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Kia Canada Inc. reports 3,998 vehicles sold in February

  • Kia Soul Urban Hatchback sales are up 24.4 per cent versus 2016
  • Kia Sportage CUV sales are up 93.7 per cent versus 2016

MISSISSAUGA, ON , March 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported today 3,998 total vehicles sold for the month of February, a 8.7 per cent decrease versus the same time period in 2016.  February sales were led by Sorento Sport Utility Vehicle (826 units) and Sportage Compact Sport Utility (794 units), the latter resulting in a strong 93.3 per cent increase versus the same period in 2016.  Other notable performers include the Forte compact family (818 units) and Soul Urban Hatchback (667 units), which includes its all-electric variant, which was up a strong 24.4 per cent versus 2016.

"We are thrilled with Sorento and Sportage sale performances as they continue to resonate with Canadians coast-to-coast, with Sportage establishing a record February year-to-date sales result." said Ted Lancaster , Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kia Canada Inc.  "We expect this momentum to continue in March with the begining of our new "Competitive Edge" sales event, designed to offer Canadians competitive programs along with innovative and world-class designs,  impressive levels of safety, technology and fuel efficiency."

In early February, the all-new 2017 Niro crossover-hybrid was introduced to the Canadian media and is now arriving at dealerships across Canada.

March 2017 Incentives:

Kia Canada is pleased to announce 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 leasing plus up to $2,000 bonus on select 2017 Forte and Sorento models. Furthermore, up to $5,400 of savingsto be had on reaming 2016 Optima models. Some conditions apply, please see dealer for complete details.

About Kia Canada Inc.

Kia Canada Inc. (www.kia.cawww.facebook.com/kiacanada), 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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