All-new Soul Urban Hatchback leads vehicle line increases, up 39.1 per
Four vehicle lines exceed 1,000 sales in the month
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. recorded 6,305
total vehicles sold in the month of July. Total sales through the seven
months of the year have amounted to 43, 249, down slightly at 2 per
cent versus the same time period in 2013.
In the month of July, the award-winning Soul urban hatchback led vehicle
line increases with 1,135 vehicles sold, up 39.1 per cent versus July
2013. Additionally, three other vehicle lines exceeded 1,000 vehicle
sales for the month including the Rio sub-compact sedan and hatchback,
Forte sedan, 5-door and Koup variants and the award winning Sorento SUV
built in West Point Georgia.+
"The all-new re-designed Soul has taken the market by storm with its
best month in 2014, up 39.1 per cent versus 2013 and surpassing 5,000
sales year-to-date." said Jack Uczciwek, Director of Sales and
Incentives for Kia Canada Inc. "It has developed a strong following
amongst Canadians across the country who seek a quality, functional and
fun vehicle to drive."
The 'Hamster' TV and digital campaign that commenced earlier in 2014 has
aided in driving Kia awareness and fan following for this iconic Kia
Earlier in July, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)
awarded Kia Motors with a pair of prestigious design awards. Kia
received International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) in the
transportation category for both the GT4 Stinger concept vehicle and
2014 Soul, earning Silver and Bronze honors, respectively. Kia
received a Bronze IDEA in 2012 for the Kia Rio sub-compact vehicle
August 2014 Incentives:
Kia Canada is excited to announce 0% financing up to 84 months on select
2015 Models as well as cash savings of up to $7,000 on select 2014
models. This August, 0% financing up to 84 months plus $4,000 cash
savings continues on the 2014 Optima Hybrid on select trim. Some
conditions apply, please see dealer for complete details.
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 185 dealers nationwide. Kia
Canada Inc. employs 158 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:
National Corporate Communications:
Corporate Partnerships Manager
Kia Canada Inc.
Product Communications Manager
Kia Canada Inc.