2012 Kia Optima Consumer Review: A Solid Bullseye...

2012 Kia Optima Sedan - Consumer Review

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A Solid Bullseye...
By kitchendzyn on


2012 Kia Optima SX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)


This car far exceeded my expectations. I traded in my 09 Audi A4 for this car and have zero buyers remorse. It handles better on turns, takes the bumps better and accelerates as well or better than the Audi. But the most noticeable difference is the controls function easily without digging thru menus. I have owned 3 Lexu's and 1 Audi before this car and if you looking for style, function and fun to drive, this Optima SX handily beats them. Koreans are a proud people and are over achievers. They have designed and built a very good automobile. Some of my friends would never buy a Kia, not enough of a status symbol for them. They don't know what they are missing.

Best Features

The controls are clever and intuitive. The sound system is very good. The styling of this car, especially the exterior, is just right on target. The seats are very comfortable in the front.

Worst Features

Not much I can say at this price range. Perhaps they could use a more sophisticated surface for the main control panel but it still has a nice layout.
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