Seltos and Sonet remain best-selling products for Kia while the Carens, with 7,900 units, records its highest monthly sales since its launch in February 2022.
Kia India, which notched its best-ever annual sales of 254,556 units and 40% year-on-year growth in CY2022, is continuing its strong performance in CY2023. The Korean carmaker has recorded its highest-ever domestic monthly sales of 28,634 units in January 2023, which is a 48% YoY increase over January 2022 numbers. The company’s previous monthly best was 25,857 units in September 2022.
Kia India’s top two models – the Seltos and Sonet – led the company’s performance in January 2023 with sales of 10,470 and 9,261 units, respectively. Both SUVs are among India’s best-selling utility models and were ranked seventh and ninth, respectively, in the Top 25 UV List for 2022.
The Carens MPV, which was launched on February 15, 2022, recorded its best-ever monthly sales of 7,900 units and cumulative sales of 70,656 units in less than a year. The Carnival MPV sold 1,003 units last month.
Commenting on the sales numbers, Hardeep Singh Brar – National Head, Sales & Marketing, Kia India, said, "After closing CY2022 on a record high, we have witnessed an encouraging start to CY2023 with sales of 28,634 units in January. We exhibited our technology and design prowess at the recently concluded Auto Expo by showcasing the Kia Concept EV9 and the KA4. We also plan to introduce PBVs this year to offer a hassle-free and varied mobility experience for special services in India."
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