The MT 15 is one of the best sports commuter bikes in the Philippines.
The rising demand for small and medium-range displacement motorbikes in the country has made Yamaha launch the MT 15 in 2019.
Yamaha MT 15 has since become a favorite for many Filipino commuters.
Yamaha MT 15 Overview
Master of Torque (MT) 15 is a 155cc motorbike with a stylish naked design and high-quality performance. It comes with a liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-valve engine.
The engine produces power up to 14.2 hp and torque up to 14.7 Nm.
The MT 15 has dimensions of 1.96 m x 0.8 m x 1.06 m. In addition, its seat height is 0.81 m tall and the tank capacity is 10 L.
Variants and Colors
In the Philippines, the MT 15 is available in one variant and three colors. They are Matte Blue, Ice Fluo, and Tech Black.
According to the official images launched by Yamaha, the Matte Blue MT15 has a dark blue and black body, lime green wheels, and golden front suspensions.
Meanwhile, the Ice Fluo MT 15 has a white, gray, and black body, orange wheels, and golden front suspensions.
Moreover, the Tech Black MT 15 has a black and gray body, golden front suspensions, and black wheels.
In other countries, such as Thailand and India, Yamaha recently launched the 2022 MT 15 in different colors.
This motorbike is available in Cyan Storm and Tech Black. It has a more attractive graphic and a prominent logo.
Yamaha MT 15 Design
The design of the MT 15 is almost similar to the Yamaha MT series. It looks bulky and aggressive. As a result, riders will get a big bike feel when riding this motorbike.
The front fascia of the MT 15 looks extraordinary. It features two BI LED lights and a headlamp arranged in such a way that it looks like a dark face.
Moreover, its chassis is slim and lightweight. As a result, this two-wheeler is easy to use and has an outstanding agility
Riders can modify this motorbike with official MT 25 accessories, such as brake clutch levers, handlebars, and windshield, to match their MT 15s with their personality.
A modified MT 15 can be more attractive than the standard version.
Yamaha MT 15 Braking & Safety
Yamaha MT 15 comes with an assist and slipper clutch. This feature prevents clutch slippage during a high-rev clutch condition.
Moreover, the assist and slipper clutch also prevent the rear wheel from locking suddenly during aggressive downshifts.
Yamaha also equips the MT 15 with hydraulic single-disc brakes, each at the front and the rear. However, this manufacturer doesn’t equip it with ABS.
Yamaha MT 15 Ride & Handling
The MT 15 caters an agile handling thanks to the overall design and features of this motorbike.
When riding the MT 15, riders will experience a fine balance between comfortable commuting and sporty riding.
Aside from providing an excellent riding experience, the MT 15 also provides fast performance. Its top speed is approximately 130 km/h. In addition, its fuel consumption is 40 km/L.
Yamaha MT 15 Features
- LCD Meter Panel
- Inverted Front Fork
- A&S Clutch For Lighter
- 140mm Rear Type
- Twin Eyed Position & LED Headlight
- Torque Friendly Acceleration
- Bluetooth Connectivity
- Digital Display
Yamaha MT 15 Specifications
Engine and Transmission
Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valve
|Max Torque||14.1 Nm @ 7500 rpm|
|No. of Cylinders||1|
|Cooling System||Liquid Cooled|
|Valve Per Cylinder||4|
|Starting||Self Start Only|
|Fuel Supply||Fuel Injection|
|Clutch||Wet, Multiple Disc|
|Gear Box||6 Speed|
|Compression Ratio||11.6 : 1|
Features and Safety
Y-Connect, VVA, Gear Position Indicator, Fuel consumption indicator, Shift timing light, VVA indicator, Sidestand engine cut-off switch, Position Light – LED
|Engine Kill Switch||Yes|
|Chassis and Suspension||Body Type||Sports Bikes|
Dimensions and Capacity
|Fuel Capacity||10 L|
|Saddle Height||810 mm|
|Ground Clearance||170 mm|
|Kerb Weight||139 kg|
|Turn Signal Lamp||LED|
|LED Tail Lights||Yes|
Tires and Brake
|Front Brake Diameter||282 mm|
|Rear Brake Diameter||220 mm|
Battery and Motor
|Peak Power||18.4 PS @ 10000 rpm|
|Drive Type||Chain Drive|
|Battery Type||12 V/4.0 Ah|
Telescopic upside down Front Fork, 37 mm
Linked-type Monocross suspension
Front :-100/80-17 Rear :-140/70R-17
Front :-431.8 mm Rear :-431.8 mm inch
Yamaha MT 15 Price Philippines
The price of Yamaha MT 15 in the Philippines ranges between ₱159,200 and ₱172,200 depending on the locations and dealerships.
Riders can get motorbike finance to purchase the MT 15. The amounts of the down payment and monthly payment are different from one finance company to the other.
Some finance companies offer customized motorbike loans for riders.
Others require riders to pay a minimum down payment of ₱34,500 and a monthly installment of ₱3,000.
Yamaha MT 15 Pros and Cons
The MT 15 has pros and cons as follows.
|Agile handling||No ABS|
|Attractive sporty design|
Below is further info about the MT 15.
How Much is Yamaha MT-15 in the Philippines?
The MT 15 costs between ₱159,200 and ₱172,200. It is much more affordable than the MT 125. Yamaha MT 125 price Philippines is around ₱264,000.
Is Yamaha MT-15 A Big Bike?
No, it is not. It is a naked-style sports commuter bike.
Is Yamaha MT-15 Worth Buying?
Yes, it is.
Is MT-15 Good for Beginners?
Yes, it is.
Yamaha MT15 is an excellent sports commuter bike.
This 155cc bike is perfect for novice and advanced riders who want to enjoy a relaxed sporty commuter.
Moreover, this bike has great top speed and torque. Unfortunately, the MT 15 does not come with ABS.