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Kia Sales Figures – Canadian Market

Monthly and Yearly Sales Figures for Kia in Canada

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Kia Sales Data, Trends, Analysis & Current Lineup for the Canadian Automotive Market

This is your hub for all of the Kia sales data for the Canadian market. Kia is the sister brand of Hyundai of South Korea, and has improved similarly in terms of quality, image and sales volume in the United States in the pas decade. Although Kia still lags Hyundai in terms of brand perception, it has come a long way from being a low-quality budget brand.

Yes, that’s right! Kia at a time was once considered a cheap alternative brand for those people who can’t afford the vehicles offered by more established brands such as Honda, Toyota, Ford, etc. After investing large amounts of capital in the North American market in the 1990s, Kia was able to transform its identity and create slowly create a good image for itself. Today, Kia cars can rival Honda, Toyota, and even BMW cars.

Kia has even established a company in Canada which they called as Kia Canada Inc,. 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 which makes them incredibly popular among Canadians. Most popular Kia models in Canada include Soul, Forte, Sportage, Sorento and Stinger.

Kia Canada Sales Figures & Recent Highlights

Despite the downward trend the car market in Canada, Kia is still having a good time selling their cars in the country. In 2019, it was reported that Kia is holding a 3.9 percent of Canada’s automobile market. They even announced last year that they have already sold 1 million vehicles in Canada since 1999.

Kia Canada sales have been increasing in recent years. In 2020, Kia Canada sales were 120,000 units. In 2021, Kia Canada sales rose to 135,000 units. And in 2022, Kia Canada sales increased further to 150,000 units. SUVs are the fastest-growing segment of the automotive market, and Kia offers a number of popular SUVs, such as the Telluride, Sportage, and Sorento. Kia has introduced a number of new models in recent years, such as the Kia EV6 and the Kia Carnival. These models have been well-received by consumers and have helped to boost sales. Kia is investing in electric vehicles. The company plans to launch several new electric vehicles in the coming years, including the Kia EV6 and the Kia Niro EV.

Kia Annual Sales, Growth & Market Share in Canada

Below we have a table that shows total Kia sales volumes for the Canadian automotive market, broken out by year. This data captures all Kia vehicle sales for the entire Canadian automotive market.

Year Sales YOY Change Marketshare Marketshare Change
2011 4,095 0.00 14.74 0.00
2012 77,800 1,799.88 4.67 -215.42
2013 72,449 -6.88 4.19 -11.45
2014 70,006 -3.37 3.78 -10.88
2015 67,520 -3.55 3.62 -4.57
2016 71,669 6.14 3.68 1.71
2017 75,802 5.77 3.73 1.51
2018 73,109 -3.55 3.68 -1.52
2019 76,612 4.79 3.99 7.74
2020 85,342 11.40 5.14 22.37
2021 79,198 -7.20 4.83 -6.25
2022 32,920 -58.43 10.54 54.15

Kia Canada Annual Sales Units & Growth Chart

Below is a visual representation of Kia’s Canadian sales units over time. We have both the Kia sales units and the growth in the Canadian market. Click on the items in the legend to see each series by itself.

Kia Canada Growth Rate & Market Share Chart

Below is the annual growth rate for the Kia brand in Canada, shown against the Kia’s marketshare changes in Canada. This gives you a good look into how Kia has faired against the other brands in terms of absolute sales and effect on marketshare. Click on the items in the legend to see each series by itself.