Used Kia Optima Ratings

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    2009 Kia Optima

    2009 Kia Optima SX

    Pros: Voice activated Navigation

    Cons: Could have a little more power

    Great, beautiful car.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2009 Kia Optima

    First Kia

    Pros: Feeling safe while driving. Airbags everywhere

    Cons: The driver's seat is not comfortable

    I got this car in October - have to admit it is a nice car - I have always driven a Ford Taurus and thought I would try something new. If it wasn't for the dealership - I would probably get another Kia Optima. I saw the 2011 - beautiful car.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 1 year
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    2007 Kia Optima

    Excellent

    Pros: Performance

    Cons: Lack of Direct Port Injection

    This vehicle is similar to a camry, accord and altima. It costs half the price after rewbates and discounts. It has a 5/60 bbwarranty and a 10/100 powertrainwarranty. It does everything very well. It is an impressiveve vehicle for the safety, fuel efficiency, looks, performance and reliability. I paid 12995.00 after all discounts plus tax title and doc fees.

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2010 Kia Optima - LX (A5)

    Pros: Quality build

    Cons: Tires

    Advice: Change the oil regularly and enjoy the ride.

    We had two prior Kia Optimas ( 2001 and 2004). We just bought two new ones loaded 6 months ago. The cars handles great on highway and in city driving. Electronic Stability control and ABS brakes is a vital plus. Power is more than adequate with the 4 Cyl. engine. Areodynamics on this car is outstanding on highway driving. You can pass a semi rig on the road with out the usual swaying and buffeting as you pass through the Rig's turbulent wind stream plus cross winds have little effect on the cars. The ride is smooth not mushy yet still maintains a sporty feel on curvy roads. Handling is excellent in most conditions. Only draw back is the tires in the snow and wet conditions. They just don't seem to have great traction in those conditions although they offer good long wear. Reliability is excellent on the service from the cars. Don't expect to visit the dealership much except for oil changes. The cars is just that reliable and well built plus you have an outstanding bumper to bumper ( 5 year/ 60,000 miles) warranty range just in case. Our Gas mileage on the highway averages about 31 MPG at 75 MPH while traveling on long trips. In city driving is adequate at around 16 to 19 MPG in stop and go driving. Seating is very comfortable for long trips or just stop and go driving. No fatigue problems at all. Quite pleased with our purchases.

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    2009 Kia Optima - SX V6 (A5)

    Pros: Interior Room!

    Cons: No trunk mat (there was nothing else I could complain about!)

    Advice: Do your homework and go for the V6!

    After owning the 2009 Optima SX V6 for just a few days I can say the following: The V6 engine performs well...a decent amount of power & very responsive. The suspension is tight and the seats are very compfortable. The controls are very clear and easily accessible. I did get the premium and convenience packages, so the options are surprisingly abundant for such a low price tag. The car came with beautiful 17' rims and Michelin's!

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    2007 Kia Optima - EX (A5)

    Pros: Good looks great mileage good handling

    Cons: nothing I can think of

    Advice: if you want mileage get a 4cly good power good mileage

    Kia out handled Toyoto and Honda, better looks, more power nicer everything about it 4cly get excellent mileage a lot bettet the Cambrays with 4 cly eng woulnt trade it for two Honda or Toyotos if they payed me big bucks difference

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    2007 Kia Optima - LX (M5)

    Pros: AC

    Cons: na

    Advice: na

    WOW. We spent days looking at cars from the chevy aveo to the kia optima. And the optima is by far the nicest car we test drove. It had the most leg room, sportiest look, nicest interior, and one of the best price tags. We got it on a lost leader deal for $12000. Well worth it. This car doesn't compare to anything else we drove. Would definately recomend.