The latest from Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India is the Shine 100. It is an affordable commuter motorcycle. The Japanese manufacturer hopes to capture a piece of a market segment dominated by motorcycles from Hero MotoCorp and Bajaj. One of the best-selling models in this segment is Bajaj’s CT 110X, which will compete directly with the Honda Shine 100. So here is a comparison between the two motorcycles.
Honda Shine 100 vs Bajaj CT 110X: Looks
In terms of looks, the Shine 100 is like no other commuter motorcycle. It doesn’t stand out in any way. All lighting elements on the motorcycle are LED units. Alloy wheels are also available. On the other hand, the CT 110X has a solid exterior design compared to its predecessor, the CT 100. There are fuel tank handles, alloy wheels, stitched seats, black sun visors and rear brackets.
Honda Shine 100 vs Bajaj CT 110X: Engine and Transmission
Powering the Shine 100 is an all-new 99.7 cc engine producing 7.6 hp and 8.05 Nm of torque. This engine is E20 ready and OBD2 compliant. On the other hand, the CT 110X is powered by a 115.45 cc engine that produces 8.48 hp and 9.81 Nm of torque. Both engines are mated to a 4-speed gearbox.
Also read: Honda Shine 100 vs Hero HF Deluxe: Price and specs comparison
Honda Shine 100 vs Bajaj CT 110X: Hardware
The Honda uses a diamond frame that is suspended by telescopic forks in the front and twin shocks in the rear. The CT 110X uses square tubes, a single downtube and a lower Cradle frame, suspended by telescopic forks at the front and spring-loaded shocks at the rear. Both motorcycles are braked by drum brakes.
Honda Shine 100 vs Bajaj CT 110X: Prices
The price of Shine 100 is ¥64,900 while the Bajaj CT 110X costs ¥67,706. Both prices are ex-showroom Maharashtra. The CT 110X is slightly more expensive, but it does come with a better design language and a more powerful engine.
First published date: April 12, 2023 at 15:33 PM CST