Kia Motors America Announces All-time Record Sales

Posted on 01. Sep, 2009 by in Kia Canada

KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES ALL-TIME RECORD SALES

August Sales of 40,198 Units Shatter Previous All-Time Record

IRVINE, Calif., Sep 1, 2009 Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced all-time record monthly sales of 40,198 in August, adult 37 percent over Jul and 60.4 percent year over year from Aug 2008. Offering an array of customary record features, a rarely stylized and renouned all-new 2010 Soul civic newcomer automobile and all-new 2010 Forte compress sedan helped attract buyers to a brand, as did an boost in feet trade by dealerships national due in partial to a government-sponsored C.A.R.S. program. Aug sales were led by a Kia Sportage and Kia Optima, offered 7,558 and 7,461 units respectively.

Our relations marketplace share boost tied to a vehicles enclosed in a C.A.R.S. module is among a tip 3 brands in a industry, pronounced Tom Loveless, clamp boss of sales, KMA.

Kia Motors is in a midst of a dramatic, design-led transformation, that has been delivering boldly styled vehicles in several critical segments during accurately a right time. The all-new 2010 Forte and Forte Koup, that transposed a Spectra, Kias best-selling model, serve reinforces a pattern series brought on by a all-new, award-winning 2010 Soul civic newcomer vehicle. The Soul began changing consumer notice of Kia as shortly as it arrived in showrooms this spring, from a code famous for delivering protected and fuel fit vehicles during a extensive value to one now mixing those attributes with complicated technologies and eye-catching design. These new vehicles have captivated perceptive and intelligent shoppers to Kia showrooms and have contributed to a brands continued ceiling movement as a code continues to benefit marketplace share in a U.S. The arriving launch of a all-new 2011 Sorento CUV, a initial automobile to be built during a companys initial U.S.-based production comforts in West Point, Georgia, will serve raise a lineup.

The C.A.R.S. module captivated new business to Kia; those that didnt indispensably wish or need a new car, though were enticed by C.A.R.S. to buy a automobile that would last, pronounced Loveless. These buyers, mostly with improved credit, are a plain pointer of a poignant certain change in code notice and a reverence to a whole Kia automobile line.

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 630 dealers via a United States. For 2008, KMA accessible a 14th 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 automobile choice is accessible during a Web site www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, revisit www.kiamedia.com.

MONTH OF AUGUST
YEAR-TO-DATE
Model
2009
2008
2009
2008
Rio
6,961
3,590
20,422
28,258
Spectra
3,619
6,170
46,232
55,037
Optima
7,461
3,807
24,844
38,873
Amanti
81
214
3,509
2,643
Sportage
7,558
2,845
36,958
26,132
Sorento
1,121
3,041
17,659
17,473
Sedona
1,346
886
22,420
19,210
Rondo
1,259
3,508
11,078
22,038
Borrego
992
1,004
4,099
1,041
Soul
5,751
n/a
21,778
n/a
Forte
4,049
n/a
7,948
n/a
Total
40,198
25,065
216,947
210,705

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