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2016
     Rio
     Rio 5-Door
2015
 Ballast Point Sedona SX Limited
 

 Cadenza
 Base MSRP: $34,900-43,800
 

 Forte
 Base MSRP: $15,890-19,390
 

 Forte Koup
 Base MSRP: $18,590-21,590
 

 Forte5
 Base MSRP: $19,690-21,890
 

 High-Performance K900
 

 K900
 
 

 Optima
 Base MSRP: $21,650-35,500
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 5 of 5
 

 Optima Hybrid
 Base MSRP: $25,995-31,995
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 5 of 5
 

 Pirelli World Challenge GTS Optima
 

 Rio
 Base MSRP: $13,900-18,040
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 4 of 5
 

 Rio 5-Door
 Base MSRP: $13,990-18,240
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 4 of 5
 

 Sedona
 Base MSRP: $25,900-39,700
 

 Sorento
 Base MSRP: $24,300-41,700
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 5 of 5
 

 Soul
 Base MSRP: $15,100-20,700
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 5 of 5
 

 Soul EV
 Base MSRP: $33,700-35,700
 

 Sportage
 Base MSRP: $21,750-29,600
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 5 of 5
 

 Sportspace Concept
 

 Trail’ster Concept
 

2014
     Cadenza
     Forte
     Forte 5-door
     Forte Koup
     GT4 Stinger Concept
     K900
     Karting Sedona
     Optima
     Optima Hybrid
     Rio
     Rio 5-Door
     Sedona
     Smitten Soul EV
     Sorento
     Soul
     Soul
     Soul EV
     Soul Red Zone Edition
     Sportage
2013
     Batman-Inspired Optima Concept
     Carens
     Ceed
     Cross GT Concept
     CUB Concept
     Cyborg-Inspired Forte
     Flash-Inspired Forte Koup
     Forte
     Forte 5-Door
     Forte Koup
     Green Lantern-Inspired Soul
     K9
     Niro Concept
     Optima
     Optima Superman-Inspired
     Provo Concept
     pro_ceed GT
     pro_cee’d
     Rio
     Rio 5-Door
     Rio Aquaman
     Sorento
     Soul
     Sportage
     Wonder Woman Sportage
2012
     Forte
     Forte 5 Door
     Forte Koup
     Grand VQ-R
     GT Concept
     K9
     Optima
     West Coast Customs Optima Hybrid
     Optima Hybrid
     Picanto
     Ray
     Rio
     Rio 3-Door
     Rio5
     Sedona
     Sorento
     Soul
     Sportage
     Trackster Concept
2011
     Carens
     Forte
     Forte Five-Door
     K2
     KV7 Concept
     Magentis
     Naimo Concept
     Optima
     Optima Hybrid
     Optima Turbo SX
     Picanto
     Rio
     Sedona
     Sorento
     Soul
     Sportage
2010
     Ceed
     Forte
     Forte Koup
     Forte Koup GRAND-AM KONI Challenge
     Ignition Soul
     Pop Concept
     Ray PHEV Concept
     Rio
     Rondo
     Sedona
     Sorento
     Soul
     Soul APRIL System
     Soul Safety Car
     Sportage
     Venga
     Venga EV Concept
2009
     Amanti
     Borrego
     Borrego Limited SEMA Concept
     ceed Hybrid
     KND-5 Concept
     No 3 Concept MPV
     Optima
     Rio
     Rondo
     Soulster Concept
     Spectra
     Spectra5
     Sportage
2008
     Amanti
     Kee Coupe Concept
     KOUP Concept
     MPLA Rio5 Concept
     pro_Cee'd
     Rio
     Rio5
     Rondo
     Rondo SX
     Soul Burner Concept
     Spectra
     Spectra5
2007
     Amanti
     Carens
     Cee'd Concept
     ex_cee'd Convertible Concept
     KND-4 Concept
     Kue Concept
     Optima
     pro_Cee'd Concept
     Rio
     Sedona
     Sorento
     Spectra
     Sportage
     Sports Coupe Concept
2006
     Carens Concept
     KCD-II Concept
     Multi-S Crossover
     Optima
     Rio
     Sedona
     Sorento
     Soul
     Spectra
     Sportage
2005
     Amanti
     KCV4 Mojave Concept
     Optima
     Rio
     Rio Cinco
     Rio5 Red Rocket
     Sedona
     Sorento
     Spectra
     Sportage
     Sportage Solid Gold
2004
     Amanti
     Cerato Green Concept
     Optima
     Rio
     Sedona
     Sorento
     Spectra
     Spectra Green Scream
     Sport Concept
     Sportage FCEV Concept
2003
     KCD-I Slice Concept
     KCV-III Concept
     Opirus
     Optima
     Rio
     Sedona
     Sorento
2002
     Optima
     Rio
     Sephia
     Sportage
2001
     Rio
     Sephia II
2000
     Spectra
1999
     Sephia
     Sportage
1997
     Elan


