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New Honda Shine 100 vs Shine 125: Top 5 Differences

The Honda Shine 100 has recently debuted as the marque’s most affordable commuter in the Indian market. Using the Shine cognomen, the Japanese bikemaker has played its cards wisely, but it has a few differences from its elder sibling, the Shine 125.

Here are all the details: –


The biggest difference is in the engine capacity and specifications. While the Shine 100 has a 99.7cc motor, the Shine 125 is propelled by a 124cc mill. Here’s a look at their specifications: –

Shine 100Shine 125
Engine99.7cc123.94cc, fuel-injected
Cooling SystemAir CooledAir Cooled
Max Power7.61PS10.74PS
Peak Torque8.05Nm11Nm
Honda Shine 100 vs Shine 125: Dimensions

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Honda Shine 125
  • While the full dimensions of the Shine 100 are yet to be revealed, its wheelbase is 40mm shorter than its elder sibling.
  • At 786mm, its seat height is also 5mm lower than the 125cc model.
  • Shine 100 has 168 mm ground clearance, which is slightly higher than Shine 125’s 162 mm.

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Suspensions and Braking System

  • Both the Shine 100 and Shine 125 sit on a diamond frame and gets front forks and twin rear shocks. However, the Shine 125 gets five steps of preload adjustability for the rear unit, which is missing in the Shine 100.
  • For anchoring, the Shine 100 gets drum brakes at both ends, whereas you can have the Shine 125 with an optional front disc unit.


Honda Shine 125 features
CommonAdditional Features in Honda Shine 125
– Halogen lighting system
– Analogue instrument console
– Combi Braking System (CBS)
– Side stand engine cut-off function
– Alloy wheels
– Silent starter with ACG
– Integrated starter/engine kill switch
– Optional front disc brake
Honda Shine 100 vs Shine 125: Features Comparison


Honda Shine 100Honda Shine 125
Rs 64,900Drum brake variant: Rs 79,340
Disc brake variant: Rs 83,340
Honda Shine 100 vs Shine 125: Price Comparison

All prices ex-showroom Mumbai.