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Kia Optima

The New Benchmark, For Now 2011 Kia Optima EX - Click above for high-res image gallery Nobody remembers the 2010 Kia Optima, but just like that, the 2011 model may be the mainstream sedan to beat. While some consumers – the uninformed and brand-bigoted – might remain skeptical,…

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2015 Kia Optima
MSRP: $21,690 - $35,500
2014 Kia Optima
MSRP: $21,500 - $35,300
2013 Kia Optima
MSRP: $21,350 - $26,800
2012 Kia Optima
MSRP: $19,500 - $26,500
2011 Kia Optima
MSRP: $19,200 - $26,200
2016 Kia Optima builds on third-gen car's sense of style, efficiency

Kia has lifted the veil on its all-new, 2016 Optima, showing off evolved sheet metal, adding a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder and introducing new tech features.
Kia offers first glimpse at new Optima ahead of New York debut

Kia is set to present its all-new Optima sedan at the 2015 New York Auto Show next month, but before it does, the Korean automaker is offering this sneak peek at the next-generation production model.
Next-gen Kia Optima previewed for New York Auto Show

Kia will present the all-new, fourth-generation Optima sedan at the 2015 New York Auto Show next month, but has given us an idea of what to expect with this pair of renderings it's just released.
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2014 Kia Optima
$19,369 / 29,968 miles / PA
2012 Kia Optima
$15,137 / 42,196 miles / NJ
2015 Kia Optima
$16,895 / 8,113 miles / NJ
Kia showcasing Optima T-Hybrid concept in Paris [w/video]

At the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, Kia showcased a new diesel hybrid powertrain. And at the rapidly approaching Paris Motor Show, it will present that new technology in the Optima sedan concept you see here.
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Hyundai and Kia recalling 1.6M more models for faulty brake switch

In what is likely the largest recall campaign for Hyundai and Kia, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a recall of more than 1.6 million models due to a faulty brake switch. This is in addition to almost 700,000 Hyundai and Kia models recalled for the same problem back in 2009.
Kia recalls 145K Rondo, Optima models over airbag issues

Kia has announced that it is recalling 145,000 vehicles to address faulty airbags. A total of 95,569 Optima sedans built between 2006 and 2008 and 50,186 Rondo MPVs built between 2007 and 2008 are included in the recall.
Report: Kia recalling 70,000 Optima sedans over rollaway fears

According to The Detroit News, Kia is recalling 70,115 examples of its 2006-2008 Optima sedans over a weak shift cable that could break and cause the car to roll unexpectedly when parked. Kia first noticed the problem in 2007 and changed manufacturing processes to try and cure the issue. They also notified technicians to look for flaws in customers' Optimas and address the issue if there was a problem.