The Honda Activa scooter continues to remain forward of the pack, promoting a complete of two,05,239 items in February 2019. Nevertheless, look again and a yr in the past, the Activa had offered 2,47,377 items in February 2018, a very good 17 p.c down YoY.
In what was fairly an upset in January 2019, the Suzuki Entry 125 had taken second spot, relegating the longstanding No 2 participant, the TVS Jupiter, to 3rd. However the TVS Jupiter has fought again in February, with despatches of 48,688 items, forward of the Suzuki scooter. The 110cc Jupiter continues to be a robust contributor to TVS Motor’s month-to-month gross sales efficiency.
Persevering with demand for the Suzuki Entry 125 implies that the scooter jotted up numbers of 48,265 items in February 2019. The Japanese firm’s turnaround efforts are lastly seen because it continues to work not solely on its product portfolio but in addition on the supplier improvement aspect. The constant and linear progress within the demand for Suzuki Entry 125 is to be attributed for this achievement together with the corporate’s increasing attain throughout the nation. It is a first for Suzuki in addition to the Entry 125 scooter, in not less than the final eight years or extra.
The closest contender to the Jupiter and Entry seems to be the Honda Dio. Nevertheless, the Suzuki Entry continues to outsell Honda Dio on account of its household scooter enchantment. The Honda Dio stays sturdy amongst younger school going patrons, with Jharkhand, Karnataka and Maharashtra being sturdy markets.
The Dio, which is the No. four bestselling scooter in India, noticed despatches of 45,zero17 items in February 2019. These numbers solely counsel that the Honda Dio continues to get pleasure from sturdy model fairness amongst younger and the new-age commuters throughout cities.
At No. 5 is the Hero Destini 125 whose volumes proceed to surge. The scooter’s aggressive pricing (sub-Rs 55,000, ex-showroom) seems to be working for Hero MotoCorp, which intends to desperately make a mark within the scooter phase, on this case the fast-growing 125cc class. Whereas it’s pure for the most important two-wheeler producer to obtain a very good response for its newly launched 125cc scooter, due to its widespread distribution community throughout the nation, the true report card can be outlined by the market response of not less than three quarters.
The TVS Ntorq, at No. 6, noticed despatches of 16,370 items, which implies month-to-month volumes for the newest TVS 125cc scooter have stabilised at round 15,000 to 17,000 items.
Hero MotoCorp’s 102cc Pleasure scooter, which targets city feminine commuters, secured wholesale volumes of 15,264 items in February 2019, greater than the 12,892 items in January 2019 however lower than the 16,893 items it notched a yr in the past. It stands on the seventh spot within the High 10 bestselling scooters listing.
At No. eight is the Yamaha Fascino, with 14,939 items, higher than the 12,493 items it did in January 2019. Yamaha must do extra if the uptick in demand is to be maintained. It’s adopted by one other Yamaha, the Ray, with 11,700 items.
Hero MotoCorp’s one-time sturdy scooter model Maestro, which used to fetch volumes of about 40,000 items monthly and gave robust competitors to the TVS Jupiter and Suzuki Entry previously, is now ranked tenth with 10,223 items. It might be attention-grabbing to gauge how Hero MotoCorp, which has been beneath large strain to carry out within the rising home scooter market, realigns its place when it rolls out the brand new Maestro Edge 125 within the coming months. Keep tuned for extra updates on this thrilling car phase.