• 08-APR-2013

Kia Motors Global Sales Up 2.7% Through First Quarter of 2013

Kia Motors Corporation announced today its global sales figures (export sales, domestic sales and sales from overseas plants) for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles through March 2013, recording a total of 653,361 units sold. This figure represents a 2.7% year-on-year increase for the first quarter of 2013.

In March, Kia posted a year-on-year sales increase in China of 19.6% (48,364 units sold) along with positive gains in Europe of 6.6% (57,651 units sold). China also experienced the highest cumulative gain to date in 2013 of 23.9% (144,559 units sold), followed by Europe and General Markets with 5.5% (135,571 units sold) and 1.8% (123,898 units sold), respectively.