The Top 10 Motorcycles for FY2021 registered a cumulative sales degrowth of 10 percent over FY2020. Even though the Motorcycles segment reported a decline in sales; the scenario was much better when compared to the Scooters segment.
Hero Motocorp ruled the segment with 2 offerings in the Top 5 and 4 models in the Top 10 selling Motorcycles. It was closely followed by Bajaj with 3 models on the list. Honda, Royal Enfield, and TVS had one model each in the Top 10.
Top 10 Motorcycles sold in FY2021 (April 2020 to March 2021) -
Hero Splendor continued its dominance in the Indian market and emerged as the highest-selling motorcycle in the Indian market for FY2021. Hero Splendor defines the entry-level commuter segment and offers extreme value for money with high mileage and lower cost of maintenance. The model recorded sales of 24,60,248 units in FY2021.
HF Deluxe ranked second on the list. The sales for the model declined 19 percent to 16,61,272 units in FY2021 as compared to 20,50,974 units sold in FY2020.
Honda CB Shine was one of the few models to register a YoY growth and the sales improved to 9,88,201 units in FY2021, up 4 percent as against 9,48,384 units sold in FY2020. Honda’s focus in the entry-level commuter segment is clearly visible with the sales enhancement and it shall be trying its best to target Hero’s Deluxe and Splendor.
Bajaj Auto’s Pulsar range still proves to be immensely successful and the model recorded a double-digit YoY growth even in a pandemic year! It ranked fourth in the list with 11 percent growth to 9,45,978 units in FY2021, up from 8,56,026 units sold in FY2020.
Hero Motocorp's Passion and Glamour were able to take the fifth and sixth spot in the table respectively. While Passion's volumes slipped 3 percent YoY, Glamour recorded a massive 23 percent YoY decline!
Platina and CT were the other Bajaj Auto models in the Top 10 list. Both the entry-level offerings were not able to make an impact and sales declined 22 percent and 41 percent respectively in FY2021.
Royal Enfield Classic 350 came in eighth with 3,61,140 units sold in FY2021 and was down 9 percent as against 3,98,144 units sold in FY2020.
TVS Apache ranked ninth in the list with 3,25,644 units sold in FY2021 and declined 11 percent as compared to 3,65,237 units sold in FY2020.
Best Selling Motorcycles of FY2021 -