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Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon vs Honda SP 125 - Detailed Comparison.

In a country like India, a majority of the population prefer commuter motorcycles for their daily need. The 125cc commuter bike segment is adequately powerful for daily city usage as they offer good fuel-efficiency, are practical, and budget-friendly too. With such high demand, Bajaj introduced the Pulsar 125 as its flagship model which became popular due to its sporty look. While Honda introduced SP 125 that attracted young buyers in the segment. 

Check out the detailed comparison between both these 125cc motorcycles to find out which one has the most to offer.

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon vs Honda SP 125: Price in India

BS6 Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon is available in three trims namely Drum, Disc, and Single Seat. The bike has been priced in the range of Rs 70,995 - Rs 79,091 (ex-showroom). While the BS6 Honda SP 125 is available in two trims - Drum and Disc. It falls in the price bracket of Rs 73,452 - Rs 77,652 (ex-showroom).

Variants

BS6 Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon Price (Ex-Showroom)

BS6 Honda SP 125 Price (Ex-Showroom)

Drum

Rs 70,995

Rs 73,452

Disc

Rs 75,494

Rs 77,652

Split Seat

Rs 79,091

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Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon vs Honda SP 125: Dimensions

Dimensionally, the BS6 Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon is longer than the BS6 Honda SP 125. But the later is wider and taller than the former. The Pulsar 125 Neon has a longer wheelbase and better ground clearance. It is also available in the split seat variant. While Honda SP 125 comes with only a single seat setup.

Dimensions & Capacity

BS6 Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon

BS6 Honda SP 125

Length

2042 mm

2020 mm

Width

765 mm

785 mm

Height

1060 mm

1103 mm

Seat Height

790 mm

790 mm

Wheelbase

1320 mm

1285 mm

Ground Clearance

165 mm

160 mm

Fuel Tank Capacity

11.5 L

11 L

 

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon vs Honda SP 125: Features

Although BS6 Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon is considered to be the most powerful motorcycle, it is the BS6 Honda SP 125 that sets the benchmark in terms of features. The company has equipped the SP 125 with an all-digital instrument cluster that comes loaded with information and also gets a gear-position indicator. The bike features a LED headlight and a segment-first start-stop switch for better fuel efficiency. Pulsar125 Neon, on the other hand, gets a semi-analog semi-digital cluster and a halogen headlight unit. The bike retains most of the features from its BS4 counterpart. 

In terms of brakes, both the motorcycle gets a 240 mm disc brake in the front. Depending upon the variant, BS6 Pulsar 125 Neon also provides 170 mm drum brake while the BS6 Honda SP 125 features a 130 mm drum brake up front. Towards the rear, both these motorcycle features a 130 mm drum brake. Besides these, both of them stand to provide Combined Braking System (CBS). As for the suspension, they feature conventional telescopic forks in the front. The BS6 Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon gets Nitrox gas-charged shorkers and the BS6 Honda SP 125 gets hydraulic shock absorbers at the rear.

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon vs Honda SP 125: Engine Specifications

The BS6 Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon is powered by a 124.4cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that churns out 12 bhp power and 10.9 Nm torque. The motor comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox. The bike also gets Bajaj's patented DTS-i technology. While the BS6 Honda SP 125 draws its power from an all-new 124cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected engine that belts out a maximum power output of 11 bhp with 10.9 Nm of peak torque. Its engine comes mated to a 5-speed gearbox and also features HET (Honda’s Eco Technology). Apart from this, the bike also gets a silent start system with ACG starter motor technology.

Specifications 

BS6 Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon

BS6 Honda SP 125

Engine

124.4cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected, DTS-i

124cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected

Power

12 bhp

10.9 bhp

Torque

11 Nm 

10.9 Nm

Transmission

5-speed

5-speed

Mileage

62 kmpl ( ARAI Certified)

65 kmpl (ARAI certified)

 

Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon vs Honda SP 125: Color Options

The Bajaj Pulsar 125 Neon gets a sporty look. It is available in 3 colors namely Soler Red, Platinum Silver, and Neon Blue. While the Honda SP 125 looks very youthful and comes in four paint shades like Striking Green, Imperial Red Metallic, Pearl Siren Blue, and Matte Axis Grey Metallic. 

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