Top Motorcycle Brands As Per The Sales Report in India, March 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 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 Overall sales
1 Suzuki 44.00%
2 Royal Enfield 27.00%
3 TVS Motors 24.00%
4 Bajaj Auto 24.00%
5 Hero Motocorp 16.05%
5 Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India 15.00%

1. Suzuki Motorcycle

As the biking industry has entered the new financial year, the Japanese giant Suzuki attains a whopping growth of 44 percent. Last month, the Suzuki Motorcycle India overall sold out 52,237 units as compared to the 36,307 units decomposed in April 2017.

Suzuki GSX-S750

Suzuki GSX-S750

In future plans, the Suzuki India now tends its focus from the mass market motorcycles to scooters and premium motorcycles. The company is aiming to attain the sales of 10-lakh two-wheelers by 2019-20 with its two new products every year. The Suzuki GSX-S750 has been launched and the Access-125 based Burgman Street is set to introduce soon in the Indian lineup.

2. Royal Enfield

The Chennai-based cruiser motorbike manufacturing firm Royal Enfield remained successful in continuing its positive sale even in the month of April 2018. The company has disposed of  76,187 units in the past month which showcases a rise of 27 percent in overall sales. Moreover, it also has exported a total number of 1560 units in April 2018, While the domestic market sales in April 2018 was 74,627 units as against to 58,564 units in the similar month last year.

Royal Enfield Classic 350

Royal Enfield Classic 350

The robust sales of Royal Enfield driven by selling popular brands including Thunderbird, Continental GT, Classic 350, and Himalayan. The inclusion of several factors like a new platform, technologies and safety features in the rolled out products at reasonable prices, is the major reason behind the growth of Royal Enfield. Once again, 350cc segment became the most sales generator for the manufacturer. Followed by Bullet 350 and the Thunderbird 350, the Classic 350 is still hung on to the top position in sales. Aiming to become a leader in middleweight segment at the global scale, Royal Enfield is preparing to launch a new parallel-twin platform later this year, to lock horns with the Harley-Davidson and Triumph.

3. TVS Motors

In terms of overall sales, TVS Motor company indexed the sales of  304,795 units in April 2018 that showcase the growth of 22 percent over the same month a year ago, when the dispatch count were 246,310 units. Whereas, in two-wheelers sales the company witnessed the hike of  21.7 percent from 241,007 units sold in April 2017 to 293,418 units last month.On the other hand, the company also reported a sales growth of two-wheeler scooters by 9.6 percent. A total of 89,245 scooters were sold in April 2018 as compared to 81,443 units scooters in the same month the previous year.

TVS Apache RTR 200

TVS Apache RTR 200

In the export market, the TVS shipped 61,798 units in April 2018 which showcases a whopping rise of 53.6 percent from 40,221 units exported in April 2017. While the two-wheelers exports counts 51,814 units in April 2018 with the growth of 46 percent from 35,485 units in April 2017.

4. Bajaj Auto

Bajaj Auto renowned manufacturer witnessed a good sales in March 2018 in the domestic market as claimed by the automaker. In overall sales, the registered growth is 11 percent with the sales of 2,69,939 units in March 2018 as compared to the 2,44,235 units in the similar month the previous year. The sales of motorcycles in the export market were 1,10,952 units motorcycles in March 2018 as compared to 92,786 units motorcycles in the similar month the previous year. The indexed hike in export sales was 20 percent. in the domestic market, the company dispatched 1,58,987 units as opposed to 1,51,449 units in March 2017. The noted hike in sales was 5 percent.

Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS

Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS

Though, the brand is now back on track as the brand’s sales are growing in consecutive months. Lately, the company has also introduced the new Discover range and the entire Bajaj lineup has also been updated for the 2018 model year. These updates somewhere will support to brand in growing.

5. Hero MotoCorp

The largest two-wheeler manufacturing firm, Hero MotoCorp  has reported a total sales of 694,022 units in April 2018 as compared to 595,706 units in the similar month of the previous year, indexing a rise of 16.5 percent. In the financial year 17-18, the brand clocked the highest-ever monthly sales of 730,473 units in March 2018. Furthermore, the HeroMotoCorp also won the title of only two-wheeler company garners over seven-lakh monthly sales in September 2017 with decomposed 720,739 units of two-wheelers.

Hero Passio XPro

Hero Passio XPro

 

The Hero MotoCorp sales are driven by its popular range of motorcycles comprising, Glamour, Passion, HF Deluxe, Splendor. While, the scooters include Duet, Maestro Edge, and Pleasure scooters. With the lately unveiled Xtreme 200R, the brand is focusing on premium motorcycle segment that is expected to deliver by April 2018, yet delayed.

6. Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India

Thanks to growing scooter demand, new launches and updated products from the automaker,  Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India managed to sold over 6 lakh units last month of 6,35,811 units. It is a fantastic start to this new 2018-19 financial year with the registered growth of 15 percent over 5,51,732 units sold in April 2017.  If the domestic motorcycle sales are considered, the company recorded the dispatch of total 2,12,284 units during last month as compared to 1,83,182 units sold out in the corresponding month last year that is 16 percent more comparatively.

Honda Activa 5G

Honda Activa 5G

Meanwhile, the export market also registered all-time high growth of 70 percent with shipped 46,077 units, as against to 27,045 units in April 2017. With the blasting start of 2018-19 financial, the company has lined up it’s forthcoming for the year. Also, the company is looking forward to attaining a double-digit growth this year with the planned investment of INR 800 crore. The company’s plans include the updation of 18 existing product, a new launch and expansion of sales and service network to 6000 touch points by the end of this year.

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