• 10-MAR-2017

Kia Motors posts global sales of 206,438 vehicles in February

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Kia Motors Corporation announced today its February 2017 global sales figures (export sales, domestic sales and sales from overseas plants) for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 206,438 units sold.

In February, Kia posted year-on-year sales increases in the Western Europe (11% growth with 34,790 units sold) and General Markets* (14.6% growth with 41,087 units sold).

Kia's bestselling model in overseas markets during February 2017 was the C-segment Cerato (known as ‘Forte’ or K3’ in some markets) with 32,817 units sold. The Sportage compact CUV was the second best seller with 29,881 units sold, while the B-segment Rio (known as ‘K2’ in China), Optima D-segment sedan and Sorento midsize CUV followed with 25,635, 16,893 and 12,861 units sold, respectively.

Editor’s note: *‘General markets’ include the regions of Central and South America, the Caribbean, Asia (excluding China and Korea), the Pacific, Middle East and Africa.