Hyundai sold record number of Plug-In electric cars

October was big for Hyundai, which set several new records.

In October, total sales of plug-in cars – reported by Hyundai – stands at an all-time high of 7,139, which is 191% more than a year ago.

The plug-in car share out of overall volume increased to a record 4.3%! The biggest splash comes from Kona Electric (more below).

Additionally, Hyundai sold some 192 NEXO hydrogen fuel cell cars (599 YTD).

Hyundai sold 2,473 Kona Electric in South Korea. Now, we know that sales outside South Korea amounted to 2,144 (both are records), which brings us to a total of 4,617. Not bad at all. – according to

Sales by model:

  • Kona Electric – 4,617 (2,473 in Sout Korea and 2,144 exported)
  • IONIQ Electric – 1,718
  • IONIQ Plug-In – 794
  • Sonata Plug-In – 10

Total cumulative sales of Kona Electric now exceed 12,000.

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