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Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda Shine

Should you buy Bajaj Pulsar 125 or Honda Shine Find out which bike is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their price, mileage, features, colours and other specs. Bajaj Pulsar 125 price in Delhi is Rs 81414 (ex-showroom price) whereas the Honda Shine price in Delhi is Rs 79800 (ex-showroom). The engine in the Pulsar 125 makes 12 PS and 11 Nm . On the other hand, the power and torque of Shine stand at 10.74 PS and 11 Nm respectively. Bajaj offers the Pulsar 125 in 5 colours whereas the Honda Shine comes in 5 colours. Out of 198 user reviews, Shine scores 4.1 whereas the Bajaj Pulsar 125 tallies 4.3 out of 5 based on 345 user reviews..TheBajaj Pulsar 125 Mileage is around 51.46 kmpl, while the Honda Shine Mileage is around 55 kmpl.

Pulsar 125 vs Shine

Key HighlightsPulsar 125Shine
Mileage (City)51.46 kmpl55 kmpl
Max Power12 PS @ 8500 rpm10.74 PS @ 7500 rpm
Body TypeCommuter BikesCommuter Bikes
Engine Type4-Stroke, 2-Valve, Twin Spark BSVI Compliant DTS-i Engine4 Stroke, SI, BS-VI Engine
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Bajaj Pulsar 125 vs Honda Shine Comparison

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        Bajaj Pulsar 125
        Bajaj Pulsar 125
        Rs81,414*
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            Honda Shine
            Honda Shine
            Rs79,800*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price
          Rs.94,205 onwards
          Rs.95,070 onwards
          Mileage (City)
          51.46 kmpl
          55 kmpl
          Max Power
          12 PS @ 8500 rpm
          10.74 PS @ 7500 rpm
          User Rating
          4.3
          Based on 345 Reviews
          4.1
          Based on 198 Reviews
          Body Type
          Commuter Bikes
          EMI Starts₹ 2,737
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          Rate of interest @9.7%* for 3 years
          ₹ 2,733
          Get EMI offers
          Rate of interest @9.7%* for 3 years
          Insurance
          Colours Black SilverBlack Solar Red Pewter GreyBlackDecent Blue MetallicRebel Red MetallicMatte Axis GreyGenny Grey Metallic
          Brochure
          Download Brochure
          Download Brochure
          Engine and Transmission
          Engine Type

          Refers to the design and configuration of the engine. Most petrol bikes typically use either a single-cylinder, twin-cylinder, or occasionally a multi-cylinder (like a four-cylinder) engine.

          4-Stroke, 2-Valve, Twin Spark BSVI Compliant DTS-i Engine
          4 Stroke, SI, BS-VI Engine
          Displacement
          124.4 cc
          123.94 cc
          No. of Cylinders

          Indicates the total count of combustion cylinders in the engine. Common configurations include single-cylinder, twin-cylinder, and four-cylinder setups.

          1
          1
          Cooling System

          Describes the method used to dissipate heat from the engine. Petrol bikes often use air-cooling or liquid-cooling systems to maintain optimal operating temperatures.

          Air Cooled
          Air Cooled
          Valve Per Cylinder

          Refers to the number of intake and exhaust valves present in each cylinder. Most modern petrol bike engines have two or four valves per cylinder.

          2
          2
          Fuel Supply
          Carburetor
          Fuel Injection
          Clutch

          Enables the rider to disconnect the engine from the transmission temporarily, allowing for gear changes and neutral operation.

          -
          Multiplate Wet Clutch
          Ignition
          Dual digital ignition
          -
          Gear Box

          Indicates the arrangement of gears that transmit power from the engine to the wheels, allowing the rider to adjust speed and torque.

          5 Speed
          5 Speed
          Bore

          These measurements describe the diameter (bore) and length (stroke) of the cylinder in the engine. They directly affect an engine's performance characteristics.

          56 mm
          50 mm
          Stroke

          These measurements describe the diameter (bore) and length (stroke) of the cylinder in the engine. They directly affect an engine's performance characteristics.

          50.5 mm
          63.1 mm
          Compression Ratio

          Reflects the ratio of the maximum volume in the cylinder (when the piston is at the bottom) to the minimum volume (when the piston is at the top) during the engine cycle. Higher compression ratios generally lead to more efficient combustion.

