There has been a decline in the sales of motorcycles in the month of August. If we look at the figures of top 10 motorcycle sales, only 7,13,939 bikes have been sold with a decline of 16.31 percent. There are only 3 bikes out of the top 10, which have registered growth as compared to August last year. These include Hero Splendor, Honda CB shine and Bajaj Platina. So let’s know about the top 5 motorcycles sold in August:
Best selling Hero bike
Hero Splendor has been the best selling bike in August. In August 2021, 2,41,703 units of this bike have been sold, which was 2,32,301 units in August 2020. That is, Hero Splendor has registered an annual growth of 4.05 percent. Let us know that this bike comes in three models – Hero Splendor Plus (100 cc), Hero Splendor i Smart (110 cc) and Hero Super Splendor (125 cc). Prices for the 100 cc version start at Rs 63,750 (ex-showroom, Delhi).
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CB shine registers 22.42 percent growth
The second best selling bike in August 2021 has been the Honda CB Shine. Last month, 1,29,926 units of this bike were sold, which was 1,06,133 units in August 2020. That is, CB Shine has registered an annual growth of 22.42 percent. Hero HF Deluxe has been at the third position in the list. The sales of this bike have registered a decline of 35 percent on a yearly basis. It sold 1,14,575 units in August 2021, while 1,77,168 units of HF Deluxe were sold in August 2020.
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Bajaj Platina also did wonders
Bajaj Pulsar and Bajaj Platina are at the fourth and fifth positions in the list respectively. 66,107 units of Bajaj Pulsar have been purchased last month, which is 24.19 percent less than (87,202 units) in August 2020. At the same time, Bajaj Platina has been the bike that has achieved the highest year-on-year growth in August. 56,615 units of Bajaj Pulsar have been purchased last month, which is 40.50 percent less than August 2020 (40,294 units).