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2012 Kia Optima Repair & Maintenance Costs

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

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The annual maintenance cost of a 2012 Kia Optima is $411. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common 2012 Kia Optima Problems

2012 Kia Optima vehicles have 6 reported problems. The most commonly reported 2012 Kia Optima problem is: Door Locks Malfunction Not Allowing Driver or Passanger to Open Their Doors.

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2012 Kia Optima Reliability Rating
Average

The Kia Optima Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 8th out of 24 for midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $411 which means it has poor ownership costs. The severity of repairs is average, and major issues are less frequent than average, so major repairs are not common for the Optima.

Most Common 2012 Kia Optima Questions

There are 6 related questions for 2012 Kia Optima vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked 2012 Kia Optima questions.
My brake lights are on when I go out to go to work, and as I'm driving down the road the brake lights will come on an...
everything is OK but no sound ?

2012 Kia Optima Recalls

2012 Kia Optima vehicles have 1 known recalls. The most common recall is: Engine Machined Improperly Causing Engine Failure.