Kia OBD2 Port Location

Are you wondering where to find the OBD II port on Kia vehicles? On the majority of Kia vehicles, the OBD-II port is under the dashboard on the driver's side.

Where is the OBD2 port on a Kia? 

kia obd ii port location

The OBD II port on a Kia (Sedona, Sorento, Rio, Optima, Forte, etc.) is used to plug in a diagnostic scanner to read codes and troubleshoot problems.

Using the OBD-II port, you can diagnose the Check Engine Light, Airbag, Transmission, ECU, SRS, ABS. In this article, you will learn how to access the OBDII port on any Kia.

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Here are the steps on how to locate the OBD II port on a Kia.

  1. Open driver's door.
  2. Look under the dashboard on the driver's side.
  3. Some models require that you remove the rectangular fuse box cover if there is any.
  4. Locate the OBD2 port on your Kia. The OBD2 port is a black connector. It has 16 pins, and it is distinguishable by its trapezoidal shape.

Can't find the OBD2 port on my Kia

Open the driver's door and look under the dashboard.

The OBD2 port should be right above the brake pedal, hidden at the end of the dashboard trim.

What is the best OBD-II scanner for Kia? 

The best OBD2 scanners for Kia can read and clear fault codes from multiple modules, including Engine, Transmission, Airbag, ABS, traction system, and more. For more help, read this article on Kia OBD2 Scanners.

Comments

Visitor, July 20, 2017
I'm trying to locate the OBD2 port on my 2015 Sedona in order to attach a Progressive 'Snapshot' device. Their website shows a photo of one up under the dash. It is not there. Your website shows it just behind the fuse box cover. It is not there, either. Owner's manual is of no help. I am not an idiot, but I cannot locate it anywhere in that area.
Visitor, July 20, 2017
Kia forte 2018
Visitor, July 20, 2017
under the hood right side
Visitor, July 20, 2017
Where is IBD Port on 2019 Kia Forte? Not in fuse box.
Visitor, July 20, 2017
Where is OBD2 port located on a 2012 Kia Sedona?
Visitor, July 20, 2017
Still looking for OBD2 location. 2005 kia optima. Any picture available?
Visitor, July 20, 2017
After sometime I think I found it. 2017 Cadensa. I think it is on the inside cover of the fuse box this being the case I cannot plug in the insurance camera and put the cover back on. Any other chooses.
Visitor, July 20, 2017
Kia Pregio 2004 pls??
James Ross Trahair, March 2, 2021

Yes engine bay next to the battery

Mario, January 1, 2021

Hi there, I a. Trying to find where is the OBD port on my new Kia Seltos, I can't find it.

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Kia OBD2 Port Location Are you wondering where to find the OBD II port on Kia vehicles? On the majority of Kia vehicles, the OBD-II port is under the dashboard on the driver's side.