Top Motorcycle Brands As Per The Sales Report in India, June 2018 In the present scenario, there are a lot of two-wheeler manufacturer companies in the Indian automobile market, that is known for its services and productivity. It is really difficult to know that which brands are on the board of top two-wheelers in respect of sales in a financial year. Mostly, as we see, the buyers gave the preference to the popular brand’s first. Here is the list of some brands like Hero MotoCorp, Honda, Bajaj Auto, Yamaha, TVS, and Royal Enfield, which are continue to produce beautiful motorcycles and scooters whether they can be from classics, standard, sports, touring and from other zones and as per the installments of the new technology, modern style, high safety features and other than offering fuel economical vehicles, these brands are best sellers in the country.

Top Motorcycle Sales

Top Motorcycle Sales

Let’s take a look on their growth rate according to the brand name with the comparison of previous financial year sales units and the current one.

Ranking Brand Name Domestic Sales
1 Hero Motocorp 7,04,562
2 Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India 5,71,020
3 Bajaj Auto 3,37,752
4 TVS Motors 3,13,614
5 Royal Enfield 74,477
6 Suzuki 53,167

1. Hero MotoCorp

The largest two-wheeler manufacturing firm, Hero MotoCorp  has reported a total sales of 7,04,562 units in June 2018 as compared to 6,24,185 units in the similar month of the previous year, indexing a rise of 12 per cent. Maintaining its highest growth trajectory, the company managed to sell whopping 2.1 million two-wheelers through the first quarter of financial year 18-19. Attaining that volume, the Hero breaks its earlier record of 2,022,805 units sales set in Q2 (July-Sept) FY18. This year the company is doing really well as it easily attained the sales of over 7 lakh units three times during this period. Few earlier records are like 706,365 (April 2018), 730,473 (March 2018) and 720,739 (September 2017).

Hero Passio XPro

Hero Passio XPro

With the introduction of three new countries recently, Hero MotoCorp’s export market has now been extended to 37 international markets. Besides India, the company has manufacturing facilities in Colombia and Bangladesh (HMCL Niloy Bangladesh Ltd), which can collectively produce a total of 3L units PA. The monsoon season is about to start and the company is hoping for best. However, the pricing for Indian lineup has been revised owing to rising input costs with the factors behind prices of commodities, and currency depreciation. On an average, every product sees a hike of INR 500 at ex-showroom level.

2. Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India managed to sell 5,71,020 units two-wheelers in the last month as opposed to 4,44,528 units two-wheelers sold in June 2017. The registered growth is 28 per cent on year-to-year sales in overall sales. Out of Honda’s mentioned overall sales, the sold-out scooters were 3,61,236 units in June 2018 as against to  2,71,007 scooters in June 2017. Whereas, the churned figures for motorcycles were 1,74,258 motorcycles over 1,45,358 units in the similar month previous year.

Honda Activa 5G

Honda Activa 5G

Meanwhile, the export market also registered growth of 26 per cent with shipped 35,526 units, as against to 28,163 units in June 2017. Honda Activa is the most selling scooter and the CB Shine is in the most selling motorcycle from the manufacturer. Recently, the Activa 125 has launched in 2018 model year version with LED headlamps and improved instrument cluster at INR 59,621 (ex-showroom). It will be interesting to see how this updated model performs in the market.

3. Bajaj Auto

Bajaj Auto renowned manufacturer witnessed record sales in June 2018 in the domestic market as claimed by the automaker. The registered growth is whooping 86 per cent with the sales of 2,00,949 motorcycles in June 2018, the highest ever sales this year so far. Retaining its fourth position in the largest two-wheeler manufacturers, the company exported 1.36 lakh units in June 2018 as compared to 96,558 units, which reflects a 24.4 per cent hike in the international market as compared to the similar month the previous year. Overall, the company dispatched 3.37 lakh motorcycle that is 65 per cent more over the June 2017 sales.

Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS

Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS

The new financial year has been beneficial for the Pune based bike maker as the company is indexing growth in consecutive months. The CT100 and the Pulsar 150 are two of its most selling products in different segments. Both of these brands plays a vital role in generating volume for the company. Lately, a new variant the Classic was also added to the Pulsar range at the price sticker of INR 67,437 (ex-showroom).

4. TVS Motors

In terms of overall sales, TVS Motor company the sales of 3,13,614 units in June 2018 that showcases the growth of 15 per cent over the same month a year ago, when the dispatch count was 2,73,791 units two and three-wheelers. Whereas, in two-wheelers sales, the company witnessed a hike of marginal 12.1 per cent from 2, 68,638 units sold in June 2017 to 3, 01,201 units last month.

TVS Apache RTR 200

TVS Apache RTR 200

The two-wheelers sales in the domestic market observed a hike of 7.7 per cent with 2,46,176 unit sold in June 2018 as against to 2,28,518 units in June 2017.

5. Royal Enfield

The Chennai-based cruiser motorbike manufacturing firm Royal Enfield remained successful in continuing its positive sale even in the month of June 2018. The company has disposed of 74,477 units in the past month as compared to 63,160 units sold in the corresponding month last year. It clearly showcases that the company registered a rise of 18 per cent in overall sales. Moreover, it also has exported a total number of 1889 units in June 2018 with an increase of 18 per cent. Whereas in the domestic market, the sales grew by 18 per cent with 72,558 units disposed of.

Royal Enfield Classic 350

Royal Enfield Classic 350

The robust sales of Royal Enfield Classic 350cc help in generating 70 per cent of overall sales. Other than this, the company introduced a few updates and new variant to its available motorcycle ranges. Including the X versions in Thunderbird range and the Pegasus 500 to the classic range. Provided in a limited of 250 units for the Indian market, the later will go on sale on 10 July that is available to purchase only on the brand’s official website.

6. Suzuki Motorcycle

In June 2018, the Suzuki Motorcycle India dispatched a cumulative sum of 46,717 units in the domestic market as compared to the 33,573 units decomposed in June 2017. The exports market for the Suzuki brought the sales of 5,842 two-wheelers that is 20 per cent in the growth of the 4,875 units disposed of in June 2017. Whereas, the overall business for the Japanese firm’s Indian arm was of 52,559 units sold, which is a 36 per cent plunge independence of previous month last year.

Suzuki GSX-S750

Suzuki GSX-S750

The Access and the Gixxer are the most sales generator for the company. However, the naked street fighter has witnessed a dip in sales within the last few months. Now, with its recently introduced ABS version, the company is looking for improvement.This fiscal the company is aiming to attain seven lakh units sales mark. The first quarter has settled down at 1.7 lakh units and the brand has to go long to get that set target. Chances are festive season could help exponentially to reach that set target.

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