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Kia Optima  problems

Kia Optima

transmission Problems

We don't have a lot of Kia Optima transmission problems on file — feel free to add yours here. The most common Optima transmission problems cost $1,000 to fix & occur at 65,000 miles.

The worst model years for transmission problems are the 2010 Optima, 2013 Optima, and the 2009 Optima.

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