The Honda Activa has reached a new sales milestone of 2 crore sales. According to the company, today, an Activa is sold every 9 seconds.
The scooter was launched in the Indian market in 2001. In its debut year, Honda sold 55,000 units. In 2003, the Activa’s cumulative sales crossed the 5 lakh mark. In the next 2 years, sales of the model doubled. In 2012, sales breached the 50 lakh mark and in 2015, the Activa became the first Indian scooter to sell over 1 crore units. It took Honda 15 years to reach the 1 crore sales mark. However, the 2nd crore was achieved in just 3 years.
The Activa is now in its fifth generation. It comes equipped with an LED headlamp and an analogue speedometer with a digital readout and service due indicator. It is powered by a 109.19cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that produces 8 BHP @ 7,500 rpm and 9 Nm of torque @ 5,500 rpm and comes mated to a continuously variable transmission.
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