Hyundai January Sales Up 24 Percent, Kia Up 27 Units
February 3rd, 2010 7:37 AM Share
Hyundai sales kept on climbing in January, though Kia slowed to just 27 units over its January 2009 sales numbers. Combined, Automotive News [sub] reckons they grew 13 percent to 52,626 units. Hit the jump for numbers.
Full Kia release available here. Problem spots? Kia’s Forte isn’t selling at Spectra levels, and the Rio sold the Soul. Also, Sportage, Sedona and Rondo needed replacing yesterday. Otherwise, the new Sorento looks to be doing well in the fast-growing compact CUV segment.
Hyundai presser available here. Sonata was the only nameplate down significantly last month, and with a new version about to hit the streets, that won’t last long.
Published February 3rd, 2010 7:37 AM
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Hyundai obviously is doing well, don't know about Kia. They both have 10 active models spread over about 25k sales a month. Can this be maintained at low prices?
I can understand Veracruz sales taking a major dump, but what's up with the 40% drop in Sonata sales?