Bajaj Discover 125 ST vs Honda CB Shine SP

1st November 2020, Kathmandu

Today, we take on the Bajaj Discover 125 ST vs Honda CB Shine SP! We’ll look at the specs, features, and price in Nepal for both these standard motorbikes!

Let’s take the limelight off of the higher engine motorbikes for once. And, look at the bikes that give the best value for the least price. Let’s talk about the 125cc engines!

Honda and Bajaj are both very reliable brands in Nepal. They don’t disappoint when it comes to fashionable, stylish, and top-performing motorbikes. And, they are still the go-to names when it comes to smaller engines.

Bajaj Discover 125 ST

Bajaj Discover 125 ST is the new variant to the Discover lineup. It comes with a fresh design and has a decent exterior, mostly suited to the older audience in the Nepalese community!

This new model is powered by a 124.6cc, Twin-Spark DTSI engine with 4-valve. Likewise, it generates a max power of 13 PS @ 9000 rpm and a max torque of 10 Nm @ 7000 rpm!

Bajaj Discover 125 ST, a 125 cc engine finally comes with a 5-speed gearbox and a 10-liter fuel tank.

Here’s a quick specs check of the Bajaj Discover 125 ST.

Technical Specifications

Engine 4-valve DTS-I Twin Spark with Exhaust TEC
Displacement 124.4cc
Cooling System Air Cooling
Max Power 13 PS @ 9000 rpm
Max Torque 10 Nm @ 7000 rpm
Gear 5 Speed Gear Box
Fuel Tank Capacity 10 liters
Mileage 60 kmpl
Front Brake Disc
Rear Brake Disc
Seat Height 785mm
Ground Clearance 170mm
Kerb Weight 125 Kg


Bajaj Discover 125 ST in Nepal is one of the most loved bikes by the older generation. Why? Well, it is one of the most economical bikes you can ride on!

Plus these new features are pretty exciting for 125 segment bikes!

  • 5 Speed Gear Box
  • Electric Start with Auto Choke
  • Stylish LED Taillamps
  • Stylish Petal Wheels
  • Analog – Digital Instrument Cluster

Price in Nepal

The price of the Bajaj Discover 125 ST in Nepal is Rs 2,10,900. Bajaj gives other Discover options such as:

Bajaj Discover Variants Price in Nepal
Discover 125 ST Rs 2,10,900
Discover 125 Disc Rs 1,96,900
Discover 125 Drum Rs 1,89,900

If you’re in love with this bike, you can have this wonderful machine in four color options: Red, Blue, Black, and Black with Grey.

Now let’s take a look at what the Honda CB Shine 125 SP has to offer to the Nepalese market!

Honda CB Shine SP

For a long time, Honda Shine riders wanted a 5-speed gearbox experience. Honda made that possible, but it comes with a price! The Honda CB Shone SP starts for Rs 2,31,900.

Below are the Honda Shine options and price in Nepal.

Honda CB Shine Variants Price in Nepal
CB Shine SP DRM Rs 2,31,900
CB Shine SP DSS Rs 2,41,900
CB Shine DRM Rs 2,09,900
CB Shine DSS Rs 2,21,900

So, why are we paying so much for a 125cc motorbike? Or how does it better Bajaj’s Discover 125 ST?

We’ll find out!

Technical Specifications

Displacement 124.73cc
Max Power 10.16 bhp @ 7500 rpm
Max Torque 10.30 Nm @ 5500 rpm
Fuel Tank Capacity 10.5 liters
Length x Width x Height 2007 x 762 x 1085 mm
Wheelbase 1266mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Kerb Weight 123 Kg
Gear 5 Speed Gear Box
Front Brake Disc/ Drum
Rear Brake Drum


  • Trendy New Graphics
  • Always Headlamp On (AHO)
  • Digital Analog Meter
  • Curved Tank
  • Split Alloy Wheels
  • 5 Speed Transmission

If you do a head-on comparison of two 125 engines, we think the Honda CB Shine SP outshines. Mostly because of its modern and more well-structured design.

Also, Honda Shine’s performance looks slightly better than the Bajaj Discover’s!

Overall, both these machines give you the optimum output for your investment. There isn’t much remarkable difference when it comes to performance.

If you’re more attracted to the trendiness and modern outlook, Honda Shine 125 SP works wonder. However, if you are not willing to spend the extra cash for such fancy features, Bajaj Discover 125 ST does not disappoint!

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