How reliable is a Kia Optima?

Will a Kia Optima be a good car for my grandma? I definitely trust her to make this choice, but I still want to make sure that it’s reliable and she’s not just buying it because she likes Kias.

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Liz Jenson · Answered on Dec 06, 2022
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
The Kia Optima has a good reliability rating; in fact, it takes a spot in the top third of midsize cars as far as reliability goes. It also has lower ownership costs than average, making it a great choice for your grandma’s next car.
The Kia Optima also lasts an average of 200,000 miles before suffering from a breakdown or requiring major repairs, making it a great choice if your grandma wants a car that will last her for a long time.
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