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KIA US AUTO SALES AUGUST 2017: Down 1.2%


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IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 1, 2017 -- Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced August sales of 53,323 vehicles, led by the Forte Family of compact cars with 10,693 units sold, marking the best-ever August performance for the Forte nameplate.

 

About Kia Motors America
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America continues to top quality surveys and is recognized as one of the 100 Best Global Brands and 50 Best Global Green Brands by Interbrand. Kia serves as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and LPGA and offers a complete range of vehicles sold through a network of nearly 800 dealers in the U.S., including cars and SUVs proudly built in West Point, Georgia*

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* The Sorento and Optima GDI (EX, SX & Limited and certain LX Trims only) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.


MONTH OF AUGUST

YEAR-TO-DATE

Model

2017

2016

2017

2016

Rio

1,643

3,325

9,915

22,024

Forte

10,693

8,307

81,461

71,352

Optima

7,072

9,470

74,722

80,317

Cadenza

491

272

3,669

3,363

K900

35

53

321

553

Niro

2,677

N/A

18,116

N/A

Sportage

6,014

6,888

49,755

57,228

Sorento

8,934

8,533

68,924

77,465

Sedona

1,613

5,147

18,351

34,304

Soul

14,151

12,253

80,228

95,938

Total

53,323

54,248

405,462

442,544