Most Gorgeous $20K Car? - 2011 Kia Optima SX Turbo Long-Term Road Test

2011 Kia Optima Long-Term Road Test

2011 Kia Optima SX Turbo: Most Gorgeous $20K Car?

September 06, 2011

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Men's magazine Esquire named the 2011 Kia Optima the Most Gorgeous Car Under $20K in its Design and Technology Awards. Sounds like quite an accolade until you consider other under-$20K cars. Kind of a gimme, no? But what car (in the same price range) would you have picked as more "gorgeous" than the Optima? Suzuki Kizashi? Mazda 3?

(For the record, our Kia Optima SX Turbo in the above photo is $30K.)

Caroline Pardilla, Deputy Managing Editor

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