Honda Activa has continuously ruled the scooter sales list in India for years
Following our earlier report on top 10 two-wheeler sales in India in April 2023, we now bring take a look at scooter sales during the past month. Top five products – Honda Activa, TVS Jupiter, Suzuki Access, TVS NTorq and Hero Xoom constituted 90 percent of sales on this list.
Total sales in the past month stood at 4,36,051 units, up 42.32 percent from 3,06,389 units sold in April 2022. This was a volume growth of 1,29,662 units. Also taking into account scooter sales during the past financial year, there were 45,32,985 units sold in FY 2023 up 25.61 percent when compared to 36,08,899 units sold in FY 2022, thus relating to volume growth of 9,24,086 units
Top 10 Scooter Sales April 2023
Honda Activa topped the sales list once again, leading over each of the others by a significant margin. There had been 1,63,357 units sold in April 2022 which improved by 50.60 percent to 1,46,016 units in April 2023. This was volume growth of 82,659 units with the Activa commanding a 56.42 percent market share. Earlier this month the company dropped the 6G nameplate from the Activa. The scooter will now be known just as the Activa now with the 6G suffix being dropped.
TVS Jupiter sales dipped on a YoY basis to 59,583 units in April 2023, down from 60,957 units sold in April 2022. The Jupiter scooter commands a 13.66 percent market share. At No. 3 was Suzuki Access scooter with sales of 52,231 units in April 2023. This was a 58.60 percent YoY growth from 32,932 units sold in April 2022 with Access holding an 11.98 percent market share.
Sales growth was also reported for the TVS Ntroq that improved 5.79 percent YoY to 26,730 units in April 2023 from 25,267 units sold in April 2022. There was also the Xoom scooter on this list with 11,938 units sold last month. The Hero Xoom was launched in January 2023. This 110cc scooter in the sporty segment, is offered in three variants – LX (Rs 68,599, VX (Rs 71,799) and ZX (Rs. 76,699). All prices are ex-showroom.
Lower down the list was the Suzuki Burgman with 10,335 units sold in the past month from 9,088 units sold in April 2022. It was followed by the RayZR which has seen a 72.12 percent YoY growth to 9,945 units in April 2023 from 5,778 units sold in the same month last year.
2 Electric Scooters in India’s top 10 scooters list – Ather 450X, TVS iQube
Ather 450X electric scooter has posted an 82.62 percent YoY growth. Sales stood at 6,746 units in April 2023, from 3,694 units sold in April 2022. Ather has introduced a new base variant while the 450 Plus has been discontinued. This base variant is priced at Rs 98,079 while Ather 450X with ProPack carries a price tag of Rs 1,28,443. There was also the Fascino scooter (6,300 units) and TVS iQube (5,227 units) with both seeing YoY growth of 61.70 percent and 338.52 percent respectively.