KIA sales up by 37% in Russia in July 2017

KIA sales up by 37% in Russia in July 2017

RusAutoNews.Com – As stated by KIA Motors Rus press office, Russian KIA dealers have sold 16,187 vehicles in July, which is equivalent to a 36,7% year-on-year rise. 101,376 KIA automobiles have been sold in Russia within the first seven months of the year (+24.2% y/y).

According to preliminary data, KIA has kept its leadership amongst the foreign car brands represented in Russia, with 12.4% market share in July. The market share of KIA is estimated to have risen by 1.6 percentage points year-on-year to 12.0% within the January-July 2017 period.

Rio has become the most popular KIA model in the Russian market, with a sales figure of 8456 sedans and hatchbacks in May (+11%). The crossover Sportage occupies the second spot, which was preferred by 2138 clients, following a 55% year-on-year increase. KIA cee’d has kept the third place in the ratings with 1272 units (+22%).