Honda Activa beats bikes to become top selling 2-wheeler in 2016

Honda Activa scooter continued to register highest sale among all 2-wheelers in India in 2016.Since last 7 months ,the scooter by Honda has been continuously ahead among others.Honda Activa has not only ended the 15 reign of Hero Motocorp's flagship Splendor in Indian market but also have captured 38% in the market share in the 2-wheeler segment.

This incremental growth of  Honda scooter has encouraged the company to set a higher sale target of 24% for 2016.According to SIAM - an association of auto manufacturers July has been the best month of sale for Honda Activa when its sales touched 2,56,173 units of scooters.This figure is 58,413 units more than iconic Hero Splendor.Remarkably, the sale figure of Honda Activa in July 2016 is the highest sale the company has ever witnessed in any month since its launch of this scooter in 2001.

In March 2014 , Honda Activa had surpassed the sale of Hero Splendor with a margin of 14,150.In that year Honda was able to sell 1,77,928 scooters.

'We are happy that Activa has been  a forerunner in the 2-wheeler industry sales chart',says Honda Motorcycles & Scooter India (HMSI) senior vice president for Sales and Marketing, YS Guleria