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Kia sales March 2012, Optima sales surpass 15,000 units mark!
Kia’s unprecedented momentum reaches new heights with March 2012 sales hitting an all-time high 57,505 units! The carmaker’s sales were up 30,2 percent over the same month a year ago.
Additionally, the March 2012 result ranks as the best monthly sales overall for the Kia brand in its U.S. history.
Sales for the month of March were led by the all-new Kia Optima sedan, Sorento CUV and Soul urban crossover. The three vehicles all surpassed the 10,000 unit sales mark for the first time in company history and accounted for 67.7-percent of Kia’s March 2012 sales.
The stylish Optima mid-size sedan took the lead with sales of 15,008 units. It was followed by Kia Soul and Sorento crossover vehicles with sales of 13,607 and 10,303 units, respectively.
Kia Forte sedan, including the Forte 5 and Forte Koup, also performed well last month, with sales totaling 8,381 units. The B-segment Rio sedan and hatchback rounded out the top five with sales of 4,509 units.
Kia Sportage posted March 2012 sales of 3,643 units, while Sedona minivan sales totaled 2,054.
March 2012 and year-to-date sales highlights:
– Kia’s the fastest growing car company in the USA
– three Kia vehicles surpass the 10,000 units sales mark
– Kia Optima sales surpass 15,000 units mark in one month alone
– March 2012 marks the first time Kia sales topped 50,000 units in a single month
Kia sales by model – March 2012: