Kia Canada Inc. Reports 7,540 Sales In June

  • Kia Canada June sales up 14 per cent versus 2015
  • Award winning Sorento and Sportage achieves best June year-to-date sales in Kia Canada history

 

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 4, 2016 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported 7,540 vehicles sold in the month of June, up 14 per cent compared to 2015.  Calendar year-to-date sales are up 1.5 per cent versus the same period last year with 36,318 total sales reported.

The month of June marked Kia Canada's best year-to-date sales for Sportage and Sorento carlines ever reported in the first 6 months of the year. Sorento achieved 8,041 total sales year-to-date, up 2.5 per cent and Sportage achieved 5,480 sales, resulting in an impressive 82.5 per cent increase over the same period last year.  The month of June also witnessed strong sales for the Forte family of vehicles with sales reaching 1,356 units, as well as the Soul carline, including its electric variant, achieving 1,355 units sold.   Total volume of Rio sub-compact family sales for the month of June is also up a strong 47.5 per cent with sales totaling 1,149 units.

"What a great June for Kia with sales up 14% and a wonderful 1st half of the year.  Sorento and Sportage have had record starts to the year, we have expanded our Soul EV network, and in June Kia became the first non-luxury brand in 27 years to reach top spot in the JD Power IQS survey. ", said Ted Lancaster, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kia Canada Inc. "We are looking forward to a strong second half and kicking it off with our "Summer of Savings" sales event."

July 2016 Incentives:

Celebrate summer with sizzling deals from Kia Canada with our "Summer of Saving" 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 all-new 2017 Sportage and Sorento. 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 190 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: 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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