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Kia Motors Corporation, commonly known as Kia Motors (Korean: 기아자동차; Hanja: 起亞自動車, IPA: [ki.a], lit. '"Kia automobile"') is a South Korean multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Seoul. It is South Korea's second-largest automobile manufacturer following the Hyundai Motor Company, with sales of over 2.8 million vehicles in 2019. As of December 2015, the Kia Motor corporation is minority owned by Hyundai, which owns a 33.88% stake valued at just over US$6 billion. Kia in turn is a minority owner of more than twenty Hyundai subsidiaries ranging from 4.9% up to 45.37%, totaling more than US$8.3 billion.

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    QLD Can I Get Refund and Compensation from Dealership?

    Hi, I bought a car (2003 Kia Sportage) from a dealership and the check engine light came on that same day I got home. I then got an independent mechanic report, which showed a number of defects about the car making it un-roadworthy. The car yard offered to fix the problems on the list, which...
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