The most popular scooter in India – Activa crossed more than 2 crore purchases. It was first introduced in 2001 and is now in its 5th generation. Honda Motorcycle and Scooters India (HMSI), it’s manufacturer, gave full pages advertisements in newspapers to commemorate the milestone.
The Honda Activa is not just the single largest selling scooter in India, but has also been India’s largest-selling two-wheeler several times, surpassing the Hero Splendor to achieve that feat.
The 110 cc, Honda Activa is the best-selling model in HMSI’s scooter portfolio, which has several engine options and variants including the Honda Activa-i, Honda Activa 125 and the Honda Activa 5G.
Honda has expanded from one plant to four plants with annual capacity exceeding 64 lakh two-wheelers. Its investment in India now exceeds Rs. 9,800 crore. For Honda, nearly 30 per cent of its global two-wheeler sales come from India.