Kia Motors America Announces Dec Sales

Posted on 05. Jan, 2010 by in Kia Canada


KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES DECEMBER SALES

2009 Sales Up 9.8 Percent;
Company Achieves 15th Consecutive Year of Increased Market Share

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2010 Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced Dec sales of 21,048 units, a 43.7-percent boost over a same month final year, and sum 2009 sales of 300,063 units, a 9.8-percent boost over a same duration final year. Kia tiny cars, including Rio, Forte, Forte Koup and Soul led a approach in monthly sales volume.

“In a midst of a largest joining to a U.S. marketplace ever, we have once again prevailed opposite formidable mercantile times and a down automotive attention by augmenting a marketplace share for a 15th uninterrupted year,” pronounced B.M. Ahn, organisation boss and CEO of KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia. “Our new and appealing pattern expansion interconnected with a core beliefs of quality, safety, value and record will continue to boost a code into a subsequent decade.”

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 contributing to a brands continued gains in U.S. marketplace share. The launch of a all-new 2011 Sorento CUV, a central car of a NBA and a initial car to be built during a companys initial U.S.-based production comforts in West Point, Georgia, will serve raise a lineup and is now nearing in dealerships.

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 670 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 DECEMBER
YEAR-TO-DATE
Model
2009
2008
2009
2008
Rio
3,932
1,785
34,666

36,532
Spectra
65
2,720

47,114
68,465
Forte
4,903
n/a

26,328
n/a
Optima
1,978
1,410

37,527
44,904
Amanti
62
194

3,704
3,614
Sportage
1,127
2,182

42,509
32,754
Sorento
3,136
3,087

24,460
29,699
Sedona
773
1,971

27,398
26,915
Rondo
1,236
1,056

14,206
28,645
Borrego
1,020
239

10,530
1,869
Soul
2,816
n/a

31,621
n/a
Total
21,048
14,644

300,063
273,397

1 U.S.- and globally sourced parts.

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