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Kia Window Sticker | Get a Free Monroney Label and VIN Decoder for Kia

Updated: Sep 11, 2020

If you own or have recently purchased a used vehicle and want to know what features were included on your vehicle when it was first manufactured, or what the original sticker price was, you are in the right place.

We have developed a free Window Sticker lookup tool that, when used, will decode your vehicle’s VIN and generate an identical replica of the original window sticker that shows information on your Kia’s initial price, trim, and packages.

In addition to providing you with a window sticker for your Kia, we will address the following questions:

  • How do I get the original window sticker (Monroney Label) for my Kia?

  • Where do I find my vehicle’s VIN?

  • What’s the difference between a VIN decoder, Monroney label, and Window Sticker?

  • What key information does the Kia window sticker or VIN decoder provide?

  • What are some key details to know about how Kia describes packages and options?

  • What does the window sticker not provide?

How do I get the original window sticker (Monroney Label) for my Kia?

To get your original window sticker for your Kia, you will need to click on the following link to go to our free online Window Sticker Tool. Then, you will input your Vehicle’s Identification Number (VIN) and phone number. After you press “Get It”, within seconds, you should receive a text message with a link to your Kia’s window sticker PDF.

The Monroney Label generated will provide data that is completely accurate and authentic to the vehicle’s original sticker. To get started, click here!

What you’ll need to get the window sticker

As stated above, the information you will need to obtain the window sticker is your Kia Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). The VIN is an alpha-numeric seventeen-character code that serves as an identifier for a specific vehicle, meaning no two vehicles will have the same VIN. The vehicle’s VIN is used to track the car’s history from its original manufacturer date. This history can include:

  • Title and Registration Events

  • Ownership Changes

  • Accidents

  • Recalls

  • Service Records and Repairs

  • Previous Rental, Lease, and Fleet use

Where can I find my Kia VIN?

The VIN for your vehicle can be found on:

  • The plaque that is located on the driver’s side where the windshield meets the dashboard

  • The Driver’s side doorjamb

  • Your vehicle registration, title, or insurance papers

  • The firewall of your engine block under the hood of your vehicle

What’s the difference between a VIN decoder, Monroney label, and Window Sticker?

VIN Decoder: A VIN decoder breaks down the whole 17 alpha-numeric code and gives you information about the vehicle.

Each digit or letter in a VIN identifies for something different about the car:

  • Digits 1 through 3 show the World Manufacturer Identifier.

  • This information would include the Country of Origin, Make, and vehicle type.

  • Digits 4 through 8 describes the vehicle’s body type, engine type, and transmission

  • Digit 9 verifies the authenticity of the VIN like a security code.

  • Digits 10 through 17 identifies the model year, manufacturing plant, and production number.

Window Sticker: A Window Sticker is a label that is required to be displayed on all new vehicles being sold in the United States. The information listed on a Window sticker includes, but is not limited to:

  • The vehicle VIN

  • Engine Type

  • Fuel MPG

  • Safety Rating

  • Standard Features (retail price, exterior color, etc.)

  • Add-on Features

In 2013, the labels were updated to also include:

  • Greenhouse gas ratings

  • Smog emissions ratings

  • A QR Code

Monroney Label: A Monroney Label is just another name for a window sticker. The name comes from Almer Stillwell “Mike” Monroney, an Oklahoma senator, who sponsored the Automobile Information Disclosure Act of 1958. The passage of this act is the reason why manufacturers and dealers must include window stickers on all new vehicles.

What key Information does the Kia window sticker or VIN decoder provide?

The label includes everything originally equipped from the factory on the vehicle.

Below is a breakdown of the various information sections on a sample 2015 Kia Optima LX Window Sticker listed above.

Upper left-hand side: Basic Info

  • Standard Vehicle information

  • Year, Model, Trim

  • 2015 Optima LX

  • Model/Opt. Code

  • These numbers are Kia’s way of indicating an Optima (Model code) and LX (Option Code)

  • Exterior and Interior Color

  • Metal Bronze and Beige

  • VIN

  • 5XXGM4A78FG403589

  • Port of Entry

  • West Point

Middle/Lower left-hand side: Standard Features

  • Mechanical features

  • Engine Type

  • 2.4 L Gas Direct Injection 4-Cylinder

  • Transmission Type

  • 6-Speed Sportmatic Transmission

  • Electric Power Steering

  • Size and Type of Rims

  • 16” Alloy Rims

  • Other information that may be listed in this section is the different drive types specific to the vehicle(ECO, Sport, Smart Custom, Comfort, and Snow), brake upgrades, traction control upgrades, etc.

  • Safety Features

  • Airbags

  • Dual Front Advanced, Front Seat Mounted, and Full-Length Side Curtain Airbags

  • Braking System

  • Traction Control System

  • Electronic Stability Management

  • Interior, Comfort, and Convenience

  • Interior features that provide comfort and convenience to the driver. These features will typically become more luxurious and aesthetically pleasing as the trim levels increase.

  • For this LX trim: Remote Keyless Entry, Cooling Glove Box, Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls, etc.

  • Exterior

  • Headlight options

  • Front Fogs Lights

  • Mirror and window features

  • Heated outside mirrors with turn signals

  • Warranty

  • 10 year/100,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty

  • 5 Year/60,000 Mile Limited Basic Warranty

  • 5 Year/ 60,000 Mile Roadside Assistance

  • This warranty is good for either 10 years or 100,000 miles whichever comes first for the vehicle.

Center column: Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price

  • The base retail price: $21,650.00

  • Packages added on to the vehicle

  • Convenience Plus Package: $1,600

  • UVO eServices w/Telematics, Rear Camera Display, Power Adjustable Driver’s Seat, Auto-Dimming Rear-View Mirror, Laminated Front Door Window

  • Add-ons

  • Rear Bumper Applique: $75

  • Cargo Mat: $95.00

  • Carpeted Floor Mats: $115.00

  • Cargo Net: $50.00

  • Total Price with Inland Freight and Handling ($800.00): $24,385

Right Column: Fuel Economy and Environment

  • Fuel economy (MPG)

  • Averages 23 MPG in the city and 34 MPG on the highway

  • Annual Fuel Cost

  • $1,950

  • This value is based on 15,000 miles/year at $3.50/gallon

  • Greenhouse Gas rating

  • QR Code to see what your personalized estimates would be for mileage

  • Government safety ratings

  • This 5-star rating scale is based on the risk of injury for front, side, and rollover impacts and crashes.

  • 5 is the best score a vehicle can receive and 0 is the lowest score.

  • Parts Content Information

  • Where the parts from the vehicle were sourced from and where the vehicle was assembled.

What are some key details to know?

Kia Motors Corporation is a South Korean automobile company that was founded in 1944. They have marketing and sales divisions all over the world in places such as North America, Europe, Mexico, and India. Their brand is embodied by their slogan, “The Power to Surprise”. With every car they build, they want to surpass their customer expectations of what a vehicle can be, and show them what a vehicle should be through innovative, surprising, and exciting car ideas and features.

The 2021 vehicle line up that they plan on astonishing their customers with are:

  • SUV/Crossovers

  • Kia Soul

  • Kia Seltos

  • Kia Sportage

  • Kia Niro

  • Kia Sorento

  • Kia Telluride

  • Sedans

  • Kia Rio

  • Kia Forte

  • Kia Optima

  • Kia K5

  • Kia Stinger