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Kia Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Kia

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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.

Repair Cost Index Score
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scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$409
Annual Repair Cost
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Overall Score (400 Reviews)
October 03, 2016
2006 Kia Spectra
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
2005 Kia Sorento
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
2000 Kia Sephia
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...