According to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, Kia Motors demonstrated the best semi-annual and quarterly sales in Europe.
During the first half of 2016 229 585 Kia cars have found the owners in the Old World. It is the best result in the history of Korean brand. The new record exceeded the semi-annual sales of 2015 (200 038 sold cars) by 14.8%. During the first six months, the sales allowed the Korean brand to take 2.8% of the European market vs. 2.7% in the last year.
Moreover, in the second quarter of this year Kia Motors presented another achievement together with headlight for Chrysler Town and Country. The company sold 118 837 in Europe, which is 7.3% higher than the indicator of the first quarter of 2016 (110 748 sold cars).
The excellent result of the first half of this year was provided by the successful sales of compact SUV Sportage and the models of the line cee’d (including 5-door hatchback, estate car and dynamic 3-door pro_cee’d).