2011 Kia Optima Review

The previous generation Kia Optima was a vehicle struggling to keep up with the times, having emerged on the scene as a lackluster model masquerading as a value proposition, when in reality it was just plain cheap. And the market responded with even Kia Motor America VP of Sales Tom Loveless describing the brand’s presence in the hugely important mid-size sedan segment as, “way down near the bottom.”

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Specifications & Consumer information
Dimensions Bulb wattage Tires and wheels Recommended lubricants and capacities Vehicle identification number (VIN) Vehicle certification label Tire specification and pressure label Engine numbe ...

Kia's precise MDPS 'electric' power steering
To save fuel and deliver responsive handling in everyday driving, new Kia cee'd retains Kia's Motor Driven Power Steering system (MDPS). This electric power-assisted rack and pinion steering has r ...

Wipers and washers
Windshield wiper/washer Rear window wiper/washer (if equipped) A : Wiper speed control · MIST – Single wipe · OFF – Off · INT – Intermittent wipe · LO – Low wiper speed · HI ...