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 $396 and $484 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Kia Repair Estimates
Kia Rio
Ignition Coil Replacement
$126 - $168
Kia Soul
Headlamp Bulb Replacement
$41 - $58
Kia Sportage
97,500 Mile Service
$54 - $102
Kia Optima Hybrid
60,000 Mile Service
$232 - $342
Kia K900
Wheel Alignment
$88 - $111
Kia Sportage
Clutch Replacement
$960 - $1258
Kia Spectra
Brake Pad Replacement
$192 - $249
Kia Optima
Door Window Regulator Replacement
$215 - $372
Kia Sedona
135,000 Mile Service
$102 - $169
Kia Forte Koup
AC Compressor Replacement
$456 - $920

Kia Problems

Head Light Bulbs May Burn Out Prematurely

One or both head light bulbs may burn out prematurely requiring replacement. There have also been reports of other bulbs burning out often as well.

Front Door Will Not Open Due to Faulty Latch

A faulty door latch assembly may cause one or both front doors to be difficult to open. Replacing the worn latch will commonly correct this problem.

Starting difficulty due to defective anti-theft control module
Difficulty starting the vehicle may be caused by a defective vehicle immobilizer (anti-theft) control module.

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Kia Questions

How many fuel injectors are there in my Kia Sportage 2002, 4, cyl. (1 answer)

That's all I need to know is how many fuel injectors are there?

My car did not pass smog saying catalyst/evaporate system,i did have my car jump (1 answer)

I did help someone jump start there car and then a week later I was jumping my car,it no longer needs to be jumped but it hesitates to start please help I need my car to pass smog

where do the spark plugs go on a kia rio? (1 answer)

where do you put the spark o plugs on a kia rio? does it goes on the front side or on the top, or it goes on the back side?

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Kia Recalls

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Not Properly Installed

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may not inflate properly in the event of an accident due to it not being installed properly. Dealers will repair the air bag free of charge to resolve the concern.

Trailer Brake Lights Stay Illuminated

The accessory tow hitch trailer hitch module may allow the brake lights of an attached trailer to stay illuminated constantly. Dealers will replace the affected accessory trailer hitch wiring harness free of charge to resolve the concern.

Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit Short Circuits And Causes Fire Hazard

The hydraulic electronic control unit (HECU) may allow water to get inside the circuit board area and cause corrosion, a short circuit and possibly a fire. Dealers will inspect the connector pins for corrosion and if none is found, replace the connector cover. If corrosion is found, the HECU assembly and cover will be replaced free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Kia Reviews

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 it). My cd player has died but I do see that this is common in the car. Recently had trouble with the timing change belt as I never ever had it changed and it was to be changed at a little over 100,000...
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 fuel gauge started screwing up after that. Putting the car in 4x4 mode would make it extremely hard to turn on street. Our transmission failed repeatedly from a faulty ECM that was shorting a wire...
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 front of my house, thank God. had to replace the motor mounts and the water house. I am still driving my Kia the paint still looks good. I made a very good choice when I choose my Kia, it now ha...

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