National sales leader and a top 10 auto group has had record sales for each month in 2023, with its best month ever set in July 2023, retailing a total of 2,633 new and used vehicles
RENTON, WA – August 9, 2023 – Car Pros Automotive Group, one of the fastest growing automotive groups in the U.S., announced today that it had its best sales month ever, selling a total of 2,633 new and used vehicles in July 2023. The previous sales record was set in August 2022 with 2,458 vehicles sold. Additionally, for each month this calendar year, Car Pros has experienced record sales for that month.
Car Pros achieved record sales in 2022 of over $1 billion, up from $360MM in 2019, and earlier this year, announced that it was named the top Kia retail sales volume dealer group for the fourth time since 2018, according to Kia America (KUS) data, selling over 2% of the national total
“I am incredibly proud of the Car Pros team. This, as with all of our achievements, would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of our employees, and their commitment to customer service and operational excellence,” said Matthew Phillips, CEO of Car Pros Automotive Group. “We believe that much of our success grows from the culture of inclusivity and empathy that we strive for at our dealerships. Commitment to creating a safe environment and a positive workplace where all people can grow and thrive, has long been a key part of Car Pros’ successful approach to selling automobiles.”
Car Pros Kia Glendale (California) was named the #1 Kia dealership in the nation in 2021 and 2022, and is also the #1 Kia EV dealer in the nation. Car Pros was named one of the fastest growing dealership groups in 2021, as ranked by Automotive News, and also ranked in the top 150 dealerships groups for 2023.
For July 2023, individual store sales figures and performance rankings are as follows:
"Car Pros has had many sales achievements and accomplishments, and I think a big reason for this is that everyone in our organization truly does care… about their customers, about their co-workers, about their jobs, about themselves," continued Phillips. “Many congratulations to the team on this amazing milestone!”
Among other recent achievements, Car Pros won the 2022 Kia President’s Club Award for three of its Kia dealerships, and earned the Honda Masters Circle award for Car Pros Honda El Monte, awarded to the top 50 retail dealers in the nation. Phillips also received a Silver Stevie® Award for Maverick of the Year in the American Business Awards®, and was named one of Puget Sound Business Journal’s 11 Outstanding Voices, recognizing business leaders who have been advocates and voices for the LGBTQ+ community.
Last month, Car Pros announced the grand re-opening of its Car Pros Hyundai Renton, Washington. The five-million-dollar renovation of the 22,000-square-foot dealership boasts a state-of-the-art facility with significant investments in its EV charging and repair infrastructure, including two new high-speed level 3 EV chargers.
Car Pros was founded by the Phillips family in 1993 as a small used car lot with two employees, and they grew it into an automotive group with over 500 employees and seven stores in Western Washington and Southern California that represent Kia, Hyundai, and Honda. Car Pros serves customers in the communities of Renton, Tacoma, Glendale, Huntington Beach, and San Bernardino, and is committed to changing lives through its high-performance and values-led dealerships.
About Car Pros Automotive Group
Car Pros Automotive Group is a leading automotive sales and service group, with dealerships representing Kia, Hyundai, and Honda. Founded in 1993 by Ken Phillips, Car Pros currently has annual sales of $1 billion and is the top selling Kia retailer in the nation, having retailed over 150,000 new Kia models. The retailer is committed to changing lives through high-performance and values-led dealerships. Led by CEO Matthew Phillips, Car Pros is shaping the future of automotive retail: Franchise, professional, tech-savvy, values driven, and people focused. Visit https://www.carpros.com to learn more.
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