Kia Canada Inc. Reports 6,688 Sales In August

  • Kia Canada August sales up 6.8 per cent versus 2015
  • Award winning Sorento and Sportage achieved best August YTD sales in Kia Canada history


MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported 6,688 vehicles sold in the month of August, up 6.8 per cent compared to 2015.  Calendar year-to-date sales are up 3.7 per cent versus the same period last year with 49,533 total sales reported.

The month of August marked Kia Canada's best year-to-date sales results for Sportage and Sorento carlines. Sorento has achieved 10,739 total sales year-to-date, up 8.9 per cent year over year. With an incredible 73.2 per cent increase over the same period last year, Sportage achieved 7,283 sales year-to-date. The Sportage also achieved the best August sales on record totaling 970 units sold, representing a 53 per cent increase versus 2015.  The month of August also witnessed strong sales for the Soul carline, which includes the award winning Soul EV, with sales totaling 1,414 units, up 9 per cent year over year. 

"Canadians continued to be enticed in August with Kia Canada's award winning line-up offering great design and value." said Ted Lancaster, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kia Canada Inc. "We expect this momentum to continue as September marks the beginning of a new campaign called Top Quality Celebration Event, which will offer Canadians great bonus savings on our entire lineup."

September 2016 Incentives:

This September, Kia Canada is pleased to introduce the "Top Quality Celebration Event" featuring an additional $750 Top Quality Bonus 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. ( 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:; Maxime Surette, Product Communications Manager, Kia Canada Inc., T: 905-755-6272, C: 416-316-3313, E:


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