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How to locate Kia paint code

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Wondering how to find the paint code on any Kia vehicle. In this article, we will show you where the paint code is located on a Kia. If you are wondering where the paint code is located on Kia vehicles this article can help you. Here are the instructions on how to locate the paint code on Kia vehicles. Kia paint chart and color codes.

If you know the paint color code for your Kia you will be able to shop for touch-up paint, pen or spray can. Many vendors will use the code you provide to mix the correct touch-up paint for your Kia. Finding the paint code on Kia vehicles is easy. Follow the instructions below. 

Instructions How to locate paint color code 

how to find paint code on kia optima sedona sorento rio

  1. Open the driver's door. 
  2. Look in the drivers side door jamb. 
  3. Locate the Kia Motors Corporation sticker. 
  4. On this sticker you will see Paint Code

Find Kia Paint Code by VIN

If you are not able to locate the paint code, your other option is to call a Kia dealer. If you provide the VIN number to the dealer parts department they will be able to look up the paint code of your Kia. 

Kia Paint Codes


Code Color
SWP Snow White Pearl
3D Bright Silver
ABP Aurora Black
ABT Platinum Graphite
STM Satin Metal
IR Dark Cherry
K3R Temptation Red
LC Light Graphite
K3U Abyss Blue
K3N Golden Beat



Code Color
SWP Snow White Pearl
3D Bright Silver
EB Ebony Black
IM Titanium Silver
STM Satin Metal
IR Dark Cherry
IY Spicy Red
HO Santorini Blue
DO Metal Bronze


Where to buy touch up paint for Kia? 

Once you locate the paint code you can buy touch up paint pen, spray and bottle online.  Make sure to add your paint code to the search term. 

KIA Paint Code Location by Model

All Models: Drivers side door Jamb
Amanti: Drivers side door Jamb
Optima: Drivers side door Jamb
Rio: Drivers side door Jamb
Rondo: Drivers side door Jamb
Sedona: Drivers side door Jamb
Sephia: Drivers side door Jamb
Sorento: Drivers side door Jamb
Spectra: Drivers side door Jamb
Sportage: Drivers side door Jamb

instruction on how to find paint code on kia


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