Kia Motors Corporation announced today its global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles for July 2012, recording a total of 226,818 units sold. This figure represents a year-on-year increase of 9%.
Cumulatively through the first seven months of 2012, Kia's global sales have increased by 11.6% year-on-year to reach a total of 2,567,258 units , with majority of its growth coming out of Europe, the general market which includes Australia, New Zealand and Fiji, and out of USA.
Kia's best-selling model in overseas markets for the month of July was the all new Kia Rio, Kia Sorento 7 seater SUV , Kia Sportage compact SUV, Kia Cerato, Kia Optima luxury sedan, and the Kia Cerato.
Tae-Hyun (Thomas) Oh, Executive Vice President & COO of Kia Motors Corporation, said, "We are pleased to have posted continued sales growth in July, and we are especially pleased to see the our general market areas take the second slot in year-on-year sales increases for the first time in 2012. We expect this momentum to continue across the board - Given that our new product launch schedule for overseas markets is very much weighted in the second half of the year ."
Kia Motors Fiji, a Tappoo Group Company, proudly represents Kia in Fiji - known as one of the fastest growing automobile companies in the world today,
With the increasing demand for the award winning Kia vehicles in Fiji now, Kia Motors Fiji has opened its new showroom and Service Center in the Jet-Set town of Nadi as well, to allow its customers an easy access to Kia vehicles in the west.
Kia Motors Fiji Showrooms are located at the corner of Grantham Road and Carpenter Street, Garden City, Raiwai Suva, and in Main Street, Nadi Town. All brand new Kia vehicles are backed by a three year /100,000km warranty on all Kia vehicles in Fiji.