2014 Kia Optima Top Comparisons

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2014 Kia OptimaReview
Guru915VGL writes:
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It’s missing a sunroof and back up drive camera

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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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Reviews From Other Years

2020 Kia Optima Reviews

Review By Guru5NFNH

I own a Nissan Altima and I wish I never did. I love my Kia. I don’t feel like I’m sitting on the ground. Rides great and I feel very relaxed driving it. Read More

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

2019 Kia Optima Reviews

Review By Samara

Great car! Nice features and worth the price! Very happy with my purchase!!! Read More

Review By Rafi6976

Just needs button start engine. It has smooth drive. Read More

2018 Kia Optima Reviews

Review By yazmeenavarzamani01

It had a history of moderate to severe damage from wreckage Read More

Review By Guru9KSFD8

Better sound system, only thing the Kia Optima lacks Read More

2017 Kia Optima Reviews

Review By Guru98WFWD

Has all of the bells and whistles. Only thing that would make it better is having a spare tire rather than just a can of fix a flat. I would compare the interior and ride to a Hyundai Sonata. The outs... Read More

Review By yldwall

Absolutely love the car. Comparable to the Honda Accord and the Toyota Camry of like years, but on average about $10,000 less for virtually the same car. Very quiet, very fast, user-friendly and luxur... Read More

2016 Kia Optima Reviews

Review By Ed

Great performance, great features, great looks for a great price. Read More

Review By Mye

Good trainer car for a young adult just starting out. Read More

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