2023 (Full Year) Global: Kia Car Sales Worldwide and 2024 Forecast

In full-year 2023, Kia increased worldwide car sales by 6% with over 3 million global deliveries and forecasted further growth in 2024. The Sportage was the best-selling Kia model worldwide.

In full-year 2023, Kia increased worldwide car sales by 6% with over 3 million global deliveries and forecasted further growth in 2024. The Sportage was the best-selling Kia model worldwide.
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2023 (January to December): Kia Corporation of South Korea increased global car sales by 6.3% in 2023 to 3,085,771 vehicles. The result set a new record for Kia car sales worldwide — Kia’s previous best sales year was 2014 when 3,038,552 vehicles were sold globally including 465,200 vehicles in Korea and 2,573,352 in foreign markets. The top-selling Kia model worldwide was the Sportage SUV with 523,502 global sales followed by the Seltos SUV (344,013 vehicles) and the Sorento SUV (242,892 vehicles).

In 2024, Kia is targeting global sales of 3.2 million vehicles. Kia expects to sell 530,000 cars in Korea (slightly fewer cars than in 2023) and 2,663,000 vehicles overseas. 

Kia Sales Worldwide and in Korea in 2023 (Full Year)

Kia sales globally in South Korea and in foreign markets in full-year 2023 were as follows:

Region20232022Change
Korea563,660538,8224.6%
Outside of
Korea
2,516,3832,359,0436.7%
Special Purpose Vehicle Sales5,7283,93245.7%
Global3,085,7712,901,7976.3%

Kia Sales Forecast Worldwide and in Korea in 2024

Kia‘s sales forecast for global and Korean car sales in 2024 are as follows:

Region2024 Targets2023 Results
Korea530,000563,660
Outside of Korea2,663,0002,516,383
Special Purpose Vehicles7,0005,728
Global3,200,0003,085,771

Global Worldwide Car Sales by Brand in 2023 (Full Year)

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Global worldwide sales by brand in 2023:

NOTE: “Sales” as reported by the various brands generally refer to deliveries and not necessarily sales to the customer or final registration. Terms and definitions may vary. All statistics are provided by respective car manufacturers unless clearly stated otherwise.