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2015 Kia Optima Turbo Review

The Kia Optima in getting a turbo...

2014 Kia Optima Review : Platinum

Kia's mid-size Optima sedan sees some styling and equipment changes, but is it enough in the tough medium car market?

Kia Optima Turbo Review

It's finally available in right hand drive, but will Kia's turbocharged Optima make it to Australia?

Kia Optima Review

The Optima's Euro-like styling, class leading level of standard features and outstanding value for money make it a strong proposition in the medium car segment.

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2016 Kia Optima Walkaround : 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show

Read more about the Optima here. This is the new generation Kia Optima, and you'd be forgiven for thinking it looks similar to the previous generation, but if you look closely there's been a lot of subtle tweaks to the whole vehicle. As with previous Kia's the new Optima has been specifically tuned for Australian roads...

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2011 KIA Optima Driving Footage

The all-new Kia Optima, driving footage shot around Melbourne Australia. For a full written review check out

Kia Optima News

Kia Optima Sportspace: new wagon gets green light for production

The all-new 2016 Kia Optima, revealed in March ahead of an Australian debut later this year, will soon be joined by a wagon sibling. The new sedan makes its European premiere this week, and it’s with that launch that Kia has confirmed plans for “a new body style inspired by the Sportspace concept” unveiled in February...

Kia Optima 1.6-litre turbo 'wouldn't make sense' for Australia

The 2016 Kia Optima comes with the option of a much-discussed a new 1.6-litre turbocharged engine for the North American market — an engine, we have learned, which will not make it to Australia. The decision to leave out the 1.6-litre turbo - which is coupled to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission - appears to be due to local positioning and weakening demand in the medium-car segment...

2016 Kia Optima: Bigger sales expectations

Kia Australia is aiming to increase sales of its Optima sedan with the launch of the all-new model later this year. The current-generation Kia Optima has struggled in the medium car segment since its local launch in 2011. Last year (2014) the Optima managed 1274 sales in Australia, which meant it was outsold by the Ford Mondeo, Holden Malibu, Honda Accord, Hyundai i40, Mazda 6, Nissan Altima, Skoda Octavia, Volkswagen Passat as well as the unbeatable Toyota Camry...

2016 Kia Optima specifications & details

The 2016 Kia Optima sedan has made its official debut at today’s New York International Auto Show. The upcoming mid-sized sedan will be in Australia late this year with a choice of two engines, including a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo previously unavailable for our market alongside the existing 2.4-litre four-cylinder petrol. The 2...

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Kia Optima Owner Reviews

2012 Kia Optima Platinum Review

Famous for having a brand name that is an acronym for "Killed In Action", Kia is also well known among Australians for pumping out cheap, yawn inducing cars in the 1990's that you wouldn't even wish upon your own mother-in-law.. unless you wanted her to die violently in a single vehicle accident...

2011 Kia Optima Platinum Review

  Just back from Brisbane, drove down in the Kia and back in a Avis rented -Mitsubishi Mirage. The timing belt went in the Kia. So far my Kia Optima which I brought new on the 25 May 2011 and has done 44,000 Klm. I have had the car serviced as per the handbook...

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