Kia India reports best-ever sales in CY2022 at 3,36,619 units

The company also announced its certified pre-owned (CPO) business to meet the demand for growing personal mobility in the country with 30 plus outlets at the end of 2022.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 02 Jan 2023 Views icon2900 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Kia India reported its best-ever cumulative sales of 3,36,619 units in CY2022, registering a growth of 47.7 percent over a year ago. The company's domestic dispatches stood at 2,54,556 units, reporting 40 percent  year-on-year (YOY) growth. Export dispatches stood at 82,063 units in CY2022.

Since its inception in August 2019, the company has achieved a cumulative sales of 8 lakh in the last 41 months including 6.22 lakh units of domestic sales and 1.78 lakh units of export. In December 2022, Kia India registered 15,184 unit sales in the domestic market with 94.7 percent YoY growth.

As per the company CY2022 was a milestone year as the brand became the top UV (Utility Vehicle) exporter in the country, registering its highest export figure of 82,063 units. In the domestic market, the Seltos crossed the milestone of selling 1 lakh units in a single year. The Seltos registered sales of 1,01,569 units in the last year, and the Sonet reported a sales of 86,251 units in the same year. While Carens sales stood at 62,756-unit , the Carnival and the EV6 added 3,550 and 430 units, respectively.

According to Hardeep Singh Brar, VP and Head- Sales & Marketing, Kia India said, CY 2022 has turned out to be the best-ever year for Kia India in more ways than one, fuelled by the unconditional and unflinching love and support from the Indian buyers. "Despite various headwinds like geopolitical issues, COVID-induced supply chain obstructions and price increase, we managed to register the highest sales ever for the brand in the country. It is a matter of great pride that Kia products are not only disrupting their respective segments in India but also creating waves and ever-growing demand in the international markets,” Singh added.

He further said that the company's outlook for 2023 is bright and it will continue to focus on the ever-changing needs of its customers to bring new-age mobility solutions. Last year, it kickstarted EV journey in India with the launch of its flagship EV model, the EV6. Kia India also announced its certified pre-owned (CPO) business to meet the demand for growing personal mobility in the country with 30 plus outlets at the end of 2022.

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