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Kia Optima vs. Kia Sportage Reliability

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Results are for year ending March 31, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2015 Kia Optima   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  15 Optimas, 8.5 months of data per Optima, average 8900 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2014 Kia Optima   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Optimas, 8.9 months of data per Optima, average 20000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2013 Kia Optima 9
0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  53 Optimas, 9.6 months of data per Optima, average 36700 miles

 

2012 Kia Optima 31
33.9285714286% 33.9285714286% Fewest Trips Most Trips
[?] see reported repairs
  34 Optimas, 8.1 months of data per Optima, average 54400 miles
2012 Kia Sportage   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Sportages, 9.5 months of data per Sportage, average 48100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2011 Kia Optima   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  24 Optimas, 8.5 months of data per Optima, average 59200 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2011 Kia Sportage   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Sportages, 8.8 months of data per Sportage, average 51900 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2009 Kia Sportage   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Sportages, 8.0 months of data per Sportage, average 70200 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2008 Kia Sportage   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Sportages, 7.8 months of data per Sportage, average 70300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2007 Kia Sportage   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Sportages, 8.9 months of data per Sportage, average 108800 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

 

2006 Kia Sportage   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  18 Sportages, 9.8 months of data per Sportage, average 117100 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2005 Kia Optima   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Optimas, 10.3 months of data per Optima, average 110100 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2005 Kia Sportage   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Sportages, 6.6 months of data per Sportage, average 127700 miles

* Small sample, members only.

 

2004 Kia Optima   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Optimas, 9.1 months of data per Optima, average 135300 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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Kia Optima vs. Kia Sportage Reliability Comparisons

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