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Kia Motors America Announces August Sales

  • Year-To-Date Sales Up 3.8% for the Highest Scoring Nameplate in the Industry for Initial Quality by J.D. Power

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced August sales of 54,248 units, led by Soul and Optima. Sedona minivan sales more than doubled over the same period last year, and the Forte family of compact cars posted their best-ever August sales.

"Despite signs that industry-wide sales may have peaked in 2015, Kia is up nearly four percent through August on the strength of double digit year-over-year increases for Rio, Forte, Sportage and Sedona," said Michael Sprague, chief operating officer and EVP, KMA.

 

MONTH OF AUGUST

YEAR-TO-DATE

Model

2016

2015

2016

2015

Rio

3,325

1,734

22,024

18,796

Forte

8,307

6,862

71,352

57,912

Optima

9,470

13,980

80,317

106,584

Cadenza

272

322

3,363

4,021

K900

53

386

553

1,576

Sportage

6,888

5,749

57,228

34,996

Sorento

8,533

10,211

77,465

76,381

Sedona

5,147

2,545

34,304

26,825

Soul

12,253

17,108

95,938

99,069

Total

54,248

58,897

442,544

426,160

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