- February 13: Kia Recalls One (1) Optima to Fix Airbag Problems recalls | 12 days ago
- December 23: Kia Recalls Sportage and Sorento to Fix Trailer Brake Lights recalls | 64 days ago
2009 Kia Optima
Problems & Complaints
Worst 2009 Optima Problems by Category
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- seat belts / air bags problems3NHTSA complaints: 21
- windows / windshield problems3NHTSA complaints: 2
- transmission problems2NHTSA complaints: 4
- brakes problems1NHTSA complaints: 27
- electrical problems1NHTSA complaints: 13
- engine problems1NHTSA complaints: 19
- drivetrain problemsNHTSA: 23
- lights problemsNHTSA: 5
- steering problemsNHTSA: 4
- body / paint problemsNHTSA: 4
- interior accessories problemsNHTSA: 4
- suspension problemsNHTSA: 3
- miscellaneous problemsNHTSA: 2
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