The sales figures for April are out by Kia, the Seltos and Sonet are the best sellers
Kia is a well-known car manufacturer in India. The company has recently revealed their sales figures and it can be noted that Kia Seltos and Kia Sonet are the best sellers. In detail, the company has grown by 24% from January to April 2023. In April Kia sold 23,216 units which is 22.07% over the last year’s 19,019 units. The Kia Sonet has been sold over 9,744 units which is 42%. Furthermore, Kia Seltos has been sold over 7,213 units which are 31% of sales. The carens have been sold over 6,107 units which is 26%. The Carnival just has a 1% share hold which is 152 units overall.
Kia’s Current Offerings include Carnival
Kia India’s offerings include Kia Carnival, Kia Seltos, Kia Sonet, Kia Carens, and its flagship EV the Kia EV6. Some of the best-selling cars of Kia are the Kia Seltos, Kia Sonet and the Kia Carens.
The Kia Carnival is offered with a 2.2L Turbocharged i4 diesel engine which produces 197bhp of maximum power and 440nm of maximum torque. The engine is mated with an 8-speed AT gearbox. And since it gets a front-wheel drive system, it couldn’t keep up with the rear-wheel drive Innova Crysta. It gets a bunch of features like electrically adjustable seats, ventilated driver seat, a tire pressure monitoring system, and a 10-inch screen for left and rear passengers.
Kia Carens is a 7-seater MPV that competes with Hyundai Alcazar. The Kia Carens is available in 3 engine options one is a 1.5L NA i4 petrol engine that produces 113bhp of maximum power and 144nm of maximum torque, and the engine is mated with a 6-speed manual gearbox. While the other engine option is the 1.5L i4 Turbocharged petrol engine that produces 158bhp of maximum power and 253nm of maximum torque, this engine is mated to the Kia’s IMT and DCT AT gearbox. The Kia Carens is also available in a diesel engine that is the 1.5L Turbocharged diesel engine that produces 113bhp of maximum power and 250nm of maximum torque, the engine is mated with a 6-speed AT gearbox.
The Kia Seltos competes with the Hyundai Creta. The Kia Seltos is powered by 2 engine options one being petrol and the other being diesel. As a petrol engine, you get a 1.5 NA i4 engine that produces 113bhp of maximum power and 144nm of maximum torque. The 1.5L Turbocharged diesel engine produces 113bhp of maximum power and 250nm of torque.
The Kia Sonet is the rival of the Hyundai Venue. The Kia Sonet is available in 3 engine options one is the 1.2L NA i4 Petrol engine that produces 82bhp and 115nm of torque, while another 1.0L i3 Turbo-petrol engine produces 118bhp and 172nm of torque. The 1.5L Turbocharged diesel engine can be considered fruitful for the car because it produces 114bhp and 250nm of maximum torque.