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2005 Kia Optima Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2005 Kia Optima

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2005 Kia Optima is between $399 and $487 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2005 Kia Optima
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$443
Annual Repair Cost
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Check Engine Light illumination—combined with a lack of power or a stumble on acceleration—may be caused by the throttle position switch (TPS). Kia released an improved part which shoul...
A defective AC compressor clutch assembly can cause excessive noise or vibration when the air conditioning is on. Improved parts are available. Replacing the faulty clutch assembly does not neces...
Timing belts can break prematurely and cause serious engine damage. When replacing a broken timing belt, the crankshaft position sensor should also be replaced as it most likely has suffered damage...
Car has 98k miles cranks then cuts off idk what to do please help me out thanks
My windshield wipers wont turn off and the fluid keeps coming out, it occured after my brights go...
My 05 Kia Optima when it is shifting into 2nd and 3rd gear sometimes it will hesitate like it isn...
Overall (8 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
January 27, 2014
2005 Kia Optima
Wife has had 2005 Optima 6cylinder since new. Problems experienced same as screamed about elsewhere: head light bulbs blow out: USE ONLY FACTORY BULBS - after market last moments; Door lock system...
April 02, 2013
2005 Kia Optima
th1s car has prerformed well so far. I have about 110.000 miles on it, my wife was driving it the engine cut off and it wouldent start up again. After waiting about an hour I tried to start it ag...
December 02, 2012
2005 Kia Optima
we have a 2005 kia optima, while we were headed to a dr appointment, it started fine early that morning, about 6 a.m. stoppped got something to eat, started just fine, got to the VA hospital, pulle...