10 Top Selling Motorcycles in India FY 2020

With over 18 million units sold, India, remains the largest market for two wheeler automobiles. Evaluating the country’s preference w.r.t CC-Class segmentation, then 51-125cc range segment is by far the market leader with around 70% of the total units sale, followed by the 126-250cc at around 25%.

The sales figure in the country declined from FY18 to FY19, and with around 17 % decline in motorcycle and scooters segment during FY19-20 v/s FY19-18, the situation seems bleak than ever.

Though the figures have dropped drastically from 7.6 Million units sold during FY2018-2019, Hero motocorp still leads the sales figure with around 6.2 million two wheelers sold in FY2019-2020.

HMSI (Honda Motorcycles and scooters India) ranked 2nd with around 4.7 million units of two wheelers sold while TVS was placed 3rd with around 2.4 million units sold in FY2019-2020. Bajaj auto came 4th with 2.078 million and Suzuki secured the 5th place with 685 K units sold. In the top 5, only Suzuki registered a small positive growth of around 2.5%.

Let’s see the 10 Top selling Indian motorcycles, which emerged as industry leaders in terms of sales in FY 19-2020. You can also check out top 10 scooters in India HERE.

10# TVS APACHE

TVS Apache was launched in 2006 by TVS motors India and became popular as the first bike in India with a petal disc brake. In 2008, it won “Performance Bike of The Year” from “Business Standard Motoring Award”. While its 2016 released TVS Apache RTR 200 4V has been awarded the “NDTV Motorcycle of the Year up to 250cc” in 2017.

With various new variants and feature updates, and 3,65,232 units sold in India during FY19-20, it’s still remains one of the most popular name amongst racing enthusiasts.

TVS APACHE Key Specifications and Price in India:

ModelsApache RTR 160, Apache RTR 160 4V, Apache RTR 180, Apache RTR 200 4V and Apache RR 310
Ex-showroom price (all models)₹ 98,000 – ₹ 2.40 Lakh
On Road Price (all models)₹ 1.15 Lakh – ₹ 2.75 Lakh
Mileage35 to 50 km/l
Displacement159.7 cc – 312.2 cc
Fuel Tank Capacity11-12 Litres
Seat Height790 mm – 810 mm
Weight139 Kg – 174 Kg
Max Power15.10 [email protected] rpm – 33 [email protected] rpm
Units Sold in FY20193,65,232

9# ROYAL ENFIELD CLASSIC 350

Royal Enfield is still considered as the motorcycle brand that delivers the need of adventurers on those long drives, igniting the passion of motorcycling, while being dependable enough to ride through any terrain.

With “Timeless, looking through tomorrow” as it’s motto, and 3,98,093 units sold in India during FY19-20, Royal Enfields Classic 350 ranked 9th best-selling bike in India.

ROYAL ENFIELD CLASSIC 350 Key Specifications and Price in India:

ColoursChestnut, Silver, Black, Ash, Pure Black and Mercury Silver
Ex-showroom price (all models)₹ 98,000 – ₹ 2.40 Lakh
On Road Price (all models)₹ 1.15 Lakh – ₹ 2.75 Lakh
Mileage35 to 50 km/l
Displacement346 cc
Fuel Tank Capacity13.5 Litres
Dimensions2160 mm (L) x 790 mm (W) x 1090 mm (H)

 

Wheelbase (1390 mm),

Ground clearance (135 mm)

Weight194 Kg (with 90% fuel and oil)
Max Power19.8 [email protected] rpm
Units Sold in FY20193,98,093

8# BAJAJ CT-100

Bajaj CT 100 is a well-known name amongst the Indian consumers. Regarded as one of the best commuter bike in the country; the model has stood the test of time amongst fierce competition.

With prestigious recognition like “Jury’s Choice Pre-Owned Commuter Bike of the year” by “Droom Pre-Owned Auto Awards 2”, and 4,80,204 units sold in India during FY19-20, Bajaj CT is ranked 8th best-selling motorcycle in India.

