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India Automotive Lubricants Market By Vehicle Type (M&HCV, Two-Wheeler, etc.), By Lubricant Type (Engine Oil, Grease, etc.), By Base Oil (Mineral, Semi-Synthetic, etc.), By Demand Category, By Sales Channel, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2027

India Automotive Lubricants Market By Vehicle Type (M&HCV, Two-Wheeler, etc.), By Lubricant Type (Engine Oil, Grease, etc.), By Base Oil (Mineral, Semi-Synthetic, etc.), By Demand Category, By Sales Channel, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2027

India automotive lubricants market stood at $ 4.9 billion in 2017 and is projected to reach $ 10.3 billion by 2027. Increasing preference for vehicles for personal mobility and easy finance options are driving sales of automobiles in India, which, in turn, is increasing demand for automotive lubricants. Moreover, low and stable crude oil prices are providing opportunities to automotive lubricant manufacturers to earn strong margins. Additionally, continuously growing replacement market due to increasing awareness among consumers is further anticipated to propel demand for automotive lubricants in India. Furthermore, awareness among consumers regarding the use of highly efficient engine oils and other lubricants is contributing towards the growth of synthetic base oil market in India.

Years Considered for this Report:

Historical Years: 2013 – 2016

Base Year: 2017

Estimated Year: 2018

Forecast Period: 2019 – 2027

Objective of the Study:

  • The primary objective of the study was to evaluate and forecast automotive lubricants in India.
  • To categorize the market based on vehicle type, lubricant type, by base oil, by region, by demand category, by sales channel and by company.
  • To understand major policy and regulations which impact India automotive lubricants market positively or negatively.
  • To identify major drivers, challenges and trends in India automotive lubricants market.
  • To identify and profile major companies in India automotive lubricants market.
Some of the major players operating in India automotive lubricants market include Indian Oil Corporation, Castrol India Limited, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Tidewater Oil Corporation India Limited, Valvoline Cummins Private Limited, Gulf Oil Lubricants India Limited, Shell India, ExxonMobil Lubricants Private Limited and Total Oil India Private Limited.

To extract the data for India automotive lubricants, primary research surveys were conducted with automotive lubricants manufacturers and end users. Moreover, TechSci Research has analyzed various end use sectors and speculated a positive outlook for India automotive lubricants market in the coming years. Taking into consideration emerging trends in development of engine technology, ability of material to enhance the efficiency of the vehicle and advent of the concept of electric vehicles and synthetic base oil lubricants, our team of analyst has speculated a positive future for India automotive lubricants market.

Various secondary sources such as Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, white papers, company websites, magazines and annual report of various companies involved in automotive lubricants business were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:
  • Automotive lubricants manufacturers and other stakeholders
  • Major end users of automotive lubricant products
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to automotive lubricant products
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Market research and consulting firms
The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for industry stakeholders, such as automotive lubricant manufacturers, customers and policymakers, as well as in identifying which market segments should be targeted over the coming years in order to strategize investments and capitalize on growth opportunities in specific market segments and geographies.

Report Scope:

In this report, India automotive lubricants market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:
  • Market, By Vehicle Type:
  • Passenger Cars
  • Two-Wheelers
  • Light Commercial Vehicles
  • Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles
  • Tractors
  • Market, By Lubricant Type:
  • Engine Oil
  • Gear Oil
  • Grease
  • Transmission Fluids
  • Others
  • Market, By Base Oils
  • Mineral Oil
  • Semi-Synthetic Oil
  • Synthetic Oil
  • Market, By Region:
  • North India
  • West India
  • East India
  • South India
  • Market, By Demand Category:
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
  • Original Equipment Supplier (OES)
  • Independent Aftermarket (IAM)
  • Market, By Sales Channel:
  • Authorized Distributors
  • Retailers
  • Workshops & Garages
  • Petrol Pumps
  • Market, By Company:
  • Indian Oil Corporation,
  • Castrol India Limited,
  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • Tidewater Oil Corporation India Limited
  • Others
Competitive Landscape

Company Benchmarking: Benchmarking of leading players on the basis of lubricant type provided by them.

