• 07-AUG-2012

Kia Motors Posts 9% Global Sales Growth in July

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 for July 2012, recording a total of 226,818 units sold. This figure represents a year-on-year increase of 9%.

In July, Kia posted strong year-on-year sales increases of 22.8% in Europe (50,106 units sold); 12.9% in general markets (45,444 units sold) ; 7.5% in North America (55,757 units sold); and 2.3% in China (35,211 units sold). Meanwhile, July sales in Kia's home market of Korea decreased by 1% (40,300 units sold) year-on-year.