South Korea New Vehicle Registrations Half Yearly Data

South Korea New Vehicle Registrations Half Yearly Data

During the past month of July, New vehicle registrations in South Korea closed with an increase of 9.4% compared to the same month of the previous year until reaching a total volume of 163,094 units delivered to new users.

By types of fuel, The gasoline managed to prevail by far exceeding one hundred thousand units (103,285) while the diesel was content with 51,067 units. 869 pure electric was also marketed (with the Audi e-Tron achieving 40%), 700 capable of using hydrogen, 1,949 hybrids, and 2,705 LPG.

BRAND RANKING JULY 2020

  1. Hyundai 54,869
  2. Kia 40,514
  3. Genesis 11,119
  4. SsangYong 6,702
  5. Chevrolet 6,457
  6. Samsung 5,378
  7. Mercedes 5,215
  8. BMW 3,816
  9. Audi 2,350
  10. VW 1,118
  11. Volvo 1,069
  12. Porsche 914
  13. Lexus 749
  14. Tesla 731
  15. MINI 629
  16. Toyota 520
  17. Renault 490
  18. Ford 483
  19. Jeep 410
  20. Land Rover 311
  21. Infiniti 216
  22. Nissan 210
  23. Lincoln 189
  24. Peugeot 159
  25. Cadillac 134
  26. Honda 129
  27. DFSK 98
  28. Maserati 65
  29. Citroën 54
  30. Jaguar 45
  31. Bentley 40
  32. Lamborghini 24
  33. SMARTEV 20
  34. DS 21
  35. Rolls Royce 12
  36. McLaren 10
  37. Lotus 9
  38. Morgan 8
  39. Fiat 3

Local firms are the most demanded as usual and also do so with an exaggerated market share. The foreigners try to make a hole but they still do not take off, with Mercedes dominating (don’t forget Chevrolet is considered local). Renault meanwhile wants to separate its European offer from the Samsung range, something that for now is not managing to revitalize sales.

TOP 70 MODELS JULY 2020

  1. Hyundai Grandeur 14,381
  2. Hyundai Avante 11.037
  3. Kia Sorento 9,488
  4. Kia K5 8,463
  5. Genesis G80 6.504
  6. Hyundai Santa Fe 6,252
  7. Hyundai Palisade 6.071
  8. Hyundai Sonata 5,213
  9. Hyundai Grand Starex 4,475
  10. Kia Seltos 3,966
  11. Kia Morning 3,949
  12. Genesis GV80 3.009
  13. SsangYong Rexton Sports 3.005
  14. Mercedes E-Class 2,954
  15. Hyundai Kona 2,922
  16. Kia K7 2,715
  17. Samsung QM6 2,638
  18. Kia Ray 2,540
  19. Chevrolet TrailBlazer 2,494
  20. Chevrolet Spark 2,223
  21. Kia Carnival 2,119
  22. Samsung XM3 1.909
  23. BMW 5 Series 1.810
  24. Hyundai Tucson 1,686
  25. Kia Mohave 1,632
  26. Hyundai Venue 1,554
  27. SsangYong Tivoli 1,535
  28. Kia K3 1,487
  29. Kia Niro 1,418
  30. SsangYong Korando 1,363
  31. Kia Sportage 1,272
  32. Genesis G90 1,117
  33. VW Tiguan 1,034
  34. SsangYong Rexton G4 799
  35. Kia K9 790
  36. Samsung SM6 707
  37. Audi A6 706
  38. Hyundai Nexo 700
  39. Porsche Cayenne 632
  40. Tesla Model3 521
  41. BMW 3 Series 518
  42. Mercedes S Class 511
  43. Genesis G70 489
  44. Lexus ES 475
  45. Chevrolet Malibu 450
  46. Mercedes C-Class 444
  47. Chevrolet Trax 428
  48. Ford Explorer 402
  49. Audi e-Tron 394
  50. Chevrolet Colorado 369
  51. Renault Captur 364
  52. MINI Hatch / Cabrio 289
  53. Chevrolet traverse 329
  54. Audi Q3 315
  55. Kia Stonic 313
  56. Mercedes CLS 308
  57. Kia Stinger 279
  58. Volvo V60 CC 270
  59. Hyundai Ioniq 268
  60. Audi A7 262
  61. Hyundai Veloster 262
  62. Mercedes GLC 262
  63. BMW X5 243
  64. Volvo S60 229
  65. Audi Q7 213
  66. Mercedes CLA 194
  67. Toyota Camry 192
  68. Toyota RAV4 187
  69. Volvo XC90 185
  70. Mercedes GLE 184

Beyond the logical success of Hyundai and Kia offering a range that is well suited to local tastes, it should be noted the excellent performance obtained by Genesis which is already the luxury firm that sells the most by far. The arrival of GV80 It has been a great help to win over customers.

Other successful models in this market of non-national brands are the Mercedes E-Class, Volkswagen Tiguan, Tesla Model 3, Audi A6, BMW 5 Series, and Porsche Cayenne, the latter pointing to one of the largest increases thanks to the introduction of the coupe body. The Ford Explorer is also very popular.

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