Kia Canada Inc. Reports 6,527 Sales In July

  • Kia Canada July sales up 14.5 per cent versus 2015
  • Award winning Sorento and Sportage continue to set records by achieving best July year-to-date sales in Kia Canada history

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported 6,527 vehicles sold in the month of July, up 14.5 per cent compared to 2015.  Calendar year-to-date sales are up 3.3 per cent versus the same period last year with 42,845 total sales reported.

The month of July marked Kia Canada's best year-to-date sales for Sportage and Sorento carlines ever reported in the first 7 months of the year. Sorento achieved 9,410 total sales year-to-date, up 8.3% year over year and Sportage achieved 6,313 sales, resulting in an incredible 76.8% increase over the same period last year.  The month of July also witnessed the best sales month ever recorded for Sedona with sales of 983 units, up 404.1% year over year.  The Soul Electric variant continues to see strong year to date sales with an increase of 200% vs same period last year. 

"We are seeing our efforts take traction in the marketplace", said Ted Lancaster, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kia Canada Inc. "Our award winning vehicles for quality and style are winning over hearts and minds one at a time."

August 2016 Incentives:

Take advantage of our hottest deals during the final month of the "Summer of Savings" sales event featuring 0% financing or cash discounts up to $7,777 on select models. In addition, eligible loyal or select new customers can receive up to an additional $750 bonus on top of existing offer towards the lease or purchase of a 2016 Rio, Forte, Optima, Rondo, Sedona, Sorento, and 2017 Rio, Sportage and Sorento. New 2017 Forte sedan featured at exceptional lease and finance rates starting from 0.9% plus additional $500 credit. Some conditions apply. Please see dealer for complete details.

About Kia Canada

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 189 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.

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

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