Kia Motors Corporation announced its December 2017 global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 226,842 units sold.
In December, sales in Korea slid 6.2% compared with the same month last year, totaling 46,502 units on weakening sales of Picanto (known as Morning in Korea) minicar.
The company’s overseas sales totaled 180,340 units in December, which represents a 19.6% decline compared to the same month a year earlier due to slower sales in China.
For all of 2017, Kia Motors posted global sales of 2,746,188 units, decreasing 7.8% from 2016. Sales in Korea declined 2.5% to 521,550 units and overseas sales retreated 9% to 2,224,638.