News About Kia Problems, Recalls, and Lawsuits

A collection of stories that owners should hear about including recalls, lawsuits, investigations, and top complaints.

  1. 2019

    1. April

    2. March

    3. January

  2. 2018

    1. December

    2. October

    3. August

  3. 2017

    1. December

    2. November

    3. October

    4. August

    5. July

      • Another day, another manufacturer getting sued for using soy-based wire coating.

        Plaintiff Campbell claims her 2014 Kia Optima was damaged in December 2016 when rodents chewed the wire h...

    6. May

    7. April

    8. March

    9. February

      • Owners worried about a defectively designed crankshaft in the first-generation Sorento have a reason to celebrate.

        The plaintiffs claim Kia knew about the problems but concealed that kno...

      • There is a single 2016 Optima owner out there that needs a new airbag, and Kia is issuing a recall just for them.

        Kia is recalling one (1) model year 2016 Kia Optima to fix the end seal ...

  4. 2016

    1. July

    2. June

      • Corrode on me once, shame on you. Corrode on me twice … well, shame on you again.

        For the second time, the Kia Sedona has been recalled to fix front lower control arms that can break fro...

      • Kia’s Theta 2-liter and 2.4-liter gasoline direct injection engines, also known as GDI engines, are giving owners a ton of headaches by stalling or failing at just about any time.


      • Did you know most cars have a “fail-safe” secondary latch that is supposed to keep the hood closed in case the primary latch fails? Well, that secondary latch is failing in the 2006-2014 Sedona,...

    3. January

  5. 2015

    1. November

  6. 2014

    1. July

      • The headline is a bad play on words, but the problem prompting the recall is a bad day waiting to happen.

        Kia is recalling over 51,000 model year 2014 Kia Soul cars because the ability t...