The Yamaha FZ25 has just been launched at a starting price of INR 1.2 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The brand’s flagship made-in-India motorcycle aims to address the utter deficiency of affordable sports tourer. While it has its own unique appeal, the, Mahindra Mojo, Honda CBR250R and Bajaj Dominar are considered as the primary rivals. Here is how it compares with them in terms of technical specifications.
Engine and gearbox
The engine displacement of all these products vary widely. The Honda CBR250R and Yamaha FZ25 employs a 250 cc motor while and the Mojo has a 295 cc motor while the Dominar has a 373 cc motor.
All the motors are single-cylinder liquid-cooled units (except for FZ25) which feature electronic fuel injection system and 6-speed transmissions (FZ25 gets 5 speed). With an output of 35 pS, the bigger engined Dominar is the most powerful motorcycle among the list. When it comes to torque, Dominar once again tops the chart with an impressive 35 Nm, followed by Mojo (30 Nm), CBR250R (22.9 Nm) and FZ25 (20 Nm).
Dimensions and Weight
The Mojo is 2,100 mm long, 800 mm wide, 1165.5 mm tall and has a wheelbase of 1,465 mm. It has a dry weight of 165 kg. The CBR250R is 2032 mm in length, 720 mm in width, 1,127 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 1,367 mm. The motorcycle tips the scales at 163 kg (kerb weight).
Yamaha FZ 25 is 2015 mm long, 770 mm wide, 1075 mm tall. It has a ground clearance of 160 mm while kerb weight stands at 148 kgs. Dominar 400 on the other hand, is the heaviest of all 4. It has a kerb weight of 182 kgs. Dimensions stand at 2156 x 813 x 1112 (L x W x H) mm.
Frame and Suspension
Mahindra Mojo uses a twin tube exposed frame with co-axially mounted engine. The CBR250R too uses twin tube chassis while the Duke boasts of a trellis frame. The Mahindra Mojo opts for inverted telescopic forks upfront whereas the Honda goes with regular telescopic fork. Dominar and Yamaha FZ25 come with standard forks in the front. Rear monoshock is standard across the range.
Tyres and Brakes
The Mojo offers Pirelli Diablo Rosso II units with specs 110/70-R17 (front) and 150/50-R17 66W (rear). The CBR205R employs 110/70-17 upfront and 140/70-17 at the rear. Dominar gets Revz FC1 110/70-17 in the front and 150/60-17 at the rear. FZ25 gets 100/80-17 in the front and 140/70-17 at the rear.
All bikes come equipped with front and rear disc brakes but only the CBR250R and Dominar offers the option of ABS. The FZ25 would be receiving this feature in the future and so should the Mojo (considering that ABS is set to become mandatory in India soon).
The FZ25 is the most affordable motorcycle of the lot at INR 1.20 lakhs, but it is also the least powerful of the lot. The Mahindra Mojo and Honda CBR250R have a similar price tag. The ABS equipped Honda is priced INR 1.9 lakhs. Bajaj Dominar seems to be the most value for money option of the lot with non ABS variant prided at INR 1.36 lakh while ABS variant is INR 1.5 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom Delhi and are subject to change.
Below is the detailed tech specs comparo –