In August 2018, the Honda CB shine had sold 1,08,790 units making it the largest selling 125 cc bike and this the third time the bike has sold over 1 lakh units.
Honda Motorcycles is the largest selling motorcycle and scooter brand in India and its Activa scooter is the largest scooter in India.
The second largest category after the 100-cc and 110-cc segment is the 125-cc segment in India and it is also known as the executive class. It is typically used by owners who do a lot of commuting.
The company said that their 125-cc motorcycle sales have grown by 14% and sold 4,95,315 units this fiscal year while the last fiscal year it sold 4,32,984 units even though the overall market has seen flat growth.
Honda has improved its market share by a sharp increase of 6% taking the overall market share to 52% in the April-August period.
The companies Senior Vice President of sales Yadvinder Singh Guleria said India has over 6 million CB shine customers in the country today.
He added that most of the sales come during the festivals and CB would further increase its leadership in the Indian market