Kia recorded 22,622 items in March 2022 as towards 19,100 items throughout the identical interval final 12 months with YoY quantity development of 18.44 per cent
Kia India has launched an announcement saying that it recorded a home tally of twenty-two,622 items in March 2022 with YoY quantity development of 18.44 per cent. Whereas the Seltos midsize SUV continued to be the best-seller for the South Korean auto main final month with 8,415 items, the just lately launched Carens three-row UV proved to be the difference-maker by garnering a complete of seven,008 items.
The Sonet compact SUV posted a complete of 6,871 items whereas the range-topping Carnival MPV registered 328 unit gross sales. The very best ever month-to-month gross sales tally in India led to the model sweeping a market share of seven per cent final month within the home passenger automobile house. As well as, Kia additionally posted its highest-ever quarterly gross sales by clocking simply over 60,000 items.
On a YoY foundation, Kia managed a wholesome YoY gross sales surge of 9.5 per cent in comparison with the identical quarter the earlier 12 months. Within the monetary 12 months 2022, Kia posted 1,86,787 items amidst the worldwide semiconductor points and associated provide chain disruption, because it ended up with a extremely considerable YoY development of 20 per cent because the Seltos and Sonet SUVs contributed within the majority with 51 and 40 per cent respectively to the tally.
Talking on the achievement, Hardeep Singh Brar, VP and Head of Gross sales & Advertising, Kia India mentioned, “2022 has been 12 months for us as far as we’ve been capable of maintain our optimistic gross sales momentum prior to now quarter. Our rising gross sales quantity could be attributed to our just lately launched Carens, which has gained Indian prospects’ hearts.”
To cut back the ready intervals and cater to the wants of the excessive demand for the competitively priced Kia Carens, the third shift on the Anantapur facility in Andhra Pradesh was commenced some time in the past. The reservations for the Carens have already crossed the 50,000 mark and it endured a complete dispatch depend of 12,117 items in only a month and a half.
Kia just lately revealed that it received previous the 5 lakh manufacturing milestone at its Anantapur manufacturing facility – 4 lakh home gross sales and one lakh items shipped to over 91 nations within the Center East, Africa, Central & South America, Mexico and the Asia Pacific. Kia is predicted to launch facelifted Seltos, an all-new EV6 electrical crossover and Niro EV in India within the close to future.