2009 Kia Optima User Reviews

2009 Kia Optima Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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2009 Kia Optima EX V6 Review
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Great Value: Standard Features, Great Warranty, Tons of Passenger Space.
Terrific mileage with 22 in spirited around town and up to 32 on long trips.

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Front seats totally lacking in lumbar support.  Leather surfaces are hard and feel almost plastic like.  V6 only slightly more sporty than 4 cyl.

fisheral
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Kia Optima: Good Value Family Car — Talk about value for the money. This car has been a good and relatively reliable all around family car with plenty of comfortable space for four (sometimes five). Looked at Accord, Fusion and Sonata and ended up with Optima. Great rear seat leg room - much better than Fusion. Gave up more supple leather and more horsepower from the Sonata, but paid 10% less. Liked styling and additional standard equipment and better mileage than Accord. Needs better front seats. Newer versions have improved the leather but cut down rear seat headroom.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2009 Kia Optima LX Review
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Fit/finish quite nice. Sporty-looking. Warranties are super.

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Adequate power. Upholstery looks nice but could be sturdier.

MrBigFish1959
35

My View Of Kia Cars/corporation Has Gone Way Up After Buying This Car. — Love it! The car is smooth, quiet, & dependable, with good mpg & enough bells and whistles to make it fun to drive. Great buy! Highly recommended!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2009 Kia Optima LX Review
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handeling, fuel economy

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David14617
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Excellent Car For The Money — It a great car. I had a 2003 optima and put 112,000 on it with very few problems. This car has more power, is smoother rides more taunt.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2009 Kia Optima SX Review
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It has it all

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Id like an adjustable lumbar

johnny44094
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Excellent — I drove a lot of cars. For the price quality and warranty, its miles ahead of anything else. 14,500 miles and not 1 problem! A toyota with thew same option is 10000 bucks more, You just can't beat it!Love the stereo and navagation system.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2009 Kia Optima LX Review
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Smooth ride, good gas mileage

Rick1160
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I'm Very Satisfied — This is a beautiful car and was an incredible bargain. The fit and finish of the car is perfect. I would recommend this car to anyone.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2009 Kia Optima LX Review
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Gas mileage; the ride is smooth; good sound system; speed

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If you're tall, this is NOT the car for you!

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I Really Enjoy Driving This Car, Although It Needs A Few Upgrades (ex. Exhaust System) — For a 4 Cyl, the acceleration is very good, and is a TON of fun to drive. The appearance could have been a bit for B.A., but I think overall it looks fairly nice. The gas mileage is really good too. Interior is easy to keep clean, although the back window is a mother effer to clean from the inside!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2009 Kia Optima EX V6 Review
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EVERTHING!

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msfunn1
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Omg! V6, Navigation,sunroof, Leather Seats & Sirius Satellite! — I had my baby 4 a week now, i purchased it from a Kia dealer in NJ, this is a awesome machine, FAST & SEXY! My hubby has a $70k BMW, He loves my Kia, i say hands off! i'm in love with my Kia!

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2014 Kia Optima Reviews

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2013 Kia Optima Reviews

Too Much Plastic, Not Good Quality By Ms_Illusion_1974

this car is NOTHING like I had researched on, the one I got is definitely a bad nightmare, handles terrible,, mediocre gas mileage- the steering is a danger , as it drifts left to right,, you have to ... Read More

Hard To Find Such A Great Value Anywhere Else By Patrick

Overall a great car, has options that European luxury cars don't have at twice the price, drives well, looks good. Feels a small bit underpowered and would like to see better gas mileage if not a more... Read More

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2012 Kia Optima Reviews

Great Car!!! By Qshaq87

The car drives better than expected! This was the only four cylinder I felt had enough power! The ride is sporty and confidence inspiring. With the amount of awards it has won and how much it has chan... Read More

The Car Is Nice By MichalSokolov

I'm extremely satisfied with that car! It drives very well, looking great and interior is nice! Fuel economy is also very nice and efficient. Maintanence cost is pretty cheap - it's not a BMW or Merc... Read More

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2011 Kia Optima Reviews

Never Been In The Shop For Any Type Of Repair. Gas Milage Is Great. I Average 28-29 Mpg By KBarber_1234

Fun car to drive. kick it in manual and it feels like a sports car. traction control work awesome in the snow. I test drove the 2.0 turbo and with this 2.4L high output engine, I didn't feel much diff... Read More

Fun, Fast, And Reliable By joel0981

I love everything, speed and handling. Small motor with big bite. Shift able automatic and very nice navigation system with rear view camer. But sad to see it didn't come out in manual. Hopefully one ... Read More

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