PT. KIA Mobil Indonesia was established on December 16, 1999, as a distributor of completely built up KIA vehicles, and then officially appointed as selected distributor by Kia Motors Corp, Korea (KIA principal) on April 17, 2000. PT KIA Mobil Indonesia marketed Carnival & Sportage at start, and soon after that followed by more selections of line ups like Shuma, Carens, Visto, and the recently added Picanto & Travello.
In order to improve the quality and services for the valued customer PT KIA Mobil Indonesia broaden their wingspan by founding PT Kia Indonesia Motor on September 6, 2001 whom begin assembling complete knock down KIA units like Carens II and Pregio, and further continued with Big Up and Travello.
Up to this moment Kia Mobil Indonesia already has 12 branch offices, 73 dealers, 55 authorized service centres parts. Empowered with more than 700 employee PT KIA Mobil Indonesia will always keep its spirited existence in the automotive world.
Important events experienced by the company are as follows
1999 PT.KIA Mobil Indonesia was founded
2000 Launching of Carnival, Sportage, Carens, Shuma
2000 Launching of Visto Zip Drive
2001 PT. KIA Mobil Indonesia officially selected as appointed distributor by KIA Motor Corp, Korea
2001 Launching of Rio, Visto, Pregio
2003 Launching of Carens II, Picanto
2004 Launching of New Pregio
2005 Launching of Sportage II, Big Up, Pride
2006 Launching of Picanto Sporty, Travello
2010 Launching of New Picanto Cosmo, New Pride
2011 Launching of All New Sportage, All New Picanto, All New Rio
2012 Launching of All New Sportage Platinum
2013 Launching of All New Sorento, All New Carens
2014 Launching of New Sportage, Kia Morning 1.0