September turned out to be a good month for two-wheeler manufacturers, as both YoY and MoM sales growth were positive
Placed at second place with sales of 5,00,881 units in domestic market, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) was among the top gainers in September. The company registered YoY growth of 9.90%, as compared to 4,55,776 units sold in September last year.
Honda two-wheeler domestic sales September 2020
Activa continues to be the top selling Honda two-wheeler with a total of 2,57,900 units sold in September. YoY growth is 3.60%, as compared to 2,48,939 units sold in September last year. In numbers, Activa contributed more than 50% of all two-wheelers sold by Honda.
At number two is CB Shine, with 1,18,004 units sold in September. YoY sales are up by an impressive 32.75%, as compared to 88,893 units sold in September last year. CB Shine contributed 23.56% to the company’s sales in September. Activa and CB Shine together account for 75% of Honda Two Wheeler India’s total domestic sales.
At number three is Honda Dio with 33,639 units sold in September. Dio has registered negative YoY growth of -13.19%, as compared to 38,752 units sold in September last year. Percentage contribution in overall Honda two-wheeler sales is 6.72%.
At fourth place is Unicorn 160 that was launched in its BS6 avatar earlier this year in February. A total of 31,242 units were sold and percentage contribution was 6.24% in September. Top four – Activa, CB Shine, Dio and Unicorn account for 88% of Honda’s total sales in India for Sep 2020.
Honda Dream takes the fifth place with 19,667 units sold in September. YoY sales growth is down by -13.52%, as compared to 22,742 units sold September last year. Honda Dream contributed 3.93% to the company’s sales in September.
Other products in top ten include Livo (16,894 units), Grazia (9,854), Hornet 2.0 (8,237), and X-Blade (5,444). All of these have registered positive YoY growth. Newly launched Hornet 2.0 has registered sales of 8,237 units in September.
Honda two-wheeler exports September 2020
While domestic sales were buoyant, Honda’s exports have registered double-digit de-growth in September. A total of 25,978 units were exported, which is YoY de-growth of -12.73%. Exports during the corresponding period last year stood at 29,767 units.
Most exported Honda two-wheeler in September is Navi with a total of 5,452 units. YoY growth has zoomed 192.49%, as compared to 1,864 units exported in September last year. At number two is CB Twister with exports of 4,420 units. YoY growth is 750.00%, as compared to just 520 units exported in the corresponding period last year. At number three is Hornet 160R with exports of 4,037 units. YoY growth is 49.96%, as compared to 2,692 units exported in September last year.
Apart from these three, all other products have negative YoY growth. Dio is at fourth place with exports of 3,807 units whereas CB Shine takes the fifth spot with 3,328 units. Other products in top 10 include Livo (1,100 units), Grazia (960), Dream (910), X-Blade (732), and Unicorn 160 (672).