(4.3) 7 reviews
MSRP: $923$4,427
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 21-24
Engine: 149-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2002 Kia Optima


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cant kill it

by poppa slate from Dubtown, ny on January 30, 2013

I bought this car in 2007 from a Kia dealership with 41K miles, it was a leased car. Price was good and has lots of options, its the V-6 SE with leather, moonroof, auto-manual trans, etc. It got great... Read Full Review

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