Kia Motors America Announces Record Oct Sales

Posted on 02. Nov, 2010 by in Kia Canada

KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES RECORD OCTOBER SALES

Year-To-Date Sales Up 14.6 Percent; 2011 Sorento Eclipses
85,000 Units Sold Mark

IRVINE, Calif., Nov 2, 2010 – Following a recently finished best sales entertain in association history, Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced sales of 31,199 vehicles in October, a 38.7-percent boost over a same duration final year and an all-time sales record for a month of October. KMA’s year-to-date sales are adult 14.6 percent over 2009, and a association is good positioned to grasp a 16th uninterrupted year of marketplace share growth. The Oct sales record is KMA’s third in a past 4 months and seventh altogether in 2010.

KMA’s sales were led for a tenth uninterrupted month by a 2011 Sorento, whose sales of 10,609 units helped a CUV transcend a 85,000 section mark. Together, a vehicles ensuing from Kia’s design-led mutation a 2010 Soul, Forte and Forte Koup; and a 2011 Sorento and Sportage accounted for 80.4 percent of a monthly sales volume.

“KMA has achieved new quarterly sales annals in any of a initial 3 buliding this year, and a clever start to a fourth entertain is an indicator that a brand’s extensive movement and expansion will continue by a finish of a year,” pronounced Byung Mo Ahn, organisation boss and CEO of KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG). “Demand for Kia’s initial U.S.-built1 vehicle, a Sorento CUV, stays intensely high, while a recognition of a all-new 2011 Sportage has outpaced supply given nearing in dealerships a few months ago, and a arriving arrivals of a rarely expected all-new 2011 Optima and sporty 2011 Forte 5-door will serve a ongoing code transformation.”

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 725 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 OCTOBER
YEAR-TO-DATE
Model
2010
2009
2010
2009
Rio
1,818
4,005
22,709

27,238

Spectra
3
266

268
46,960
Forte
5,754
4,984

57,482
17,381
Optima
1,630
3,075

22,852
33,905
Amanti
11
51

251
3,607
Sportage
108
1,146

11,674
40,042
MY’11 Sportage
2,569
n/a

7,790
n/a
Sorento
2
1,154

778
19,667
MY’11 Sorento
10,609
n/a

88,783
n/a
Sedona
1,655
1,013

18,872
24,730
Rondo
68
814

3,455
12,545
Borrego
835
3,919

9,148
8,685
Soul
6,137
2,063

55,161
26,300
Total
31,199
22,490

299,223
261,060

1 The 2011 Sorento is fabricated during a Kia U.S. plant (Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc.) with U.S. and globally sourced parts

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