J.D. Power Award Winner

Performance

Awarded to the models with the highest owner ratings for design and performance after the first 90 days of ownership.

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Price Analysis

Good Price

This Kia Optima is priced $223 below predicted market average.

Condition Analysis

Good Condition

This Kia Optima has been driven 27% less than similar vehicles nearby.

Award Analysis

Performance

Awarded to the models with the highest owner ratings for design and performance after the first 90 days of ownership.

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Price Analysis

Good Price

This Kia Optima is priced $223 below predicted market average.

Condition Analysis

Good Condition

This Kia Optima has been driven 27% less than similar vehicles nearby.

Feature Analysis

Popular Features

The top features on this vehicle are: Gray, LX.

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Fuel Cost

This vehicle's monthly fuel cost is approximately 83.

Feature Highlights

interior

  • Side Curtain Airbags
  • Power Steering
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel
  • Air Conditioning

technology

  • Traction Control
  • Stability Control
  • MP3
  • Satellite Radio

exterior

  • Fog Lights
  • Alloy Wheels

Vehicle Rating

Overall

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

Sedan Rating Avg. Price
#1 Toyota Camry Hybrid 81 $9,996
#2 Toyota Camry 79 $9,495
#3 Nissan Altima 77 $7,733
#4 Chevrolet Malibu 77 $6,999
#5 Honda Accord Cpe 75 N/A
#10 Kia Optima 74 $7,811

Ratings

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
70
Out of 100
GREAT
70/100

Driving Experience

J.D. Power
79
Out of 100
GREAT
79/100

Resale

J.D. Power
72
Out of 100
GREAT
72/100

The Pros

Measured owner satisfaction with 2012 Kia Optima performance, styling, comfort, features, and usability after 90 days of ownership.

Vehicle acceleration

The vehicle's heating and air conditioning

Comfort of the driver's seat

Problem Areas

The problems experienced by owners of the 2012 Kia Optima during the first 90 days of ownership.

Quietness of the vehicle interior

Smoothness of vehicle's ride

Ease of getting in and out of the vehicle

Vehicle Basics

Engine

4 Cyl

Transmission

Automatic

Drivetrain

FWD

EXTERIOR

Gray

Fuel

24cty/34hwy

History

n/a

Displacement

2.4 L

VIN

KNAGM4A75C5273803