2014 Kia Optima Top Comparisons

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2014 Kia Optima SXL TurboReview
skwiek writes:
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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.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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2014 Kia Optima EXReview
Angel writes:
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It's A Good Car — It's a good car at a reasonable price. It's very functional and I would recommend it. It gets good gas milage and rides smooth. I wish they had more color choices though. We got gray but it shows dirt a lot.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Good value

Cons: Some features that cost extra, cost too much

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2014 Kia Optima SX Turbo Review
Lilstar23 says:
drove it did not like the interior or how it handle
vs2014 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T Limited FWD
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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2014 Kia Optima Review
Kash42 says:
I found a kia optima and bought it from off this site. The only reason i did not get the k900 is because it was rear wheel drive and its not good in the snow.
vs2015 Kia K900
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2014 Kia Optima EX Review
Lora says:
Beautiful car IF you can find it with ALL the options. I never got the same gotta have it feeling when looking at Optimas that had cloth seats and no power seats or no panoramic sunroof. Drives smoothly and looks sporty for mid size.
vs2014 Hyundai Elantra Limited Sedan FWD
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Handling Ranked 2014 Hyundai Elantra Limited Sedan FWD better.
"Tighter steering than the Optima and smaller turn radius."
Would Buy Ranked 2014 Hyundai Elantra Limited Sedan FWD worse.
"I would only buy the Optima over the Elantra Limited IF it came loaded. As a loaded fully featured car, its beautiful, almost flawless! But for everyday driving and getting around the Elantra is a much better value."
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2014 Kia Optima Review
MaryPBI_1516 says:
Looks nice, GREAT pick-up. A bit much wiggle-room in the steering wheel & I didnt like the lack of headroom for the driver & low seating in the passenger seat.
vs2013 Toyota Prius Five
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2014 Kia Optima EX Review
RedHead818 says:
Sporty, technology is good, drives, and handles very good. 4 cylinder is surprisingly powerful.
vs2014 Chevrolet Malibu 1LT FWD
2014 Kia Optima EX winning categories:
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Handling Ranked 2014 Chevrolet Malibu 1LT FWD worse.
"Kia is wider, and lower to ground. Suspension is better. It handles better."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2014 Chevrolet Malibu 1LT FWD worse.
"Kia has a large, deep trunk. You can also put the back seats down, and add more cargo space."
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2014 Kia Optima EX Review
Todd says:
Great car, drives and handles great, spacious for family, has power and offers lot of options. Very satisfied.
vs2014 Nissan Maxima SV
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Would Buy Ranked 2014 Nissan Maxima SV better.
"I like both cars for Style and performance, Nissan and KIA makes great cars. But from past experience the Nissan maxima I think in the long run out last the Kia. "
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2014 Kia Optima Review
GuruWBPG3 says:
The kia is a nice car it drives well...and looks good...but a bit small and could use more head room...and a larger back up mirror
vs2015 Toyota Camry
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2014 Kia Optima LX Review
Marty says:
vs2014 Buick Verano Convenience FWD
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Back Seats Ranked 2014 Buick Verano Convenience FWD worse.
"more leg room"
Would Buy Ranked 2014 Buick Verano Convenience FWD better.
"Great value"

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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 Rafi6976

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

Review By Darren

The Kia was quiet, refined and provided a satisfying combination of performance and economy from the powertrain. I was also smitten with the level of adjustability for the engine. Read More

2018 Kia Optima Reviews

Review By Guru9KSFD8

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

Review By Guru9K5HJX

Great overall vehicle. Great gas milage and handling. love kia 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 Mye

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

Review By baller_prill

This car is very reliable, extra spacey, and has inquisitive design. Only downside would be lack of features for lower builds. Read More

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