Comparison of Hero Passion Plus and Honda Shine 100

CalenderPublished at June 14, 2023 by BikeJunction
Comparison of Hero Passion Plus and Honda Shine 100

The reintroduction of Hero Passion Plus in the Indian market is expected to attract Hero Motocorp to attract a larger customer base. The Hero Passion Plus is a well-known 100cc motorcycle that is relaunched with updated features and improvements. One of the main competitors of the Hero Passion Plus is the Honda Shine 100, launched a few months ago. The Honda Shine 100 is also a popular 100cc motorcycle in the Indian market.

Here, we will compare the features of the Hero Passion Plus and Honda Shine 100 based on certain factors. Factors include engine performance, fuel efficiency, design, technology, pricing, and additional features.

Dimensions of Hero Passion Plus and Honda Shine 100

The Dimension of the Hero Passion Plus and Honda Shine 100 are compared here. We will compare length, width, height, Wheelbase, Ground Clearance, Weight Seat Height and Fuel Tank Capacity. 


Hero Passion Plus

Honda Shine 100


1982 mm

1955 mm


            770 mm

754 mm


            1087 mm

1050 mm


            1235 mm

1245 mm

Ground Clearance

168 mm

168 mm


            115 kg

                  99 kg

          Seat Height

            790 mm

786 mm

  Fuel Tank Capacity

            11 litres

                  9 litres


The Hero Passion Plus is better than Honda Shine 100 in size, has larger dimensions, higher Fuel tank capacity, and a heavier body than Shine 100.

Design of Hero Passion Plus and Honda Shine 100

The Hero Passion Plus now features updated body graphics and minor cosmetic alterations. The new visuals and addition of three colour options, Sports Red, Black Nexus Blue, and Black Heavy Grey, provide different colour options for customers. 

The inclusion of black alloy wheels is a notable addition and design element that can give the bike a more modern and sporty look. Additionally, the chrome finish on the exhaust adds a touch of elegance to the Passion Plus. Honda has taken inspiration from its bigger sibling, the Shine 125, and incorporated similar design elements into the Shine 100.

The Honda Shine 100 showcases several design elements contributing to its aesthetic appeal. These include a black headlamp cowl, a chrome exhaust muffler cover, a single long seat, all-black alloy wheels, a blackened engine casing, and an aluminium grab rail

In terms of colour options, the Honda Shine 100 offers a variety of choices. The five colour combinations are

  1. Black with Gold Stripes
  2. Black with Red Stripes
  3. Black with Green Stripes
  4. Black with Blue Stripes
  5. Black with Grey Stripes

Engine Specifications of Hero Passion Plus and Honda Shine 100

The Passion Plus and Honda Shine 100 are both 100 cc bikes. The comparison of both the bikes in terms of their Engine Specifications are


Hero Passion Plus

Honda Shine 100


Engine Capacity

97.2 cc

98.98 cc

Peak Power

7.9 bhp

7.28 bhp

Peak Torque

8.05 Nm

8.05 Nm





Both bikes have slight differences in terms of their engine. Shine has a larger engine capacity than Hero Passion Plus but produces slightly lesser power. They both have the same 4-speed transmission and generate similar torque.

The Hardware of Hero Passion Plus and Honda Shine 100

The Comparison of Braking, Suspension and Tyres specifications are


Hero Passion Plus

Honda Shine 100

Front Brake

130 mm Drum

130 mm Drum

Rear Brake

130 mm Drum

110 mm Drum

Front Suspension



Rear Suspension

Twin Tube

Twin Tube

Front Tyre

80/100-18, Tubeless

2.75 - 17 41P, Tube Type

Rear Tyre

100/90-18, Tubeless

3.00 - 17 50P, Tube Type


The Hardware of Hero Passion Plus offers more advantages than Honda Shine 100 with its larger rear brake, larger tyres, and tubeless wheels.

Features of Hero Passion Plus and Honda Shine 100 

The Hero Passion Plus has a semi-digital instrument cluster with features such as a digital fuel gauge, trip metre, odometer and analog speedometer. The updated model also has Hero's i3S technology, a side stand indicator and USB charging port.

The Shine 100 has a halogen headlight, tail lights, indicators, and an analogue twin-pod instrument panel. A side stand inhibitor and a combined braking system are two more useful features.

Comparison of Prices of Passion Plus and Honda Shine 100

The Hero Passion Plus is available at Rs. 76,301 Ex-Showroom. However, the Honda Shine 100 is priced at Rs. 64,900, Showing a price difference of Rs. 11,401 between the two bikes. Hero Passion Plus is costlier than Honda Shine 100.

Hero Passion Plus offers several advantages over the Honda Shine 100. The Passion Plus stands out on the road due to its larger size, which gives it a greater road presence. Modern features and improved hardware include the semi-digital instrument cluster, Hero's i3S technology, a USB charging connector, and a side stand indicator. Hero Passion Plus comes with a higher price tag than the Honda Shine 100 by Rs 11,401. 

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