Honda 2 Wheelers India crosses 5 lakh mark for second month in row

537,035 units sold in May’17 by Honda 2 Wheeler, Sales grows at 23% (double that of industry)

Continuing its aggressive sales momentum, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) closed May 2017 with 5 lakh units plus sales for second month in a row. Honda is the NO. 2 brand in domestic motorcycle segment for second month in a row

54% of new industry volumes coming from Honda

Overall Honda 2Wheelers India sold a total of 537,035 units (Domestic + Export) in May 2017 compared to 436,328 units in May 2016. Honda’s total sales grew by 23% which is double the industry growth of 11% in the month.

Domestic two-wheeler sales (scooter + motorcycle) grew 23% from 415,860 units in May’16 to 510,381 units in May’17.

Automatic scooter sales closed at 334,165 units in May’17 with a solid 24% over 268,429 units in May’16 thanks to new launches such as Activa 4G, Activa 125, Dio and Activa i.

Honda also consolidated as No. 2 brand in domestic motorcycle segment.

Honda’s motorcycles sales recorded a robust 20% growth (147,431 units in May’16 to 176,216 units in May’17).

With increased focus, Honda 2Wheelers India’s exports jump by 30% to 26,654 units from 20,468 units.

Bringing excitement closer to adventure motorcycling enthusiasts, Honda also announced commencement of bookings for the first 50 customers of Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin motorcycle in India.

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Honda 2Wheelers India – May 2017 sales
  May 2016 May 2017 Growth
Automatic scooters 268,429 334,165

(Honda strengthens leadership with 24% Y-o-Y growth)

Motorcycles 147,431 176,216

(Honda is No. 2 brand in domestic motorcycles for second month)

Domestic 415,860 510,381

(Domestic market share at over 30% for second month in row)

Export 20,468 26,654

(Despite subdued 4% industry growth, Honda’s exports up 30%)


+ Export

436,328 537,035

(Grows double the speed of industry, 3% jump in market share)