Kia Motors America sold 48,977 units in Oct. 2016

Kia Motors America sold 48,977 units in Oct. 2016

In a recent announcement, automaker Kia Motors America (KMA) has disclosed that its sales during the month of October 2016 touched a total of 48,977 units.

According to the information shared by KMA, the highlights of the company’s October 2016 sales was the fact that the Soul urban passenger vehicle and the Forte lineup of compact cars recorded their best-ever October sales.

The remarkable October performance reported by KMA comes in addition to some other achievements by Kia Motors during the month. In one of the biggest independent surveys of its kind, Kia Motors ranked among the top five automakers in the US auto industry for reliability.

In addition, Kia Motors also notched up five ranks to become the 69th most valuable brand in the world, as per Interbrand's 17th annual Best Global Brands report.

With regard to KMA’s October 2016 sales, and the brand’s other achievements in the month, KMA’s Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President Michael Sprague said that, in spite of the challenges faced by the auto industry, “the second-best October performance in company history helped Kia outpace the overall industry once again.”

Sprague further added that, over the last one decade, “the 'New Kia' has transformed into a recognized leader in design, quality and technology.”


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