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2017
     Cadenza
     Forte
     Forte5
     Niro
     Sportage
2016
 Cadenza
 Base MSRP: $32,990-44,090
 

 Forte
 Base MSRP: $15,990-19,990
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 4 of 5
 

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

 Forte Koup Mud Bogger
 

 Forte5
 Base MSRP: $18,090-21,990
 

 K900
 Base MSRP: $54,500-59,900
 

 Optima
 Base MSRP: $218,401-35,790
 

 Optima Hybrid
 

 Optima Hybrid
 Base MSRP: $25,990-32,150
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 5 of 5
 

 Optima Plug-In Hybrid
 

 Optima Sportswagon
 

 Rio
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 4 of 5
 

 Rio 5-Door
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 4 of 5
 

 Sedona
 Base MSRP: $26,400-39,900
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 5 of 5
 

 Sorento
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 5 of 5
 

 Soul
 Base MSRP: $15,690-21,090
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 5 of 5
 

 Soul EV
 Base MSRP: $31,950-35,950
 

 Sportage
 Base MSRP: $22,150-31,490
 NHTSA Driver's Crash Rating: 5 of 5
 

 Telluride Concept
 

2015
     Ballast Point Sedona SX Limited
     Cadenza
     Forte
     Forte Koup
     Forte Koup Mud Bogger
     Forte5
     High-Performance K900
     K900
     Novo Concept
     Optima
     Optima A1A Concept
     Optima Hybrid
     PacWest Adventure Sorento
     Photo Safari Sedona
     Pirelli World Challenge GTS Optima
     Rio
     Rio 5-Door
     Sedona
     Sorento
     Soul
     Soul EV
     Sportage
     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
   2011-2017

Monthly Sales Volume

   June 2016   62,572
   March 2016   58,279
   February 2016   49,737
   January 2016   38,305
   December 2015   54,241
   November 2015   45,553
   October 2015   50,044
   September 2015   49,820
   August 2015   58,897
   July 2015   56,311
   June 2015   54,137
   May 2015   62,433
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KIA MOVES UP TO THIRD AMONG ALL NON-PREMIUM NAMEPLATES IN J.D. POWER AUTOMOTIVE PERFORMANCE, EXECUTION AND LAYOUT STUDY  .KIA MOVES UP TO THIRD AMONG ALL NON-PREMIUM NAMEPLATES IN J.D. POWER AUTOMOTIVE PERFORMANCE, EXECUTION AND LAYOUT STUDY .

Four J.D. Power APEAL Awards Marks the Most in Kia's History
◾U.S.-built Optima and Sorento land a double victory for Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia
◾Sedona minivan earns second consecutive APEAL accolade
◾Funky Soul continues to wow customers with the perfect mix of fun and functionality

IRVINE, Calif., July 27, 2016 – Kia Motors has earned its most-ever J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) awards with the Optima, Sorento, Sedona and Soul, all g....
QUALITY AWARD FOR KIA SPORTAGE IN J.D. POWER LONG TERM SATISFACTION TEST

◾Kia Sportage ranked first in J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study
◾Sportage outstrips competition in evaluation of 68 models by 15,000 drivers
◾Results published in German car magazine 'AUTO TEST'
◾J.D. Power victory follows 'zero fault' record for Kia Sportage in 'Auto Motor und Sport' 100,000km endurance test in June

The Kia Sportage has picked up another award for its quality and reliability, securing first place in the 2016 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study in Germany. The resu....
KIA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS IN THE UKKIA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS IN THE UK

From white wall tyres and £1 deposits to an industry leading seven year warranty and numerous design awards, Kia Motors (UK) Ltd is celebrating 25 years in the UK. The brand first started trading here in 1991, selling just under 1,800 cars in the UK in that year – a figure that it now sells on average every two weeks across its 188 strong dealer network.