Kia Vehicles by Year
   1997-2000
   2001-2010
   2011-2016

Monthly Sales Volume

   February 2015   44,030
   January 2015   38,299
   December 2014   45,587
   November 2014   44,936
   October 2014   44,694
   September 2014   40,628
   August 2014   54,667
   July 2014   52,309
   June 2014   50,644
   May 2014   60,087
   April 2014   53,676
   March 2014   54,777
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2015 KIA SOUL EV NAMED 'BEST VALUE IN AMERICA' AWARD WINNER BY VINCENTRIC2015 KIA SOUL EV NAMED 'BEST VALUE IN AMERICA' AWARD WINNER BY VINCENTRIC

◾Battery-Powered Version of Iconic Urban Passenger Vehicle Honored in Electric/Plug-in Hybrid Category
◾Soul EV recognized for its high value and low cost of ownership versus others in its segment
◾Vincentric award underscores Kia's ongoing commitment to offer outstanding value across entire model lineup

IRVINE, Calif., March 27, 2015 – The 2015 Kia Soul EV has been honored as a 2015 Vincentric 'Best Value in America' award winner in the Electric/Plug-in Hybrid category. Vincentric....
KIA RACING CHARGES INTO THE STREETS OF ST. PETERSBURG FOR ROUNDS THREE AND FOUR OF PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGEKIA RACING CHARGES INTO THE STREETS OF ST. PETERSBURG FOR ROUNDS THREE AND FOUR OF PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE

2015 season's only street circuit poses unique challenges as Kia Racing's turbocharged Optimas return to St. Pete for fourth-straight year
◾With a podium and top-five finish in his debut for Kia Racing, Ben Clucas prepares to make his first street-circuit start since 2008 and first ever behind the wheel of the No. 36 DonorsChoose.org Optima turbo
◾Kia Racing veteran Mark Wilkins will make his 11th start on a street circuit in the No. 38 B.R.A.K.E.S. Optima turbo

Irvine, Calif., M....
ALL-NEW 2016 KIA OPTIMA MAKES GLOBAL DEBUT AT NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOWALL-NEW 2016 KIA OPTIMA MAKES GLOBAL DEBUT AT NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

Instantly recognizable yet thoroughly fresh, Kia will introduce the all-new 2016 Optima at the upcoming New York Auto Show on April 1st at 1:20 PM. Available with multiple engine choices, the all-new Optima features a more spacious interior, class-up premium features and a number of technologies not previously offered on Kia's best-selling mid-size sedan. #KiaOptima #NYIAS....
KIA MOTORS AMERICA EXPANDS SOUL EV AVAILABILITY TO FIVE ADDITIONAL STATESKIA MOTORS AMERICA EXPANDS SOUL EV AVAILABILITY TO FIVE ADDITIONAL STATES

◾Hot-Selling Soul Electric Vehicle Will be Available for Sale in Georgia in Q2; Oregon, Washington, Texas and Hawaii Anticipated in June
◾Expansion into five new states underlines Kia's commitment to green mobility and its fun and funky alternative fuel vehicle
◾Solid infrastructure and consumer demand propel Soul EV beyond California

