Kia: 1.5 lakh sales up in just 14 months

Kia sold 11,721 units of the Sonet in October 2020.

Kia has achieved the sales milestone of 1.5 lakh units within just 14 months since the brand made its debut in the Indian market.

In October 2020, Kia registered the highest ever sales in a single month of 21,021 units. These included 11,721 units of the Sonet and 8,900 units of the Seltos. The carmaker registered a YoY growth of 64%.

The Sonet is the latest offering from Kia. It shares its underpinnings with the Hyundai Venue and competes in the sub-4 meter SUV segment with models like the Tata Nexon, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport and the XUV300. According to Kia, there is massive demand for the Sonet and on average 2 vehicles are sold in India every 3 minutes.

Besides the Sonet and Seltos, Kia also offers the Carnival MPV in India. The carmaker sold 400 units of the premium MPV last month.

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