Front angle view of green 2023 Kia Telluride, highlighting reasons why Kia cars are so cheap

3 Reasons Why Kia Cars Are So Cheap

In recent years, Kia has significantly increased in popularity. There are a number of reasons for this success, including attractive styling, high-quality designs, and many safety features. Also another reason for the success of Kia car models is that they are so cheap compared to many of their competitors. Why is this? There are three primary reasons. 

Why are Kia cars so cheap?

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Kia wasn’t always a successful company. For much of the 1990s, the South Korean automaker struggled to stay afloat. However, this changed in 1998 when Hyundai bought Kia. After that, the quality of Kia vehicles and the automaker’s finances started to improve. While both brands operate independently, Hyundai is the parent company, with a 33% ownership stake in Kia.