KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY SALES
03/01/17 | ID: 12374
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Kia Motors America|Models|Front 3/4|2017 Forte|EX
2017 Forte Sedan EX

Best-Ever February Sales for the Forte Family of Compact Cars

IRVINE, Calif., March 1, 2017 – Kia Motors America today announced February sales of 42,673 units, led by the Optima midsize sedan with 8,892 units sold. The month also saw the best February sales performance in company history for the Forte family of compact cars, and 2,143 units of the all-new Niro crossoversold in its first full month of availability.

About Kia Motors America

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America is the marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea. Recognized as one of the 100 Best Global Brands and 50 Best Global Green Brands by Interbrand, Kia proudly serves as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and LPGA and offers a complete range of vehicles sold through a network of nearly 800 dealers in the U.S., including cars and crossovers built at North American manufacturing plants in West Point, Georgia* and the municipality of Pesqueria in the state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

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MONTH OF FEBRUARY

YEAR-TO-DATE

Model

2017

2016

2017

2016

Rio

840

1,461

1,826

2,891

Forte

8,506

8,187

14,773

13,516

Optima

8,892

9,630

16,741

18,043

Cadenza

372

585

688

959

K900

31

83

65

151

Niro

2,143

N/A

2,185

N/A

Sportage

5,231

5,860

9,854

10,663

Sorento

6,845

8,101

13,024

14,796

Sedona

2,111

3,988

3,649

5,990

Soul

7,702

11,842

15,494

21,033

Total

42,673

49,737

78,299

88,042


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* The Sorento and Optima GDI (EX, SX & Limited and certain LX Trims only) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.

i Quantities are limited. LX and EX trims expected to arrive at dealerships Spring 2017.

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