2008 Kia Optima Consumer Review: Reliability could get 6 stars
ADVERTISEMENT

2008 Kia Optima - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

66 Total Reviews

EX Sedan (2.4L 4-cyl. 5-speed Automatic)

ADVERTISEMENT
Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display
Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
Reliability could get 6 stars
By bklyndriver on

Vehicle

2008 Kia Optima EX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 5A)

Review

I've had this car, as second owner, for three years. It has never been a problem. All I've done is replace the brakes and tires. It's still got less than 35K miles, but so far this is the best around-the-town car I've ever had. It is surprisingly fun to drive, handles great. Downsides: I don't get the mileage I thought it would get - seems like I fill up a little too often. At about 30, I can feel the gear shift. There is absolutely no style to this car - it is super generic. These things don't detract from how good the Optima is.

Favorite Features

Everything about the driving. Excellent radio in the base model.

Suggested Improvements

Styling is terrible, but new models are lovely. Cleaner shifting.
Recommend (0) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
ADVERTISEMENT
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific
Phone*
Call us at 855-782-4711
SMS*
Text us at ED411