Kia Motors Corp.’s revamped Sportage sets a first-day sales record in South Korea, as 6,727 buyers drive home the new SUV Aug. 17. The performance is prompting Kia to raise its calendar 2004 sales target for the domestic market by more than 20,000 units. Debut of Kia Sportage at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul. Sportage’s results also mark the highest single-day sales in Kia's history. The first-day sales surpassed the record 5,962 deliveries reached by the Ssangyong Rodius SUV and ...

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