During January, the number of patented 0 km motorcycle vehicles was 33,278 unitswhich represents a year-on-year decrease of 19.2%, according to a report from the Automotive Dealers Association (ACARA) and the Chamber of Motorcycle Manufacturers (CAFAM).
For the Motorcycle Vehicle Division of ACARA, the number of patented units during January was the aforementioned number of 33,278 motorcycle vehicles, which, compared to last month, an increase of 0.8% can be observed, since in December 33,001 units had been registered. .
Which brands lead sales
Regarding participation, although some change is observed in the top positions, Honda continued to lead the market with 9,190 units, followed by Motomelwhich with 4,185 maintains second place.
Corvenwith 3,099 units, consolidates its historic third place, after having lost it for a few months, but is now fourth Gilera with 2,994, surpassing Zanellawith 2,729 units.
There are also changes in terms of the most patented model, it continues to comfortably lead the Honda Wave 110historical leader of previous years, second is the Motomel B110but go up to the third step Keller KN 110-8, which finished fifth in 2023 and climbs two positions. Fourth continuous Gilera Smashwho has alternated that position with Corven Energy 110 by Corvenwhich ended January in fifth position.
For CAFAM, regarding the best-selling motorcycles during January, it was stated that those of low displacement continue to be the best sellers: with 15,839 patented units 110 cc and 4,699 150 cc. In relation to the categories, it leads the ranking of the best sellers of the month: the CUB with 18,405 units, followed by the Street with 7,825 units.
The places in the country where the most patents were registered during the month were the provinces of Buenos Aires with 12,274, Santa Fe with 3,866 and Córdoba with 3,297. And they follow them Chaco with 1,753 and CABA with 1,556.
Lino StefanutoPresident of CAFAM, stated: “The data from recent years clearly highlight the importance of integration and the progress we have experienced in national production in our factories. This path has given us the opportunity to invest, generate employment and strengthen the value chain promoting national manufacturing”.
The sale of used motorcycles grew 22% year-on-year in December
The sale of used motorcycles registered in December a total of 35,990 units transferred, which represented a year-on-year increase of 22%, according to the monthly report of the Motorcycle Vehicles Division of the Association of Automotive Dealers of the Argentine Republic (To face).
In the monthly comparison, a decrease of 11% is observed since in November 2023, 39,544 units transferred had been registered.
Thus, The cumulative total of 2023 ended with a total of 444,649 transfers, 11% more than the 401,617 of the same period in 2022.
The brand that ended up being the leader in the used market was Slingwith 31% of the operations, almost tripling yamaha with 12%, which exceeds Zanella and Motomelboth with 9% and Corven (7%), followed by Bajaj, Gilera and Warrior with a few units difference.
For its part, the most patented model was Sling with the Wave 110 S, which accumulated 1,824 units; followed by the Gilera Smash1,227, and Motomel B110 with 1,020 units.
In fourth position was the Honda CG 150 Titan with 974 units and Honda XR150Lwith 951.
New valuation table for cars and motorcycles
It is worth remembering that at the beginning of this year the Government approved a new table of valuation of automobiles and motorcycles nationwide. This table is used to calculate the fees that citizens must pay for the initial registration and transfer procedures of these goods.
According to Provision 473/2023 published on January 2 in the Official Gazette, the new table came into effect on January 1, 2024 and replaces the previous table, approved in 2023. The scheme has been prepared taking into account the values provided by public organizations and organizations that bring together regular merchants and manufacturers.