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


Neelanjan Chakraborty, Motorcycle Nut, will ride, preferably race anything on two wheels!

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.

Models Feb 2016 Rank Models Feb 2017
Hero Splendor 189,314 1 Hero Splendor 208,571
Hero HF Deluxe 106,572 2 Hero HF Deluxe 121,902
Hero Passion 81,656 3 Hero Passion 69,763
Hero Glamour 60,883 4 Honda CB Shine 66,402
Honda CB Shine 58,433 5 Bajaj Pulsar 53,932
Bajaj Pulsar 47,208 6 Royal Enfield Classic 350 40,768
Bajaj CT 100 42,924 7 Hero Glamour 39,288
Bajaj Avenger 30,162 8 Bajaj CT 100 26,886
Royal Enfield Classic 350 26,888 9 Bajaj Platina 22,590
Honda Livo 23,001 10 Honda CB Unicorn 19,986

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.

Models Feb 2016 Rank Models Feb 2017
Honda Activa 210,028 1 Honda Activa 217,098
TVS Jupiter 47,712 2 TVS Jupiter 51,817
Hero Maestro 42,851 3 Hero Maestro 32,421
Hero Duet 31,456 4 Suzuki Access 26,795
Yamaha Fascino 17,034 5 Yamaha Fascino 22,287
Hero Pleasure 13,849 6 Honda Dio 21,463
Suzuki Access 12,189 7 Hero Duet 18,353
Honda Dio 10,243 8 Yamaha Ray 17,279
Honda Aviator 9,045 9 Hero Pleasure 10,958
Yamaha Ray 7,357 10 Honda Aviator 10,211

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.

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[Source: Economic Times]

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