Vehicle Leasing

Leasing Explained
Discover the option that's best for you

Leasing offers unique benefits and lifestyle advantages when compared to financing a new vehicle.

When you lease a vehicle, you only pay for a portion of the vehicle's depreciation instead of its full Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). This makes monthly leasing payments substantially lower than finance payments on the same model over an equivalent term.

Kia Motors Finance offers lease terms of 24 to 60 months. Lease contracts can vary in length.

With shorter terms, leasing lets you upgrade to a new vehicle more often. At the end of your lease term, you will have several options. If you are ready for a new Kia, simply return your vehicle to your dealership and lease a new one. If you want to continue enjoying your current vehicle, you can contact us to obtain a buyout quote.

TIP: Depending on your driving habits, there are options to purchase additional kilometres at the beginning of the lease contract at a substantially lower cost. If you use your leased vehicle for business purposes, you may be eligible for certain tax benefits. Consult your financial advisor for more information.

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Drive with confidence

When you lease a Kia, you're able to drive a new vehicle and enjoy the benefits of ownership without a permanent commitment.

As our standard, Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP)* is included in every Kia lease and protects you if the vehicle is stolen or deemed a total loss, paying the difference between the amount owing on the lease and the insurer's payout.

Excess Wear & Use Protection Plan

Leasing a Kia should be a stress-free vehicle ownership experience. Our Excess Wear & Use Protection Plan provides you with peace of mind by covering the financial responsibility to cover some of the common vehicle wear and tear costs at lease-end.

The Excess Wear & Use Protection Plan provides you with up to $3,500 for repairs and replacements to the following parts:

  • Tires
  • Windshield and glass
  • Paint chips and cracks
  • Exterior dents, dings, and scratches
  • Headlamps, tail lamps, and bulbs
  • Mirrors
  • Bumpers, step bumpers, surrounding trim
  • Wheels and wheel covers
  • Factory audio equipment
  • Carpets
  • Mufflers and tail pipes
  • Rubber door seals
  • Door handles
  • Moldings, trim, metal, chrome
  • Name plate badges and hood ornaments
  • Upholstery and interior rip, tears, and burns
Key Customer Benefits

Backed by Kia Motors Finance, this plan has no $0 deductible, no claim forms to submit, plan is transferable with your lease, and no upfront costs with the option to be paid through your monthly lease payments. Speak with your local dealership for more details.

Lease-End Options

As your lease approaches maturity, we will provide you with all the tools to get ready for the next new vehicle!

Our goal is to ensure you receive all the necessary information on time and support from your dealership and our team to make your lease-end experience a great one. We value your loyalty to stay in the Kia family!

Visit your local Kia dealership for more information about loyalty offers and exciting new models. Our Lease-end Servicing team is also happy to discuss your lease-end options and can be reached at 1-866-250-3151. Our service hours are: Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. EST and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST. Times may vary during holidays.

What are my options?

If you plan to lease or purchase a new Kia, it's as simple as:

Find the next perfect Kia vehicle for you at www.kia.ca.

Contact your Kia dealership for a test drive and learn about loyalty offers.

Book your vehicle inspection appointment (within 60 days of lease maturity).

Make any necessary repairs to avoid excess wear and tear charges, and arrange to turn in your current vehicle.

Pick up your brand new Kia vehicle

Don't worry, we will communicate with you throughout your lease-end process to ensure a smooth and stress-free transition into your next Kia vehicle!

If you plan to keep your current Kia

Simply contact the dealership who originated your lease, or call our Lease-end Servicing Team and let them know you'd like a buyout quote. The purchase must be made at a Kia dealership.

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Vehicle Inspection

If you have decided to buyout your leased vehicle, then no inspection is required. Otherwise, every returning lease vehicle must be inspected shortly before or promptly after vehicle turn-in.

Vehicle inspections are conducted by AutoVIN, our third party vendor, and a final Vehicle Inspection Report will be made available online.

When your lease contract is approaching four months to maturity, an End of Term kit will be mailed to your home. It contains important information about your lease-end options and includes a self-evaluation tool card with references to help you make assessments of any excess wear and tear to your vehicle in advance of the inspection.

To assist with your vehicle inspection scheduling, you will receive a lease-end reminder inspection letter from us 60 days from maturity. As well, AutoVIN will be in contact to schedule an inspection appointment at a convenient location, such as your residence, workplace, or your local dealership. Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, or 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Early Termination Inspection

If you plan to return your leased vehicle more than 90 days to lease maturity, it is considered an early return. If you have an early return, please call 1-866-250-3151. You can also schedule an early inspection by calling AutoVIN at 1-800-268-6639. Please visit your local dealership for more information as fees may apply for early termination of your lease contract.

Performance Kia is located in Thunder Bay, Ontario and serves the entire Northwestern Ontario region including Fort Frances, Dryden, Sioux Lookout, Nipigon, Manitouwadge, Longlac, Geraldton, Terrace Bay, Marathon and more!

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