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Bajaj Pulsar 125 Vs Aprilia SR 160 Vs Honda CB Shine SP comparison

  • Bajaj Pulsar 125
Bajaj Pulsar 125 Price
Aprilia SR 160 Price
Honda CB Shine SP Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 72,122
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₹ 1.04 Lakh
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₹ 64,098
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Bajaj Pulsar 125 Vs Aprilia SR 160 Vs Honda CB Shine SP Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Pulsar 125 Vs SR 160 Vs CB Shine SP on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Pulsar 125 Vs SR 160 Vs CB Shine SP – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Honda CB Shine SP in New Delhi starts at ₹ 64,098 and goes up to ₹ 68,015 for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Bajaj Pulsar 125 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 72,122 and goes up to Rs. ₹ 80,218 for range topping model Lastly, the Aprilia SR 160 starts at ₹ 1.04 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.14 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryBajaj Pulsar 125Aprilia SR 160Honda CB Shine SP
Price₹ 72,122 ₹ 1.04 Lakh₹ 64,098
Body TypeCommuterScooterCommuter
Mileage62.00 Kmpl40.00 Kmpl65.00 Kmpl
Power11.80 bhp10.80 bhp10.16 bhp
Engine124.4 CC160.0 CC124.7 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Pulsar 125 Vs SR 160 Vs CB Shine SP – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda CB Shine SP base engine returns 65 Kmpl. The Bajaj Pulsar 125 base returns 62 Kmpl. The Aprilia SR 160 basic model, on the other hand, gives 40 Kmpl.

Pulsar 125 Vs SR 160 Vs CB Shine SP – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda CB Shine SP gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Bajaj Pulsar 125 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Aprilia SR 160 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 124.4 cc160.0 cc124.7 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 11.8 bhp @ 8500 rpm10.8 bhp @ rpm10.16 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 11 Nm @ 6500 rpmN/A10.3 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 232
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionCarburetor
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Kick And Self StartSelf / Kick StartSelf / Kick Start
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 11.5 L6.5 L10.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 62.00 Kmpl40.00 Kmpl65.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 140 kg122 kg120 kg
Length 2055 mm1985 mm2007 mm
Width 755 mm703 mm762 mm
Height 1060 mm1166 mm1085 mm
Wheelbase 1320 mmN/A1266 mm
Ground Clearance N/AN/A160 mm
Seat Height N/A775 mmN/A


No. Of Gears 5 GearsN/A5 Gears
Clutch N/ACVTWet, Multiplate

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ARigid Steel FrameDiamond
Front Suspension TelescopicHydraulic Double-telescopic ForkTelescopic
Rear Suspension Twin Gas ShockHydraulic Shock AbsorberSpring Loaded Hydraulic Type


Front Brake Type DrumDiscDrum
Rear Brake Type DrumDrumDrum
Front Disc/Drum Size 170 mm220 mm130 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 130 mm140 mm130 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches14 inches18 inches
Wheel Type TubelessAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 80/100 X 17120/70 - 14 Tubeless80/100-18 Tubeless
Rear Tyre 100/90 X 17120/70 - 14 Tubeless80/100-18 Tubeless


Battery 12V Full DC MFMaintenance Free12V 3Ah (MF)
Headlight HalogenHalogen12V 35/35W
Tail Light LEDBulbLED

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Fuel Warning Indicatortickcrosscross
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosscross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickcrosscross
Tripmeter TypeDigitalcrossDigital
Tripmeter Countcrosscrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
4-In-1 Lock With Seat Opening Switch-cross-
CBS with Equalizer-crosstick
Classic Chrome Front-cross-
Front Hook & Retractable Rear Hook-cross-
HET Engine with BS-IV -cross-
LED Headlamp with LED Position Lamps-cross-
Metal Muffler Cover-cross-
Royal Seat and Stylish Inner Cover -cross-
Single Channel ABS-tick-
Stylish Instrument Panel-cross-
5 Speed Transmission--tick
5 Step Adjustable Suspension--cross
6-Spoke Cast Wheel: Light weight, easy to maintain--cross
Automatic HeadLamp on (AHO)--tick
Chrome Carburetor Cover--cross
Chrome Finish Muffler--cross
Combi Brake System With Equalizer--cross
i3S Technology - Saves Fuel Every Time You Stop--cross
Low Maintenance Seal Chain--tick
Low Rolling Resistance Tyre--tick
Modern Graphics--cross
Outstanding Tail Light--cross
Split Alloy Wheels--tick
Stylish Graphics: Contemporary Looks--cross
Stylish Tail Lamp: Adds to the overall good looks of the bike--cross
Symmetric Head Lamp: Uniform visibility at night--cross
Tubeless Tyres--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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