Kia beats UK annual sales record with two months to go

Kia has announced that sales of 4,837 vehicles in October have pushed the company’s year-to-date sales to 57, 736 units — 1,622 units above the record 2010 full-year figure when 56,114 vehicles were sold.

Sales in October were 12.4 per cent up on the same month last year while the year-to-date sales are currently 21.5 per cent up.

Kia’s market share for October was 3.2 per cent with a total year-to-date share of 3.26 per cent, up from 2.82 per cent at the same time last year.