Honda Activa sales cross 20 lakh in 7 months, sets new record

The Honda Activa has become the only Indian two-wheeler to cross 20 lakh unit sales in 7 months. 

According to sales figures published by the Society of Indian Automotive Manufacturers (SIAM), 20,40,134 units of the Activa were sold during the 7-month period of April to October 2017. In comparison, the company had sold 17,87,111 units during the same period last year.

During April-October 2012, Honda had sold 7,29,469 units of the Activa, which have almost tripled in the same period in 2017. Further, the 5-year growth of the scooter is around 180% (50 lakh units in 2012 to 1.5 crore units in 2017). Moreover, in 2017, Activa sales amounted to 17% of the total domestic two-wheeler sales.

The Honda Activa was launched in India back in 2001. That year, Honda sold 55,000 units of the scooter. By December 2005, Activa sales had crossed the 10-lakh unit mark.

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