We were going to buy a Kia Rio, but
when we saw the Optima, my wife just
had to have it. And we lucked out
cause the 2004 Optima we bought
arrived just the night before. What a
bargain!!! For the price difference we
definitely made a move up (in size,
power and comfort) and we did it
without having to fork out the extra
7,000 for a comparable Toyota or
The ride is smooth and quiet. The
sound system is A+. The seats are
comfortable (the 60/40 rear seats
outstanding) and the trunk is
CAVERNOUS! Love the new horizontal
Move cruise control to steering
wheel.Not complicated but can get
dangerous on highway reaching for
cruise control button.Area around
trunk struts captures leaves/snow/ice.
Needs different gasketing system.
Light under hood and bigger windshield
washer fluid reservoir.
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