Statistics & Facts on the U.S. Motorcycle Industry/Market | Statista

Statistics & Facts on the U.S. Motorcycle Industry/Market | Statista

Statistics and Facts about the U.S. Motorcycle Industry

In 2015, consumers in the United States purchased well over 500,000 motorcycles; this figure reflects a 3.6 percent increase in total U.S. motorcycle sales over the previous year. According to 2015 data, the majority of motorcycle fans reside in California, where almost 830,000 motorcycles are registered.


Wisconsin–based Harley-Davidson is currently the leading motorcycle manufacturer in the U.S. market. In the 2016 fiscal year, some 159,500 601+cc Harley-Davidson motorcycles were registered in the United States. H-D’s key competitors include Minnesota-based Polaris* Industries, Audi's Italian subsidiary Ducati, as well as Asian companies like Honda and Yamaha. These two firms are also among the leading motorcycle manufacturers worldwide.

* Polaris Industries is the owner of Indian Motorcycles and the Victory product line.



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