Yamaha India total sales in September 2019 stood at 53,724 units, up 1.94 percent as compared to 52,704 units sold in August 2019. Though this is not a significant increase, when comparing the present market scenario, this is some silver lining to the dark clouds that have been looming over the entire auto industry over the past many months.
From the below Yamaha sales report table it can be noted that the FZ, Fascino and Ray were the major contributors in terms of sales. FZ sales stood at 16,100 units in the past month, up 4.76 percent as compared to 15,368 units sold in August 2019 but down 24.07 percent or 5,105 units as compared to sales of 21,205 units sold in September 2018.
Sales of the Fascino suffered de-growth in September 2019 to 13,124 units, down 10.43 percent as compared to sales of 14,652 units sold in August 2019 and down 35.25 percent as against 20,268 units sold in September 2018.
The BS VI compliant Yamaha Fascino has been spied on test with launch set for early 2020. Apart from the updated engine, it also receives some design changes and now gets a semi-digital unit and alloy wheels measuring 12” in the front and 10” at the rear.
Sales of the Yamaha Ray and R15 also increased in September 2019 over sales in August 2019 to 10,208 units and 6,880 units respectively as compared to sales of 9,924 units and 6,004 units sold in August 2019.
Yamaha Saluto RX 110 and Saluto 125 motorcycles also noted a significant increase in sales in September 2019 to 3,220 units, up 32.84 percent as compared to 2,424 units sold in August 2019 and also growth of 0.50 percent over sales in September 2018 when 3,204 units were sold. This was the only two wheeler in the company lineup that showed positive growth in the past month over sales in the same month of the previous year.
The Yamaha MT15, introduced in India earlier this year has seen sales of 1,524 units in the past month, up 4.67 percent as against sales of 1,456 units sold in August 2019. The new MT15 receives a compact frame and hence allows for a smooth ride on Indian road conditions while its 155cc engine offers good power and torque figures and is highly fuel efficient.
Yamaha Alpha and FZ25 sales stood at 1,400 units and 728 units respectively in September 2019 down 10.49 percent and 11.22 percent respectively as compared to sales of 1,564 units and 820 units in August 2019. Sales in the past month were also down 34.91 percent and 59.65 percent as compared to sales of 2,151 units and 1,804 units respectively in September 2018.
Sales of the Yamaha Saluto RX increased 11.40 percent to 508 units in the past month as compared to sales of just 52 units in August 2019. However, this was a steep fall by 52.92 percent as compared to sales of 1,079 units sold in September 2018.
The Yamaha R3 gets up for a launch on December 19 in its BS VI format. Sales were at 32 units in the past month, down 11.11 percent as compared to 36 units sold in August 2019 and down 51 percent as against 66 units sold in September 2018. Yamaha will also launch BS6 compliant FZ and R15 soon.