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2015 Kia Optima Gets Updated Cabin Tech, Refinement

2015 Kia Optima Gets Updated Cabin Tech, Refinement

There’s no rest for the weary when it comes to automakers and the ever-important mid-size segment, so Kia is adding a few more changes to the Kia Optima just one model year after an extensive mid-cycle refresh. SEE ALSO: 2013 Kia Optima SX-L Video Road Test Building on last year’s... read more

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2013 Kia Soul

Hyundai, Kia Owners Seek $775 Million Over Fuel Economy Fibs

Less than a week after the Environmental Protection Agency announced that not one, not two, but 13 Hyundai and Kia models failed to meet their advertised fuel-economy... read more November 8, 2012 by  28


 
2011 Hyundai Elantra

EPA Red-Flags Hyundai Elantra, Kia Sorento, 11 Others For Gas Mileage Ratings

The Environmental Protection Agency has revealed that Hyundai and Kia misstated fuel economy stats on 13 models from the 2011, 2012, and 2013 model years, including on... read more November 2, 2012 by  13


 
2012 Kia Optima SX Limited

2012 Kia Optima SX Limited: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Kia follows up its “Sandman” commercial aired during the Super Bowl with the reveal of its all-new, top-of-the-line 2012 Kia Optima SX Limited model at the 2012... read more February 8, 2012 by  0


 
2008 Kia Optima LX

2006-2008 Kia Optima, 2007-2008 Rondo: Recall Alert

Kia is recalling certain 2006-2008 Optima mid-size sedans and 2007-2008 Rondo wagons over concerns about a potential airbag defect. A notice on the National Highway Traffic... read more January 23, 2012 by  0


 
2007 Kia Optima LX

Kia Recalls Over 145,000 Optimas, Rondos For Airbag Flaw

Kia Motors Corporation has issued a recall for the 2006 - 2008 Optima sedan and for the 2007 - 2008 Kia Rondo. In those vehicles, Kia has identified a problem with the... read more January 20, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Kia Optima and Blake Griffen Commercia

Kia And Blake Griffin Take Dunk Commercial To Next Level

Back in February Kia teamed up with Clippers forward Blake Griffin for what some people have called the greatest NBA dunk ever. Later in the spring, Kia auctioned off for... read more October 21, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Kia Optima Hybrid, road test, Aug 2011

Kia Launches Optima Hybrid Myth Busters Facebook App

Kia is in the midst of launching the Optima Hybrid, and what better way to build up hype than with a shiny new Facebook application? Earlier today, Kia launched the Hybrid... read more September 19, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Kia Optima

2011 Kia Optima Beats Honda Accord In CR Family-Sedan Test

Kia has certainly come a long way. The company’s creative commercials touting redesigned product lineup are just one indicator of how Kia has managed to capture... read more May 12, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Kia Optima Hybrid

Kia Announces 2011 Optima Hybrid Pricing

If you’re in the market for a mid-size hybrid sedan, your shopping list just grew by one. Kia has announced pricing on their 2011 Optima Hybrid, which will start at... read more May 11, 2011 by  0


 
Blake Griffen Slam Dunk Over Kia Optima

Blake Griffin Auctioning Dunked-Over 2011 Kia Optima For Charity

Remember the 2011 Kia Optima that NBA star Blake Griffin successfully completed a slam dunk over--well, the hood at least--back in February? If not, you can catch our... read more May 6, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Kia Optima

2012 Kia Optima To Be Assembled In The U.S.

If buying a car that's made in the U.S. is a priority, you'll soon have one more choice. Beginning this fall, the 2012 Kia Optima will be built at West Point, Georgia. To... read more April 21, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Kia Optima, Chicago's vintage metal bridge

NHTSA Tests More Vehicles Under Tougher 5-Star Safety Rating System

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) continues to make its way through a backlog of vehicles waiting to be crash tested under a new, tougher system the... read more March 29, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Kia Optima. © 2011 Anne Proffit

2011 Kia Optima EX GDI: A World Class Sedan

All images: © 2011 Anne Proffit Driving a new car for 1200 miles in a week and a half can definitely tell the driver if the machine is naughty or nice. I'm here to... read more March 23, 2011 by  0


 
Blake Griffen Slam Dunk Over Kia Optima

Blake Griffin Jumps Over 2011 Kia Optima To Win Dunk Contest

When you think guerrilla marketing in the auto industry your thoughts most likely turn to MINI. Recently Kia decided to push its way into that segment by providing a 2011... read more March 18, 2011 by  2


 
2008 Kia Optima LX

2006 - 2008 Kia Optima Recalled For Transmission Flaw

Hot on the heels of the 2011 Kia Optima's five-star safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the company has announced a recall of 70,115 Kia Optima... read more March 14, 2011 by  0


 
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