Your free seven-year connected services
UVO Connect opens your Kia to the world of connected services. Once activated, it enables a number of essential digital features in your car. You can also install the UVO app on your smartphone and pair it with your Kia to control certain functions remotely and consult a wealth of information about your car.
UVO Connect unlocks significant functionalities, both in you car and through the UVO mobile application.
MOBILE APPLICATION SERVICES
Climate control (electric vehicles only)
With our fully electric models, you can remotely control and schedule climate control, so it’s just right when you depart.
Battery control (electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles only)
Not only can you check your battery’s charge level but you can also schedule, activate or stop a charging session from your phone to make the most of your electricity tariff’s off-peak rates.
Send to car
Plan your journey in the UVO mobile app and seamlessly send it to your Kia’s navigation system so you are ready to go once behind the wheel.
Find my car
You can check the location of your car from your smartphone so you never lose track of it.
Notifications and remote door control
You get warned if your vehicle’s anti-theft alarm is triggered or if you left your doors unlocked. What’s more, you can lock and unlock doors from your phone, wherever you are.
The UVO mobile app gives you an overview of your Kia’s status including fuel/battery level, doors, windows, bonnet or tailgate. It lets you know if any vehicle functions aren't working properly.
Consult a summary of your trips, including time, distance travelled and speed information.
Live traffic information
Thanks to UVO Connect, your navigation system uses live traffic information to recommend the best route and dynamically predict the most accurate arrival time.
With UVO Connect, you are alerted to speed and traffic light cameras, and to areas where accidents are particularly common.
Are you looking for a place to eat, a local business or somewhere special to visit? All this information and more is easily accessible via your Kia’s live, connected directory.
With up to three days’ weather forecast available, you can check conditions at your destination, all from your vehicle’s screen.
UVO Connect helps you find available parking locations. It shows on- and off-street parking locations, including prices and likely availability.
The online directory displays the location of charging stations as well as other details such as payment methods and connector types.
Use voice commands to find nearby points of interest, weather conditions or send a text message.
The system shows you the nearest petrol stations and prices to plan a refuelling stop..
HOW IT WORKS
In this section, we let you know how to activate and make the most out of your free seven-year UVO Connect service.
7-YEAR WARRANTY INCLUDING UVO CONNECT(1)(2)(3)
And you can also pass it on: reselling your Kia within the warranty terms and the new owner will also benefit from the remaining time or mileage. It’s just one of the great benefits of the Kia Promise- giving you greater value for longer. With Kia you get 7 years of driving pleasure, 7 years of fun, 7 years of adventure, excitement and exhilaration. Not to mention 7 years of lower running costs and 7 years peace of mind… For full details, terms & conditions please follow the below link.
All technical data and technical specification are expected targets, pending further development and homologation. All figures are subject to change.
(1) The Kia 7-year/ 100,000 miles new car warranty
Max. 100,000 miles vehicle warranty. Valid in all EU member states (plus Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Gibraltar). Deviations according to the valid guarantee conditions, e.g. for paint and equipment, subject to local terms and conditions.
(2) TomTom® Live Services / Kia Live
The services are free for 7 years after the first connection of navigation to the mobile network. If the first connection does not take place immediately after purchase, the duration is reduced by the time between purchase and first connection.
(2.1) UVO Connect
Your Kia needs to be in a location with Vodafone mobile signal to connect to TomTom Service / Kia Live and UVO Connect.
(3) TomTom® Speed Camera Services
Most governments and local authorities agree that the TomTom Speed Camera service makes driving safer. At Kia we comply with local legislation and where necessary adapt our practice.