Kia Canada Inc. reports 3,431 vehicles sold in January

  • Kia Sportage sales up 74.2 per cent versus 2016 recording best-ever January sales
  • Kia Forte sales are up 27.6 per cent versus 2016
  • Kia Sedona sales are up 20.9 per cent versus 2016

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported today 3,431 total vehicles sold for the month of January, a slight decrease of 4.7 per cent versus the same time period in 2016. January sales were led by Sportage  with 730 units sold, representing a 74.2 per cent increase versus the same period in 2016 and achieving its best January sales ever – followed by the Forte (574 units) and Sedona (226 units).

"The strong start in 2017 for the JD Power award-winning Sportage achieving its best January sales ever is certainly a testament that Canadians appreciate the great value, quality and design that the Kia brand offers," said Ted Lancaster, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kia Canada Inc.  "Last month at the Montreal International Auto Show we debuted our all-new 2018 Rio to Canadians with a tremendous amount of attention and success, and over the next few months we will be releasing the world record holder for fuel efficiency in the brand new Niro SUV. We expect both of these vehicles to have great success in the Canadian marketplace."

Kia Canada Inc. is also looking forward to unveiling an exciting new model, the all-new 2018 Stinger GT, at the Canadian International Auto Show slated on February 16th.  Please stay tuned for more details and information on this exciting new model.

February 2017  Incentives:

For the Month of February, Kia Canada is pleased to continue the "Made for Conquering Winter" sales event featuring our award-winning Sportage and Sorento and $1,000 All-Wheel-Drive bonus. As well, new for this month, Kia is excited to introduce a special 39-month lease offer, now available on the all-new 2017 Kia Forte Sedan featuring exceptional weekly payments.

About Kia Canada

Kia Canada Inc. (www.kia.cawww.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 188 dealers nationwide. Kia Canada Inc. employs 149 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 expectations.

SOURCE KIA Canada Inc.

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For further information: Mark James, Corporate Communications Manager, Kia Canada Inc., T: 905-755-6251, C: 416-660-3568, E: mjames@kia.ca; Maxime Surette, Product Communications Manager, Kia Canada Inc., T: 905-755-6272, C: 416-316-3313, E: msurette@kia.ca; John Adzija, National Manager, Corporate Communications & Corporate Partnerships, Kia Canada Inc., T: 905-755-6266, C: 905-301-6207, E: jadzija@kia.ca

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