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Kia Canada Inc. sales up 6.7 per cent in December while contributing to 76,504 vehicles sold in 2017

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  • Award-winning Forte, Sorento and Sportage best annual sales in Kia Canada history
  • Best December sales month ever with 4,480 vehicles sold
  • 76,504 total sales in 2017 results in one of the best sales year in company history

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported 4,480 vehicles sold in December, representing a 6.6 per cent increase over the same period in December 2016.  Annual sales were up 6.7 per cent with 76,504 vehicles sold, representing one of the best sales years in the company's history.

The month of December marked Kia Canada's best year-to-date sales results for Forte, Sportage and Sorento carlines. Forte achieved 16,388 total sales in 2017, up 33.3 per cent year versus 2016. With a 3.4 per cent increase over the same period last year, Sorento achieved 15,990 sales in 2017. The Sportage also achieved its best annual sales on record totaling 13,284 units sold, representing a 16.4 per cent increase versus 2016.

2017 also witnessed strong sales for the Soul carline, which includes the Electric variant, with sales totaling 11,691 units.  The Sedona Multi-Purpose Vehicle also experienced strong 2017 results with 5,286 units sold, achieving a 10.3 per cent increase versus 2016.

"2017 was another great year for Kia Canada with strong sales and a number of accolades and awards, most notably being ranked number one for the second consecutive year in the auto industry for Initial Quality (IQS) by J.D. Power and our Kia Stinger as finalist for North American Car of the Year," said Ted Lancaster, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kia Canada Inc. "Our world-class designed product portfolio will continue to propel growth into 2018 with several all-new and redesigned vehicle launches extending throughout the year."

January 2018 Incentives:

Kia Canada is pleased to introduce the "Made for Conquering Winter" sales event featuring 0% financing plus $2,000 Bonus! In the month of January, Kia will feature our award winning Sportage and Sorento to conquer the winter season. Finance 2018 Sportage for 1.99% up to 84 months plus $1,000 or 2018 Sorento for 0% up to 60 months plus $2,000. See dealer for full 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 191 dealers nationwide. Kia Canada Inc. employs 154 people in its Mississauga, Ontario headquarters and three 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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