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2003 Kia Optima
Problems & Complaints
Worst 2003 Optima Problems by Category
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- interior accessories problems7NHTSA complaints: 4
- brakes problems1NHTSA complaints: 1
- engine problems1NHTSA complaints: 8
- lights problems1NHTSA complaints: 2
- windows / windshield problems1
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 13
- exterior accessories problemsNHTSA: 9
- electrical problemsNHTSA: 8
- fuel system problemsNHTSA: 5
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 3
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 2
- transmission problemsNHTSA: 2
- body / paint problemsNHTSA: 1
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