When it comes to purchasing a bike, everyone likes to purchase it from a trusted bike manufacturer, to eliminate future worries. So what are the criteria for trust?
It’s the service provided, the warranty given, the resale value of the bike, the company’s overall sales, the bike’s maintenance cost, the bike’s service charges, and many more.
Here’s a list of Top 10 most trusted Indian Bike companies.
Founded in 1984, hero motor corp is the largest manufacturer of two-wheelers in the world. Its headquarter is in New Delhi, India. Starting from India, now hero motor corp is a multinational company.
Hero motor corp’s leading manufacturing plants are based at Dharugera, Gurugram, Neemrana, Haridwar, and Halol. All these five pants overall manufacture around 76 lakh units per year.
Warranty Provided: A basic manufacturer warranty of 5yrs or 70000km is provided for almost all the variants.
The bike service and maintenance costs of Hero bikes are very low.
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Honda Motor Company, Japan. The company was founded in the year 1999 and its headquarter is at Gurgaon, Haryana, India. In the financial year 2020, the company had sold around 40,73,182 two-wheelers.
Honda motorcycle and scooter India private limited has four manufacturing plants at Manesar, Tapukara, Narsapura, and Vitthalpur.
Warranty Provided by Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India:
The company provides a basic warranty of 2yrs on its all variants. The bike service charges and maintenance charges are also minimal.
Prominent Bikes or scooters:
Honda CB Shine
TVS has its headquarter in Chennai, India. The company was founded in the year1978 and now it is the third-largest manufacturer of two-wheelers in India. In the financial year 2020, the company had sold around 24.39 lakh two-wheelers and had total revenue of around 16,455.4crore. This shows the reliability of their product. Although the sales are very high, yet the bike service and maintenance costs are not that high, but the TVS bikes need regular service.
The company has manufacturing plants at Mysore, Hosur, Nalagarh, and an international manufacturing plant at Karawang, Indonesia.
Warranty Provided: TVS provides a basic manufacturing warranty of 5yrs/60000km over some variants while for some of its variants the warranty provided is for 3yrs/36,000km.
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Bajaj Motors was founded in the year 1945 by Jamnalal Bajaj. The company headquarter is in Pune, Maharashtra. The company had successfully sold 32,75,760 units in the financial year 2020 despite the pandemic, which shows the company’s depth in the Indian market.
Bajaj Motors has four manufacturing plants at Chakan (Pune), Walug (Aurangabad), Pantnagar (Uttrakhand), Akurdi (Pune). The bike service and maintenance costs are very low for Bajaj bikes or scooters.
Warranty Provided: The Company provides a basic manufacturer warranty of 2 years or 30,000km whichever comes first.
Prominent Bikes or Scooters:
Suzuki Motorcycle India is founded in the year 2006 as a subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan. The company headquarter is at Gurgaon, Haryana. Suzuki Motorcycle India had made total revenue of around 16,455.4crore in the financial year 2020 with a sale of around 6.85lakh units. The Major manufacturing plant of the company is situated at Gurgaon, Haryana with an annual capacity of around 7.5lakh units.
Warranty provided: The Company provides a basic manufacturing warranty of 2yrs/30,000km whichever comes first.
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Royal Enfield was established in the year 1955. The company headquarters is situated at Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The manufacturing units of Royal Enfield are situated at Thiruvottiyur, Oragadam, Vallam Vadagal. The company sold around 6,56,651units in the financial year 2020.
Warranty provided: The Company provides a basic manufacturer warranty for 2yrs/30,000km whichever comes first.
Yamaha motor India was founded in the year 2007. The company headquarter is in New Delhi. Yamaha manufactures all Mileage bikes, superbikes, scooters. It was separated from Yamaha Corporation, in 1955. The headquarters of the parent company is situated in Japan. Yamaha Motor India had sold around 5.7lakh units in the financial year 2019 making revenue of INR 6,014crore.
Yamaha motor company has three manufacturing units at Surajpur in Uttar Pradesh, Faridabad in Haryana, and Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu.
Warranty Provided: Yamaha motor provides a basic manufacturer warranty for 2yrs or 36,000km whichever comes first. Although it varies from one variant to another.
It is an Italian vehicle manufacturer founded in year1884. The company came to India in the year 1999. The headquarters of Piaggio India is situated at Pune, Maharashtra. It is the leading manufacturer of three-wheelers in India and giving tough competition to two-wheeler manufacturers. Piaggio India had sold around 52,266 two-wheelers in the financial year 2019.
The main manufacturing unit of Piaggio India is at Baramati, Maharashtra.
Warranty Provided: The Company provides a basic manufacturer warranty for 2years or 24,000km whichever comes first. The Bike service cost is relatively high as compared to other two-wheeler manufactures.
Prominent Bikes and Scooters:
India Kawasaki motors is established in India in the year 2010. Its headquarter is situated at Pune, Maharashtra. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kawasaki Heavy Industries Motorcycles and Engine, Japan.
Initially, the company had a tie-up with Bajaj Motors for the manufacturing of Kawasaki two-wheeler which ended in 2017, up to then the Bikes were manufactured at the Bajaj motor’s Akurdi Plant. Then the company established its manufacturing plant at Chakan, Pune, Maharashtra.
Bike service and maintenance costs are high for Kawasaki two-wheelers.
Warranty Provided: The Company provides a basic manufacturer warranty for 2yrs/30,000km whichever comes first.
The was founded in the year 2009 and its headquarter is at Gurgaon, Haryana. It is a wholly-owned branch of Harley-Davidson, an American motorcycle manufacturer. Although the sales are not that high, the company sold around 2470 units in the financial year 2020.
The manufacturing unit of Harley-Davidson in India is situated at Bawal, Haryana.
The bike service and maintenance costs are comparatively high.
Warranty Provided: Harley-Davidson provides a basic manufacturer warranty for unlimited miles up to 2years.