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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Keys
Record your key number The key code number is stamped on the bar code tag attached to the key set. Should you lose your keys, this number will enable an authorized KIA dealer to duplicate the k ...

Seat belts
Seat belt restraint system WARNING: • For maximum restraint system protection, the seat belts must always be used whenever the car is moving. • Seat belts are most effective when seatbacks ...

Performance
In terms of horsepower, the average sedan packs quite a wallop and will knock the Rio down a few rungs. However, bear in mind that high horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums. ...