Honda Activa overtakes Hero Splendor to become No 1 seller in 2016

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Honda’s Activa has broken the 17 year monopoly of motorcycles and has created history by becoming India’s No. 1 Selling 2 Wheeler for 6 Months consecutively in 2016.

Honda sold 1,338,015 units of the Activa range and has a clear 1.04 lac units lead over the nearest competition motorcycle (Hero Splendor)

Honda Activa is not only driving scooterization of the Indian 2Wheeler industry but contributes 15% to the domestic 2Wheeler industry. Launched 15 years back the Activa is India’s most loved and trusted automatic scooter.

Gaining lead as the India’s most preferred 2Wheeler for commuting, Activa’s domestic sales stood at 1,338,015 units in 2016 (Jan’16 to June, 2016) compared to 1,233,725 units in the same period of 2015.

What is most remarkable is Activa’s sharp rise to Numero Uno position. Activa added a phenomenal 197,295 units over last year in just six months (Jan to June, 2016) to be on the top!

Since its launch in 2001 as the 1st two-wheeler by Honda 2 Wheelers India, Activa has reactivated the dying automatic scooter market. Sales of Activa rose exponentially from 55,000 units in its debut year (FY’2001-02) to over 2.46 million units in last FY’2015-16.

Every second automatic scooter purchased in India today is a Honda Activa.

In fact Activa sales alone contributes 15% to the domestic 2Wheeler industry – which is more than entire 125cc motorcycle segment sales put together!

Honda Activa is also one of the most preferred scooter in Goa and is very popular.

Also read- Honda launches Activa 3G in Goa

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