2012 Kia Optima Consumer Review: I would buy if it wasn't front
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2012 Kia Optima - Consumer Review

2012 Kia Optima

Average Consumer Rating

104 Total Reviews

EX Turbo Sedan (2.0L 4-cyl. Turbo 6-speed Automatic)

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I would buy if it wasn't front wheel drive
By atx4life on

Vehicle

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

Review

Kia has done an exceptional job with the 2012 Optima. I had a chance to test drive one and it was very surprising. I did enjoy driving it, however, all that horsepower is wasted b/c it's no fun driving a front wheel drive car. You cant drift and there is under-steer if you get on the gas too hard. Being front wheel drive is a major deal breaker for me. If they get smart and make a rear wheel drive or even an all-wheel drive model, I will buy one.

Best Features

exterior/interior design is awesome. Great power without sacrificing much MPG.

Worst Features

Make it rear wheel drive
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