Does the Kia warranty cover paint?

My Kia’s paint is starting to fade in some areas. Plus, I hit a pole and the paint has scratched at the point of impact. Will this be covered under my warranty?

Cassandra Hamilton · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Sorry to hear about your car paint woes! The factory Kia warranty is good for 3 years or 36,000 miles and will cover some instances of paint damage. However, it probably won’t cover your impact damage—time to look up tips on
how to remove scratches from car paint
Paint damage covered under the warranty includes these damages *if they are not due to impacts:
  • Chipping
  • Discoloration
  • Fading
  • Cracking
  • Flaking
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