pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
80,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most common solutions:

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problem #1

Aug 272015

Optima LX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles

I bought this car used in Aug 2015 From the day i picked it up theres something funky with the transmission. Some days it will shift fine then others its all day shifts rough when you push on the brake it does this hard jerky downshift almost like torque converter is messed up. Along with this problem theres days when the car acts like it has no power or its hesitant to pick up speed. Ive called the kia dealer her in town they just blow it off. They tell me to change the fluid and that was done before i bought the car it still does it and i called kia corporate with no help either. Im at the point of selling this car its junk nothing but problems!!!!

- Tyler P., Watertown, NY, US