Kia Motors debuted in India just 2 months back in August with its first offering; the Kia Seltos. The Seltos SUV was a runaway hit garnering over 50,000 bookings within months of its launch and selling over 7,000 units of the car just in September.

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Similarly, another new entrant in India; MG Motors has sold 3,536 units of the Hector SUV, registering 1.24% market share which is higher than the likes of Volkswagen, Nissan and Skoda in India.

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Kia Motors Is India’s Top 5 Car Maker

  • Kia Motors has entered the list of India’s top 5 carmakers in terms of market share in October surpassing Honda, Renault, Ford and Toyota.
  • The top 5 list is dominated by Maruti Suzuki with a market share of 48.87, Hyundai follows with a decent share of 17.58, the third position is secured by Mahindra with 6.49, Tata Motors is on the fourth position with 4.64. Finally, Kia Motors stands 5th with 4.52.
  • Kia Motors has only the Seltos SUV on offers with no other car available for sale in India. Kia Motors achieved a market share of 4.52% by selling 12,850 units of the Seltos in October.
  • Independent analysts predict that Kia will continue to perform well give it has already registered 60,000 bookings and has dispatched 26,640 units or just 44% of the total car orders received.
Rank Car Manufacturer Sales (October 2019) Market Share (October 2019)
1. Maruti Suzuki 139,000 48.87%
2. Hyundai Motors India 50,000 17.58%
3. Mahindra & Mahindra 18,460 6.49%
4. Tata Motors 13,200 4.64%
5. Kia Motors 12,850 4.52%
6. Toyota Kirloskar Motors 11,866 4.17%
7. Renault India 11,500 4.04%
8. Honda Cars India 10,010 3.52%
9. Ford India 7,077 2.49%
10. MG Motors India 3,536 1.24%
11. Volkswagen 3,213 1.13%
12. Nissan India 1,581 0.56%
13. Skoda 1,300 0.46%
14. Fiat 854 0.30%
Total Sales 284,447 100%

 

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