Global: Kia EV6 sales reach 7,358 units in May


KIA EV6. Photo: KIA

In the midst of challenging world economic conditions, global of the in May are still on a positive track. In May, a total of 7,358 EV6 units were sold globally, including 2,864 in South Korea and 4,494 exported.

The number is still stable at 7,000 units per month. Typically, 2,000+ are sold in each of the three main markets: South Korea, , and North America.

Globally, Kia reported that sales of all their vehicle types in May fell 4.9% year-on-year to 234,554 units. During the first five months of 2022, Kia has sold 1,159,832 vehicles (down 2.5%).

This decline was caused by the current challenging global economy, rising raw material prices, including spare parts supply chains.

During the first five months of 2022, sales of the Kia EV6 exceeded 35,000. If this sales performance can be maintained at least 80,000-100,000 may occur during 2022.

Cumulatively, Kia has produced more than 64,000 EV6, with more than 43,000 units for export.

Retail sales of the Kia EV6 outside South Korea in May totaled 4,806 . With a breakdown of 2,457 in Europe (EU+EFTA) and 2,088 in the US. 138 units were sold in and more than 100 in other global markets.