KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES MARCH SALES
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Kia Motors America|Models|Front 3/4|2017 Forte|EX
2017 Forte Sedan EX

Forte Family of Compact Cars Leads March Sales

IRVINE, Calif., April 3, 2017 – Kia Motors America today announced March sales of 49,429 units, led by the Forte family of compact cars with 10,289 units sold. The month also saw sales of the all-new Niro** climb to 2,704 units in the crossover’s second full month of availability.

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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 MARCH

YEAR-TO-DATE

Model

2017

2016

2017

2016

Rio

1,246

2,475

3,072

5,366

Forte

10,289

10,406

25,062

23,922

Optima

10,204

11,725

26,945

29,768

Cadenza

437

593

1,125

1,552

K900

43

95

108

246

Niro

2,704

N/A

4,889

N/A

Sportage

5,560

6,804

15,414

17,467

Sorento

7,751

9,897

20,775

24,693

Sedona

2,769

4,241

6,418

10,231

Soul

8,426

12,043

23,920

33,076

Total

49,429

58,279

127,728

146,321

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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.

** Quantities are limited.

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