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Where is Kia Made?

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Kia vehicles have impressed drivers around the world for their reliability and affordability, and models like the Kia Forte and Kia Soul are among the most popular with Marrero drivers. But, some Harvey drivers want to dive deeper to explore the brand’s history. 

So, where is Kia made? The team at Ray Brandt Kia is here to explain just how Kia expanded to become a leading automotive manufacturer in the industry. Find out all about what country is Kia from, and experience the latest Kia models at Ray Brandt Kia with a virtual test drive!

What Country is Kia From?

So, where is Kia from? The brand started in South Korea, with its first automotive assembly plant opening in 1973 to create quality vehicles for the Korean market. But over the years, the brand grew in popularity and became an international success. While Kia is known the world over, the Kia headquarters maintains its strong ties to South Korea and it is still located in the city of Seoul.

Where is Kia Made Now?

Now you know what country is Kia from, but where is Kia made now? While Kia started in South Korea, it began to expand to the North American market in 1994. Drivers from the United States to Europe quickly became fans of the brand’s high-end performance at a budget-friendly price. To keep up with the demand, Kia has also expanded its assembly plants beyond Seoul with new plants in West Point, Georgia, and Zilina, Slovakia. 

Explore the Kia Brand with Ray Brandt Kia

You’ve taken a journey back in time to find out where is Kia from, now experience the very best of Kia’s modern-day design and technology with a test drive at Ray Brandt Kia. Our team is here to help you find just the right vehicle to suit your needs and budget, whether you prefer a sleek sedan or a spacious SUV. 

Take a look at our new Kia inventory for inspiration and stop by Harvey to get behind the wheel. We’re just a short drive from New Orleans, and we welcome all customers. What if you’d prefer to stay at home to shop? Feel free to take advantage of our online buying and home delivery service. We look forward to working with you!

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