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  1. Hybrids
    I have noticed that my 2018 PHEV does not charge when I use a public charger. I have tried two different ones and they do not seem to work. Is there a reason for this? I have no issue with my home charger. They were both free chargers. One was at my work, so I know it works. When I plug in the...
  2. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Hi all, my girlfriends rear bumper has a decent sized hole from an accident. I'm looking to replace it with a used one as I am on a budget. Her car is a 2018 optima S. I found this on eBay. Seller also said it was pulled overseas. OEM Rear Bumper Complete Kia Optima EX 2016 2017 2018 | eBay...
  3. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Is the TPMS from a 2019 Sportage compatible with a 2018 Optima? I've found some 19" wheels which comes from a Sportage, but I am unsure if the TPMS is compatible or not. Any help is appreciated, Thanks
  4. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    The other day I changed my cabin filter. It started getting hot here in Texas so I turned my temperature all the way down and the AC on. When the dial is at 3, I get no noise, but once I hit that 4 it sounds like something is out of place. I rechecked the filter to make sure it was installed...
  5. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    At first I thought maybe it was just faint and I couldn’t notice it. To test I turned the air off, turned the vent seats on and placed a piece of paper resting upwards on the back of the seat. There was NO movement whatsoever on the paper. I thought maybe just the butt cushion had the...
  6. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Got a really good deal on a 2018 Kia Optima SX. I was looking online and read that Adaptive Cruise, AEB and 360 Camera were standard on it. I was an idiot and didn’t check when I FaceTimed the dealer. Any way I could get these parts ordered and installed? Or am I SOL?
  7. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    So I just purchased a base model Optima a few months ago, I didn’t have the money at the time to get the model up with the sunroof and leather seats. I’m going to get leather seats installed next month, and I wanted to get the moonroof installed as well. From what I’m told though, getting a...
  8. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I wanted to know where the vent intake is because I have very very small amount of air coming out of the vents The fan is running full speed but very little air is coming out.
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone new Kia owner, loving everything so far.
  10. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Looking for a good led bulbs for my car. I’ve looked many places and on amazon there’s several ones but I’m not sure besides reading the reviews? I see there’s some with a fabless heat sink and some with a fan. I’m assuming a fan will make noise and I’m not ok with that. So does anyone has...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Greetings from Florida! love my 2018 Optima, but have noticed that about once a week it will take a bit longer than usual to start. Normally, I push the brakes and push the button and it starts up very quickly. On occasion i press the button and I hear the starter work for a few extra seconds...
  12. New Member Introductions
    My poor 2018 Optima that has only 7500 miles engine needs replaced. Has anyone else had trouble with there 2.4 motor?
  13. Members' Showroom
    Hello again! I had started an introduction thread and forgot to post a photo of my car! This picture was taken before I had my windows tinted. Other than that, nothing else has changed yet.
  14. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Went to Kia dealer today to get remote start installed. I was told Kia did not have a remote start kit for the Turbo and they would outsource to DES to have remote start installed. When I purchased the car two weeks ago the salesman assured me that KIa had the remote start and $850.00 was added...
  15. New Member Introductions
    I just Purchased a 2018 Optima SXL Certified pre owned with 8700 miles. It was previously owned by someone who trades every year. Getting to familiarize myself with the many features of this car. Little disappointed with the road noise. It has Michelin primacy tires. Any recommendations for...
  16. New Member Introductions
    This is the first time in a long time that I love my car. I drive a lot and my old car (2015 Prius) just did not make me happy, especially when gas prices dipped right after I got it. I've driven plenty of high-end cars and to me, the Optima really has that feeling. It's a little heavy...
  17. Hybrids
    Now that it’s very cold outside at times it was -20 Celsius The car transmission will jump like a bad gear on a manual car rev hi and then go into gear only when it’s extremely cold and once at the engine warms up it’s back to being very Normal and smoot Has anyone else experienced this problem.
  18. Kia Optima News, Rumors and Updates
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    Are you ready for the day of the incredible savings? We are! This Black Friday 2018, CARiD has unveiled thousands on incredible deals on most of the products showcased on our digital shelves, that you've been dreaming about for so long! Dive into the best shopping experience and the best...
  20. Discount Tire
    This Black Friday save 10% by rebate when you buy a select set of four tires or four wheels. WANT TO SAVE MORE? Receive an additional 10% by rebate (20% total) if you complete the transaction using Discount Tire credit. AT THE STORE: Black Friday Tire and Wheel Deals | Discount Tire Black...
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