KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES ALL-TIME RECORD SALES FOR MARCH 2011 AND BEST QUARTER IN COMPANY HISTORY
Sorento and Soul Each Surpass 10,000 Unit Mark; Annual Sales Up 36.6 Percent
IRVINE, Calif., Apr 1, 2011 Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced a best ever monthly sales of 44,179, a 44.7-percent boost from Mar 2010, and a 34.7-percent boost over final month. This outlines KMA’s seventh uninterrupted month of record sales, and for a initial time in association story Kia had dual vehicles Sorento and Soul post sales of some-more than 10,000 units in a singular month. The record Mar sum helped KMA grasp a best-ever quarterly sales outcome with 104,774 units sold, leading a prior record of 97,955 units sole in a third entertain of 2010.
“Kia’s design-led mutation has delivered a different lineup of stylish and fun-to-drive vehicles, and with rising fuel prices, some-more and some-more consumers are visiting a showrooms to take advantage of a superb fuel economy any of a vehicles offer,” pronounced Byung Mo Ahn, organisation boss and CEO of KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG). “Led by a Sorento and Soul, a record formula are a thoughtfulness of a extensive impact a fuel-efficient and technology-laden vehicles have done with consumers, and new levels of opening in models like a turbocharged Optima and Sportage will continue to warn and stir consumers who spin to Kia while selling for a new vehicle.”
The record sales opening illustrates a flourishing recognition and care of a Kia code ensuing from a company’s tellurian joining to quality, safety, design, record and altogether value. In March, a all-new 2011 Optima became a initial Korean-built car to be awarded a five-star pile-up reserve rating underneath NHTSA’s new, stricter discipline and a 2011 Sportage CUV was named a “Best New Crossover Vehicle” in a 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards by About.com.
2011 Kia Motors America Product Line
Kia’s indication year 2011 car line includes a Sorento CUV and Sportage CUV, a all-new Optima midsize sedan, Soul civic newcomer vehicle, Forte compress sedan, Forte 5-door compress hatchback, Forte Koup two-door coupe, Rio sub-compact sedan, Rio5 sub-compact hatchback and Sedona minivan.
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 730 dealers via a United States and serves as a “Official Automotive Partner of a NBA.” In 2010, KMA accessible a best-ever U.S. sales and 16th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share. Kia is staid to continue a movement and will continue to build a code by pattern innovation, quality, value, reserve facilities and new technologies.
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