The Hyundai Avante (aka Elantra) keeps the lead in South Korea for the 6th consecutive month with a comfortable margin at 11.2% share. The Hyundai Sonata drops to 4th at 6.7%, perhaps impacted by the arrival of the new generation Hyundai Grandeur, up 15 spots in 6th with 6,632 sales and 5.5% of the market.
Notice the Kia K5 back up in 5th with 5.6% share. The Kia Sportage R and Samsung SM3 (aka Renault Fluence) are solid at 4% both at #9 and 10 respectively, and the new Hyundai Accent enters the Top 20 at #19. Full Top 30 Ranking Table below.