KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES APRIL SALES
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2017 Forte Sedan EX

Forte Compact Cars Lead Sales with Best-Ever Monthly Performance

IRVINE, Calif., May 2, 2017 – Kia Motors America today announced April sales of 53,358 units, led by the Forte nameplate with 10,496 units sold, the highest monthly sales total in company history for the family of compact cars.

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 APRIL

YEAR-TO-DATE

Model

2017

2016

2017

2016

Rio

1,463

2,523

4,535

7,889

Forte

10,496

9,740

35,558

33,662

Optima

10,731

11,224

37,676

40,992

Cadenza

500

533

1,625

2,085

K900

39

77

147

323

Niro

2,939

N/A

7,828

N/A

Sportage

5,672

7,645

21,086

25,112

Sorento

9,317

10,353

30,092

35,046

Sedona

3,019

2,896

9,437

13,127

Soul

9,182

11,517

33,102

44,593

Total

53,358

56,508

181,086

202,829

 

* 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.

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