Starting with just one model on sale in 1991 - the Kia Pride - the Kia range now covers nine segments with 12 cars on offer and with three e....
KIA POSTS RECORD HALF-YEAR AND QUARTERLY SALES IN EUROPEKIA POSTS RECORD HALF-YEAR AND QUARTERLY SALES IN EUROPE

◾A record 229,585 Kia cars registered in Europe over first half of 2016
◾20 per cent of total EU sales came from the UK
◾European-built models integral to Kia's 14.8 per cent year-to-date sales growth
◾Kia expands on best-ever Q1 with 118,837-unit second quarter

Kia Motors has posted its best ever quarterly and half-year European sales, according to the latest data from ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers' Association).

During the first half of 2016, Kia sold 229,585 units. This is ....
STYLISH KIA NIRO HYBRID CROSSOVER ON SALE FROM JUST £21,295STYLISH KIA NIRO HYBRID CROSSOVER ON SALE FROM JUST £21,295

◾Kia's first dedicated hybrid and first ever hybrid in the UK
◾Low-cost, high-efficiency motoring in a crossover-style package
◾Built on an all-new platform and featuring an all-new powertrain
◾Fuel economy of up to 74.3mpg with CO2 emissions from 88g/km
◾Available with the latest connectivity and driver assistance features
◾Four models with prices starting at £21,295

Kia today shakes up the staid world of hybrid vehicles with the launch of the all-new Niro, priced from just £21,295. Nir....
2017 KIA SORENTO ACHIEVES TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS RATING FROM THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY2017 KIA SORENTO ACHIEVES TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS RATING FROM THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY

• 2017 Sorento Earns Coveted Safety Award Under More Stringent IIHS Standards


IRVINE, Calif., July 18, 2016 – Kia Motors America's best-selling CUV, the 2017 Sorento, has earned top honors – Top Safety Pick Plus (TSP+) – from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with optional front-crash prevention. With the Sorento earning 'good' crashworthiness ratings and a superior rating for the optional front-crash prevention system, Kia continues to demonstrate....
KIA RETURNS AS OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF TELEMUNDO'S WEB SERIES 'EL MAESTRO' FEATURING LATIN GRAMMY WINNER LUIS ENRIQUE  .KIA RETURNS AS OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF TELEMUNDO'S WEB SERIES 'EL MAESTRO' FEATURING LATIN GRAMMY WINNER LUIS ENRIQUE .

Web Series Host and Participants Will Take Inspirational Rides in the Kia Soul and Optima to Practice Sessions and Musical Performances

IRVINE, Calif., July 15, 2016
– Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced that it has signed on for a second year as the official sponsor of Telemundo's 'El Maestro' web series. Returning as host is Latin Grammy® winner Luis Enrique, who will mentor three up-and-coming artists and offer advice on how to achieve success in the music industry. Throughout ....
KIA PICANTO TOPS CITY CAR SEGMENT IN 2016 J.D. POWER SURVEYKIA PICANTO TOPS CITY CAR SEGMENT IN 2016 J.D. POWER SURVEY

◾Picanto awarded most dependable city car
◾Kia ranked third overall brand for dependability
◾Success follows on from 2015's survey

Kia Picanto has been awarded the highest ranking in the city car segment according to the J.D. Power 2016 UK Vehicle Dependability Study. The study, now in its second year, measures problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners of vehicles in the UK after 12-36 months of ownership.

In addition to this, Kia have also been named the third mo....
KIA MOTORS MEXICO CELEBRATES FIRST-YEAR ANNIVERSARYKIA MOTORS MEXICO CELEBRATES FIRST-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

◾Kia is the ninth best-selling automotive brand in Mexico only a year after entering market
◾More than 30,000 units sold since arrival in Mexico
◾Kia Motors expects to reach five per cent market share and sales of 100,000 units annually in Mexico by 2020

Kia has celebrated its first anniversary of sales in Mexico and has announced that the Niro, its first Hybrid Utility Vehicle (HUV), will be sold there by the end of 2016 to strengthen Kia's product lineup in the country.

