How many miles can a 2013 Kia Optima last?
How long does a Kia Optima engine last?
While the lifespan of your 2013 Kia Optima’s engine should meet or exceed 150,000 miles, some of this depends on how and where you drive your car. It also depends on whether or not you attend to your car’s maintenance needs.
Engine lifespan can be affected by driving habits and how you use your vehicle. For instance, hauling or carrying heavy loads, driving at high speeds for long durations, and sudden bursts of acceleration and braking are all driving habits that can shorten your engine’s life.
Can a Kia Optima last 500,000 miles?
Anything may be possible, but the Kia Optima will probably not last up to 500,000 miles. But with excellent care and cautious driving, your 2013 Kia Optima could outlast its expected lifespan.
Average life expectancy for a Kia Optima
On average, the Kia Optima across model years will last 100,000 to 200,000 miles, or about 6-½ to 13 years if you drive 15,000 miles per year. Again, though, this number depends on the condition of the car. Your Optima’s life expectancy could be more or less based on the following:
How to extend a 2013 Kia Optima’s life expectancy
The best way to extend your 2013 Kia Optima’s life expectancy is to keep an appropriate maintenance schedule and drive responsibly. That means avoiding sudden, hard acceleration and long periods of driving at high speeds. This puts undue stress on the engine.
By taking care of your car and avoiding stressful driving conditions, you can expect to get plenty of good years out of it as a daily driver.
Common 2013 Kia Optima problems to watch out for