Top 10 Bikes May 2022
Hero Splendor posted 2,62,249 units in May 2022 compared to 1,00,435 units during the same period in 2021 with a year-over-year volume growth of 161.1%
In May 2022, Hero MotoCorp’s Splendor entry-level commuter topped the motorcycle sales charts with 2,62,249 units sold compared to 1,00,435 units during the same period in 2021 with growth in the year-on-year volume of 161.1%. Its sibling, the Hero HF Deluxe, was the second best-selling motorcycle in the country last month.
The HF Deluxe recorded 1,27,330 units sold last month compared to 42,118 units in the corresponding period in 2021 with a positive sales increase of 17.9% year-on-year. The Honda CB Shine finished in third place with 1,19,765 units sold compared to 14,666 units in May 2021 with a year-on-year sales increase of 716.6%.
The hugely popular Bajaj Pulsar series ranked fourth with 69,241 units sold compared to 39,625 units in the same period twelve months ago with a year-over-year volume increase of 74.7%. Late last year Bajaj introduced the F250 and N250 and based on the quarter-litre bikes, the brand appears to be gearing up to launch the N160 soon.
|Top 10 Bikes (Annual)||May 2022 sales||May 2021 sales|
|1. Hero Splendor (161.1%)||2 62 249||1 00 435|
|2. Hero HF Deluxe (17.9%)||1,27,330||42 118|
|3. Honda CB Shine (716.6%)||1,19,765||14,666|
|4. Pulsar Bajaj (74.7%)||69,241||39,625|
|5. RE Classic 350 (224.2%)||29,959||9,239|
|6. Hero Glamor (287.8%)||28,363||7,313|
|7. Apache TVS (36%)||27,044||19,885|
|8. Bajaj Platinum (55.2%)||17,336||11,164|
|9. Yamaha FZ (400.9%)||15,068||3,008|
|10.TVS Sports (71.1%)||11,818||6,905|
Additionally, the Pulsar 250 Eclipse Edition appears to be on the horizon and it has been teased on its social media handles. The next-generation Pulsar 125 and Pulsar 150 are also in the works and were recently spotted testing in near-production form. The Royal Enfield Classic 350 finished in fifth position with 29,959 units compared to 9,239 units in May 2021 with an annual growth of 224.2%.
In the second half of the chart, Hero Glamor finished in sixth position with 28,363 units compared to 7,313 units during the same period in 2021 with positive sales growth of 287.8% year-over-year. TVS Apache posted a national cumulative count of 27,044 units compared to 19,885 units in May 2021 with a year-on-year increase of 36%.
The Bajaj Platina finished eighth with 17,336 units against 11,164 units with year-over-year growth of 55.2%. The Yamaha FZ and TVS Sport finished ninth and tenth respectively with 15,068 units and 11,818 units.