Hyundai, a South Korean car company, bought Kia in 1998 forming what is now known as Hyundai Kia Automotive Group. In a partnership with Ford, Kia produced several models for Mazda. The Pride and Avella (Mazda) sold in the US as the Festiva and the Aspire. A new face or grill, known as the Tiger Nose, was introduced on all models in 2009, making Kia products recognizable across models.
Locating used auto parts for the Kia can be done through a dealership or via the Internet. With online service, mechanics and owners can locate the used car parts, that they need.