The starting point for export
The starting point for export
Stretching over an area of over 3,300,000 square meter, 1.3 time the size of Yeouido, the Hwaseong Plant is the largest single industrial complex with a capacity of 563,000 units per year.
The Hwaseong Plant is capable of producing, distributing and exporting cars and is strategically located for direct export of the cars by sea.
It exports Kia cars to over 170 countries through Pyeongtaek Port. Its efficient and secure QA system ensures flawless quality for the cars shipped from the plant.
Kia's largest plant in Korea
476 times the size of a soccer field
22 percent of Kia's entire employees
20 percent of Kia's total capacity
All New Sorento
The New Mohave
Discover more about the facilities within the Hwaseong Plant, which has 3 assembly plants, a transmission unit and a high-speed proving ground, as well as state-of-the art production equipment and an ergonomic factory design.
Hwaseongdae (a PR center)
Visitors can learn about the Hwaseong Plant's history, facts and production process here.
Assembly Shop 1
Full size SUVs are produced here, including the Sorento R, The New Mojave, K3.
Assembly Shop 2
Stylish passenger cars are produced here, including the Forte and NIRO.
Assembly Shop 3
Kia's record best selling cars are produced here: the Optima, Cadenza
Engines and transmissions produced here are supplied to all other Kia plants. Such engines include the Nu, Theta, Gamma and U.R.
Cars are put through final testing here before they are declared ready to sprint.
Waste water generated from the operation of the plant is treated physically, chemically and biologically to help protect the environment.
This is emerging as a new export base as it can use the nearby Pyeongtaek Port to export cars produced at the plant.
This facility is intended for both employees at the plant and local people. As such, it facilitates communication with the community.
Get an opportunity to take a closer look at how Kia cars are produced through a state-of-the-art production process.
Main Gate > PR Center (video and briefing) > Move by bus >Press > Body Shop 3 >End of tour
Kia Jadongcha-ro 95, Ujeong-up, Hwaseong, Gyeonggi
If you come by car from Seoul:
Gwacheon-Uiwang Expressway > Seohae-ro > Poseunghangnam-ro > Namyangman-ro > Kia Crossroads > Hwaseong Plant
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