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Hero MotoCorp Feb 2021 Sales Analysis – Splendor, Xpulse, Passion, Xtreme

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Hero Splendor 100 Million Edition

The largest two-wheeler producer in the country, Hero MotoCorp, recorded 4,84,405 units in February 2021 with 0.9 per cent growth

Hero MotoCorp continued to be the most sold two-wheeler manufacturer in the country in the month of February 2021 as 4,84,405 units were recorded against 4,80,196 units during the same period last year with a Year-on-Year sales growth of 0.9 per cent. It posted nearly 34 per cent market share, which was a drop of 3.14 per cent comparatively.

The Splendor sat on top of the sales charts as ever with an appreciable YoY growth. The entry-level commuter motorcycle with high mileage and low cost of maintenance registered a cumulative domestic tally of 2,47,422 units last month as against 2,15,196 units during the corresponding month in 2020 with a YoY volume increase of 15 per cent.

The HF Deluxe stood in the second position but it could not post positive sales growth and in fact it had the worst de-growth of them all. It recorded a total of 1,26,309 units in Feb 2021 as against 1,75,997 units during the same period in 2020 with a YoY de-growth of 28 per cent. The Passion series was responsible for garnering 34,417 units last month.

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Hero Models (YoY) Feb 2021 Sales Feb 2020 Sales
1. Splendor (15%) 2,47,422 2,15,196
2. HF Deluxe (-28%) 1,26,309 1,75,997
3. Passion (-1%) 34,417 34,797
4. Glamour (-23%) 27,375 35,752
5. Pleasure (174%) 23,106 8,435
6. Destini 125 (65%) 12,031 7,304
7. Maestro (181%) 5,899 2,102
8. Xtreme 160R (724%) 4,985 606
9. Xpulse 200 2,861 5

This when compared to the same month in 2020 with 34,797 units, the Passion saw a sales decline of just 1 per cent. Its sibling, the Glamour, ended up as the fourth most sold two-wheeler from Hero. With 27,375 units against 35,752 units during the same period last year, the Glamour recorded a Year-on-Year volume drop of 23 per cent.

The Pleasure scooter slotted in at fifth with 23,106 units as against 8,435 units during the corresponding period twelve months ago with 174 per cent increase in sales. The Destini 125 posted 12,031 units as against 7,304 units in Feb 2020 with 65 per cent decline. The Maestro finished in the seventh position with 181 per cent growth.

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The Xtreme 160R turned out to be a really surprising package from Hero MotoCorp in recent times upon its arrival last year and it has been performing well in sales. The Bajaj Pulsar NS160 and TVS Apache 160 4v rival recorded nearly 5,000 units with a huge growth of 724 per cent as it finished ahead of the most affordable adv in India, the Xpulse 200.

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Maruti Suzuki Jimny 5-Door India Launch Anticipated In 2022

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Suzuki Jimny LWB 5-door illustration

The 5-door Suzuki Jimny is anticipated to be officially unveiled following yr, and will probable start in India in the 2nd 50 % of 2022

The anticipation for the 5-doorway version of the Suzuki Jimny is fairly large, internationally as perfectly as in India. Speculations about the car or truck have been floating around the net for all over a 12 months, and now, the Jimny 5-door is slowly approaching actuality. According to a recent report by MOTA, a Japanese media outlet, the 5-door (very long wheelbase) edition of the Jimny is envisioned to debut in 2022, ideally following the output troubles stop for the worldwide automobile industry.

Even though the vehicle has not been verified officially, technological technical specs of the automobile are currently regarded, many thanks to earlier leaked files. The automobile will have a length of 3,850mm, a width of 1,645mm, and a top of 1,730mm. The wheelbase will be 2,550mm extended, which is 300mm more time than the common Jimny.

The 5-door Jimny will have a kerb bodyweight of 1,190kg, which is 100kg heavier than the 3-door design, although the ground clearance will be 210mm. The powertrain will consist of a 1.5-litre, normally aspirated, inline-4 petrol motor, which will generate a peak electricity of 105 PS and a maximum torque of 138 Nm. The identical engine is also offered on lots of Maruti Suzuki autos, like Ciaz, Vitara Brezza, etcetera.

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The report claims that a turbocharger may possibly be added, in purchase to strengthen the electricity output and compensate for the added bulk on the 5-door product. Other than that, there’s also the probability that a gentle-system system will be made available as effectively, to strengthen the gasoline economic climate. These are only speculations, but the delicate-hybrid alternative seems quite probable.

The interior and exterior styling of the Jimny 5-door could see a couple of modifications compared to the existing 3-doorway design. The front fascia might be restyled, along with the addition of two more doorways to the aspect profile. The inside will possible get a couple top quality touches as properly, like leatherette upholstery, a greater instrument console (with various connectivity alternatives), and so forth.

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The lengthy-wheelbase model of Suzuki Jimny has already began screening in Europe and was spied in March this calendar year. As mentioned previously, the 5-door Suzuki Jimny is anticipated to debut globally subsequent calendar year, probable towards the commencing. In the Indian current market, the vehicle will likely launch in the 2nd fifty percent of 2022, as a competitor to Mahindra Thar.

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