Australians bought 113,289 new motorcycles, ATVs and scooters in 2013. Road motorcycles were the most popular choice, with almost 39 per cent of buyers taking a road bike home. Around 34 per cent of buyers purchased an off-road bike, almost 19 per cent bought an ATV and around 8 per cent acquired a scooter.

Releasing the 2013 motorcycle, ATV and scooter sales figures, Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) Chief Executive Tony Weber said Honda was the leading volume manufacturer for 2013 with around 22 per cent of the market. Honda sold 25,432 motorcycles, ATVs and scooters.

“Honda was followed by Yamaha with almost 18 per cent of the market [20,087 sales]. Kawasaki was third with around 10 per cent [11,683] and Suzuki was fourth with 9.5 per cent [10,818],” Mr Weber said.

“Yamaha led the market for off-road motorcycles, selling more than 29 per cent [11,553] of the total 39,013 off-road bikes sold. Yamaha was followed by Honda with around 26 per cent [10,317] and KTM with around 16 per cent [6,211].

“The 39,013 off-road bike sales total is a 3 per cent increase on 2012 off-road bike sales of 37,836.

“Honda was the top seller in the road bike category, selling more than 20 per cent [8,998] of the total 43,724 road bikes sold. Harley-Davidson was second with almost 19 per cent [8,217] and Kawasaki was third with around 16 per cent [6,852].

“The 43,724 road bike sales total is a slight [0.3 per cent] increase on 2012 road bike sales of 43,613.

“Honda was also the leading brand in the ATV market, selling more than 23 per cent [4,938] of the total 21,072 ATVs sold.

“Piaggio topped the list in the scooter market, selling almost 17 per cent [1,573] of the total 9,478 scooters sold.

The 113,289 total 2013 sales figure is 2.2 per cent lower than the 2012 sales result of 115,837.

Total Volume Inlcusive of Road/Dirt/ATV/Scooter Manufacturer rankings

  1. Honda 25,432 (-2.3%)
  2. Yamaha 20,087 (-0.5%)
  3. Kawasaki 11,683 (+7.1%)
  4. Suzuki 10,818 (-13.2%)
  5. Harley-Davidson 8217 (+5%)
  6. KTM 7090 (19.7%)
  7. Polaris 4450 (-16.4%)
  8. Triumph 3029 (-0.9%)
  9. CF Moto 2496 (+11.1%)
  10. BMW 2198 (+3.4%)
  11. Husqvarna 1911 (+18.5%)
  12. Ducati 1772 (-8.5%)
  13. BRP 1723 (+18.7%)
  14. Piaggio 1573 (-41.%)
  15. Kymco 1494 (-14.5%)
  16. Aprilia 1097 (-12.8%)
  17. TGB 1044 (-17.9%)
  18. Hyosung 993 (-30.6%)
  19. Vespa 951 (+1.9%)
  20. SYM 911 (-25.7%)
TOP 10 (excludes ATVs) Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
KawasakiNinja 30035601066234.0%
HondaCRF50F27313030-9.9%
YamahaTTR50180817771.7%
HondaCBR500R17480#DIV/0!
YamahaWR450F1684151611.1%
HondaCBR250R15802514-37.2%
HondaCRF110F1492348328.7%
HondaCT110X14892145-30.6%
YamahaPW5013421649-18.6%
HondaCB125E12181398-12.9%
     
ATVs January – Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
HondaTRX25010131320-23.3%
YamahaYFM907791037-24.9%
HondaTRX420TM590717-17.7%
CF MOTOFarm Spec X55820100.0%
HondaTRX500FM525551-4.7%
PolarisOutlaw 50509747-31.9%
YamahaYFM450FAP484531-8.9%
HondaTRX420FM477500-4.6%
PolarisSportsman 550 XP458759-39.7%
YamahaYFM55044935725.8%
     
Road Bikes Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
KawasakiNinja 30035601066234.0%
HondaCBR500R17480100.0%
HondaCBR250R15802514-37.2%
HondaCT110X14892145-30.6%
HondaCB125E12181398-12.9%
YamahaXVS65010299814.9%
Harley DavidsonFXSB7480100.0%
KawasakiNinja 650RL74360223.4%
Harley DavidsonFXDF 707769-8.1%
Harley DavidsonFXDWG6075981.5%
     
 Cruisers Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
YamahaXVS65010299814.9%
Harley DavidsonFXSB7480100.0%
Harley DavidsonFXDF 707769-8.1%
Harley DavidsonFXDWG6075981.5%
Harley DavidsonVRSCDX5975714.6%
Harley DavidsonFXST577596-3.2%
Harley DavidsonFXDB55929490.1%
Harley DavidsonFLSTF511770-33.6%
Harley DavidsonXL883N493496-0.6%
DucatiDiavel363373-2.7%
     
Scooters Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
PiaggioFly 150516600-14.0%
MCIRiviera 505064952.2%
PiaggioZIP 50369399-7.5%
HondaNVS502356366-2.7%
HondaNSC110294414-29.0%
HondaWW15029350486.0%
YamahaYW12525919334.2%
VespaLX 15025019528.2%
PiaggioTyphoon233294-20.7%
VespaGTS 300 SUPER225226-0.4%
     
Sports Touring Jan-Dec, 2013 compared Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
KawasakiNinja 30035601066234.0%
KawasakiNinja 650RL74360223.4%
YamahaFZ6R35724148.1%
SuzukiGS500F28421035.2%
SuzukiGSX1300R19915528.4%
SuzukiGSX650F152175-13.1%
KawasakiVERSYS14811726.5%
KawasakiNinja 1000140198-29.3%
HondaVFR800134189-29.1%
TriumphSprint GT95144-34.0%
     
