Last updated on – 18 July, 2017

Top Motorcycle Brands As Per Sales Report in India

Top Motorcycle Brands As Per Sales Report in India

In the present scenario there are a lot of two-wheeler manufacturer companies in the Indian auto-mobile 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.

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

Ranking Brand Name Sales Chart June 2017
1 Suzuki 59.00%
2 Hero Motocorp 14.00%
3 TVS Motors 11.00%
4 Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India 4.00%
5 Bajaj Auto -25.00%

1. Suzuki Motorcycle

Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited (SMIPL) has reported a 27.4 per cent growth in overall sales with 38,454 units sold last month as compared to 30,188 units in June 2016. The brand has also registered a growth of 58.6 percent in domestic sales as the company sold 33,573 units in June this year as against to 21,170 units in the corresponding month last fiscal. Suzuki claims that increase in sales is consequences of their increased customer network across the country.

Suzuki Gixxer Red

Suzuki Gixxer Red

The Suzuki’s scooter segment, which is dominated by the Access registered 31,895 units sales in June 2017 as compared to 19390 units in June 2016. In the Indian market, It is priced at ₹ 56,147 (ex-showroom Mumbai), the Suzuki Access is outstandingly doing well for the Japanese auto-major.  The Suzuki Gixxer is the next contender in the row which helps in generating volume for the Japanese bike maker and it priced at ₹ 79,004 (ex-showroom Mumbai).

Suzuki Access 125

Suzuki Access 125

As reported, the company has sold out 89,323 units of the Access in the April to June period of 2017. Whilst, in the same period in 2016, the brand dispatched the 56,242 units of the scooter, which showcases a huge hike of 58 percent in sales in mentioned time period.

2. Hero MotoCorp

The largest two-wheeler manufacturing firm, Hero MotoCorp has indexed a gross sale of 6,24,185 units for the month of June 2017 as against to the 5,49,533 units sold in same month last year, it showcases an overall hike of 14 percent in last month this year. If the sales of Hero motorcycles and scooters are separately considered, the motorcycle segment grew by 13 percent with the collected sales of 5,47,185 units in June 2017 and the scooters segment also seen a plunge of 22 percent with the sold out 77,000 units in the same month this year over the June month last year.

Hero iSmart 110

Hero iSmart 110

The company claims the wedding season and entry level lineup of Hero commuters which comprises the Glamour, the Splendor and the HF Deluxe are equally responsible for this improvement in sales.

3. TVS Motors

TVS Motor company has reported a satisfactory sales figures as the company registered a hike of 11.8 percent in June 2017. The company made an overall sales of 2.40 lakh units in the previous month and it has helped the brand to stick on its third spot in the Indian two-wheeler industry. The domestic sales of the TVS Motors has also experienced an increment of 10.4 percent in June 2017 with the 2.28 lakh dispatched two-wheelers as compared to the sold 2.07 lakh units in the same month last year. Of these, the motorcycles range shares a big portion of 1.12 lakh units which is 17.4 percent higher than the sales number in June 2016. While, the scooter segment with an even better growth of 33.8 percent added 90,448 units in June 2017 in comparison to recorded 67,590 units in June 2016. The TVS’ export market also experienced an increase of 20.8 percent from 33,224 units to 40,120 units.

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V

When the motoring industry was struggling with the drop in demand due to demonetization and industry switch to BS-IV emission norms, the TVS Motors managed to get back on track with the recent product upgrades at cosmetic front and new models introduction. TVS Apache and the Victor are consistent sales providers in the motorcycles lineup while the Jupiter and XL 100 are lead generator in TVS’ sales.

4. Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India, the Japanese auto mobile manufacturing firm has recorded an overall hike of 4 percent in (Domestic+Export) sales. The company has sold 4,44,713 units in June 2017 as compared to 4,27,222 units in same time period.

Honda Activa 4G

Honda Activa 4G

The domestic sales of the company for both motorcycles and scooters improved by 2 percent with 4,16,498 units dispatched in last month over the 4,07,979 units sold in corresponding month last year. The manufacturer’s scooter sales were indexed at 2,71,017 units in June 2017 as compared to 2,65,361 units in same month last year. While, the motorcycle sales hiked from 1,42,618 units sold in June last year to 1,45,481 units in June 2017. HMSI’s export figures are also improved by 47 per cent with 28,215 units exported in June 2017 as compared to the 19,243 units it exported last year in June.

5. Bajaj Auto

Retaining the fourth position in the Indian biking segment, Bajaj Auto is one of the most preferable motorcycle brands here. In June 2017, the company observed the downfall of 25 percent with an overall sales of 2.04 lakh units in respect to the same period last year. The recorded sales of 1.08 lakh motorcycles in the domestic market is a huge drop of 36 percent as against to attain sales in June 2016. Altogether, the export market also experienced the loss of 8 percent with the sold 96,558 motorcycles in June 2017 as compared to similar month last year.

Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS

Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS

The first quarter of 2017 has not been in favor of Pune based bike maker as its domestic sales were 22 percent inferior than the corresponding period last year. During this, the exports demand has also grown up by eight percent. It is not so surprising, the company sales have been dropping consistently and the reasons behind were the demonetization and the industry switched to BS-IV emission norms. Now, with the GST implementation, the marginal drop in motorcycles price will not only attract wide range of audience but also help in boosting auto makers sales chart in coming months.

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