KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES BEST FEBRUARY SALES EVER
All-New 2011 Sorento CUV is Kias Best-Selling Vehicle for a Second Consecutive Month
IRVINE, Calif., March 2, 2010 Kia Motors America (KMA) currently announced a brands best Feb sales ever of 24,052 units, a 9-percent boost over a same duration final year and 2.3-percent over a prior Feb sales record of 23,512 set in 2007. Feb sales were led for a second uninterrupted month by a all-new 2011 Sorento CUV, that strike dealerships national in early Jan and is a brands initial U.S.-built vehicle1. Sorento posted sales of 8,207 units, an 11-percent boost over January.
In further to being a best-selling car for a second month in a row, a all-new Sorento also is bringing new, some-more abundant business into a showrooms and indicates a flourishing seductiveness in a Kia brand, pronounced B.M. Ahn, organisation boss and CEO of KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG). Having recently distinguished a grand opening of Kias initial U.S.-based production plant in West Point, Georgia, Sorentos clever opening validates a investments Kia has done in a U.S. marketplace as some-more and some-more consumers are noticing a joining to quality, safety, design, value and technology.
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, builds on a movement determined in 2009 with a introduction of a Soul civic newcomer car and a Forte compress sedan and two-door Forte Koup.
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.
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1 KMMG vehicles are fabricated in a United States from U.S.- and globally sourced parts.