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Two-wheeler sales in December rise 8%: Here's all you need to know

India's seven two-wheeler manufacturers who control more than 98 percent of the domestic market clocked sales of 1.12 million units in domestic sales in December, up 8 percent compared to 1.04 million units.

January 04, 2021 / 11:37 AM IST
Domestic sales of India’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers, Hero MotoCorp, grew 3.16 percent in December to 425,033 units as against 412,009 units sold in the same month in 2019. The company said that consumer sentiments are expected to improve and the positive trend will continue. (Image: Hero MotoCorp)
Domestic sales of India’s largest manufacturer of two-wheelers, Hero MotoCorp, grew 3.16 percent in December to 425,033 units as against 412,009 units sold in the same month in 2019. The company said that consumer sentiments are expected to improve and the positive trend will continue. (Image: Hero MotoCorp)
The maker of Activa and Unicorn, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India, saw its domestic sales in December rise 5 percent to 242,046 units as against 230,197 units clocked in the same month in 2019. 2021 marks the 20th anniversary year for Honda in India. (Image: Honda)
The maker of Activa and Unicorn, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India, saw its domestic sales in December rise 5 percent to 242,046 units as against 230,197 units clocked in the same month in 2019. 2021 marks the 20th anniversary year for Honda in India. (Image: Honda)
Pune-based Bajaj Auto, India’s third largest maker of two-wheelers, clocked 3.63 percent growth in December volumes to 128,642 units in the domestic market as against 124,125 units sold in December 2019. (Image: Bajaj Auto)
Pune-based Bajaj Auto, India’s third largest maker of two-wheelers, clocked 3.63 percent growth in December volumes to 128,642 units in the domestic market as against 124,125 units sold in December 2019. (Image: Bajaj Auto)
TVS Motor Company, the producer of Apache and Jupiter models, saw its domestic sales go up by 12.5 percent to 176,912 units during December as against 157,244 units clocked December 2019. (Image: TVS Motor Company)
TVS Motor Company, the producer of Apache and Jupiter models, saw its domestic sales go up by 12.5 percent to 176,912 units during December as against 157,244 units clocked December 2019. (Image: TVS Motor Company)
Niche bike maker Royal Enfield clocked the best growth among its peers with volumes rising 35 percent to 65,492 units as against 48,489 units clocked in December 2019. The Chennai-based company which makes Interceptor and Classic range of bikes is India’s fifth largest bike maker. (Image: Royal Enfield)
Niche bike maker Royal Enfield clocked the best growth among its peers with volumes rising 35 percent to 65,492 units as against 48,489 units clocked in December 2019. The Chennai-based company which makes Interceptor and Classic range of bikes is India’s fifth largest bike maker. (Image: Royal Enfield)
India Yamaha Motors saw its domestic sales rise by 33 percent to 39,224 units in December as against 29,486 units clocked in the same month in 2019. The maker of Fascino and R15 models said it expects overall demand to continue growing in 2021. (Image: Yamaha)
India Yamaha Motors saw its domestic sales rise by 33 percent to 39,224 units in December as against 29,486 units clocked in the same month in 2019. The maker of Fascino and R15 models said it expects overall demand to continue growing in 2021. (Image: Yamaha)
Suzuki Motorcycle India, the two-wheeler subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation, saw a marginal growth in domestic sales at 44,773 units in December, a rise of 1 percent as against 44,368 units sold in December 2019. Gixxer and Burgman models are manufactured and sold by the company. (Image: Suzuki)
Suzuki Motorcycle India, the two-wheeler subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation, saw a marginal growth in domestic sales at 44,773 units in December, a rise of 1 percent as against 44,368 units sold in December 2019. Gixxer and Burgman models are manufactured and sold by the company. (Image: Suzuki)
Swaraj Baggonkar
first published: Jan 4, 2021 11:37 am
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