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February 2018: Kia Motors America

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Kia Motors America Announces February Sales

  • Best-Ever February Sales for the Sportage CUV

IRVINE, Calif., March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America today announced February sales of 40,672 vehicles, highlighted by best-ever February sales of the Sportage CUV. The month also saw the third straight monthly increase in retail deliveries of the all-new Stinger sportback sedan.

"Kia continued to buck market trends in February with double digit year-over-year increases for the Rio and Cadenza car lines despite a nearly 40-percent decrease in overall fleet deliveries compared to the same period last year," said Bill Peffer, vice president, sales operations, Kia Motors America. "Together, sales of the Sportage and Sorento CUVs were up 8.5-percent over February 2017, and there are a host of new and refreshed products headed to showrooms this calendar year that will continue driving traffic and attracting new customers."

   

MONTH OF FEBRUARY

YEAR-TO-DATE

 

Model

2018

2017

2018

2017

 

Rio

1,539

840

2,878

1,826

 

Forte

7,662

8,506

14,350

14,773

 

Optima

6,402

8,892

11,600

16,741

 

Cadenza

652

372

1,412

688

 

Stinger

1,344

N/A

2,365

N/A

 

K900

32

31

54

65

 

Soul

6,631

7,702

12,569

15,494

 

Niro

2,072

2,143

3,857

2,185

 

Sportage

5,867

5,231

11,579

9,854

 

Sorento

7,236

6,845

13,359

13,024

 

Sedona

1,235

2,111

2,277

3,649

 

Total

40,672

42,673

76,300

78,299

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Decent sales numbers with just a minor drop in sales.

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Glad to see the Stinger doing well.

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