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Kia Optima Questions

Time And Date Not Displaying On Kia Receiver

Problem with date and time not showing up at all on my receiver. Options to adjust time are not available (greyed out).

Clock Stopped Working On Kia Optima 2017

This morning my clock was 12 hours behind. Next time I started the car, it disappeared altogether! I did nothing to mess with internal systems. Please help. Thanks

Does Anyone Know What's Happening With The Clocks

My 2016 KiA Optima is Doing the Same thing no Time Date has been that why for 3 Days took it the Deaker he first told me it was the Radio then he said it was Sirrius Satelite Tower Is Down they Do...

2016 KIA Optima SXL — No Date And Clock

No clock or date. 2016 KIA Optima SXL clock showed a date 6 months ago and wrong time three days ago. Now the clock and date do not show at all. Called a local dealer- no clue! Unable to upd...


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Older Kia Optima

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Kia Optima Overview

The Optima is Kia's entry into the mid-size sedan market. Its goal is to offer many of the same upscale features, performance, and quality, but at a lower price than comparable competitors.

Launched in 2001, the Optima is a four-door, front-wheel drive sedan. It came with either an I4 or a V6 engine, and the base model came equipped with power windows and locks, air conditioning, intermittent wipers, and a rear defrost. Higher trims added on cruise control, remote entry, a sunroof, heated mirrors, and leather trim. Aside from some minor exterior and interior styling changes, the Optima looked very much like the car upon which it was based, the Sonata.

It wasn't until 2006 that the Optima started to forge its own identity separate from the Sonata, with an all-new redesign, including a ittle more stylish flair to its lines and a different front end. It also got new, more powerful engines and was now loaded with six airbags. Standard luxury features remained about the same, with the new EX the top-of-the-line model.

Drivers have liked the overall performance of the Optima, complimenting its quiet ride and new rounded style. Performance suffers with the I4, obviously, and the V6 isn't winning any races, but it reliability is greatly improved. Along with the long list of standard equipment, one of Kia's most attractive features is its 10,000 miles/10-year warranty. That, combined with a lower pricetag than similarly equipped cars, positions the Optima as a luxury sedan for even the smallest wallets.

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