Honda Active leads the way in the top selling scooters of February 2016 list. The Activa 125, 3G and I series have cumulatively accomplished a total of 2,10,028 units last month with an increase of 18.34% compared to the corresponding month the previous year with 1,77,475 units of deliveries. The Activa is a significant product in the Honda’s scooter line-up as it not only heads the charts but beats the nearest rival by over 1,60,000 sales number.
Behind the Activa, the pack is so close as TVS Jupiter managed to get the better of Hero Maestro to finish second. At 38% surge in sales, 47,712 units were retailed in February 2016 as against 34,524 in the same month the previous year. The best-selling Hero scooter in the country, Maestro, pulled off a similar sales in comparison to Feb 2015 by garnering 42,851 units.
With the popularity of the Maestro not fading away, Hero Duet slots in behind in fourth with a 31,456 total. Yamaha Fascino launched last May was an instant hit in the Indian two-wheeler market and it’s the highest-selling product for the Japanese manufacturer currently with a February retail figure of 17,034 units.
In the second half of the table, the only Suzuki product in the top 10 table sat on seventh as the Access running for nine years on Indian roads registered a sales of 13,189 units. This is at a 15% drop against Feb 2014 and in order to compensate that Suzuki has introduced a mid-life facelift last week with several exterior revisions.
Hero Pleasure comes in at sixth as 13,849 units were sold last month but it endured a significant slump in sales by 44% compared to Feb 2015. The youth favourite Honda Dio popped in at eighth with 10,243 units ahead of its sibling Aviator which encountered a 13% drop in retailing numbers with 9,045 units – against 10,389 in Feb 2015.
Rounding out the top 10 best-selling scooters list for February 2016 is Yamaha Ray. Despite positioned at last, the Ray has managed to acquire 12% increase in sales as 7,357 units were sold last month when compared to 6,552 units in the corresponding month the previous year. Apart from the top 10, the TVS models such as Pep+, Zest and Wego were able to sell in the 5,000 region whilst Vespa had to settle with 55% drop in sales as only 1,589 units were sold in the concluded month.