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Kia's history

  • 70 years of progress and innovation

    HISTORY

    70 years of progress and innovation

History of Kia

  • 1998

    12

    Hyundai and Kia merged.

    1

    The Sedona is launched.

  • 1996

    7

    The Elan, Korea's first authentic sport car, is launched.

  • 1993

    11

    The Sportage completes the 1993 Paris-Dakar Rally.

    7

    The Sportage is launched.

  • 1992

    9

    The Sephia, Kia's first independently developed passenger car, starts production.