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May 2016: Kia Motors America

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Kia Motors America Announces Record May Sales


  • Double Digit Gains for Kia’s Crossovers Includes All-Time High for the Sportage Compact CUV;

  • Year-to-Date Sales Up 3.5 Percent


IRVINE, Calif., June 1, 2016 – Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced best-ever May sales of 62,926 units. The brand’s fourth monthly sales record within the first five months of the year was highlighted by double digit increases for the Sportage and Sorento CUVs, including the highest single month total for the Sportage in company history.

 

“Our popular ‘Summer’s On Us’ sales event generated significant showroom traffic, and we reached new heights in May despite two fewer selling days this year and an overall slowing of sales seen throughout the industry,” said Michael Sprague, chief operating officer and EVP, KMA. “With the all-new Sportage attracting more customers than ever before, and the return of our music-loving hamsters in a new campaign for the Soul, we are confident customers will continue to discover all that the ‘New Kia’ has to offer.”

 

























































































 

MONTH OF MAY



YEAR-TO-DATE



Model



2016



2015



2016



2015



Rio



2,241



3,615



10,130



12,415



Forte



9,910



8,584



43,572



35,275



Optima



10,895



16,349



51,887



66,478



Cadenza



468



526



2,553



2,930



K900



54



133



377



542



Sportage



8,568



4,487



33,680



20,405



Sorento



11,914



10,743



46,960



47,454



Sedona



5,170



4,110



18,297



15,174



Soul



13,706



13,886



58,299



56,142



Total



62,926



62,433



265,755



256,815





 

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Another further proof that the market is moving to CUVs and leaving cars. Flip Flop There goes the lollypop.

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