerDigital

Yamaha FZ: Specifications

Specifications

Mileage (ARAI)50 kmpl
Engine TypeAir Cooled, 4-Stroke, SOHC, 2-Valve
Displacement153 cc
No. of Cylinders1
Max Power14PS @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque13.6 Nm @ 6000 rpm
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDrum
Fuel Capacity12 ltrs
Body TypeCommuter Bikes

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeAir Cooled, 4-Stroke, SOHC, 2-Valve
Displacement153 cc
Max Power14PS @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque13.6 Nm @ 6000 rpm
No. of Cylinders1
Cooling SystemAir Cooled
Valve Per Cylinder2
Drive TypeChain Drive
StartingKick and Self Start
Fuel SupplyCarburettor
ClutchWet, Multiple Disc
IgnitionCDI
TransmissionManual
Gear Box5 Speed
Bore58 mm
Stroke57.9 mm
Compression Ratio9.5:1

Features and Safety

ConsoleDigital
Pass SwitchYes
ClockNo
Engine ImmobilizerNo
Anti-theft AlarmNo
Carry HookNo
Stepup SeatNo
Passenger FootrestYes
Passenger BackrestNo

Mileage and Performance

ARAI Mileage50 kmpl
Max Speed112 kmph
0-60 kmph5.2 Sec

Chassis and Suspension

ChassisDiamond
Body TypeCommuter Bikes
Front SuspensionTelescopic Forks
Rear SuspensionMonocross
Body GraphicsYes

Dimensions and Capacity

Length2075 mm
Width770 mm
Height1045 mm
Fuel Capacity12 ltrs
Fuel Reserve1.2 ltrs
Saddle Height790 mm
Ground Clearance160 mm
Wheelbase1334 mm
Kerb Weight135 kgs
Underseat storageNo

Electricals

Headlight12 V - 35 / 35 W
Tail LightBulb
Turn Signal LampBulb
Projector HeadlightsNo
LED Tail LightsNo
Battery TypeMaintenance Free
Battery Capacity12 V - 5 Ah
Low Fuel IndicatorYes
Distance to Empty IndicatorYes
Average Fuel economy IndicatorYes
Pilot LampsNo

Tyres and Brakes

Tyre SizeFront: 100/80 - 17, Rear: 140/60 - 17
Tyre TypeTubeless
Wheel SizeFront: 17 inch, Rear: 17 inch
Wheels TypeAlloy
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDrum
Front Brake Diameter267 mm
Rear Brake Diameter130 mm
Radial TyreYes
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider)28 psi
Front Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)28 psi
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider)33 psi
Rear Tyre Pressure (Rider & Pillion)33 psi

Yamaha FZ: Variants

The following are the variants of Yamaha FZ Series:

  • Yamaha FZ S V 2.0 Standard
  • Yamaha FZ S V 2.0 DarkNight-Rear Drum
  • Yamaha FZ S V 2.0 Ltd Edition-Rear Drum
  • Yamaha FZ S V 2.0 Rear Disc
  • Yamaha FZ S V 2.0 DarkNight-Rear Disc
  • Yamaha FZ S V 2.0 Ltd Edition-Rear Disc

Yamaha FZ: Price in India

Below are the Mumbai ex-showroom prices for Yamaha FZ Series:

Yamaha FZ VariantsPrice
FZ S V 2.0 StandardRs. 84,042
FZ S V 2.0 DarkNight-Rear DrumRs. 84,480
FZ S V 2.0 Ltd Edition-Rear DrumRs. 84,480
FZ S V 2.0 Rear DiscRs. 87,042
FZ S V 2.0 DarkNight-Rear DiscRs. 87,510
FZ S V 2.0 Ltd Edition-Rear DiscRs. 87,510

Other Models Manufactured by Yamaha

Crux

There are 2 versions of this motorcycle with 2 engine, 1 transmission, 1 fuel option and different ex-showroom price.

YBR

There are 2 versions of this motorcycle with 2 engine, 1 transmission, 1 fuel option and different ex-showroom price

Ray

There are 2 versions of this scooter with 1 engine, 1 transmission, 1 fuel option and different ex-showroom price.

Alpha

There are no versions of this scooter available. It has 113 cc engine, petrol as fuel and automatic transmission.

SS 125

There are no versions of the motorcycle available. It has 123 cc engine, petrol as fuel and manual transmission.

SZ

There are 3 versions of this motorcycle with 2 engine, 1 transmission, 1 fuel type and different ex-showroom price.

YZF

There are 2 versions of this sports bike with 2 engine, 1 transmission, 1 fuel option and different ex-showroom price.

VMax

There are no versions of the motorcycle available. It has 1679 cc engine, petrol as fuel and manual transmission.

Why is it Important to Insure your Yamaha FZ

  • Coverage for any damages/losses caused to a third party.

  • Comprehensive coverage for your own two wheeler.

  • Coverage upto the insured declared value in case of theft or

  • Benefits of cashless transactions through network garages.

Essentials about Yamaha FZ Insurance

Third-party Liability Insurance:
  • Covers bodily injury and /or death of a third party
  • Property damage to a third party
  • Personal Accident cover for owner driver
Comprehensive Insurance:
  • Third-party liability coverage
  • Loss and damage to the two wheeler due to accident, theft, natural calamities, etc.
  • Personal accident cover for owner-driver
What two wheeler insurance covers for your Yamaha FZ
  • Loss or damage caused by natural calamities
  • Total loss because of fire, explosions or an act of terror
  • Total loss because of theft
  • Personal accident cover for owner driver
  • Own-damage cover
  • Third-party liability cover
What two wheeler insurance does not cover for your Yamaha FZ
  • Normal Wear and Tear and Electrical or Mechanical Breakdowns
  • Damage to Tyres (unless vehicle also damaged)
  • Driver without a Valid Driving License
  • Driving under the influence (DUI) of intoxicants such as liquor or drugs
  • When the two wheeler is used for any illegal purpose
  • Usage outside geographical limits
  • If the vehicle is used for hire or reward, carriage of goods, organized

How to Buy/Renew Bike Insurance for Yamaha FZ

Online Process:

  • Go to the official website of your chosen insurer, enter the required details and complete the payment process. Your bike insurance policy will be generated and sent to your registered email ID.

  • Secondly, you can visit the website of any Third Party Aggregator, mention the required details to access the quotes from various bike insurance plans across insurers. You can do a comparative research and choose a plan that suits your objectives.

Offline Process:

  • Visit a branch of your chosen insurance company and do a comparative analysis of its bike insurance policies before taking a conscious decision.

  • Alternatively, you can get in touch with third party aggregators and take a pick.

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Review of Yamaha FZ

This Yamaha bike has muscular streetfighter looks and a fat rear tyre to complete its butch appearance. The Yamaha FZ, with its robust features and muscular appearance, is one of the best choices for individuals looking to purchase a bike in the 150cc range. Its recently launched fuel injected variant with Blue Core technology is one of the USPs of Yamaha FZ, explaining why it is slightly higher priced than its competitors.

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