Kia Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Kia
The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Kia is between $368 and $450 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.
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Kiascores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
- average of all models
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Annual Repair Cost
Difficulty starting the vehicle may be caused by a defective vehicle immobilizer (anti-theft) control module.
In order to correct a problem that results in difficulty starting, engine vibration, or a rattling sound from the engine compartment, Kia released an updated crankshaft pulley bolt.
Reprogramming the transmission control module with the latest Kia transmission software may fix abnormalities in the automatic transmission and erroneous transmission-related Check Engine Light ill...
When I try to stop, usually from a speed over 25mph, the steering wheel vibrates back and forth f...
it rattles when I go over a speed bump, ride on rough road or hit a bump.
Misfire cylinder no. 5, I have tried everything I can think of, spark plugs, coil packs, plug wir...
Kia Motor Company (Kia) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Optima, 2012-2014 Sorento and 2011-2013 Sp...
Kia Motors America (Kia) has recalled one 2016 Optima vehicle. In this vehicle, the end seal for...
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Sorento vehicles manufactured ...
Head Gasket Replacement
$860 - $1101
Radiator Hose Replacement
$138 - $177
90,000 Mile Service
$246 - $357
Automatic Transmission Fluid/Filter C...
$164 - $253
Steering Gearbox Replacement
$713 - $1245
Cabin Air Filter Replacement
$48 - $68
$805 - $1060
Tie Rod End Replacement - Inner
$756 - $974
$221 - $508
$709 - $901
Overall Score (400 Reviews)
October 03, 2016
I purchased my 2007 Kia Spectra in Sept. 2007 and I have had it for 9 years with little to no trouble. It currently has 248,000 miles on it. I have replaced a 02 censor (I think thats the name of i...
May 30, 2016
19.9 mpg until Bush wanted Corn Whiskey in the gas. Then it was 18 from then on. The gold paint decided to FADE on every piece of plastic around the car all at once. Tried fuel cleaner and my fu...
April 17, 2016
I purchased my Kia Sephia in 2000, it had 11 miles on it and the only problems I had were it had not been line up when pulled from the truck, fixed for free. In 2011 my car broke down and right in...