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Kia, formerly known as Kyungsung Precision Industry and Kia Motors Corporation, is a prominent South Korean multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Seoul. As of 2019, it stands as South Korea's second-largest automaker, surpassing sales of over 2.8 million vehicles. Kia is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company, with Hyundai holding a 33.88% stake valued at just over US$6 billion. Moreover, Kia holds minority ownership in more than twenty Hyundai subsidiaries, with stakes ranging from 4.9% to 45.37%, totaling over US$8.3 billion. The name ""Kia"" is derived from the Sino-Korean characters 起 (ki, 'to arise') and 亞 (a, representing 亞細亞, meaning 'Asia'). Translated, it signifies ""Rising from (East) Asia."" Founded on June 9, 1944, as Kyungsung Precision Industry, Kia initially specialized in manufacturing steel tubing and bicycle parts. The company achieved a milestone in 1951 by producing Korea's first domestic bicycle, the Samchuly. Over the years, Kia underwent name changes, becoming Kia Industries in 1952. It ventured into Honda-licensed small motorcycles in 1957 and Mazda-licensed trucks and cars in 1962 and 1974, respectively. The pivotal moment came in 1973 with the establishment of the Sohari Plant, Kia's first integrated automotive assembly plant. However, due to industry consolidation enforced by the military dictator Chun Doo-hwan in 1981, Kia shifted focus from passenger cars to light trucks. Despite challenges, Kia's resilience allowed it to adapt, and it resumed limited car production in 1982 and 1983. Today, Kia stands as a testament to adaptability and innovation in the automotive industry, with a rich history that reflects its evolution from bicycle parts manufacturer to a major player in the global automotive market.

Type of Kia CarsCar Models

Kia MPV carsKia Carens,Kia Carnival
Kia Hatchback carsKia Picanto,Kia Rio
Kia Sedan carsKia Cerato,Kia EV6,Kia Forte,Kia K5,Kia Optima,Kia Stinger
Kia SUV carsKia Seltos,Kia Sportage,Kia Sorento,Kia Niro

Kia carsPrice

Kia Carens PriceTBC
Kia Carnival PriceRM 213,888-259,888
Kia Picanto PriceRM 49,888-59,888
Kia Rio PriceTBC
Kia Cerato PriceRM 99,214
Kia EV6 PriceRM 318,888
Kia Forte PriceTBC
Kia K5 PriceTBC
Kia Optima PriceTBC
Kia Stinger PriceTBC
Kia Seltos PriceRM 115,888-133,888
Kia Sportage PriceRM 123,480-139,888
Kia Sorento PriceRM 211,498-255,228
Kia Niro PriceRM 256,000
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