03/19/20 ID: 16019

Payment Deferral and Extensions Available; Aggressive March Incentives Continue

  • 120-day, 1st payment deferrals and 0% financing on most1 new-vehicle purchases
  • Up to 90-day payment deferral for existing Kia Motors Finance customers
  • Online service appointments with available loaner cars, shuttle service or even home pick-up and delivery (available at most dealers)
  • Online sales process for the purchase or lease of a new or used vehicle (available at most dealers)
  • Outstanding incentives available across the entire lineup

IRVINE, Calif., March 19, 2020 —  Kia Motors America (KMA), in an effort to help new and existing customers impacted by the uncertainty created by the COVID-19 outbreak, is offering financial support through payment deferral programs beginning today and continuing until further notice.

New customers who finance their vehicle purchase through Kia Motors Finance may qualify for a 120-day payment deferral (no payments until July) with 0% APR2. Existing customers who purchased or leased a new vehicle prior to March 14, 2020, and who are providing care for themselves or a member of their household resulting from the current global health crisis and are temporarily not able to work, can request 30-day payment extensions up to three times.

Current customers have the ability to book service appointments online through most Kia dealers and loaner vehicles, door-to-door shuttle service or even home pick-up and delivery is also widely available. Customers looking purchase or lease a new or used Kia vehicle can conduct the sales transaction online to make the purchase easier than ever.

Kia’s competitive APR, lease and loyalty programs continue to offer outstanding value across the entire model lineup. Some highlights include a $199 per month lease on the all-new Seltos and $309 per month on the award-winning Telluride, along with 0% APR on the 2020 Forte, Optima, Soul, Sportage, Sorento, Sedona and Stinger.  Additional competitive APR, lease and loyalty offers are available and can be found at

About Kia Motors America

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia Motors America has been the highest ranked mass market brand in initial quality for five consecutive years according to J.D. Power**, and is recognized as one of the 100 Best Global Brands by Interbrand.  Kia serves as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and offers a complete range of vehicles sold through a network of nearly 800 dealers in the U.S., including cars and SUVs proudly assembled in West Point, Georgia.*

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*The Telluride, Sorento and Optima (excluding Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid) are assembled in the United States from U.S. and globally sourced parts.

** Kia received the lowest rate of reported problems among mass market brands in the J.D. Power 2015-19 U.S. Initial Quality Studies of new vehicle owners’ experiences with their own vehicle after 90 days of ownership. Visit for more details.


1 Eligible vehicles include new MY19 Forte, Niro PHEV, Niro EV and MY20 Forte, Soul, Optima, Optima Hybrid & Optima PHEV, Sorento, Sportage, Sedona, Stinger.

2 Program dates: March 18, 2020 to March 31, 2020.

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