More than 6 lakh vehicles dispatched
It is also worth mentioning that Kia has dispatched 6,34,224 vehicles from the state-of-the-art Anantapur facility located in Andhra Pradesh. This also includes exports by the company. Kia Corporation contributes over 6 percent of global sales. Seltos continues to be Kia’s best-selling car in India with a growth of 59 per cent in total sales.
Seltos sales top
Kia Seltos is followed by Sonet and has contributed more than 32 per cent to the total sales of Kia India. In just five months of launch, the Carriage has contributed around 6.5 per cent to the company’s domestic sales, while the overall sales figures for Kia’s premium MPV, the Carnival, are yet to be revealed. The Carnival MPV is selling around 400 units every month in the country.
Coming to the performance of Kia’s products, Seltos maintained its lead in the mid-size SUV segment and contributed over 40 per cent of the vehicle sales in its category. Sonet accounts for 15 per cent in the sub-compact SUV segment, while Carrens has over 18 per cent share in its segment. Also, in the first half of this year, the Carens became the second best-selling vehicle in its category.
Commenting on the achievement, Myung-sik Sohan, Chief Sales Officer, Kia India, said, “In a short span of 3 years in India, we have not only established ourselves as a leading and inspiring brand, but also developed innovative technologies. Kia India’s success goes to all those who are part of its ecosystem.”
Kia sales increase
Kia India recorded its highest ever monthly sales in June 2022 with 24,024 cars sold. The carmaker has achieved an annual growth of 60 per cent over the same period last year. Let us inform that the company had sold 15,015 units of cars in June last year. Apart from this, there has been an increase of 28.3 percent on month-on-month sales basis. The carmaker had registered sales of 18,718 units in May this year.
Kia Seltos has been the company’s best selling car in June 2022 and the company has sold 8,388 units of it in the last month. After this, the second name is the company’s latest launch Kia Carens, which sold 7,895 units last month, followed by Kia Sonet with 7,455 units.
Lastly, the Kia Carnival MPV is named after which 285 units have been sold in the last month. Kia’s semi-annual sales report has also been released, according to which the company has registered sales of 1,21,808 units of cars in the domestic market in the first six months of 2022.