2007 Kia Optima Review

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Redesigned last year, the mid-size, front-wheel-drive Optima sedan carries through into 2007 with both four- and six-cylinder models, a good-sized 14.8 cubic foot trunk and one of the roomiest cabins in its segment.  Standard safety equipment includes front and front seat-mounted side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, active front headrests and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). Four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with Brake Assist, stability and traction control and Brake Assist are available as a packaged option. Drivetrain-wise, the standard 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine produces 161 horsepower while the optional 2.7-liter V-6 is good for 185. A five-speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic manual shift capability is standard on most Optima models. An improved, smoother shifting five-speed manual transmission is standard on the base LX four-cylinder model, which also comes standard with  cruise control, keyless entry and alarm, manual tilt and telescopic steering column, audio system controls on the steering wheel and floor mats. The LX V-6 model adds dual exhaust outlets and alloy wheels. Top-of-the-line EX models (four-cylinder and V-6 versions) feature alloy wheels, fog lights, solar glass, eight-way power adjustable driver's seat, automatic temperature control, auto-dimming rear view mirror with Homelink, leather-wrapped steering wheel, trip computer, metal door scuff plates, chrome accent outside door handles and an Infinity AM/FM/cassette/six-disc CD/MP3 premium audio system; the EX V-6 adds dual exhaust outlets.

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December 31, 2016
2016 Kia Optima 4-Door Sedan LX

Best car for the money

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My previous car was a 2013 Kia Optima. The 2016 version is just as good and then some. Improvements noted: interior materials, backup camera, ride quality, quietness, fuel mileage. Both of my Optimas have had... + More »
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April 21, 2016
2016 Kia Optima 4-Door Sedan SXL Turbo

Must have this car

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I'm a paraplegic and this car is the best car I've ever driven in the 16 years I've been in a wheelchair. I wish I had one I wouldn't trade it for the world. Great car great job Kia.
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January 18, 2016
2016 Kia Optima 4-Door Sedan SXL Turbo

Luxury car at an affordable price.

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love the 2.0 turbo, even if the fuel economy is not that great. I can't think of a feature that this car is missing.
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August 27, 2015
For 2016 Kia Optima

Great looking car, but saddened by the few things I wish I would have known before my purchase decision.

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The passenger seat is placed lower than the drivers seat and cannot be adjusted. I did not know this when I purchased the car, because I test drove it obviously on the drivers side. When my husband drives, I... + More »
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April 20, 2015
For 2016 Kia Optima

Great Cars

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Had 1 2012 for 3 years and 3 mos - nothing ever went wrong - great looking and great resale value.
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June 5, 2016
2015 Kia Optima 4-Door Sedan LX

Exterior looks classy, however, on the interior, the passenger seat is way too low and non-adjustable.

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With the exception of the passenger seat, the car is excellent quality for the money. Gas milage is really good, pick up is better than average, and we love to take trips in this car. However, if Kia does not... + More »
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November 5, 2015
2015 Kia Optima 4-Door Sedan LX

Very good looking and nice to drive.

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Just bought this and so far Im loving it. Its very sporty looking and I was surprised at the features for the price. I usually drive a Cadillac but i find myself wanting to drive the Optima instead. Feels like... + More »
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October 22, 2015
2015 Kia Optima 4-Door Sedan LX

ONE AWESOME CAR FOR THE PRICE

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HAS ALL THE FEATURES IN A CAR I LIKE COMFY INSIDE AND SHARP LOOKING OUTSIDE DASH AND CONTROLS EASY TO USE AND UNDERSTAND HANDLING AND PERFORMANCE IS EXCELLENT IT IS MY KIND OF CAR
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October 15, 2015
2015 Kia Optima 4-Door Sedan LX

so far everything is good.

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I've only had for 7 days and I love my 2015 optima!!! The only thing that concerns me is when engine is at an idle the engine makes a ticking sound. Normal???
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September 11, 2015
2015 Kia Optima 4-Door Sedan LX

awsome car but tires too low

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I have the turbo one,its a wonderful car except the tires.I have had three replacement in 6 six month because they are too small and any hole in the road you got a knew tire have to buy.
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