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KIA AMERICA’S RAPID GROWTH IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES CONTINUED IN MAY

KIA AMERICA'S RAPID GROWTH IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES CONTINUED IN MAY

“Kia’s electric vehicle sales remain strong and contribute to the brand’s path to another successful year,” it said. Eric Watsonvice president, sales operations, Kia America† “With the continued popularity of the EV6 and Niro, coupled with early strong interest in the Sportage hybrid, we are confidently ‘on track’ and expect momentum to continue through the summer sales season.”

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

  • The 2022 Kia EV6 named best electric car by US News & World Report
  • The 2022 Kia Carnival MPV named “Family Vehicle of the Year” in the Top Ten Vehicles for Spanish Car Buyers of 2022 by Hispanic Motor Press
  • The announcement of the new Kia Soul 2023, due later this summer, with updated design cues, new colors and two option packs filled with technology and convenience

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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THE MONTH OF MAY

YEAR TO PRESENT

Fashion model

2022

2021

2022

2021

EV6

2.088

N/A

10.001

N/A

Rio

3,210

3.386

11,932

13,083

fort

9,211

13.323

42.507

50,677

K5/Optima

6.014

12,459

29.390

42,479

Cadenza

1

13

1

193

Stinger

448

1.457

4,450

5,094

K900

N/A

4

N/A

67

Soul

4.116

7.716

22,654

31,677

Niro

3.694

2,883

15.943

9,184

Seltos

2.752

5.360

17,573

28,617

Sportage

10,363

11,035

38,203

41,546

Sorento

6.846

11.144

30.912

40,908

Telluride

7,398

7.776

37.707

37,825

Carnival/Sedona

1800

3.742

6.925

8.675

Total

57,941

80.298

268.198

310.025

SOURCE Kia America