Kia part numbers are available on a number of online automotive parts retailers. The website Kiapartsdepartment.com allows users to search for Kia cars by model and year. Once they have found their desired vehicle, customers can locate the necessary part by clicking on the part of the vehicle it belongs to. The website includes the part number in the listing for each part.
Kia Parts Department also sells the parts it lists, and all of these parts are what is known as OEM parts. "OEM" stands for "Original Equipment Manufacturer," meaning they are all manufactured by the company that originally produced the parts used in that Kia. For example, a part offered on Kia Parts Department for a 2013 Kia Sorento is made by the same company that made the part back in 2013, even if other manufacturers also manufacture the part. This ensures the best possible fit and functionality.
Kia Parts Department is maintained by TradeMotion, Inc., which creates websites for automotive parts distributors. Its Parts Department group of websites includes Nissan, Subaru, Volkswagen and Audi, as well as Kia and Infiniti. Other, similar websites exist for Kia parts, including Kiaparts.net and Kiapartsoutlet.com, though these sites do not always list part numbers.