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2009 Kia Optima Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2009 Kia Optima

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2009 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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2009 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...
Overall (4 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
July 01, 2015
2009 Kia Optima
Best car I have bought. It is the most less expensive vehicle ever driven - the routine maintenance is not all that expensive. I am so glad that purchased a Kia vehicle gas saver 100% trouble free ...
January 15, 2012
2009 Kia Optima
My wife and I both have 2009 KIA Optimas, The only issue that we have had we had it with both cars. If you have the headlights on and park and turn off the ignition swith and exit the car 99% of th...
January 18, 2011
2009 Kia Optima
We've had our '09 Kia Optima for almost a year and a half now and are very happy with it. Only 16k city miles in, but it runs/looks/feels pretty much brand new. Would love to upgrade to the nice,...