From a few months, Royal Enfield has been the manufacturer rolled out maximum bikes in the 200-500cc bikes segment. Last month too, the Chennai based cruiser bike maker managed to stick to its top position with its best selling the RE Classic 350. The model gets three times more sales than its sibling ranked second in the list, the RE Bullet 350. while the Classic 350 sees a drop of 13 percent as compared to dispatched units in June 2018. This decline in sales is being considered the consequences of the ongoing monsoon season.

200-500cc Bikes Sales

The Pulsar models under 200cc cumulatively get the third spot and the Pulsar 220 attain the fourth spot with a fall of 26 percent and 14 percent respectively. Once again, the Royal Enfield succeeded in getting the fifth position with the Thunderbird 350 which seems to do well for the company with a sudden yet appreciable growth against the last month. The KTM has set its entry-level low with the introduction of its performance-focused models like the KTM RC 200 and Duke 200. Still, the brand is facing fall in sales for several months.

Model July-18 June-18 Difference
Royal Enfield Classic 350 44,054 50,426 -13%
Royal Enfield Bullet 350 13,016 13,029 0%
Bajaj Pulsar 180, NS 200, RS 200 12,045 8,897 -26%
Bajaj Pulsar 220 6,272 7,259 -14%
RE Thunderbird 350 6,154 5,232 18%
Bajaj Avenger 180 & 220 5,215 5,463 -5%
KTM Duke 200 RC 200 2,538 2,830 -10%
RE Classic 500 2,152 2,368 -8%
Yamaha FZ25 1,708 2,088 -18%
Bajaj Dominar 1,381 1,277 -8%

The naked streetfighter Yamaha FZ25 continuing its low sales. The inability of using the engine’s full potential and the lack of advanced safety feature ABS could be the reason behind model finding the ninth position in the listing. The higher displacement models from RE, the Thunderbird 500 and the conventional Bullet 500 which are noted for its incredible cruising and immense torque generation ability, registering hike in demand.

The re-introduced Honda CBR250R with probably its earlier market value somehow managed to push sales by 1 percent. UM Global offerings, the Renegade Commando and UM Renegade Classic got respective eighteenth and twentieth spots. Their sales dropped by 80 percent and 50 percent.

Lately, introduced supersport flagship from TVS, the Apache RR310 sales went down by 26 percent in July 2018. That is a matter of concern and the company will definitely be working on the strategy to come out of this bad phase. The Kawasaki Ninja that is considered the country’s cheapest twin-cylinder bike, did not find even a home in July 2018. The other performance-focused models from Japanese giant, performing much better than the Ninja 300.