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of major companies operating in India automotive lubricants market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. Following customization options are available for the report:

Channel Partner Analysis
  • Detailed list of distributors and dealers across all the regions.
Company Information
  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).
Customer Profiling
  • List of major customers
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1. Product Overview
2. Research Methodology
3. Analyst View
4. Voice Of Customer
4.1. Brand Awareness
4.2. Factors Influencing Purchase Decision
4.3. Willing To Switch From the Existing Brand
5. India Automotive Lubricants Market Outlook
5.1. Market Size & Forecast
5.1.1. By Value & Volume
5.2. Market Share & Forecast
5.2.1. By Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, Two-Wheeler, LCV, M&HCV, Tractors)
5.2.2. By Lubricant Type (Engine Oil, Gear Oil, Grease, Transmission Fluids and Others)
5.2.3. By Base Oil (Synthetic, Semi-Synthetic and Mineral)
5.2.4. By Region (North, South, West and East)
5.2.5. By Demand Category [OEM, OES and IAM (Independent Aftermarket)]
5.2.6. By Sales Channel (Authorized Distributors, Retailers, Workshops & Garages and Petrol Pumps)
5.2.7. By Company (Company share will be provided for top 10 players)
5.3. Market Attractiveness Index (By Vehicle Type, By Lubricant Type, By Demand Category)
6. India Passenger Car Automotive Lubricants Market Outlook
6.1. Market Size & Forecast
6.1.1. By Value & Volume
6.2. Market Share & Forecast
6.2.1. By Vehicle Type (Hatchback & Sedan, SUV, Van)
6.2.2. By Base Oil (Synthetic, Semi-Synthetic, Mineral)
6.2.3. By Lubricant Grade [Top 3 Grades Vs Other for each Base Oil Type (Synthetic, Semi-synthetic and Mineral Lubricant)]
6.2.4. By Demand Category [OEM, OES and IAM (Independent Aftermarket)]
6.2.5. By Region (North, South, West, East)
6.2.6. By Company
6.2.6.1. Top 4 private suppliers (Shell, Mobil, Total and Castrol) and 1 PSU (IOCL) supplier. Top 3 grades information will be provided for each base oil type (Synthetic, Semi-synthetic and Mineral lubricant) and grease.
6.3. Market Attractiveness Index (By Demand Category, By Base Oil)
7. India Two-Wheeler Automotive Lubricants Market Outlook
7.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.1.1. By Value & Volume
7.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.2.1. By Base Oil (Synthetic, Semi-Synthetic, Mineral)
7.2.2. By Lubricant Grade (Top 3 Grades Vs Other for each Base Oil Type (Synthetic, Semi-synthetic and Mineral Lubricant)
7.2.3. By Demand Category [OEM, OES and IAM (Independent Aftermarket)]
7.2.4. By Region (North, South, West, East)
7.2.5. By Company
7.2.5.1. Top 4 private suppliers (Castrol, Motul, Valvoline and Veedol) and 1 PSU (IOCL) supplier. Top 3 grades information will be provided for each base oil type (Synthetic, Semi-synthetic and Mineral lubricant) and grease.
7.3. Market Attractiveness Index (By Demand Category, By Base Oil)
8. India Light Commercial Vehicles Automotive Lubricants Market Outlook
8.1. Market Size & Forecast
8.1.1. By Value & Volume
8.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.2.1. By Base Oil (Synthetic, Semi-Synthetic, Mineral)
8.2.2. By Lubricant Grade (Top 3 Grades Vs Other for each Base Oil Type (Synthetic, Semi-synthetic and Mineral Lubricant)
8.2.3. By Demand Category [OEM, OES and IAM (Independent Aftermarket)]
8.2.4. By Region (North, South, West, East)
8.2.5. By Company
8.2.5.1. Top 4 private suppliers (Valvoline, Veedol, Gulf and Shell) and 1 PSU (IOCL) supplier. Top 3 grades information will be provided for each base oil type (Synthetic, Semi-synthetic and Mineral lubricant) and grease
8.3. Market Attractiveness Index (By Demand Category, By Base Oil)
9. India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles Automotive Lubricants Market Outlook
9.1. Market Size & Forecast
9.1.1. By Value & Volume
9.2. Market Share & Forecast
9.2.1. By Vehicle Type (Trucks, Buses)
9.2.2. By Base Oil (Synthetic, Semi-Synthetic, Mineral)
9.2.3. By Lubricant Grade (Top 3 Grades Vs Other for each Base Oil Type (Synthetic, Semi-synthetic and Mineral Lubricant)
9.2.4. By Demand Category [OEM, OES and IAM (Independent Aftermarket)]
9.2.5. By Region (North, South, West, East)
9.2.6. By Company
9.2.6.1. Top 4 private suppliers (Valvoline, Veedol, Gulf and Shell) and 1 PSU (IOCL) supplier. Top 3 grades information will be provided for each base oil type (Synthetic, Semi-synthetic and Mineral lubricant) and grease.
9.3. Market Attractiveness Index (By Demand Category, By Base Oil)
10. India Tractor Automotive Lubricants Market Outlook
10.1. Market Size & Forecast
10.1.1. By Value & Volume
10.2. Market Share & Forecast
10.2.1. By Base Oil (Synthetic, Semi-Synthetic, Mineral)
10.2.2. By Demand Category [OEM, OES and IAM (Independent Aftermarket)]
10.2.3. By Region (North, South, West, East)
10.3. Market Attractiveness Index (By Demand Category, By Base Oil)
11. Import-Export Analysis
12. Market Dynamics
13. Market Trends & Developments
14. Policy & Regulatory Landscape
15. Pricing Analysis
16. Price Point Analysis
17. India Economic Profile
18. OEM Genuine Oil Business Analysis (Information will be provided for Tata, Maruti & Hero)
