• (4.3) 7 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $1,109–$4,761
  • 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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Ive had my 02 kia optima 5 months

by KeliJo from Muskogee,Oklahoma on June 26, 2017

It had 53300 miles on it. Its the v6es sedan. After the first week the transmission started slipping, the headlights dim and brighten, the radio and cd playervswitch back and forth. It read on diagnos... Read Full Review

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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