Kia Motors posts global sales growth in February
Kia Motors Corporation announced its global sales figures (export sales, domestic sales and sales from overseas plants) for passenger cars, recreational vehicles and commercial vehicles for February 2014, recording a total of 208 603 units sold. This figure represents a 5.5 per cent year-on-year increase. In February, Kia posted year-on-year sales increases in China, Korea, general markets and Europe of 18.2 per cent (45 704 units sold); 6.4 per cent (35 000 units sold), 2.4 per cent (41 620 units sold) and 2.0 per cent (40 675 units sold), respectively.
Meanwhile, February sales in North America decreased by 0.1 per cent (45 604 units sold).
Cumulatively, through the first two months of 2014, Kia’s global sales have increased by 4.0 per cent year-on-year to reach 425 209 units.
China, general markets, Europe and North America have experienced cumulative gains to date in 2014 of 12.4 per cent (108 150 units sold), 2.4 per cent (81 793 units sold), 2.4 per cent (79 768 units sold) and 1.0 per cent (86 498 units sold), respectively.
Kia’s bestselling model in overseas markets for the month of February was the B-segment Rio with 35 480 units sold.
The Sportage compact CUV was the second best seller with 31 084 units delivered, while the C-segment Cerato, Optima D-segment sedan and Sorento mid-size CUV followed with 30 326, 18 346 and 13 974 units sold, respectively.
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The Sportage compact CUV was Kia’s second best seller with 31 084 units delivered
Kia’s bestselling model in overseas markets for the month of February was the B-segment Rio with 35 480 units sold