Hero Splendor finished on top of the two-wheeler sales charts in the month of February 2023 with a total of 2,88,605 units
In the month of February 2023, Hero MotoCorp’s Splendor continued to finish on top of the two-wheeler sales standings as 2,88,605 units were sold against 1,93,731 units during the same period last year with a YoY positive volume increase of close to 49 per cent. The Honda Activa maintained its second spot with a total of 1,74,503 units.
Compared to the same period last year with 1,45,317 unit sales, a YoY volume increase of 20 per cent was noted. The Bajaj Pulsar series was the third most sold in India with a domestic tally of 80,106 units as against 54,951 units during the corresponding period in 2022 with a YoY sales jump of 45.7 per cent in India.
The Hero HF Deluxe finished in the fourth position with a total of 56,290 unit sales as against 75,927 units during the same period twelve months ago with a YoY negative sales growth of 25.8 per cent. The TVS Jupiter was the fifth most sold two-wheeler in the country last month as 53,891 units were registered against 47,092 units.
|Top 10 2-Wheelers||Sales In February 2023||Sales In February 2022|
|1. Hero Splendor (48.9%)||2,88,605||1,93,731|
|2. Honda Activa (20%)||1,74,503||1,45,317|
|3. Bajaj Pulsar (45.7%)||80,106||54,951|
|4. Hero HF Deluxe (-25.8%)||56,290||75,927|
|5. TVS Jupiter (14.4%)||53,891||47,092|
|6. Suzuki Access (7.1%)||40,194||37,512|
|7. Honda Shine (-56.4%)||35,594||81,700|
|8. TVS XL100 (-1.4%)||35,346||35,848|
|9. TVS Apache (112.9%)||34,935||16,406|
|10. TVS Raider (105.8%)||30,346||14,744|
This led to a YoY positive sales growth of 14.4 per cent. In the second half of the table, Suzuki’s Access 125 slotted in at sixth with a total of 40,194 units against 37,512 units in February 2022 with a YoY growth of 7.1 per cent. Honda’s Shine 125 finished in the seventh position with 35,594 units against 81,700 units with a YoY decline of 56.4 per cent.
Only a few days ago, Honda introduced the Shine 100 to take on the entry-level commuters from Hero, Bajaj and TVS’ stable. The final three positions were covered by TVS Motor Company as the XL100, Apache and Raider finished in the eighth, ninth and tenth positions respectively.
The XL100 posted 35,346 units against 35,848 units with a YoY drop of 1.4 per cent while the TVS Apache range managed a total of 34,935 units against 16,406 units with a YoY surge of 112.9 per cent. The Raider 125 recorded 30,346 units against 14,744 units with a YoY growth of 105.8 per cent.