From the Wires
Kia Motors America Announces March Sales
By: PR Newswire
Apr. 1, 2009 04:26 PM
Company Up 12 percent from February Sales and 1 Percent Year to Date
KMA also posted a 1-percent increase overall in first quarter sales, and continues to expand its value-oriented product line. In addition to overall value, the Kia design evolution is attracting more consumers to the brand with the launch of the all-new Soul and the Forte sedan, which arrives in dealerships this summer.
"Sales of the Kia Sorento and Sedona are strong and we can attribute that to the right marketing strategy and our strong value proposition," said
Kia Motors Product Line
Kia Motors America offers a dynamic and diverse product line of 12 vehicles to meet the needs of all lifestyles. The vehicle line features the functional Rondo CUV and award-winning Sedona minivan along with a wide variety of popular passenger cars, including the refined Amanti full-size sedan, purposeful Optima midsize sedan, versatile and compact Spectra and Spectra5, and sporty yet fuel-efficient Rio and Rio5 subcompacts. The vehicle line also features the affordably luxurious Borrego, rugged Sorento and value-packed Sportage SUVs. The 2010 Soul further complements the lineup as it arrives in dealerships, as will the 2010 Forte sedan.
About Kia Motors America
Kia Motors America (KMA) is the sales, marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corporation based in
Kia Motors America is the "Official Automotive Partner of the NBA." Information about Kia Motors America and its full vehicle line-up is available at its Web site - www.kia.com. For media information, including photography, visit www.kiamedia.com.
MONTH OF MARCH YEAR-TO-DATE -------------- ------------ Model 2009 2008 2009 2008 ----- Rio 1,483 3,514 4,211 9,098 Spectra 6,423 8,022 15,005 18,013 Optima 1,964 2,404 6,595 9,196 Amanti 764 173 2,307 556 Sportage 2,462 3,171 9,374 9,786 Sorento 3,217 2,039 10,436 4,621 Sedona 4,426 2,737 13,207 7,291 Rondo 2,307 2,811 5,303 9,653 Borrego 432 n/a 1,175 n/a Soul 1,246 n/a 1,280 n/a Total 24,724 24,871 68,893 68,214
SOURCE Kia Motors America
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