September 2018 has been a successful month for almost all the mainstream two-wheeler manufacturers. All managed to register growth in sales last month on YoY basis. Hero Splendor which competes with the mighty Honda Activa for the top position in monthly sales charts managed to outnumber the Activa by a small margin of 699 units.
The Hero MotoCorp which had four motorcycles in top ten bikes list garners increased sales by 6.72 per cent. The best seller Splendor gathered 2,85,508 units to stay clear of its fellow HF Deluxe with 2,01,240 units and 15 per cent volume surge. The Passion range continued to manage its third position even last month with 95,057 units decomposed.
The last model from Hero lineup, the Glamour, only recorded a dip in sales by 2 per cent for 82,864 units sold. Also, the bike slipped a step down to make way for the highly popular Pulsar series accounted for a cumulative sales of 89,374 units in September 2018.
|Models||September Sales 2018|
|Hero HF Deluxe||2,01,240|
|Honda CB Shine||80,612|
|Royal Enfield Classic 350||44,021|
Other than this, the Bajaj commuters in the 110cc segment, the CT100 and the Platina played well last month. The strategy of revising price for the mentioned models is being considered as a major reason for upliftment in Bajaj 110cc bikes in ranking. The CT100 rose to fourth with 89,387 units and 14 per cent growth. While the Platina holds eight spot in top 10 two-wheelers listing with gathered 67,450 units with a hike of massive 41 per cent.
From Honda stable, there is only a contender, the CB Shine which is one of the most selling 125cc commuters in India. Parched at seventh position, the CB Shine recorded a plunge of 8 per cent with 80,612 units sale last month.
TVS Motors that is noted for its Apache Series observed September as mixed with recorded 17 per cent growth. The brand’s scooter segment with scooters like the NTorq and the Pep+ witnessed sales momentum. The registered sales for the newly launched NTorq were over 20,000 units. The Apache series, though, continue to climb up to ninth spot and outsells Royal Enfield Classic 350 with 44,021 units last month.