Difference between Motul 5100T 15w50 vs YamaLube 15w50 Semi Synthetic engine oil

Motul 5100T 15w50 and YamaLube Semi synthetic 15w50 are two engine oil having same manufacturer and specification. Motul 5100T is sold as after market engine oil via after market engine oil stockists, where as YamaLube is sold via Yamaha service centers.

Motul 5100T is Rs. 450/- 545/- per liter compare to YamaLube Semi Synth 15w50 retailing at Rs. 415/- per liter.

Motul 5100T is quite famous between Bajaj Pulsar 220 / 200 / 180 or Apache RTR 160/180 or Hero Honda ZMA / ZMR users.

Due to availability problems and price issue, many users wants to use YamaLube instead of Motul hence many are searching for the answer for the question, is there any difference between Motul 5100T and YamaLube 15w50. Can YamaLube 15w50 be used in Bajaj Pulsar 220 / 200 / 180 DTSi or in Apache RTR 160/180 or in Karizma ZMR ?

Difference between Motul 5100T 15w50 vs YamaLube 15w50 Semi Synthetic engine oil ?


  • Feels lighter than Motul 5100T
  • Greenish in color
  • Yamaha engines R15 / FZ / Fazer feels light and acceleration feels better compare to 5100T
  • However if in longer tour Motul 5100T feels to be active and smoother than YamaLube even in really really long stretches.
  • Can be used in 100cc or 125cc bikes also.

Motul 5100T

  • Denser than YamaLube
  • Reddish in color
  • Bajaj Pulsar DTS-i and Apache RTR engines are the best place for this engine oil. Where as HH ZMA and ZMR too performs well it with.
  • Yamaha bikes seems losing acceleration with it unless its quite warm.
  • Best used when used in longer drives.

You may also check out the comparison and Difference between Motul 5100 vs Motul 7100.

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