The U.S. motorcycle industry saw a 4.6% decrease in year-on-year sales over the first six months of 2011, thanks mostly to a 17.3% drop in ATV sales. Motorcycle and scooter sales however saw a 1.7% bump in the first half . Unfortunately, most of that gain in two-wheeled vehicle sales was due to a strong […]
2011 US Motorcycle Sales Results
Motorcycle sales stayed flat in 2011 with a 0.3% increase while off-highway vehicle sales continue to plummet, according to figures released by the Motorcycle Industry Council.
ATV sales saw a 13.5% drop in 2011 to 222,032 units compared to the 256,750 units sold in 2010. Off-highway motorcycles saw a similar 13.5% decrease, with manufacturers reporting sales of 70,057 units compared to 80,962 units sold in 2010.
Dual-sports and scooters however continue to rise, at a rate of 14.2% and 11.8%, respectively. Meanwhile, street bike sales saw a moderate 1.8% increase.
|2011 US Sales Figures from the Motorcycle Industry Council|
|*ATV sales figures do not include side-by-side sales|
US Motorcycle Sales First Half 2011 Results