2012 Kia Optima Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2012 Kia Optima

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2012 Kia Optima
$537
Annual Repair Cost
on average
The annual maintenance cost of a 2012 Kia Optima is $537. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 2012 Kia Optima Problems

2012 Kia Optima vehicles have 24 reported problems.The most commonly reported 2012 Kia Optima problem is: Door Locks Malfunction Not Allowing Driver or Passanger to Open Their Doors
A faulty door latch assembly may cause one or both front doors to be difficult to open. replacing the worn latch will...
Check engine light illumination—combined with a lack of power or a stumble on acceleration—may be caused by the...

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The Kia Optima Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 8th out of 24 for midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $471 which means it has lower than average ownership costs. The severity of repairs is average and the frequency of those issues is low, so major repairs are uncommon for the Optima.

Most Common 2012 Kia Optima Questions

There are 79 related questions for 2012 Kia Optima vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked questions.
Cannot pass inspection due to fuel system not ready. car has low mileage, 34,000 and is in good condition otherwise....
Battery dies all the time. brake lights come on & stay on even after car is off & parked in driveway. ...
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