Yamaha Fazer 25 vs. Yamaha FZ25 – Pictorial & Spec comparison

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Praveen M, Engineer-turned-motorcycle journalist. I'm a sucker for cruising down the highways, and twisties in the hills.

Yamaha reinvigorated the quarter litre segment with the launch of the Yamaha FZ25 in January. And this month, the brand launched the touring iteration of the bike, the Yamaha Fazer 25.

Yamaha Fazer 25 vs Yamaha FZ25 spec comparo right side
The fairing in the Fazer 25 helps in improving the bike’s aerodynamics.

The bikes share the same parts, apart from the radically designed fairing. So, what exactly is the difference between the two? Let’s find out!

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The only observable changes are that the Yamaha Fazer 25 gets an aerodynamic fairing, which reduces rider fatigue by preventing wind blasts at high speeds. The bike gets a twin horn setup as opposed to a single horn in the FZ25.

Both the bikes share the 249cc single cylinder SOHC 2-valve engine with fuel injection. It generates 20.9 PS of power at 8,000 rpm and 20 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm in the two bikes. The engine works in tandem with a 5-speed transmission.

SpecificationsYamaha Fazer 25Yamaha FZ25
Engine249cc SOHC 2-valve with fuel injection249cc SOHC 2-valve with fuel injection
Maximum Power20.9 PS at 8,000 rpm20.9 PS at 8,000 rpm
Peak Torque20 Nm at 6,000 rpm20 Nm at 6,000 rpm
Transmission5-speed5-speed
Front SuspensionTelescopic forkTelescopic fork
Rear SuspensionMonocrossMonocross
Front Brake282 mm282 mm
Rear Brake220 mm220 mm
Tyre Size Front100/ 80-17M / C (52P) Tubeless100/ 80-17M / C (52P) Tubeless
Tyre Size Rear140 / 70-17M / C (66S) Tubeless140 / 70-17M / C (66S) Tubeless
Overall Length x Width x Height2,015 mm x 770 mm x 1,115 mm2,015 mm x 770 mm x 1,075 mm
Kerb Weight154 kg148 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity14 Litres14 litres
Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)INR 1,29,335INR 1,19,335

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The Fazer 25 gets twin LED pilot lamps whereas the Yamaha FZ25 gets a single pilot lamp, on top of the headlight. For suspension, they employ telescopic fork at the front Monocross at the rear. The two motorcycles use the same 282 mm front and 220 mm rear disc for braking. There is no ABS in either of the bikes.

Yamaha Fazer 25 vs Yamaha FZ25 spec comparo front left quarter
The fairing adds 6 kg to the bike. The Fazer 25 also gets LED pilot lamps.

For the extra INR 10,000, you get a fairing, twin LED pilot lamps, twin horn in the Fazer 25. When it comes to weight difference, the FZ25 has a kerb weight of 148kg. The Fazer 25 is 6 kg heavier than FZ25, thanks to the fairing.

Yamaha Fazer 25 vs Yamaha FZ25 – Pictorial and Spec Comparison

Yamaha Fazer 25 vs. Yamaha FZ25

Summary

For the extra INR 10,000, you get a fairing, twin LED pilot lamps, twin horn and body decals in the Fazer 25.

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