Kia Release Dates & Launch Rumors

Welcome to the 2017 / 2018 Kia model release date page.

If you’re in the market for a new Kia car, SUV or minivan, but not ready to buy just yet, this might be the best place for you.

Published here are the official and rumored release dates of the 2018 Kia models.

In addition to that, you can also find latest details and information about the special Kia new model launching events that the automaker runs before each of their new vehicles goes on sale.

Feel free to continue your read here where you’ll discover short and informative descriptions of each new Kia model release date.

Soul EV on saleEach of the Kia model introductions features a link that points you to a particular news page that covers even more in-depth details about its inaugural launch, so do not hesitate to visit those pages.

We are covering the official release dates for all 2017 / 2018 Kia vehicles including the Sorento SUV, Sportage crossover, Sedona minivan, Optima mid-size sedan, Soul car, next-generation Forte and Rio, etc…

2018 Kia release dates

Soul: The 2018 Kia Soul release date is still pretty far away. It may actually be a year aways considering that the facelifted model has just been introduced in the US and European markets.

The 2018 Soul EV release date: not known at this point!

Optima: The official release date of the 2018 Kia Optima is not available at this point, but we expect it to be launched during the second half of 2017.

2018 Optima hybrid launch: not known at this point!

Sorento: The 2018 Kia Sorento will receive a mid-cycle facelift. It is expected to make its appearance in the second half of 2017.

2018 Kia Sorento hybrid launch possible? There are no confirmed news about the Sorento hybrid at this point.

Sportage: The Sportage 2018 release date has yet to be announced, but we expect the popular compact SUV to carry over from this year with only small changes. It could be launched in mid 2017.

Niro: The 2018 Kia Niro release date is not known at this point, but we expect the model to be launched in the US late next year. A 2018 Niro PHEV (plug-in) is expected to go on sale during the first half of 2017.

Sedona: The official release date of 2018 Kia Sedona minivan will be announced late next year. No significant changes are expected.

Rio: The 2018 Kia Rio is all-new. We have already seen how it looks like and now we know it is coming to the US early next year (2017).

Q&A: When do the 2018 Kia cars come out?

Most of the 2018 Kia models will be launched in the second half of 2017.

To be updated…

Things change fast and new Kia models are arriving to the US market pretty quickly.

Therefore, stay tuned as we will keep this Kia release date news article regularly updated!

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