• Retail deliveries of Kia automobiles climbed 3.1-percent over 2019 within the face of a down market and strategically decrease incentives
  • Telluride and Seltos SUVs attain highest month-to-month gross sales totals to this point in December

IRVINE, Calif., January 5, 2021 – On the power of best-ever month-to-month performances from the Telluride and Seltos SUVs, Kia Motors America in the present day introduced December 2020 gross sales of 53,764 models, a 4.9-percent enhance over the identical interval final yr. In complete, Kia bought 586,105 automobiles within the U.S. in 2020, with gentle vans – Soul, Seltos, Sportage, Sorento, Telluride and Sedona – accounting for 62-percent of the annual quantity (up from 58-percent in 2019).

Along with the highest-ever U.S. retail gross sales complete in firm historical past, Kia’s sturdy 2020 efficiency within the U.S. included:

  • Greatest-ever annual gross sales of the favored Telluride SUV and Niro EV
  • File-setting annual retail gross sales of the Sportage SUV
  • Gross sales of the all-new K5 midsize sedan rising for 4 consecutive months after launch

“Within the face of the pandemic, Kia noticed substantial progress this previous yr, outpacing the trade by a major margin on our option to a historic retail gross sales efficiency by our seller community,” famous Invoice Peffer, chief working officer & government vice chairman, Kia Motors America. “Telluride continued to seize shopper consideration and our community of seller companions stored customers within the model and propelled Kia’s gross sales progress. With 5 all-new or important redesigned automobiles set for introduction this yr, Kia will proceed delivering world-class merchandise that demand elevated ranges of consideration from our present and potential new prospects.”

About Kia Motors America

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America continues to top of the range surveys and is acknowledged as one of many 100 Greatest International Manufacturers. Kia serves because the “Official Automotive Companion” of the NBA and provides a whole vary of automobiles bought by means of a community of practically 750 sellers within the U.S., together with automobiles and SUVs proudly assembled in West Level, Georgia.*

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*The Telluride, Sorento and K5 are assembled in the US from U.S. and globally sourced components.




















 

MONTH OF DECEMBER

YEAR-TO-DATE

Mannequin

2020

2019

2020

2019

Rio

2,052

2,144

23,927

24,961

Forte

7,119

7,635

84,997

95,609

Optima

24

7,141

48,484

96,623

K5

6,029

N/A

31,656

N/A

Cadenza

129

237

1,265

1,630

Stinger

904

1,034

12,556

13,861

Okay900

33

30

305

390

Soul

5,446

6,932

71,862

98,033

Niro

1,534

2,284

17,434

24,467

Seltos

6,107

N/A

46,280

N/A

Sportage

7,915

8,426

84,343

89,278

Sorento

5,415

7,319

74,677

95,951

Telluride

9,824

6,496

75,129

58,604

Sedona

1,233

1,551

13,190

15,931

Complete

53,764

51,229

586,105

615,338

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