Kia Motors America Posts Record August Sales

by Sep 5, 2013All News, Kia2 comments

Kia Motors America (KMA) today reported best-ever August sales of 52,025 units, a 4-percent increase over the same period in 2012. Sales of the all-new 2014 Cadenza continue to climb, exceeding the 1,500 unit mark for the second month in a row, while the U.S.-built Optima logged its 21st straight month as Kia’s top seller with 15,199 units sold. August also marked the debut of the “Totally Transformed” marketing campaign for the all-new 2014 Soul, which will soon be arriving in showrooms.  

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“Our award-winning products deliver on Kia’s promise to combine world-class design with cutting-edge technologies and premium amenities, and with the all-new Soul scheduled to arrive in showrooms soon, our sales momentum is poised to continue through the end of the year,” said Byung Mo Ahn, group president and CEO of KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia. “Exemplified by the redesigned Sorento and all-new Cadenza and Forte sedans, Kia’s product offerings are more refined than ever, bringing a new level of sophistication to buyers seeking more features and options at affordable prices.”

Model 2013 2012 2013 2012
Rio 3,862 3,602 30,543 29,644
Forte 6,469 7,300 48,097 54,316
Optima 15,199 13,949 112,409 100,424
Cadenza 1,677 n/a 4,832 n/a
Sportage 3,140 3,097 21,037 27,285
Sorento 10,568 10,529 73,531 78,098
Sedona 1,093 1,360 4,723 13,153
Soul 10,017 10,191 83,208 83,889
Total 52,025 50,028 378,380 386,809

Written by Jose Antonio Lopez

Passionated about Korean cars from Hyundai, Kia & Genesis. Photographer. I love being in nature, hiking. Tech lover.

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