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2014 Kia OptimaReview
Peoplerob writes:
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Not into this particular car. Not interested in high interest rates.

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Guru9WQ2FT writes:
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I love the car it was not expensive not that many miles a good car

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TDLittle1 writes:
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I love this car along with all the features it has.

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Jerry writes:
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Nice car looks great and like it just like black better

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Lynn writes:
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only problem is the mileage everything else is great

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Mikey writes:
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I loved the whole experience first car buyer here and they were very nice.

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Kash42 writes:
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I love the color the sun roof the keyless driving the back up camera. It was a good price and i compare it to thr k900

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2014 Kia Optima SX TurboReview
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Beyond It's Class! —

In our search for a stylish but sporty looking sedan & importantly having safety in mind, we originally looked at the Ford Fusion and Hyundai Sonata. Expanding the search, just to see if there were any others to consider, brought us to include the Kia Optima in an eye opening experience after test driving it for comparison. After great consideration between all 3 models, the Kia Optima SX Turbo won hands down because of having the looks and premium option features that made it a no-brainer to purchase. Being a die-hard Ford owner for years made it a very difficult choice but the warranty especially became a tipping point in the decision making process. Ford needs to wake up because 3yrs/36,000 mi. warranties are stone age in my eyes now. That narrowed the choice between the Kia Optima and Hyundai Sonata, both of which had the 5yr/60,000 bumper to bumper and 10yr/100,000 drivetrain warranties. Although the Sonata was very comparable in many ways my daughter (college student) noticed a lot of older drivers in the Sonata. The Optima's were being predominantly driven by a younger crowd. Funny enough, I saw her observations were true and so that became the last nail in the Sonata coffin. The Kia Optima SX amazes one if you're not over-expecting this car to be something that it's not. It's not a sports car, but the 2.0L Turbo model we purchased has excellent get up & go. The handling is just right for a sedan, which is hard to believe. We decided on going the full monty and got both the premium and technology packages.This added greatly to the MSRP, but after doing so, I could see it was well worth it. While sitting inside, you just notice more & more & more conveniences. We cannot speak about reliability because the car is too new, but we're so glad that our month of homework and shopping has brought us to purchasing a vehicle that is leaving the others in our rear view mirror. UPDATE: We've just turned 16,000 miles and the car is better than imagined. We are pleased that we made the right decision in choosing the Optima SX Turbo over any of the other Manufacturers comparable models. We've had no problems except for water entering the tail light which was replaced under warranty during our recent 15K servicing. It was a sealed LED unit so that's why it was replaced completely - a $500+ part no less - crazy what lights go for on newer cars with these LED's. As typical with OEM tires (Hankook - Korean tire of course like the car), they were terrible in the rain and had signs of above normal wear for the low miles we had on them. I bought dedicated Michelin snow tires for the winter and the Optima handled snow with great assurance. In May ('15), I bought a set of Continental PureContact w/ecoplus technology and the car just handles like a whole new vehicle. Tire response around corners is really amazing and they go through rain like it wasn't even there. Will update again!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: This car is called a sedan but it feels like a sport model when your sitting inside and looks sleek like one on the exterior. The engineering and styling is an absolute winning combination.

Cons: None

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2014 Kia Optima LXReview
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Great — 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.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: The Styling and handling is top notch

Cons: I don't like the kia emblems

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2014 Kia Optima SXL TurboReview
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Very Awsome Vehicle — 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 have the 10 yr / 100000 warranty. I would definitely recommend this vehicle to my friends.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: wife LOVES IT

Cons: electronic brake assist takes getting use to.

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Reviews From Other Years

2020 Kia Optima Reviews

Review By Guru9YCW67

Not sure what other car can be equal with this. The price is great, the features, and quality kia has brought is excellent! Read More

Review By Larry

I needed a 2020 EX Premium Sangria color for a specific reason. I found one in Columbus OH. Flew out and drove 2200 miles back home in less than 3 days. 34 mpg at highway speeds +. DCT worked l... Read More

2019 Kia Optima Reviews

Review By Guru9C8TS7

The second Optima we have purchased and third Kia. They have been great! Read More

Review By Guru3YNC2

This is one of the best mid size sedans l have ever owned. Packed with modern technologies which beats any European luxury brand with affordable price. Very roomy and quiet cabin. Read More

2018 Kia Optima Reviews

Review By Vhbigspring

The Kia Optima has a very smooth ride and easy to handle. The A/C is very cold. The car is also very comfortable and the back seat has plenty of leg room for all three teenagers. Read More

Review By GuruX9K8M

I’ve been driving it for 5 days. So far I really like it. I have had Toyota Camry’s for years, but the car market made it hard for me to afford one now. The Optima reminds me of the Camry only I like... Read More

2017 Kia Optima Reviews

Review By Jimmy

The ride quality is wonderful! Gas mileage is A+, the interior is spacious and ergonomically put together! You could literally drive anywhere in this car, well I wouldn’t take it muddin! Read More

Review By tdhall0311

I have a 2017 Kia Optima LX. Purchased it in 2018 with a little over 40K miles on it. Long story short it now has over 180K miles on it. The oil burns extremely fast on this car, constantly having to ... Read More

2016 Kia Optima Reviews

Review By Guru9C5BRZ

I like the car I want a turbo one tho Read More

Review By kim

Its a beautiful car and rides so smoothly, I would buy another one in a heartbeat Read More

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