Top Selling Motorbikes in India 2021-22

Top Selling Motorbikes in India 2021-22

Top Selling Motorbikes in India 2021-22

Whether you are a bike enthusiast or looking to buy one, you’re probably curious about the Top Selling Motorbikes in India. Two-wheeler vehicles are the backbone of the Indian auto industry as this sector is able to support a large number of jobs and manufacturing in the country. However, Covid-19 related restrictions caused Motorbike sales to drop in May and it barely regained its original glory in June 2021. However, sales increased in July 2021 as Covid-19 restrictions eased up. Here’s a list of the best selling bikes.

Hero Splendor Plus

Hero Splendor Plus
Hero Splendor Plus

It’s no secret that the Hero Splendor is one of the top most selling Motorbikes in the Indian market. The Hero Splendor Plus is not the most expensive bike to own. Buyers in the Hero Splendor Plus bike segment don’t like spending a lot on maintenance and parts, and try to save money by doing things with the local mechanics. The Splendor Plus is a low maintenance bike, so people are happier buying it.

Key Features:

– 97.2CC single-cylinder engine delivers around 8 horsepower and 8 Nm of torque.
– Low- and mid-range torque that helps avoid throbbing with the gearbox.
– Lower seat height of around 780mm, ideal for short commuters.
– Full tank that can give 550 Kms on one full tank.

Price: Rs.63,750 (Ex-Showroom, New Delhi)

Its no exaggeration that Hero Moto Corp knows what motorcycle buyers in this segment need to meet their daily transportation needs.

Honda CB Shine 125

Honda CB Shine
Honda CB Shine


The next in the list of Top Selling Motorbikes to follow Hero Splendor Plus is the Honda CB Shine 125. This shows that people are turning towards motorcycles with a larger engine even for their daily commuting needs. There are many cities in India where the roads are uneven and with countless ups and downs, the entry level 100cc or 110cc doesn’t provide the required level of performance.

Key Features:

– 124CC single-cylinder engine delivers around 10 horsepower and 11 Nm of torque.
– Low- and mid-range torque that helps avoid throbbing with the gearbox.
– The power-to-weight ratio is better than most 110cc and 125 cc bikes in the passenger segment.
– 60 km mileage.

A frugal driver can easily extract more than 60 km of mileage from a Honda CB Shine 125. Sales of the CB Shine remain in the range of 80,000 to 1,10,000 units per month.

Hero HF Deluxe

Hero HF Deluxe
Hero HF Deluxe

Next up we have the Hero HF Deluxe, another motorcycle that sells over 1 lakh of units in a single month. Based on the Hero Splendor Plus platform, the HF Deluxe is a very affordable bike to start with. Its engine is the same unit you’ve already seen in the Hero Splendor Plus. The 97.2 cc, single-cylinder, fuel-injected engine produces 8 horsepower and 8 Nm of torque, which is more than enough for a daily commute in city limits.

Key Features:

– 97.2CC single-cylinder, fuel-injected engine delivers around 8 horsepower and 8 Nm of torque.
– Comfortable long seat, upright riding position with raised handlebar position, and center foot pegs
– Gearshift lever on the heel and toe.

Price:Rs.49,800(Ex-Showroom, New Delhi)

Bajaj Platina

Bajaj Platina
Bajaj Platina

The next in the list of Top Selling Motorbikes in India is the Bajaj Platina range of premium commuter bikes. There are two Platina bikes in the company’s line: the Bajaj Platina 100 and the Bajaj Platina 110. Both bikes record over 40,000 units per month, and speaking of July 2021 sales, the Platina series reached 54,606 units, nearly half of which is the HF Deluxe Champion.

Key Features:

– 100CC single-cylinder engine.
– 75 km mileage.

Price:Rs.52,915-65,500(Ex-Showroom, New Delhi)

According to tests, the Platina 100 provides 75 km of mileage, while its older brother, the Platina 110, can easily extract 70 km from one liter of petrol.

Bajaj Pulsar 125

Bajaj Pulsar 125
Bajaj Pulsar 125

Next up, we have the Bajaj Pulsar 125. Yes, the first Pulsar model in the Top Selling Motorbikes list in India. Aimed at middle-class youth, the Pulsar 125 makes a major filler vacated by the Pulsar 150.