18.1. Annual Genuine Oil Market Size
18.1.1. By Volume
18.2. Brief Description
18.3. Turnover
18.4. Key Products
19. Competitive Landscape
19.1. Competitive Benchmarking
19.2. Competitive Landscape
19.2.1. Indian Oil Corporation
19.2.2. Castrol India Limited
19.2.3. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
19.2.4. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
19.2.5. Tidewater Oil Corporation India Limited
19.2.6. Valvoline Cummins Private Limited
19.2.7. Gulf Oil Lubricants India Limited
19.2.8. Shell India
19.2.9. ExxonMobil Lubricants Private Limited
19.2.10. Total Oil India Private Limited
20. Strategic Recommendations
21. Annexure
List Of Figures
Figure 1: India Automotive Lubricants Market Size, By Value (USD Million), By Volume (Million Liters), 2013-2027F
Figure 2: India Gross Domestic Product, By Value, 2013-2017 (USD Trillion)
Figure 3: India GDP Growth Rate, 2013-2017
Figure 4: India Automotive Aftermarket Size, By Value 2017 & 2027F (Million Liters)
Figure 5: India Automobile Industry Share in GDP, 2017
Figure 6: India Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Vehicle Type, By Volume, 2013-2027F
Figure 7: India Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Lubricant Type, By Volume, 2013-2027F
Figure 8: India Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Base Oil, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 9: India Automobile Production, 2012-2017 (Million Units)
Figure 10: India Automotive Lubricants Demand Share, By Volume, 2017
Figure 11: India Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Region, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 12: India Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 13: India Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Sales Channel, By Volume, 2013-2027F
Figure 14: India Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Company, By Volume, 2017
Figure 15: India Automotive Lubricants Market Attractiveness Index, By Vehicle Type, 2018E-2027F
Figure 16: India Automotive Lubricants Market Attractiveness Index, By Lubricant Type, By Volume, 2018E-2027F
Figure 17: India Automotive Lubricants Market Attractiveness Index, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2018E-2027F
Figure 18: India Passenger Car Automotive Lubricants Market Size, By Value, 2013-2027F (USD Million)
Figure 19: India Passenger Car Automotive Lubricants Market Size, By Volume, 2013-2027F (Million Liters)
Figure 20: India Passenger Vehicles Production, By Volume, 2012-2017 (Million Units)
Figure 21: India Passenger Vehicles Domestic Sales, By Volume, 2012-2017 (Million Units)
Figure 22: India Passenger Car Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Vehicle Type, By Volume, 2013-2027F
Figure 23: India Passenger Car Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Base Oil, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 24: India Passenger Car Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 25: India Passenger Car Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Region, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 26: India Passenger Car Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Company, By Grease Category, By Volume, 2017
Figure 27: India Passenger Car Automotive Lubricants Market Attractiveness Index, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2018E-2027F
Figure 28: India Passenger Car Automotive Lubricants Market Attractiveness Index, By Base Oil, By Volume, 2018E-2027F
Figure 29: India Two-Wheeler Automotive Lubricants Market Size, By Value, 2013-2027F (USD Million)
Figure 30: India Two-Wheeler Automotive Lubricants Market Size, By Volume, 2013-2027F (Million Liters)
Figure 31: India Two-Wheeler Production, By Volume, 2012-2016 (Million Units)
Figure 32: India Two-Wheeler Domestic Sales, By Volume, 2012-2016 (Million Units)
Figure 33: India Two-Wheeler Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Base Oil, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 34: India Two-Wheeler Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 35: India Two-Wheeler Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Region, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 36: India Two Wheeler Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Company, By Grease Category, By Volume, 2017
Figure 37: India Two-Wheeler Automotive Lubricants Market Attractiveness Index, By Base Oil, By Volume, 2018E-2027F
Figure 38: India Two-Wheeler Automotive Lubricants Market Attractiveness Index, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2018E-2027F
Figure 39: India Light Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Size, By Value, 2013-2027F (USD Million)
Figure 40: India Light Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Size, By Volume, 2013-2027F (Million Liters)
Figure 41: India Three-Wheeler Production, By Volume, 2012-2016 (Thousand Units)
Figure 42: India Three-Wheeler Domestic Sales, By Volume, 2012-2016 (Thousand Units)
Figure 43: India Light Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Base Oil, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 44: India Light Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 45: India Light Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Region, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 46: India Light Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Company, By Grease Category, By Volume, 2017
