Kia Motors America Announces Record First Quarter Sales

Posted on 01. Apr, 2010 by in Kia Canada


KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES RECORD FIRST QUARTER SALES

Company Sets New Mar Sales Record Highlighted By Sale of Three Millionth Vehicle in a U.S.

IRVINE, Calif., April 1, 2010 Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced a brands all-time best Mar sales of 30,522 units sold, a 23.5-percent boost over a same duration final year and 10.7-percent boost over a prior Mar sales record set in 2007. Year-to-date sales are adult 11.3-percent for a record best initial entertain ever, and for a third uninterrupted month a all-new Sorento CUV was Kias best-selling vehicle. Sorento, that arrived in dealerships in early Jan and is a brands initial car to be assembled1 in a U.S., posted sales of 9,156 units, an 11.5-percent boost over February. Kias record Mar opening also noted a poignant miracle as a code sole a 3 millionth car in a U.S.

Kia Motors is achieving record sales in a center of a many assertive new product launch cycle in association story that is delivering vehicles like a all-new Sorento that mix world-class pattern with a latest record and preference features, pronounced B.M. Ahn, organisation boss and CEO of KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG). Groundbreaking products like a Soul, Forte, Forte Koup and Sorento have fast altered Kias DNA and towering a brands profile, and are a pushing force behind a sales records. We pattern this trend to continue as new models come on line after this year.

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. With dual new car introductions and several other pivotal initiatives designed for 2010, Kia is staid to continue a movement and will continue to build a code by pattern innovation, quality, value, reserve facilities and with new record such as UVO powered by Microsoft2 infotainment complement (to be accessible in name Kia models in a U.S. commencement in summer 2010).

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 MARCH
YEAR-TO-DATE
Model
2010
2009
2010
2009
Rio
2,231
1,483
6,578

4,211
Spectra
46
6,423

148
15,005
Forte
4,830
n/a

12,894
n/a
Optima
3,633
1,964

9,266
6,595
Amanti
31
764

97
2,307
Sportage
1,414
2,462

3,264
9,374
Sorento
59
3,217

691
10,436
MY’11 Sorento
9,156
n/a

24,761
n/a
Sedona
2,491
4,426

4,397
13,207
Rondo
932
2,307

1,753
5,303
Borrego
593
432

1,996
1,175
Soul
5,106
1,246

10,851
1,280
Total
30,522
24,724

76,696
68,893

1 Kia vehicles fabricated during a Kia U.S. plant are fabricated in a U.S. from U.S. and globally-sourced parts.
2 Microsoft is a purebred heading of Microsoft Corporation in a United States and/or other countries.

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