Kia recalls 11,000 Optima 2019 Kia Optima sedans for autobrake problem

Kia is recalling 11,423 of its 2019 Kia Optima sedans. The vehicles were manufactured between May 21, 2018 and May 29, 2019, but the recall does not specify a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) sequence for the defect. The affected vehicles are equipped with the 1.6-liter turbo I4 or the 2.0-liter turbo I4. The issue comes from Kia’s forward collision warning … Read More

Kia Investigating 402 fire complaints with and without collisions

Federal safety investigators continue to investigate complaints about spontaneous fires in Kia and Hyundai engines on vehicles not involved in collisions. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed that it is currently investigating 618,000 Kia vehicles for engine failure issues, many of which were reported to NHTSA as having resulted in non-collision fires. So far the NHTSA confirmed that … Read More

Kia Recall 618,160 Optima, Sorento and Sportage Vehicles

Kia Motor Company is recalling 618,160 vehicles due to premature bearing wear in the engine that if left unchecked could result in a collision because the engine may seize up and stall. The recall affects three models ranging going back as far as 2011: 2011 to 2014 Kia Optima 2012 to 2014 Kia Sorento 2011 to 2013 Kia Sportage Kia Motor Company stated … Read More

Hyundai, Kia Problems, Complaints and Lemon Law Claims

South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor, and its sister company Kia Motors Corp., are together the world’s fifth-largest vehicle manufacturer with global sales projected at 8.2 million vehicles in 2017 Sales in the United States account for roughly 760,000 vehicles. One of the reasons buyers choose Hyundai or Kia brands is because of the manufacturer’s impressive 10 year/100,000 mile warranty. This … Read More

2016 Kia Sorento Problems and Complaints

The 2016 Kia Sorento SUV may be “bred for adventure,” but owners say they didn’t count on problems such as runaway cruise control, brakes and steering wheel issues. Indeed, despite the mid-sized SUV’s overall good looks and functionality, the 2016 Kia Sorento has had some missteps since its introduction that are frustrating to new car owners. 2016 Kia Sorento Complaints … Read More

2014 Kia Forte Recalled for Fire Risk California Lemon Lawyer Reports

CALIFORNIA (January 25, 2015) — Nearly 87,000 of the 2014 Kia Forte cars are being recalled by its manufacturer Kia Motors America due to a fire risk in the vehicles, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The specific vehicles subject to recall were made between December 5, 2012 and April 17, 2014. The defect discovered is a cooling … Read More

2014 Kia Soul Hatchback Recall Report by Lemon Law Attorney

Roughly 52,000 2014 Kia Soul hatchbacks were recalled this week by Kia Motors due to potential steering wheel system failure that could increase the risk of a car crash, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The vehicles, manufactured July 21, 2013, through January 17, 2014, have a faulty pinion gear that could potentially loosen and separate from the … Read More