Kia Remote Start Compustar
Kia Remote Start Compustar

Kia Remote Start System

Remote Start & Security for Kia Models 2004+


Adds remote start, security and keyless entry features to select Kia models from 2004+. Featuring "factory fit" installation for select Kia models.

Works with most model years for Kia Forte, Niro, Rio, Sedona, Stinger and more. See below for full vehicle coverage.

Contact an Authorized Compustar Retailer near you today to request pricing and confirm compatibility with your vehicle. Vehicle compatibility is always subject to change.


System Features

  • Remote Start
  • Keyless Entry
  • 3X Lock Start (OEM Remote)
  • Security Upgradeable
  • Factory Fit Installation
  • Built-in Turbo Timer
  • Battery Backup Input
  • Manual-Transmission Safe
  • Heated Mirror Control
  • OEM Alarm Control
  • Limited Lifetime System Warranty
  • Power Sliding Door Control
  • No Keys Required for Install!
  • Works with any Compustar remote kit

Vehicle Coverage


Key Features


Long-Range Remote Start

Compustar systems give you the power to remote start and secure your vehicle from long-range. Get anywhere from 1500' to 3 miles of communication range with any of our Remote Upgrade Kits.

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Heated Mirror Control

Say goodbye to frozen side mirrors! In addition to starting your vehicle's engine and climate control, Compustar remote starters can also activate heated side mirrors for Kia models equipped with this option.

Make sure to ask your Compustar dealer and installer about which options are available for your vehicle!

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Kia Stinger 18-22 Covered

We are excited to announce that Compustar remote start and security systems are now compatible with Kia Stinger vehicles 2018-2022, along with many of your other favorite Kia models.

Performance on the road matters. And we believe that no other remote starter performs better than Compustar.

Kia Remote Start Reviews

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Made a great gift!

This remote start works flawlessly with my 2017 Kia, the remote is easy to use, and it made a great gift right before the cold of winter arrived! (Black Friday deal made the value even better)

- Verified Review by "JTS" via

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2018 Kia Forte

I had the remote start kit (PRO 2WG15 with LTE) installed in my 2018 kia forte around 8-9 months ago and have yet to have a single problem with it I absolutely love it and would recommend it.

- Verified Review by "Peter" via

Hardware Options

While your Authorized Dealer will determine what hardware best fits your Kia, here are some Hardware Options for adding advanced remote start and security to your vehicle.

Control Modules

CMX Compustar Remote Start & Car Alarm Security Control Module

Universal Remote Start Control Module

DC3 Remote Start Control Module

Universal Remote Start Control Module


Compustar Remote Upgrade Kits
Remote Upgrade Kits

Upgrade your range and add 2-way confirmation.

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DroneMobile X1MAX

LTE/GPS Smartphone Control

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DAS Security Sensor

Shock/Tilt/Glass-Break Sensor

Learn More >

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I purchase and install a remote starter for my Kia?

I don't see my Kia model or model year listed. Is it compatible with Compustar remote start?

Can I use my Kia's factory remote to start my car?

Will adding a remote start void my Kia's factory warranty?

Can I add Compustar remotes or DroneMoible to my Kia's factory remote starter?

What is a Control Module?

The control module is the device that is installed inside your vehicle and adds remote start functionality.

Does it matter which Compustar Control Module I purchase?

In most cases, no. All of our control modules are built with high-quality components and go through rigorous testing to provide the best remote start experience for you and your vehicle.

For certain vehicles, such as manual-transmissions, diesels, or European makes, your installer will need to use a specific control module to ensure seamless integration with your vehicle.

What is "Factory Fit Installation?"

Compustar offers "factory fit" installation t-harnesses that have factory-style connectors that plug right into your vehicle.

While "factory fit" t-harnesses greatly streamline installation, you should still trust a professional with your remote start install. Learn more about t-harnesses here.

Can I upgrade my Accessories later on?

Yes! You can always re-visit your place of installation to upgrade your system's remotes or add security sensors.

Which remotes are compatible with my Compustar system?

If your Compustar system was installed in the past 12 years, you can add any remote kit to your system.

Please note: some remote kits may offer functionality that is not supported on older control modules (e.g. Proximity Unlock on PRO T13 and PRO R5).

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