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Kia Optima Repair and Maintenance Costs

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

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 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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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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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...
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Kia Motors America (Kia) has recalled one 2016 Optima vehicle. In this vehicle, the end seal for...
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Optima vehicles manufactured No...
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Optima vehicles manufactured No...
Overall Score (50 Reviews)
October 27, 2015
2004 Kia Optima
I got stuck buying from Dons used cars. He is a buy here pay here dealer. It is a 2004 Kia Optima and i was in a rush as they just done detailing the vehicle. So after i got the car home ...
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 ...
November 08, 2014
2004 Kia Optima
Bought my 2004 Kia Optima LX 4 cylinder in 2008. Had basically NO problems with it at all till 2014. Door locks would occasionally not want to lock or unlock from inside and outside, as well as, wi...