SOURCE: Kia Motors Corporation
Kia Motors overseas sales up 2.7% in 2013
In 2013, Kia posted a year-on-year sale increase in China of 12.7% (577,386 units sold) and Europe* of 3.4% (590,210 units sold) along with a positive gain in general markets** of 0.8% (513,419 units sold).
<Br>Kia's bestselling model in overseas markets during 2013 was the B-segment Rio (known as 'K2' in China) with 470,766 units sold. The Sportage compact CUV was the second best seller with 389,698 units delivered, while the C-segment Cerato (known as 'Forte' or 'K3' in some markets), Optima D-segment sedan and mid-size Sorento CUV followed with 376,322, 255,383 and 200,891 units sold, respectively.