Top Motorcycle Brands As Per The Sales Report in India, September 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

Let’s take a look at their growth rate according to the motorcycle brand sales report compared with the previous financial year bike sales and the current one.

Ranking Brand Name Domestic Sales
1 Hero Motocorp 7,69,138
2 Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India 5,55,730
3 Bajaj Auto 2,73,029
4 TVS Motors 3,61,136
5 Royal Enfield 71,662
6 Suzuki 63,140

1. Hero MotoCorp

In September 2018, Hero MotoCorp has become the first bike maker to attain the milestone of retailing over 7.5 lakh units in a single month. The Indian two-wheeler giant sold out a total of 769,138 units as against to over 720,729 scooters and motorcycles dispatched similar month last year. It is an increase of 6.7 percent this September on the year-on-year basis. While, on the year-to-date basis, Hero sales accounts at 4.2 million units from April to September this year. The company seems to attain a new benchmark for monthly sales this festive season.
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Hero Passio XPro

Hero Passio XPro

The manufacturer has commenced the sale of its new flagship- Hero Xtreme 200R. Also, the company is aiming high this festive season with Virat Kohli has been appointed the new brand ambassador.

Other than this, there are a few new products which were estimated to hit the country by this year end. With the change in plan, the models like Hero Duet (Destini) and Maestro 125 cc scooters will launch by early next year. Whereas, the Hero XPulse 200R has a great chance of launching towards the end of this year.

2. Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India a decrease of 9 percent in overall sales with 5,55,730 units dispatched in September 2018 in contrary of 6,01,998 two-wheelers sold in September 2017. From the total, 5,20,390 units were sold in the domestic market while 35,340 quantity shipped to the export markets. Though, the Japanese bike maker managed to index 6 percent growth in YTD sales which accounts at 35,23,512 as compared to earlier 33,29,045 units.
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Honda Activa 5G

Honda Activa 5G

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 strong sales in September 2018. Overall, the company dispatched 273,029 units two-wheelers last month that is 10 percent more over the September 2017 sales at 2,47,418 units. The company registered highest exported sales of 157,910 units in September 2018.

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 consistent run of sales in FY2019. 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). While the Pulsar NS 160 rear disc variant is also been added to the lineup at the premium amount of INR 4,500 over the standard 130mm rear drum variant.

4. TVS Motors

In terms of overall sales, TVS Motor company sold 3,61,136 units in September 2018 that showcases a double-digit growth of 18 per cent over the same month a year ago, when the dispatch count was 3,07,160 units two-wheelers. Whereas, in domestic market two-wheelers sales, the company witnessed a hike of 16 percent from 1,43,329 units sold in September 2017 to 1,66,489 units last month.

TVS Apache RTR 200

TVS Apache RTR 200

The TVS scooter sales also grew by 17 per cent with 1,42,562 units sold in September 2018 as against to 1,21,601 units in September 2017.

5. Royal Enfield

The Chennai-based cruiser motorbike manufacturing firm Royal Enfield has recently launched its flagship 650 twins-the Continental GT 650 and Interceptor 650 in the USA. There’s a lot more expectations of brand launching same models in India by this year end. The company has disposed of 71,662 motorcycles in the past month as compared to 70,431 motorcycles in the corresponding month last year. It showcases that the company registered a rise of just 1 percent in overall sales.

Royal Enfield Classic 350

Royal Enfield Classic 350

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 was put to go on sale on 10 July that is available to purchase only on the brand’s official website.

6. Suzuki Motorcycle

In September 2018, the Suzuki Motorcycle India dispatched a cumulative sum of  63,140 units last month as compared to 50,808 units decomposed in September 2017. It was a hike of 24.27 percent in sales. During April-September 2018 period the decomposed units were 371,109 units which made the company executives ponder achieving 700,000 units by the end of this fiscal.

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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