Kia Canada Inc. Reports 5,841 Sales In October

  • Kia Canada October sales down 2.9 per cent versus 2015
  • Award winning Sorento and Sportage achieved best October YTD sales in Kia Canada history

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported 5,841 vehicles sold in the month of October, slightly down 2.9 per cent compared to 2015.  Calendar year-to-date sales are up 3.7 per cent versus the same period last year with 61,922 total sales reported.

The month of October marked Kia Canada's best year-to-date sales results for Sportage and Sorento carlines. Sorento has achieved 13,514 total sales year-to-date, up 9.9 per cent year over year. With a 72 per cent increase over the same period last year, Sportage achieved 9,522 sales year-to-date. The Sportage also achieved the best October sales on record totaling 1,018 units sold, representing a 63.4 per cent increase versus 2015.  

The month of October also witnessed strong sales for the Soul carline, which includes the award winning Soul EV, with sales totaling 1,232 units.  The Forte compact line-up also experienced strong October results with 946 units sold, achieving a 8.1 per cent increase versus October sales in 2015.       

"Sorento and Sportage are both tracking for the best sales year since launch, showing how much Canadians appreciate vehicles that offer great value and high quality at a competitive price." Said Ted Lancaster, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kia Canada Inc. "We expect this momentum to continue in November with the introduction of our "Unwrap a deal sales event", which offers Canadians great bonus savings on our J.D. Power award winning lineup."

November 2016 Incentives:

Celebrate with Kia this November with the "Unwrap a Deal" sales event where customers can unwrap a minimum of $500 holiday bonus and up to $1,500 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, bring home a new Kia vehicle this holiday.

About Kia Canada

Kia Canada Inc. ( 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.

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


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