Kia Motors Mexi....
KIA UPDATES ITS 'LITTLE TITANS', THE PICANTO AND RIOKIA UPDATES ITS 'LITTLE TITANS', THE PICANTO AND RIO

◾New three-grade Picanto 5-door line-up
◾Additional equipment added to the Picanto line-up
◾New Picanto 5-door pricing starts from £8,545
◾Four trim grades in restructured 5-door Rio range
◾Equipment upgrades for many 5-door Rio models
◾New Rio 5-door priced from £10,945

Kia has refreshed and upgraded its 'little titans', the Picanto and Rio, with simplified model structures, extra equipment and new trim grades on its 5-door models to make them even more appealing in an increasingly comp....
KIA HEADS INTO SUMMER WITH NEW Q3 DEALSKIA HEADS INTO SUMMER WITH NEW Q3 DEALS

◾Customers who take a test drive will receive £1,000 saving on a new car purchase
◾New line-up for superminis Picanto and Rio
◾4.9 per cent APR across models in the range

Kia Motors UK Ltd is set to continue a strong range of customer offers across the entire line-up, available from 188 dealers across the country.

New for the third quarter, Kia are offering customers who choose to take a test drive of selected models of the Kia range between 1 July and 30 September a massive £1,000 savin....
RECORD JUNE POWERS KIA MOTORS AMERICA TO BEST-EVER FIRST HALF SALESRECORD JUNE POWERS KIA MOTORS AMERICA TO BEST-EVER FIRST HALF SALES

• Year-to-Date Sales Up 5.6 Percent for the First Non-Premium Brand To Top J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study in 27 Years


IRVINE, Calif., July 1, 2016
– After J.D. Power recognized the brand as the highest scoring nameplate in its 2016 Initial Quality Study (IQS) out of all 33 makes in the U.S., Kia Motors America's (KMA) June sales jumped 15.6 percent over the same period last year to 62,572 vehicles, capping the greatest quarter and half-year performances in company history. T....
KIA TOPS J.D.POWER RANKINGS – FIRST VOLUME BRAND TO DO SO IN 27 YEARSKIA TOPS J.D.POWER RANKINGS – FIRST VOLUME BRAND TO DO SO IN 27 YEARS

◾Kia first of 33 brands in J.D.Power Initial Quality Study
◾First time a non-premium brand has topped survey
◾All-new Sportage and Soul both top their segments

Kia has made automotive history today with the announcement that J.D. Power has recognized the brand as the highest scoring nameplate in its 2016 Initial Quality Study (IQS) out of all 33 makes in the U.S.

Marking the first time in 27 years that a non-premium brand has topped the rankings, Kia's rise to the top was driven by segm....
KIA MOTORS RANKED NUMBER ONE IN THE AUTO INDUSTRY FOR INITIAL QUALITY BY J.D. POWERKIA MOTORS RANKED NUMBER ONE IN THE AUTO INDUSTRY FOR INITIAL QUALITY BY J.D. POWER

◾Fast-Growing Korean Automaker is First Non-Premium Brand to Top the Initial Quality Study Rankings in 27 Years
◾Kia owners report fewer issues with their vehicles within the first 90 days of ownership than all other car and truck brands in the U.S.
◾Sportage (Small SUV) and Soul (Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle) recognized as best-in-segment; three additional models ranked among the top three in their respective categories

IRVINE, Calif., June 22, 2016 – Having transformed into an ind....
KIA MOTORS VOLUNTARILY ISSUES PRECAUTIONARY RECALL ON SOUL MODELS

◾Fault on current generation Kia Soul steering gear assembly leads Kia to voluntarily issue a precautionary recall
◾All affected vehicles will be repaired at no expense to owners

Kia Motors UK Ltd is voluntarily recalling all Soul and Soul EV vehicles produced between 18 January 2014 and 30 September 2015, as a precautionary measure. This is due to a potential fault which, in extreme circumstances, could cause the steering to fail.

Through ongoing monitoring of field data, Kia Motors has ....
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