From crossover to compact, Kia offers great quality and outstanding value, with bold styling and a dynamic driving experience. That’s why they move so fast through the Used Car Lot at East Coast Financing, with the help of personalised car financing for Kia models.
Notably popular with Canadian drivers, Kias offer an appealing blend of precision engineering, advanced safety systems, and cutting-edge technology. With a Reliability Rating of 4.0 out of 5.0, Kias rank third out of 32 based on an average calculated across 345 models made by all marques.
Three popular Kia models received Excellent ratings: Rio, Forte, and Soul. Even better news for buyers on a budget, the Forte compact sedan, and Rio 5-Door subcompact hatchback ranked sixth and fourth respectively for low prices in 2022, which will soon trickle down to Canada’s second-hand auto market.
No, Kia and Hyundai Are Not the Same
Although the Hyundai Motor Group has been the parent company of Kia Motors since 1998, each marque has its own philosophy. In fact, Kia ranked third in the 2021 J.D. Power U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study – ahead of Hyundai and its luxury Genesis subsidiary!
Another honour: the Kia Stinger was voted Canadian Car of the Year for 2019 by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada.
New Name, Same Great Value
With the outgoing Sedona replaced by the fully redesigned Carnival in 2022, the plush interior and eye-catching lines of this minivan will be appearing more frequently on our Used Car Lot. This is great news for prospective buyers, as the Sedona was a finalist in the US News 2021 Best Minivan for the Money Award, with an impressive 8.1 out of 10 score.
Safety Comes First with Kia
Among the most popular Kia SUVs are the Sorento and Sportage, with the newer Telluride also in high demand for its striking design and power-packed performance. The 2018 Sportage was included among the IIHS Top Safety Picks, followed by the 2019 Sorento.
This means that safety-conscious drivers in Atlantic Canada feel confident about investing in a Kia. Estimated through this four-step auto financing calculator (and without tanking credit scores), monthly repayments on these affordable but stylish models can be tweaked to fit into even the tightest budgets. For added long-term savings and faster Kia auto loan prequalification, smart buyers put down as much as they can afford as a down payment, including great trade-in prices for their current rides.