Figure 47: India Light Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Attractiveness Index, By Base Oil, By Volume, 2018E-2027F
Figure 48: India Light Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Attractiveness Index, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2018E-2027F
Figure 49: India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Size, By Value, 2013-2027F (USD Million)
Figure 50: India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Size, By Volume, 2013-2027F (Million Liters)
Figure 51: India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Production, By Volume, 2012-2016 (Thousand Units)
Figure 52: India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Domestic Sales, By Volume, 2012-2016 (Thousand Units)
Figure 53: India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Vehicle Type, By Volume, 2013-2027F
Figure 54: India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Base Oil, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 55: India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 56: India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Region, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 57: India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Company, By Grease Category, By Volume, 2017
Figure 58: India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Attractiveness Index, By Base Oil, By Volume, 2018E-2027F
Figure 59: India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Attractiveness Index, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2018E-2027F
Figure 60: India Tractor Automotive Lubricants Market Size, By Value, 2013-2027F (USD Million)
Figure 61: India Tractor Automotive Lubricants Market Size, By Volume, 2013-2027F (Million Liters)
Figure 62: India Tractor Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Base Oil, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 63: India Tractor Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 64: India Tractor Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Region, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Figure 65: India Tractor Automotive Lubricants Market Attractiveness Index, By Base Oil, By Volume, 2018E-2027F
Figure 66: India Tractor Automotive Lubricants Market Attractiveness Index, By Demand Category, By Volume, 2018E-2027F
Figure 67: India Automotive Lubricants Imports, By Country, By Volume, 2013-2017 (‘000 Metric Tons)
Figure 68: India Automotive Lubricants Exports, By Country, By Volume, 2013-2017(‘000 Metric Tons)
Figure 69: India Automotive Lubricants Average Selling Price Analysis, By Vehicle Type, 2013-2027F (USD/Liter)
Figure 70: India Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Region, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
List Of Tables
Table 1: India Automobile Manufacturers Production Capacity Utilization Rate, 2017
Table 2: India Land Infrastructure Investments in Highway Projects, By State, By Value, 2017 (USD Billion)
Table 3: Partial List of Automotive Lubricant Manufacturer Tie-Ups with OEMs
Table 4: India Passenger Car Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Lubricant Grade, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Table 5: India Passenger Car Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Company, By Volume, 2017
Table 6: India Two-Wheeler Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Lubricant Grade, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Table 7: India Two-Wheeler Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Company, By Volume, 2017
Table 8: India Light Commercial Vehicle Lubricants Market Share, By Lubricant Grade, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Table 9: India Light Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Company, By Volume, 2017
Table 10: India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Lubricants Market Share, By Lubricant Grade, By Volume, 2017 & 2027F
Table 11: India Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Lubricants Market Share, By Company,
By Volume, 2017
Table 12: India Automotive Lubricants Minimum & Maximum Price Analysis, 2017 (USD/Liter)
Table 13: India Automotive Lubricants Market CAGR, By Vehicle Type, By Volume, 2013-2017 & 2018E-2027F
Table 14: India Automotive Lubricants Market CAGR, By Base Oil Type, By Volume, 2013-2017 & 2018E-2027F
Table 15: Partial List of MAK Lubricants Authorized Distributors
Table 16: Partial List of SERVO Lubricants Authorized Distributors
Table 17: Partial List of Valvoline Lubricants Authorized Distributors
Table 18: Partial List of Mobil Lubricants Authorized Distributors
Table 19: Partial List of Shell Lubricants Authorized Distributors
Table 20: Partial List of Castrol Lubricants Authorized Distributors
Table 21: Partial List of Veedol Lubricants Authorized Distributors
Table 22: Partial List of HP Lubes Lubricants Authorized Distributors
Table 23: Partial List of Gulf Lubricants Authorized Distributors
Table 24: Partial List of Total Lubricants Authorized Distributors

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