          -
          10±0.2
          Emission Type

          Specifies the level of emissions produced by the bike, conforming to regulatory standards. Petrol bikes typically adhere to norms like Euro or BS (Bharat Stage) emissions standards.

          bs6-2.0
          bs6-2.0
          Max Torque

          Represents the highest rotational force output by the engine, usually measured in Newton-meters (Nm) or pound-feet (lb-ft). It indicates the engine's pulling power.

          11 Nm @ 6500 rpm
          11 Nm @ 6000 rpm
          Starting

          Describes how the engine is initiated. Most petrol bikes use electric starters, kick starters, or both, to commence engine operation.

          Kick and Self Start
          Kick and Self Start
          Features
          Instrument Console

          This refers to the display panel on a petrol bike that shows essential information like speed, RPM, fuel level, and other indicators such as engine temperature and gear position.

          Analogue and Digital
          Analogue
          USB Charging PortNoNo
          Speedometer

          Displays the current speed of the bike in kilometers per hour (km/h) or miles per hour (mph), providing crucial information for safe riding.

          Digital
          Analogue
          Techometer
          Analogue
          -
          Tripmeter

          Tracks the distance traveled during a specific journey or trip, enabling riders to monitor their mileage for individual rides.

          Digital
          -
          Odometer

          Shows the total distance covered by the bike since its inception, providing a comprehensive record of its usage

          Digital
          Analogue
          Additional Features Of Variant

          This refers to unique features or upgrades specific to a particular model or variant of the petrol bike, which may include enhanced performance components, aesthetic improvements, or technology integrations.

          -
          Honda Eco Technology, Enhanced Smart Power, Silent start with ACG, Side Stand Engine Cut-Off
          Seat Type
          Single
          Single
          Handle Type
          -
          Single Piece
          Body Graphics

          Refers to the decorative decals or paint schemes on the bike's bodywork, enhancing its visual appeal.

          -
          Yes
          ClockYes
          -
          Passenger Footrest

          Provides a designated area for the pillion passenger to rest their feet comfortably during rides.

          YesYes
          Features and Safety
          Braking Type
          Combi Brake System
          Combi Brake System
          Fuel Gauge
          Digital
          -
          Additional Features

          This refers to unique features or upgrades specific to a particular model or variant of the petrol bike, which may include enhanced performance components, aesthetic improvements, or technology integrations.

          -
          Honda Eco Technology, Enhanced Smart Power, Silent start with ACG, Side Stand Engine Cut-Off

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          Performance
          City Mileage
          51.46 kmpl
          -
          Highway Mileage
          57 kmpl
          -
          Overall Mileage
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          55 kmpl
          Roll-ons (30-70 kmph)
          8.10 sec Sec
          -
          Roll-ons (40-80 kmph)
          11.33 sec Sec
          -
          Acceleration (0-80 Kmph)
          13.58 Sec
          -
          Quarter Mile
          21.78 sec @ 92.08 kmph Sec
          -
          Braking (60-0 Kmph)
          18.81 m, 2.57 sec Sec
          -
          Braking (80-0 Kmph)
          34.51 m, 3.57 sec Sec
          -
          Top Speed
          99 kmph
          -
          Dimensions and Capacity
          Fuel Capacity
          11.5 L
          10.5 L
          Width

          These dimensions describe the physical size of the bike. Width represents the distance across the widest part of the bike, length is the distance from front to back, and height is the vertical measurement from the ground to the highest point of the bike.

          755 mm
          737 mm
          Length
          2055 mm
          2046 mm
          Height
          1060 mm
          1116 mm
          Saddle Height

          Indicates the distance from the ground to the top surface of the bike's seat, influencing rider comfort and accessibility, especially for shorter or taller individuals.

          -
          791 mm
          Ground Clearance
          165 mm
          162 mm
          Wheelbase
          1320 mm
          1285 mm
          Kerb Weight
          140 kg
          114 kg
          Electricals
          Headlight
          Halogen
          Halogen
          Tail Light
          LED
          Bulb
          Turn Signal Lamp
          Bulb
          Bulb
          LED Tail LightsYes
          -
          Low Fuel IndicatorYesYes
          Pilot LampsYes
          -
          Tyres and Brakes
          Front Brake Diameter

          Refers to the diameter of the disc or drum used for the front brake system on a petrol bike, influencing braking performance and heat dissipation.

          240 mm
          130 mm
          Rear Brake Diameter

          Indicates the diameter of the disc or drum used for the rear brake system, contributing to the bike's overall braking effectiveness and control.

