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KTM 125 Duke Vs KTM 250 Duke Vs Honda CB Shine SP comparison


KTM 125 Duke Vs KTM 250 Duke Vs Honda CB Shine SP Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the 125 Duke Vs 250 Duke 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.

125 Duke Vs 250 Duke 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, KTM 250 Duke price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 2.17 Lakh Lastly, the KTM 125 Duke starts at ₹ 1.52 Lakh.

SummaryKTM 125 DukeKTM 250 DukeHonda CB Shine SP
Price₹ 1.52 Lakh₹ 2.17 Lakh₹ 64,098
Body TypeSportsSportsCommuter
Mileage34.50 Kmpl30.00 Kmpl65.00 Kmpl
Power14.30 bhp29.60 bhp10.16 bhp
Engine124.7 CC248.8 CC124.7 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

125 Duke Vs 250 Duke 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 KTM 250 Duke base returns 30 Kmpl. The KTM 125 Duke basic model, on the other hand, gives 35 Kmpl.

125 Duke Vs 250 Duke 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 KTM 250 Duke comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the KTM 125 Duke is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 124.7 cc248.8 cc124.7 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 14.3 bhp @ 9250 rpm29.6 bhp @ 9000 rpm10.16 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 12 Nm @ 8000 rpm24 Nm @ 7500 rpm10.3 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 442
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionFuel Injection SystemCarburetor
Cooling System Liquid CooledLiquid CooledAir Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf / Kick Start
Bore 58 mm72 mmN/A
Emission BS VIN/AN/A
Stroke 47.2 mm61.1 mmN/A
Throttle Body TB 33TB 38N/A
Emission Standard N/ABS VIN/A

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 10.2 L13.4 L10.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 34.50 Kmpl30.00 Kmpl65.00 Kmpl
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 148 kg169 kg120 kg
Length 1993 mm2072 mm2007 mm
Width 789 mm831 mm762 mm
Height 1083 mm1109 mm1085 mm
Wheelbase 1366 mm1357 mm1266 mm
Ground Clearance 155 mm151 mm160 mm
Seat Height 818 mm823 mmN/A


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears5 Gears
Clutch 5 Plate, Wet Multi-disc Clutch, Mechanically Actuated7 Plate, PASC Antihopping Clutch, Mechanically OperatedWet, Multiplate
Compression Ratio 12.8:112.5:1N/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Steel Trellis Frame, Powder CoatedSplit- Steel Trellis Frame, Powder CoatedDiamond
Front Suspension WP Upside-Down 43mmWP Upside-down Ø 43 MmTelescopic
Rear Suspension WP Monoshock, 10 Step AdjustWp Monoshock, 10 Step AdjustSpring Loaded Hydraulic Type
Suspension Travel (Front) 140 mm142 mmN/A
Suspension Travel (Rear) 60 mm60 mmN/A


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDrum
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDrum
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm300 mm130 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 230 mm230 mm130 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches17 inches18 inches
Wheel Type AlloyAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 110/70-R17110/70 X 1780/100-18 Tubeless
Rear Tyre 150/60-R17150/60 X 1780/100-18 Tubeless


Battery N/A12V12V 3Ah (MF)
Headlight HalogenLED12V 35/35W

Standard Features

Gear Indicatorticktickcross
Fuel Warning Indicatorticktickcross
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Low Battery Indicatorcrosscrosscross
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchticktickcross
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
5 Speed Transmission--tick
Automatic HeadLamp on (AHO)--tick
CBS with Equalizer--tick
Headlights With Pilot Lamps--cross
i3S Technology (Idle Start-Stop System)--cross
Low Maintenance Seal Chain--tick
Low Rolling Resistance Tyre--tick
Maintenance Free Battery--cross
Side Stand Indicator--cross
Solid Aerodynamic Design With New Body Graphics--cross
Specially Designed Seat For Better Comfort--cross
Split Alloy Wheels--tick
Tubeless Tyres--cross
Viscous Air Filter--cross

Additonal Features

Key Features

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