Kia records 3.4% rise in global sales in May
Kia Motors Corporation said its global sales inches up by 3.4 per cent in May as its sold sales 261,269 units vehicles.
Kia said in a statement that it posted year-on-year sales increases in the domestic Korean market, Europe, China and North America.
Cumulatively through the first five months of 2016, Kia’s global sales totalled 1,201,936 units for a year-on-year increase of 0.5 per cent.
Kia’s bestselling model in overseas markets during May 2016 was the Sportage compact CUV with 48,798 units sold.
The B-segment Rio was the second best seller with 36,445 units sold, followed by the C-segment Cerato, Soul urban crossover and Sorento midsized CUV followed with 31,372, 18,613 and 17,609 units sold, respectively.