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Kia Optima

Model Year Comparison

Worst Model Year
2011
Worst Category
engine Problems

Here are total complaints by model year for the Kia Optima. Overall the worst problem category is Kia Optima engine problems.

Although the 2013 Kia Optima has the most overall complaints, we rate the 2011 model year as worse because of other possible factors such as higher repair cost or more problems at lower mileage. The most-reported problem is with the 2011 Kia Optima for engine failure.

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