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UVO Intelligence: Connected Services

UVO Intelligence: Connected Services


by Kia Canada

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UVO Intelligence: Connected Services


App Details

Productivity Utilities
Last updated
July 23, 2021
Release date
July 26, 2017
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App Store Description

UVO Intelligence: Connected Services

Advanced connected car services have a new name: UVO Intelligence. It connects you to a world of support services that enhance your security, comfort and confidence every time you get behind the wheel of your new Kia.
For more details and a list of supported vehicles, please visit

The following vehicles are currently equipped with the UVO Intelligence system:

• 2018/19 Rio EX and above
• 2018 Optima EX Tech and above
• 2019 Optima EX and above
• 2018-20 Stinger all trims
• 2019 Sorento LX V6 and above
• 2019 Sedona SX and above
• 2019 Niro PHEV all trim
• 2019 Niro EV all trims
• 2019 Forte EX Premium and EX Limited
• 2020 Soul EX 20th Anniversary edition/EX premium and above
• 2020 Soul EV all trims
• 2020 Telluride EX and above
• 2020 Sportage EX Tech and above
• 2020 Optima Hybrid LX and above
• 2020 Optima PHEV EX and above
• 2020 Sedona SX and above
• 2020 Sorento EX+ and above
• 2020 Rio/Rio 5-door Ex and above
• 2020 Optima EX+
• 2020 Forte 5 GT, GT Limited
• 2020 Forte EX Premium and above

Please note that your UVO Intelligence account must be activated in order to experience the seamless connectivity that the service provides.

Features/Highlights include:

Send remote commands to your Kia vehicle
• Remote start/stop the engine
• Remote climate control function to set the temperature of the cabin
• Lock or unlock the doors
• Find your vehicle in a crowded lot using remote horn and flashing lights

Vehicle Status

Allows you to check the current status of your vehicle right from your app, including status of:
• Doors: Locked/Unlocked
• Trunk & Hood: Open/Closed
• Engine & Climate: On/Off

Get Monthly Health Reports

• Vehicle health reports sent to your email every month or alternatively you can check your vehicle health report though the app and customer web portal.
• Receive important driving information like engine–on duration and total distance traveled.
• Helps you stay on top of your maintenance service schedule.

Find My Car

• Find/Track your vehicle in real time.

Parking Reminder

• Set the parking meter timing and a reminder to notify you before your parking meter time expires.

In-Vehicle Services

On-Demand Diagnostics:
• Access on-demand diagnostics right from your vehicle’s touchscreen display.
Local Search (Navigation equipped vehicle only):
• Simply push the button on your rear view mirror, say your point-of-interest or category, and UVO Intelligence will quickly provide you with live updated locations and information.

Safety Services

S.O.S. & Roadside Assistance:
• From the touch of your fingertip, roadside assistance and emergency call services are ready to help you out anytime, and are easily accessible through the button on the rear view mirror.

Automatic Collision Notification:
• In the event of a crash or accident, your vehicle will automatically make a call to emergency services on your behalf.

• Get direct access to Kia’s 24-hour Roadside Assistance
• Quick and easy connection to Kia’s Customer Experience Centre

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