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Kia Canada Inc. reports 3,827 vehicles sold in February

  • February sales led by award winning Sorento Sport Utility Vehicle

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, March 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kia Canada Inc. reported today 3,827 total vehicles sold for the month of February, a 4.3 per cent decrease versus the same time period in 2017.  February sales were led by Sorento Sport Utility Vehicle (924 units), resulting in a strong 11.9 per cent increase versus the same period in 2017.  Other notable performers include Forte Compact family (790 units), Sportage Compact Utility Vehicle (594 units) and Soul Urban Utility Vehicle (544 units). 

"We are very pleased with Sorento and Forte's February sale performance as they continue to resonate with Canadians coast-to-coast," said Ted Lancaster, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO), Kia Canada Inc.  "We expect this momentum to continue in March with the beginning of our new 'Check Us Out Now' sales event, designed to offer Canadians competitive programs along with innovative and world-class designs, impressive levels of safety, technology and fuel efficiency."

In February, at the Canadian International Autoshow in Toronto, the all-new 2019 Kia Niro PHEV compact SUV was introduced to the Canadian media and will be arriving at dealerships across Canada later this summer.

March 2018 Incentives:
Kia Canada is pleased to announce the "Check Us Out Now" sales event featuring 0% lease or loan, $0 down payment, and $0 security deposit on select models. For the month of March, finance 2018 Forte 4dr or Sorento for  0% up to 60 months plus $2,000 on select trims. For cash purchase customers take advantage of up to $4,000 on 2018 Optima and select Sorento models. See dealer for full 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 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.

For more information about Kia Canada and our products, please visit our Media Centre at or contact:

Mark James                                                                                  
Corporate Communications Manager                 
Kia Canada Inc.                                                            
T: 905-755-6251; E:
Maxime Surette                                                       
Product Communications Manager                    
Kia Canada Inc.                                                                                      
T: 905-755-6272; E :

John Adzija                                                                                 
National Manager, Corporate Communications & Corporate Partnerships                          
Kia Canada Inc.      
T: 905-755-6266; E:

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