BAJAJ CT 100 Key Specifications and Price in India:

ModelsCT 100 KS Alloy BS6 &

 

CT 100 ES Alloy BS6

Ex-showroom price (all models)₹ 42,790 – ₹ 50,470
On Road Price (all models)₹ 51,000 – ₹ 59,000
Mileage75 to 85 km/l
Displacement102 cc
Fuel Tank Capacity10.5 Litres
Dimensions1945mm (L) x 752mm (W) x 1072mm (H)
Weight115 Kg
Max Power5.8 kW (7.9 PS) @ 7500 rpm
Units Sold in FY20194,80,204

7# HERO PASSION PRO

Hero Passion is yet another commuter motorcycle, known to Indian customers since 2001, for its affordability and style. With its sleeker and trendy design, fitting Indian customers pocket and 5,02,264 units sold in India during FY19-20, Hero Passion Pro is ranked 7th best-selling motorcycle in India.

HERO PASSION PRO Key Specifications and Price in India:

ModelsPassion Pro, Passion XPro & Hero Passion PRO i3s
Ex-showroom price (all models)₹ 52,975 – ₹ 67,940
On Road Price (all models)₹ 65,647 – ₹ 76,572
Mileage60 to 70 km/l
Displacement113 cc
Fuel Tank Capacity10 Litres
Dimensions2036 mm (L) x 715-739 mm (W) x 1113 mm (H)
Weight117kg (Drum), 118kg (Disc)
Max Power6.73 kW @ 7500 rpm
Units Sold in FY20195,02,264

6# BAJAJ PLATINA

Bajaj Platina is a 100 cc commuter motorcycle manufactured by Pune based Bajaj Auto Limited, since 2006. It is considered as one of the best bike in the country, giving a comfortable riding experience, even on those bumpy roads.

Bajaj Platina 100 cc won “bike of the year 2007” by NDTV Profit Bike India and with 5,78,237 units sold in India during FY19-20, Bajaj Platina is ranked 6th best-selling motorcycle in India.

BAJAJ PLATINA 100 Key Specifications and Price in India:

ModelsPlatina 100, Platina 110 and Platina 110 H-Gear
Ex-showroom price (all models)₹ 49,261 – ₹ 62,899
On Road Price (all models)₹ 59,500 – ₹ 75,500
Mileage78 – 85 km/l
Displacement102 cc
Fuel Tank Capacity11 Litres
Dimensions2003 mm (L) x 713 mm (W) x 1100 mm (H)
Weight117.5 kg ( Platina 100 ES)

 

116 kg ( Platina 100 KS)

Max Power5.8 kW (7.9 PS) @ 7500 rpm
Units Sold in FY20195,78,237

5# HERO GLAMOUR

Hero Glamour is undoubtedly one of country’s best-selling commuter motorcycles in the 125 cc segment. Since its launch in 2006, Hero Glamour had always been in news, whether for being the first Indian motorcycle to be launched with fuel injection or adopting style statement in commuter segment bikes; and now with 6,02,623 units sold in India during FY19-20, the all new Hero Glamour is ranked 5th best-selling motorcycle in India.

HERO GLAMOUR BS6 Key Specifications and Price in India:

ModelsHero Glamour, Hero Glamour i3s and Hero Glamour FI
Ex-showroom price (all models)₹ 60,900 – ₹ 70,950
On Road Price (all models)₹ 71,500 – ₹ 83,500
Mileage55 km/l
Displacement124.7 cc
Fuel Tank Capacity10 Litres
Dimensions2051 mm (L) x 720-743 mm (W) x 1074 mm (H)
Weight122 kg (Drum), 123 kg (Disc)
Max Power8 Kw (10.73 hp) @ 7500 rpm
Units Sold in FY20196,02,623

4# BAJAJ PULSAR

Bajaj Pulsar is an iconic Indian motorcycle, whose name has been synonym with speed, Race and machoism, since its launch in 2001.

The bike has won numerous awards during the last 19 years, some of the popular ones were; BBC Topgear Readers Choice Bike of the Year 2012-13 for Pulsar 200NS, BBC Topgear Bike of the Year 2010 for Pulsar 135 LS, CNBC Overdrive Hall of Pride Awards, ET NOW – ZigWheels Bike of the Year 2009-10 for Pulsar 135 LS.

