Kia Motors India’s car sales have crossed the 2 lakh units mark, and the company is the fastest car manufacturer to reach the milestone in the country. The South Korean manufacturer sold the said number of cars in just 17 months. It is the second time Kia has achieved such a feat. Back in July 2020, the company became the fastest car manufacturer to sell one lakh units in India in just 11 months. This means Kia Motors India sold its next one lakh cars in India in just 6 months.
Currently, the company offers three models in India – the Seltos, Carnival and Sonet. Kia says that the top-end variants of all three models have accounted for nearly 60 per cent of the total cars sold during the last 17 months. Additionally, Kia, which offers its connected car technology UVO Connect in all three models, has stated that 53 per cent of its total sales, that is, 1.06 lakh units were connected vehicles. This means one out of every two Kia cars sold now has connected car features. As for model-wise sales, the Seltos leads the sales charts for Kia Motors India with 149,428 units. Right behind it is the subcompact SUV, Kia Sonet, which was launched in September 2020, and accounts for 45,195 units, followed the Carnival premium MPV that achieved the 5409 units mark.