Although RE Classic 350 continues to be the best-selling 350cc motorcycle in India, the Honda CB350 gained the largest market share last month.
The 350cc two-wheeler market in India was once again dominated by Royal Enfield last month. However, the Honda CB350 has proven to be a serious contender and has steadily gained in popularity. Let’s take a closer look at the selling performance of 350cc motorcycles in the Indian market in October 2021.
Royal Enfield Classic 350 topped the 350cc sales chart for October 2021, with 19,728 units shipped last month. This is a massive 52.98% drop in year-over-year sales, with 41,953 units sold in October 2020.
RE Meteor 350 took second place, with a total wholesale figure of 7,851 units for October 2021. As the bike was launched in India in November of last year, there are no sales figures yet. year-on-year for comparison.
The Honda CB350 lineup, including the H’ness CB350 and CB350 RS, shipped a total of 7,152 units last month. As of October 2020, the Japanese brand had sold 1,290 units of the CB350 in our market, which translates into massive year-on-year sales growth of 454.42% last month, which is very impressive.
Of the Bullet Standard 350, Royal Enfield sold 5,822 units last month, placing it in fourth place. The bike saw a 48.03% drop in sales on an annual basis in October 2021, with 11,203 units sold in the same month last year.
|Model||October 2021||October 2020|
|Royal Enfield Classic 350 (-52.98%)||19 728||41 953|
|Royal Enfield Meteor 350||7 851||0|
|Honda CB350 (454.42%)||7,152||1290|
|Royal Enfield Bullet Std 350 (-48.03%)||5,822||11.203|
|Royal Enfield Electra 350 (-64.93%)||2 246||6,405|
Royal Enfield managed to sell 2,246 units of the Electra 350 last month securing its place in fifth place. In October 2020, a total of 6,405 units of the motorcycle were shipped to the Indian market, representing a sales growth of 64.93% on an annual basis in October 2021.
Note that Classic Legends does not publish the monthly sales figures for the Jawa Perak (or the Jawa and Jawa 42 for that matter), which is why it has been excluded from this sales table. Additionally, Classic Legends is planning to reintroduce the Yezdi brand in India, which is expected to arrive with a few 300-350cc motorcycles.