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Key specs
  • Displacement124 cc
  • Max Power(bhp)10.59 bhp
  • Kerb Weight114 kg

Avg. Ex-showroom price

EMI   2,405/month EMI Calculated basis
Based on avg. ex-showroom price
Down Payment - ₹ 14,149
Interest - 11 %
Tenure - 30 Months
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Honda Shine Summary

Shine key highlights

Displacement 124 cc
Kerb Weight 114 kg
  • Black
  • Geny Grey Metallic
  • Rebel Red Metallic
  • Athletic Blue Metallic
Max Power 10.59 bhp

About Shine

Honda Shine is a commuter bike available in 2 variants in India. Its lowest version starts from a price of ₹70,744 (ex-showroom) and the top version from a price of ₹75,447 (ex-showroom). Honda Shine generates 10.59 bhp of power and 11 nm of torque from its 124cc engine. Single cylinder engine of Honda Shine has a 5 speed manual gearbox. With both front and rear drum brakes, Honda Shine comes up with combined braking system of both wheels. This 114 kg bike is available in 4 colours.

The CB Shine is a 125cc commuter motorcycle developed by Honda for the mass market segment. The Shine caters to a segment of buyers who are fine with understated looks but expect respectable performance and efficiency. This, coupled with Honda’s refinement and reliability, makes the Shine a solid all-round package.

The CB Shine gets graphics that run all over the fuel tank and a 3D Honda emblem on the fuel tank. Honda has also introduced a limited edition model that feature cosmetic updates for the motorcycle to make it more appealing. It includes multi-coloured grab rails, modern side cowl and dual-tone paint schemes. The motorcycle gets a diamond frame chassis and is powered by a 124cc single cylinder air-cooled engine. The engine churns out 10bhp at 7500 rpm and 11Nm at 5500 rpm and is mated to a four-speed gearbox. The CB Shine gets conventional suspension with preload adjustment for the rear, along with 18-inch wheels. You can get your CB Shine with either a front disc brake or a drum brake. A combined brake system (CBS) is an option for both and comes as standard equipment.

The Honda CB Shine is sold in six colours – black, grey, two types of red, brown, and blue. The limited edition, on the other hand, is offered in two colour options -- black with metallic red and black with metallic silver. The CB Shine is priced at approximately Rs 60,000 onwards (ex-showroom).
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Honda Shine Expert Opinion

  • Good Things

    • Butter smooth 125cc engine
    • Excellent fuel efficiency
    • 5-speed gearbox is slick to operate
  • Could be Better

    • Instrument cluster design looks old
    • Quite pricey compared to its rivals

BikeWale's Take

The CB Shine is one easy to run and maintain 125cc motorcycle. It is known for its refined motor, and a ride quality that makes daily commuting an easy affair. 

Honda Shine Price

Shine Drum - BS VI 70,744 Avg. Ex-showroom price Drum Brakes, Alloy Wheels
Shine Disc - BS VI 75,447 Avg. Ex-showroom price Disc Brakes, Alloy Wheels

Honda Shine mileage

As reported by Shine owners, the real mileage of Honda Shine is 55 kmpl.

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Shine Specifications & Features


  • Power & PerformancePower & Performance

    Fuel Type Petrol

    Max Power 10.59 bhp @ 7,500 rpm

    Max Torque 11 Nm @ 6,000 rpm

    Cooling System Air Cooled

    Transmission 5 Speed Manual

    Transmission Type Chain Drive

    Emission Standard BS-VI

    Displacement 124 cc

    Cylinders 1

    Bore 50 mm

    Stroke 63.1 mm

    Valves Per Cylinder 2

    Compression Ratio 10±0.2

    Ignition Digital CDI

    Spark Plugs 1 Per Cylinder

    Clutch Wet Multiplate type

    Fuel Delivery System Fuel Injection

    Fuel Tank Capacity 10.5 litres

    Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.3 litres

    Riding Range Maximum distance a petrol bike can travel on a full fuel tank and an electric bike can travel on a full charge 577.5 Km

    Mileage - ARAI --

    Mileage - Owner Reported BikeWale collects mileage information from bike owners to provide you with the actual mileage that you might get. 55 kmpl

    Top Speed --

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  • Brakes, Wheels & SuspensionBrakes, Wheels & Suspension

    Front Brake Type Drum

    Front Brake Size 130 mm

    Rear Brake Type Drum

    Front Tyre Size 80/100-18 M/C 47P, Tubeless

    Rear Tyre Size 80/100-18 M/C 54P, Tubeless

    Tyre Type Tubeless

    Rear Brake Size 130 mm

    Calliper Type --

    Front Wheel Size 18 inch

    Rear Wheel Size 18 inch

    Radial Tyres No

    Wheel Type Alloy

    Front Suspension Telescopic

    Rear Suspension Hydraulic Type

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  • Dimensions & ChassisDimensions & Chassis

    Kerb Weight 114 kg

    Overall Length 2,046 mm

    Overall Width 737 mm

    Wheelbase 1,285 mm

    Ground Clearance 162 mm

    Seat Height 791 mm

    Overall Height 1,116 mm

    Chassis Type Diamond Type

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Odometer Analogue

DRLs (Daytime running lights) No

Mobile App Connectivity No

Low Battery IndicatorNo

Pillion BackrestNo

Pillion GrabrailYes

GPS & Navigation No

Braking System CBS, IBS, SBT, UBS, HBS - Combined braking of both front and rear wheel | ABS - Anti-lock braking system which can be just for front wheel (single channel) or both wheels (dual channel) or can be switched off (switchable) | E-ABS - Electronic assisted braking system | Standard - Cable operated CBS

USB charging port No

Front storage box No

Under seat storage No

AHO (Automatic Headlight On) Yes

Speedometer Analogue

Fuel Guage Yes

Tachometer No

Stand Alarm No

Stepped Seat No

No. of Tripmeters 0

Tripmeter Type Analogue

Low Fuel Indicator Yes

Low Oil Indicator No

Pillion SeatYes

Pillion FootrestYes

Digital Fuel GuageNo

Start TypeElectric Start

Shift LightNo



Electric System12V DC

Battery12V, 5.0Ah

Headlight TypeHalogen Bulb

Headlight Bulb Type--

Brake/Tail LightHalogen

Turn SignalYes

Pass LightYes

Additional features--

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Honda Shine User Reviews

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    Value for Money

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  •  2Not value for money 1 week ago by Amar Kumar, Patna

    I am using cb shine sp for more than one year. I am not happy with this bike because it gets vibration over 50km engine is noisy, some sound comes out from visor on bad road. Engine is noisy in heavy traffic. Bikes price is higher than hero.I will not recommend this bik

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      45 kmpl

  •  5The beast bike in 125 cc segment 1 week ago by Deepak Mishra, Lucknow

    I purchased this bike in dec 2017, the engine sound, handling/control & pickup of this bike is awesome!! for the first 4-5 service i visited an authorized honda service center & used honda 10w30 grade engine oil but let me tell you both are worst! now i'm using exxonmob

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      5000-10000 kms

    • Got mileage of

      59 kmpl

  •  2Very very bad after sale service 1 week ago by Arjun, New Delhi

    Very very bad after sale service. Just wasting money on honda. Staff is just sold in the hands of dealer. No one listen to you and how much the dealer/service center can loot you is permitted by honda people. I have sent around 15 mails to honda people regarding my comp

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    • Used it for

      Daily Commute

    • Owned for

      > 1 yr

    • Ridden for

      10000-15000 kms

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