In 2019, Kia Motors America increased car sales in the USA by 4.4% to 615,338 vehicles. The Soul was Kia’s best-selling car.
In full-year 2019, Kia sales increased by 4.4-percent to 615,338 vehicles for the third-best yearly sales performance in the USA in company history. Notably, Kia retail sales were up 7.4-percent in a down market, while fleet sales were at their lowest volume since 2014.
Kia Sales by Model in the USA in 2019 (Full Year)
Kia Motors America reported the following sales by model in 2019:
The Soul was the most popular Kia car in the USA in 2019 by just outselling the Optima and Sorento.
The 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.
Car Sales by Brand in the USA in 2019 (Full Year)
- FCA Group (Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Fiat, Alfa Romeo)
- General Motors (GM, Buick, Cadillac, GMC, Chevrolet)
- Jaguar Land Rover
About Kia Motors America
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America has been the highest ranked mass market brand in initial quality for five consecutive years according to J.D. Power**, and is recognized as one of the 100 Best Global Brands by Interbrand. Kia serves as the “Official Automotive Partner” of the NBA and offers a complete range of vehicles sold through a network of nearly 800 dealers in the U.S., including cars and SUVs proudly assembled in West Point, Georgia.*
*The Telluride, Sorento and Optima (excluding Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.
** Kia received the lowest rate of reported problems among mass market brands in the J.D. Power 2015-19 U.S. Initial Quality Studies of new vehicle owners’ experiences with their own vehicle after 90 days of ownership. Visit jdpower.com/awards for more details.