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Kia Motors America, SiriusXM expand partnership five more years

Published 20 July 2018

SiriusXM and Kia Motors America (KMA) have signed an agreement that expands the ongoing partnership between them for five more years, through the 2023 model year.

Customers purchasing Kia vehicles will continue to get a three-month introductory SiriusXM All Access subscription – SiriusXM's most expansive programming package which includes streaming via the SiriusXM mobile app – with the purchase or lease of SiriusXM-equipped vehicles.

Customers purchasing or leasing properly equipped Kia vehicles will also receive a three-month subscription to the SiriusXM Traffic and SiriusXM Travel Link infotainment services. SiriusXM Traffic helps drivers avoid congestion before they reach it with detailed information on traffic speed, accidents, construction, road closures and more. SiriusXM Travel Link delivers timely and helpful information to drivers and passengers including weather, fuel prices, sports scores, movie listings and stock prices. Go to www.SiriusXM.com/Infotainment for more info.

Kia Motors America strategy & planning vice president Orth Hedrick said: "Extending our relationship with SiriusXM and continuing to provide Kia customers with SiriusXM's extensive offering of audio entertainment and infotainment services was a priority for us.

"The ability to continue offering SiriusXM, and with it access to an exceptional lineup of programming choices – hundreds of channels of commercial-free music, plus live sports, comedy, news and more – is integral in enhancing the Kia experience for many years to come."

SiriusXM automotive partnerships vice president James Wu said: "Kia continues to distinguish itself as a leading manufacturer of safe, dependable and affordable vehicles, which is recognized by their top ranking in the most recent J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, and their IIHS Top Safety Pick ratings.

"Their customers are very loyal and we are pleased to extend our long-term relationship to continue to provide those customers with the benefit of SiriusXM's exceptional audio entertainment and infotainment services."

Customers who purchase or lease Kia Certified Pre-Owned vehicles will also continue to receive a three-month introductory subscription to SiriusXM All Access.

SiriusXM All Access delivers the most comprehensive bundle of entertainment, sports and news programming available in the vehicle. It includes Howard Stern's two exclusive channels, commercial-free music from many genres, plus every NFL, MLB, and NBA game, every NASCAR race, NHL games, PGA TOUR coverage, college sports, some of the biggest names and brands in entertainment, news and comedy, and more.

SiriusXM All Access subscribers also get streaming access to SiriusXM, enabling them to connect to their favorite channels online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app, and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more.

The SiriusXM app offers more than 200 channels of content, including several exclusive online-only channels, and thousands of hours of on-demand content that allow the listener to hear more of what they want, when they want it.

Source: Company Press Release