Kia Canada Inc. Reports 6,548 Sales In September

  • Kia Canada September sales up 10.2 per cent versus 2015
  • Award winning Sorento and Sportage achieved best September YTD sales in Kia Canada history

 

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported 6,548 vehicles sold in the month of September, up 10.2 per cent compared to 2015.  Calendar year-to-date sales are up 4.4 per cent versus the same period last year with 53,081 total sales reported.

The month of September marked Kia Canada's best year-to-date sales results for Sportage and Sorento carlines. Sorento has achieved 12,209 total sales year-to-date, up 10.9 per cent year over year. With a 73.1 per cent increase over the same period last year, Sportage achieved 8,504 sales year-to-date. The Sportage also achieved the best September sales on record totaling 1,221 units sold, representing a 72.7 per cent increase versus 2015.  

The month of September also witnessed strong sales for the Soul carline, which includes the award winning Soul EV, with sales totaling 1,267 units.  The Forte compact line-up also experienced strong September results with 1,142 units sold, achieving a 43.6 per cent increase versus September sales in 2015.       

"Our sales volume increase in the month of September was the result of great customer service and hard work from our Kia dealer network across Canada," said Ted Lancaster, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kia Canada Inc. "We expect this momentum to continue in October with the continuation of our Top Quality Celebration Event campaign, which offers Canadians great bonus savings on our J.D. Power award winning lineup."

October 2016 Incentives:

This October, Take advantage of the final month of the "Top Quality Celebration Event" featuring an additional $750 Top Quality Bonus or No-Charge Winter Tires on all 2016 and 2017 models. Come see Kia's award winning line-up and take advantage of additional savings on top of our already great lease and finance offers. Huge discounts on 2016 models and exceptional lease and finance offers on 2017 models, this is the best time to experience and bring home a new Kia vehicle.

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: 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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