Honda Activa has crossed the 1 crore sales milestone, the Japanese manufacturer has announced.
A popular sight on Indian roads and comfortably the most popular scooter in India, the Activa made its debut in 2001. After a drowsy start, sales of the Activa rocketed, with the scooter becoming the market leader in just three years.
Expressing delight on this landmark, Mr. Keita Muramatsu – President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd.said, “This achievement is more significant since Activa (an automatic scooter) has gained the trust of One Crore happy families in India. From reactivating the scooter segment in India in 2001 to leading the Scooterization of industry today, Honda’s iconic Activa has changed the way Indians ride to fulfill their dreams. We thank our valued customers and families who have made Activa the most preferred choice of families for commuting in India.”
Honda sold 2.1 million units of the Activa in fiscal year 2014-15 and the company is comfortably the market leader with 59% share in the scooter segment.
The current-generation Activa is powered by a four-stroke engine that delivers a mileage of 60 kmpl.