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  1. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Kia Optima #1 Midsize, 2 years in a row!
  2. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    As the most reliable Mid Sized car. Higher than Camry, Mazda 6 and Accord, and all others!
  3. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Just got our Consumer Reports yesterday and it had a nice review of the Optima. Road test - 86, Overall score 81 Highs - Roomy interior, seat comfort, braking, lots of equipment for price Lows - Expensive to get active safety equipment, A/C dash vents too low
  4. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I received mail regarding the possibility of a lawsuit against KIA regarding issues with the 2011 Optimas. The issues identified are problems with the engine, speed controls, steering/suspension, power train, air bags, and/or electrical systems. This lawsuit falls under the Washington State...
  5. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Kia Cadenza beats Toyota Avalon in Consumer Reports list of large sedans - Yahoo! Finance
  6. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Got my March 2013 issue of consumer reports and for like the 5th time, they've completely dogged the Sonata Limited 2.0T, yet have a 'check' mark and recommend the SX Optima... I mean, I'm sure enjoying the snot out of my SXL, but with both of these cars being so similiar mechanically, what...
  7. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Waste gate linkage flutter/rattle/noise... My car specifics: 2012 Optima SX T-GDI, Built 5/12, purchase 7/12, has the "spring" Anyone else end up calling Kia and getting a case number? If so, what was the outcome? The Kia consumer affairs rep told me they would bring in "outside...
  8. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    For your reading enjoyment, was suprised by the outcomes and recommendations. If you rt click on the image, and open it in a new browser window, then click on the image, you can read the detail. If I could figure out how to make it larger on here....suggestions?
  9. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Turbo face-off: Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima New engines provide an edge in fuel economy and acceleration This article appeared in July 2011 Consumer Reports Magazine. In pursuit of better gas mileage and performance, Hyundai and its Kia affiliate have made a bold move. When they...
  10. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Face-off: Kia Optima vs. Honda Accord A South Korean challenger beats the former champ Last reviewed: June 2011 This article appeared in June 2011 Consumer Reports Magazine. Latest on Sedans Overview Ratings & Reliability Recommended Buying Advice Both the Kia Optima and Honda Accord...
  11. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I'm in the market for a new car and have been using CR as one of my resources. Much to my shagrin the Optima was "Not Fully Tested" and therefore not rated. That is no longer the case. In the past few days they have posted the results of their test. They gave the 2011 Kia Optima LX 2.4 AT an...
  12. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    You may or may not know how greatly Consumers Guide affects how people buy these days, Consumers Guide gave Kia three awards. 2011 Best Buy and Recommended Awards
  13. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    An online website rated the 2007 Optima as a top 10 best buy for cars 10k and under. The 2011 Optima should also be a cinch to become a consumers best buy. Good price, lots of features, all in a attractive package.
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