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South Korea May 2014: Hyundai Sonata now #1 year-to-date

Hyundai Sonata South Korea May 2014Thanks to the new generation, the Hyundai Sonata now leads sales at home.

* See the Top 50 all-local models ranking by clicking on the title! *

Sales of local models in South Korea are up 0.7% year-on-year in May to 121,239 registrations, bringing the year-to-date total to 586,142 units, up 5% on 2013. Now that the new generation is established in dealerships across the country, the Hyundai Sonata spends a second month in a row atop the local sales charts with 13,687 sales, enabling it to also grab the top spot year-to-date at 43,992 units. The Kia Morning is up one spot on April to #2 with 8,808 sales and a strong 7.3% share, ahead of the Hyundai Porter down one rank to #3 but #2 year-to-date at 41,859 units. Notice also the Samsung SM3 (aka Renault Fluence) up 7 spots to #16 and the Samsung QM3 (aka Renault Captur) up 8 to #18.

Previous month: South Korea April 2014: New Hyundai Sonata shoots up to #1

One year ago: South Korea May 2013: Hyundai Sonata and Porter lead tight race

Full May 2014 Top 50 All-local models Ranking Table below.

South Korea May 2014 – models:

PosModelMay-14%Apr2014%PosFY13
1Hyundai Sonata13,68711.3%143,9927.5%15
2Kia Morning8,8087.3%339,4586.7%32
3Hyundai Porter8,0836.7%241,8597.1%23
4Hyundai Santa Fe7,4066.1%436,1906.2%56
5Hyundai Avante7,2866.0%633,3755.7%61
6Hyundai Grandeur6,2365.1%537,2826.4%44
7Chevrolet Spark5,1064.2%725,3734.3%78
8Kia Bongo4,6203.8%824,2364.1%89
9Kia K54,4853.7%1021,9193.7%97
10Kia Sportage R4,1123.4%1120,4033.5%1111
11Kia K33,8573.2%1220,6573.5%1010
12Hyundai Tucson ix3,7233.1%1417,9123.1%1313
13Hyundai Grand Starex3,2022.6%919,9043.4%1212
14Daewoo Damas2,7302.3%1516,7752.9%1431
15Kia Ray2,4572.0%1314,6422.5%1518
16Samsung SM32,3732.0%238,7061.5%2122
17SsangYong Korando Sports2,3291.9%1611,5282.0%1620
18Samsung QM32,1611.8%264,4950.8%2950
19Hyundai Accent1,9311.6%1810,0281.7%1717
20Samsung SM51,8371.5%199,3611.6%1914
21Kia Sorento R1,8181.5%209,1241.6%2016
22Chevrolet Cruze1,7201.4%247,4231.3%2323
23Chevrolet Malibu1,7081.4%226,6951.1%2627
24Kia K71,6761.4%179,7741.7%1819
25Kia Pride1,5821.3%257,0731.2%2424
26SsangYong Korando C1,5791.3%218,3701.4%2221
27Kia Carnival R1,3811.1%277,0521.2%2515
28Kia Mohave1,1360.9%284,9680.8%2733
29Chevrolet Trax8330.7%324,0520.7%3335
30Hyundai Maxcruz8020.7%354,5020.8%2836
31Hyundai Equus7860.6%304,4110.8%3026
32Chevrolet Captiva7800.6%343,8660.7%3537
33Chevrolet Orlando7420.6%334,1080.7%3228
34Samsung QM57320.6%294,2800.7%3140
35SsangYong Korando Turismo/Rodius6960.6%313,9590.7%3430
36Hyundai i305310.4%363,4420.6%3629
37SsangYong Rexton W4940.4%373,1250.5%3738
38Kia K94000.3%402,3090.4%3841
39Daewoo Alpheon3800.3%382,2580.4%3943
40Hyundai Veracruz3630.3%441,5880.3%4442
41Kia Soul3190.3%422,0160.3%4047
42Samsung SM72970.2%431,6200.3%4244
43Daewoo Labo2950.2%411,6160.3%4345
44Kia Carens2930.2%391,8060.3%4134
45Hyundai i402400.2%451,0810.2%4539
46Hyundai Veloster1710.1%467870.1%4746
47SsangYong Chairman W1160.1%476760.1%4848
48SsangYong Chairman H570.0%484200.1%5049
49Hyundai Genesis Coupe290.0%491660.0%5152
50Chevrolet Corvette/Camaro10.0%50240.0%5253

Source: www.bobaedream.co.kr

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