Kia Motors posts global sales of 208,700 vehicles in February
In February, Kia posted year-on-year sales increases in North America (5.8% growth with 48,230 units sold), China (3.3% growth with 47,211 units sold) and the domestic Korean market (1.2% growth with 35,405 units sold).
Cumulatively through the first two months of 2015, Kia's global sales totalled 420,891 units for a year-on-year decrease of 1.0%. North America (90,233 units sold) and Korea (72,072 units sold) have seen a 4.3% and 4.5% rise in sales, respectively.
Kia's bestselling model in overseas markets during February 2015 was the B-segment Rio (known as 'K2' in China) with 32,719 units sold. The C-segment Cerato (known as 'Forte' or 'K3' in some markets) was the second best seller with 28,711 units sold, while the Sportage compact CUV, Optima D-segment sedan and mid-size Sorento CUV followed with 27,128, 17,721 and 14,280 units sold, respectively.
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Michael ChooGM-International PRKorea, Republicmjc@kia.com+82-2-3464-5663