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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.

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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

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