Kia Motors America Reports Best-Ever May Sales

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Kia Motors Amer­i­ca report­ed its best-ever May sales, just as two of sev­en all-new or sig­nif­i­cant­ly redesigned mod­els arrive in deal­er show­rooms.

Get the details on Kia’s month­ly sales and new mod­els.

Kia Motors Amer­i­ca (KMA) today report­ed best-ever May sales of 52,327 units as 2014 Caden­za and Forte sedans — two of the sev­en all-new or sig­nif­i­cant­ly redesigned Kia vehi­cles sched­uled to launch this cal­en­dar year — con­tin­ue to arrive in show­rooms nation­wide to both crit­i­cal and con­sumer acclaim.  The U.S.-built* Opti­ma mid­size sedan led Kia’s sales for the 18th con­sec­u­tive month with 15,368 units sold, and togeth­er with Soren­to CUV, also built in West Point, Geor­gia*, account­ed for more than 40 per­cent of Kia’s May sales. The Soul urban pas­sen­ger vehi­cle also record­ed robust month­ly sales of 11,420 units.

“At Kia, we are com­mit­ted to advanc­ing val­ue to new lev­els of sophis­ti­ca­tion, and you can see the stand­out results in the all-new Caden­za, which is the most pow­er­ful and tech­no­log­i­cal­ly-advanced Kia ever in the U.S. mar­ket, as well as the 2014 Forte which Motor Trend recent­ly crowned the win­ner of a head-to-head com­pact sedan com­par­i­son test with some of the industry’s most well-known name­plates,” said Byung Mo Ahn , group pres­i­dent and CEO of KMA and Kia Motors Man­u­fac­tur­ing Geor­gia.  “New cus­tomers con­tin­ue to dis­cov­er the Kia brand and our award-win­ning line­up which deliv­ers a lot for the mon­ey with Euro­pean-influ­enced styling, cut­ting-edge tech­nolo­gies, pre­mi­um ameni­ties and out­stand­ing safe­ty fea­tures.”

Kia Motors Amer­i­ca is one of only three auto brands to increase U.S. sales in each of the past four years, and in 2012 the com­pa­ny sur­passed the 500,000 unit mark for the first time.





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