          130 mm
          130 mm
          Underpinnings
          Frame
          Single down tube chassis frame
          Diamond

          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Bajaj Pulsar 125

            • It retains the original Pulsar design language
            • The 125cc motor offers exciting performance in the city as well as good mileage
            • The neon or carbon-fibre stickered editions make it stand apart

            Honda Shine

            • Graphics on the body look good and make the bike look very stylish
            • Well balanced suspension setup that handles most bumps and potholes with ease
            • The engine offers good refinement and provides good mileage as well

            Bajaj Pulsar 125

            • Less value for money as the NS125 is the better pick, priced at around Rs 10,000 more
            • Not so feature-rich when compared to the competition

            Honda Shine

            • The bike doesn't get many features when compared to its competition
            • Design has remained more or less the same over the years
            • Slimmer rear tyre compared to its competitors

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          *Ex-showroom price in Delhi

          User Reviews of Comparison

          • Pulsar 125
          • Shine
          • G
            gagan on May 22, 2024
            3.8
            Bajaj Pulsar 125

            Very Comfortable Bike ever

            Bajaj Pulsar 125 is a very nice bike; it is comfortable for long drives as well as daily use. I take it to college every day and it is very economical as it gives very good..... Read More

          • I
            ismail on May 20, 2024
            3.5
            Bajaj Pulsar 125

            Pulsar 125 was like a dream

            Finally owning the Bajaj Pulsar 125 was like a dream come true for a beginner like me. It's like a symbol of my entry into the world of biking. This sleek beauty is not just a..... Read More

          • A
            asif on May 13, 2024
            3.7
            Bajaj Pulsar 125

            Pulsar 125 for a spin around town

            We took the Pulsar 125 for a spin around town, and it's a decent ride. The fuel tank size is alright, providing enough juice for our day out. Its build feels sturdy, and the..... Read More

          • H
            harsh on May 08, 2024
            3.8
            Bajaj Pulsar 125

            Terrific choice ever

            Let me share my experience regarding the Bajaj Pulsar 125 with you all. First of all, this bike is a terrific choice for riders on a tight budget like myself because of its..... Read More

          • D
            devendra on May 07, 2024
            4.3
            Bajaj Pulsar 125

            Great Choice

            Good bike in average price and comfortable vehicle the bike is too good and the mileage is not good but all the things are good safety is too good in pulsar and in the bike it has..... Read More

          • Bajaj Pulsar 125 Reviews
          • J
            jigar on May 23, 2024
            3.8
            Honda Shine

            Honda Shine is a very handsome looking

            Honda Shine is a very handsome-looking bike. I have ridden this bike a long way. It offers great mileage and punchy engine performance. This bike does not slip due to its heavy..... Read More

          • N
            nikhil on May 21, 2024
            3.5
            Honda Shine

            Performance and elegant design

            Chandigarh's serene avenues are a canvas waiting to be explored, and my Honda Shine is my brush. Whether I'm cruising along Sukhna Lake or admiring the architectural marvels of..... Read More

          • L
            lokendra on May 14, 2024
            3.7
            Honda Shine

            Honda Shine is my reliable companion

            My Honda Shine is my reliable companion for daily commutes and occasional outings with friends. Its classic design and robust performance make it a popular choice among students..... Read More

          • T
            tilok on May 09, 2024
            3.7
            Honda Shine

            Smooth engine and comfortable riding position

            My Honda Shine, which I purchased from the Koramangala store, is my trustworthy everyday driver. I chose this bike for my son mostly because of its smooth engine and comfortable..... Read More

          • Y
            yash on May 08, 2024
            4.3
            Honda Shine

            shine bike

            Not a bad choice though. Good buying experience, the bike is good for daily purposes, has good mileage, and overall it is a good package for a middle-class person. It gives a..... Read More

          • Honda Shine Reviews

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          FAQs on Bajaj Pulsar 125 and Honda Shine

          Which bike is better Bajaj Pulsar 125 or Honda Shine?

          As per our average user rating, Bajaj Pulsar 125 has a score of 4.3/5 while Honda Shine has rate of 4.1 /5.

          Which bike among Bajaj Pulsar 125 and Honda Shine is cheaper?

          Bajaj Pulsar 125 price starts at Rs 81414 & Honda Shine price starts at Rs 79800 in Delhi . Bajaj Pulsar 125 is cheaper between these.
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