Top Motorcycle Brands As Per The Sales Report in India, February 2019 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 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 Reports

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 6,17,215
2 Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India 4,22,177
3 TVS Motors 2,85,611
4 Bajaj Auto 1,86,523
5 Royal Enfield 60,066
6 Suzuki 65,630

1. Hero MotoCorp

In February 2019, the country’s largest two-wheeler maker, Hero MotoCorp sold 6,17,215 units as against to 6,29,597 units sales recorded in the similar month last year. As the company claims within the past two months of this quarter, the company registered satisfactory sale however lower than expected.


Hero Xtream 200

Hero Xtream 200 Powerful 200 Engine

The Hero Destini 125 that’s brand’s flagship scooter in the 125cc segment has been launched in our market. It is the only scooter comes packed with brand’s patented i3S technology. Now with an aim to surge overall sales, Hero MotoCorp is thinking over rolling out the Maestro Edge 125 and an entry-level premium motorcycle, the Xpulse 200 in coming months.

Other than this, the company is proposing for the reduction of GST on two-wheelers from ongoing 28 percent rate to 18 percent. As per the company’s speculations, it will help in growing our two-wheeler market.

2. Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India reported a total sales of 4,22,177 units in January 2019. in the domestic market, the rolled out motorcycles from automaker counts 4,00,694 units while the company shipped 21,483 units in its export markets.

Honda X Blade

Honda X Blade Robotech Design Motorcycle

On the year to date basis, the automaker sold 52,15,491 units in the time period from April to January 2019. The clocked units in the same time period last fiscal was  51,63,605 units which clearly showcases an increase in overall sales this fiscal. In the domestic sales, the recorded YTD sales figures were at 48,89,732 as against to 48,68,269 units in the previous financial year. In this time period, the export also grew by 10 percent from 2,95,336 units to 3,25,759 units in April-January’19

Honda Activa is the most selling scooter and the CB Shine is in the most selling motorcycle from the manufacturer. Recently, Honda has launched the CB300R a neo-retro motorcycle in the Indian market at the price tag of INR 2.41 lakh ex-showroom, Mumbai. It is first offering from the HMSI in this segment. it will be interesting to see how this premium naked offering would sport in generating volume for the company.

3. TVS Motors

In terms of overall sales, TVS Motor company sold out 2, 85,611 units in February 2019 that showcase the growth of 2 percent over the same month a year ago, when the dispatch count was 2,80,942 units two-wheelers. Whereas, in domestic market two-wheelers sales, the company sold 2, 30,353 units in February 2018 to 2, 31,582 units last month.

TVS Apache RTR 200

TVS Apache RTR 200 Powerful Bike

The TVS scooter sales register a growth of 7.6 percent with 93,573 units sold in February 2019 as against 86,935 units sold in the same month last year. Other than this, the motorcycle sales and export market for two-wheelers also saw a surge of 7 percent for both. The dispatched unit during last month was 54,029 units last month. Furthermore, the company has launched the entry-level Apache, the RTR 160 with ABS and gearing up to arm the Ntorq 125 with CBS soon.

4. Bajaj Auto

Bajaj Auto renowned manufacturer witnessed strong sales in February 2019. Overall, the company dispatched 3,27,985 units two-wheelers last month that is 10 percent more over the February 2018 sales, stood at 2,97,514 units.

Pulsar 150

Bajaj Pulsar 150 Indin No.1 Sports Bike

The company registered decent exported numbers of 1,41,462 units in February 2019 that is 16% higher over the 1,22,025 units exported in the same month of the previous year. In domestic sales, the registered growth was at 6 percent with dispatched 1,86,523 unit in February 2019 as compared to 1,75,489 units business during the same period of the last year. Taking into account year to date sales of motorcycles (Domestic+Exports) in the period April to February 2019, the indexed figures stood at 39,13,335 units with the leap of 26 percent over sold out 30,99,395 units in the same period in 2018.

5. Royal Enfield

The Chennai-based cruiser motorbike manufacturing firm Royal Enfield which has flagship 650 twins-the Continental GT 650 and Interceptor 650 helped the bike maker in attaining 49 percent growth in the export market in Feb 2019 with dispatched 2,564 units as opposed to 1,723 units sold in the corresponding month last year. While the indexed domestic sales for the company showcases a downfall of 16 percent with 60,066 units lowered from 71,354 units in Feb 2018. In combined sales, Royal Enfield registered a decline of 14 percent with 62,630 units, which was 73,077 units in a similar month last year.

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

RE Continental GT 650 Most Demanding Color

If considers brand’s sale In the period from April 2018 to February 2019, the recorded figures in overall sales are at 765,267 motorcycles, up 3 percent over 744,405 motorcycles in said 11 months of last FY. In a similar time period, the domestic sales also witnessed a growth of similar 3 percent with 746,839 units up from 727,021 motorcycles. On the other hand, the hike in International sales is at 6 percent from 17,384 to 18,428 units. The Royal Enfield has updated its existing products lineup including models Thunderbird, Thunderbird X, Classic, Bullet and other with the ABS in order to comply with the upcoming safety norms in April 2019. in addition to this, there are expectations that brand could add a 350cc and 500cc scrambler version of the Classic to the lineup anytime soon.

6. Suzuki Motorcycle

In February 2019, the Suzuki Motorcycle India dispatched a cumulative sum of 65,630 units as compared to 51,831 units decomposed in during the same month in 2018. It was a hike of 27 percent in combined sales (Domestic + Exports).  If year-to-date sales are considered for the Suzuki, the company recorded cumulative sales of 680,470 units in the period from April 2018 to February 2019. As compared to the same period last fiscal, the decomposed units stand over 522,929 units with a 30 percent growth rate.

Suxuki Burgman

Suzuki Burgman Maxi Scooter

Other than this, 2019 Suzuki V-Storm 650XT ABS was also introduced to the Indian lineup at the asking price of INR 7.46 lakh (ex-showroom). Well, the motorcycle had originally marked its presence in the Indian biking industry last year. The bike maker updated the model with several updates like new graphics, hazard lights, and side reflectors as well for the 2019 model year. Mechanically, the motorcycle did not see any alteration and compete with the rival the Kawasaki Versys 650 in the segment.

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