2002 Kia Optima

The Kia Optima was introduced in 2001 and shared many similarities to the Hyundai Sonata. It had similar styling with a few of the same interior features. Mechanically, they were also very similar.

In 2003, the Optima was give dual headlights and minor designs enhancements. The following year, the grilled was redesigned.

An all-new Optima was introduced in Korea in late 2005. The 2006 North American International Auto Show saw the introduction of this new Optima in production form. The car is offered with three engine options, a four-cylinder in 2.0 and 2.4-liter form that provides 145 and 160 horsepower respectively. The V6 engine provides 185 horsepower. There is a five-speed automatic and manual gearbox.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jul 2007

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Kia Monthly Sales Volume

August 2020
57,015
June 2020
47,870
May 2020
45,817
April 2020
31,705
March 2020
45,413
February 2020
52,177
January 2020
40,355
December 2019
51,229
November 2019
50,504
October 2019
50,007
September 2019
44,619
August 2019
60,730
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