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Top-Selling Bikes In India September 2018: Hero Splendor Beats Honda Activa

Sukesh Suvarna

Best-Selling Bikes In India September 2018: The Hero Splendor has beaten the Honda Activa 5G in the month of September 2018. The Hero Splendor emerged as the best-selling bike in September by a narrow margin. Hero has maintained its supremacy in the commuter bike segment with four of its bikes in the list.

The sales report for the month of September 2018 has once again proved that the Honda Activa 5G is India's best-selling scooter. Honda CB Shine has occupied the tenth position in the top-selling bikes list. TVS Jupiter has jumped to the sixth position as compared to the seventh position in the sales report of August 2018.

Here are the top-selling bikes of September 2018:

Rank Model Sep'18
Hero Splendor 2,85,508
2 Honda Activa 2,84,809
3 Hero HF Deluxe 2,01,240
4 TVS XL Super 99,593
5 Hero Passion 95,057
6 TVS Jupiter 90,738
7 Bajaj CT 100 89,387
8 Bajaj Pulsar 89,374
9 Hero Glamour 82,864
10 Honda CB Shine 80,612

Honda Activa 5G

The Honda Activa 5G was launched in the Indian market in March 2018. The latest avatar of the Activa comes with a host of new features such as full-LED headlight, 4-in-1 locking mechanism and new colours. With the new features and cosmetic updates, the Honda Activa 5G has further increased its market reach.

Hero HF Deluxe

The Hero HF Deluxe is a commuter motorcycle and it shares the same engine and cycle parts as of the Splendor. The HF Deluxe is equipped with additional features such as alloy wheels and electric start. Hero MotoCorp also retails a special green colour variant named as the Hero HF Deluxe ECO.

TVS XL Super

The TVS XL Super is a moped and it is mainly used as a utility two-wheeler. The TVS XL 100 is equipped with all the essential features and is available with vibrant colour choices. The TVS XL is designed to carry heavy loads and the single-speed gearbox makes things easy for the rider.

Hero Passion

The Hero Passion is a premium commuter bike and it is available in three variants: Pro, Pro 110 and X Pro. The latest iteration of the Hero Passion also features the company's i3S technology that increases the mileage of the motorcycle. The Hero Passion also gets front disc brake to improve the braking performance.

TVS Jupiter

The TVS Jupiter is a 110cc scooter and currently, it is the second best-selling scooter in the country. The TVS Jupiter is available in different variants and the company has recently introduced the Jupiter Grande Edition with new features and colours. The TVS Jupiter also boasts class-leading performance.

Bajaj CT 100

The Bajaj CT 100 is an entry-level commuter bike and it features a simple design. The Bajaj CT 100 is a practical bike to ride in the city with impressive mileage and low kerb weight. The Bajaj CT 100 also gets essential features for a comfortable ride. The exciting body graphics enhance the looks of the bike.

Bajaj Pulsar

The Bajaj Pulsar is a brand that started the affordable performance motorcycle trend in the country. Currently, the Bajaj Pulsar is available in 150cc, 160cc, 180cc, 200cc and 220cc formats. The Pulsar 150 is the best-seller and the Pulsar 200 is the most premium offering in the Pulsar lineup.

Hero Glamour

The Hero Glamour is a premium 125cc commuter bike from the stable of Indian two-wheeler maker. The latest iteration of the Hero Glamour comes with new features such as semi-digital instrument cluster, i3S technology and LED tail light. The Hero Glamour has a right blend of performance and mileage.

Honda CB Shine

The Honda CB Shine is a 125cc commuter bike with an extremely refined and smooth engine. The engine also features Honda's HET (Honda Eco Technology) that improves the mileage. The Honda CB Shine also comes with CBS (Combi-Brake System) that improves the overall braking performance.


The list of top-selling two-wheelers of last month comes with a lot of surprises. The most prominent development is that the Hero Splendor has beaten the Honda Activa. The TVS XL has also jumped to the fourth position and the Jupiter has also climbed a position as compared to the August sales figures. The sales report shows that the majority of Indian buyers prefer affordable bikes as compared to the premium two-wheelers.

Hero Splendor

The Hero Splendor is one of the most popular commuter bikes in India and it has been in the market for more than 20 years. The Splendor has topped the best-selling bikes list for many years and has been one of the fierce competitors to the Honda Activa. In its latest avatar, the Hero Splendor comes with a host of features a stylish design.

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