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How Can I Lookup my Kia Specs by VIN?

The process is straightforward: find the VIN and paste it to our VIN decoder. In a moment you'll be provided with all Kia specifications, provided by a manufacturer to NTHSA

How to find the Kia VIN code?

If you have the Kia's title or other documents, the VIN will be there. The VIN on a car can be found on the engine's firewall, in a front of a frame, inside the driver-side doorjamb, on driver's doorpost or underneath the spare tire. For motorcycles common location is on the headstock tube.

How to Find a Kia Options or Windows Sticker by VIN?

For now, we cannot provide the full list of Kia's package, yet there are few ways to overcome this restriction. First one is to look for a decoded trim - many Kiaes have a special version of base models. The second one is to take a look of Kia photos - chances are used vehicle you are interested in was sold on auto auctions. If so, we will be able to show you its listing(s)

Is it Possible to Check Kia Recalls and Complaints via VIN decoder?

Yes, you can do it via our VIN decoder! Perform a regular VIN check and, besides standart specifications, we'll provide a list of all NTHSA recalls and complaints, associated with this VIN

Can I Check the Vehicle History by VIN for Free?

Unfortunately, the vehicle history is not available for free anywhere. But we have a free solution, that may help: when you lookup the Kia's VIN code on VIN Sonar, we also check if this vehicle was sold on auto auctions. If it was, we will show you its historical damage, milege and photos.

A Vehicle Identification Number, also known as VIN, is the identification code for each vehicle. This VIN code is made up of 17 alphanumeric characters and is unique to each car. A free Kia VIN search helps reveal important data about your vehicle, such as title, maintenance records, and other useful information.

At VIN Sonar, we provide a comprehensive Kia vehicle history through the VIN. Our Kia VIN code decoder options reveal your vehicle VIN decoding, auction details, vehicle conditions, safety features, complaints, etc.

How do I Check my Kia VIN Number? 

Finding your Kia VIN to get information about your vehicle is quite easy. Here are some areas you can do a quick Kia VIN check on your vehicle:

  • The driver-side corner of the dashboard. 
  • Check the door for your VIN sticker right under the latch. 
  • Your vehicle's registration or your car insurance card.
  • You can also check Kia VIN by looking under the windshield on the driver's side.

How can I Decode Kia VIN Number with VIN Sonar?

Decoding your Kia VIN has never been easier with our Kia VIN decoder. Our tool helps you decode the vehicle VIN you provide. Start by entering your 17 digits alphanumeric, and our decoder will pull up your vehicle data.

How Does the VIN Sonar Decoder Work?

Decoding a Kia VIN with VIN Sonar is pretty simple. While each character of your vehicle VIN indicates specific details about your vehicle, our VIN decoder conducts an extensive Kia VIN lookup to gather exhaustive information on your Kia model once you click on “Decode VIN.”

We scan several public databases and compile all the information available on your vehicle VIN. Unfortunately, the available information will not include color, vehicle history, warranty, insurance, engine code, window sticker, or options. 

How do I Lookup Information Excluded From Kia VIN Number Check?

Although we try to make our scan result as exhaustive as possible, some information is not available with the Kia VIN look up. These bits of information will have to be looked up manually or through other means. 

Here's how to find some of the excluded information:

  • Color: If you don't already have the car with you, you can find out the color on the dealer's website or ask the seller directly.
  • Car Options: If you want to buy a car, you can contact the dealership for more detailed info on the options and add-ons. If it's a used car, do the same - call the seller for information.
  • Warranty: To do a Kia warranty VIN check, all you need is your VIN code and mileage. Take both details to your local dealership specializing in Kia brands, and they should be able to provide you with the necessary info.
  • Engine Code: The engine code of your Kia can be found somewhere on the car’s engine block. Some cars also have their codes in the driver's manual.

How to Check Kia Recalls Using VIN Sonar Free Check?

Our Kia VIN Decoder also provides Kia recall lookups through VIN with a list of other information when you conduct a Kia VIN look-up. You can also check recalls on vehicles by selecting the year and model through the Kia Recall lookup.

Once you enter your VIN on our VIN Sonar free VIN lookup, our free Kia VIN decoder provides a report that contains recall information and also include: 

  • Date of the last inspection and its results. 
  • A warning if the car was salvaged.
  • Reported odometer readings. 
  • List of accidents, if any. 
  • A comprehensive list of the most body and engine specs. 

Thanks to our VIN Sonar free VIN search, you can always check Kia recalls by VIN at any time. With these pieces of information, you should have an idea about a vehicle before purchase. 

Can I get Kia History Report With VIN?

While our search result excludes a full vehicle history report, it includes a thorough list of complaints associated with the vehicle. This gives in-depth knowledge about your Kia vehicle history. 

To get the list of complaints associated with the vehicle, run a quick search on your VIN with VIN Sonar. The Kia car history will include theft reports, accidents, titles, sales, recalls, specifications, and other relevant information. 

The VIN Sonar free Kia VIN check compiles this information from government sources and is made public as a free informational resource. You don't have to worry about your data as we don't keep any. Be rest assured of your anonymity when you perform the report using our free VIN decoder service. 

Safety Report 

Apart from containing detailed information about the vehicle's accident and maintenance history, the scan result also contains the vehicle's safety features report. Even though not everyone considers a vehicle's safety features an important criterion when purchasing a car, it is a crucial factor that should always be considered when checking a car. 

At VIN Sonar, a regular Kia VIN number lookup would display information on the vehicle's safety features. Our VIN search retrieves information from the NHTSA database and presents it alongside other reports to inform you of the car's safety ratings. 

The safety report delineates how the car performed in a frontal crash, side crash, and rollover tests. This detailed information also explains what happened during the test and the star ratings regarding the car’s safety. We also provide you with details about any recalls or owner's complaints. 


Car owners in the US can report the safety problems of their cars to the NHTSA. Our Free Kia VIN decoding reveals details about any complaints that have been registered about the vehicle by the current or previous owner.

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