3.6

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,000 miles

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2010 Kia Optima Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 082014

Optima 4-cyl

  • 70,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

While decelerating, either braking or coasting, the car will lurch violently when reaching approximately 22 mph. The severity of the lurch varies but in most instances it is hard enough to snap my neck forward.

- Corfu, NY, USA

problem #1

Jul 082013

Optima 4-cyl

  • miles
The cruise control is inoperative. The cruise control light will come on, but you cannot "set" the cruise control. I have read online about several other Kia makes and models having this same issue. As far as I can research, there is not a fuse for the cruise control.

- Grovetown, GA, USA

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