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Where Is Kia Made?

As you shop for a new Kia model for Raleigh commutes, you may be curious to know, where is Kia made? Known for unique vehicle designs, long-lasting reliability, and affordable price ranges, the Kia models you know and love are built at assembly plants in Korea, the United States, and Slovakia. Learn more about the interesting history of Kia before you get behind the wheel with Hendrick Kia of Cary, below!

What Country Is Kia From?

Many Durham shoppers are surprised by the answer to the question of “Where is Kia from?” As a well-known automotive brand, Kia has origins in South Korea and is currently headquartered in Seoul. In 1973, Kia’s very first integrated automotive assembly plant was opened and the brand began creating automobiles largely for the Korean market at the time.

Where Are Kia Vehicles Made Now?

Kia was first introduced to the North American market in 1994. Ever since, they’ve been continuing to spread through North American markets and beginning to enter European markets as well. Currently, Kia has assembly plants at its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea as well as Zilina, Slovakia. In the United States, there is a Kia assembly plant in West Point, Georgia.

Find Your Favorite Kia Car or SUV at Hendrick Kia of Cary Today!

After learning more about where Kia models are made, we’re sure you’re eager to get behind the wheel! Whether you’re interested in the fuel-efficient Kia Optima sedan, the family-friendly Kia Sorento SUV, or the trail-ready Kia Telluride, you’ll find what you’re looking for at our Apex-area showroom. Contact us to schedule an appointment today, and don’t forget to browse our new vehicle specials beforehand! Interested in learning more about Kia facts and features before heading out? Take a look at our manufacturer information hub, where you’ll find details on Kia UVO and much more!

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