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2001 Kia Optima
2001 Kia Optima
Available Price Range $956-$5,096 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 22-24 SeatsN/A

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South Korean manufacturers Kia and Hyundai have posted sizable sales gains in the United States the last two years, and both are expanding their lineups for 2001. Kia already added the Rio and Spectra subcompacts, and by December it intends to introduce the midsize Optima sedan.The Optima is a c... Read Full Report

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The voice on the other end of the line was saying, "We're going to get you a Kia Optima to test drive." Despite heroic efforts to mentally bury my worst fears, three words raced through my brain: cheap, underpowered, small. Thankfully, fears do not always translate to reality, and the 2001 Kia Optima SE sedan I recently climbed into revealed how far the Korean automaker has come in rai... Read full review for the 2001 Kia Optima

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3.7

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Good Car for the money

by Have Driven All Makes from Seaford, VA on December 15, 2008

I have owned all makes of cars, and surprise this little car has proven itself.I have the SE model and it came with everything but a seat warmer. It now has well over 100000 miles and nothing major ha... Read Full Review

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