KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES JULY SALES
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2019 Sorento

Three Kia Models Achieve Double-Digit Gains Over the Same Period Last Year

IRVINE, Calif., August 1, 2018 – Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced July sales of 53,112 vehicles, with the Rio and Optima car lines and Sorento SUV up double digits over the same period last year.

“Rio and Sorento were up by double-digits year-over-year for the second consecutive month and Optima made a big move as new customers continue to discover Kia’s world-class vehicles and the brand’s award-winning combination of design, quality, reliability and technology,” said Bill Peffer, vice president, sales operations, Kia Motors America. “Along with the Rio and Stinger earning J.D. Power APEAL awards, our ‘America’s Best Value Summer Event’ continuing and an all-new Forte on the horizon, Kia will continue building momentum through the end of the summer selling period and beyond.”

About Kia Motors America

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America continues to top quality surveys and is recognized as one of the 100 Best Global Brands and 50 Best Global Green Brands by Interbrand.   Kia 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 SUVs proudly built in West Point, Georgia.*

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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.

 

 

MONTH OF JULY

YEAR-TO-DATE

Model

2018

2017

2018

2017

Rio

1,844

1,587

12,915

8,272

Forte

7,546

12,022

61,946

70,768

Optima

10,919

7,933

57,795

67,650

Cadenza

200

523

3,501

3,178

Stinger

1,506

N/A

10,144

N/A

K900

28

35

203

286

Soul

8,203

12,961

58,235

66,077

Niro

2,310

2,763

16,513

15,439

Sportage

7,007

7,135

48,726

43,741

Sorento

11,982

9,734

64,742

59,990

Sedona

1,567

1,710

11,955

16,738

Total

53,112

56,403

346,675

352,139


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