Kia Motors Corp. said Tuesday that its February U.S. sales rose 9 percent to on brisk sales of its Sorento crossover and its boxy Soul.
BY THE NUMBERS: Kia reported U.S. sales of 24,052 vehicles last month, compared with 22,073 in the same month a year earlier.
TOP SELLERS: Kia sold 8,207 of its 2011 Sorento crossover last month. Last February, it sold 3,598 Sorentos. Sales of the Soul, a boxy vehicle aimed at city dwellers, leaped to 3,600 from just 34 in February of 2009.