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2009 Kia Optima
Problems & Complaints
Worst 2009 Optima Problems by Category
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- windows / windshield problems2NHTSA complaints: 2
- electrical problems1NHTSA complaints: 10
- transmission problems1NHTSA complaints: 4
- brakes problemsNHTSA: 24
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 17
- engine problemsNHTSA: 16
- seat belts / air bags problemsNHTSA: 10
- interior accessories problemsNHTSA: 4
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 3
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 3
- steering problemsNHTSA: 3
- body / paint problemsNHTSA: 3
- lights problemsNHTSA: 3
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