South Korea 2007: Hyundai Sonata and Avante fight it off
* See the Top 40 best-selling local models by clicking on the title! Thanks to Pedro *
Another year with the Hyundai Sonata in the lead in South Korea, however this time the fight is very close with the Hyundai Avante (aka Elantra) at #2: 119,133 sales (+2%) vs. 110,535 (+87%). The Hyundai Grandeur drops one spot to #3 and 88,430 units (+4%) making the podium 100% Hyundai. Below, the Samsung SM5 is up 2% but down to #4, the Daewoo Matiz is up 37% to #5 and the Kia Carens up 26% to get back into the Top 10 at #9.
The Daewoo Winstorm (aka Chevrolet Captiva) is up 11 spots and 88% to #11 and 28,738 sales for its first full year in the country, the Kia Morning (aka Picanto) is up 40% to #12, the Hyundai Veracruz up 319% to #18 and the Hyundai i30 is received with mixed results at #26 with 11,000 sales.
Previous year: South Korea 2006: Hyundai Sonata and Grandeur best-sellers
Full Year Top 40 and January 2007 Top 10 Ranking Tables below.