SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Yonhap) — Hyundai Motor Group’s cumulative sales of green vehicles have exceeded 1 million units in the domestic market after 13 years of entering the green car market with the launch of the Hyundai Avante LPI Hybrid in July 2009.
Hyundai Motor Group said Monday that Hyundai Motor Co. and its subsidiary Kia sold a total of 29,483 green cars in the domestic market last month, bringing the group’s total green car sales to 1,023,484 units.
Hyundai’s Grandeur Hybrid has been the best seller in the domestic market, with a total of 183,837 units sold since its launch in 2013.
Sales of the Grandeur Hybrid exceeded 20,000 units annually for the fourth consecutive year from 2018 to 2021.
The Kia Niro Hybrid (126,485 units), the Sonata Hybrid (98,323 units), the Sorento Hybrid (85,809 units), the K-8, and the K-7 Hybrid (73,845 units) appeared in the top five in terms of cumulative sales of green cars. .
Hyundai’s fuel cell electric Nexo has also sold a total of 24,667 units since its launch in 2018, contributing to the group’s green car sales.
The group’s sales of eco-friendly vehicles are expected to increase in the future with the acceleration of the transition to electric vehicles.
Hyundai Motor is expected to launch the IONIQ 6, which is the company’s first electric sedan, next month, and Kia is also expected to launch the all-electric EV9 SUV during the year.