IRVINE, Calif., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Fresh off the most effective initial quarter in firm history, Kia Motors America’s (KMA) upward trajectory continued along with all-time higher April sales of 56,508 units, up 6.1 percent over the exact same interval last year. along with the all-Brand-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 among the strongest performances in firm history,” said Michael Sprague, chief operating officer and EVP, KMA. “As a understood leader in design, top quality and technology, our call to consumers to ‘Locate the Brand-new Kia’ is paying off as dealers report an influx of customers that are curious about Kia for the initial time.”
Kia Motors America reports best-ever April sales
About Kia Motors America
Kia Motors America (KMA) is the marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, South Korea. KMA proudly serves as the “Official Automotive Partner” of the NBA and LPGA and established an all-time annual sales tape-record in 2015, surpassing the 600,000 unit mark for the initial time in firm history. KMA supplies a finish line of vehicles, consisting of the rear-drive K9001 flagship sedan, Cadenza premium sedan, Sorento CUV, Soul urban passenger vehicle, Soul Electric Vehicle2, Sportage compact CUV, Optima midsize sedan, Optima Hybrid, the Forte compact sedan, Forte5 and Forte Koup, Rio and Rio 5-door subcompacts and the Sedona minivan, via a network of much more compared to 765 dealers across the United States. Kia’s U.S. manufacturing plant in West Point, Georgia, builds the Optima* and Sorento* and is liable for the creation of much more compared to 15,000 plant and supplier jobs.
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* The Sorento and Optima GDI (EX, SX & Restricted and specific LX Trims only) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.
MONTH OF APRIL
1 K900 offered in decide on trims and in decide on markets along with Restricted availability.
2 Soul EV in decide on markets along with Restricted availability.
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