SG Petch helps deliver best full year performance for Kia
SG Petch has helped deliver Kia’s best ever UK annual sales performance with two months of the year still to go. With the UK year-to-date sales already exceeding the previous best full year performance of 2010 Kia is set to build a high target for 2013. 2012 has seen records fall in a crescendo effect for Kia, all leading to this achievement of setting its finest year.
Sales in October were 12.4 per cent up on the same month last year whilst the year-to-date sales are currently a staggering 21.5 per cent up from 2011. Kia’s market share has also continued to grow with a total year-to-date share of 3.26 per cent, up from 2.82 per cent at the same time last year showing the continued presence Kia have in the UK new car market.
John Sedgwick, SG Petch Kia said: “It has been a fantastic year for us and this performance shows how Darlington’s motorists are continuing to turn to Kia and its range of stylish, top-quality cars. We have a lot of pride in the fact that we are part of a dealer network that keeps surpassing past performances.
“We are committed to providing our customers with an outstanding experience; this is matched by Kia’s engineers and design team under Peter Schreyer to put a remarkable range of vehicles with a clear increased appeal in front of a demanding audience.” he added.
SG Petch Kia is also delighted to announce to Darlington that the all-new Picanto ‘City’ has arrived onto its forecourt. Picanto ‘City’ is the latest model to grace the ‘Originals’ collection, the stylish and flexible Picanto ‘City’ is expected to help Kia continue with its year of breaking records.