Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Kia Returns to the Top 10; Sales Figures Released by VFACTS Show August Had an Increase of Almost 10%

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Kia Returns to the Top 10; Sales Figures Released by VFACTS Show August Had an Increase of Almost 10%

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KIA has broken back into the Top 10 for August with a sales increase of almost 10% over the previous year, according to official industry figures released by VFACTS.

With sales of 2102 cars in August, Kia has stepped back into 10th position among Australia's top-selling automotive manufacturers.

C[pounds sterling]In what has been a challenging environment this is a clear indication that Australian buyers are willing to look closely at the new Kia range,C[yen] Kia Motors Australia chief operating officer Tony Barlow said.

C[pounds sterling]With the launch of the all-new Rio due in September and stocks of the superseded model dwindling, it was always going to be a difficult month for us in the marketplace.

C[pounds sterling]However, the fact that other models in the range stepped up to the plate to keep Kia's momentum going is exciting and satisfying,C[yen] Mr Barlow said.

While stock shortages saw sales of the run-out Rio tumble by more than 67%, the Cerato continued its stellar climb up the numbers with an increase of 92. …

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