Kia reviews that its international car gross sales in July amounted to 260,472 items (0.3 p.c greater than a yr in the past). That is the slowest development price in over a yr. After seven months of 2023, the South Korean model bought 1,836,495 automobiles (up 9.4 p.c year-over-year).
When it comes to all-electric automotive gross sales, outcomes are progressively enhancing. In July, the Kia EV6 and EV9 wholesale gross sales (intently associated to manufacturing) amounted to 10,326, together with 9,045 EV6 and 1,281 EV9. That is a number of p.c greater than a yr in the past when solely the EV6 was produced.
Kia reviews wholesale gross sales (on the producer degree or plant gross sales) except in any other case specified, unaudited, and on a preliminary foundation.
If solely Kia will preserve its EV6 manufacturing at 9,000+ items monthly, and ramp up the EV9 manufacturing, we must always see a leap in development.
For now, the EV9 had its two first months with over 1,000 items, so it is nonetheless the early starting. By the way in which, the overwhelming majority of the EV9 had been bought in South Korea, whereas solely 70 items had been exported to date (by means of the tip of July).
To this point this yr, Kia EV6/EV9 wholesale gross sales exceeded 66,000 (up 32 p.c year-over-year).
In its month-to-month gross sales information report, Kia additionally lists 6,174 retail gross sales of the Kia EV6 outdoors of South Korea, together with 1,937 in the USA.
The retail gross sales outdoors of South Korea of different electrical automotive fashions – Kia Niro EV, Kia Niro Plus EV, and Kia Soul EV – amounted to respectively 5,626, 6, and 280. We do not have numbers for Kia’s house market.
Kia BEV gross sales final month:
- EV6: 6,174 retail gross sales outdoors South Korea
(9,045 wholesale – 1,398 in South Korea and seven,647 exported)
- EV9: 0 retail gross sales outdoors South Korea
(1,281 wholesale – 1,251 in South Korea and 30 exported)
- Niro EV: 5,626 retail gross sales outdoors South Korea
- Niro Plus EV: 6 retail gross sales outdoors South Korea
- Soul EV: 280 retail gross sales outdoors South Korea
- Whole*: at the least 14,735 (up 50% year-over-year) or 5.7% of the entire quantity
*South Korea (EV6, EV9) + abroad retail gross sales information (EV6, EV9, Niro EV, Niro Plus EV, Soul EV)
Sadly, Kia doesn’t report PHEV numbers.
For reference, in 2022, the corporate bought greater than 130,000 all-electric vehicles.