The Kia brand sold a total of 49,220 units in September. This is the highest sales total through the first three quarters in company history. There were a few Kia vehicles that celebrated their best-ever sales in September, including the Kia Forte and the Kia Sportage CUV. Want to know more about these vehicles and their September success? Keep reading for more information!

The 2017 Kia Forte sold a total of 8,256 units during the month of September, increasing sales 53 percent when compared to September 2015. This vehicle is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque. It is combined with a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission.

The 2017 Kia Sportage sold 6,282 units this past month. This is a 57 percent increase over September 2015. This vehicle is offered in three trim levels: the LX, EX, and SX turbo. The base trim includes features such as rear privacy-tinted windows, rear climate vents, 60/40-split folding rear seatbacks, a 5-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth capabilities and a six-speaker sound system with a USB port, an auxiliary input jack, and satellite radio

“On the strength of double-digit gains for the Kia Rio, Kia Forte, Kia Sportage and Kia Sedona nameplates through the first nine months of the year, the Kia upward trajectory continues despite the industry showing signs of little growth,” said Michael Sprague, chief operating officer and EVP, KMA.

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