Used 2012 Kia Optima Sedan


$6,995 - $13,998
2012 Kia Optima

2012 Highlights

For 2012, the Kia Optima receives the optional Uvo voice command system on all but the base models and a minor shuffling of features between trim levels and option packages. The front seats have also been slightly reshaped for improved comfort.


Pros

  • Powerful and fuel-efficient engines
  • good ride/handling balance
  • handsome cabin
  • copious features
  • top crash scores
  • impressive value
  • lengthy warranty.

Cons

  • Can be tight on headroom
  • disappointing real-world fuel economy and driving experience for hybrid
  • numb steering.

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Used 2012 Kia Optima Sedan for Sale

Kia Optima 2012 Hybrid 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid 6A) Snow White Pearl Black leather/cloth31,555 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaHybrid
List:$13,998
Est.Loan: $261/mo
CarMax
3.1 mi away
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CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final purchase will be made in VA, and excludes tax, title, tags and $299 CarMax processing fee (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.

Kia Optima 2012 Hybrid 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid 6A) Snow White Pearl Black leather/cloth128,022 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaHybrid
List:$7,919
Est.Loan: $148/mo
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Kia Optima 2012 SX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Ebony Black 52,814 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaSX
List:$11,991
Est.Loan: $224/mo
Fairfax Kia(3)
15.4 mi away
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Snow White Pearl Gray cloth68,519 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaLX
List:$9,995
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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$275 Below Market
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***ONE OWNER VEHICLE, PEARL WHITE.....................2012 KIA OPTIMA SEDAN, TIPTRONIC AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, AIR CONDITIONING, POWER WINDOWS, LOCKS AND MIRRORS, AM/FM CD PLAYER, BLUETOOTH/ SIRIUS/ MP3, DUAL EXHAUST, SIDE AIRBAGS, ANTI-LOCK BRAKES, ALLOY WHEELS, A VERY SPORTY SEDAN***MUST PRINT AND PRESENT INTERNET AD FOR SPECIAL INTERNET PRICING BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT. PLEASE CALL MAXIMUM AUTO OUTLET AT 703.822.7998. GUARANTEED CREDIT APPROVALS FOR EVERYONE. FINANCE RATES AS LOW AS 2.99 APR. WE ARE LOCATED AT 8503-O EUCLID AVE, MANASSAS PARK, VA 20111. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.PRICE EXCLUDES TAXES, TITLE, LICENSE, $595 DEALER PROCESSING FEE, & FINANCE CHARGES. SOLD AS-IS, SEE BUYERS GUIDE FOR WARRANTY OPTIONS.

Dark Cherry Beige leather32,822 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaEX
List:$13,789
Est.Loan: $258/mo
Radley Acura(47)
22.9 mi away
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Satin Metal Beige leather85,107 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaEX
List:$9,995
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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2012 Kia Optima EX with All Available Options -- Extended Warranty Available

Dark Cherry Beige cloth83,492 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaLX
List:$9,799
Est.Loan: $183/mo
Audi Frederick(1)
25.6 mi away
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Ebony Black Beige leather84,036 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaEX
List:$8,990
Est.Loan: $168/mo
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Satin Metal Beige cloth90,933 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaHybrid
List:$9,590
Est.Loan: $179/mo
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Ebony Black Gray cloth107,080 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaLX
List:$8,788
Est.Loan: $164/mo
Malloy Hyundai(4)
29.8 mi away
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Satin Metal Beige cloth40,110 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaLX
List:$11,999
Est.Loan: $224/mo
Snow White Pearl Beige cloth120,248 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaLX
List:$10,998
Est.Loan: $206/mo
CarMax
40 mi away
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CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.

Dark Cherry Beige cloth0
Used 2012Kia OptimaLX
List:$10,498
Est.Loan: $196/mo
Hagerstown Honda
40.1 mi away
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Spicy Red Beige leather57,201 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaEX
List:$13,998
Est.Loan: $261/mo
CarMax
41.2 mi away
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Dealer Notes

CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.

