Kia Reliability

The ADAC breakdown statistics determine which Kia models are the most reliable and which have broken down most – a good help when buying a used Kia.

In the statistics for 2020, all the 3,756,226 breakdowns for which the German Yellow Angels had to move out in 2019 were recorded and evaluated. There is enough data available that gives an objective picture of the reliability of the Kia models.

We have sorted the available data by the make and model. Choose the Kia model you are interested in.

Kia Reliability by Model

Source: ADAC

owner  Kia owners’ reviews

If you wish to know more about eventual 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

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Recent Kia Recalls

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01. 06. 2021

A short circuit can occur in the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)/Electronic Stability Program (ESP) module. This could lead to an excessive … .

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26. 03. 2021

Defective software may impair the functioning of the brake booster. The Kia Soul models affected by this recall were manufactured between … .

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15. 02. 2021

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

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