IRVINE, Calif., March 25, 2015– Following the successful launch of the Soul EV late last year in California, Kia Motors America (KMA) is proud to annou....
SIXTH ANNUAL KIA CLASSIC RETURNS TO AVIARA GOLF CLUB MARCH 26-29

◾Defending Champion Anna Nordqvist to Lead Field of World's Best LPGA Golfers
◾As the Official Automotive Partner of the LPGA, Kia will present K900** luxury sedan and $255,000 winner's purse to Kia Classic champion
◾In addition to top-notch competition, Kia Classic offers fan- and family-friendly activities

IRVINE, Calif., March 24, 2015 – Kia Motors America (KMA) is pleased to once again serve as the title sponsor of the sixth annual Kia Classic, which tees off this Thursday at Avi....
KIA TO UNVEIL ALL-NEW OPTIMA AT NEW YORK AUTO SHOWKIA TO UNVEIL ALL-NEW OPTIMA AT NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Following its 2010 debut at the New York International Auto Show, the Optima became a catalyst for Kia Motors' tremendous growth and has been the brand's best-selling vehicle in the U.S. for three years running. Now, five years later, Kia will return to New York on Wednesday, April 1, for the world debut of the passionately designed and obsessively crafted all-new version of its popular midsize sedan.....
KIA MOTORS AMERICA CONTRIBUTES $75,000 TO THE HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO FUND SCHOLARSHIPS

Kia Enhances its Commitment to Education as Part of Focus on Serving College-Enrolled Hispanic Students
* Donation will generate 16 scholarships to Hispanic College-Enrolled Students

IRVINE, Calif., March 12 2015 – As part of a new partnership, Kia Motors America (KMA) is donating $75,000 to the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to award 16 scholarships in the amount of $4,000 each to eligible students attending a HACU-member institution. Established in 1....
2015 KIA K900 AND SOUL NAMED AMONG BEST CARS FOR FAMILIES BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT2015 KIA K900 AND SOUL NAMED AMONG BEST CARS FOR FAMILIES BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

◾Kia stands out in Luxury Large Car and Hatchback segments
◾K900 flagship sedan honored for its feature-rich content
◾Soul rewarded for exceptional design and safety features

IRVINE, Calif., March 12, 2015 – Kia Motors America (KMA) is proud to announce that U.S. News & World Report has honored the K900 flagship1 sedan and the 2015 Soul urban passenger vehicle with 'Best Cars for Families' awards in the Luxury Large Car and Hatchback categories, respectively. U.S. News Best Cars, ....
KIA STARTS PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE GTS-CLASS TITLE DEFENSE ATOP PODIUM IN SEASON OPENER AT CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS

Kia Racing's New Driver, Ben Clucas, pilots the No. 36 DonorsChoose.org Optima turbo to a second-place finish in rain-soaked round two of Pirelli World Challenge in Austin, Texas
◾Mark Wilkins, driver of the No. 38 B.R.A.K.E.S. Optima turbo, finished the weekend with a pair of top-ten finishes and earned the 'Move of the Race' in round one
◾Kia Forte Koup privateer Jason Wolfe scores race victory and second-place finish in Touring Car A category

Irvine, Calif., March 10, 2015 ....
KIA RACING POISED TO DEFEND MANUFACTURER CHAMPIONSHIP AS 2015 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SEASON OPENSKIA RACING POISED TO DEFEND MANUFACTURER CHAMPIONSHIP AS 2015 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SEASON OPENS

Kia Racing's turbocharged Optimas enter the fourth season of the Pirelli World Challenge Grand Touring Sport (GTS) competition as the 2015 season begins in Austin, Texas
◾Mark Wilkins, driver of the No. 38 B.R.A.K.E.S. Optima turbo, returns for his fourth season of Pirelli World Challenge competition
◾Newcomer Ben Clucas makes his Pirelli World Challenge debut in the No. 36 DonorsChoose.org Optima turbo

