The list of top 10 selling scooters in January 2019 witnessed Suzuki Access overtaking TVS Jupiter for the first time
In the opening month of 2019, there were no significant changes in the top 10 selling chart for scooters except the reentry of TVS Pep +, huge leap encountered by Suzuki Access and the recently launched Hero Destini 125 sat at fifth position with 21,352 units.
The Destini 125, introduced in October 2018, has been an instant success for Hero as it entered top 10 sales chart for scooters in no time and finished fifth in December 2018, its second full month in the domestic market. It has begun 2019 well by achieving more than 21,000 units for the first time and retained its fifth place in January 2019.
Honda Activa could not beat Hero Splendor for the overall honours last month as the motorcycle had a considerable edge. In fact, the Japanese manufacturer endured 18 per cent YoY sales drop. With 2,13,302 units, the Activa recorded YoY sales decrease of 13 per cent and among the popular scooters only the Dio endured positive sales growth.
|S.No||Top 10 Selling Scooters In January 2019||Number Of Units|
|5.||Hero Destini 125||21,352|
|10.||TVS Pep +||9,114|
It garnered 46,854 units with 19 per cent sales surge against 39,397 units in the same month last year. While it stood at fourth position in the sales table, the Grazia saw a sizeable drop in volume of 63 per cent. The Cliq and Aviator continued their downward trend with 69 and 71 per cent YoY sales decrease respectively.
Suzuki’s best-selling model in india, the Access 125, posted a massive 44 per cent sales leap as 54,524 units were retailed in January 2019 against 37,783 units in the corresponding month in 2018. In doing so, the Access overtook TVS’ Jupiter for the first time and it finished second behind the Activa.
TVS Motor Company registered 0.7 per cent YoY growth last month and it was aided by Jupiter and Ntorq in the scooter department. The Jupiter dropped a place to Access for third while the Ntorq ended up sixth with 15,836 as it continued its consistent run. Elsewhere, Hero’s Pleasure and Maestro were positioned seventh and ninth, and Yamaha’s only scooter in the top 10, the Fascino, finished eighth.