2009 Kia Optima miscellaneous NHTSA complaints: Unknown Or Other

NHTSA — Unknown Or Other Problems

2.1

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
73,468 miles

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2009 Kia Optima miscellaneous problems

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2009 Kia Optima Owner Comments

problem #2

May 272013

Optima 4-cyl

  • 75,000 miles

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

Left front interior door handle broke in half during normal service. Eighteen months later, right front interior door handle broke during normal service. Both these instances made it difficult, if not impossible to exit the car, without rolling down the window to access the exterior door handle. Seems to be a safety risk if it were to occur in the event of an emergency.

- Philadelphia, PA, USA

problem #1

Jul 032014

Optima 4-cyl

  • 71,936 miles
Kia Optima ignition switch issues, steering wheel locked and couldn't turn car on and wheels locked. Had to have ignition switch replaced.

- Clermont, FL, USA

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