Kia India has crossed the 5 lakh gross sales milestone within the three years since its entry into the Indian market. Now, the corporate’s India operations account for six% of its world gross sales.
Kia crossed the 1,00,000 unit gross sales in July 2020, turning into the quickest carmaker to cross the 4,00,000 determine within the Indian market.
The Seltos SUV stays Kia’s largest vendor accounting for 59 % of the full gross sales, with the Sonet accounting for one more 32 %. The comparatively new Carens MPV contributed virtually 6.5 %, promoting 30,953 items since its launch in February 2022. The Kia Carnival sells round 400 items per 30 days, claims the carmaker.
Going by our FY22 gross sales evaluation, the Seltos was the second highest promoting mannequin after the Hyundai Creta within the midsize SUV house. The Sonet, then again, made it into the highest 5 within the compact SUV phase.
From its manufacturing base in Andhra Pradesh, Kia has dispatched a complete of 6,34,224 items, together with exports.
Kia’s recognition in India is just not onerous to decode as they gave prospects a spread of powertrains — petrol, diesel and as many as 5 transmission choices. Kia additionally frequently up to date the mannequin line-up with new options and variants making their fashions related regardless of the arrival of newer rivals.
The Kia line-up in India at the moment consists of the Seltos, Sonet, Carens, Carnival and the EV6 crossover.