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April 2016: Kia Motors America

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Kia Motors America Reports Best-Ever April Sales
  • Surges in Compact Car and CUV Demand Push Year-to-Date Sales Up 4.3 Percent
IRVINE, Calif., May 3, 2016 – Fresh off the best first quarter in company history, Kia Motors America’s (KMA) upward trajectory continued with all-time high April sales of 56,508 units, up 6.1 percent over the same period last year.  With the all-new 2017 Sportage in showrooms, sales of the compact CUV jumped 78.9 percent year-over-year while the April tally for the Forte family of compact cars increased 35.6 percent.
 
“Economic indicators remained positive, powering Kia to one of the strongest performances in company history,” said Michael Sprague, chief operating officer and EVP, KMA. “As a recognized leader in design, quality and technology, our call to consumers to ‘Discover the New Kia’ is paying off as dealers report an influx of customers who are considering Kia for the first time.”

 

MONTH OF APRIL

YEAR-TO-DATE

Model

2016

2015

2016

2015

Rio

2,523

2,802

7,889

8,800

Forte

9,740

7,183

33,662

26,691

Optima

11,224

13,666

40,992

50,129

Cadenza

533

598

2,085

2,404

K900

77

140

323

409

Sportage

7,645

4,273

25,112

15,918

Sorento

10,353

9,808

35,046

36,711

Sedona

2,896

3,394

13,127

11,064

Soul

11,517

11,418

44,593

42,256

Total

56,508

53,282

202,829

194,382

 

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