2012 Kia Optima

Up to 22 MPG city / 34 MPG hwy
$19,500 - $26,500

2012 Kia Optima

2012 Kia Optima

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The 2012 Optima is a 4-door, 5-passenger family sedan, available in 5 trims, ranging from the LX MT to the SX.



Upon introduction, the LX MT is equipped with a standard 2.4-liter, I4, 200-horsepower engine that achieves 24-mpg in the city and 35-mpg on the highway. A 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive is standard. The SX is equipped with a standard 2.0-liter, I4, 274-horsepower, turbo engine that achieves 22-mpg in the city and 34-mpg on the highway. A 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is standard. See more... See Less

5 Available Trims
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  • 200

    HP

    24city

    35hwy

    $

    19,500

    MSRP

  • 200

    HP

    24city

    35hwy

    $

    19,500

    MSRP

  • 200

    HP

    24city

    35hwy

    $

    23,200

    MSRP

  • 274

    HP

    22city

    34hwy

    $

    25,100

    MSRP

  • 274

    HP

    22city

    34hwy

    $

    26,500

    MSRP

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Reviews and Ratings
Overall
Pros Cons
I have a heavy foot, & the kia optima is at its best driving fast Rear visibility. head room. no height adjustment on passenger seat.
Styling - both interior & exterior Gas mileage is not even close to what i had hoped for
Good mpg for a 274 hp engine Engine power - 4 cylinders; a little sluggish
Overall comfort for all occupants No spare tire! cost me $450 to get donut spare
Warranty, miles per gallon Visibility should be improved to combat blind spot
Interior/ exterior styling & trunk space Excessive road noise, especially water/slush!
Overall look-classy & sporty I shouldn't have to buy a special kia adapter to play my ipod
Interior comfort & technology; love the back up camera. Passenger seat's to low - needs pump like driver's seat
The seat moving back to let you out of car easier Not the fastest turbo / some lag
In comparison to the price , the performance & power are beyond expectations. I would like if it were all wheel drive