Honda Shine 100 Vs Hero Splendor Vs Bajaj Platina – Comparison

  • Honda Shine 100 gets an amazing price tag of ₹64,900 (ex-showroom) which is less than its biggest rival Hero Splendor by ₹7,000
  • In terms of power and torque figures all three bikes here are almost same but in looks Honda Shine 100 is ahead

With Shine 100 Honda has increased its focus on bike segment. The Japanese giant has mammoth share in India’s scooter market with Activa range. To rival India’s best selling 100cc bike the Hero Splendor Honda is playing big on Shine 100 with affordability. Here we’ve compared these rivals. Take a close look at Honda Shine 100 Vs Hero Splendor Vs Bajaj Platina 100 comparison.

Honda Shine 100

Honda Shine 100 Vs Hero Splendor Vs Bajaj Platina 100 – Engine

The Honda Shine 100 gets 99.7cc engine that puts out 7.6 bhp and 8.05 nm with 4-speed gearbox on offer. On Hero Splendor and HF Deluxe the power is slightly more at 8.02 bhp while torque remains same at 8.05 nm. Bajaj Platina engine here packs least power of 7.9 ps and highest torque of 8.34 nm with 4-speed gearbox.

Honda Shine 100 Hero SplendorBajaj Platina 100
99.7cc air-cooled (fuel-injected) 99.7cc air-cooled 102cc air-cooled
7.6 bhp 8.02 bhp 7.9 bhp
8.05 nm8.05 nm8.34 nm
4-speed gearbox4-speed gearbox4-speed gearbox
80 km/l
(Claimed)
80.6 km/l
(Claimed)
70 km/l
(Average)
Self Start/Kick Start Self Start/Kick StartSelf Start/Kick Start
Honda Shine 100 cluster

Honda Shine 100 Vs Hero Splendor Vs Bajaj Platina 100 – Dimensions

Bajaj Platina offers highest ground clearance of 200mm. Ground clearance of Hero Splendor is at 165mm while for Shine 100 it is at 168mm. In seat heigh too Platina takes the lead with 807mm height as compared to 785mm on Splendor and 786mm on Shine 100. Wheelbase of Shine 100 is 9mm more than the Splendor but with 10mm more Bajaj Platina 100 is ahead here as well. Except Splendor both bikes here get 17-inch alloy wheels with tubeless tyres.

Honda Shine 100Hero SplendorBajaj Platina 100
168mm
(Ground clearance)
165mm 200mm
786mm
(Seat height)
785mm 807mm
1245mm
(Wheelbase)
1236mm1255mm
17-inch
(Alloy wheels)
18-inch
17-inch
Length –
Width –
Height –
2000mm
720mm
1052 mm
2006mm
713mm
1100mm
Kerb Weight – 99 kg112 kg 117 kg
Fuel Tank – 9 litres9.8-litres 11-litres
Honda Shine 100 vs Hero Splendor

Honda Shine 100 Vs Hero Splendor Vs Bajaj Platina 100 – Suspension & Braking

All three bikes gets drum brake on both wheels. While Honda offers CBS its biggest rival Splendor gets something similar known as IBS. Suspension duties are handled by telescopic front and dual spring Shock absorbers at the rear.

Honda Shine 100Hero SplendorBajaj Platina 100
Drum Brake
(Front)
Drum Brake – 130mmDrum Brake – 130mm
Drum Brake
(Rear)
Drum Brake – 130mmDrum Brake – 110mm
CBS (Combi Braking System) IBS (Integrated Braking System)
Telescopic Suspension
(Front)
Telescopic SuspensionTelescopic Suspension
Dual Spring Shock Absorbers (rear) Dual Spring Shock absorbersDual Spring Shock absorbers
Honda Shine 100

Honda Shine 100 Vs Hero Splendor Vs Bajaj Platina – Colours

There are 5 colour options available on Honda Shine 100. On the other hand Hero Splendor gets 9 different colour options which offers more choices to customers. Bajaj Platina here gets 4 colour options.

Honda Shine 100Hero Splendor Bajaj Platina 100
Black with Red stripes
Black with Blue stripes
Black with Green Stripes
Black with Gold Stripes
Black with yellow stripes
Beetle Red
Black With Silver
Black With Red
Silver Nexus Blue
Bumble Bee Yellow
Heavy Grey Green
Firefly Golden
Matte Shield Gold
Black With Purple
Black & Red
Black & Silver
Black & Gold
Black & Blue
Honda shine 100

Honda Shine 100 Vs Hero Splendor Vs Bajaj Platina – Features & Price

In terms of features all three bikes here are same. All get analogue speedometer and odometer with low fuel indicator and fuel guage on offer. Halogen lights are available on all bikes. Pricing is what that makes the difference. At ₹64,900 (ex-showroom) the Honda Shine 100 is the cheapest offering here. Considering the fact that it offers self start as standard this price is amazing. Hero Splendor costs ₹72,000 (ex-showroom) on an average while for Bajaj Platina 100 it is ₹66,000 for kick start variant only.

Honda Shine 100Hero SplendorBajaj Platina
– Analogue Speedometer
– Analogue
Odometer
– Low Fuel Indicator
– Fuel Guage
– Analogue Speedometer
– Analogue Odometer
– Low Fuel Indicator
– Fuel Guage
– Analogue Speedometer
– Analogue
Odometer
– Low Fuel Indicator
– Fuel Guage
₹64,900 (ex-showroom) ₹72,000 (Average ex-showroom price) ₹66,000 (Average ex-showroom price)

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