Yamaha Aerox 155 vs Aprilla SXR 160 – The battle of the sports scooter!

Yamaha Aerox 155 vs Aprilla SXR 160.

It’s that time when we compare the two sporty scooters, Yamaha Aerox 155 and Aprilla SXR 160 to see which is the better option to buy for that sporty feel.

Yamaha Aerox 155 vs Aprilla SXR 160 – Design

Aerox 155 vs SXR 160

Yamaha Aerox 155 front has mean looking LED headlamps with 14-inch alloy wheels finished in orange accents both front and rear. The front foot rest area is totally gone except you can keep let your feet rest at the side with center having literally no space. From the sides, it has a bulky body and creases to have that sporty styling. with rear side having LED taillamps and halogen indicators.

The Aprilla SXR 160 has a slightly black wind-screen which makes the scooter look bigger and below that is the headlamps that are complete LED divided in three elements with the front having 12-inch alloy wheels. Moving to the side, it has the sporty styling with creases and small inverse C-shape chrome element and 12-inch rear alloy wheels. At the rear, it has LED taillamps but the indicators are bulb and it also gets digital instrument cluster.

Yamaha Aerox 155 vs Aprilla SXR 160 – Dimensions

Yamaha Aerox 155Aprilla SXR 160
Length1980 mm1960mm
Height1150 mm1205mm
Ground Clearance145mm160mm
Boot Space24.5 litres21 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity5.5 Litres7 Litres
Kerb Weight126 kg129 kg

As you can see at the Dimensions table, the Aerox 155 is slightly bigger than the Aprilla SXR 160 as the length difference is 20mm as the Aerox 155 has 1980mm length and SXR 160 has 1960mm length. The width difference between the two is 103mm as the Aerox is 700mm wide, and SXR 160 has 803mm wide. Here, the SXR 160 has more height than the Aerox 155 as the SXR 160 has 1205mm height whereas the Aerox 155 has 1150mm height.

The SXR 160 has 13mm more wheelbase than the Aerox 155 1350mm wheelbase. In Fact, the SXR 160 has got ground clearance of 160mm which is 15mm more than the Aerox’s 145mm. The Aerox 155 is slightly more practical has it got boot space of 24.5 litres which is 3.5-litres more than the SXR 160 boot space of 21 litres. The Aerox 155 has 1.5 litres less fuel capacity as it’s got 5.5 litres whereas the SXR has 7 litres. The Yamaha Aerox 155, somehow, still managed to have a kerb weight of 126 kg which is 3 kg less than the SXR 160 129 kg kerb weight.

Yamaha Aerox 155 vs Aprilla SXR 160 – Engine Specifications

Yamaha Aerox 155Aprilla SXR 160
Power14.592 bhp10.603 bhp
Torque13.9 Nm11.6 Nm
Transmission TypeCVTCVT
Fuel Efficiency48.62 km/l – City Mileage
42.26 km/l – Highway Mileage
47 km/l – City Mileage
46.2 km/l – Highway Mileage
0 – 80 kmph10.91 seconds14.14 seconds
Top Speed120 kmph100 kmph

As you can see at the engine specifications table of the two scooters, you can the Yamaha Aerox 155 is more powerful than the Aprilla SXR 160 as the Aerox 155 produces 14.592 bhp and SXR produces 10.603 bhp. The torque output of the Aerox 155 is 13.9 Nm while the SXR 160 is 11.6 Nm. The Aerox 155 has 48.62 km/l fuel efficiency in City and 42.26 km/l in Highway whereas the SXR 160 has 47 km/l in City and 46.2 km/l in Highway.

The Aerox 155 can go from 0 – 80 kmph in 10.91 seconds where as the SXR 160 can do it in 14.14 seconds, a 3.23 seconds difference. The Aerox 155 has a top speed of 120 kmph while the SXR 160 is limited to 100 kmph.

Yamaha Aerox 155 vs Aprilla SXR 160 – Features

FeaturesYamaha Aerox 155Aprilla SXR 160
Instrument ClusterDigitalDigital
Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
Charging PortYesYes
Wheel Size and type14-inch, alloy wheels12-inch, Alloy wheels
Traction controlYes
BrakesDisc – Front
Drum – Rear
Disc – Front
Drum – Rear

As you can see at the features table, Aprilla SXR 160 is getting defeated by the Yamaha Aerox 155 as the SXR 160 doesn’t have Traction control, and it uses 12-inch alloy wheels where as the Yamaha Aerox 155 uses 14-inch alloy wheels.

Yamaha Aerox 155 vs Aprilla SXR 160 – Price

Yamaha Aerox 155Rs. 1.63 lakh
Aprilla SXR 160Rs. 1.67 lakh

The price difference between the two scooters is just Rs. 4,000 and both only has one variant on offer. The Yamaha Aerox 155 standard variant is priced at Rs. 1.63 lakh and Aprilla SXR 160 standard variant is priced at Rs. 1.67 lakh.

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