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Bajaj Pulsar 125 Vs Honda CB Shine Vs KTM RC 125 comparison

  • Bajaj Pulsar 125
Bajaj Pulsar 125 Price
Honda CB Shine Price
KTM RC 125 Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 72,122
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₹ 68,812
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₹ 1.59 Lakh
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Bajaj Pulsar 125 Vs Honda CB Shine Vs KTM RC 125 Comparison: Which bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Pulsar 125 Vs CB Shine Vs RC 125 on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Pulsar 125 Vs CB Shine Vs RC 125 – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Honda CB Shine starts at ₹ 68,812 and goes up to ₹ 73,512 for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, the price of the base version of the KTM RC 125 starts at ₹ 1.59 Lakh Lastly, the Bajaj Pulsar 125 starts at ₹ 72,122 and goes up to ₹ 80,218 for the fully-loaded model.

Key FeaturesBajaj Pulsar 125Honda CB ShineKTM RC 125
Price₹ 72,122 ₹ 68,812 ₹ 1.59 Lakh
Mileage62.00 Kmpl65.00 Kmpl41.30 Kmpl
Engine124.4 CC124.7 CC124.7 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Pulsar 125 Vs CB Shine Vs RC 125 – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Honda CB Shine base engine returns 65 Kmpl. The KTM RC 125 base returns 41 Kmpl. The Bajaj Pulsar 125 basic model, on the other hand, gives 62 Kmpl.

Pulsar 125 Vs CB Shine Vs RC 125 – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Honda CB Shine gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the KTM RC 125 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Bajaj Pulsar 125 is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 124.4 cc124.7 cc124.7 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 11.8 bhp @ 8500 rpm10.5 bhp @ 7500 rpm14.3 bhp @ 9250 rpm
Max Torque 11 Nm @ 6500 rpm11 Nm @ 6000 rpm12 Nm @ 8000 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 222
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Kick And Self StartSelf / Kick StartElectric Starter
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIN/A
Bore N/A52.4 mm 58 mm
Compression N/A9:2:1N/A
Stroke N/A57.8 mm47.2 mm
CO2 Emissions N/AN/A55.2 g/km
Emission N/AN/ABS VI

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 11.5 L10.5 L10.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A1.3 LN/A
Mileage 62.00 Kmpl65.00 Kmpl41.30 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 140 kg114 kg135 kg
Length 2055 mm2046 mm1978 mm
Width 755 mm737 mm688 mm
Height 1060 mm1116 mm834 mm
Wheelbase 1320 mm1285 mm1340 mm
Ground Clearance N/A162 mm178 mm
Seat Height N/A791 mm820 mm


No. Of Gears 5 Gears4 Gears6 Gears
Clutch N/AWet, MultiplateWet Multi-disc Clutch, Mechanically Actuated

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type N/ADiamondN/A
Front Suspension TelescopicTelescopicWP Upside-down Ø 43 Mm
Rear Suspension Twin Gas ShockHydraulic TypeWP Monoshock


Front Brake Type DrumDrumFour-piston Radial Fixed Calliper, Brake Disc
Rear Brake Type DrumDrumSingle-piston Floating Calliper, Brake Disc
Front Disc/Drum Size 170 mm130 mm300 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 130 mm130 mm230 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches18 inchesN/A
Wheel Type TubelessAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 80/100 X 1780/100-18 TubelessN/A
Rear Tyre 100/90 X 1780/100-18 TubelessN/A


Battery 12V Full DC MF12V 5.0AhN/A
Headlight HalogenHalogen BulbN/A
Tail Light LEDBulbN/A

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorcrosscrosstick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickcrosstick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Low Battery Indicatortickcrosscross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailticktickcross
Engine Kill Switchtickcrosstick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalcrossDigital
Tripmeter Countcrosscrosstick
Pass Lighttickticktick
5 Step Adjustable Suspension-tickcross
Chrome Carburetor Cover-tickcross
Chrome Finish Muffler-tickcross
Combi Brake System With Equalizer-tickcross
Modern Graphics-tickcross
Outstanding Tail Light-tickcross
Tubeless Tyres-tickcross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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