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2006 - 2008 Kia Optima Recalled For Transmission Flaw

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 sedans from the 2006, 2007, and 2008 model years. At issue is an improperly installed shift cable, which could cause an accident... read more

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2011 Kia Optima, Chicago's vintage metal bridge

2011 Kia Optima EX Review: It Hits The Hot Spot

Kia's 2011 sedan de grace ends Optima's dowdy image In broadcast TV, network "up fronts" preview new fall shows. By mid-winter, networks revamp their lineups. An alternative... read more March 1, 2011 by  0


 
Super Bowl ad for the 2011 Kia Optima

Kia To Give Away Five 2011 Optimas In One Epic Contest Super Bowl Promo

Many automakers are looking to incorporate some sort of social media or contest into their Super Bowl advertising this year. Kia is taking the contest route with its One Epic... read more February 1, 2011 by  1


 
Cadillac dealership

Auto Sales Finishing 2010 Strong, But Recovery Will Be Slow In 2011

While the U.S. auto market outlook can hardly be called bullish, sales this past month are pointing to some growth, and some further steps toward a rebound, in 2011. And that... read more December 27, 2010 by  0


 
Limited-edition Kia Soul 'Ignition'

Kia Thinks Outside the Box

Quick, what comes to mind when you hear the name, “Kia?” Is it a particular vehicle? Is it an image of a brand? If you’re a baby boomer, you may still... read more November 2, 2010 by  0


 
2009 Mitsubishi Lancer

Insurance Losses Point To Risky Drivers More Than Vehicle Safety

By most indications, a late-model used Mitsubishi Lancer is a good, safe choice. It's earned four and five stars from the federal government in recent model years, and while... read more October 19, 2010 by  2


 
2012 Mediocrity spy shots

Video: Subaru Brings Mediocrity To TNT Tonight

Last week, an eagle-eyed reader over at Motor Authority sent in some spy shots of a curious sedan sporting a "M" on the grill and a nameplate that read "Mediocrity". Painted... read more October 4, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Kia Optima

Can Kia Catch Up With Hyundai In Quality, Reliability?

Kia is on track to set an all-time sales record in the U.S. this year, beating its previous 305,000 sales, and it's no surprise how: lots and lots of product. Over the past... read more September 29, 2010 by  3


 
2011 Kia Optima EX

Today at High Gear Media: Fireball Run, Paris Show and Optima

On Day 4 of the Fireball Run, Team High Gear Media is running a strong third in the points standings--and heinously late hours fueled by 5-hour energy potions. We sense an... read more September 27, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Kia Optima EX

2011 Kia Optima: UVO Allows Hands-Free Calling, Audio Features

In the 2011 Kia Optima, Bluetooth connectivity and USB device connectivity come standard—even on the base LX model. But if you step up to Kia's new UVO (short for... read more September 27, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Kia Optima EX

2011 Kia Optima: First Drive

Kia quite simply gets it: Basic doesn't have to be boring. We've seen it in the host of models the brand has introduced over the past model year: the Forte small sedan, the... read more September 27, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Kia Optima

Today at High Gear Media: Hackers in Cars, Kia Optima, and Leaf

We've driven the 2011 Kia Optima enough for a very Quick Drive. First Drive? We'll save that for a future date. [MotorAuthority] Could your WiFi-connected car be vulnerable... read more September 1, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Hyundai Azera 4-door Sedan Limited Angular Front Exterior View

Five Cars That Lose Value Fast

  Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia have made giant strides in recent years.  Some of their 2010 and 2011 cars are among the best they've ever made, and are rated near the... read more August 9, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Kia Optima

Configure The 2011 Kia Optima, Get Estimated Pricing

When we brought you the first images of the new 2011 Kia Optima from the New York Auto Show, it was clear that this sister car to the 2011 Hyundai Sonata was different--in a... read more July 28, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Kia Optima

Kia Schools Us in Smart Style with 2011 Optima Interior

  The 2011 Kia Optima doesn't arrive in showrooms until the fall, but earlier this year the South Korean automaker blitzed the 2010 New York auto show with its upcoming... read more July 20, 2010 by  0


 
MINI Press Conference, 2010 New York Auto Show

Amazingly for New York, Less IS More at the 2010 Auto Show

Article by Bruce Richter; photographs by Robert Didal. The 2010 New York Auto Show had several themes this year. One was the prevalance and prominence of the greenest... read more April 9, 2010 by  0


 

 
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