After factory closures and slumped sales, the auto industry is starting to recover from the mass upheaval caused by the global pandemic. Kia, for example, had a surprisingly quick recovery. In July, the Korean carmaker set a new retail-only sales record. Now, Kia has released its September US sales figures and the figures are extremely encouraging.
In September, Kia sold 55,519 units in the United States, representing September’s best retail sales and best quarterly retail performance. America’s unrelenting appetite for SUVs and crossovers meant that Telluride and Sportage dominated Kia’s September sales, with 8,829 and 7,165 units sold respectively. Compared to the same period last year, Kia’s retail sales increased 35.3 percent to 53,51