Top Motorcycle Brands As Per The Sales Report in India, August 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 6,85,047
2 Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India 6,14,444
3 Bajaj Auto 2,83,861
4 TVS Motors 3,30,076
5 Royal Enfield 69,377
6 Suzuki 62,446

1. Hero MotoCorp

The largest two-wheeler manufacturing firm, Hero MotoCorp has reported a decent overall sales of 6,85,047units in August 2018 as compared to 6,78,797 units being sold in the similar month of the previous year, indexing just a 9 percent growth. The brand is still on top with the Honda on the second spot in largest two-wheelers sale.

Hero Passio XPro

Hero Passio XPro

With the introduction to 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 report an 8 percent increase in the domestic (in India) sales of Honda two-wheelers. While the company had sold 25,76,675 units during April – August period last year, the sale during the same period this year has increased to 27, 76,229 units. In August 2018 only, the company sold 6, 14,444 units as opposed to 5, 86,173 units sold during the same month last year, managing a 4.82 percent year-on-year growth. As for the overall two-wheeler sales, including exports, Honda reported that it sold 29,67,750 units during the period of April 2018 – August 2018, registering a 9 percent year-on-year growth against 27,27,113 units sold during the same period in 2017. The exports from Honda India also marked a growth of 27 percent during the period.
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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 August 2018. Overall, the company dispatched 3,62,923 units two-wheelers last month that is 28 percent more over the August 2017 sales at 2,83,861 units. In the domestic market, the company registered the sales of 2,18,437 units with a growth of 27 percent as compared to the 1,71,664 units sold during similar month last year. The company exported 1,44,486 units in August 2018 as compared to 112,197 units, which reflects a 29 per cent hike in the international market as compared to the similar month the previous year.

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 consistents 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.

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4. TVS Motors

In terms of overall sales, TVS Motor company sold 3,30,076 units in August 2018 that showcases the growth of 7 per cent over the same month a year ago, when the dispatch count was 3,09,146 units two-wheelers. Whereas, in domestic market two-wheelers sales, the company witnessed a hike of marginal 2 percent from 2, 70,544 units sold in August 2017 to 2,75,688 units last month.

TVS Apache RTR 200

TVS Apache RTR 200

The TVS scooter sales also observed an improved by 11 per cent with 1,26,676 units sold in August 2018 as against to 1,14,354 units in August 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 August 2018. The company has disposed of 69,377 motorcycles in the past month as compared to 67,977 motorcycles in the corresponding month last year. It clearly showcases that the company registered a rise of just 2 percent in overall sales. Moreover, it also has exported motorcycles 1,363 units in August 2018 as compared to 1,105 units sold in the similar month last year. Whereas in the domestic market, the sales grew again by 2 percent with 68,014 units disposed of as against of 66,872 units in August 2017.

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 August 2018, the Suzuki Motorcycle India dispatched a cumulative sum of 62,446 units in the domestic market as compared to the units decomposed in August 2017. It was a hike of 31 percent in sales. During April-August 2018 period the decomposed units were 2, 67, 888 units with a growth of 41 per cent as compared to the sales indexed in the same period 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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