The last months of 2020 and the first quarter of this year have been registering a sustained increase in motorcycle patents, according to data from the Motorcycle Manufacturers Camera (CAFAM). This is due to the increase in interest in motorcycles by new users, who approached these vehicles in the coronavirus pandemic for the benefits that they provide as a means of transportation.
CAFAM conducted a review of the main monthly expenses of a motorcycle as of April 2021, taking into account that this figure may vary depending on the use, the model, the displacement and the jurisdiction in which it is located.
Considering one 150cc motorcycle, with a regular use of 1.440 km per month, the estimated monthly minimum maintenance expense would be around $ 6.800. This includes $ 3.200 monthly fuel consumption, $ 2.400 of service prorated every 2.500 kilometers and $ 1.200 for sure.
In addition to this, many motor vehicles have a Accesible price, depending on their range, and also on the financing tools available. As is the case with Program My Moto that allows access to national motorcycles in up to 48 installments and at a subsidized rate, agreed between CAFAM, the dealer chambers and the National Government, through the BNA. This has given a boost to consumption and in the next few days its Fifth stage.
Positioned as an effective, efficient and responsible solution in times of pandemic, the motorcycle is a safe means of transport, always respecting the mandatory use of the helmet and the use of the appropriate clothing, carrying out preventive controls and complying with traffic signals and maximum speed allowed.