Which bike is better between Honda Shine and Unicorn 160?
Both are different segment bikes as Honda Shine is powered by 124.7cc Air cooled, 4 stroke, SI engine which produces maximum power of 7.88 kW (10.57 bhp) @ 7500 rpm and maximum torque of 10.30 Nm @ 5500 rpm mated to 4 speed transmission gears while Unicorn 160 is powered by162.71cc Air cooled, 4 stroke, SI engine which produces maximum power of 10.82kW (14.5bhp)@8000 rpm and maximum torque of 14.61Nm @6000 rpm, mated to 5 speed transmission gears. The top speed of Shine is 93 kmph while of Unicorn 160 is 106 kmph.
Dimensions of Shine are, length (2012mm), width (762mm), height (1090mm), wheelbase (1266mm), ground clearance (157mm), kerb weight (123 kg) and fuel tank capacity is (10.5 liters)
Dimensions of Unicorn 160 are, length (2045mm), width (757mm), height (1060mm), wheelbase (1324mm), ground clearance (150mm), kerb weight (135 kg) and fuel tank capacity is (12 liters)
Front tyre of both bikes is of same width (80mm) but rear tyre of the Unicorn 160 (110mm) is wider than rear tyre of Shine. Both the bikes are featured with tubeless tyres.
Honda Shine is featured with drum brakes on both wheels with optional disc brake on front wheel while Unicorn 160 is featured with disc brake on front wheel and drum brake on rear wheel. Both the bikes have telescopic suspension at front and Spring loaded hydraulic type suspension at rear.
As per users experience the mileage of Shine is around 50-55 kmpl while of Unicorn 160 is around 40-45 kmpl.
The ex-showroom (Delhi) price as on 05.01.2016 of CB Shine (Self-Disc)-CBS Rs. 67,354 while of Unicorn 160 (CBS ) is Rs. 85,812
Verdict: Unicorn 160 has better power and dimensions while Shine has better mileage, so finally it depends upon many factors like your requirement, your budget and your preference. (For power or mileage or styling etc.)
Questions about Honda CB Shine
Considering the comfort and back pain issue which bike is better between Honda Shine and Unicorn 160?rishesh 2016-07-14 9 Answer