Under 250cc Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
HondaCBR250R15802514-37.2%
HondaCT110X14892145-30.6%
HondaCB125E12181398-12.9%
YamahaYZF-R1558048619.3%
CF MOTOV-NIGHT317153107.2%
KTM200DUKE26389195.5%
SuzukiVL2502502385.0%
SuzukiGW25024473234.2%
SuzukiTU250X212215-1.4%
HyosungGT250R174371-53.1%
     
Adventure Touring Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
KawasakiKLR650399446-10.5%
BMWR1200 GS37030521.3%
SuzukiDL650A311488-36.3%
BMWG650 GS298310-3.9%
HondaCB500XA2970100.0%
TriumphTiger 800 XC205213-3.8%
DucatiMTS1200198202-2.0%
BMWF800 GS172202-14.9%
BMWR1200 GS Adventure164186-11.8%
BMWF 700 GS15846243.5%
     
Naked Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
HondaCB500FA4750100.0%
TriumphSTREET TRIPLE43927360.8%
DucatiM6593663533.7%
KawasakiER-6nL2972941.0%
SuzukiGS50021819313.0%
TriumphBONNE T100203236-14.0%
YamahaXJ6-NL19775162.7%
HondaCB400175360-51.4%
KawasakiW800175187-6.4%
TriumphSPEED TRIPLE1751731.2%
     
Super Sport Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
HondaCBR500R17480100.0%
HondaCBR1000RR4684582.2%
HyosungGT650R350464-24.6%
Ducati1199 Panigale291364-20.1%
SuzukiGSX-R1000277372-25.5%
YamahaYZF-R1272366-25.7%
TriumphDAYTONA 6752542377.2%
BMWS 1000 RR252311-19.0%
KawasakiNinja ZX-10R231284-18.7%
KawasakiNinja ZX14210298-29.5%
     
Touring Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
Harley DavidsonFLSTC250261-4.2%
Harley DavidsonFLHX149164-9.1%
CF MOTO650TK1390100.0%
YamahaFJR13001319242.4%
HondaGL18001231220.8%
Harley DavidsonFLHR122250-51.2%
BMWR1200 RT86106-18.9%
Kawasaki1400GTR8286-4.7%
Harley DavidsonFLHTCU80133-39.8%
Harley DavidsonFLHTK7417300.0%
     
Super Motard Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
SuzukiDR-Z400SM1141067.5%
KTM990SMT482871.4%
DucatiHypermotard310100.0%
HusqvarnaSMR5112761-55.7%
ApriliaDorsoduro 120022214.8%
DucatiHM11002143-51.2%
KTM690SMC213600.0%
KawasakiKLX250SL1955-65.5%
KTM450SMR163433.3%
ApriliaDorsoduro 7501227-55.6%
     
Off Road Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
HondaCRF50F27313030-9.9%
YamahaTTR50180817771.7%
YamahaWR450F1684151611.1%
HondaCRF110F1492348328.7%
YamahaPW5013421649-18.6%
YamahaYZ450F113791024.9%
HondaCRF450R106673744.6%
YamahaYZ250F101589014.0%
SuzukiDR-Z400E99088811.5%
YamahaTTR11090871427.2%
     
Enduro Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
YamahaWR450F1684151611.1%
SuzukiDR-Z400E99088811.5%
KTM500EXC72562116.7%
KTM350EXCF7096548.4%
KTM300EXC53045117.5%
KTM450EXC460481-4.4%
YamahaTT25041933325.8%
HusqvarnaTE44929823029.6%
HusqvarnaTE51029423923.0%
HusqvarnaTE31025520226.2%
     
Moto Cross Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
YamahaYZ450F113791024.9%
HondaCRF450R106673744.6%
YamahaYZ250F101589014.0%
KawasakiKX250F837908-7.8%
HondaCRF250R81169117.4%
KTM50SX67357217.7%
KawasakiKX450F631724-12.8%
SuzukiRM-Z250511611-16.4%
KTM85SX47834937.0%
SuzukiRM-Z450458477-4.0%
     
Fun Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
HondaCRF50F27313030-9.9%
YamahaTTR50180817771.7%
HondaCRF110F1492348328.7%
YamahaPW5013421649-18.6%
YamahaTTR11090871427.2%
KawasakiKLX11088260645.5%
KawasakiKLX14057949816.3%
YamahaTTR125530540-1.9%
SuzukiJR8042636516.7%
SuzukiDR-Z70388412-5.8%
     
Farm Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan-Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
SuzukiDR200SE632651-2.9%
YamahaAG20054631473.9%
HondaCTX200475666-28.7%
KawasakiStockman 250146169-13.6%
HondaXR125L1300100.0%
YamahaAG1008097-17.5%
 
Trail Jan-Dec, 2013 compared with Jan – Dec, 2012
ManufacturerModel 
YTD 2013YTD 2012% Chg
HondaCRF230F8761186-26.1%
HondaCRF250L84053955.8%
SuzukiDR650SE611727-16.0%
YamahaTTR23052140129.9%
HusqvarnaTR 650 Terra210111809.1%
YamahaXT250189192-1.6%
YamahaXT6605386-38.4%
SuzukiDR-Z400S5373-27.4%
HondaCRF230L37135-72.6%
HondaXR650L13-66.7%
Kawasaki Ninja 300

Kawasaki’s Ninja 300 is Australia’s top selling motorcycle