Kia Motors America Announces July Sales

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Kia Motors America’s July sales of 52,479 vehicles featured the highest July retail-only total…

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Kia Motors America’s July sales of 52,479 vehicles featured the highest July retail-only total in company history. Kia’s top-selling models for the month were the Sorento and Sportage SUVs. Additional July sales highlights include:

  • Telluride SUV sales rose 68.3-percent over last month as planned production resumed at Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia
  • Best-ever July retail sales for the Sportage SUV of 7,939 units
  • The best monthly sales performance for the Seltos SUV with 4,504 units
  • The all-new K5 midsize sedan debuted in July with partial month sales of 1,268 vehicles

“In the middle of the pandemic Kia posted the largest year-over-year retail-only volume increase in the industry as demand for our six utility vehicles continues to grow,” said Bill Peffer, vice president, sales operations, Kia Motors America. “Kia’s momentum has allowed us to gain share and we are confident that the all-new K5 and Telluride Nightfall Edition, combined with several new product launches scheduled for the coming months, will continue the brand’s upward trajectory.”

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. Kia serves as the “Official Automotive Partner” of the NBA and offers a complete range of vehicles sold through a network of nearly 800 dealers in the U.S., including cars and SUVs proudly assembled in West Point, Georgia.*

For media information, including photography, visit www.kiamedia.com. To receive custom email notifications for press releases the moment they are published, subscribe at www.kiamedia.com/us/en/newsalert.

*The Telluride, Sorento and K5 are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.


MONTH OF JULY

YEAR-TO-DATE

Model

2020

2019

2020

2019

Rio

2,056

2,266

13,803

14,712

Forte

7,410

9,172

46,854

57,585

Optima

4,949

8,732

43,774

59,201

Cadenza

100

75

770

838

Stinger

1,427

1,092

7,778

8,013

K5

1,268

N/A

1,268

N/A

K900

25

31

150

240

Soul

7,622

7,358

41,663

62,941

Niro

1,307

1,935

9,559

13,877

Seltos

4,504

N/A

18,582

N/A

Sportage

7,945

8,573

47,563

48,648

Sorento

8,008

8,256

45,804

55,274

Telluride

4,822

4,559

30,198

27,786

Sedona

1,036

1,356

8,050

9,134

Total

52,479

53,405

315,816

358,249

Cision View original content to download multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/kia-motors-america-announces-july-sales-301105046.html

SOURCE Kia Motors America