The Yamaha R15 V2 is an entry-level sports bike that was discontinued by the brand in 2018. It comes with a single-cylinder, four-stroke, SOHC, 149cc engine. Its engine is liquid-cooled and it makes use of an electronic fuel injection system. Below you find the Yamaha R15 V2 engine oil capacity and its engine oil grade.
What is the Engine Oil Capacity of the Yamaha R15 V2?
The Yamaha R15 V2 has a total engine oil capacity of 1.15 litres. The required engine oil quantity by the R15 V2 without oil filter element replacement is 0.95 litres, while with oil filter element replacement is 1.00 litres.
|Total Capacity||1.15 litres|
|With Oil Filter Element Replacement||1.00 litre|
|Without Oil Filter Element Replacement||0.95 litre|
What is the Engine Oil Grade of the Yamaha R15 V2?
Yamaha R15 V2 engine oil grade is SAE 20W40. The brand officially recommends the YAMALUBE (Grade-SG) engine oil for this sports bike. This same engine oil grade is also offered by brands like Castrol, Shell, Gulf, Mobil, GS Caltex, Wurth, and HP Lubricants. The price of this engine oil grade for 1 litre ranges between Rs 271 to Rs 375 in India.
|Engine Oil Grade||SAE 20W40|
|Recommended Engine Oil||YAMALUBE (Grade-SG)|
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How to Check the Engine Oil Level of the Yamaha R15 V2?
You can check the engine oil level of the R15 V2 by following these steps. By following these steps you can find out whether your bike’s engine oil quantity is adequate or not.
- Stand the bike on a level surface and place the vehicle on a centre stand.
- Start the engine to warm it up for 3-5 minutes and then turn it off.
- Wait for a few minutes until the oil has settled.
- Unscrew the dipstick counter-clockwise by hand and wipe it.
- Place the dipstick in the dipstick hole without screwing it back.
- Then carefully pull out the dipstick again to check the engine oil level.
- The engine oil level should be between the minimum and maximum mark.
- If the oil is below the minimum mark then you need to top off some oil.
Quick Overview of the Yamaha R15 V2
The Yamaha R15 V2 is powered by a single-cylinder, 149cc engine that makes 17 hp of peak power at 8,500 rpm. Its liquid-cooled and fuel-injected powertrain meet the BS4 emission compliance. It comes mated to a 6-speed return-type transmission. The R15 V2 has a top speed of 130 kmph and its fuel economy ranges between 35-40 kmpl. Its rev-friendly engine and tall gearbox ratio allow it to provide an amazing top-end performance.
It is fitted with a telescopic suspension at the front end and a link-type monocross suspension at the rear end. The Yamaha R15 V2 gets a 267 mm hydraulic disc brake on the front wheel and a 220 mm hydraulic disc brake on the rear wheel. Unlike the newer R15 models, it is not equipped with an anti-lock braking system. This sports bike has a kerb weight of 136 kg and it offers a fuel tank capacity of 12 litres.