Spicy Red Black leather/cloth91,400 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaSX
List:$11,594
Est.Loan: $217/mo
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Satin Metal Beige leather72,365 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaEX
List:$11,495
Est.Loan: $215/mo
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Ebony Black Black leather/cloth129,995 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaSX
List:$9,999
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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Dealer Notes

You'll love getting behind the wheel of this 2012 Kia Optima SX Turbo, which is complete with amenities such as a push button start, braking assist, dual climate control, hill start assist, stability control, traction control, anti-lock brakes, dual airbags, side air bag system, and airbag deactivation. It comes with a 2 liter 4 Cylinder engine. This one's on the market for $9,999. Don't skimp on safety. Rest easy with a 5 out of 5 star crash test rating. It has the best mileage with 22 MPG in the city and 34 MPG on the highway. The exterior is a sharp ebony black black. Call or visit to talk with one of our vehicle specialists today! Contact Information: Buchanan Automotive, 1035 E Main St, Waynesboro, PA, 17268, Phone: (717) 762-3141, E-mail: chevy@buchananisbetter.com. Our Guaranteed Credit approval is backed by a check for $100.00 if you don't ride home in your next vehicle or take your written approval with payments and terms home to review we will cut you a check! Many Certified Pre Owned, commission free

Ebony Black Beige leather74,334 miles
Used 2012Kia OptimaEX
List:$9,495
Est.Loan: $178/mo
Car City
51.1 mi away
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Features & Specs

Hybrid 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A)EX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A)SX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)EX Turbo 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)LX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6M)
MPG372828262628
Seating555555
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed manual
Fuelhybridgasgasgasgasgas
Horsepower206 hp @ 6000 rpm200 hp @ 6300 rpm200 hp @ 6300 rpm274 hp @ 6000 rpm274 hp @ 6000 rpm200 hp @ 6300 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    Overall5/5
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    Overall5/5
  • Side Barrier Rating

    Overall5/5
    Driver3/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front Seat3/5
    Back Seat5/5
  • Rollover

    Rollover5/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover9.6%

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

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Don't be fooled by the Badge
I have owned Dozens of new cars, including,7/ VW's,3/BMW's,3/Audi's,2/Acura's,1/Jag& a M-B. All were special in their own way, But as far as Packaging, performance, style, funtion, and safety rating (NHTSA/IIHS), My 2012 Kia Optima SX, is by far the best car I've ever Owned. it feels as solid as any of them. And on my trip From Texas to Va. I got 33 true MPG, at speeds somewhat above those posted. so a word to the wise car shopper, Don't be fooled by the Badge.
Excellent Cost / Benefit
Researched and compared to the Malibu, Camry, Accord, Altima, etc., and found this to be the best choice for me. Quiet and smooth ride, stunning looks, good interior materials, Bluetooth, USB, 10/10 drive train, 60/60 bumper to bumper (lifetime drive train from the dealer). With what Kia includes even on the LX AT, I've only added a factory spoiler and window tint. All this for under 20K after rebates..Gas mileage has been 25 around the city and up to 36 on the Hwy. Best of all, it's made here in the USA by American workers in Georgia.
Good in some aspects, still lacking in a lot more
Traded my '09 TSX for a '12 Optima SX. While there are tons of nice standard features, like the heated and cooled seats, the turbo, the push button start and the panoramic sunroof, it's easy to tell the trade-offs Kia sacrificed to appease the value conscious consumer. If you're a true car person who pays attention to details and spends a decent amount of time in the car, spend a little more and get a car from a manufacturer who figures out the details. The car has great power. It will go when you want it to. The tires are the weak point and you find that out with wet pavement. The mileage is less than what mfr states on the sticker and on the "ave mpg" show in the dash.
Used 2012 Kia Optima Sedan Overview

The Used 2012 Kia Optima Sedan is offered in the following styles: Hybrid 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid 6A), LX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A), EX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6A), SX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), EX Turbo 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), and LX 4dr Sedan (2.4L 4cyl 6M).

What's a good price on a Used 2012 Kia Optima Sedan?

Save up to $430 on one of 46 Used 2012 Kia Optima Sedan for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $6,995 as of 07/15/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2012 Kia Optima Sedan trim styles:

  • The Used 2012 Kia Optima Sedan EX is priced between $6,995 and $13,998 with odometer readings between 32822 and 148594 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Kia Optima Sedan LX is priced between $7,250 and $11,999 with odometer readings between 0 and 138374 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Kia Optima Sedan Hybrid is priced between $7,919 and $13,998 with odometer readings between 31555 and 128022 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Kia Optima Sedan SX is priced between $8,738 and $12,000 with odometer readings between 52814 and 137654 miles.

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