Honda Unicorn vs Yamaha R15 M

Standard bike

Honda Unicorn


₹ 1.06 Lakh

Metallic Grey bike

Yamaha R15 M

Metallic Grey

₹ 1.90 Lakh

New Drum bike

Hero Super Splendor

New Drum

₹ 77,918


Specifications Overview

Variant Name Standard Metallic Grey New Drum
On Road Price ₹ 1.19 Lakh ₹ 2.14 Lakh ₹ 87,502
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol Petrol
Body Type Commuter Bikes -Commuter Bikes
Mileage(ARAI) 50 kmpl 40 kmpl 75 kmpl
User Rating 4.2 4.2 4.1
Transmission Type Manual Manual Manual
Fuel Tank Capacity 13 Litres 11 Litres 12 Litres
Engine Displacement 162.7 cc 155 cc 124.7 cc

Body & Suspension

Unicorn colours

R15 M colours

Super Splendor colours
ImagesHonda Unicorn  Front Side Profile imageHonda Unicorn  Front Side Profile imageHonda Unicorn  Front Profile image
Unicorn images
Yamaha R15 M  Front Profile imageYamaha R15 M  Front Profile imageYamaha R15 M  Headlight image
R15 M images
Hero Super Splendor  Front Side Profile imageHero Super Splendor  Front Profile imageHero Super Splendor  Front Profile image
Super Splendor images
Body Type Commuter Bikes-Commuter Bikes
Suspension - Front TelescopicUSD ForksTelescopic Forks
Suspension - Rear Hydraulic Type (Monoshock)Monocross SuspensionHydraulic Shock Absorbers
Frame Type Diamond TypeDeltaboxDouble Cradle

Engine & Transmission

Engine Type 4 Stroke &SI & BS-VI EngineLiquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valveAir cooled& 4-stroke& Single cylinder& OHC
Max Power 12.91 PS @ 7500 rpm18.4 PS @ 10000 rpm10.8 PS @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 14 Nm @ 5500 rpm14.2 Nm @ 7500 rpm10.6 Nm @ 6000rpm
Engine Capacity 162.7 cc155 cc124.7 cc
No. of Cylinders 111
No. of valves per cylinder 242
Bore x Stroke 57.3mm x 63.1mm58.0 mm × 58.7 mm52.4 x 57.8 mm
Cooling type Air CooledLiquid CoolingAir Cooled
Type ManualManualManual
Number of Gears 5 Speed6 Speed5 Speed
Fuelling PGM-FIPetrolFuel Injection
Configuration Single Cylinder-Single Cylinder
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Comfort & Convenience

Console Type Analogue-Analogue
Distance to Empty Indicator Yes-No
Engine Kill Switch yesYesNo
Handle Type --Single bar
Luggage Space --No
Odometer AnalogueDigitalAnalogue
Speedometer AnalogueDigitalAnalogue
Seat Style Long SeatStep-up Seat/Split SeatSingle Seat
Shutter Lock --No
Side Stand Indicator --Yes
Tachometer YesDigitalAnalogue
Start Type Kick & Self StartElectric StartKick & Self Start
Fuel level guage AnalogueDigitalAnalogue
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ABS - Anti-lock braking system Yes& Single ChannelDual channelNo
Brake Assist No-No
Power Modes No-No
Slipper Clutch NoYesNo
Traction Control System No-No
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Performance & Drivetrain

Mileage (Claimed) 50 kmpl40 kmpl75 kmpl
Max Speed 106 Kmph136 Kmph90 Kmph

Dimensions & Capacity

Length 2081 mm1990 mm2042 mm
Width 756 mm725 mm740 mm
Height 1103 mm1135 mm1102 mm
Unladden/Kerb Weight 140 Kg142 kg122 Kg
Wheelbase 1335 mm1325 mm1273 mm
Seat Height 798 mm815 mm799 mm
Ground Clearance 187 mm170 mm180 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 13 Litres11 Litres12 Litres
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Wheels, Tyre & Brakes

