Kia Canada Inc. reports 6,346 vehicles sold in March

  • 6,346 units represents a 6.1 per cent increase over March 2016
  • All-new Kia Niro sells 90 units in first full month of sales
  • Best March ever for Kia Sportage and Kia Forte

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported today 6,346 total vehicles sold for the month of March, a 6.1 per cent increase versus the same time period in 2016. March sales were led by the Kia Forte (up 55 per cent with 1,623 units sold), Kia Sorento (up 1.8 per cent with 1,332 units sold) and Kia Sportage (up 17.2 per cent with 1,180 units sold).

Also of note was strong sales of the all-new Kia Niro hybrid crossover, with 90 units sold in its first full month in the Canadian market.

"From small cars right through to compact and mid-size SUVs, Kia's lineup continues to deliver quality and value for all Canadians," said Ted Lancaster, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kia Canada Inc.  "In March, we welcomed the all-new, Guinness World Record-holding Kia Niro to dealerships, further enhancing our offering with a fun-to-drive small crossover that delivers class-leading fuel efficiency." 

April 2017  Incentives:

Kia Canada is pleased to continue the "Competitive Edge" sales event featuring 0% lease or loan plus $2,000. Consumers can take advantage of 0% financing for 84 months or 0% lease for 39 months plus up to $2,000 bonus on select 2017 Forte and Sorento models. In April, the 2017 Sorento and Sedona finance program has been enhanced to allow customers to take advantage of $1,500 stackable finance credit on all trims. Additionally, all remaining 2016 Forte5 and Koup models will receive $5,000 savings on all trims.  Some conditions apply, please see dealer for complete details.

About Kia Canada Inc.
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 189 dealers nationwide. Kia Canada Inc. employs 154 people in its Mississauga, Ontario headquarters and four regional offices across Canada, including a 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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