Kia Retail Sales Jump 7.4 Percent Featured

By Staff Writer January 07, 2020

 

Kia Motors America announced retail sales were up 7.4 percent in a down market, while fleet sales were at their lowest volume since 2014.

December sales were 51,229 units, an 8 percent increase over the same period last year. Kia sold 615,338 units in 2019, up 4.4 percent over last year and the third-best yearly sales performance in company history.

Consumer interest in Telluride boosted Kia’s sales, and demand for the model continues to outpace supply more than 11 months after its introduction. In addition, the ever-popular Sportage SUV posted best-ever annual sales for the second year in a row.

In terms of key awards and accolades, Telluride was named the “2020 SUV of the Year” by Motor Trend magazine and was named a “Best Buy” on KBB.com. Telluride was also one of Car and Driver magazine’s 10 Best” Models of 2019 and is a finalist for the coveted North American Utility Vehicle of The Year Award (NACOTY).

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