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Top 10 Motorcycles 150cc To 200cc Aug 2021 – Pulsar, Apache, R15, MT15, KTM

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Pulsar brand of motorcycles has among the most number of models in this category – Records the highest sales volume

The sporty commuter segment of motorcycles with engine displacement between 150cc and 200cc has been a very happening space in the Indian two-wheeler market for more than a decade and a half. It is also a very crowded space with multiple offerings from almost every auto manufacturer.

A total of 79,972 units of motorcycles from this category were dispatched by OEMs in August this year. This figure was lower than the monthly sales volume recorded in July 2021 as well as August 2020 with 1,18,581 units and 1,46,556 units sold respectively. This resulted in MoM and YoY decline 32.56 percent and 45.43 percent.

Motorcycles 150cc To 200cc Aug 2021 – Pulsar, Apache Lead Segment

The segment was led by Pulsar brand of motorcycles from Bajaj with a total sales volume of 28,927 units last month. In August last year, Bajaj sold 38,151 units of Pulsar bikes resulting in YoY growth of 24.18 percent. With 26,943 units of Pulsar sold in July this year, an MoM growth of 7.36 percent was recorded.

Pulsar was trailed by its arch-nemesis Apache from TVS at the second spot with 16,423 units dispatched to dealerships last month. Apache registered a decline in MoM as well as YoY figures by 39.82 percent and 51 percent.

150cc-200cc Segment Motorcycle Sales Aug 2021 vs Aug 2020 (YoY)
150cc-200cc Segment Motorcycle Sales Aug 2021 vs Aug 2020 (YoY)

Yamaha R15 witnessed jump in sales volume

Yamaha R15, which recently received a generation upgrade, jumped up to third place with 9,590 units sold last month. The entry-level sports bike registered a YoY growth of 75.51 percent and an MoM growth of 31.73 percent.

R15 was followed by another Yamaha prodigy- FZ with 7,608 units sold last month. The Pulsar 150 rival registered an MoM and YoY decline of 57.89 percent and 57.42 percent respectively. Honda broke into the list with Unicorn 160 at the sixth spot. With a recorded sales volume of 5,679 units in August this year, Unicorn witnessed a massive YoY decline of 80.71 percent and an MoM decline of 73.87 percent.

Avenger, MT-15, KTM 200 witness fall in sales

Hero MotoCorp managed to sell 3,344 units of Xtreme 160R last month in comparison to 2,302 units dispatched in July this year. An MoM growth of 45.26 percent was recorded. Bajaj retailed 2,110 units of Avenger 150 Street in August this year which was 244 units more than the sales volume in July which translates to MoM growth of 13 percent. However, in comparison to August 2020, a decline of 54.57 percent was recorded.

150cc-200cc Segment Motorcycle Sales Aug 2021 vs Jul 2021 (MoM)
150cc-200cc Segment Motorcycle Sales Aug 2021 vs Jul 2021 (MoM)

Yamaha dispatched 1,752 units of MT-15 in August this year. The naked street version of R15 registered YoY degrowth of 57.77 percent and an MoM decline of 67 percent. KTM sold 1,428 units of its 200 series comprising RC and Duke models. YoY growth decline of 52.27 percent was registered whereas MoM decline of 29.27 percent was recorded.

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