Honda Two Wheelers Sales Surpasses 5 Million Mark



2017 turned out to be a smashing year for the Japanese manufacturer as it sold more than 57 lakh units in the last calendar year

Honda Activa

Gallery

Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) has reached yet another milestone. The company recently announced that it has surpassed the 5 million sales mark in just one calendar year. In 2017, the company sold a total of 57,94,893 units. Compared to last year, this is a rise of 20 per cent. According to the company, the month of December alone saw sales rise by 77 per cent, translating to 3,63,226 units being sold in just one month!

Honda CB Hornet 160R

Commenting on the occasion, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India, said, “Looking back, 2017 was the year of disruption for the industry. Accelerated customer buying shift within segments saw scooters becoming popular in the traditionally motorcycle dominated states too."

Honda Grazia

He further added, "New capacity expansion, 3 new product launches and increased network penetration in tier II and tier III markets resulted in Honda successfully breaching the 5 million sales mark for the first time in 2017. We thank all our customers for choosing a Honda, with the promise that we will keep innovating ahead of their expectations. Moving ahead, we are confident of meeting our target of 6.0 million unit sales in 2017-18.”

Honda Navi

It is no hidden fact that majority of the contribution here comes from the immensely popular Honda Activa. Ever since its debut, the Activa has been the go-to scooter for every average Indian family. Not surprisingly, this has made the scooter the best-selling two-wheeler in India. According to the company, one Activa is sold every nine seconds!

Honda CB Hornet 160R

Along with the scooter, the Honda CB Hornet 160R and the Honda CB Shine bikes have also been very popular among two-wheeler buyers in India. The Japanese manufacturer recently debuted an all-new 125cc scooter this year, the Honda Grazia. So far, it too has been received well with over 15,000 units sold in just 21 days of its launch. We expect Honda to continue this positive momentum in 2018 as well. What we also expect is a new motorcycle to be launched at the 2018 Auto Expo along with a few more interesting products being showcased. 

Related news

Don’t Miss

While BJP's Swamy hails VP's decision, Shiv Sena criticises the move
Cash for vote..Rs 41300000 cash, 4.52 kg gold seized in Karnataka
9 new ministers to take oath as Amarinder Singh to expand cabinet
Breaking: POSCO Act: Ordinance on death for child rapists gets a nod
IMF expects this from India
Sensex ends flat at 34,415.58; tech stocks RISE
18 Rohingyas arrested in Tripura for entering country illegally
BMW India launches third generation of SUV X3
Apple working on iPhone SE 2
Now you don't need a commercial licence for taxis and autos
Modi warns Pak from London,stop terror else face surgical strike..Rapes are worrisome, says PM
10 Points: Where has all the cash disappeared from ATMs
50 IIT alumni quit jobs to form political party, declare mission statement
A 14-year-old abducted and raped in a temple in Haryana
Major controversies of Asaram Bapu
Infant raped, killed in MP; 1 arrested
Amitabh Bachchan 'attacked'.. Details here
Good news: All metro stations in Delhi will be counterless soon
UP CM Yogi Adityanath a hit on Facebook
Hmm..Deepika walks hand-in-hand with ex Ranbir Kapoor
Pakistan calls India's claims on surgical strike 'baseless'
Chaiwala as PM has made Indians aspirational..Modi targets Gandhi family in London
LIVE: PM Modi and Prince Charles visit exhibition on 5000 Years of Science and Innovation
1993 Mumbai blasts death row convict Tahir Merchant dead
Can dogs predict earthquakes? Read here
Save Constitution: Rahul dares PM Modi to let him speak for 15 mins
Refrain from making irresponsible statements, Modi suggests MPs, MLAs
Cong may move court if impeachment notice rejected, say party leaders
Watch who brought the first ray of consciousness in special series 'Shoshit'
Delhi-NCR soaks in Bihu festivities

Most Recent





Most Popular