Irvine, Calif., March 5, 2015 – Following a historic 2014 performance in which K....
KIA MOTORS AMERICA'S FEBRUARY SALES UP 6.8 PERCENTKIA MOTORS AMERICA'S FEBRUARY SALES UP 6.8 PERCENT

• Sedona Sales Up Five Times Over Same Period Last Year;

• Annual Sales Up 5.2 Percent


IRVINE, Calif., March 3, 2015
– Kia Motors America (KMA) today reported February sales of 44,030 vehicles, up 6.8 percent over the same period last year. Kia's strong start in 2015 continues to be led by the U.S.-built* Optima midsize sedan, iconic Soul, and the all-new 2016 Sorento – which is now in showrooms nationwide – with 11,584, 9,965 and 8,518 units sold, respectively.

'Desp....
KIA RACING PRIVATEER EFFORT EXPANDS TO THREE FULL-SEASON KIA FORTE KOUP ENTRIES IN TOURING CAR FOR 2015 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SEASONKIA RACING PRIVATEER EFFORT EXPANDS TO THREE FULL-SEASON KIA FORTE KOUP ENTRIES IN TOURING CAR FOR 2015 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SEASON

2014 Rookie of the Year and defending Touring Car A (TC-A) Driver Champion Jason Wolfe returns for his second season with Kinetic Motorsports to pilot No. 36 Richard Wolfe Trucking Kia Forte Koup
•Wolfe's phenomenal rookie season helped Kia win the 2014 TC-A Manufacturer Championship and earned Kinetic Motorsports the Team of the Year award
•Kinetic Motorsports newcomers Kris Wright and Samantha Tan make Pirelli World Challenge debuts in Kia Forte Koups

Irvine, Calif., February 27....
KIA RACING PRIVATEER EFFORT EXPANDS TO THREE FULL-SEASON KIA FORTE KOUP ENTRIES IN 2015 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGEKIA RACING PRIVATEER EFFORT EXPANDS TO THREE FULL-SEASON KIA FORTE KOUP ENTRIES IN 2015 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE

2014 Rookie of the Year and defending Touring Car A (TC-A) Driver Champion Jason Wolfe returns for his second season with Kinetic Motorsports to pilot No. 36 Richard Wolfe Trucking Kia Forte Koup
◾Wolfe's phenomenal rookie season helped Kia win the 2014 TC-A Manufacturer Championship and earned Kinetic Motorsports the Team of the Year award
◾Kinetic Motorsports newcomers Kris Wright and Samantha Tan make Pirelli World Challenge debuts in Kia Forte Koups

Irvine, Calif., February 27....
KIA SPORTAGE RANKS HIGHEST AMONG SMALL SUVS IN 2015 J.D. POWER VEHICLE DEPENDABILITY STUDY

KIA SPORTAGE RANKS HIGHEST AMONG SMALL SUVS IN 2015 J.D. POWER VEHICLE DEPENDABILITY STUDY

Top Honor Reinforces Brand's Continued Commitment to Craftsmanship
◾Dynamic and capable crossover earns Kia's first-ever Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) award
◾Sportage's VDS award follows two consecutive Initial Quality Study (IQS) awards for the model in 2013 and 2014

IRVINE, Calif., February 26, 2015– J.D. Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) has ranked the Kia Sportage a....
KIA RACING ANNOUNCES DRIVER LINEUP FOR 2015 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SEASONKIA RACING ANNOUNCES DRIVER LINEUP FOR 2015 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SEASON

◾Mark Wilkins returns for his third season with Kia Racing to pilot No. 38 B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe) Optima turbo; experienced newcomer Ben Clucas to pilot No. 36 DonorsChoose.org Optima turbo
◾Mark Wilkins finished third in Grand Touring Sport (GTS) driver standings two-straight years, and helped Kia win the 2014 GTS Manufacturer Championship
◾British racer, Ben Clucas, rejoins Kinetic Motorsports to make Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) debut in No. 36 Optima turbo
....
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