Honda Activa continues to be largest selling two-wheeler in India – Report

Posted on: Mar 27, 2017 - 3:16pm IST

The two-wheeler industry saw motorcycle sales shrink while automatic scooter continues to shine.

The Honda Activa continues to be the largest selling two-wheeler in the country with 217,098 units sold in February 2017, reveals a report in Economic Times. The scooter was followed by Hero Splendor which accounted for 208,571 units in the same month.

Hero Splendor iSmart 110 side launch
The Honda Activa is the largest selling two-wheeler in India with the Hero Splendor being the second largest selling product.

While entry level motorcycles like the Splendor and Hero HF Deluxe have grown on a year on year basis, the passion has shrunk. The Bajaj Pulsar is back on top of the Royal Enfield Classic 350 with the two brands selling 53,932 units and 40,768 motorcycles respectively in February 2017.

ModelsFeb 2016RankModelsFeb 2017
Hero Splendor189,3141Hero Splendor208,571
Hero HF Deluxe106,5722Hero HF Deluxe121,902
Hero Passion81,6563Hero Passion69,763
Hero Glamour60,8834Honda CB Shine66,402
Honda CB Shine58,4335Bajaj Pulsar53,932
Bajaj Pulsar47,2086Royal Enfield Classic 35040,768
Bajaj CT 10042,9247Hero Glamour39,288
Bajaj Avenger30,1628Bajaj CT 10026,886
Royal Enfield Classic 35026,8889Bajaj Platina22,590
Honda Livo23,00110Honda CB Unicorn19,986

The return of the Honda Unicorn 150 has brought the bike come back to the top 10 selling list with 19,986 units sold last month. The TVS Jupiter continues to be the second largest selling automatic scooter in the country. The Suzuki Access 125 has overtaken the Yamaha Fascino with the scooter retailing 26,795 and 22,287 units respectively.

ModelsFeb 2016RankModelsFeb 2017
Honda Activa210,0281Honda Activa217,098
TVS Jupiter47,7122TVS Jupiter51,817
Hero Maestro42,8513Hero Maestro32,421
Hero Duet31,4564Suzuki Access26,795
Yamaha Fascino17,0345Yamaha Fascino22,287
Hero Pleasure13,8496Honda Dio21,463
Suzuki Access12,1897Hero Duet18,353
Honda Dio10,2438Yamaha Ray17,279
Honda Aviator9,0459Hero Pleasure10,958
Yamaha Ray7,35710Honda Aviator10,211

The Hero Duet has dropped from 31,456 units in February 2016 and reached 18,353 units in February 2017. The Yamaha Ray has grown in terms of sales as well as ranking with 17,279 units sold.

Bajaj Pulsar 150 Nuclear Blue side
The Bajaj Pulsar family once again leads the Royal Enfield Classic 350 brand.

The two-wheeler industry in India has been recovering from a major slowdown ever since the November demonetisation move by the government.

Honda Activa 4G – Image Gallery

[Source: Economic Times]

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