Tag: Kia Optima

Kia Recalls 295,000 Cars In U.S. Over Engine Fire Risks

Kia has issued a recall for an estimated 294,756 vehicles in the United States, at risk of suffering an engine compartment fire that can occur while the car is on the move. The recall involves the 2012-2013 Sorento, 2012-2015 Forte and Forte Koup, 2011-2013 Optima Hybrid, 2014-2015 Soul and 2012 Sportage. Kia dealers will inspect […]

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Hyundai And Kia To Pay Millions In Penalties Over Slow Engine Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced Hyundai and Kia could pay a combined total of $210 (£157.2 / €175.6) million in penalties to resolve allegations the company was slow to recall vehicles and “inaccurately reported certain information to NHTSA regarding the recalls.” At issue are the “untimely” recalls of over 1.6 million vehicles […]

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2021 KIA K5 Officially Revealed For U.S. Market As Optima’s Much Sexier Replacement

Kia has finally revealed the new 2021 K5 mid-size sedan for the North American market as the replacement of the Optima, with the new car featuring a much sharper visual presence thanks to the company’s new design language. The new Kia K5 is based upon the new ‘N3’ platform, which also underpins the Hyundai Sonata, […]

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2021 Kia K5 (Optima) Gets AWD And High-Performance GT Model With 286 HP

Kia introduced the 2021 K5 / Optima in South Korea last month and now the company has revealed specifications for the redesigned sedan. Starting under the hood, the K5 will be offered with an assortment of Smartstream petrol engines. In North America and South Korea, there will be a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder that produces 178 […]

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