Kia Motors Posts All-Time Best Feb Sales with 37.3-Percent Increase

Posted on 01. Mar, 2012 by in Kia Canada

KIA MOTORS POSTS ALL-TIME BEST FEBRUARY SALES WITH 37.3-PERCENT INCREASE

Fast Growing Brand Achieves 18th Consecutive Monthly Sales Record
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    IRVINE, Calif., Mar 1, 2012 – Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced a brand’s best ever Feb sales of 45,038 units, a 37.3-percent boost over a same duration in 2011. Year-to-date sales are adult 32.9 percent on a strength of renouned vehicles such as a built-in-the-U.S.1 Optima midsize sedan and a Soul civic newcomer vehicle, that led Feb sales with 11,558 and 10,876 units sold, respectively. Kia continues to be one of a fastest flourishing automobile companies in a U.S., and a Feb sales sum outlines a brand’s 18th loyal monthly sales record.

    “Kia’s record-breaking sales movement has continued in 2012, and one of a pivotal expansion enablershas been a success and potency of a initial U.S. prolongation plant, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG), that constructed a 500,000th automobile in February, usually over dual years given opening a doors,” pronounced Byung Mo Ahn, organisation boss and CEO of KMA and KMMG. “A new top-of-the-line Optima will start prolongation during KMMG in usually a few weeks, and a Optima Limited will once again showcase Kia’s singular ability to redefine value with a world-class design, turbocharged opening and a series of reward facilities and amenities while remaining loyal to a core truth of charity consumers quality, superb fuel efficiency, modernized reserve facilities and new technologies.”

    Kia’s Unprecedented Growth
    Kia Motors is a one of a world’s fastest relocating tellurian automotive brands; from 2009-2011 Kia launched some-more new vehicles in a U.S. than any other automaker, and underneath a superintendence of arch pattern officer Peter Schreyer warranted a repute as an attention personality in automotive styling. Kia Motors America’s full line of fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive cars and CUVs has warranted vicious commend and dramatically increasing consumer awareness, notice and care for a brand. In 2011, KMA accessible a 17th uninterrupted year of marketplace share growth, interjection in partial to a largest boost of any vital code in viewed quality2 and a industry’s top code faithfulness ranking3. Kia’s U.S.-based prolongation trickery in West Point, Georgia KMMG is obliged for a origination of some-more than 10,000 plant and retailer jobs and builds a company’s dual best-selling vehicles in a U.S. a Sorento CUV and Optima midsize sedan4. Kia’s value-and technology-laden 2012 indication year lineup also includes a Sportage compress CUV, Soul civic newcomer vehicle, Optima Hybrid, Forte compress sedan, Forte 5-door compress hatchback, Forte Koup two-door coupe, all-new Rio and Rio 5-door sub-compacts and Sedona minivan.

    About Kia Motors America
    Kia Motors America 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 755 dealers via a United States and serves as a “Official Automotive Partner of a NBA.” In 2011, KMA accessible a best-ever annual sales sum and became one of a fastest flourishing automobile companies in a U.S. Kia is staid to continue a movement and will continue to build a code by pattern innovation, quality, value, modernized reserve facilities and new technologies.

    Information about Kia Motors America and a full automobile choice is accessible during a website www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, revisit www.kiamedia.com.

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    1 The Optima GDI (EX Trims and certain LX Trims only) and GDI Turbo are fabricated in a United States from U.S. and globally-sourced parts.
    2 Source: Automotive Lease Guide Spring 2011 Perceived Quality Study
    3 Source: Experian Automotive Q2 2011 marketplace analysis
    4 The Optima GDI (EX Trims and certain LX Trims only) and GDI Turbo are built during KMMG

     
    MONTH OF FEBRUARY
    YEAR-TO-DATE
    Model
    2012
    2011
    2012
    2011
    Rio
    3,598
    1,852

    6,194
    2,815

    Forte
    5,706
    5,304

    10,123
    10,634
    Optima
    11,558
    4,844

    20,372
    8,663
    Amanti


    1
    Sportage
    3,410
    3,965

    6,245
    6,989
    Sorento

    8,386
    8,641

    15,708
    16,757
    Sedona
    1,504
    1,403

    2,946
    2,469
    Rondo

    7


    31

    Borrego

    106


    207
    Soul
    10,876
    6,684

    18,967
    12,029
    Total
    45,038
    32,806

    80,555
    60,595

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