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Kia Optima Reviews
Carbuyer76
Parkers70
Car Keys70
AA70
Auto Express60
Autocar60
What Car60
Top Gear60
The Telegraph40
Total Aggregate Score
63
3.8
3.8 / 5
Carbuyer
Review Summary
The Kia Optima comes with plenty of equipment and the company’s excellent seven-year warranty, while the recently introduced hybrid model improves economy, emissions and overall appeal significantly.
3.5
3.5 / 5
Parkers
Review Summary
Revamped range takes aim at fleet drivers, with even a plug-in hybrid.
3.5
3.5 / 5
Car Keys
Review Summary
If you are after a comfortable, well-equipped, stylish saloon then the Optima should certainly be on your shortlist. It’s not a clear go-to saloon option, but if you want something a little different that doesn’t skip on quality, then the Optima is spot on.
7
7 / 10
AA
Review Summary
A long list of kit is backed up by a solid on the road performance, sensible economy and the peace of mind of an industry-busting warranty, making it a car the finance department will like.
3
3 / 5
Auto Express
Review Summary
The Kia Optima is a stylish saloon that offers plenty of kit and is a comfortable cruiser.
3
3 / 5
Autocar
Review Summary
If our first impressions are anything to go by, then it’s certainly worth considering.
3
3 / 5
What Car
Review Summary
The Kia Optima is a good-looking car that’s well equipped and has a smart interior. However, its steering, engine refinement and diesel CO2 emissions are below par.
6
6 / 10
Top Gear
Review Summary
Forget the Magentis, this is a big Kia that's actually appealing. But so too is the cheaper Hyundai i40...
2
2 / 5
The Telegraph
Review Summary
If the Optima happened to be on your company car list, you probably wouldn’t complain, but its rivals have better interiors and are more engaging to drive.
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