Kia Carnival gains sales momentum in 2016

Kia Carnival skips ahead of Honda Odyssey in sales race

The option of a diesel engine and the upgrade to a five-star ANCAP safety rating are just a couple of reasons as to why the Kia Carnival has found additional buyers in recent times.

VFACTs data shows the Kia is now the clear number one in the people-mover race in Australia.

The Kia model beat home the Honda Odyssey by 433 sales to 359 sales respectively in June. The Kia Carnival experiencing a 14.6% increase in sales compared the same month last year.

While the Honda people-mover suffered a 5.5% decline in sales in June 2016.

Across the first six months of the year the Kia model outsold the Honda 2,416 units to 1,483.

June 2016 People-Mover Sales Data:

There were no sales recorded for the Mercedes-Benz Vito Wagon or Peugeot 5008.

In the people-mover market above $60,000 market, all 87 sales recorded in Australia were made by Mercedes-Benz, the Valente scored 35 sales and the V-Class 52.

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Kate has always had an interest in writing and cars and now as a key member of the Behind the Wheel website team she gets to spend her days consumed by both. Aside from being a contributor and an editor at Behind the Wheel, Kate enjoys driving her Lancer EVO and walking her beloved dog, Max!

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