Front Disc/Drum Size 240 mm-130 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 130 mm-130 mm
Front Type Disc100/80-17 M/C 52PDrum
Rear Type Drum-Drum
Front Tyre Size 80/100-18100/80-1780/100 R18
Rear Tyre Size 100/90-18140/70 R1790/90 R18
Tyre Size Spare No-No
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
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Battery Capacity 0.048 kwh0.048 kwh0.048 kwh
Battery Type Maintenance FreeMaintenance Free (ETZ-5)Maintenance Free

Entertainment & Communication

MID (Multi Info Display) No-No


Charging Socket No-No


Pros & Cons

  • Extremely Refined Engine
  • Great mileage compared to others
  • Low maintaince
  • Sporty looks
  • Great ride and handling dynamics
  • Refined engine with decent fuel efficiency
  • Slipper clutch
  • Sporty looks
  • Traction control
  • After sale service is good
  • Good mileage
  • Parts are easily available
  • Cold start problem
  • No ABS & Rear Disc brake
  • Not liquid cooled
  • Could have been more powerful
  • Should Have been available in more colour options
  • Average build quality
  • Average looks
  • Engine is not realiable

Detailed Comparison of Unicorn and R15 M

Comfort & Convenience

Honda Unicorn has features like Distance to Empty Indicator, Tachometer and Yamaha R15 M, on the other hand, has Engine Kill Switch.


Unicorn comes with a 1 cylinder, 162 cc, 4 Stroke &SI & BS-VI Engine Petrol Engine which can generate power and torque. on the other side, Yamaha R15 M comes with a 1 cylinder, 155 cc, Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve Petrol engine which can generate power and torque.


Honda Unicorn comes with 5 Speed Manual transmission and R15 M comes with 6 Speed Manual transmission.


Honda Unicorn has a 13 Litres fuel tank with 1103 mm seat height. Yamaha R15 M has 1135 mm seat height and 11 Litres fuel tank capacity.

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Honda Unicorn and Yamaha R15 M and Hero Super Splendor Owner Reviews

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    Chandramohan Das   (Verified)
    20 May 2023
    Review for Honda Unicorn
    So good. quick pick up comfortable riding. Looking so good.
    • Likes (3)
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    khajamohinuddin   (Verified)
    2 Months ago
    Review for Honda Unicorn
    bike good but only chain problem regularly come. need to be improve mileage.
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    Nizar ahamed   (Verified)
    3 Months ago
    Review for Honda Unicorn
    I am using Honda unicorn past 10 years, long drive this bike is comfortable but in traffic areas and Short distance travel it is uncomfortable. Long drive mileage is 40 to 50 kmpl. Short distance travel mileage is 25 to 30 kmpl.
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    Ravikumar   (Verified)
    3 Months ago
    Review for Honda Unicorn
    Its really good bike, except mileage, we can expect good mileage from a 150 cc bike, but quality of the bike is excellent and low maintenance, really good bike for city commute and long trip.
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    Kumaresan   (Verified)
    3 Months ago
    Review for Honda Unicorn
    Best bike unicorn best comfort best mileage.
    • Likes (2)

Comparisons for Honda Unicorn vs Yamaha R15 M

Confused between Unicorn & R15 M? Wondering whether you should spend that hard earned money on Honda Unicorn or Yamaha R15 M? Don't Worry! We are here to help you choose between these two models. Talking about Standard variant of Honda Unicorn, it has been priced at Rs 1.19 Lakh. On the other hand, Yamaha R15 M will cost you Rs 95.10 K more than Unicorn. Metallic Grey variant of Yamaha R15 M comes with a price tag of Rs 2.14 Lakh. When comparing both the models from a technical perspective, Unicorn has more power under the hood with a 162 CC engine which can produce null when talking about maximum power. Contrastingly, R15 M comes loaded with a 155 CC engine and is able to generate max power equivalent to null. Check the detailed comparison of both the models below on the basis of safety features, comfort, power, transmission, suspension and more.

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Honda Unicorn vs Yamaha R15 M vs Hero Super Splendor FAQs

  • What is the on-road price of Honda Unicorn?

    The on-road price of Honda Unicorn is Rs. 1.19 Lakh in New Delhi

  • What is the on-road price of Yamaha R15 M?

    The on-road price of Yamaha R15 M is Rs. 2.14 Lakh in New Delhi