Which Kia models are being recalled in 2019?

4 recalls for 4 Kia models in 2019


In 2019, Kia announced 4 recalls involving 4 models through the EU Rapex system. The Niro, Optima, Picanto and Stinger had one recall each.


We’ve sorted all 2019 recalls according to the model into a table below.

The main relay within the power relay assembly may have inadequate connections between its contacts with the Niro models manufactured between 2016 – 2018. The Model year 2019 – 2020 Kia Optima may have a software error in the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist system that may not correctly detect another vehicle standing in front of a moving vehicle.



There is a rough edge on the Stinger (2017 – 2018) left fender panel that could damage the wiring harness insulation. Kia Picanto manufactured in June 2012 is recalled for premature wear of the fuel hoses.


Kia recalls in 2019 by model

Kia Niro

Month Issue Production Source
V. The main relay within the power relay assembly may have inadequate connections. 2016 – 2018 link
All Niro´s Recalls

Kia Optima

Month Issue Production Source
IX. A software error in the Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist system. MY 2019 – 2020 link
All Optima´s Recalls

Kia Picanto

Month Issue Production Source
VIII. The fuel filler and fuel levelling hoses may wear over time. 6/2012 link
All Picanto´s Recalls

Kia Stinger

Month Issue Production Source
III. There is a rough edge in the left fender body panel. 7/2017 – 4/2018 link
All Stinger´s Recalls

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