The Honda Activa continues to dominate the scooter rankings and how. In April 2017, the popular brand sold a total of 312,632 units – or a stupendous 10,420 for each day of April! The largest selling scooter brand continues to improve upon its YoY figures. Having sold 233,935 units in April 2016, it has notched a solid 33.64 percent growth in April 2017, faster than the top-selling motorcycle brand – Hero Splendor.
Meanwhile, picking up further on growing demand, the 110cc TVS Jupiter has also clocked YoY growth of 35.30 percent with sales of 58,527 units in April 2017 (April 2016: 43,256). Imporatantly, riding on Jupiter sales, TVS Motor has now become the second largest scooter player in the domestic scooter segment, beating Hero MotoCorp by a thin margin in FY2016-17.
Riding past the Hero Maestro in April 2017, the Honda Dio ranks No. 3 with sales of 43,948 units, up by 189.11 percent YoY albeit on a low year-ago base. Honda Dio’s sales in April last year stood at 15,201 units only.
At No. 4 is Hero MotoCorp’s bestselling scooter brand, Maestro with sales of 35,213 units (down by 0.65 percent). The Maestro had sold 35,445 units in April 2016.
Suzuki Motorcycle’s bestselling model in India, the Access 125 scooter sold 28,020 units in April 2017, up by an impressive 59.28 percent YoY. The Suzuki Access 125 continues to be a strong contender in the Indian scooter market and is one popular model from the Japanese company to have tasted success consistently.
Yamaha’s 113cc scooter models Fascino and Ray rank sixth and seventh in April 2017. While the Fascino sold 21,479 units (down by 0.58 percent YoY), the Ray went home to 15,442 buyers (up by 78.21 percent YoY) in April 2017.
At No. 8 is the Hero Duet, which has recorded sales of 14,817 units last month. The Hero Pleasure ranks ninth with sales of 13,716 units.
Honda’s Aviator, which was No. 8 in April 2016, is now at tenth place with sales of 11,686 units in April 2017.