Kia Optima

Kia Optima Reviews

2018

Kia Optima 2018 review

The updated 2018 Kia Optima range sees some notable changes, including price drops, equipment adjustments and new safety gear added on both models in the range. We're testing out the Si and GT.Read more

Kia Optima Si 2018 review: snapshot

The Kia Optima Si is the entry-grade of two models, and it comes in at $33,290 plus on-road costs - an $1100 drop over the previous version.Read more

Kia Optima GT 2018 review: snapshot

The Kia Optima GT model lists at $43,290 plus on-roads - a $1200 price drop compared to the pre-facelift model. Over the Si, the GT has a new 8.0-inch media screen with extended smartphone connectivity and in-built sat nav (with 10 years of maps...Read more

Kia Optima 2018 review

Kia's Optima may not have the highest profile in the Aussie new car market, but this well-equipped, well-priced mid-size sedan does so many things, so well.Read more

2016

Kia Optima GT 2016 review

Alistair Kennedy road tests and reviews the Kia Optima GT with specs, fuel consumption and verdict.Read more

Kia Optima Si 2016 review

Craig Duff road tests and reviews the Kia Optima with specs, fuel consumption and verdict.Read more

Kia Optima GT 2016 review

Paul Gover road tests and reviews the Kia Optima GT with specs, fuel consumption and verdict.Read more

Kia Optima Turbo 2016 review

Craig Duff road tests and reviews the Kia Optima turbo, at its preview drive in the US.Read more

2015

Used Kia Optima review: 2011-2015

Ewan Kennedy reviews the 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Kia Optima as a used buy.Read more

Kia Optima GT 2015 review

Craig Duff road tests and reviews the Kia Optima GT with specs, fuel consumption and verdict at its Australian launch.Read more

Price Guide

$39,490

Based on Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)

Lowest Price

$34,490

Highest Price

$44,490

Range & Specifications

2018 Sedan
GT
MSRP
$43,290
ANCAP Rating
2018 Sedan
GT NAV (BLACK LEATHER)
MSRP
$44,490
ANCAP Rating
2018 Sedan
GT NAV (RED LEATHER)
MSRP
$44,490
ANCAP Rating
2018 Sedan
Si
MSRP
$34,490
ANCAP Rating

Kia Optima News

Kia Optima 2018 facelift revealed

29 January 2018 by Matt Campbell

Kia Optima Ecodynamics hybrid on way

28 October 2010 by Neil Dowling

SEMA 2014 | Kia showcases four concepts

6 November 2014 by Matthew Hatton

Revised Kia Optima revealed

28 March 2013 by CarsGuide team

Kia winners go behind the scenes

31 October 2012 by CarsGuide team

Batman-inspired Kia Optima

11 October 2012 by Chris Riley

Kia Optima cheaper model arrives

3 January 2012 by Paul Gover

Kia Optima Hybrid to battle Camry

13 September 2011 by Neil Dowling