Where is Kia Made?

Where is Kia Made?

Today’s Kia models are known for their reliability and affordability, and they also offer tons of standard features! However, many drivers near Elk River, MN don’t know where Kia cars are manufactured and assembled. So, if you’ve been wondering, “Where is Kia made?” you’re certainly not alone. Get the answers you’re looking for with the Cornerstone Auto.

What Country is Kia From?

An exploration of Kia history takes us back to Seoul, South Korea, where their headquarters are still located! They opened their first integrated automotive assembly plant nearby in 1973, and at least at first, their vehicles were bought and sold primarily within the Korean market.

Since the Sohari Plant was opened in 1973, Kia has opened two more South Korean manufacturing facilities: the Hwaseong Plant and the Gwangju Plant.

Where Else Are Kia Vehicles Made?

Kia continues to manufacture many vehicles at home in South Korea. However, they also have assembly plants in seven other countries today! So, the answer to the question, “Where is Kia made?” could lead you to any of the following locations:

  • Gwangmyeong, South Korea
  • Woojeong-myeon, South Korea
  • Gwangju, South Korea
  • Seosan, South Korea
  • Chu Lai, Vietnam
  • Žilina, Slovakia
  • Yancheng, China
  • West Point, GA, United States
  • Pesquería, Mexico
  • Amaravathi, India

Where is Kia Made? For Some Models, Right Here in the U.S.!

Yes, you read that right. Kia has produced more than 300,000 vehicles at its manufacturing facility in West Point, GA. Which Kia models are produced in the states?

Are you a fan of the Kia Sorento? This crossover is the best-selling Kia vehicle in the U.S., and it’s made right here in Georgia! Today, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia is also responsible for the creation of the Kia Optima and the Kia Telluride, a luxurious mid-size SUV that’s only recently joined the lineup.

Become a Part of Kia History at Cornerstone Auto

Are you ready to get some firsthand experience with Kia manufacturing? Check out some of our new Kia vehicles for sale near Anoka and Ramsey! No matter which model you end up with, you’ll be glad that you discovered what these exciting cars and SUVs have to offer.

Ready to move forward with your purchase? Start a conversation with our financing department today!

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