Honda Shine vs Honda Unicorn

Honda Unicorn Price starts at Rs. 1.02 Lakh which is Rs. 26,219 costlier than base model of Honda Shine priced at Rs. 76,314. The claimed mileage . In technical specifications, Honda Shine is powered by 124 cc engine , while Honda Unicorn is powered by 162.7 cc engine. Honda Shine is available in 5 different colours while Honda Unicorn comes with 3 colours. The Comparison Honda Shine vs Honda Unicorn can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

Honda Shine vs Honda Unicorn Summary

Basic Info Shine DrumUnicorn STD
Brand Name Honda Honda
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 76,314 View On Road Price Rs. 1.02 Lakh View On Road Price
(1028 Ratings)
(518 Ratings)
Engine Type Air Cooled, 4 Stroke, BS-VI Engine 4 stroke, SI, BS-VI Engine
Max Power 10.74 PS @ 7500 rpm 12.91 PS @ 7500 rpm
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Shine Colors
Unicorn Colors
Brakes Front Drum Disc
Brakes Rear Drum Drum
Braking Type Combi Brake System ...
Wheel Size Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Alloy Alloy
ABS no Single Channel
Starting Kick and Self Start Kick and Self Start
Speedometer Analogue Analogue
Insurance Rs. 6,169 Shine Insurance Rs. 10,414 Unicorn Insurance

Engine Type
Air Cooled, 4 Stroke, BS-VI Engine
4 stroke, SI, BS-VI Engine
Engine Displacement
124 cc
162.7 cc
Max Power
10.74 PS @ 7500 rpm
12.91 PS @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque
11 Nm @ 6000 rpm
14 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Emission Type
50 mm
57.3 mm
63.1 mm
63.1 mm
No Of Cylinders
Drive Type
Chain Drive
Chain Drive
Valve Per Cylinder
Fuel Type
Compression Ratio

Brakes Front
Brakes Rear
Braking Type
Combi Brake System

Tyre Size
Front :-80/100-18, Rear :- 80/100-18
Front :-80/100-18 Rear :-100/90-18
Wheel Size
Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Front :-457.2 mm,Rear :-457.2 mm
Tyre Type
Radial Tyre
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy)

Seat height
791 mm
798 mm
2046*737*1116 mm3
2081*756*1103 mm3
1285 mm
1335 mm
2046 mm
2081 mm
Ground Clearance
162 mm
187 mm
737 mm
756 mm
Fuel Capacity
10.5 Liters
13 Liters
Kerb Weight
114 Kg
140 Kg
Tail Light
Front Brake Diameter
130 mm
240 mm
Rear Brake Diameter
130 mm
130 mm

Battery Type
12 V, 4 Ah
Additional Features
Honda Eco Technology, Enhanced Smart Power, Silent start with ACG,
3D Wing Mark, Honda Eco Technology, Side Stand Engine Cut off, Seat Length - 715 mm
Battery Capacity
12 V/5 Ah
Turn Signal Lamp

Single Channel
Body Type
Commuter Bikes
Commuter Bikes
Body Graphics
Kick and Self Start
Kick and Self Start
Seat Type
Pass Switch
Handle Type
Single Piece
Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Stepup Seat
With Long Seat
Passenger Footrest
Cooling System
Air Cooled
Air Cooled

Standard Warranty (Years)

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives

Honda Shine

  • Gets an ACG starter
  • start/stop switch
  • 5-speed transmission
  • Good fuel-efficiency

Honda Unicorn

  • Fairly light for an old-school 150cc motorcycle
  • Gets lots of ground clearance
  • Features a longer seat for improved comfort

Honda Shine

  • Price is high
  • styling is conservative

Honda Unicorn

  • Dated looks
  • Honda hasn’t provided the start-stop function or a silent starter
  • Commands a considerable premium over the BS4-compliant version

Is Honda Unicorn Better Than Honda Shine?

61% users have chosen Honda Unicorn over Honda Shine in a survey being conducted on zigwheels.com.
Apart from this survey a total of 1961 users have also rated Honda Unicorn and Honda Shine on some really important factors like Mileage , performance, comfort, safety etc. and have given their personal opinions about these bikes.
As per the users experiences Honda Unicorn is a winner for you if you are seriously looking for performance and comfort in your bike. On the basis of mileage, maintenance and features user have rated both the bikes equally.

Before making your decision you should also consider the unbiased and thorough analysis of these bikes on every aspect by our auto experts who have summarised the analysis in pros, cons and final conclusion..

