KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES MAY SALES
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2017 Forte Sedan EX

Forte Nameplate Sets New Monthly Sales Record for Second Straight Month

IRVINE, Calif., June 1, 2017 – Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced May sales of 58,507 vehicles, led by the popular Forte family of compact cars with an all-time monthly high of 11,801 units, up 19-percent over May 2016.

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 MAY

YEAR-TO-DATE

Model

2017

2016

2017

2016

Rio

1,187

2,241

5,722

10,130

Forte

11,801

9,910

47,359

43,572

Optima

10,789

10,895

48,465

51,887

Cadenza

528

468

2,153

2,553

K900

46

54

193

377

Niro

2,660

N/A

10,488

N/A

Sportage

7,001

8,568

28,087

33,680

Sorento

10,413

11,914

40,505

46,960

Sedona

3,561

5,170

12,998

18,297

Soul

10,521

13,706

43,623

58,299

Total

58,507

62,926

239,593

265,755


* 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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