Kia April 2016 Sales up 6.1% with 56,508 Vehicles Sold

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  1. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    [​IMG] Sportage and Forte provide the power for yet another monthly sales increase.

    [​IMG]Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – May 3, 2016

    Kia April 2016 Sales Overview

    Fresh off the best first quarter in company history, Kia Motors America’s (KMA) upward trajectory continued with all-time high April sales of 56,508 units, up 6.1 percent over the same period last year.

    In April, Kia achieved sales of 56,508 vehicles, up 6.1 percent over the 53,282 sold in April of 2015. Year to date sales 202,829 was up 4.3 percent over the 194,382 sold through the same period of 2015.

    Kia April 2016 Sales Highlights


    Sportage CUV sales of 7,645 was up 78.9 percent over the 4,273 sold in April of 2015. Year to date sales of 25,112 was up 57.8 percent over the 15,918 sold through the same period of 2015.

    The Forte is picking up as well with 9,740 vehicles sold, up 35.6 percent over the 7,183 sold in April of 2015. Year to date sales of 33,662 is up 24.9 percent over the 26,691 sold during the same period of 2015.


    April 2016 Market Share and Industry Sales Detail


    In March Honda picked up significant market share. On a volume basis, March sales of 1.50 million vehicles was up 3.4 percent over April of 2015s 1.45 million vehicles sold result. 2016 YTD sales of 5.55 million is up 2.8 percent over the 5.4 million vehicles sold through period of the same 2015.

    U.S. April 2016 Sales vs. April 2015 Sales Ranks and Results for the top 14 Automobile Manufacturers

    GM April 2016 Sales Down 3.5% with 259,557 Vehicles Sold
    Ford April 2016 Sales Up 4.0% with 231,316 Vehicles Sold
    Toyota April 2016 Sales Up 3.8% with 211,125 Vehicles Sold
    FCA April 2016 Sales Up 5.6% with 199,631 Vehicles Sold
    Honda April 2016 Sales up 14.4% with 148,829 Vehicles Sold
    Nissan April 2016 Sales Up 12.8% with 123,861 Vehicles Sold
    Hyundai April 2016 Sales Down 8.5% with 62,213 Vehicles Sold
    Kia April 2016 Sales up 6.1% with 56,508 Vehicles Sold
    Subaru April 20165 Sales Up 6.6% with 50,380 Vehicles Sold
    Mercedes-Benz April 2016 Sales down 0.4% with 32,291 Vehicles Sold
    BMW April 2016 Sales Down 8.3% with 29,747 Vehicles Sold
    VW April 2016 Sales Down 9.7% with 27,112 Vehicles Sold
    Mazda April 2016 Sales Up 8.6% with 26,195 Vehicles Sold
    Audi April 2016 Sales Up 5.8% with 17,801 Vehicles Sold

    In April, Honda and Mercedes-Benz moved back ahead of Nissan and BMW respectively.

    The seasonally adjusted annual selling rate (SAAR) for light vehicles in April was approximately 17.6 million vehicles. Calendar-year-to-date, the light vehicle SAAR was 17.4 million vehicles.

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