Kia Rio sub-compact continues strong sales with 945 units reported, up
47.4 per cent versus previous year
Kia introduces first four of nine all-new or significantly enhanced
vehicles being launched in 2013
MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported 4,161
new vehicles sold in the month of February, down 10.5 per cent versus
February 2012. In the month of February, Motoring TV's 2013 'Best
Small Car', the Rio sub-compact, including the 5-Door and sedan
variations, continued as Kia Canada's volume leader for the second
consecutive month, recording a 47.4 per cent increase year-over-year.
The Sorento Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) reported a total of 924 new
vehicle sales, while the award-winning Optima mid-size sedan achieved
703 units sold.
"Kia is in the midst of an aggressive product offensive this year,
revealing the 2014 Sorento SUV and all-new 2014 Forte sedan to Canadian
media, and more recently, showcased the North American debut of the
functional and dynamic 2014 Rondo and Canadian premiere of the 2014
Cadenza premium sedan at the Canadian International Auto Show," said
Robert Staffieri, Director of Marketing, Kia Canada Inc. "These four
vehicles are the first grouping of nine all-new or significantly
enhanced vehicles that Kia will be launching throughout 2013, further
elevating Kia's design-inspired vehicle line-up to new heights."
In the month of February, Kia Canada held a media launch of the all-new
2014 Kia Forte sedan and significantly redesigned 2014 Kia Sorento SUV
which heralded positive feedback. In addition, Kia held two important
reveals at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. First, the
brand revealed the 2014 Kia Cadenza premium sedan - the most
technologically-advanced vehicle that Kia has introduced in Canada.
Secondly, the all-new European-styled 2014 Kia Rondo premiered as a
North American first, exemplifying its sleek aerodynamics and
distinctively contemporary styling that flows from the exterior to the
interior with versatility and flexibility, offering five and seven
March 2013 Incentives:
For the month of March, Kia Canada is pleased bring back the "Dare to
Compare Sales Event" for the fourth consecutive year. To support this
event, Kia will continue to offer very attractive incentives programs
including 0% financing and "Don't Pay for 90 Days" on all 2013 models.
Customers purchasing a 2013MY Sorento will be eligible for a "3
Payments on Us" incentive. A $500 maintenance credit is available on
all 2013MY Optima gasoline model purchases. Cash buyers can also enjoy
savings of up to $4,000 on select 2013MY Optima gasoline models.
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 180 dealers nationwide. Kia
Canada Inc. employs 162 people in its Mississauga, Ontario headquarters
and four regional offices across Canada, with an all-new
state-of-the-art facility to open in Montreal shortly. 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 expectations.
SOURCE: KIA Canada Inc.
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