2017 Kia Optima EX Auto Specs

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2017 kia optima Specs and Performance

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Performance Specifications

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  • MPG City / Hwy


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    • White
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  • Drivetrain


  • Engine

    4 Cyl

  • Displacement

    2.4 L

  • Transmission


  • Fuel tank

    19 Gal

  • Fuel Type


  • Door count


  • IIHS Overall Safety

    5 out of 5

  • Emissions Score


What People Are Paying

Prices shown are the prices people paid including dealer discounts for the 2017 Kia Optima EX Auto with standard options and in good condition with an average of 12,000 miles per year. Taxes and fees (title, registration, license, document and transportation fees) are not included.

Average price paid

Data from 184 transactions - Updated 01/06/20
80% of people paid between:
$15,318 - $17,547
Data from 184 transactions - Updated 01/06/20

Vehicle Rating


The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners regarding their vehicle's quality, dependability, performance, depreciation and their experience at the dealership

2017 Sedan Rating Avg. Price
#1 Toyota Camry 83 $16,963
#2 Nissan Altima 81 $14,785
#3 Chevrolet Malibu 81 $15,867
#4 Subaru Legacy 80 $17,642
#5 Buick Regal 80 $17,800
#8 Kia Optima 78 $14,998


These additional ratings provide more detail behind the overall score in terms of quality, reliability, safety, experience, and resale value of a vehicle based on verified owner input.

Quality & Reliability

J.D. Power
Out of 100

Driving Experience

J.D. Power
Out of 100


J.D. Power
Out of 100

Dealership Experience

J.D. Power
Out of 100

The Pros

Measured owner satisfaction with 2017 Kia Optima performance, styling, comfort, features, and usability after 90 days of ownership.

Interior storage spaces

The vehicle's voice recognition and bluetooth

Comfort of the 2nd row seats

Problem Areas

The problems experienced by owners of the 2017 Kia Optima during the first 90 days of ownership.

Engine smoothness

Forward visibility

Vehicle stability in poor conditions

Consumer Reviews Verified Owner Reviews

Reviews from owners of the 2017 Kia Optima.

Verified owner

Magda A.

  • Aug 30, 2017
  • 6,000
  • Owned 5 months
4 out of 5 stars

I love driving my new Kia! I made a great choice and I would recommend anyone to buy it because it is reliable and fun to drive!

Verified owner


  • Aug 30, 2017
  • 5,200
  • Owned 3 months
5 out of 5 stars

I absolutely love the Kia brand of vehicles! This is my 3rd new Kia and I love it so very much! I only graduated from a Forte to get into a Optima lease deal so I can get a wonderful new Kia every 3 years! My sister still has my 2003 Kia Optima. 165,000 miles and still going strong except for the ru

Verified owner


  • Aug 22, 2017
  • 10,000
  • Owned 5 months
4 out of 5 stars

It is very reliable and user friendly. I've been told that the rear seating is very comfortable and spacious. Fun to drive! :)

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