I love my Optima. Purchased a 2010 Optima on 10/30/10, and 500 miles later, it's great. I am a short woman, and it's a comfy drive for me, as well as a comfy ride. My husband is 6', my sons are 5'10" and 5'7", and they can all sit very comfortably in the back seat, too (fabulous rear leg room!). Just enough toys to make me happy, but not so many cool electronic gadgets that I'll worry about one breaking. I really love the Sirius radio, the cruise control works flawlessly, and the controls for both on the steering wheel are great.
The engine and tranny - this car has so much pick-up, it's great. Jumps right off the line and just gets going.
Only nits with the car are that the exterior styling is a bit bland, and the ash tray/cup holder/front console arrangement is a bit awkward.
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