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Kia Motors America Announces July Sales

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Kia Motors America Announces July Sales

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

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IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.

Kia Motors Announces July Sales

"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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