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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, my name is Corey and I’m from the land down under (Australia!) So I'm in the market for a new car in Australia and the Kia Optima (MY14/15 with NA motor) seems to tick all the boxes for me, sporty look, comfortable sedan with lots of space, impressive technology and not overly expensive...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Greetz to everyone on the forum. My name is Steve, I'm in Western Australia. Thought I would finally join this forum as I like to fiddle with my 2014 Kia Optima Si (is it different badge names here?) I am planning on modding my rear lights and have done a bit of simple led modding/ bulb...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hi All. I just signed up. I stumbled across this forum because I was looking for some help. I purchased a 2017 Optima GT a couple of months ago (in Australia obviously) and absolutely love the car. However I have had some stereo issues that are driving me insane !! Long story short, Kia...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Just purchased my first Kia Optima 2012 My 13 and absolutely love it. Can't believe how underrated these cars are. They are very rare to find in Australia, not sure why? I'm looking to add the CanBus module as my first mod!
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone. I just signed up tot he forums, though I've been a Kia Optima owner for a good 6 months at least. I have the 2013 SLi model in gun metal grey. I bought this Optima because it's very similar to the Hyundai i45, which was what I had before the Optima. I believe Kia and Hyundai are...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I am here to read the many posts on the engine failures of Kia Optima. My 2012 Optima SI seized a month ago and my dealer is refusing the warranty. So I am reading and gaining much hjelp on this site! so thank you.
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hi! Just wanted to say hi to the forum members. Purchased a 2015 Optima Platinum, and love almost everything about this car. Cheers,
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone! Michelle from Australia. I just purchased my 2015 Kia Optima on Friday, and I am smitten! An absolutely amazing car, and great value for money! So far, it has just been set up with 19's, and tint with lowered springs on their way ? I look forward to chatting with you all, and...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hi folks. I joined this forum looking for information relating to headlight wiring looms and found a treasure trove of other information and some pretty smooth looking machines. I am for a small coastal town called Encounter Bay in South Australia. I recently acquired my 2013 Kia Optima GDI...
  10. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hello all, After months of lurking on these forums its time for me to finally buy my first Optima. I've been looking very long time and i've finally managed to save enough money for one :). I live in Australia and I know majority of you on this forum live in North America but our cars do share...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Great forum guys! Hello from sunny Melbourne Australia. Proud owner of a 2012 MY 13 Kia Optima Platinum (SXL i think in America, i could be wrong!). Am the second owner and have been drooling on this car since 2012 and am so glad I finally get to own it. Picked this up on Xmas eve, 46,000kms on...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hey all My names Shaz and i'm looking to buy an Optima Platinum for my next car :). I've previously owned a Cerato and Rio so i'm very familiar with Kia's. Anyone with a 2011 Optima managed to change the head unit to a touch screen one ?
  13. New Member Introductions
    Figured it was about time I got my post count up, so I can stop being a lurker and actually reply in other threads! Some happy snaps from around the place.. #stock4life Traded in the Rexie... Time to grow up and stuff.
  14. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hi folks, Just completed a 7000km journey from Perth to Melbourne and back again with my trusty K5 steed. Actually, including the Melbourne local running around, the car totalled 7922.5 kilometres averaging 8 litres per 100 fully loaded averaging a range of 800km per tank thereabouts. Speeds...
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hi guys , . proud owner of a new bright silver platinum 2.4l . . . . going to enjoy it as it is for a while ... already done the interior led trunk , glovebox and number plates .. will see what happens later on ... so many good looking cars on here .. here are some pics a took a couple of...
  16. New Member Introductions
    hi everyone, just about to pick up an new optima platinum and have been browsing to forum looking for best wheel and suspension options. interested in the Megan racing coilovers but have been unable to find out if these are suitable for Aussie cars?? Any Aussies on the forum that have been...
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