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2010 Kia Optima Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2010 Kia Optima

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2010 Kia Optima is between $399 and $487 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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2010 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...
After the vehicle has been operated with electrical loads (lights, air conditioning), a weak alternator can cause starting difficulties. In some cases, the original alternator could not sufficientl...
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...
The button is on driver`s door ,and there is a trunk button also and it works works
When the engine is cold and I start driving then slow down between 3rd and 2nd gear my car seems ...
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
June 19, 2012
2010 Kia Optima
The car has been great overall. Meets my needs and is fun to drive. My only observation is that it shifts out way too quickly in drive occasionally leaving you with no power. It is not uncommon for...
January 31, 2011
2010 Kia Optima
My wife's car, she fell in love with it from start, mileage okay, comfortable for her,and sound system okay too. Handled well on long distance trips, took it to Virginia-Maryland, ride was smooth ...