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Kia – Common Problems

The most common Kia problems

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Problems solved during Kia’s recalls do not usually determine the reliability of the vehicle itself. Even the common-recalled model can be a good choice and vice versa.

However, it is good to be informed for what problems the manufacturer has recalled most often. At least to know whether the defect was fixed by the previous owner, when buying a second-hand car. You should check your vehicle VIN with your nearest Kia dealer using our special page.


The most common Kia’s problems by model



Useful links

If you wish to know more about possible problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle’s history


Common Problems > Kia Recalls

Kia-Sorento-2021-ecall
15. 02. 2021

The eCall system (transmitting the vehicle identification number to the emergency call center) could malfunction and not transmit the VIN number … .

Kia-Stinger-2018-HECU-hydraulic-electronic
22. 01. 2021

The electrical circuit within the HECU (hydraulic electronic control unit) may experience a short circuit condition. The resulting excessive current can … .

Kia-Sorento-2021-fuel-line-fire
26. 12. 2020

The assembly of the low-pressure fuel line hose connection is inadequate and may cause fuel leakage and fire. The Kia Sorento … .

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