Honda 2Wheelers India sales crossed one million sales (1.052 units) for the first time. The Japanese company sold more than one lakh units on Dusshera day alone for the first time.
After the highest ever single month sales crossing six lakh mark in August 2017, the company peaked at over six lakh mark for two months in a row.
Starting with a record of more than 52,000 sales on Day 1 of Navratri, the customer demand across all regions saw the company's retail sales grow by 50 percent in the Navratri Dussehra period.
Honda sold a total of 601,998 two-wheelers compared to 568,753 units sold in September 2016. Of these sales, domestic market sales stood at 569,888 units while exports continued to grow over 30,000 mark at 32,110 units.
For the first time, Honda 2Wheelers India sales have crossed three million mark in the domestic market in just six months. With the high demand for Honda two-wheelers, Honda claims to be the No.1 volume gainer and No.1 market share gainer of the industry.
Elaborating on the record customer buying this festival, Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said, "As a trend, we are seeing huge spike in our customer walk-ins and overall retails in every festival, be it Ganesh Chaturthi, Onam or the most recent 50% jump in Navratri."
"On Dussehra alone, Honda's retails crossed 1 lac mark for the first time ever. This is the first time ever that over One Million Indians are already celebrating with their new Honda two-wheeler this festival while Dhanteras and Diwali yet to come in October. We are confident that the stage is set for a bumper festival ahead."
Honda 2Wheelers India has been growing at a tremendous pace in recent times. The company has been launching product unique to the Indian market along with a wide network of sales and service.
Honda 2Wheelers India sells the popular Activa series, Dio, motorcycles such as Hornet, Unicorn, Shine among others.