2009 Kia Optima User Reviews

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    2009 Kia Optima LX Review
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    The Optima is bit more elegant, more flair in and out for the models up to 2010. Even the 2008 Optima still look very good. Not as many mechanical problems I am told and research.
    Power Ranked 2010 Ford Fusion SE worse.
    "More finesse and love into the mechanical aspects than Fusion."
    Back Seats Ranked 2010 Ford Fusion SE better.
    "Not sure. Did not set in back seat of anyone."
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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

    Pros: 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.

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

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    2009 Kia Optima LX Review
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    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

    Pros: Fit/finish quite nice. Sporty-looking. Warranties are super.

    Cons: Adequate power. Upholstery looks nice but could be sturdier.

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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

    Pros: handeling, fuel economy

    Cons: None

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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

    Pros: It has it all

    Cons: Id like an adjustable lumbar

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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

    Pros: Smooth ride, good gas mileage

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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

    Pros: Gas mileage; the ride is smooth; good sound system; speed

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

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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!

    Pros: EVERTHING!

    Cons: NOTHING!

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Kia Optima Reviews

    Great Bang For The Buck! By The2388

    Great car for personal use or commuting for work! Very roomy interior and trunk for family and "stuff"! Amazing speakers and sound system! Excellent Bluetooth phone operations with phone log memory f... Read More

    2014 Kia Optima Reviews

    Great By betrthnu_215

    So far I love it heads turn when I pull up. The base model comes with a lot of features. It handles like a dream I'm still trying to break him in so far only 397 miles on it. the interior is top notch... Read More

    Very Awsome Vehicle By skwiek

    My wife and I traded in our 2008 Town and Country on this vehicle. My wife loves it. Its sporty looking but great on gas mileage. Acceleration is fantastic. Handling is almost like its on rails. We ha... Read More

    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

    2012 Kia Optima Reviews

    Great Car!!! By migration_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

    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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