What's A Kia Fender Apron Upper Panel?

What's A Kia Fender Apron Upper Panel?

When it comes to repair information, vehicle makers use of a wide variety of terminology for replacement parts. All of the different names can be confusing, especially when repairing a variety of vehicle makes and models.

When searching for repair procedures, knowing what to look for can save valuable time. When searching Kia, for example, instead of looking for a upper rail, look for the fender apron upper panel. (See Table 1) Having the correct repair information is essential to a proper repair process. Without vehicle maker repair information, you are potentially re-engineering the vehicle without the research into how the vehicle would react in another collision.

Kia repair information is available for free at www.kiatechinfo.com 

Table 1
Kia Part Terms Industry Part Terms
Fender Apron Upper Panel Upper Rail
Front Side Member Front Lower Rail
Front Pillar A-Pillar
Center Pillar B-Pillar
Side Sill Outer Rocker Panel
Quarter Outer Quarter Panel
Back Panel Rear Body Panel
Rear Floor Side Member Rear Rail
This table shows the terms that Kia uses on the left and the common industry terms on the right.

10/17/14 UPDATE: Kia is now a subscription-based website.