Ever as a result of it entered the Indian car market last yr, Kia Motors had a dream run with their Seltos SUV. Later, Kia launched the Carnival luxurious MPV, which will also be doing good on the subject of numbers. Kia Motors is now celebrating the historic milestone of 1 lakh product sales in India. The company turns into the quickest automaker in India to reach this landmark in merely eleven months as a result of the launch of its debut car last yr, a doc amount for any new entrant to achieve in such a short time. That’s actually proof of how widespread the mannequin has change into amongst prospects in a quick span of time.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Kookhyun Shim, MD and CEO, Kia Motors India said,
2019 marked an essential yr for Kia as we launched our first car for the Indian market with an intention to change into a household title inside the nation. We’re overwhelmed with the response and acceptance that Indian prospects have confirmed within the path of us. Reaching the one lakh milestone with merely two merchandise, in a doc eleven-month time, is a testament to our dedication to India. As we converse marks a proud second for all of us at Kia Motors India and after the immense success of Seltos and Carnival, we’re assured to take care of up the optimistic momentum and lead the Indian car commerce by addressing the unmet desires and aspirations of the consumers with the upcoming Kia Sonet.
Kia launched their first car Seltos inside the Indian market once more in 2019 and it immediately modified points and created a market for itself. Inside merely 2 months of its launch, the Seltos emerged as the easiest selling SUV inside the section and marked the South Korean automaker’s entry inside the esteemed document of prime 5 carmakers in India. Throughout the last 11 months, Kia has purchased 97,745 fashions of Seltos and three,614 fashions of Carnival bringing the complete decide to 1,01,359 fashions.
The Seltos competes with autos akin to Hyundai Creta, Tata Harrier inside the mid-size section. It is accessible with a 1.5 litre petrol (handbook & CVT), 1.5 litre diesel (handbook & torque converter) and a 1.4 litre turbo petrol (handbook & DCT) engine selections. The Carnival, alternatively, is a spacious luxurious MPV that is powered by a 2.2 litre turbocharged diesel engine. Kia is all set to launch their third product – the Sonet sub-4 meter compact SUV in India on seventh August 2020.