With its tagline “Definitely Male”, perfect combination of style and performance and 8,56,026 units sold in India during FY19-20, the all new Bajaj Pulsar is ranked 4th best-selling motorcycle in India.

BAJAJ PULSAR 150 Key Specifications and Price in India:

ModelsPulsar 150, Pulsar 125, Pulsar NS200, Pulsar NS160, Pulsar 220F, Pulsar RS200 and Pulsar 180F
Ex-showroom price (all models)₹ 70,995 – ₹ 1,48,467
On Road Price (all models)₹ 84,200 – ₹ 1,72,148
Mileage50 km/l
Displacement149.5 cc
Fuel Tank Capacity15 Litres
Dimensions2,055 mm (L) x 755 mm (W) x 1,060 mm (H)
Weight144 kg
Max Power13.6 bhp @ 8,000 rpm
Units Sold in FY20198,56,026

3# HONDA SHINE

Honda Shine is a 125cc motorcycle developed by Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI). Known for its smooth 5-speed gearbox operation and smooth ride on bumpy Indian roads, Honda CB Shine emerged as India’s No. 1 selling 125cc motorcycle brand since the last decade.

The bike has created numerous milestones along its journey, from being the 1st 125cc Motorcycle to Cross 1 Lakh Sale in a Month to becoming highest selling 125cc motorcycle in the world. With prestigious awards like “Most appealing executive motorcycle 2016” from “J.D. Powers”, and with 9,48,384 units sold in India during FY19-20, the all new Honda Shine is ranked 3rd best-selling motorcycle in India.

HONDA SHINE Key Specifications and Price in India:

Emission TypeBS6
Ex-showroom price (all models)₹ 67,857 (drum) – ₹ 72,557 (disc)
On Road Price (all models)₹ 78,600 – ₹ 84,000
Mileage55 km/l
Displacement124 cc
Fuel Tank Capacity10.5 Litres
Dimensions2,046 mm (L) x 737 mm (W) x 1,116 mm (H)
Weight114 kg
Max Power10.5 bhp @ 7,500 rpm
Units Sold in FY20199,48,384

2# HERO HF DELUXE

With 88 km/l peak claimed mileage Hero HF Deluxe series motorcycles are one of India’s most fuel efficient bike and the most affordable motorcycle in Hero MotoCorps BS6 portfolio.

With its tagline “Mazbooti hai samjhauta nahi”, and with 20,50,974 units sold in India during FY19-20, the all new Honda Shine is ranked 2rd best-selling motorcycle in India.

HERO HF DELUXE Key Specifications and Price in India:

Emission TypeBS6
Ex-showroom price (all variants)₹ 46,800 – ₹ 58,000
On Road Price (all variants)₹ 55,000 – ₹ 68,700
Mileage65 – 85 km/l
Displacement97.2 cc
Fuel Tank Capacity9.6 Litres
Dimensions1,965 mm (L) x 720 mm (W) x 1,045 mm (H)
Weight109 kg (Kick), 112 kg (Self)
Max Power7.8 bhp @ 8,000 rpm
Units Sold in FY201920,50,974

1# HERO SPLENDOR

Indians are obsessed with mileage of their motorcycles and phrases like “Kitna deti hai?” had been asked almost by every consumer during the initial search, and Hero splendor has been the highest selling commuter motorcycle in the country, known for its durability, affordability and Mileage.

Regarded as one of the best mileage giving bike, with 80 km/l claimed mileage and 65 km/l in real world scenario, and with 26,32,800 units sold in India during FY19-20, the all new Hero Splendor is ranked the NO. 1 best-selling motorcycle in India.

HERO SPLENDOR PLUS Key Specifications and Price in India:

Emission TypeBS6
Ex-showroom price (all variants)₹ 60,350 – ₹ 63,860
On Road Price (all variants)₹ 72,000 – ₹ 76,700
Mileage65 – 80 km/l
Displacement97.2 cc
Fuel Tank Capacity9.8 Litres
Dimensions2,000 mm (L) x 720 mm (W) x 1,052 mm (H)
Weight110 kg (Kick), 112 kg (Self)
Max Power5.9 kW @ 8000 rpm
Units Sold in FY201926,32,800

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