Key Features:

– 125CC single-cylinder engine delivers around 11 horsepower and 11 Nm of torque.
– Disc brake and a separate seat variant with additional design details

Price:Rs.77,843(Ex-Showroom, New Delhi)

Bajaj CT 100

Bajaj CT 100
Bajaj CT 100

Bajaj has another sales gem in its portfolio, the CT 100. It is an entry level Bajaj bike aimed at the lower economic group who primarily live in Tier 2 cities to rural areas.
There are two variants of the CT 100: Kick Start and Self Start, which allow buyers to choose the type that best suits them. Bajaj has done a great job of improving the bike’s reliable yield that drives the bike’s number of sales.

Key Features:

– 100CC single-cylinder engine.
– There are two variants of the CT 100: Kick Start and Self Start
– 75 km mileage.

TVS Apache

TVS Apache

The Chennai-based manufacturer sold around 28,000 units of all Apache brand bikes in July 2021 and this continues almost every month. A total of four Apache models are grouped into this single name and these bikes are: TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, TVS Apache RTR 160 2V and TVS Apache RTR 180. Despite the four bikes, we can clearly say that approximately Of the 20,000 units of the best-selling Apache RTR 160 4V motorcycle, most of the rest are occupied by the Apache RTR 200 4V. Only a small amount of Apache 160 and 180 cc are sold domestically.

Key Features:

– Four Models: TVS Apache RTR 160 4V, TVS Apache RTR 200 4V, TVS Apache RTR 160 2V, TVS Apache RTR 180
– Perfectly tuned suspension setup that handles bad roads magically and also provides high-speed stability
– Adjustable front suspension, drive modes and an advanced Bluetooth connectivity
– All four bikes, including previous versions, come with a speed timer, 0-60km/h recorder.

Price:Rs.1.10 Lakh- Rs.1.33 Lakh(Ex-Showroom, New Delhi)

After the Pulsar, TVS Apache sells most of the combat sports bikes and street fighting bikes. The 160cc Apache is a lot of fun to drive, featuring the track-oriented driving dynamics of TVS. It’s much easier to get around bends and curves with the new Apache bike than any other bike in this price range.

Honda Unicorn

Honda Unicorn

The next bike in the list of Top Selling Motorbikes in India is the Honda Unicorn 160. It is a bike that constantly rings in Honda’s cash registers. With average sales of over 20,000 units per month, the Honda Unicorn 160 is one of the best selling 150cc motorcycles in India, apart from the Pulsar 150 and Apache 160, which are its main competitors

Key Features:

– 160CC Unicorn engine generates around 12 horsepower and 13 Nm of torque
– 50km Mileage.

Honda tried to replace the unicorn with a newer version, but sales ceased immediately after its launch, so the company has to return the old unicorn with the new 160cc engine. Even fifteen years after its introduction, the Honda Unicorn finds more than 20,000 units per month.

Yamaha FZ

Yamaha FZ
Yamaha FZ

Next, we have the Yamaha FZ, which is the best-selling bike in the Yamaha India range. It is priced at Rs.1.03 lakh(Ex-Showroom, New Delhi) and comes in several other variants such as FZS FI and FZX.

Key Features:

– 150CC Fuel-injected engine generates 12.2 Horsepower and 13.6 Nm Torque.
– The suspension in the FZ is well calibrated and absorbs road ripples without a problem
– 47Km Mileage

Price: Rs.1.03 Lakh (Ex-Showroom, New Delhi)

Yamaha’s reliability and driving dynamics are the main thing that attracts buyers to this machine. The fuel efficiency that this bike can provide is about 45-47 km in mixed driving conditions.

Hero Passion Pro

Hero Passion Pro
Hero Passion Pro

The next bike in the list of Top Selling Motorbikes is the Hero Passion Pro, an excellent 110cc commuter bike from Hero aimed at the younger generation of riders, especially those going college and young professionals.

At Rs.69,475, the Hero Passion is highly priced compared to other premium bikes such as the Platina 110 and Honda Livo. Among the other close competitors, the Passion Pro sells much better as it comes with the confidence of Hero MotoCorp. The Passion gets a premium design with tank extensions for an attractive look adorned with exciting graphics. They are available in two variants, one with drum brakes and one with disc brakes. If you own a motorbike or planning to purchase one, we highly recommend even getting yourself a GPS Bike Tracker to keep your motorbike safe and secure on the road.

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