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2009 Kia Optima 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Kia Optima in Minnesota, United States
- Sep 2009
Sep 2009

396 mi
seat latch was loose. 
Kia Optima in Georgia, United States
Feb 2011 - Aug 2013
Mar 2012

23000 mi

US $115
Battery failed, and it was an OEM. Replacement installed by AAA Road Service at residence 
Apr 2012

23700 mi

US $125
Trunk latch had become out of adjustment. This resulted in a constant battery drain as a signal light showing trunk light was remaining on. Dealer adjusted latch so trunk lid would properly close 
Kia Optima in Idaho, United States
Mar 2010 - Nov 2013
Feb 2010

250 mi
Warranty repair on back passenger cloth panel, Cloth coming loose, Noticed on test drive Dealer Replaced panel.. 
Nov 2013

27000 mi

US $20
Driver inside door handle broke in half for no reason just broke in our hand when using it..Also plastic covering on visors coming away from mirrors and cloth coming off door panels.. All repairs covered by Kia 
Kia Optima in Texas, United States
Sep 2013 - Jan 2014
Oct 2013

61700 mi
Airbag sense under passenger seat went out. While it's out of the factory warranty, the extended warranty is covering it. 

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2009 Kia Optima 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Kia Optima in New York, United States
Oct 2012 - Jan 2014
Jan 2014

53000 mi
Headlight automatically turning off when car shut off do not function properly 

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2009 Kia Optima Repair Histories

31 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2009 Kia Optima. 8 of these members (25.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 7 repairs to 2009 Kia Optimas--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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