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WAY impressed with this car!
By c1carroll on 08/17/14 06:08 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Kia Optima Sedan EX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A)

Review

Went shopping for a used Optima the minute I realized it was 'car time'. Found a used 2013 with 44K on it, and almost dismissed it out of hand for high miles, until I drove it, then ...WOW! Like it just rolled off factory floor. Loaded EX with ALL the bells and whistles. Have had it for 7 months and another 6K, and I cant find the slightest flaw. Getting about 24 MPG around town, and up to 38MPG on hwy, so I do NOT understand the MPG complaints I've read here. Car drives like it's on rails, and very quiet. My wife has the 2011 Sonata Limited so we're always comparing cars, and she'll admit, the Optima is the better of the 2. For the price, you can't beat it
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3 of 6 people found this review helpful
Engine Problem
By sms3613 on 03/25/14 06:02 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Kia Optima Sedan LX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A)

Review

So i bought my 2013 Kia Opitma in October of 2013 and I just had to replace my engine this month. Took it to two different dealers and they couldnt diagnose the problem. Finally went to a dealer that could and they told me I needed a new engine. The car isnt even 6 months old and has about 10000 miles on it. Its a great looking car and fun to drive on the weekends. Customer service could be a lot better and helpful.
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Fantastic Sedan
By golleye on 02/06/14 11:20 AM (PST)

Vehicle

2013 Kia Optima Sedan LX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A)

Review

I test drove this car, a scion TC, and a Honda accord and the Optima was, in my opinion, the best of the three. With the features offered and the low price tag this car blew me away. I've had the car for 7 months now and have put 11,000 miles on it and I still love it. I have seen the other people saying that they do not get good gas mileage but on the country roads I get about 30mpg and in the city I still get a good 27mpg on the highway I usually average 35mpg. I have had no problems with the car and I definitely recommend it to someone looking for an amazing and gorgeous looking sedan with a low price tag.
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10 of 11 people found this review helpful
POOR GAS MILEAGE
By sedum on 01/15/14 07:05 AM (PST)

Vehicle

2013 Kia Optima Sedan EX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A)

Review

the best gas mileage I get is 18 city and 27 on a trip. the company and the dealer (courtesy kia Altoona pa) will do nothing. I would never buy another kia.
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful
2013 KIA Optima SX after 12000 Miles
By achero1 on 01/12/14 11:02 AM (PST)

Vehicle

2013 Kia Optima Sedan SX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

Review

This is a follow up review on my KIA Optima SX after 12000 miles. I purchased my 2013 Optima SX in July of 2013 new after trading out of an Infiniti M35X. The Optima has been a great car. I still can't get over how great the car looks. I commute 80 miles a day round trip to work. After 6 months I have 12000 miles on my Optima. The only issue I have had is the gasket around the moon roof which was replaced by the dealer. I have been averaging with the turbo and running high test (my choice,) on the average 25 miles per-gallon. That is apox. 425 miles on a tank of gas.Living in NH and commuting to Mass the Optima is pretty decent in the snow. Great car all around.
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6 of 6 people found this review helpful
Who'd have thought???
By longbeachjim on 11/27/13 17:35 PM (PST)

Vehicle

2013 Kia Optima Sedan EX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A)

Review

I'm almost 50 and have owned many cars...Mercedes, Audi, BMW, Volvo, Acura, and am probably a bit of a car snob. I never would have thought I'd own a Kia, but had long been drawn to the exterior design for the fact that there's nothing else on the road that looks like it. So, I went to the dealer for a closer look. Wow! Interior design is outstanding! Quality is amazing, and more features than my loaded Acura TL had! I'm seriously in love with this car... Beautiful, stylish, excellent fit and finish. The steering is a little touchy, and took me a bit to get used to. Otherwise, there's not a vehicle out there that delivers more bang for the buck than this bad boy.
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful
nice
By bhooks on 11/14/13 19:36 PM (PST)

Vehicle

2013 Kia Optima Sedan LX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A)

Review

Best investment I have4 made in a long time.
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1 of 3 people found this review helpful
Love My 2013 Optima
By classy38 on 10/17/13 10:02 AM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Kia Optima Sedan EX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A)

Review

I started off searching for a Mercedes and did not see one that had all of the features I wanted without breaking the bank. Then I spotted a gorgeous Infiniti that I liked very much but did not have all of the bell and whistles as the Kia Optima like rear seat warmers and the panoramic sunroof. Not to mention the Infiniti was at least 3 years older, with a partial warranty. After looking at the Optima there was no comparison to the amenities and the price was great compared to the type of vehicles that I was searching for. I was able to get everything I wanted in this vehicle without paying a fortune. This car is great it handles well, it looks good, and it looks better with tinted windows.
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Super fun SXL sport sedan connects with road in comfort and style at reasonable price!
By robberoony on 10/15/13 22:17 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Kia Optima Sedan SX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

Review

I love under-rated cars, esp. ones that are transformed when you buy the top of the line model, and SX Limited sure fits this bill! 2l Turbo mill is potent, revs freely, and has a wide power band for it's size. Easily outperforms my 2011 Fusion V6. Handling is also great, very connected to the road, low body roll, wonderful automatic downshifts, quick response off-idle, and a blast to manually up or down shift at any time via the paddles. Comfort is outstanding too, I especially love the cooled seats and soft, high quality leather. Infinity audio + sub is superb! The electronics are also carefully thought out and nicely integrated - nav, phone, audio, voice control all intuitive.
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Best bang for the buck, hands down
By jestmaty1 on 10/06/13 12:18 PM (PDT)

Vehicle

2013 Kia Optima Sedan SX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)

Review

10 months and just shy of 9,000 miles and this car is getting better every day! Quick, stylish, and just plain fun to drive
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