The month of February noticed the Hero Splendor retain its position at the top of the income chart for 2-wheelers, as it endured to outsell the Honda Activa for the sixth month in a row. The Splendor and the Activa sold four, forty-nine 480 gadgets in February 2019, accounting for 27.83 general despatches of 1,615,071 units from the Indian two-wheeler manufacturers.
For the sixth month, the Hero Splendor continued its strong run and outsold India’s maximum-selling scooter, Honda Activa. With Hero MotoCorp despatching two forty-four 241 gadgets, the Hero Splendor easily takes the No.1 spot, with 39,002 devices ahead of the Honda Activa that, noticed general despatches of 2,05,239 units in February 2019.
How essential both these bestselling merchandises are for their manufacturers may be gleaned from the fact that the Splendor, available in five versions, bills for a large 40 percent of Hero MotoCorp’s overall -wheeler income of 6,00,616 devices final month; at the same time as the Activa bills for 50.23 percentage of Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India’s general income of 4,08,559 two-wheelers in February 2019.
A little extra math and those merchandise’s significance to the Indian two-wheeler region is even more apparent. The Splendor and the Activa sold 4,49,480 devices in February 2019, accounting for 27. Eighty-three percent of total dispatches of 615,071 gadgets from Indian two-wheeler manufacturers.
Another excessive-promoting Hero MotoCorp motorcycle – the H.F. Deluxe – takes the third region with 1,84,396 devices, albeit its income decreased from the 1,95,706 units it offered in January 2019. The 100cc mass commuter motorcycle stays a famous buy. With a call to return to the motorbike market, anticipate seeing the H.F. Deluxe logging better numbers in the coming months. According to the organization, the H.F. Deluxe is not best bought in rural and semi-urban markets. However, it is also witnessing demand within the urban wallet too.
Honda’s CB Shine, the pinnacle-selling motorbike inside the 125cc magnificence, is India’s fourth-biggest-selling -wheeler umbrella with wholesale volumes of 86,355 devices in February 2019, just like the 86,616 devices sold in January 2019. Honda expects the demand for its 125cc CB Shine fashions to be lower back on target in Q3 FY2019.
Likewise, the Bajaj Pulsar stays glued to No. Five positions, with despatches of 84,151 units, barely below the 85,099 units despatched in January 2019. The rejig in the Pulsar line-up has fetched top outcomes to the organization as the home wholesale despatches have progressed through a full-size 25,000–30,000 gadgets per month throughout the ongoing economy. This boom may be attributed to the new models delivered inside the Pulsar variety, the Classic 150, Twin Disc a hundred and fifty, and others.
If there may be an award for soldiering within the midst of sturdy-promoting motorcycles and scooters, it must visit the TVS XL Super moped. At No. 6, the robust performer sold 75,001 units last month, indicating that steam remains within the warhorse. TVS Motor Co is the sole moped producer within the U.S.A.Aold 8,09,517 mopeds inside the first eleven months of FY2019, a three. Sixty-three percent 12 months-on-year boom. Will upcoming BS-IV emission norms bog down the ride of the moped?
The Hero Passion is the 1/3 Hero motorcycle inside the Top 10 listing, and demand for this one appears to be on the upswing with a month-on-month upward thrust in its fortunes. An overall 67,374 gadgets had been despatched in February 2019, a great forty-one percent more than the forty-four 511,511 devices bought in January 2019.
Nonetheless, the Passion, which used to promote more than 1,00,000 devices per month, appears to have fallen because of multiple elements, which include the absence of clear differentiation in the brand perception of the Passion, Splendor, and the HF DeH.F.xe marquees inside Hero MotoCorp’s motorcycle portfolio. Secondly, the upward thrust of the HF DeH.F.xe has cannibalized the prospects of the Passion emblem in the domestic market in conjunction with the usual cut-throat marketplace competition. But the Passion’s return experience to the better rung of the Top 10 seems to have begun.
At No. 7 is Bajaj Auto’s Platina commuter motorcycle, with volumes of 53,044 devices in February 2019, down from the 58,231 devices sent in January 2019. The Platina portfolio is yet another successful implementation of disruptive product methods through Bajaj Auto in the home market. Starting with a sub-Rs 50,000 rate tag, the Platina is available in versions – 100cc and 110cc. The Bajaj Platina has sincerely grown to become an extreme rival to Hero MotoCorp and TVS Motor Company, even as consuming into demand for Honda’s Dream commuter bike series.
The closing two spots within the have exchanged places, with Jupiter taking the ninth spot with forty-eight,688 units and the Suzuki Access 125 at the tenth area with 48,265 gadgets.are taken up by two other scooters – the TVS Jupiter and the Suzuki Access, a hundred twenty-five, each additionally robust performer within the Top 10 Scooters List and underneath the largest of all of them – the Honda Activa. They
Both are down on their January 2019 numbers, but the reality is that the scooter marketplace is seeing a slowdown. With four, ninety-two,584 gadgets in February 2019, sales have been down 12.14 percent yearly in 12 months. With only a month to move for the monetary year 2019 to close, -wheeler producers keep their hands firmly crossed that an uptick comes to their manner.