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  1. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Recently, a project I'd backed on Indiegogo finally arrived: the Hudway Drive It's not quite what the demo videos show, but it's pretty close... Here it is mounted in my (finally) finished cockpit rig: And at Night: Thoughts: it’s pretty decent, all things considered. There’s a little...
  2. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hello all. I searched the forum and found notes about sway bar links, lug nuts, CV/Axle nuts etc. Just wanted to see if there were any other occurrences and resolutions to my issue. 2012 Kia Optima SX 137k miles The last few weeks I have started to notice a slight clunk noise in the front...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone! I’m Ashley, and I’m a 2012 Kia Optima (2.4l engine) owner. My car has about 150,000 miles on it. This week my engine light has came on, and after diagnosis I’ve been told that I probably have a bad transmission temp sensor, and one can be ordered for me and replaced next week. My...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hello I'm a new member. I have a 2012 sx turbo with 23k miles and dealer I talk to said because I purchased from dealer with 4k miles on it that the 100k warranty does not apply. This is not the same dealer I brought car from but when I brought it they said I have factory 100k warranty, . Must...
  5. Hybrids
    Ever since getting the 2017 Hybrid, the car felt solid with pretty good handling. I've driven it somewhat hard with the OEM tires and it felt pretty good but I always felt the tires were the weak link and I wanted it to roll a bit less in corners. Back in December, I drove a Stinger GT and my...
  6. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I see people post about such and such a car being fun to drive, mostly implying that other cars are not. Usually, it's something like FWD cars not being as fun to drive as RWD or AWD cars. So, what makes a car 'fun to drive'? For me, it's all-around satisfaction. It's quietness as I go down...
  7. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hello All, My car is at 50,000 miles roughly. I get heavy vibrations only when the car is in drive and stopped. When the car is in park, the vibrations lesson greatly and become almost not noticable. I did a search but it seems everyone has a different issue. Is there a TSB for this? Thanks!
  8. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Our car has some kind of hard drive. Mine showed 3.5 gb of space. Since we can listen to music directly from a flash drive, could we also listen to music from an external usb hard drive?
  9. Kia Optima News, Rumors and Updates
    Read the complete Kia Stinger First Drive here
  10. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Ok so I've read a few posts on here concerning this issue and all signs have pointed to the Inhibitor Switch. I guess what I really am looking for is anyone with definite experience to say "Yes my car was doing that and I replaced the inhibitor switch and it fixed it." Or I did such and such...
  11. Hybrids
    All: I noticed this about oh heck 3 weeks ago, i have been on travel, but the ole lady drove the car this week, and I got the lovely message of "there is an issue with the system and the car is unsafe to drive." Does anyone know the exact cause ? Dealership is 45 minutes away and I dont want...
  12. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Really like the car, owned a 2013 EX previously. Really disappointed in the power of this turbo engine. Not impressed at all, 11 yr. old daughter just looked at me like WTH after flooring it a few times. Probably a deal breaker for me I'm sad to say.
  13. Kia Optima News, Rumors and Updates
    Read the complete Kia Niro Review Here
  14. Kia Optima News, Rumors and Updates
    2017 Kia Forte Test Drive: Here's What One Toyota Corolla Owner Said - Sponsored by Kia We put a Toyota Corolla driver behind the wheel of the new 2017 Kia Forte—and she absolutely loved it. Find out why, and watch her reactions here. www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GBjl8ECS9U
  15. Kia Optima News, Rumors and Updates
    2017 Kia Forte Test Drive: Here's What One Toyota Corolla Owner Said - Sponsored by Kia We put a Toyota Corolla driver behind the wheel of the new 2017 Kia Forte—and she absolutely loved it. Find out why, and watch her reactions here.
  16. Kia Optima News, Rumors and Updates
    We put a diehard Honda Civic driver behind the wheel of a new 2017 Kia Forte and let him loose in California's Malibu Canyons. What he had to say about his driving experience might just surprise you.
  17. DIY Projects
    Will there be an all wheel drive version of 2018 model?
  18. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I started driving a couple weeks ago using my SX. Doing well for a second gig, but realized that between the +80 mile commute everyday for the day job and the ton's of hrs behind the wheel driving as a second job, I'm worried I might wear the old girl out! I'm not sure who's run the most miles...
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