Kia Motors America Achieves All-Time Record Sales for Third Straight Month

Posted on 01. Jun, 2011 by in Kia Canada

KIA MOTORS AMERICA ACHIEVES ALL-TIME RECORD SALES
FOR
THIRD STRAIGHT MONTH

Year-To-Date Sales Up 44.8 Percent; 2011 Soul Posts Best Month Ever

IRVINE, Calif., Jun 1, 2011 – Kia Motors America’s (KMA) rare expansion trend continued in May with a code posting a best-ever monthly sales of 48,212 units a 53.4-percent boost from May 2010, and a 2.4-percent boost over a prior record set final month. KMA’s year-to-date sales are adult 44.8 percent over 2010, while a brand’s U.S. marketplace share climbed to an all-time high on a strength of May sales. The U.S. built* Sorento was Kia’s best-selling car for a 17th uninterrupted month. Demand for a renouned Soul civic newcomer car remained high in May, surpassing a prior best-ever sales sum with 11,157 units sold.

“Kia’s record opening this year, and in a final 3 months, is a covenant to a extensive and fuel-efficient car lineup, that offers world-class styling and cutting-edge record to today’s perceptive shoppers,” pronounced Byung Mo Ahn, organisation boss and CEO of KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG). “Consumers are increasingly focused on fuel economy, and with Optima Hybrid nearing in showrooms this month and a entrance of a 2012 Rio and Rio5 sub-compacts this fall, Kia will offer 3 vehicles that grasp 40 miles per gallon before a finish of a year.”

2011 Kia Motors America Product Line

Kia’s indication year 2011 car line includes a Sorento CUV and Sportage CUV, a all-new Optima midsize sedan, Soul civic newcomer vehicle, Forte compress sedan, Forte 5-door compress hatchback, Forte Koup two-door coupe, Rio sub-compact sedan, Rio5 sub-compact hatchback and Sedona minivan.

About Kia Motors America

Kia Motors America (KMA) is a selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 730 dealers via a United States and serves as a “Official Automotive Partner of a NBA.” In 2010, KMA accessible a best-ever U.S. sales and 16th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share. Kia is staid to continue a movement and will continue to build a code by pattern innovation, quality, value, reserve facilities and new technologies.

Information about Kia Motors America and a full car choice is accessible during a Web site www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, revisit www.kiamedia.com.

MONTH OF MAY
YEAR-TO-DATE
Model
2011
2010
2011
2010
Rio
2,519
2,334

9,979

11,932

Spectra

27

1
215
Forte
8,129
7,299

34,831
26,000
Optima
7,431
2,394

29,518
14,572
Amanti

44

1
164
Sportage
4,550
2,293

20,992
7,295
Sorento

23


757
MY’11 Sorento
11,936
8,166

51,765
41,413
Sedona
2,453
1,938

8,920
7,909
Rondo

374

44
2,812
Borrego
37
405

336
2,886
Soul
11,157
6,134

43,673
22,208
Total
48,212
31,431

200,060
138,163

* Assembled in a United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.

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