KIA MOTORS AMERICA ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER SALES
12/02/14 | ID: 9624
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2015 Optima

Annual Sales Surpass 500,000 Units for Third Straight Year; Year-to-Date Sales Up 6.6 Percent

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2014 – Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced November sales of 44,936 units, pushing the fast-moving brand beyond the 500,000-unit mark for the third consecutive year and on pace for an all-time annual sales record.  November sales were led by the U.S.-built* Optima midsize sedan and the iconic Soul with 12,707 and 9,146 vehicles sold, respectively, as new products such as the Sedona and Soul EV continue to arrive in showrooms.

About Kia Motors America
Kia Motors America (KMA) is the marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea.  KMA proudly serves as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and LPGA and surpassed the 500,000 annual sales mark for the second consecutive year in 2013 following the launch of seven all-new or significantly redesigned vehicles.  KMA offers a complete line of vehicles, including the rear-drive K900 flagship sedan**, Cadenza premium sedan, Sorento CUV, Soul urban passenger vehicle, Soul Electric Vehicle***, Sportage compact CUV, Optima midsize sedan, Optima Hybrid, the Forte compact sedan, Forte5 and Forte Koup, Rio and Rio 5-door subcompacts and the Sedona minivan, through a network of more than 765 dealers across the United States.  Kia’s U.S. manufacturing plant in West Point, Georgia, builds the Optima* and Sorento* and is responsible for the creation of more than 14,000 plant and supplier jobs.

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MONTH OF NOVEMBER

YEAR-TO-DATE

Model

2014

2013

2014

2013

Rio

2,088

2,474

34,009

38,586

Forte

5,047

4,423

64,030

61,844

Optima

12,707

10,871

147,193

146,419

Cadenza

482

913

8,719

7,782

K900

69

--

1,237

--

Sportage

3,261

4,693

39,647

30,438

Sorento

8,598

8,645

92,832

98,167

Sedona

3,538

522

11,570

6,578

Soul

9,146

12,870

135,410

111,734

Total

44,936

45,411

534,647

501,548

 


* 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.

1 2015 K900 V8 available in select trims and in select markets with limited availability.

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