• (4.0) 3 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $1,123–$6,471
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 23-26
  • Engine: 138-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2003 Kia Optima

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Great Car

by Love my Optima from Virginia on November 16, 2013

I've owned one for 10 years and LOVE it! It gets great gas mileage and is the most reliable car I've every owned.

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2003 Kia Optima Safety Ratings

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There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

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

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