TEMECULA, CA – Kia blames a slower-than-expected ramp-up of new models for the decline this year in Sorento cross/utility vehicle and Forte compact-car U.S. deliveries. The Korean auto maker debuted the 80% refreshed Sorento in late January, accompanied by a high-profile Super Bowl commercial. However, the CUV, one of the brand's best-sellers in the U.S. with an annual volume of more than 100,000 units, trailed year-ago sales in February and April. April's decline was the ...

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