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Kia global sales top 205,000 vehicles in January

DUBAI, February 1, 2018

Kia Motors Corporation has announced its January global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 205,126units sold, increasing 5.2 per cent from 2017.

In January, sales in Korea totalled 39,105 units, representing an increase of 11.7 per cent compared with the same month last year, largely due to rising sales of Ray which was revealed its product enhancement model last December.

The company’s overseas sales also increased by 3.8 per cent compared to the previous year, posting 166,021 units on strong sales of Rio (known as ‘Pride’ in Korea) and Picanto (known as ‘Morning’ in Korea).Newly launched Stinger and Stonic also contributed to the sales growth.

Kia’s best-selling model in overseas markets during January2018 was the Sportage compact SUV with 35,583units sold. The Rio was the second best seller with 29,811 units sold, followed by the K3 compact sedan (known as ‘Forte’ in some markets) with 24,658 units sold. – TradeArabia News Service


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