Kia increased its global sales in August by 10.4% compared to the same month of the previous year, reaching a total of 239,887 units.
Thus, a total of 198,483 units were sold outside the borders of South Korea, which represents an increase of 12.6% compared to the same period of the previous year. Meanwhile, sales in the Asian country rose by 1% year-on-year, reaching 41,404 units, according to Europa Press.
The brand’s range of SUVs led global sales during the month of August, with the Sportage and Seltos being the best-selling models.
The Sportage posted global sales of 39,281 units in August, followed by the Seltos with 26,097 units. Behind, the K3 sedan registered 19,776 units sold globally in the eighth month of 2022.
In the accumulated of the year, Kia’s sales grew by 0.8% compared to the previous year, adding a total of 1.92 million units.
In its local market, the company registered 355,291 units, 3.3% less than the previous year, while in the rest of the markets in which it operates, Kia’s sales amounted to more than 1.56 million vehicles, a 1.8% more.