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Kia Optima Repair & Maintenance Costs

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

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

Most Common Kia Optima Problems

Kia Optima vehicles have 11 reported problems.The most commonly reported 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 throt...

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The Kia Optima Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 10th 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.

Kia Optima Reviews

Kia Optima vehicles rate highest in Exhaust and needs improvement in Electrical
Kia Optima (49 Reviews)
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Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical
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Exhaust
Heating
Suspension

Most Common Kia Optima Questions

There are 699 related questions for Kia Optima vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked Kia Optima questions.
Its a 04 kia optima 2.7 it has a slight tapping sound when it idles it acts like it wants to take off it jumps forwar...
Son-in-law drove car and pushed various buttons to operate the radio. don't know how it changed but need to change it...
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