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2012 Kia Optima

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Kia Optima highlights

Customer reviews

4.6 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4.5 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

24 city, 35 highway, 28 combined

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New for 2012

  • Optima trims have been upgraded with Smart Key as standard equipment this year.

Explore Kia Optima details

LX 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Manual Transmission
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Power Mirrors

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

2.4L

Horsepower

200

Torque (ft-lbs)

186

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

18.5

Wheelbase

110"

Overall length

190.7"

Width

72.1"

Height

57.3"

Leg room

F 45.5"/R 34.7"

Head room

F 40"/R 37.6"

Front tires

P205/60R16

Rear tires

P205/60R16

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Manual 6

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

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RepairPal gave the Kia Optima an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Kia Optima 7th out of 30 among Midsize Cars.

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