Korea. Best selling cars ranking in 2019

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Korea best selling cars ranking in 2019 registered again the Hyundai Grandeur on top, just a few units ahead of the Hyundai Porter. Outstanding performance scored by the Sonata, reaching 5.6% of market share. Kia K7 entered the top 10 for the first time ever.

In a market where the top two brands, Hyundai and Kia, control together the 67% of the share, the ranking of best selling model is normally dominated by the model of the two leaders, which hold the Top 11 models.

However, the leadership is not stable and frequently a new model takes the lead, some time just for a years. Actually the best-seller in 2019 was the Hyundai Grandeur, still on top, with 5.8% of share, despite declining in double-digits.

In second place, just a few units behind, the Hyundai Porter with share at 5.8%, ahead of the Sonata with 5.6%.

In fourth position the Hyundai Santa Fe with 5.1% followed by the Kia Carnival with 3.7% and the 2010 leader, the Hyundai Avante with the same market share. 

In seventh place the Kia Bongo – with 3.4% – and for the first time within the top 10, the Kia K7, followed by the Sorento and the Morning.

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Rank 2019Rank 2018ModelSales 20192019 Var
11Hyundai Grandeur100598-11,1%
23Hyundai Porter1002872,3%
37Hyundai Sonata9662146,7%
42Hyundai Santa fe88472-17,5%
54Kia Carnival63993-16,2%
65Hyundai Avante63862-15,8%
78Kia Bongo592780,0%
817Kia K75493634,1%
96Kia Sorento52392-22,0%
109Kia Morning50656-14,2%
11187Hyundai Palisade46931
1222Samsung QM64490136,1%
1310Hyundai Kona43516-13,8%
1413Kia K343445-2,4%
1516SsangYong Korando Sports41772-0,6%
1611Hyundai Grand Starex41363-17,6%
1712Kia K538234-21,2%
1815Hyundai Tucson37999-10,8%
1914Ssangyong Tivoli37205-15,2%
2018Chevrolet Spark36834-7,6%
2121Mercedes E Class367694,6%
2219Kia Sportage29048-22,3%
2324Kia Ray278433,0%
24187Kia Seltos27200
2527Kia Niro2604314,2%
2620Genesis G8023186-37,7%
2726BMW 5 Series18317-22,0%
2825Samsung SM617500-29,4%
2931Genesis G701684516,9%
30187Genesis G9016261
3162SsangYong Korando C15232321,9%
32187Hyundai Venue13766
3332Chevrolet Trax131743,0%
3428Chevrolet Malibu12791-25,0%
3529SsangYong G4 Rexton12687-23,9%
3633Kia K910954-7,5%
3739Lexus ES987910,5%
3823Hyundai H-1 Truck9600-69,3%
3930Kia Stonic8969-45,0%
4040Kia Mohave81083,5%
4143Mercedes GLC75582,6%
4244Mercedes C Class6970-2,5%
4348Mercedes S Class66545,8%
4438Hyundai Ioniq6337-32,8%
4537Toyota Camry6312-33,3%
4645Ford Explorer6250-9,5%
4754Honda Accord554824,1%
4835BMW 3 Series5508-43,4%
4972Kia Soul5345122,2%
5047Samsung QM35115-19,7%