The two-wheeler sales battle is interesting with Honda Activa and Hero Splendor fighting it out every month for the top spot. In February, the Activa took the lead.
The Indian 2-wheeler market is unlike any other in the world. It majorly consists of low priced bikes and scooters which satisfy the commuting purpose of the population. Every month, there is a tussle between the Hero Splendor and the Honda Activa for the top spot. The former is the oldest selling bike of India while the latter is the most selling scooter till date in India.
In February, the Honda Activa took the top spot beating the Splendor by just over 20,000 units. The next few positions were held by the usual suspects from Hero with minimal change in sales. The only moped on sale currently in India, the TVS XL Super surprised with a 23% growth in sales beating most other two-wheelers on sale in India.
The next few spots do not see much movement except the Bajaj CT 100 which recorded almost 31% increase in sales due to introduction of a new variant. The Hero Maestro Edge which has been doing well since its launch saw a dip of 10% in its sales whereas the Hero Duet saw a rise of 30%. The TVS Apache is seeing consistent sales numbers since not all variants are on sale currently.
The Bajaj Avenger saw a spike in sales thanks to the new models which have been received well by the market. The Yamaha Fascino has been managing to clock decent numbers every month and is the company’s highest selling scooter currently. Old bikes like the Bajaj Platina and Honda Dream are also seeing good numbers.