Kia Motors America Announces All-Time Quarterly Sales Record

Posted on 01. Oct, 2010 by in Kia Canada


KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES ALL-TIME QUARTERLY SALES RECORD

2011 Sorento Eclipses 10,000 Unit Mark for First Time; Year-To-Date
Sales Up 12.3 Percent

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2010 Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced sales of 30,071 vehicles in September, a 39-percent boost over a same duration final year and an all-time sales record for a month of September. Kia’s sales were led for a ninth uninterrupted month by a 2011 Sorento CUV, that posted sales of some-more than 10,000 units for a initial time given a debut. The monthly sales record is Kia’s second in a past 3 months and sixth altogether in 2010 and helped a code grasp a best quarterly sales sum in association story during 97,955 units.

KMA’s year-to-date sales of 268,024 units are adult 12.3-percent over 2009 and a association is on gait to grasp a 16th uninterrupted year of marketplace share growth. Kia’s flourishing fast of new vehicles ensuing from a brand’s design-led mutation a 2010 Soul, Forte and Forte Koup; and a 2011 Sorento and a all-new 2011 Sportage accounted for 76.7-percent of sales in September.

“Our record sales, including Sorento’s best opening ever with some-more than 10,000 units sold, are a outcome of a brand’s finish pattern and product mutation that continues to expostulate some-more style-conscious consumers to Kia sell showrooms,” pronounced Byung Mo Ahn, organisation boss and CEO of KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG). “The many assertive new car launch cycle in a automobile attention will continue with a arrivals of a organic Forte 5-door after this month and a rarely expected all-new 2011 Optima midsize sedan in November.”

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 700 dealers via a United States. For 2009, KMA accessible a 15th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share. Kia Motors subscribes to a truth of building high value, high quality, protected and energetic vehicles. Kia Motors prides itself on producing vehicles that are sparkling and enabling and elicit a Kia tagline “The Power to Surprise.”

Kia Motors America is a Official Automotive Partner of a NBA. 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 SEPTEMBER
YEAR-TO-DATE
Model
2010
2009
2010
2009
Rio
1,638
2,811
20,891

23,234

Spectra
6
462
265
46,694
Forte
5,116
4,449
51,728
12,396
Optima
2,024
5,986

21,222
30,830
Amanti
14
47

240
3,556
Sportage
391
1,938

11,566
38,896
MY’11 Sportage
2,497
n/a

5,221
n/a
Sorento
3
854

776
18,513
MY’11 Sorento
10,112
n/a

78,174
n/a
Sedona
1,706
1,297

17,217
23,717
Rondo
111
653

3,387
11,731
Borrego
1,107
667

8,313
4,766
Soul
5,346
2,459

49,024
24,237
Total
30,071
21,623

268,024
238,570

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