Kia Canada reports best sales month on record

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 1 /CNW/ - Kia Canada today announced it surpassed its previous sales record for the month of May, selling 5,731 vehicles - an increase of 13.9 per cent versus last year and 22.1 per cent YTD. With this performance Kia recorded its best ever sales month in the company's eleven year history in Canada. May also marks the 17th month of consecutive sales growth for the company.

"It is apparent from these sales results that more customers are considering Kia than ever before," said Maria Soklis, Vice- President and COO, Kia Canada Inc. "Our recent success is strongly rooted in Kia's value proposition which is aimed at developing world class design-led products that exceed customer expectations for quality and value. Kia Canada hopes to build on this momentum with the launch of the all-new Sportage that will arrive in dealership showrooms within the next 30 days."

Kia Canada Inc. ( - is a subsidiary of Kia Motors Corporation (KMC) in Korea. Founded in Canada in 1999, Kia Canada Inc. sells and services high quality class leading vehicles like the Soul, Forte and Sorento through a network of 167 dealers nationwide. Kia Canada Inc. employs 138 people in its Mississauga, Ontario headquarters and four regional offices across Canada.

SOURCE Kia Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: Kia Canada Inc. Media Contact: Shelley Tavener, Public Relations Manager, Tel: (905) 755-6351, E-mail:

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