News 8 Oct 2013

Motorcycle sales continue rise through third quarter of 2013

Near 80,000 total motorcycle, ATV and scooter sales have been recorded in Australia between January and September this year.

Yamaha's WR450F is the highest selling off-road bike in Australia.

Yamaha’s WR450F is the highest selling off-road bike in Australia.

Near 80,000 total motorcycle, ATV and scooter sales have been recorded in Australia between January and September this year.

The 79,949 sales are 0.8 percent higher than in the same period last year.

Releasing the motorcycle, ATV and scooter sales figures for the period 1 January to 30 September 2013, Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) confirmed off-road motorcycle sales were up by 10.7 percent with 26,628 sold.

Overall, Honda sold 6299 new motorcycles, followed by Harley-Davidson with 5779 and Kawasaki with 5211.

Yamaha increased their sales of off-road motorcycles by nine percent (7811 sold) compared to the same period last year. They were followed by Honda, who saw steady growth of 13.5 percent with 6356 units sold. KTM and Suzuki came third and fourth, respectively, in the off-road segment with 4499 and 3390 sold.

Across all segments, Honda was the leading volume manufacturer with 17,286 units sold. They were followed by Yamaha at 14,133, Kawasaki at 8501 and Suzuki at 7669.

Top 10 off-road models sold from 1 January to 30 September 2013:
1. Yamaha WR450F 1373
2. Honda CRF50F 1230
3. Yamaha TTR50 996
4. Honda CRF110F 922
5. Honda CRF450R 897
6. Yamaha YZ450F 857
7. Suzuki DR-Z400E 778
8. Yamaha PW50 725
9. Yamaha YZ250F 717
10. Kawasaki KX250F 668

Top 10 motocross models sold from 1 January to 30 September 2013:
1. Honda CRF450R 897
2. Yamaha YZ450F 857
3. Yamaha YZ250F 717
4. Kawasaki KX250F 668
5. Honda CRF250R 584
6. Kawasaki KX450F 494
7. KTM 50SX 465
8. Suzuki RM-Z250 420
9. KTM 85SX 352
10. Suzuki RM-Z450 343

Top 10 enduro models sold from 1 January to 30 September 2013:
1. Yamaha WR450F 1373
2. Suzuki DR-Z400E 778
3. KTM 500 EXC 548
4. KTM 350 EXC-F 513
5. KTM 300 EXC 396
6. Yamaha TT250 384
7. KTM 450 EXC 350
8. Husqvarna TE449 261
9. Husqvarna TE510 247
10. Husqvarna TE310 185

Click here to download the Top 10 sales report by category, or click here to download the comparison report.

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