Ratings Factor Unicorn Shine
Mileage 4.1 4.1
Performance 4.3 4.2
Comfort 4.4 4.1
Maintenance 3.9 3.9
Features 3.8 3.8
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Recently Asked User Questions

Q. I am a common man and riding 50 km per day so I'm confused in Honda Shine Or Honda Unicorn please suggest
  • Don't go for it because shine bs6 vehicle is failure and not available in Spears and services in village areas , incase you living Village area unfortunately your bike not starting wt to do, local mechanic also he don't no what is the problem because vehicle bs6 engine running with cancers so not in useful village areas ,HONDA service technician also not identify the problem , not available cancers cheking meters Honda service center authorised service dealerships in village areas and Hyderabad City also, so think how to useful this bike, you going with family City outside , unexpected bike problem, No one solved the problem because Bs6 technology, so you bring the auto .....to hona service center, small problem also you visit only service center authorised, how to useful B's 6 engine tecnology to people.......?
  • Shine bs 6 is good for mileage and i m driving this bike non -stop 300 km , I don't feel low power and any issue . Good pick-up with 5 gear . if you want to more power then you go unicorn neither buy Shine bs6
  • Firstly both bikes best in it's segment if you need more power high cc bike and good mileage and more torque go for unicorn. if you need moderate power and excellent mileage go for shine
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Q. Which is more better in mileage Unicorn or Shine?
  • As of now, there is no official update from the brand's end regarding the mileage of Honda Unicorn and Honda Shine. So, we would request you to wait for an official announcement.
Q. Which is best between disc and drum in Honda Shine 125 ?
  • Difference only 5 thousands , if you have go for disc , otherwise you should take drum , this bike is abs automatic break system so don't need disc
  • If you have money that is valid only for limited time. go for disc. Drum should be enough for a 125cc bike
  • Not much difference. Single disk available only to front wheel. Doesn't make sense. Prefer drum
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Shine Vs Unicorn Comparison FAQs

Which bike is best between Shine vs Unicorn?

Honda Unicorn is better on the grounds of performance and comfort. On the basis of mileage, maintenance and features user have rated both the bikes equally.

Which bike is cheaper Shine vs Unicorn?

The Honda Shine is cheaper than Honda Unicorn by Rs. 26,219.

Which bike offers better performance Shine vs Unicorn?

For the Drum version, 124 cc Petrol engine of Shine produces 10.74 PS @ 7500 rpm of power and 11 Nm @ 6000 rpm of torque. Whereas for the STD version, 162.7 cc Petrol engine of Unicorn produces 12.91 PS @ 7500 rpm of power and 14 Nm @ 5500 rpm of torque
As per the users experiences the Honda Shine has better performance.

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Honda Shine
  • Honda Unicorn
  • It's good for daily basis nice and smooth condition it's like heavy engineit's good for daily basis nice and smooth condition it's like heavy engineit's good for daily basis nice and smooth condition it's like heavy engineit's good for daily basis nice and smooth condition it's like heavy engine

    AV Creation few weeks ago
  • Excellent and comfortable with having large luggage that's why I feel the comfort of the Honda PCX scooter, plus excellent in fuel consumption having and averaging of 50 kilometers per liter. So for me, it's a great scooter by performance.

    Beltran Canas few weeks ago
  • Very good bike with good mileage and very stylish if you modify it.It requires too low maintenance and black pink color is good for this bike and you can easily ride with two people on it.I love this bike.

    Rishab Kapoor few weeks ago
  • Good condition and super self start getting ready to head to work with you in 😊😊😘 u ❤️😘 kiss you and let me know what you need 😘 kiss 💋💏😘😘 kiss 😘💋💏💋💋

    Rajendra Vishwakarma few weeks ago
  • This bike is completely good for ride, It's milage comfor, Pickup and maintenance are too good.The best part is the handling of this bike is very good.And it's sporty look is very attractive.

    Saurabh Joshi 2 weeks ago
Shine User Reviews
  • Very excellent in comfort, Butter smooth engine.Mono suspension gives smooth action in rough roads also ture commuter family bike.Low maintenance cost i.Ts always comes in classic style.

    Supreme Kailash few weeks ago
  • Excellent performance on road . Low servicing cost ,Great balance . Mileage ,strong grip on road . Love to ride on highway... the reason I m still using it.🙂

    Rajesh Gupta few weeks ago
  • kick start problem first time but after engine warm then start with help of the kick and during engine is not worm then tappet voice also come from the engine

    Abhaysinh Padhiyar few weeks ago
  • Daily not use in unicorn bike.Just emargency use best bike in 2021.I like these bike.Honda bike s are nice looking bikes always activa.Shine unicorn.

    Vinod Masali few weeks ago
  • This bike performance is very good.Mileage 52kmpl is good for 150 cc and 160 cc bike.Breaking quality is good, One of the best bike in indian road.

    Jyotinarayan Mahanta few weeks ago
Unicorn User Reviews

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