March 25, 2017 3:54 PM ET


Company Overview of Kia Motors America, Inc.

Company Overview

Kia Motors America, Inc. markets and distributes vehicles. It offers mid-size and luxury sedans, crossovers and minivans, compact vehicles, hybrid and electric vehicles, special edition vehicles, and concept cars. The company offers vehicles through dealers in the United States. The company was incorporated in 1992 and is based in Irvine, California. Kia Motors America, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Kia Motors Corp.

111 Peters Canyon Road

Irvine, CA 92606

United States

Founded in 1992





Key Executives for Kia Motors America, Inc.

Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President, Chairman of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia and Chief Executive Officer of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia
Director of Regional Operations
Chief Designer
Senior Vice President of HR & Administration
Executive Vice President of Human Resources/Administration, Legal and Diversity Relations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Kia Motors America, Inc. Key Developments

Kia Motors America Reports Sales Results for the Month and Year to Date Ended February 2017

Kia Motors America reported sales results for the month and year to date ended February 2017. For the month, the company sold 42,673 units compared with 49,737 units for the year-ago period. During January and February 2017, the company sold 78,299 units, against 88,042 units for the same period in 2016.

Kia Motors America Reports Sales Results for the Month of January 2017

Kia Motors America reported sales results for the month of January 2017. The company reported January sales of 35,626 units, led by the Optima and Soul with 7,849 and 7,792 units sold, respectively.

Kia Motors America Announces Price of 2017 Niro

Kia Motors America has announced the price of its all-new 2017 Niro crossover hybrid for the United States market. The vehicle is to arrive at United States dealerships in early 2017 and will be available in five trim levels, FE, LX, EX, Touring and a limited-production, Launch Edition. It will offered with an MSRP starting from USD 22,890. The FE model features 16-inch wheels; 6-way front seats; power windows; keyless entry; cruise control; 7-inch touchscreen display with rear-view camera; UVO3 with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and a six-speaker audio system with steering-wheel-mounted controls. The LX trim features Smart Key with push button start, roof rails and LED rear combination lamps. The Launch Edition has unique Hyper Gray 18-inch alloy wheels with Michelin tyres, a unique metallic colour grille, 10-way driver's seat, 8-inch touchscreen navigation system, 8-speaker Harman Kardon premium audio. The Touring trim features power tilt/slide sunroof, front and rear park assist, heated and ventilated seats, heated steering wheel, 10-way power driver's seat with memory and 8-speaker Harman Kardon (R) premium audio.

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