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South Korea March 2011: Avante #1, Orlando & Korando arrive

Chevrolet Orlando

* Thanks to Rutger (DC) at AutoWeek NL for the data! *

The Hyundai Avante is back into pole position in March, a place it has held 7 out of the last 8 months, this time with 12,173 sales and 9.1% share. The Kia Morning new generation falls back to #2 at 8.6%, just above the Hyundai Grandeur, still very strong at 8.3% share and keeping the Hyundai Sonata at bay (#4 at 7.1%).

This month Chevrolet started in South Korea, all Daewoo models will henceforth be sold under the Chevrolet brand. The Daewoo Matiz Creative becomes the Chevrolet Spark and grabs 3.6% and the Daewoo Lacetti Premiere becomes the Chevrolet Cruze and holds 2.3%.

First month of sales for the Ssang Yong Korando C, #21 at 2,073 sales, and the Chevrolet Orlando, #23 at 1,526 sales.

Full Top 30 Ranking Table: click on ‘Read more’ below the Korando pic.

Ssang Yong Korando C

South Korea March 2011:

Pos Model Mar % Feb 2011 % Pos
1 Hyundai Avante 12,173 9.1% 5 33,087 9.2% 1
2 Kia Morning 11,502 8.6% 1 32,011 8.9% 2
3 Hyundai Grandeur 11,089 8.3% 2 29,476 8.2% 3
4 Hyundai Sonata 9,523 7.1% 4 25,061 6.9% 5
5 Hyundai Porter 9,192 6.9% 3 25,179 7.0% 4
6 Kia K5 7,627 5.7% 6 20,646 5.7% 6
7 Kia Bongo 5,351 4.0% 9 13,150 3.6% 9
8 Chevrolet Spark/Daewoo Matiz Creative 4,852 3.6% 10 13,334 3.7% 8
9 Kia Sportage R 4,621 3.5% 11 12,873 3.6% 10
10 Hyundai Grand Starex 4,474 3.4% 8 12,520 3.5% 11
11 Samsung SM5 4,006 3.0% 7 14,044 3.9% 7
12 Kia Forte 3,458 2.6% 15 9,429 2.6% 15
13 Kia Sorento R 3,436 2.6% 13 10,358 2.9% 14
14 Hyundai Tucson ix 3,396 2.5% 12 10,376 2.9% 13
15 Kia K7 3,116 2.3% 19 6,863 1.9% 18
16 Chevrolet Cruze/Daewoo Lacetti Premiere 3,093 2.3% 18 7,269 2.0% 17
17 Samsung SM3 2,995 2.2% 14 10,769 3.0% 12
18 Hyundai Genesis 2,975 2.2% 26 5,298 1.5% 20
19 Kia Carnival 2,683 2.0% 16 7,592 2.1% 16
20 Hyundai Santa Fe 2,385 1.8% 17 6,139 1.7% 19
21 SsangYong Korando C 2,073 1.6% 2,073 0.6% 29
22 Hyundai Equus 1,558 1.2% 33 3,058 0.8% 24
23 Chevrolet Orlando 1,526 1.1% 1,526 0.4% 36
24 Kia Soul 1,398 1.0% 20 4,463 1.2% 21
25 Daewoo Alpheon 1,304 1.0% 22 3,735 1.0% 23
26 Kia Pride 1,093 0.8% 25 2,820 0.8% 26
27 SsangYong Actyon Sports 1,023 0.8% 24 2,943 0.8% 25
28 Hyundai Accent 969 0.7% 21 4,350 1.2% 22
29 SsangYong Rexton 874 0.7% 23 2,732 0.8% 27
30 Daewoo Damas 725 0.5% 28 1,976 0.5% 30

Note: import models are excluded from the total sales amount and from the ranking.

Source: www.autoweek.nl, www.bobaedream.co.kr

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