Two-wheeler sales in India 2011-2019

Two-wheeler sales in India reached an all-time high as of 2019, when India's auto industry sold some 21 million units. This figure is almost double the 2011 sales, when just 11.77 million two-wheeler units were sold in India.

Two-wheeler industry in India

In 2019, two-wheeler vehicles also made up the majority of vehicles in production in India, followed by passenger vehicles. There are many kinds of two-wheeler vehicles available in India, including scooters, motorcycles, and mopeds. As of 2018, the leading two-wheeler manufacturer in India was Hero MotoCorp. The manufacturer of the highly sought-after Splendor motorcycle model is headquartered in India's capital New Delhi.

Major automotive brands in India

Motor vehicle sales in India have doubled between 2008 and 2018. Among passenger cars, Maruti Suzuki, followed by Hyundai Motor of India, holds a majority of the market. India’s best-selling cars in 2018 included models such as Alto, Swift Dzire and Baleno, to name a few.

Two-wheeler sales in India from 2010/11 to 2018/19

Vehicle sales in million units
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Survey time period

2010/11 to 2018/19

Supplementary notes

The figures for 2010/11 through 2012/13 were taken from previous editions.
The values have been rounded.

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