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February 2013 - Kia Canada sales
MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Kia Canada Inc. reported 4,161 new vehicles sold in the month of February, down 10.5 per cent versus February 2012. In the month of February, Motoring TV's 2013 'Best Small Car', the Rio sub-compact, including the 5-Door and sedan variations, continued as Kia Canada's volume leader for the second consecutive month, recording a 47.4 per cent increase year-over-year. The Sorento Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) reported a total of 924 new vehicle sales, while the award-winning Optima mid-size sedan achieved 703 units sold.
"Kia is in the midst of an aggressive product offensive this year, revealing the 2014 Sorento SUV and all-new 2014 Forte sedan to Canadian media, and more recently, showcased the North American debut of the functional and dynamic 2014 Rondo and Canadian premiere of the 2014 Cadenza premium sedan at the Canadian International Auto Show," said Robert Staffieri, Director of Marketing, Kia Canada Inc. "These four vehicles are the first grouping of nine all-new or significantly enhanced vehicles that Kia will be launching throughout 2013, further elevating Kia's design-inspired vehicle line-up to new heights."
In the month of February, Kia Canada held a media launch of the all-new 2014 Kia Forte sedan and significantly redesigned 2014 Kia Sorento SUV which heralded positive feedback. In addition, Kia held two important reveals at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. First, the brand revealed the 2014 Kia Cadenza premium sedan - the most technologically-advanced vehicle that Kia has introduced in Canada. Secondly, the all-new European-styled 2014 Kia Rondo premiered as a North American first, exemplifying its sleek aerodynamics and distinctively contemporary styling that flows from the exterior to the interior with versatility and flexibility, offering five and seven passenger availability.