KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER SALES
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Sportage CUV Posts Record September Sales

IRVINE, Calif., October 2, 2018 – Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced September sales of 51,503 vehicles with the brand’s popular Sportage CUV and Niro hybrid crossover posting gains of 17- and 13-percent, respectively, over the same period last year. In addition, the Optima midsize sedan also posted double-digit growth with a 10-percent increase in sales over September, 2017.

“As we begin the fourth and final quarter of 2018, three of Kia’s most popular models Optima, Niro and Sportage posted double-digit sales gains year-over-year,” said Bill Peffer, vice president, sales operations, Kia Motors America. “We are confident that the end of 2018 will be a strong one for Kia and that momentum we build now will continue well into the 2019 calendar year.”

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 (S, EX, SX and certain LX Trims only) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.


 

 

MONTH OF SEPTEMBER

YEAR-TO-DATE

Model

2018

2017

2018

2017

Rio

2,009

2,037

17,291

11,952

Forte

6,470

10,631

74,888

92,092

Optima

10,976

9,982

79,845

84,704

Cadenza

201

774

3,951

4,443

Stinger

1,375

N/A

12,999

N/A

K900

30

31

260

352

Niro

2,889

2,554

22,100

20,670

Sportage

7,008

6,002

62,272

55,757

Sorento

8,955

8,389

85,692

77,313

Sedona

1,050

1,569

14,856

19,920

Soul

10,540

10,499

77,888

90,727

Total

51,503

52,468

452,042

457,930


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