Award-winning Kia Rio sub-compact continues strong sales with 1,790
units sold, up 16.8 per cent versus April 2012
Four Kia nameplates report over 1,000 units sold in the month of April
All-new 2014 model year vehicles, including the Forte sedan, Rondo Urban
Utility Vehicle and Cadenza premium sedan arrive at Canadian
dealerships in April
MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported 7,581 new
vehicles sold in the month of April, down 5.4 per cent versus April
In the month of April, Kia Canada achieved over 1,000 sold units through
four vehicle lines: the Rio subcompact, award-winning Optima sedan,
Sorento Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) and the Forte family of compacts.
The Rio, Motoring TV's 2013 'Best Small Car', consisting of the 5-Door
hatchback and sedan, continues to surge in the sub-compact segment
achieving 1,790 sold vehicles, representing a 16.8 per cent increase
over last April. The award-winning Optima sedan also yielded excellent
sales results with 1,423 units sold in April. The Georgia-build Sorento
SUV accumulated 1,403 vehicle sales throughout the month, yielding an
impressive 22.2 per cent increase from April a year previously. The
Forte family, including the all-new 2014 sedan, the 5-Door hatchback
and Koup contributed with 1,258 vehicle sales in the month of April -
which includes 559 units of the all-new European-inspired Forte sedan.
"The month of April continues Kia Canada's aggressive launch of nine
all-new or refreshed vehicles arriving at showrooms across the country
with the initial sales of three all-new vehicles in a single month,
including the 2014 Forte sedan, Rondo Urban Utility Vehicle and Cadenza
premium sedan," said Jack Uczciwek, Director of Sales, Kia Canada Inc.
"These vehicles all follow a newfound design direction and build on
consumers' expectations of Kia vehicles delivering an innovative and
world-class design uniting with an impressive level of safety,
technology and comfort features, while maintaining fuel efficiency."
Kia Canada is currently launching the all-new Rondo Urban Utility
Vehicle, also known as Canada's Urban Utility Vehicle, to Canadian
media. The media's initial response solidifies the Rondo's prestigious
recognition as a red dot vehicle design award recipient, which was
presented to the vehicle in March. Available in five and seven
passenger versions, the all-new 2014 Rondo provides a unique
world-class European-style, premium interior cabin and an impressive
array of versatility.
May 2013 Incentives:
Kia Canada is pleased to continue the "Dare to Compare Sales Event" for
the month of May. To support this event, Kia will continue to offer
very attractive incentives programs including 0% financing on all 2013
models, "Don't Pay 60 Days" on select 2013 and 2014 Models or a
Clearout Customer Bonus of $500 off all 2013MY vehicles, or $1,000 off
a 2013MY Optima Hybrid. In addition, Customers purchasing 2013MY
Rio/Rio 5-Door will be eligible for a "3 Payments on Us" incentive.
Cash buyers can enjoy savings of up to $5,000 on select 2013MY Sorento
models. Some restrictions may apply, please see dealership for complete
Kia Canada Inc. (www.kia.ca - www.facebook.com/kiacanada) a maker of quality vehicles for the young-at-heart is a subsidiary of
Kia Motors Corporation (KMC) which was founded in 1999 and sells and
services high quality, class leading vehicles like the Soul, Forte,
Optima and Sorento through a network of 181 dealers nationwide. Kia
Canada Inc. employs 163 people in its Mississauga, Ontario headquarters
and four regional offices across Canada, with an all-new
state-of-the-art facility in Montreal. Kia's brand slogan "The Power to
Surprise" represents the company's global commitment to surprise the
world by providing exciting & inspiring experiences that go beyond
SOURCE: KIA Canada Inc.
For further information:
Public Relations Manager
Kia Canada Inc.
Public Relations and Events Coordinator
Kia Canada Inc.