• Kia becomes one of the only automotive brands to offer two distinct electric models in one lineup
  • Both the 2019 Kia Niro EV and 2020 Kia Soul EV qualify for new Federal government incentives
  • With short and long range models available, Canadians can now choose which real-world electric vehicle fits their lifestyle best

TORONTO, April 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kia Canada has become one of the industry’s only brands to offer two distinct electric models by announcing pricing today for the all-new 2019 Kia Niro EV and 2020 Kia Soul EV. The pricing comes on the same day that Federal government announced new incentives for electric vehicles was announced with both models meeting the requirements of the new regulations. For further information on the Zero-Emission Vehicles (iZEV) Program, please visit the Government of Canada’s ZEV website to view the announcement.

Both the 2019 Kia Niro EV and 2020 Kia Soul EV boast real-world design, utility and driving dynamics and are available with a brand new long-range motor that will deliver 383 kilometres of range or more, providing sufficient range for most driving needs. 

“We’re excited to be bringing not one but two real-world electric vehicles to the market and, with these new Federal incentives, there was never a better time for Canadians to take a good hard look at an EV,” said Michael Kopke, Director of Marketing, Kia Canada Inc. “With more than 383 kilometres of driving range without compromising design, features or driving fun, the 2019 Kia Niro EV and 2020 Kia Soul EV are here to make the switch to electric easy for Canadians.”

Available now, the 2019 Kia Niro EV is available in two well-equipped models:

  • 2019 Kia Niro EV EX                          $44,995
  • 2019 Kia Niro EV SX Touring             $53,995

Available this summer, the 2020 Kia Soul EV will be available in two well-equipped models:

  • 2020 Kia Soul EV Premium                $42,595
  • 2020 Kia Soul EV Limited                   $51,595

For more information on the entire Kia lineup, please visit Kia Canada’s media site at KiaMedia.ca.

About Kia Canada Inc.

Kia Canada Inc. (KCI), established in 1999 and celebrating 20 years in Canada, is a subsidiary of Kia Motors Corporation (KMC) based in Seoul, South Korea. Kia’s full line of award-winning vehicles offers world-class quality and customer satisfaction through a network of 194 dealers nationwide. The company employs 170 people in its Mississauga, Ontario headquarters, various locations across Canada and at its regional office in Montreal, Quebec. Kia’s brand slogan "The Power to Surprise" represents the company's global commitment to surpassing customer expectations through continuous automotive innovation. From compact to crossover to industry leading EV’s, every Kia delivers an extraordinary combination of precision engineering, outstanding performance, innovative features, and advanced safety systems. Having sold close to one million vehicles, popular Canadian models include Soul, Sportage, Sorento, Forte - winner of 2019 AJAC Best Small Car and Stinger – winner 2019 AJAC Car of the Year. To learn more about the Kia advantage, visit kia.ca or Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

Website : Kia.ca

Mark James
Corporate Communications Manager
Kia Canada Inc.
T: 905-755-6251; E: mjames@kia.ca

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