Kia Motors reports global sales of 190,002 vehicles in January

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The FINANCIAL — Kia Motors Corporation announced today its January 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 190,002 units sold.

In January, Kia posted year-on-year sales increases in the Western Europe (20.1% growth with 35,250 units sold) and General Markets* (10.5% growth with 39,165 units sold).

Kia’s bestselling model in overseas markets during January 2017 was the Sportage compact CUV with 30,672 units sold. The C-segment Cerato (known as ‘Forte’ or ‘K3’ in some markets) was the second best seller with 29,038 units sold, while the B-segment Rio (known as ‘K2’ in China), Optima D-segment sedan and Sorento midsize CUV followed with 23,626, 17,233 and 11,376 units sold, respectively, according to Kia.


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