The motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and scooter market for the first quarter of 2016 was 1.6 per cent higher than the corresponding period in 2015.
These numbers include strong growth in off road (3.7 per cent), road (2.8 per cent) and ATV (2.7 per cent) segments of the market. FCAI Chief Executive Tony Weber said that the figures provided a positive start to 2016 for the motorcycle and ATV industry.
The total market between January and March 2016 was 24,994. Of these, 11,576 road bikes were sold in the first quarter of 2016 which represented just over 46 per cent of the total motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and scooter market.
Releasing the first quarter motorcycle sales figures, Mr Weber said Honda was the leading volume manufacturer with 5,512 units sold or 22.1 per cent of the total market. Honda was followed by Yamaha with 4,995 units (20 per cent market share), Kawasaki with 2,684 units (10.7 per cent market share), Suzuki with 2,395 (9.6 per cent market share) and Harley Davidson with 2,286 (9.1 per cent market share).
‰ÛÏYamaha led the volume race in the off-road motorcycle market with 29.1 per cent of the total sales of 7,832. Yamaha was followed by Honda with 23.4 per cent of sales and KTM was third, selling 17 per cent‰Û