Kia initially began as Kyungsung Precision Industry in 1944 and originally manufactured steel tubing and bicycle parts. Their success in that endeavor eventually led to them being contracted by Honda to begin producing small motorcycles in the late 1950’s. And soon Kia was building Mazda-licensed trucks and cars in the ‘60’s & ‘70’s and began manufacturing the Brisa under the Kia badge in 1973. From 1981 – 1986 Kia focused on manufacturing light duty trucks by request of the South Korean government. Kia was reintroduced into the automotive market in 1986 from a partnership with Ford, and was soon selling Kia vehicles to the United States in 1992. The Asian financial crisis caused Kia to reach an agreement with Hyundai that created an ownership exchange between the two companies, so Hyundai owns about 51% of Kia and Kia in return has ownership in over 20 Hyundai subsidiaries. The entire time Kia has retained its reputation of an affordable, safe and reliable brand, giving you complete peace of mind when purchasing a used Kia vehicle from Dan’s Auto World in Bridgeport, WV.
Kia is the #1 ranked automotive brand in initial quality for two years in a row by J.D Power, they determine initial quality by measuring the amount of issues a new vehicle has in its first 90 days of ownership. Kia understands the investment you make in a new vehicle purchase and they invest just as much into making a safe and reliable vehicle for you. And they stand behind their promise of precision quality by giving every Kia vehicle a 10 year/ 100k mile warranty since 2008. With the growing success of Kia sales in recent years, there has been an influx of funds going right back into product development, helping to ensure that the Kia brand never rests on its laurels and continues to offer cutting edge safety and technology at an affordable price. Check out all the used Kia vehicles in Bridgeport, WV at Dan’s Auto World today.
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