Last updated on – 10 May, 2017

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Top Motorcycle Sales Report

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 March 2017
1 Suzuki 43.00%
2 Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India 33.00%
3 Royal Enfield 25.00%
4 TVS Motors 08.04%
5 Yamaha Motors 08.00%
6 Hero Motocorp -03.49%
7 Bajaj Auto -19.00%

1.Suzuki

Suzuki Motorcycles which stands on seventh position in the Indian two-wheeler Industry, easily managed to stick to its position with a magnificent rise of 43 percent in April 2017. Last month, the company has sold 36,289 units in contrary to 25,343 units dispatch in April 2016. Not that much, the Suzuki also experienced an exceptional growth of 42 percent in exports domain too, it recorded the sales of 7,535 two-wheelers in April 2017, as against to 5,290 units in the corresponding month previous year. All in all, the company has decomposed 43, 842 units (Domestic + Export) in April 2017.

Suzuki Gixxer Red

Suzuki Gixxer Red

There are a number of reasons which are being found responsible for positive sales of Japanese firm are, the introduction of new paint schemes for entire product lineup. A great contribution from premium segment two-wheelers (Scooters and Motorcycles) in India, which consists of Suzuki Access 125 and the Gixxer series motorcycles. The 125cc scooter has turned out a volume generator for the Suzuki since it get an overhaul over a year ago.

2. Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India, the Japanese automobile manufacturing firm has recorded an exceptional hike of 34 percent in (Domestic+Export) sales. The company has sold 578,929 units as compared to sold units in April 2016. Notably, the Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has crossed 5.5 lakh units sales mark for the first time in the domestic market with a plunge of 33% last month.

Honda Activa 4G

Honda Activa 4G

The top selling products list comprises Honda Livo, CB Shine, Activa and new Navi. Apart from them, a few additions have also been observed within the last few months, that are the Navi’s new Adventure and Chrome variants, Activa 4G and a revamped CB Unicorn 160 offering with the BS-IV engine. The scooter sales of the company also crossed the 3.5 lakh unit mark for the first time and recorded a 40% growth in sales.

3.Royal Enfield

The Chennai-based cruiser motorbike manufacturing firm Royal Enfield is being successful in attaining good sales in the month of April 2017. The company has disposed of 60,142 units in the past month as compared to 48,197 units in April 2016, which shows a rise of 25 percent in overall sales. Moreover, it also has exported a total number of 1,578 units in April 2017, which is 36 percent more than April 2016. While the domestic market sales in April 2017 was 58,564 units.

Royal Enfield Classic 350

Royal Enfield Classic 350

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.

4. TVS Motors

TVS Motor company also showed a satisfactory performance and gained a jump of 8.4 percent in its April 2017 sales. The company made an overall sale of 2,41,007 units in the previous month, against the 2,22,350 units in April 2016. The domestic sales of TVS also experienced an increment of 4 percent in April 2017. Scooter sales in April 2016 were at 63,341 units, which has been increased up to 81,443 units in April 2017.

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V

TVS Apache RTR 200 4V

Moreover, the two-wheeler exports also enhanced 43.9% from 24,658 units in April 2016 to 35,485 units exported in the April 2017.

5. Yamaha Motors

Yamaha Motor India has registered a sale of 68,817 two wheelers in India in April 2017. It is an 8 percent increase in sales as compared to the sales of corresponding month last year. With these sales numbers, the brand is stuck to its fifth position in the Indian biking industry.

Yamaha FZ 250

Yamaha FZ 250

Yamaha Motor India has registered a sale of 68,817 two wheelers in India in April 2017. It is an 8 percent increase in sales as compared to the sales of corresponding month last year. With these sales numbers, the brand is stuck to its fifth position in the Indian biking industry. Yamaha Motor India has registered a sale of 68,817 two wheelers in India in April 2017. It is an 8 percent increase in sales as compared to the sales of corresponding month last year. With these sales numbers, the brand is stuck to its fifth position in the Indian biking industry.

6. Hero MotoCorp

The largest two-wheeler manufacturing firm, Hero MotoCorp indexed a gross sale of 5.91 lakh units for the month of April 2017. In comparison to the corresponding month last year, the company disposed of a total of 6.12 lakh two-wheelers, which shows a downfall of 3.49 percent in sales in April 2017.

Hero iSmart 110

Hero iSmart 110

However, the company is not finding any trouble with these falling numbers. Because, the Indian two-wheeler industry has encountered heavy retail off-take by end of March 2017, owing to emission norms transition from BS-III to BS-IV standard. Currently, the company is looking forward and confident to match the earlier set trend of robust sales in May, as the wedding season is on. The products which counted as major sales producer in Hero’s lineup are the Splendor and the HF Deluxe as well as the Maestro Edge, which is the third largest selling scooter in India, supports a lot in the scooter segment.

7. Bajaj Auto

Ranked fourth in the Indian biking segment, Bajaj Auto is one of the most preferred motorcycle brands by the young, contrary to the above-mentioned companies. The company made domestic sales of 1,61,930 units in the month of April 2017, which is 19 percent less as compared to the 2,00,433 units in April 2016.

Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS

Bajaj Pulsar 200 NS

Moreover, the company’s export sales have increased by 44 percent and reached up to 1,32,002 units in April 2017, which was 91,465 units in April 2016. Taking the overall sales (Domestic + Exports) high by 1 percent, Bajaj Auto sold 2,93,932 units in April 2017 as compared to April month last year.

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