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


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 616,526
2 Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India 476,364
3 TVS Motors 2,26,279
4 Bajaj Auto 199,340
5 Suzuki 57,023
6 Royal Enfield 55,082

1. Hero MotoCorp

In June 2019, the country’s largest two-wheeler maker, Hero MotoCorp sold 616,526 units with a drop of 12.49 per cent as against to 704,562 units sales recorded in the similar month last year. As per the reports, the company continues to register satisfactory volume (above 6 lakh unit) in the consecutive second month. However it is lower than expected as last month too, the sales graph is pointing downwards.


Hero Xtream 200

Hero Xtream 200 Powerful 200 Engine

The Hero Destini 125, 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. Other than this, the products such as the Maestro Edge 125, the new Pleasure 110, the Xpulse, the Xtreme 200S have become the part of Indian lineup within the last few months.

The introduction of these new products won’t help the bike maker in scaling up its monthly sales. Since the registered sale, last month shows a decline of 12.49 per cent which is due to low market sentiment in the automotive industry. The manufacturers are hoping for the positive outcome in the second half of 2019 considering favourable monsoon followed by the festive season.

2. Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India

Like other manufacturers, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India is also witnessing the dull market sentiment. This could be understood with the registered sales in June 2019 which accounted for 476,364 units as compared to 571,020 units in June 2018. This translates into a dip of 16.58 per cent in its total sales on YoY basis. Domestically, the company indexed sales of 450,888 units and 25,476 units for export market. Lately, the company introduced  its first ever BS 6 model, the Honda Activa 125 BS VI, which is slated to launch in India later this year.

Honda X Blade

Honda X Blade Robotech Design Motorcycle

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 the 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  2,83,461 units in June 2019 that showcase the decrease of 6.25 per cent over the same month a year ago, when the dispatch count was 3,01,201 units two-wheelers. Whereas, in the domestic market two-wheelers sales, the company sold 2,26,279 units in June 2019 as against 2,46,176 units sold in June 2018. It calculates a drop of nearly 9 per cent in year on year sales.

TVS Apache RTR 200

TVS Apache RTR 200 Powerful Bike

The TVS scooter sales register a fall of 3.8 per cent with 99,007 units sold in June 2019 as against 1,02,763 units sold in the same month last year. Other than this, the motorcycle sales grew by 2 per cent with dispatched 1,31,331 units in June 2019 as compared to 1,28,825 units sold in June 2018. As far as exports are concerned, TVS’ two-wheeler exports also witnessed an increase of 6 per cent from the roll-out of 65,971 units in June 2018 to 69,900 units in June 2019.

In the current financial year 2019-20 (April to June 2019), TVS’ two-wheeler segment indexed sales of 8.84 lakh units as against to 8.93 lakh units in the same period during the last fiscal.

4. Bajaj Auto

Bajaj Auto, the renowned manufacturer has witnessed a flat sales in June 2019. Overall, the company dispatched 351,291 units two-wheelers last month that is 4 per cent more over the June 2018 sales, which stood at 337,452 units.

Pulsar 150

Bajaj Pulsar 150 Indin No.1 Sports Bike

The company registered decent exported numbers of 151,95 units in June 2019 that is 11% more over the same month last year, when the shipped units were 151,951. In domestic sales, the company registered a decline of 1 per cent with dispatched 199,340 unit in June 2019 as compared to 200,949 units’ business during the same period of the last year.

5. Suzuki Motorcycle

In June 2019, the Suzuki Motorcycle India dispatched a cumulative sum of 67,491 units as compared to 52,217 units decomposed during the same month in 2018. It was a hike of 29 per cent in combined sales (Domestic + Exports). Domestically, the Suzuki clocked sales of 57,023 units in June 2019 as against to 46,717 units sold in the same month last year. It calculates as a growth of 22 per cent on a year-on-year basis.

If the first quarter of the current financial year (2019-20) is considered, the Suzuki recorded a cumulative sales of 2,05,073 units with a growth rate of 21 per cent over the similar time period during the last fiscal. The sold units then were stands at 1,70,103 units.

Suxuki Burgman

Suzuki Burgman Maxi Scooter

Other than this, the Indian lineup has witnessed the introduction of 2019 Suzuki V-Storm 650XT ABS at INR 7.46 lakh (ex-showroom). Besides countable changes like new graphics, hazard lights and side reflectors, the motorbike is all similar to the last model. However, in its new skin, the V-Storm 650XT ABS is getting succeed in adding the count to Suzuki sales. Other than this, the Suzuki Access 125 and the Gixxer range of motorcycles are the major sales generator for the company in India. On a happy note, the new 155cc Suzuki Gixxer SF and the Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 have also been launched in the country to give a back to Suzuki sales.

6. Royal Enfield

The Chennai-based cruiser motorbike manufacturing firm Royal Enfield has 650 twins-the Continental GT 650 and Interceptor 650 as its flagship product. These models help the bike maker in registering a growth of 72 per from 1889 units shipped in June 2018 to 3257 units exported in June 2019. While the indexed domestic sales for the company showcases a downfall of 54 per cent with 55,082 units lowered from 72,588 units in June 2018.

In combined sales, Royal Enfield registered a decline of 22 per cent with 58,339 units were dispatched in June 2019. Contrastly, the company sold 76,087 units in the corresponding month last year.

Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

RE Continental GT 650 Most Demanding Color

While the 650 Twin is doing well for the manufacturer, its bread and butter model, the Royal Enfield Classic 350 is struggling to attain the desired volume. And the reasons being considered behind such a dip in the sales of the entry-level segment consists of increased bike’s pricing and insurance prices as well among others. To bring this degrading situation under control the automaker is trying its level best by expanding its presence across the country and working on bringing BS-VI compliant offering of ongoing models before the new emission norms hit the country.

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