Safety-Minded

As with the rest of the Kia line-up, the 2009 Kia Optima is equipped with many safety features as standard equipment. This includes six airbags (dual advanced front and front-seat mounted side as well as full-length side curtain), front active headrests, side-impact door beams, height-adjustable front seatbelts with pre-tensioners and force limiters, three-point seatbelts for all seating positions, Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). The Electronic Stability Control Package adds Electronic Stability Control (ESC), a Traction Control System (TCS), brake assist and four-wheel anti-lock brakes.

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    Engine coolant
    The high-pressure cooling system has a reservoir filled with year-round antifreeze coolant. The reservoir is filled at the factory. Check the antifreeze protection and coolant level at least once ...

    Interior features
    Cigarette lighter For the cigarette lighter to work, the ignition switch must be in the ACC position or the ON position. To open the cover, press the cover and it will slowly open. To use the ...

    Wipers and washers
    A : Wiper speed control · MIST – Single wipe · OFF – Off · INT – Intermittent wipe AUTO - AUTO control wipe (if equipped) · LO – Low wiper speed · HI – High wiper speed B : In ...