Does My Kia use a Transponder Key?

automotive transponder keys

Does My KIA use a Transponder Key?


The following is an alphabetical list of automobiles made by KIA. The make, model and year are listed along with the type of key required for each one. Some model years may overlap and a manufacturer may use both systems in the same year. In these cases were they overlap, we suggest you call the dealer or local automotive locksmith with your VIN number to find out which system your particular vehicle uses.

Visit our KIA High Security page for more information about KIA High Security keys.

Decorative Divider for 1 Able Locksmiths BlogKIA




Amanti 2004-2009 High Security/Transponder
Borrego 2009-2011 High Security/Transponder
Cadenza w/Prox 2013-2017 FOB/Transponder
Forte 2010-2016 Standard Key
Forte Koup 2010-2013 Standard Key
K900 2014-2015 FOB/Transponder
Optima 2001-2009 Standard Key
Optima w/ Reg Ign 2010-2017 High Security Key
Optima w/ Prox 2010-2017 FOB/High Security/Transponder
Rio 2001-2017 Standard Key
Rio w/Prox 2011-2013 FOB/High Security/Transponder
Rio w/Prox 2014-2015 FOB
Rondo 2007-2010 Transponder Key
Rondo 2011 High Security
Sedona 1999-2014 Standard Key
Sedona EX 2012 High Security
Sephia 1994-2002 Standard Key
Sorento W/ Prox 2011-2015 FOB/High Security/Transponder
Sorento 1998-2002 Standard Key
Sorento 2010-2017 High Security
Soul 2010-2016 Standard Key
Soul w/ Prox 2011-2013 FOB/Transponder
Soul w/Reg Ignition 2014-2017 FOB
Spectra 1998-2009 Standard Key
Sportage 1995-2012 Standard Key
Sportage 2013-2017 High Security


Decorative Divider for 1 Able Locksmiths Blog

We thought you’d like to know…

Stay safe Citrus county!




Leave a Reply