Kia Canada Inc. reports 7,205 vehicles sold in April

  • Year to date sales are slightly down, 3.2 per cent versus 2016
  • Best April sales ever for Kia Sportage and Kia Forte

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported today 7,205 total vehicles sold for the month of April. Year to date, this represents a 3.2 per cent decrease versus the same time period in 2016.  April sales were led by the Kia Forte (up 26.2 per cent with 1,908 units sold), Kia Sorento (1,472 units sold) and Kia Sportage (up 14.3 per cent with 1,250 units sold).  

The all-new Kia Niro hybrid crossover also experienced a strong performance in its second full month of sales in the Canadian market with a total of 218 units sold.  

"The month of April marked a record month for the Sportage and Forte family, 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 throughout our lineup in May with the beginning of a new sales event called "Pick Your Payment", designed to offer competitive programs along with innovative and world-class designs, impressive levels of advanced safety, state of the art technology and fuel efficiency."

May 2017 Incentives:

Kia Canada is pleased to announce the "Pick Your Payment" sales event in May! This month Kia will feature 0% financing for 84 months or 0% lease for 39 months plus up to $2,000 bonus on select 2017 Forte and Sorento models or up to $5,000 in cash discounts. With our attractive and flexible lease and finance programs, customers are able to customize a payment solution and get into their dream Kia today! 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 190 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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