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KIA AMERICA STAYS “SHIFT” TO STRONG ELECTRIC VEHICLE SALES

KIA AMERICA STAYS "SHIFT" TO STRONG ELECTRIC VEHICLE SALES

Overall electrified models set fourth consecutive sales record in the same month, with electric vehicle sales 14 . reachede Consecutive sales record in the same month, surpassing the April 2021 by more than 480 percent.

Kia America also registered its 10 millionth US sale since deliveries to buyers began in 1993. More details on this historic achievement will follow later this month.

“Kia’s proud history and exciting futures can both be seen this month as we mark the 10 millionth Kia car sold in the US, while simultaneously experiencing an increase in sales of our electrified vehicles – all despite the challenges the industry faces in the is commonly faced,” said Eric Watsonvice president, sales operations, Kia America† “Our continued success with electrified models, coupled with a strong start to sales of the all-new 5e generation Sportage SUV, solidifies Kia’s leadership position in two of the most popular and important segments in the market today.”

In addition to the sale, April saw several major announcements from the brand, including:

  • Debut of the updated Telluride SUV and all-new hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric Niro models at the New York International Auto Show
  • Kia acquired the naming rights and became the official car partner of the Kia Forum, the only arena-sized venue in the US dedicated to music and entertainment.
  • The Kia Carnival MPV was named “Family Vehicle of the Year” by AutoGuide. The Carnival MPV was recognized as the best family vehicle for its impressive interior capacity, comprehensive safety features and contemporary design

Kia America – about us

headquarters in Irvine, CaliforniaKia America continues to top the automotive industry’s top quality surveys and is recognized as one of the top 100 global brands. Kia serves as the NBA’s “Official Automotive Partner” offering a range of gasoline, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles sold through a network of nearly 750 dealers across the U.S., including several cars and SUVs that are proudly assembled in America.

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MONTH APRIL

YEAR TO PRESENT

Fashion model

2022

2021

2022

2021

EV6

2.632

N/A

7.913

N/A

Rio

2.215

2.879

8.722

9.697

fort

9,798

12,504

33,296

37,354

K5/Optima

5,554

9.626

23.376

30.020

Cadenza

N/A

25

N/A

180

Stinger

895

1,193

4.002

3.637

K900

N/A

7

N/A

63

Soul

4.414

6.770

18.538

23,961

Niro

3.023

1990

12.249

6.301

Seltos

3.702

6471

14.821

23,257

Sportage

11,380

8094

27,840

30,511

Sorento

6.143

10.040

24.066

29,764

Telluride

8.233

8.195

30.309

30.049

Carnival/Sedona

1.074

2.383

5.125

4.933

Total

59,063

70,177

210.257

229,727

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emblem – https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1442697/Kia_New_Logo.jpg

SOURCE Kia America