• 01-FEB-2011

  • Irvine, California, USA

Kia Motors America Announces Record January Sales

Following an historic year in 2010 that included important milestones such as the company's best-ever full-year sales, a 16th consecutive year of market share growth, and the launch of the company's first U.S.-built vehicle1, Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced record January sales of 27,789 units, besting the previous January record of 22,524 set in 2007 by 23.4-percent. January's strong sales performance represents a 25.6-percent increase over the same period in 2010 and the 2011 Sorento CUV was the company's best-selling vehicle for the thirteenth straight month. Demand for the highly acclaimed all-new Optima remains strong as the midsize sedan continues to arrive in retail showrooms nationwide.